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I’m co-presenting at the Dutch Windows Management User Group Christmas Event

Written on November 29, 2016 at 7:58 PM, by

The Dutch IT Pro Community is a vibrant community with many communities, focusing on specific aspects, and thus catering to different groups of the Dutch IT Pro population. One of the more active user groups is the Dutch Windows Management User Group (WMUG). This week, they invited me to speak at their Christmas event on […]

Join Veeam for VeeamON Tour Virtual

Written on November 21, 2016 at 2:52 PM, by

Tomorrow, Veeam organizes a virtual event, targeted at the European continent, where they’ll share their view on availability beyond backup and restore and beyond the confines of your datacenter or the usual Operating System. I’ve attended the VeeamON Tour event in London in June this year, and I recommend this event, because it allows you […]

I’ll be co-presenting two sessions at Experts Live 2016

Written on November 20, 2016 at 6:35 PM, by

As I’ve presented at Experts Live for a couple of years in a row, it should not come as a surprise that I’ve been picked as a speaker for Experts Live 2016. To keep the tradition alive, I’ve opted for co-presenting again, two sessions with Raymond Comvalius..   About Experts Live Experts Live is an […]

Azure AD Connect version 1.1.343.0 with support for Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016

Written on November 19, 2016 at 12:01 PM, by

Yesterday, while I was chatting with a company in the North of Netherlands on Azure, Microsoft released version 1.1.343.0 of Azure AD Connect, for all your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services and LDAP v3 to Azure Active Directory, and thus Office 365, synchronization needs. Version 1.1.343.0 of Azure AD Connect, dubbed the November 2016 release, […]

I’m speaking at Advanced Technology Days 12 in Zagreb next week

Written on November 9, 2016 at 6:44 PM, by

I’m at the Microsoft Global Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit this week and, thus, a week from home. Next week, though, is another week on the road, heading East instead of West, to Zagreb for Microsoft Croatia’s Advanced Technology Days event.   About Advanced Technology Days Microsoft Advanced Technology Days is a yearly two-day event, […]

Pictures of Microsoft Sinergija 16

Written on November 1, 2016 at 8:03 AM, by

Two weeks ago, I was in Belgrade to deliver two presentations at Microsoft Serbia’s Sinergija event and to spend time with friends. I traveled to Belgrade via Paris on Sunday October 16th. I was greeted by the events chauffeur and we arrived at the Belgrade Crown Plaza at around 11 PM. Of course, Romeo, Aleksandar, […]

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication features per license and implementation

Written on October 28, 2016 at 5:19 PM, by

Recently, I’ve been involved in some larger on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server projects as a senior engineer with a couple of demanding customers. It’s been a lot of fun and quite the roller coaster ride. One of the more confusing things about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server to customers is its licensing and the features […]

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Methods per Supported Protocol

Written on October 26, 2016 at 9:33 AM, by

Recently, I’ve been involved in some larger on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server projects as a senior engineer with a couple of demanding customers. It’s been a lot of fun and quite the roller coaster ride. One of the things I noticed while consulting on Microsoft’s Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server, is that its marketing department […]

I’m an organizer of Ngi-NGN’s Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 event

Written on October 20, 2016 at 3:18 PM, by

Regular readers know I’ve been associated with the Dutch Networking User Group (Ngi-NGN) for almost seven years now. I’ve been speaking at their events, been a regular at their planning meetings and have helped others achieve the same goal as their Speaker Coach in the past.   About Ngi-NGN Ngi-NGN is the organization that was […]

KnowledgeBase: Active Directory Domain Services Configuration Wizard shows ‘Windows Server Technical Preview’ functional levels

Written on October 15, 2016 at 1:07 PM, by

Last week, Microsoft officially released Windows Server 2016, its ‘latest and greatest’ Serer Operating System for use as hypervisor, just enough server, management serer and of course, Azure IaaS-based Virtual Machines (VMs).   The situation Windows Server 2016 was announced Release to Manufacturers (RTM) during the Keynote of Microsoft’s Ignite event on September 26, 2016, […]