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Pictures of the 2018 European SharePoint, Azure and Office 365 Conference

Written on December 4, 2018 at 6:59 AM, by

Last week, I was scheduled for a 60-minute session on Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at the 2018 European SharePoint, Azure and Office 365 Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend the entire conference, but instead scheduled to fly in on Wednesday morning, attend the conference, attend the party and then […]

Azure AD Connect v1.2.68.0 fixes an issue with the MSOnline PowerShell Module

Written on December 3, 2018 at 7:15 AM, by

Late last week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure Active Directory.   What’s Fixed There is only one fix in version 1.2.68.0. This hotfix build […]

Pictures of Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2018 in Haarlem last week

Written on November 23, 2018 at 10:20 AM, by

After last week’s Heliview People-centric IT event in Rotterdam, I drove to Haarlem for the next event on my list: NC Communications’ Office 365 and SharePoint Connect. Unfortunately, I was too late to pick up Mustafa Toroman and Sasa Kranjac from Amsterdam Airport, but we did arrive at the Amrâth Grand Hotel Frans Hals at […]

Creating a clean MyApps and Office Portal Experience

Written on November 22, 2018 at 2:56 PM, by

As we help organizations embrace Hybrid Identity, we often encounter politics or standards that dictate that we take baby steps. I fully agree with taking the smallest steps possible, for it keeps roll-back steps small and useful, too. However, Azure Active Directory, currently, is not a cloud service you can enable without some default functionality. […]

Azure AD Connect v1.2.67.0 fixes an issue with Password Writeback

Written on November 22, 2018 at 1:17 PM, by

Earlier this week, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect, its free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments and LDAP v3-compatible directories to Azure Active Directory.   What’s Fixed There is only one fix in version 1.2.67.0. This hotfix build […]

Pictures of Heliview’s 2018 People-centric IT event

Written on November 21, 2018 at 8:55 AM, by

A week ago, we were present at Heliview’s 2018 People-centric IT event at Soccer club Feyenoord’s “De Kuip” Stadium in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As this was somewhat of a home game for us, we decided to make our mark at this event with our new corporate banner and new corporate clothing style. We arrived at […]

Important issues in Windows Server 2019 build 10.0.17763.1 (Release Notes)

Written on November 20, 2018 at 7:38 PM, by

Today, Microsoft rereleased Windows Server 2019 build 10.0.17763.1 to Volume License customers and MSDN subscribers. Downloads from its Evaluation Center and Azure IaaS-based virtual machines running Windows Server 2019 are on the horizon. The following four downloads of Windows Server 2019 are now available: Windows Server 2019 Essentials Windows Server 2019 Windows Server 2019 Language […]

I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference next week

Written on November 20, 2018 at 8:19 AM, by

Next week, I’ll present a 60-minute break-out session on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. After I presented this session with a standard slide deck from Microsoft at the Amsterdam Tech Summit, Donald Hessing invited me to present an […]

Pictures of VMware VMworld Europe 2018

Written on November 12, 2018 at 2:55 PM, by

Last week, I presented at VMware’s VMworld Europe 2018. After a last-minute day of work for a customer on Monday, I flew into Barcelona El Prat (BCN) airport via Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport. As usual, KLM and Air France were extremely nice to me with some leg space on both flights and good […]

I’m speaking at Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2018

Written on November 2, 2018 at 11:51 AM, by

Office 365 is the cloud service most organizations use. Some of them are not be aware Azure Active Directory lives underneath their cloud service or behind the ‘Office 365 Identity Platform’ Relying Party Trust (RPT) in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). That’s why I’ll present on Azure AD Connect on NCComms’ Office 365 and […]