One Identity My home network has been Ubiquiti Unifi stuff for years now and I am quite happy with their products. It didn't fail me during numerous video conferencing calls since March 2020 (you know why…). Now that I am increasingly away from home, I do use the L2TP VPN solution more often to acces … Continue reading "Ubiquiti UID and Microsoft 365: SSO with your VPN"
This month the beta exam MS-220: Troubleshooting Microsoft Exchange Online became available. This exam will provide the Microsoft 365 Certified: Exchange Online Support Engineer Specialty. Microsoft Learning announced this new certification in March. Because it's a beta exam there is not a lot of training material or courses (yet) you can use to prepare. I've … Continue reading "Exam MS-220 Exchange Online Troubleshooting list of sources"
I will be hosting a webinar on the 26th of October with the title "Controlling your Enterprise Mail flow". The European SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure Conference (ESPC) is hosting this live event webinar. It is a topic I have frequently visited before. However, I still find organizations struggle with it. If you are an … Continue reading "I will host an ESPC live webinar "Controlling your Enterprise Mail flow" on October 26th"
2020 has been a weird year for me. We sold our house and bought an apartment, moved to a different city in The Netherlands and soon after that, decided to quit my job at the same company for over 18 years. A difficult decision but a necessary one. I planned to take three months off … Continue reading "One year at NeoNomads! Eight years as an MVP!"
It's been a while, but I will be speaking at a WICCA online event next week. WICCA stands for "Women In Cybersecurity Community Association". Their goal is "to bring infosec ladies and female security enthusiasts together to learn about exploits, hacking, incident response, forensics, the low-level stuff and make bad crypto jokes!" At their June … Continue reading "I will be speaking at a WICCA online event next week!"
I get to investigate quite some mail environments in my work as a consultant. At a certain point you see some patterns emerging. One of those patterns is the correct configuration of mail related DNS records. It's one of the first things I check when I must check an unfamiliar environment. I have talked about … Continue reading "Easily list mail DNS records via this PowerShell script"
During the virtual Microsoft Ignite 2020, the Exchange Product Group announced the general availability of plus address support in Exchange Online. This has been a long request feature; I blogged about this in 2014 and Microsoft already announced it during Microsoft Ignite 2019. But now it's here! Considering enabling Plus Addressing And if your re-read … Continue reading "Exchange Online finally has plus addressing!"
It happened to all of us: sending a mail to the wrong recipient. Or disclosing the other recipients to each other.Let me show some quick tips that might help limit your users sending information to the wrong recipient. Embarrassing The Dutch Data Protection Agency (Dutch: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) is responsible for the supervision of correct handing … Continue reading "Quick tips to limit sending mail to the wrong recipient"
There are several ways how you can protect and limit access to Exchange Online. Conditional Access, Client Access Rules, the older ActiveSync Device rules and, the topic of this post, Authentication Policies. These policies are available in Exchange Online and Exchange Server 2019 since CU2. This article will show you how to implement this. Why … Continue reading "How To: Exchange Authentication Policies"
It's time for a little personal update on what's happening, it's been a while since I've blogged. I wanted to write and post this for myself, but it might be interesting for others. It was a period of heavy soul-searching and job hunting, eventually leading me to join a new consulting company named NeoNomads as … Continue reading "A new job at NeoNomads!"