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About: Sander Berkouwer

Sander Berkouwer is a Dutch IT Professional with over fifteen years of experience with projects in large IT environments. He is a contributing blogger at the / Weblogs ( and the founder and owner of ServerCore.Net. Since 2009, Microsoft has awarded Sander with the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. Since 2016, Veeam has awarded Sander with the Veeam Vanguard award.

Recent Posts by Sander Berkouwer:

Pictures of Meetup 47

Written on April 20, 2018 at 3:37 PM, by

Yesterday, I presented on devices in the context of Azure Active Directory for the Dutch Azure User Group ( at Centric’s headquarters in Gouda, the Netherlands. After working hours, we gathered at the dinner buffet, consisting of Chinese food from Restaurant Hong Kong. Straight after I arrived, I hooked up my device and showed the […]

Windows Server 2016’s April 2018 Quality Update brings three Active Directory Domain Services fixes

Written on April 18, 2018 at 10:39 AM, by

Windows Server 2016’s April 2018’s Cumulative Quality Update, bringing the OS version to 14393.2214, offers three fixes for issues you might be experiencing on Windows Server 2016-based Active Directory Domain Controllers.   About Windows Server 2016 Updates Microsoft issues two major updates each month for Windows Server 2016, as outlined in the Patching with Windows […]

Azure AD Connect version 1.1.751.0 was released as a hotfix last week

Written on April 16, 2018 at 10:22 AM, by

Last week, Microsoft released Azure AD Connect version 1.1.751.0. This release of Microsoft’s free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments to Azure Active Directory is a HotFix release. This means it is not offered to organization running Azure AD Connect using the […]

An update to our privacy posture

Written on April 13, 2018 at 10:01 PM, by

Over five years ago, we defined our privacy posture on this blog. Today, as many organizations are (finally) getting ready for the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), privacy is a hot topic. Today, I want to dive a bit deeper on what GDPR means to us at the and Weblogs ( […]

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server is here

Written on April 12, 2018 at 10:16 AM, by

When looking back, I realized we’ve been working with Microsoft’s on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server version for a year. This week, Microsoft released a new version of it’s on-premises authentication security product: version   What’s New Registration experience improvements on mobile Using MFA Server’s mobile portal, end-users may register the authenticator app […]