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About: Sander Berkouwer

Sander Berkouwer is CTO at SCCT, a Dutch Microsoft Partner. He is the author of the Active Directory Administration Cookbook, speaker and blogger at and He is awarded Microsoft MVP, Veeam Vanguard and VMware vExpert. 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:

Azure AD Connect version fixes an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1000)

Written on May 16, 2019 at 11:53 AM, by

Hot on the heels of Azure AD Connect version, Microsoft released version earlier this week to address an elevation of privilege vulnerability. Azure AD Connect is Microsoft’s 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 […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 1: Accusations of Plagiarism

Written on May 15, 2019 at 8:12 AM, by

As a published technical writer, I’ve had my share of experiences working with a publisher and its editors for a period of seven months. For my own sanity, I’ll post some of my experiences in this series of blogposts on Experiences with Being Published. I feel these stories can be quite entertaining, and I might […]

HOWTO: Install Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server

Written on May 14, 2019 at 8:18 PM, by

This blogpost details how to setup and configure Microsoft’s on-premises Azure Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Server product in an existing environment. It details how to install and configure the base components: The MFA Server, the Web Service SDK and the User Portal.     Before you begin Before you begin, you should have access to the following […]

Pictures of the 2019 Heliview IAM Congress

Written on May 13, 2019 at 5:16 PM, by

Last week, Heliview organized its annual Identity and Access Management (IAM) congress at the Nieuwegein Business Center. To set up our booth, Carlo and I arrived early. We swiftly set it up and then enjoyed a cup of tea as the start of our day. This also allowed for some time to canvas the room. […]

I’m speaking at Techorama Belgium 2019

Written on May 10, 2019 at 11:37 AM, by

I’m proud to share that I’ll be presenting at Techorama Belgium for my third year in a row as an accepted speaker for Techorama Belgium 2019.   About Techorama Techorama Belgium is a yearly international technology conference that takes place at Kinepolis Metropolis Antwerp. Techorama welcomes 1700 attendees, a healthy mix between developers, IT Professionals, […]