The Weblogs in 2018

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Goodbye 2018!

As we say goodbye to yet another calendar year, we’re sharing our achievements for the past year.

Pageviews and visits

Throughout 2018, the / Weblogs served five and a half million pages. To be exact: we saw 5,609,225 pageviews.

From a visitor point of view, this results in the following diagram:


Top blogs

When we round up all the pageviews, the following pie chart emerges:

Blogs 2018

The above pie chart doesn’t include roughly 1M pageviews, that served the index page and the main feed for the Weblogs. These, of course, all pointed to the content in the blogs themselves, so they are irrelevant to the pie chart.

Top blogposts

The top 10 blogposts for 2018 paint an interesting picture:

  1. Using your browser to check Exchange 2013 protocol health (102236)
  2. Starting October 31st 2018 Office 365 will only allow TLS 1.2 (20535)
  3. Azure AD Connect: objectGUID vs. mS-DS-ConsistencyGuid, Part 1 (16301)
  4. Fixing Office 365 DirSync account matching issues (13661)
  5. KnowledgeBase: High CPU Usage for Azure AD Connect Health Sync Monitor with .NET Framework 4.7.2 Installed (11953)
  6. Checking security protocols and ciphers on your Exchange servers (11663)
  7. Simplifying the OWA URL with Citrix Netscaler (11482)
  8. From the field: Colleagues in specific group encounter error “AADSTS50107 Requested federation realm object does not exist.” (10097)
  9. AD Clients Not Authenticating to its Local Site (9687)
  10. Ten things you should know about Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Sync (8267)


We’d like to thank you, our readers, for appreciating our content, for your visits, replies, helpful comments and your likes and retweets on Twitter. We wish you all the best and a good start into 2019.

Thank you,

Author: Sander Berkouwer

Sander Berkouwer 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.

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