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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 […]

Azure AD Connect moves to TLS 1.2-only with version 1.2.65.0

Written on November 1, 2018 at 8:59 AM, by

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 New Write-back of msExchUcVoicemailSettings The Azure AD Connect team changed the functionality of […]

What’s New in Azure Active Directory for October 2018

Written on October 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM, by

Azure Active Directory is Microsoft’s Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Azure Active Directory, Microsoft communicated the following new and changed functionality for Azure Active Directory for October 2018:       What’s New Azure AD Logs now work with Azure […]

I’m speaking at the 2018 Heliview People-centric IT Event

Written on October 30, 2018 at 10:43 AM, by

On November 13th, 2018, Heliview Congresses and Training organizes the People-centric IT event at Soccer club Feyenoord’s “De Kuip” Stadion. I’m delivering a 25-minute session.       About Heliview Congresses and Training Heliview Congresses and Training Dutch offers managers and senior specialists a stage to share and consume knowledge in their field of expertise. Additionally, personal […]

Pictures of Microsoft Sinergija 2018

Written on October 27, 2018 at 7:30 PM, by

Last Wednesday I presented a 60-minute break-out session at Microsoft Serbia’s annual Sinergija event. I flew into Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla airport on Tuesday night and was welcomed by Microsoft Sinergija’s regular driver in his (new) black Audi. It was a smooth experience all the way to the Crowne Plaza hotel. I went straight to bed […]

KnowledgeBase: KB4462917 breaks Domain Controller Promotions for new Active Directory domains in existing forests

Written on October 26, 2018 at 4:14 PM, by

Microsoft’s October 9th, 2018 Security update KB4462917, raising Windows Server 2016 to build 14393.2551, feature a security update for the JET Database engine. However, this update seems to cause an issue with Windows Server installations intended to become Active Directory Domain Controllers. One of my team members at SCCT experienced this issue at a customer […]

I’m speaking at VMware VMworld Europe 2018

Written on October 25, 2018 at 2:27 PM, by

After the rave reviews on our sessions at VMware’s VMworld US 2018 event, I’m happy to announce that I have been invited by VMware to also present at VMworld Europe 2018 in Barcelona. This time, I will share the stage for a 60-minute break-out session with Deji Akomolafe, Staff Solutions Architect at VMware.    About […]

Windows Server 2016’s October 2018 Quality Update brings several Active Directory fixes

Written on October 23, 2018 at 6:28 AM, by

Windows Server 2016’s October 2018’s Cumulative Quality Update, bringing the OS version to 14393.2580, offers a total of three fixes for issues you might be experiencing on your Windows Server 2016-based Domain Controllers and Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers.      About Windows Server 2016 Updates Microsoft issues two major updates each month for […]