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Pictures of NT Konferenca 2019

Written on June 3, 2019 at 9:05 AM, by

Two weeks ago, I travelled to Portorož in Slovenia to deliver two 60-minute sessions at NT Konferenca. I started early at one of my regular customers at 06:45 on Monday morning. After eight hours of work, I decided to drive to Schiphol airport. As I already saw notices of delays, I decided to take it […]

I’m speaking at Experts Live Netherlands 2019

Written on May 30, 2019 at 9:35 PM, by

Advertised as the biggest Microsoft IT Pro event in the Netherlands, Experts Live Netherlands will take place Tuesday June 6th, 2018 at Conference Center 1931 in Den Bosch. It’s a privilege to share the stage again with my buddy Raymond.     About Experts Live Experts Live is an independent platform for IT Professionals on Microsoft […]

Experiences with Being Published, Part 2: Tools, Tools, Tools

Written on May 29, 2019 at 8:18 PM, 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 […]

KnowledgeBase: Azure AD Connect upgrade is not reflected in the Office 365 Portal

Written on May 28, 2019 at 2:43 PM, by

Microsoft’s Azure AD Connect version 1.3.20 was quickly superseded by version 1.3.21.0 to fix an elevation of privilege vulnerability, but it appears to exhibit unexpected behavior for some organization running it.        The situation You have an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environment, and you synchronize objects to an Azure AD tenant, leveraging Azure […]

Pictures of Techorama Belgium 2019

Written on May 27, 2019 at 10:51 AM, by

Lat week, on Wednesday May 22, I delivered a 60-minute presentation at Techorama Belgium 2019. After a day of travel and, luckily, lunch at home, I arrived at the Antwerpen Kinepolis at 3PM. As the presentation was scheduled for 4:30PM, I was right on track to begin creating the slide deck for one of my […]

Azure AD Connect version 1.3.21.0 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 1.3.20.0, Microsoft released version 1.3.21.0 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 […]

Getting Azure DevOps tasks in To-Do with Flow

Written on May 14, 2019 at 9:01 PM, by

Recently I’ve been working more with Azure DevOps within our team; we do our capacity planning and tasks (Work Items) in sprints. However, I also use mail as a sort of To-Do list. Since a few weeks, you can have Flagged Mails from your Exchange account added as an To-Do task. It even copies most […]

HOWTO: Install Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server 8.0.1.1

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. […]