How to configure Single Sign On (SSO) from Azure AD to CyberArk

When using Azure AD as your identity provider (IDP) and when you are extending your on-premise High privileged accounts to different Cloud destinations. It may come on handy to configure CyberArk (when you have this in place) to use Azure AD as your IDP for access to your managed Password Vaults. The biggest reason to … Continue reading How to configure Single Sign On (SSO) from Azure AD to CyberArk

How to disable basic authentication using Conditional Access

As you might have read on some other blogs Microsoft basic authentication for Microsoft Exchange online is almost out of support. The date 13th of October is getting closer and closer. Basic authentication in Exchange Online uses a username and a password for client access requests. Blocking Basic auth can help protect your Exchange Online … Continue reading How to disable basic authentication using Conditional Access

How to use a trusted location for MFA and Self Service Password Reset

It has been a long time since my last blogpost. This week we have configured something new and very useful. Self Service Password Reset. Many companies have a integrated process on how to reset the passwords for there end users. But why use a process that claims a lot of tickets and asks a lot … Continue reading How to use a trusted location for MFA and Self Service Password Reset

Password less sign in to Office 365

Today i was busy hardening my Office 365 Security and i came to the topic about Password less sign-in. I have heard this at some recent events like Experts Live an Ignite. So it was time to configure this. What is Password less sign in Password less sign in is a different way of login … Continue reading Password less sign in to Office 365

Exchange buildnumbers and versions

I have created a list with all Exchange buildnumbers and version numbers. The list starts from Exchange 2010 because everything before 2010 is end of life. In the future i will mark RU and CU which contain a schema differently. Exchange buildnumbers Server 2019 Bellow you find a table with all the buildnumbers regarding Exchange … Continue reading Exchange buildnumbers and versions

Single Label Domain (SLD) and Azure AD Connect

The SLD Azure AD case Some time ago I was at this customer where I needed to setup Azure AD from 2 forests and 7 domains. Essentially this customer wanted to move to Office 365 Exchange Online. When I was making an inventory of these domains I came across a Single Label Domain (SLD). And … Continue reading Single Label Domain (SLD) and Azure AD Connect

An easy way to manage your organization with Intune

Next up Intune Since some time Microsoft has been promoting lots of companies to go with Intune. Most of these companies want to use a solution like Intune but sometime already have a system in place which takes care of their mobile devices. Think about Airwatch or Mobile Iron. Most of the time Intune gets … Continue reading An easy way to manage your organization with Intune

Running Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) for the first time

Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) Every time when i have to implement a Hybrid Scenario or HCW at a customer i caught myself of using a different blog as a safety guidance. I do this so i do not make a mistake or forget something during the configuration of  the Hybrid Configuration Wizard. Here are some … Continue reading Running Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) for the first time

Mailbox migration hangs on TotalStalledDueToWriteThrottle

TotalStalledDueToWriteThrottle Mailbox migration can take a long time to finish. Most of the time this can be a pain when there is a lot of pressure on the migration project. To get more insights in these issue you can execute the command bellow to get an overview of what is going on with your mailbox … Continue reading Mailbox migration hangs on TotalStalledDueToWriteThrottle

How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

Why disable groups/ teams creation Some companies want to permit access to group and our teams creation. There can be many reasons for this. For instance you want to disable the creation of groups and teams to be more in control over these features. To do this the right way it is recommended that only … Continue reading How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.