How to Create and Configure ExpressRoute Circuits

One of the main objectives for an organization moving to a public cloud, in any type of shape or form, is regarding the overall performance experience: It cannot be a downgraded version of what they have with their on-premises services. Microsoft is well aware of that, therefore created some time back the possibility to use private connections from your datacenter […]

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How to deploy a Domain Controller on Microsoft Azure

Active Directory is the heart of your network. The domain controller of your active directory domain is responsible for a lot of on-premises connectivity (LDAP, DNS, …) and is probably extended to the cloud (Azure AD connect). It’s clear that this domain controller is the single point of failure. That’s why you always should have 2 or more domain controllers in an […]

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Comply your AD password expiration policy with Azure AD

How does EnforceCloudPasswordPolicyForPasswordSyncedUsers policy works? If you have an expiration policy configured in your on-premise environment, this is not synced to Azure AD. This results in the scenario where a user can continue to work and access company resources when authenticating against Azure AD, although the password has expired in the on-premise AD. If you want to be able to […]

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Get DNS server IP’s using PowerShell

On servers, we use static IP configuration and static DNS configuration. If you have multiple sites in your environment, this list of DNS server IPs will vary from one site’s server to another. Given these, we sometimes end up with incorrect DNS IP entries in some of the servers. The script I am going to discuss will help you query […]

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Step by Step Implementing DNS Security in Windows Server 2016

Since DNS is a critical network service, as a Server Administrator you must protect it as much as possible. A number of options are available for protecting the DNS server, including :• DNS cache locking• DNS socket pool• DNSSEC Before we start the step by step to implement the DNS Security, lets go through a theory behind this technology. DNS Cache Locking Cache locking is […]

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How to Install Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019

The Windows Server 2019 Install Procedure The following steps walk through Windows Server 2019 Installation from media. Aside from the text fields and the license prompt in step 3, installing Hyper-V Server does not change the screens or process. You begin on the language, locale, and input choice screen: The second screen has the lone Install now button. If you need it, […]

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Azure — ExpressRoute Overview

What is Azure ExpressRoute? — Introduction to Azure ExpressRoute Azure ExpressRoute lets you seamlessly extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft Azure. This connection between your organization and Azure is dedicated and private. ExpressRoute Key points ExpressRoute is a private connection from your on-premises infrastructure to your Azure infrastructure. Your data doesn’t travel over the public internet. Connection between your […]

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AWS — Direct Connect Overview

Introduction to AWS Direct Connect AWS Direct Connect makes it easy to establish a dedicated connection from an on-premises network to Amazon VPC. Using AWS Direct Connect, you can establish private connectivity between AWS and your data center, office, or collocated environment. This private connection can reduce network costs, increase bandwidth throughput, and provide a more consistent network experience than internet-based […]

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WPScan – A Black Box WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

WordPress is all over the web; it’s the most popular and most used content management system (CMS) out there. Is your website or blog is powered by WordPress? Did you know that malicious hackers are always attacking WordPress sites every minute? If you didn’t, now you know. The first step towards securing your website or blog is to perform a vulnerability assessment. […]

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Azure — Virtual Network (VNet) Peering Overview

Introduction to Virtual Network (VNet) Peering in Azure VNet peering (or virtual network peering) enables you to connect virtual networks. A VNet peering connection between virtual networks enables you to route traffic between them privately through IPv4 addresses. Virtual machines in the peered VNets can communicate with each other as if they are within the same network. VNet Peering Types1. Regional […]

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