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I have been asked a few times by end users why the time and date are displayed incorrectly when they are using Outlook. The most common reason is that when they first logged into Office 365 they managed to set the wrong time zone and regional settings. Having changed this a few times and explaining […]

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Over the last year we have been implementing more and more Ubiquiti hardware, mostly their UniFi range. As for the price you get a lot of bang for your $! (Or £ in this case) One of the big selling points for me is their software controller that is used to adopt and configure devices. […]

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Setting up a reliable and secure wireless network is a key part of today’s infrastructure. It has always been a need but with the massive increase of BYOD and corporate owned mobile devices it has become a necessity. With this in mind having a way to authenticate users without having to individually input a shared […]

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When using office 365 there are a few things that can be done to make using the whole service a little easier. One of these things is enabling and using Modern Authentication. Modern Authentication is Microsoft’s next step to allow a better Single Sign On service using the Open Authorisation standards. Modern Authentication has been […]

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Year on year our Microsoft volume licensing subscription gets renewed and I have very little issue. In our environment we generally use a KMS server as our means of activating our Windows and Office clients. However, we use the odd MAK key here and there if we have a business device that’s going to spend […]

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Due to UEFI becoming more common in new machines I decided to start looking at building and capturing system images ready to put on any new machines supporting this feature as well as still support any older BIOS based machines. The process of building and capturing a reference machine to be used with both BIOS […]

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When working with a virtualised server I came across an issue. The virtual server kept going into a suspended state. I noticed that the 2 virtual disks for the VM had managed to outsize the total available physical disk space on the host server. This was causing the server to be automatically suspended due to […]

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One of the features in Hyper-V is the ability to take snapshots of your virtual machine. This allows you to revert the machine back to a previous state without the need to use windows backups or an alternative. All explained in this article. However snapshots may be convenient they are not recommended by Microsoft to […]

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When first setting up Microsoft Exchange 2013 the default email address for any user in the organisation will normally be the same as the internal domain name e.g. example.info so a user’s email address would look like this: john.smith@example.info. However this may not be the same as your external domain or down the line you […]

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