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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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This is a topic I have been meaning to post about for a while. It’s a bit of a gem I found and anyone who works with Configuration Manager especially if deploying operating systems should know about. I first came across this problem when setting up operating system deployment through System Center 2012 Configuration Manger. […]

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When looking at moving my blog from a sub directory to the root directory of my site I did a bit of searching. Most of the guides seemed a bit long winded for my liking as most of them covered moving a site hosted in all different environments. As my site is hosted in Microsoft […]

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This is just a quick post on setting up an Exchange account on Windows Phone 8. I am using a Nokia Lumia 920. It’s pretty self explanatory but I thought I would run through it anyway. Firstly you need to navigate to Settings > email+accounts. This will then present you with a list of current […]

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Setting up Outlook Anywhere is a simple task from the client side. Providing that everything is set up on the server side correctly you shouldn’t have any problems. This is easier said then done as it took a fair bit of trial, error and Googling to get mine working properly! I am going to run […]

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