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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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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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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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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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Like I said before my network has taken many shapes and recently its changed again! After a long think I decided to move and condense all the server roles from all 5 servers on to just the 2 most powerful. These are the 2 Dell Poweredge 830’s. I use powerful in a lose scene of […]

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My network has taken many shapes in the couple of year since I first started it. Originally when it was just two servers I had them both linked to my main broadband router allowing me to configure them without the complications of having them on a different IP class with a different subnet. Easy enough. This […]

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