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Ειδική προσφορά MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2

Τώρα που ο Windows Server 2012 R2 δίνει την θέση του στον Windows Server 2016, είναι μια καλή στιγμή να εκπαιδευθείτε σε οικονομική τιμή. Προετοιμαστείτε για το MCSA στον Windows Server 2012 R2 με τα online σεμινάρια στα ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ και σε αχτύπητη τιμή.   Τα σεμινάρια περιλαμβάνουν την εκπαίδευση στα ελληνικά σε video high definition, με απεριόριστη πρόσβαση, το επίσημο εκπαιδευτικό υλικό Microsoft και πρόσβαση στα επίσημα online labs της Microsoft.   Οι ειδικές τιμές ισχύουν για το 20410, 204

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New feature updates for #AzureAD Application Proxy, WorkFolders supported also

I’ve already presented Azure AD Application Proxy many times, it’s a great feature of Azure AD that you can use to publish your web apps to users outside of the company without VPNs. firewalls and the like. If you don’t know what is Azure AD Application Proxy, please take a look at this recorded presentation that I did a few months ago. You can find the video here.   But today there are some great news: if you use the new connector version of App Proxy you can use it with applications that tak

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Take a look at the new #AzureAD Admin Console, now in GA!

Back in September 2017 there was an announcement about the new Azure AD portal. which was in Public Preview at that time. We are very excited to see that today we have all the new functionality and features available, because it’s generally available to everybody! It’s really impressive to know that since September 750k admins from 500k organizations have tried it out and gave their feedback to the Azure AD guys.   Please read the rest of the article here.

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EMS Conditional Access using #AzureAD: What is all about

It’s really not the first time that you see this feature, EMS Conditional Access, in this blog. Just try to make a search, just like this: https://systemplus.gr/?s=conditional+access and you’ll get a lot of related information.   So as you can see, we need to find a way to protect our corporate data, while allowing our users to be productive, just using any device, giving them the best possible experience.   Please read the rest of the article here.

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Integration of #AzureAD with Workday is now in Public Preview

Well, these guys never stop giving us new features and technologies. So today the Azure AD Product Group announced that we have an integration of Azure AD with Workday.   Some of you probably do not know anything about Workday. Well, it’s a great application that can be used by the HR, the Finance and the IT department, and can unify finance and HR, giving you real-time insights, global visibility, and predictive analytics.   Read the rest of the article here.

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Azure Web Farm using IIS & Azure File storage

Azure Web Farm using IIS & Azure File storage This post is my view of a complete guide, from A to Z, including both the Windows Server part and the Azure Portal part on how to build a Web Farm using IIS & Azure File storage. Following this guide you will have a functional two server IIS Web Farm using Azure File storage. To create a Web Server Farm the mail requirement is a high available common storage. I see that when deploying on Azure, a lot of people are using DFSR for common storag

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Athens Azure Bootcamp Presentation

Thank you all for participating at my session today at Athens Azure Bootcamp, about how to Protect your data with a modern backup, archive and disaster recovery solution.     Bad things happen, even to good people. Protect yourself and avoid costly business interruptions by implementing a modern backup, archive and disaster recovery strategy. See how you can securely extend your on-premises backup storage and data archive solutions to the cloud to reduce cost and complexity, while achieving

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Save 40% on Windows Azure VM made easy

Save 40% on Windows Azure VM made easy creating a new Windows Azure VM you will notice a new selection at the Basics step. It is the Hybrid Use Benefit. Using this benefit you can save up to 40% on a Windows Azure VM cost using your own license with software assurance. You just need to have a Windows Server Standard or Datacenter license with Software Assurance, and it is not restricted to any specific licensing program, it is available to all licenses with Software Assurance. At the final step,

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Azure AD | Secure Web Application Publishing

Azure AD | Secure Web Application Publishing Application Publishing Azure Active Directory Application Proxy is a very easy and secure way for web application publishing using the extremely secure Azure AD authentication mechanism. There are a tone of features, like SSO and 2 Factor Authentication. But lets see the basic here. You have a web application that you are using internal to your network, not even https, or you have developed a web application and you want an easy and safe way to publis

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Azure VM Backup directly from VM’s blade

Azure VM Backup directly from VM’s blade By Pantelis Apostolidis | December 28, 2016 0 Comment   Azure VM Backup directly from VM’s blade Azure makes the VMs’ administration simpler every time. Today we will view a very nice new feature, the Backup shortcut at the VM’s blade. Just click on the VM and select Backup All you have to configure is the Backup Vault name and the Backup policy at the next easy step and press Enable Backup at the bottom of the “Enable backup” blade and that’s all!

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Exchange 2013/16 Set Virtual Directories Notes

Exchange 2013/16 Set Virtual Directories Notes By Pantelis Apostolidis | December 13, 2016 0 Comment   You can find all this info at many many blogs allover the internet, I just want to have a note here to have them gathered for ease.   Outlook Anywhare Get-OutlookAnywhere | Select Server,ExternalHostname,Internalhostname   Get-OutlookAnywhere | Set-OutlookAnywhere -ExternalHostname mail.mydomain.com -InternalHostname mail.mydomain.com -ExternalClientsRequireSsl $true -InternalClientsR

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Auto Start/Stop an Azure VM (ARM)

Auto Start/Stop an Azure VM (ARM) For Azure VMs that are not needed to be running 24/7, we can use Azure Automation to schedule automatic Stop (Deallocate) and Start. First ensure to reserve resources if needed, such as the Private and the Public IP. Now lets see how we will Auto Start/Stop an Azure VM (ARM). First create an Automation Account, go to the Azure Portal, expand more services and search for automation. Then click the “Automation Accounts” At the Automation Accounts press “Add” At

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Auto-Shutdown Hyper-V free with UPS

<h1>Auto-Shutdown Hyper-V free with USB UPS</h1> <p>Recently i installed a Hyper-V 2012 R2 server (the free version) but my UPS doesn’t support Windows Core. No problem, we have PowerShell!! after some search on various sites – blogs – etc i end up creating the following script. It checks the battery status every 3 minutes, using WMI and when the battery drops below 50% is sends the shutdown signal. As long as you set the VMs to save on shutdown you are OK!</p> <p>I

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Exchange 2010 | add local domain CA certificate

<p>First we need to create a certificate request</p> <p>Open the Microsoft Exchange Management Console and navigate to Microsoft Exchange -> Server Configuration.</p> <p>On the right panel press the “New Exchange Certificate”</p> <p id="IcnajXr"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-1027 " src="http://www.e-apostolidis.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/img_579b27be99f9e.png"alt="" /></p> <p>The “New Exchange Certificate” wizard will

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Calculate Azure VHD actual/billing size

<p>Azure blob storage is billed based to how much data you use. So you can have an 1023 GB disk but if you use only 20 GB you will be billed for 20 GB. But, <img src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/72x72/1f642.png"alt="?" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> , if you write more data, lets say 50 GB and then you erase them, the free space will not automatically be released.</p> <p>sandrinodimattia, https://github.com/sandrinodimattia, released an

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Match OnPrem Active Directory users to existing Office365 Users

<p>Lets say you have an Office 365 account and cloud only users with mailboxes and now you decide that you want to sync it and match the Office 365 users with your Active Directory users.</p> <p>I prepared a lab with one DC and I created a trial Office 365 E3 account with custom domain. I created users with the same username to both. At Active Directory I set the UPN to match the Office 365 user name and also added the email address.</p> <p>Next I enabled directory

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Migrating DHCP from Server 2003 to Server 2012 R2

<div class="text geshifilter-text">this is something very common lately and always I follow this post: <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/migrating-dhcp-server-2003-server-2012-r2">http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/migrating-dhcp-server-2003-server-2012-r2</a></div> <div class="text geshifilter-text"></div> <div class="geshifilter"> <div class="text geshifilter-text">Netsh<br />DHCP<br /&

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SQL Server Performance Monitor Counters

<div>THE BEST SQL SERVER PERFORMANCE MONITOR COUNTERS TO ANALYZE</div> <div></div> <div>– These are listed OBJECT first, then COUNTER</div> <div>– Memory – Available MBytes</div> <div>– Paging File – % Usage</div> <div>– Physical Disk – Avg. Disk sec/Read</div> <div>– Physical Disk – Avg. Disk sec/Write</div> <div>– Physical Disk – Disk Reads/sec</div> <div>– Physical Disk – Disk Writes/sec</

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Create migration endpoint | (Cutover & Staging Migration)

<p>Open the Office 365 Exchange Administration Console and go to Recipients > Migration > More > Migration endpoints and click on the plus sign to add a new endpoint.</p> <p><a href="http://www.e-apostolidis.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cme1.png"><imgclass="alignnone size-full wp-image-1002" src="http://www.e-apostolidis.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cme1.png" alt="cme1" width="867" height="275" srcset="http://www.e-apostolidis.gr/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/c

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Exchange 2013 Add public certificate and enable it

The exchangeserverpro.com site has the below excellent articles, to create the certificate request: to compete the pending request:and to enable it: The post Exchange 2013 Add public certificate and enable it appeared first on Proxima's IT Corner. <a href="http://www.e-apostolidis.gr/microsoft/exchange/exchange-2013-add-public-certificate-enable/"class='bbc_url' rel='nofollow external'>Source</a>

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Classic Azure VM Details

<p>I was looking for a way to have a list with many details about VMs of Azure Classic deployment. Some of the details are VM Name, HostName, Service Name, IP address, Instance Size, Availability Set, Operating System, Disk Name (OS), SourceImageName (OS), MediaLink (OS), HostCaching (OS), Subnet, DataDisk Name, DataDisk HostCaching, DataDisk MediaLink, DataDisk Size.</p> <p>I started with PowerShell ISE and some technet search and after a lot of test I created this script:<

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File Server in-place Domain Migration

File Server in-place Domain Migration When migrating to a new domain a major part is the file server, especially if there are a lot of data and different permissions. Thankfully Microsoft has a very helpful tool called SubInACL. This tool can be used to read and update security permissions and is much helpful for file server in-place domain migration. The tool can be downloaded here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=23510 But after searching a lot there is not a specific

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