Office 365 Preferred Language Settings

Introduction Office 365 empower organizations to use cloud based services for their business to ensure anytime anywhere access to corporate information. When you setup Office 365 tenant for an organization with offices in different regions then you’re also required to empower your end users to setup up their own preferred language settings in Office 365. For example, if you have a user in Japan then his preference will be to use Japanese language for his Office 365 portal instead of

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Step by Step Active Directory Certificate Service – Part 2

Introduction In part 1 of this blog series, we have successfully installed Active Directory Certificate Services and performed post-installation tasks. In this blog series, we will configure certificate template for client and workstation authentication and configure a group policy to auto enrollment of certificate. To secure AD CS infrastructure, It’s highly recommended to deploy subordinate certificate authority and shutdown your root certificate authority. Step by Step Configure Certificate Template So far, we have AD CS installed and configured. To proceed

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Step by Step Active Directory Certificate Service – Part 1

Introduction Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Service (AD CS) provides an infrastructure for securely issuing and managing your public key infrastructure. Active Directory Certificate Services can also be leverage to authenticate the computer, user or devices on corporate network based on Infrastructure security requirements. In this blog series, we will setup a single server AD CS on a domain joined machine and configure active directory group policy to auto enroll the certificate on one OU. Please note that it’s a single

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Configuring Azure AD Connect to use specific Domain Controller

Introduction Microsoft Azure AD Connect (AAD Connect) tool replicates your on-premises Active Directory with Office 365. Configuring Azure AD Connect to use specific domain controller can help expedite the process of replicating the changes to Office 365. I have seen scenario’s where on-premises Active Directory changes have not been replicated to Office 365 after 30minutes and Azure AD Connect shows a successful Delta Sync status in MIIS client. The fact why it happens is because Azure AD Connect is replicating

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Ldifde.exe Failed to Import Schema File Error Code 8224

Exchange 2013 — Ldifde.exe Failed to Import Schema file error code 8224 Exchange Server install and upgrade usually involve an update to the Active Directory schema. During my Exchange 2013 Lab Installation I’ve encountered the following error during schema preparation. There was an error while running ‘ldifde.exe’ to import the schema file ‘C:WindowsTempExchangeSetupSetupDataPostExchange2003_schema0.ldf’. The error code is: 8224. Above error message indicates that the import of schema changes have been failed and when you check your Schema Master FSMO role

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