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Azure: Changing the IP Address (VNET) of a Virtual Machine

Moving Azure Virtual Machines to a New VNET In the prior blog post, I moved my Azure virtual machines from the Azure Service Manager (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) model. In this blog post, I walkthrough how to change … Continue reading

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Azure: Moving Virtual Machines from Classic (ASM) to Resource Management (ARM)

In this blog post, I document my experiences and lessons learned in moving my Azure virtual machines (VM) from classic Azure Service Manager (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) deployment model. I decided to document my experience since I encountered … Continue reading

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Office 365: Fixing Directory Synchronization (Issue #2)

In the previous blog post, I walked through how we upgraded from the Preview Azure AD Connect to the release version of Azure AD Connect in the attempts of fixing the directory synchronization issue. I thought that we had solved … Continue reading

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Office 365: Fixing Directory Synchronization

I have multiple Office 365 environments and all of them having been giving me directory synchronization errors. I finally had time to research and troubleshoot these issues. So, if you are also getting the following e-mails, I’ll walk through the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces Public Trial of Voice Capabilities Coming in Office 365

Microsoft announced the public trial/beta of the new voice/telephony abilities coming in the Office 365.   See here for the announcement.   This preview allows people to try the new telephony capabilities that are coming in Office 365.  In this preview, you … Continue reading

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Passed 70-533 Azure Infrastructure Exam Today!!

Yay.  I have been spending my evenings and weekends for the last couple months studying for the Azure Infrastructure Exam (70-533).  Today, I took it and passed! To prepare, I used Exam Skill Areas Covered (here).   Review the topics covered … Continue reading

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Surface Hub: Microsoft Large Screen Collaboration Tool

I was in Redmond last Thursday meeting with the Surface Hub Product team and getting hands-on with the device and Its pretty cool!   The Surface Hub is Microsoft next generation large screen collaboration tool.  It builds upon the Perceptive Pixel … Continue reading

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Skype For Business Installation (Part 2): Lets Start and Have DNS Fun

In the Part 1 blog post, we discussed planning and building a design for the new Skype For Business environment.  Now, let’s discuss installing the Skype For Business (SfB) Server.  Today, we’ll dive into the first steps of setting up … Continue reading

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Skype For Business Installation (Part 1): Planning

In this series, I am going to document installing Skype For Business into my environment.  Before jumping into the install, the first step is planning and assessing your current environment and your requirements.  Then, develop the Skype For Business Architecture … Continue reading

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Skype For Business: Supports In-Place Upgrades

One of the cool things about Skype For Business is that it supports in-place upgrades.  What this means in that if you have more than one Lync 2013 pool, then you can upgrade one pool to Skype For Business and … Continue reading

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