How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 3 – Azure Application Proxy

In Part 1 I configured my Exchange 2016 virtual directories for OWA and ECP to authenticate using Kerberos, more on this shortly. In Part 2 I configured Hybrid Modern Authentication to begin using Azure AD to authenticate Exchange on-premises services. Part 1 is a hard requirement for this to work, so if you haven’t already, check it out! In this final part I will now move on to publishing OWA and ECP using the Azure Application Proxy to also secure these final services with Azure AD. … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 3 – Azure Application Proxy

How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 2 – Hybrid Modern Authentication

As Microsoft continue to develop the functionality in Office 365 and Azure AD, the cloud becomes a more and more attractive proposition for organisations that previously would not have been able to move data away from their on-premises servers. And whereas Exchange Online has previously been the first entry point for many organisations, the ever-improving … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 2 – Hybrid Modern Authentication

How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 1 – Authenticating OWA with Kerberos

In this series of blogs I’m going to look at the end-to-end process of taking an organisation from not publishing any Exchange on-premises services to the internet, to publishing Autodiscover, Outlook and OWA/Outlook on the Web externally, secured with Azure AD Conditional Access, Hybrid Modern Authentication and the Azure Application Proxy. … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 1 – Authenticating OWA with Kerberos

How To: Complete individual move request from a migration batch

Season’s Greetings to you all! This is likely to be my last post of any substance of 2016, so let’s hope it’s a useful one! I have recently been in the position of needing to complete individual move requests from within a migration batch created using PowerShell and the New-MigrationBatch command. In the past I … More How To: Complete individual move request from a migration batch

How to fix being unable to add Exchange Hybrid features to AAD Connect configuration

If you are in the situation where you are migrating from a non-Microsoft mail system (e.g. Domino Lotus Notes, Google) or a hosted Exchange platform you may be in the situation where you have set up AAD Connect before extending your Active Directory Schema to include the Microsoft Exchange attributes. This can cause problems when … More How to fix being unable to add Exchange Hybrid features to AAD Connect configuration

How to manually set OneDrive for Business to show in Windows Explorer

Whilst moving a client to OneDrive for Business recently we experienced occasions where individual machines would not show the shortcut to their OneDrive folder in Windows Explorer by default (See Below). The steps below are how to manually set the registry to show this shortcut. Press (“Windows Key” + r) to open “Run” dialog box. … More How to manually set OneDrive for Business to show in Windows Explorer

How to install prerequisites for Lync Server 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2

  There are lots of articles on the internet explaining how to do this task, but almost for my own ease of access I have decided to write one of my own so I have it to hand! So below I have written an handy guide on how to install all of the prerequisites for … More How to install prerequisites for Lync Server 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2