• Hybrid Cloud

    Cloud being an emerging technology and well known to most of the industries and IT decision makers, it’s high time that we need to discuss more about this technology to get an overall understanding. Even though industries are aware of all benefits which cloud could bring into the business, but security have been big constraint

  • Microsoft Azure Stack: Resource Providers (Layer2)

    As we discussed in the previous article, Azure administrative tools like Azure CLI, PowerShell, Azure Portal, Templates, SDK all of these talks to Resource Manager Layer and once authorized the requests are sent forward to the Resource Providers to allocate the requested resource. Here by the term Resources we mean a Virtual machine, Database Server,

  • Microsoft Azure Stack: Resource Manager Explained (Layer 1)

    Microsoft Azure Resource manager is a single stop resolution for many complex task like deploying, updating and deleting resources which a company admin used to handle on daily basis. Consider an example where I’m planning to install a new application in my organization which requires a couple of virtual machines to host the application, a

  • Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly

    Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly ‘file:///C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\MSOnline\Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automation.PSModule.dll’ or one of its dependencies. This assembly is built by a runtime newer than the currently loaded runtime and cannot be loaded. At line:1 char:14 + Import-Module <<<<  MSOnline + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [Import-Module], BadImageFormatException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : FormatXmlUpateException,Microsoft.PowerShell.Com   mands.ImportModuleCommand To resolve this error, Install

  • The connection to Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 server failed

    Problem: You getting following error when running Set-MsolADFSContext command for ADFS configuration.   “PS C:\Windows\system32> Set-MsolADFSContext -Computer adfs.cloudexchangers.com Set-MsolADFSContext : The connection to adfs.publicdomain.com Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 server failed due to invalid credentials” You can see following event ID, It clearly tells that the authentication fails because of SPN is different and this has

  • Protect your documents in Office365

      In Last article, We discussed how to encrypt emails in Office365, In this article I am going to share how to send protected documents. If your organization has compliance requirement to send protected documents, Rights Management is the best option to achieve. To configure Azure RMS (Right Management ) all you need is the

  • Ways to extend your Datacenter with Microsoft Azure

    I had spent a fair amount of time trying to understand the various options available to extend a datacenter to Microsoft Azure. In this article I’ll be covering the different options we have to extend a datacenter to cloud. Each of this deployment methods has various challenges and ways of implementation, I will be covering

  • Cloud Computing – Deep Dive

    In my previous article I have explained some basics about Cloud computing, In this article I am going share more in detail. 1. Evolution of Cloud Computing 2. In Perspective 3. Cloud Platforms 4. WindowsAzure – A Brief Introduction   Evolution of Cloud Computing Mainframes and Terminals: Users did individual work by connecting to central computer Personal

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