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  • Mar 18, 2014
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    Exchange message tracing extended to 90 days in Office 365 - what about the on-premises version?

    Listening to a call about the recent decision by Microsoft to support message tracing in Office 365 for up to 90 days, my mind wandered (as it does). Not, I hasten to add, because of any inadequacy on the part of the presenter, but more to consider the nature of message tracing and why we need it at all....More
  • Mar 14, 2014
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    Windows IT Pro

    Session 3: Using Azure for Storage and Backup  

    This session will focus on using Azure for storage and backup. It includes a practical demonstration of how to configure Windows Backup in Windows Server 2012 to work with Windows Azure, and how to extend storage capability into the cloud with Azure blob storage....More
  • Mar 14, 2014
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    Windows IT Pro

    Session 2: Active Directory in the Cloud and Migrating VMs to Azure  

    This session starts by looking at the different options for running AD on Azure. This will be followed by a practical guide to extending onsite AD to the cloud to provide a remote backup site. The session will conclude with a demo of how to migrate a server workload to the cloud....More
  • Mar 14, 2014
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    Windows IT Pro

    Session 1: Understanding Azure Services, Terminology, and Concepts  

    In this session, attendees will get an introduction to the Azure infrastructure and terminology required to work with Microsoft’s cloud platform. The session will conclude with a practical guide on how to provision VMs and how to configure virtual networks....More
  • Mar 13, 2014
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    Windows Azure: Waiting for Checkpoints

    I spend a heap of time building and configuring virtual machines to test out different configurations....More
  • Mar 11, 2014
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    Exchange's interesting document fingerprinting feature

    After its introduction in Exchange 2013, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) never really impressed. Although the technology is an interesting extension of transport rules and Microsoft’s initial foray into the world of DLP (see this link for the EHLO blog post on the topic), it was limited by need to deploy Outlook 2013....More
  • Mar 10, 2014
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    Apple releases iOS 7.1 - Exchange administrators applaud (or not)

    The news that Apple has released iOS 7.1 creates an opportunity for Exchange administrators to get ahead of any potential problems in the interaction between the iOS mail app and Exchange ActiveSync (EAS). The rule is simple – test the new release before your users upgrade their iPhones and iPads and check that everything works, including the usually problematic areas of calendaring....More
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