System Center Universe APAC, a.k.a SCU APAC is the APAC region’s leading cloud and data center conference organized by Infront Consulting Group and Microsoft MVPs. This year the conference was held in March 8th and 9th in Sheraton Imperial Hotel – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I had the opportunity of delivering a joint session with Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP Susantha… Read More »
One of the problems we all face as system administrators is that making sure every critical service is up and running at all times in our servers. If a critical service such as the database server service crashes, application that are dependent on the service wouldn’t function. For example, the server which I have hosted this… Read More »
I was working at a customer’s location few days back on an Office 365 hybrid deployment. I faced an issue where one of the users that was being synced from the on-premises Active Directory was having a different UPN on the Azure AD. This user’s original UPN was changed in the on premises Active Directory because of… Read More »
The Azure Site Recovery service contributes to your business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) strategy by orchestrating replication, failover and recovery of virtual machines and physical servers. Machines can be replicated to a secondary on-premises data center or in this case, to Azure. Much awaited update for VMWare migration and disaster recovery with ASR is… Read More »
I was working on an Exchange Online and Exchange Server hybrid environment where the customer complained that on premises users cannot view free/busy status of Exchange Online users. Primary cause for this issue to occur is, if certificate and other metadata information in the Microsoft Federation Gateway or in the on-premises environment become stale or invalid.
Azure DNS is Microsoft’s answer to AWS’ DNS hosting service Route 53. Azure DNS lets you host your DNS domains on the cloud using Microsoft Azure infrastructure. Since Microsoft’s data centers are spanned around the globe, with the use of anycast technology, queries are served from the closest DNS server available. This helps with faster name resolution regardless of… Read More »
Error: MigrationPermanentException: You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization. –> You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization. A small configuration mistake that can go unnoticed to many system admins who are new to Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange hybrid environments will result in above… Read More »