Tag Archives: Services

Workaround to Set a Custom Cover for Channels in Microsoft Stream Preview

Since the preview release of Microsoft Stream, the newest video sharing and management platform for businesses. Although it is in preview state, the service is pretty neat and very convenient to use. With a few clicks you can upload your videos and manage them. However, one feature I noticed lacking is, channels created in Stream… Read More »

Getting Started with Microsoft Stream

Microsoft announced the release of a new addition to the Office 365 collaboration platform named Microsoft Stream on 18th July, 2016. This new addition provides a secure cloud platform to share and manage work videos. Currently in it is in preview and we do not have many details on pricing and feature availability yet. Video… Read More »

Self Service Password Reset In Office 365

A question I get every now and then is, “Does it have to be administrator’s job to reset user passwords?”. Though the answer to that question heavily depends on an organization’s compliance policies and practices, I stand with the idea that an administrator resetting a user password should be the last resort. It may not be a… Read More »

Multi-Factor Authentication in Office 365

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is the concept that hardens the security of authentication services by adding an additional layer of verification to conventional user name and password based authentication. For example, this could be an SMS, a phone call or smart card, etc… MFA has been around in the industry for quite some time now and many of us have… Read More »

Enable DKIM Signing for Outbound Emails in Exchange Online Protection

Last year Microsoft announced support for DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) signing for outbound emails in Office 365. If you are wondering what DKIM is, below is an excerpt from Microsoft blog describing what DKIM is in its simplest form. DKIM permits the person, role or organization, who owns the signing domain, to claim some responsibility for… Read More »

Upcoming Office 365 Changes and Impact to Exchange 2013 Hybrid Environments

By | February 24, 2016

Microsoft Exchange team recently announced from a blog post about an upcoming change to Office 365 and its impact to Exchange 2013 hybrid environments. Below is the statement as it is from the official blog post dated 19th February, 2016.

Start Services Automatically in CentOS 7

By | February 19, 2016

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 »