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Add or Remove E-mail Aliases in On-Premises Active Directory – Office 365

If you are synchronising your Office 365 account with your on-premises Active Directory environment, you will know that you cannot edit exchange user properties using the Office 365 administrator portal. If you try, you will come across this error or

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How to perform manual sync with the new Azure AD Connect.

On occasion, it may be required of you to force a sync between your local AD environment and your MS Azure / Office 365 environment. By default, this value is about 3 hours. For whatever reason, you need to make

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Installing VMware Tools the right way on CentOS 6.7!

For CentOS, I recommend following the VMware Tools Installation Guide for Operating System Specific Packages to get your VMware Tools instead of just running it from vSphere Client. Why you ask? Well, because in following this setup routine, you can

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Enable the Server Graphic Shell on Server 2016 TP2

So back in early May 2015, (I know, like it was sooo long ago..) during the MS Ignite Conference, Microsoft released Technical Preview 2 for Server 2016. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-technical-preview The installation, regardless of what you select, only installs the CORE installation

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Setting the default domain for vCenter SSO

vCenter Single Sign by default requires the user to specify the domain when they pass their username during authenticate with vCenter. For Example : MYDOMAIN\USER1 or [email protected] You can eliminate the need to insert the domain in the user name

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Boot into safe mode on Windows 8/Server 2112

One of the earliest steps in troubleshooting a PC/Server is to boot into safe mode. Be it Last Known Good recovery, to uninstalling a faulty driver, this has simply been achieved by pressing the F8 key. This changed with Windows

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Unable to add Roles and Features to Server 2012

You’re trying to install a new Role of Feature onto your 2012 server, and your met with this ugly screen.. This isn’t a good sight, and is normally indicative of a patch, or update in a pending reboot state. However,

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Disable Windows “Aero Shake” in Windows 8, 8.1

Aero Shake is a feature that debuted in Windows 7. It allows the user to minimize all of the open windows on the desktop by grabbing and shaking one of the currently open windows. Today I came to the realization

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Adding Users To The Local Administrators Group Using Group Policy

Adding users (AD or otherwise) to the local administrators group on multiple computers is simple using Group Policy. Difficult otherwise. That’s because this group is commonly known as a “Restricted Group”. When you configure a Restricted Group policy, members of

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Install VMware Tools on CentOS 6.5

This article briefly describes the process of installing the VMWare tools on CentOS 6.5. It is important that you install VMware Tools in the guest operating system because the VM will have significantly faster performance, time synchronization, and other enhanced features. Below

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