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Back on the 13th August 2018 I switched from hosting my blog on the WordPress platform to the Grav platform. It was hard work trying to get everything migrated across and the way I needed it to be. However, that being said I am loving having it running on Grav. I am slowly but surely getting use...

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Azure Policy is a service within Azure that is currently in Preview.  It has been designed to help you to enforce different rules and actions over your resources, which enables your resources to stay compliant with your corporate standards.  It comes with a lot of "out of the box" or "built in" poli...

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Back in November 2016 Microsoft announced they were introducing the auto shutdown feature that had only been previously available within the Azure DevTest Lab environment to the ARM-based Virtual Machines environment.  It might only be a small part of the Azure feature set but it is a handy feature....

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While setting up a lab within Azure I've done some work on DNS and how to script parts of during setup and apply changes after setup. Although DNSCMD is marked as a something Microsoft might remove in future versions of Windows I've been using it to make some changes within my environment. In my exa...

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Everyone knows that to a techie the word "documentation" is a dirty word.  It's the task on the to-do list that always gets bumped for something more exciting or interesting.  Keeping everything stored in your head isn't a great idea unfortunately as it not only creates a single point of failure for...

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When Microsoft released Internet Explorer 4.0 they introduced a feature called security zones.  Security zones are like invisible fences that helps prevent web-based applications from performing unauthorized actions within your web browser. During a web browser's operation it checks the websites tha...

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I have recently been working on a project that has seen me pull together a PAC file that helps to separate Office 365 Express Route traffic, Office 365 CDN traffic, internal traffic and general Internet traffic to different proxy servers. It's been a complicated process and one of the issues was gat...

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Came across an issue today where when I launch the Exchange 2010 EMC I was presented with the error message:

_"The attempt to connect to http://server.domain.com/PowerShell using "Kerberos" authentication failed: connecting to remote server failed with the following error message : The WinRM cli...

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How many users are stored in an Exchange Database?

In order to find out how many users are stored within an Exchange 2010 Database there is a very useful and simple Powershell Command you can run:

**Get-Mailbox | Group-Object -Property:Database | Select-Object name,count**

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