AutoStart Settings Go to Teams and set it to not auto-start, nor open in background, or stay open when running and don’t have it set for chat app. Once Teams is uninstalled cache files cleared and registry cleared, t...
Where does the default Teams email go? When you first create a Microsoft Team it allocates an email address for the Team. That email address is built by the Display Name (with spaces and special characters remove...
Happy New Year to you all, 2017 is here! I’m spending the first week of 2017 catching up on the 4th week of course work… So far we have covered Windows 10/Windows Server 2016 – Platform Security and Internals Attacks on Credentials & Prevention Solutions Attacking & Securing Windows Network Handling Ransomware & Other Malicious […]
Wow the first two weeks have whizzed on by, in fact together with my normal workload I’m struggling to keep up with the pace! So far we have covered Windows 10/Windows Server 2016 – Platform Security and Internals Attacks on Credentials & Prevention Solutions Attacking & Securing Windows Network Handling Ransomware & Other Malicious Software […]
Week 1 is behind us and we covered some great material! It has already been a real eye opener to see how easy it is to gain access to a machine and extract information from it. Last week we covered Windows 10/Windows Server 2016 – Platform Security and Internals Attacks on Credentials & Prevention Solutions […]
This week marks the start of a course I am attending called ‘Advanced Windows Security Course for 2017‘ run by Paula Januszkiewicz from CQURE. I am looking forward to seeing this course progress and discover various tips and tricks to break into operating systems and how to prevent those vulnerabilities So who are CQURE? CQURE […]
for Exchange & O365 Autodiscover is a fundamental technology in Exchange and Office 365. When Outlook first starts the ‘out of the box experience’ is that it will first of all figure out if it can find an email address for you on the account you’re logged in with and then takes you through a […]
In Office 365 there are now many similar options available for collaboration. You now have the traditional Distribution Lists (aka Distribution Groups), Office 365 Groups, Yammer and more recently Teams, and of course there is also SharePoint, OneDrive and Skype for Business. So with all this choice… how do you choose? What is available Microsoft’s […]
I have often wondered how Microsoft have architected their cloud solutions to ensure that there is no cross-talk between tenants (be that accidental or malicious) and hey presto a document from Microsoft has surfaced which outlines exactly that. In summary it talks about Azure AD being stored in partitions and these partitions being replicated in […]
A common complaint from people who are used to using Skype and who are moving to Skype for Business is where is persistent chat? I mean in Skype I can be part of a group conversation and even if I’m not actively logged into Skype the next time I log in I can see the […]
Birmingham hosts UC and Cloud Day Neil and myself travelled to Birmingham to attend the UC and Cloud Day. It was a first for us, but had been recommended to us by James from Binary Tree who has been a couple of times. We had some logistical hiccups with thinking is was at the NEC […]
Ignite 2016 is once again behind us, farewell Atlanta! Our team again travelled to Ignite to try to see as many sessions as possible, meet as many people as possible and have a good time while doing so. This year Ignite was held in Atlanta and we arrived a day or two early to get […]
By Carl Baumann, CEO 4ward North America, and Twan van Beers, Nero Blanco The administration tasks for an Office 365 deployment are really designed around a centralized management model. Within the free admin toolset provided by Microsoft there is no way to setup regional management rights for administrators who ONLY want to take care of […]
If you have an Azure VM that is suddenly getting errors including Error 53: The network path was not found Error 1233: The network location cannot be reached Server can’t be pinged but can ping out After ensuring that the firewall settings are ok (or if you know 100% this was working and now after […]