Posts Tagged: Azure

Office 365 Tenant to Tenant Migrations

13th June, 2019

Given the growth of Microsoft Office 365, tenant-to-tenant migrations were inevitable and have become more and more frequent.

Tenant-to-tenant migrations have essentially become the new Exchange and AD migrations we all know and love from the last 15 years.

If an Office 365 tenant-to-tenant migration is on your horizon then you are going to have to rely on good planning, 3rd party tools, manual tools and IT Consulting Services from trusted professionals, and that’s where Nero Blanco comes in.

Using a Virtual Mobile Phone for Shared Multi-Factor Authentication

2nd July, 2018

As an IT support organisation, we pride ourselves on staying up to date as much as possible with current trends and changing technologies, particularly in the Microsoft space.  As such we keep a keen eye on technical blogs, whitepapers, LinkedIn articles, Twitter, Microsoft Office 365 notifications and of course we are part of the Microsoft […]

Inside the Microsoft Azure Datacenter Architecture

25th October, 2017

This is a summary of a great session by Mark Russinovich talking about Azure Inside Azure Datacenters Data center design When Microsoft plans new data centers they start with geographies (Geos) which are gradually coming down to country (Germany, France, UK, etc).  Within a geo there are at least two regions (region pair).  A region […]

Sysmon Configuration with DSC

23rd October, 2017

As part of a project I’m working on I was asked to install and configure Sysmon on all servers using DSC (Azure Automation DSC in this case)   After a bit of effort I came up with the following Configuration xSysmon { param ( [string] $SourcePath = “”, [string] $LocalPath = “”, [string] $ConfigFileName = […]

Azure Automation DSC Composite Configurations

18th October, 2017

While working on DSC for a client I came across the need to use Composite Configurations, however it needed to work with Azure Automation.  Microsoft did use to say that Azure Automation DSC does not support partial or composite configurations, however composite ones can actually be wrapped up as a module and imported.  After that […]

Wrapping up Ignite 2016

19th October, 2016

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 […]

Azure network error 1233, error 53 path not found

19th September, 2016

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 […]

What is Microsoft Cloud and Azure?

8th August, 2016

What is Cloud? The term Cloud is very common place now, but what does it actually mean?  Are you already using ‘Cloud’?  Where is the Cloud? In a nutshell a cloud is a set of computing services that are accessed over a wide area network connection and where the management of the underlying hardware is separated […]