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Active Directory (AD) is a Microsoft brand for identity-related capabilities. In the on-premises world, Windows Server AD provides a set of identity capabilities and services, and is hugely popular (88% of Fortune 1000 and 95% of enterprises use AD). This topic includes all things Active Directory including DNS, Group Policy, DFS, troubleshooting, ADFS, and all other topics under the Microsoft AD and identity umbrella.

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The Tech or Treat contest winner has been chosen! Congratulations to expert Thomas Zucker-Scharff, our champion, who submitted an article on a suspected hack into his work device that, to this day, has never been solved.
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What does it mean to be "Always On"?
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What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

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Can you use azure active directory to connect to a local work-group of PC's that does not have a local DC ?
The aim is to have azure act as the DC for the local machines. We dont want to use virtual desktops.

kind regards
mark
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Thanks Brian , my bad
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I recently passed my Microsoft 70-346 Exam.  As part of my revision I used Flash Cards that I created to help memorise key information.  The Flash Cards have been created on Cram and I've recently made them public.  You can access them from here:

http://www.cram.com/flashcards/70-346-8863906

I've gone overboard on the amount of information on there but It might help those attempting to pass this exam.  Obviously this is to be used in conjunction with other courses.  I can recommend the course on Platform Scholar.

The information on the Flashcards are valid as far as I am aware.  Obviously I take no liability for incorrect information.
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Thank you for the flash cards! you Rock
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by:David Atkin
Thanks Joe :) .  I've got my 70-347 shortly as well.  If I pass, I'll make those publicly available as well.

Also, if you want an online video I highly recommend the Platform Scholar courses.
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Skyport2-SocialMedia-LinkedInV2.pngDid you miss our co-branded webinar with Skyport Systems yesterday? Check out the recorded webinar available on-site to learn how to secure your Active Directory against security threats.
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You might want to repost this as a question instead of a post, since more Experts will see it and they also will get points for answering.
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New freeware from CodeTwo to automate bulk upload of user photos to Office 365


Hi there,

We (CodeTwo) have released a new free tool for bulk Office 365 user photo management - CodeTwo User Photos for Office 365. This application is a twin program of our other well-known freeware for user photo management CodeTwo Active Directory Photos, but it operates in Office 365.

CodeTwo User Photos for Office 365 will handle everything from photo preparation, through auto matching, to straightforward bulk upload of users’ photos to Exchange Online mailboxes. No need to use PowerShell and the Set-UserPhoto cmdlet – the entire process is easily handled via an intuitive GUI.

Here you can watch how the program works:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6eLrwLVY3o&t=1s?sts=6789

You can also find more details on program’s official website or this blog post.

Enjoy!
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Active Directory

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Active Directory (AD) is a Microsoft brand for identity-related capabilities. In the on-premises world, Windows Server AD provides a set of identity capabilities and services, and is hugely popular (88% of Fortune 1000 and 95% of enterprises use AD). This topic includes all things Active Directory including DNS, Group Policy, DFS, troubleshooting, ADFS, and all other topics under the Microsoft AD and identity umbrella.

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