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Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through datacenters. It provides both platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. Cloud Services is a PaaS environment and can be used to create scalable applications and services; there are specific software development kits (SDKs) provided by Microsoft for Python, Java, Node.js and .NET. Azure also has file and storage services, data management, analytics and DNS services.

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Hi,
I have azure storage running. It works perfectly in the office and in my l notebook computer. As soon i got home and connect to my wifi (ATT) i can not connect if i connect the motebook to my hotspot (celphone) it works again.
I have the computer in the home router as dmz but still is not working. What can be happening?

thank you

Please let me know what can  i do
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Hello Experts,

What is the service impact of enabling modern authentication on a non-federated domain/tenant?

Please, elaborate your answer

Consider a hybrid deployment AD On prem / Azure Exchange/Office 365, Azure AD connector to sync to the tenant
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Hello Experts,

My client runs a hybrid organization with following specs:

On-PREM

Several Windows 2012 R2 DCs
Single-forest/single domain
ADFS internal
WAP servers

All mailboxes in the cloud distributed among to different tenants

Azure AD connector server one for each tenant. Both tenants use same source AD authoritative to sync to the tenant. Some information is synced to Tenant 1, and other information is synced to tenant 2.  

One domain is called companyx.com

For business reasons, they created another UPN suffix that calls for another domain[technically is not a Windows domain],and the name is companyw.com

Azure:

Multiple Windows 2012 R2 DCs
ADFS internal servers [primary server resides in the cloud, secondary internal ADFS servers are on PREM]
Express route between on prem and Azure

The organization uses a domain called companyx.com to sync users/contact/OU to tenant 1, by using AzureADconnectorserver1. This tenant and domain follow the Federated identity model as per link below

https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2014/05/13/choosing-a-sign-in-model-for-office-365/

There are also some OUs /users/ that are also synced to the second tenant for the domain companyw.com.

Moderm Authentication is enabled for the federated domain named companyx.com. The second domain or UPN that also uses same authoritative AD on prem, is not federated for some reason.

Having said that, here are the questions:

For a single forest/domain in a …
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Need to export users from google g-suite and import into AD DC2016.  Powershell script or other tool?

Anyone done that?
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Hi Team,

I just opened an Azure account in order to use the Storage Account for the Cloud witness option that is now build into Windows Server 2016 Clustering. Since I'm new to Azure, I'm not too familiar with pricing and I'm running on a 30 day trial. Any ideas how much this will cost per month to keep after the trial expires?
The type of storage created for this purpose uses standard performance and LRS replication.

Thank you.
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I've set up a 2016 WSUS Server and have performed a successful synchronization. I've been testing with one server client (also 2016) just to make sure I can get it working correctly the way I want to before I go edit the Master GPO's on each domain and make this change permanent. The problem is I can't get this client to show in the WSUS Console

Firewalls are off on both server and each machine can ping each other. If I browse to http://WSUSservername I get hit with the IIS web page

When I open the local gpo on the client server, i've edited the correct windowsupdate policy object so that http://WSUSservername is the target WSUS server (I also see this http:// address in the registry)

What is it that i'm missing here? First time setting up WSUS in almost a decade so would appreciate some help! Thanks in advance
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Hi,

I am trying to understand the Microsoft product that fits this if there is one.

Ok so I am aware with on-premise active directory and group policy we can do things like folder re-direction and have people save data to servers etc. Plus have
a verious department have a shared network via AD group.

Ok in a cloud world how can we do this without an on-premise active directory if possible?

What features / product set am I looking at?

Thanks,

Ward.
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Hi

I have been trawling the net to find this but Microsoft don't seem to have put much helpful info up.
Why is there not a simple way in my Azure account to go online and set up a User that can only see and not
edit a View in my SQL database?
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Spun up a DC too fast.  Wonder now how to change a DNS Domain name from domain.local to domain.com and also a NetBIOS name.  
Worth the stretch or easier just to wipe and reinstall?
DC Win2016 Server Standard.
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So I didn't select a Desktop Experience while installing Server Standard 2016.   And looks like it installed a Core Edition.  Just a CMD command line.  
Does is mean no Desktop Experience is a Core Experience?
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First time asking a question.
Basically im having an issue at my school district. I have many Vlans that are internal "Same Building". My DFS Servers are on Vlan 5 "IP 10.0.0.0/21", and i setup the teachers to use Vlan 10 "Ip 11.1.0.0/19". They do connect to the dfs server but it is very slow. If i try to \\DFS\DFS it take upwards of 10 minutes to prompt me for a username or password. But if i \\IPAddress it will instantly pop up.
From Vlan 10 i can ping, remote desktop and everything inbetween to vlan 5. DFS is the only thing struggling.
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Hi
I logged into my SQL Azure database in SSMS and set up a user called AngloUser
I then tried to run the following code to allow access to a table called zPerformanceAnglo
but got the error further on

GRANT SELECT ON schema.zPerformanceAnglo TO [AngloUser]
GO

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Cannot find the object 'zPerformanceAnglo', because it does not exist or you do not have permission.
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Hi there.

I moved a web database app from a standard webhotel with classic asp and MySQL to a dedicated Microsoft server with SQL Server. There is a login page that check the user credentials in a database table in order to proceed. That used to work fine on the standard webhotel.
Now it won't work. I created a user that works fine in SQL Server Management. I used a standard connection string and included it in the login page. The page loads fine, but then the user credentials is submitted, then I just gives a blank page. Nothing to see in F12. I suspect that there may be an issue with some port permissions.
Anyone out there who knows what port that should be open and how to open it? Any  other suggestion to solve this problem?

Best regards

Ulrich
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Hi, I am a generalist software developer whining at a telecommuters site and I have assigned a project involving MS Azure.
I've done others project involving it, but this is the first time I need to consolidate data from many databases and other flat file resources to a dwh in Azure. I want to start with what seems easy, which is to update from a MySql/Posgre database to Azure (SQL Azure, I guess)? After importing data initially from Mysql to Azure I need to have it updated daily.

Looking forwards to any path to follow so I can jump to documentation and take a good dive for implementing my project.

Thank you dear experts! Much respect!

Sergej
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Hi

In Azure SQL is it possible to set up a user or connection string that can only see one table?

Thanks
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Which package supports GPO's?  There is a Basic, P1, and P2..  Which one should I chose to get true GPO functionality?
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We realize that is against recommend best/standard practices however we have always been able to get RDS (formerly Terminal Services) installed on a domain controller.  This is golden for small offices (think five computers-ish) that require remote desktop but can't afford two physical or virtual servers.

With the introduction of Server 2016 we found ourselves unable to install Active Directory Domain Services alongside with Remote Desktop Services or vice versa.  We ended up virtualizing the ADDS portion but really would have preferred to avoid having to do that.

Anyone out there got it working?
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In this screenshot what is the exact location of the Test Test user (see the bottom of the screenshot)? Is it OU=users,DC=company,DC=com or is it something else?

The domain name for this organization is company.com

ACTIVE-DIRECTORY-USERS-AND-COMPUTERS
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when we upgrade the report to our new server the xml export stopped working.

I've been trying t troubleshoot but since i'm not to familiar with xslt transformations i'm having a hard time finding the problem.

I think the problem is with name spaces.
if i use this code i got from here i can get the entire xml to export
</xsl:template>
    <xsl:template match="node()">
        <xsl:copy>
            <xsl:copy-of select="@*"/>
            <xsl:apply-templates select="node()"/>
        </xsl:copy>
    </xsl:template>

but when i try to match a specific node it fails.

my original xml without the transformation comes out like this:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Report xmlns="Logos_x0020_Export_x0020_Report" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="Logos_x0020_Export_x0020_Report http://reportserver?%2FLogos%20Export%20Report&rs%3AFormat=XML&rc%3ASchema=True" Name="Logos Export Report">
   <Tablix1>
      <Textbox15>
         <Textbox19 />
      </Textbox15>
      <Group2_Collection>
         <Group2>
            <Group1_Collection>
               <Group1 Group1="PB2017-1886&amp;#xD;&amp;#xA;">
                  <NamePaidby1 NamePaidby1="INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS&amp;#xD;&amp;#xA;48700 ADDRESS City ST 111111" PaymentType="Check Number: " CheckNumber="30000" TotalAmount="167.00">
                     <Details_Collection>
                        <Details Description="Initial Plan Review Fee" …
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Issue popped while leveraging the Microsoft Fastrax team to migrate from GSuite to o365.

Our ADDNS was setup as site.contoso.com so that it wouldn't parallel our FQDN of contoso.com

Website and Email domain is: contoso.com  
Internal ADDNS is: site.contoso.com

Fasttrax engineer had me install Azure Active Directory Sync and add a UPN suffix of contoso.com to our ADDNS.

Afterwords we could no longer connect to contoso.com internally.

After testing the sync and realizing that we could not use Alias's in o365 mailbox without an on prem exchange server we uninstalled Azure Active Dirctory Sync and removed the UPN suffix of contoso.com in hopes that it would fix navigating to our website internally.

We still cannot access our website interally.  The website is hosted outside of our network.

We cannot get Outlook to connect to o365 internally, but it does externally.

Creating a new zone of contoso.com in our DNS with records for www and parent pointing to the external IP of our website did not fix this issue.  I'm currently trying to get the autodiscover to work via dns and group policy for Outlook to connect from our network to o365.

Any suggestions/help would be much appreciated, put two 14 hour days in with no movement what so ever.
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Hey Experts,  

Need some help to sync a 2nd forest to O365…  Maybe I forgot something, I try it in a LAB without issues.
The first domain work well no sync issue, I reopen the console, then I start synching a second domain

I stopped at the connect directories page where I got that error ( Error.png)
After I click add directory, I can see a few steps..  ( step1 and step2.png)

I also add a trace from ad connect may be that can help either

A short description of my environment;
AD connect work as Hybrid deployment
With federated services on a separate server.
I have multiple forests that have external bi-directional trusts between them.
We have one  AD connect server with the latest version of azure AD connect ( 1.1.561)
Domains are ALL windows 2003 functional level.
Error.png
Step1.png
Step2.png
trace-20170814-153643.log
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A strange situation that has suddenly occurred. From what I can tell we have not changed anything to cause the issue.  Server is a Windows Server 2016 standard.  The clients are Windows 10 x64.  When pcs first boot in the morning, one of the three mapped drives has a red X in the drive mapping when viewed in file explorer.  If you double click the drive letter you can still access the contents.  However, the red X never goes away.  The only way to rectify the situation is to manually disconnect the drive.  Which from what I have seen doesn't actually remove it from the file explorer view.  However, if you then reboot, then the drive mapping appears normal.  In addition, there was once instance where suddenly in the middle of the day, the red X reappeared for one user.  This has been going on for about a week and a half.  The worst part of it is that the Quickbooks 2017 application does not seem to like the red X situation.  If the drive mapping has the red X, then Quickbooks will not let users open any of the datafiles on the server.  However, once the drive is disconnected and the pc reboots, Quickbooks works fine.  I am looking for any advice as to what could be causing this issue and how to correct it.
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I am trying to follow the instructions within the the https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/24541.powershell-bulk-create-ad-users-from-csv-file.aspx#Code_Used webpage to import username information from a .CSV file to create usernames within Server 2016 Active Directory but every time I try to do this I receive the following error messages:

When I run the following command within PowerShell (running as an administrator) .\un.ps1 I get the error message

 “ConvertTo-SecureString : Cannot bind argument to parameter 'String' because it is null.
At C:\Support\UN\UN.ps1:12 char:232
+ ... scription" -AccountPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString $Password -AsPlai ...
+                                                         ~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData: (:) [ConvertTo-SecureString], ParameterBindingValidationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ParameterArgumentValidationErrorNullNotAllowed,Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.ConvertToSecureStringCommand

ConvertTo-SecureString : Cannot bind argument to parameter 'String' because it is null.
At C:\Support\UN\UN.ps1:12 char:232
+ ... scription" -AccountPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString $Password -AsPlai ...
+                                                         ~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidData: (:) [ConvertTo-SecureString], ParameterBindingValidationException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : …
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Within the https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/24541.powershell-bulk-create-ad-users-from-csv-file.aspx#Code_Used webpage which contains instructions on creating a CSV spreadsheet that contains fields such as the user's firstname, lastname, maildomain, etc. what should be entered within the SAM spreadsheet column?

I understand what all of fields need except for the SAM field. What should be entered within the SAM field?

Firstname | Lastname | Maildomain | SAM | OU | Password | Description

User | Test01 | contoso.com | utest01 | OU=Standard Users,OU=Users,DC=domain,DC=loc | P@ssw0rd| Test User

One of the lines of code explains the syntax as " New-ADUser -Name "$Displayname" -DisplayName "$Displayname" -SamAccountName $SAM -UserPrincipalName $UPN -GivenName "$UserFirstname" -Surname "$UserLastname" -Description "$Description" -AccountPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString $Password -AsPlainText -Force) -Enabled $true -Path "$OU" -ChangePasswordAtLogon $false –PasswordNeverExpires $true -server domain"

Please provide me with the correct entry that should be used for SAM.
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Microsoft has change the look and feel of Azure AD and Microsoft account sign-in pages, so that you will have a more unified look and feel when moving between these two.
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Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through datacenters. It provides both platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. Cloud Services is a PaaS environment and can be used to create scalable applications and services; there are specific software development kits (SDKs) provided by Microsoft for Python, Java, Node.js and .NET. Azure also has file and storage services, data management, analytics and DNS services.