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.

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I am running Windows Server 2016 and have two FTP sites setup in IIS (one using port 21 and one using 21000). Both aren't working for me and I need a sanity check to get these working today.

It's not networking because I can successfully Telnet into the Server on those Ports. I have been over permissions a dozen times, comparing exactly what's in Production (what I know works) with what is on this STAGE server, but it still seems like that's an issue (based on the status codes below).

I'm stumped as to a next level of troubleshooting. I even recreated the FTP site in IIS from the ground-up and am still getting the same results.

This is the error I'm receiving:

Transfer channel can't be opened. Reason: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond.
Could not retrieve directory listing
Data channel timed out.

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Both the local logs and server logs jump from "227" ("Entering Passive Mode") to "550" with "Data Channel Timed out" ("Requested action not taken. File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)").

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Need some assistance with Robocopy.

I'm trying to restore files from Azure backup to my C drive using Robocopy.
This is the command I'm using:  robocopy F:\Projects\2020\2209001-PCO Lift C:\Restore From Backup\01-24-2020\Server\robocopy-test /E

I get the following error "Invalid Parameter #3 : "Robocopy-Test /E"

If I use a simple command like this: robocopy C:\folder2 C:\folder1 /E  it works fine.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks,
cja
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We need to disable txt message for users who are using MFA and use app
Instead

Is it a good idea
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how do I change 2 factor authentication for all users whose MFA is enabled on 365 Portal

right now they get text , need to change to app for all users.

does each user need to have that app installed on their phone, if so how

we have all users on office 365 , but we have ADFS version 3.0

will enabling MFA affect that
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We are having print spooler problems with our network users, when using shared printers from our print server.  It coincides with upgrading our print server from Server 2008 to 2012, and then to 2016 Server.  What is happening is all their shared printers on the clients go "offline".  We can temporarily fix the issue by restarting the spooler on the client's machine, then the printers go online and they work - for a while.  The issue repeats itself by the next day.  I've made sure to run all available updates on the server and reboot it several times, but that doesn't help.  Has anyone run into this issue?  The clients are Windows 10, by the way.

Thanks,
Damian
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I have an Azure VPN established to my on-prem firewall where my single domain AD Forest is. My goal is to get a Domain Controller VM up and running in Azure. I can already connect to the VM from on-site and vice versa, but I haevn't promoted to a DC yet.
My question is, would I need to configure the DNS settings at the VM level to point to an on-prem DC for it to see and join the domain? It's a single VNet with multiple subnets so I don't want the whole VNet using an on-prem DC as DNS.
I was going to also setup Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure and I'm not sure if those VMs that join this Domain would need to be using it as a DNS server or not.
And should I set the Azure VM DC to a static IP in its NIC properties?
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hi,

any procedure and briefing on how to use Azure to implement big data in a cost efficient way ?

I am now studying how to setup big data cluster using SQL server 2019 on linux,  but I knew this is not enough.

and when connect to Azure SQL server, what tools should I use? SSMS 2019 or Azure data studio? any guide on that ?
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My network is using a Hybrid AD set up using both a local AD and an AZURE AD.  
I had a user quit about 15 days ago and I deleted the user in the local AD and when the AD's synced everything was fine. The user showed up in deleted users etc.

Now 15 days later the person is coming back and they want all of the emails back.  
I know that I have 30 days to recover a users profile and emails so I didn't think this would be a problem.
However, after I recovered the user in the AZURE AD, she shows up in active users, I don't have the user in the local AD.
I added the user to the local AD using the same user name and password.  Now when the AD synced I get a directory sync error.  There is a new user in the AZURE AD with the same name with a number assigned i.e.  fred12345@xxx.com.  
If I deleted the user from the local AD, I can't log in to the domain.

I'm not sure if I should have added the user back into the local AD first or what.
Any Ideas on how to get myself out of the problem would be appreciated.

Thanks
Ken
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Have a windows 2016 server that has gotten this error since Nov 27th 2019 when doing updates:

There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x8024401c)

I've tried an SFC scan, no issues found.
I've disabled IPV6
I've done DISM /Online /Clean-image /RestorHealth
I've renamed the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution and C:\Windows\System32\Catroot2 folder and rebooted.
I've tried a clean boot removing all non windows services from startup.
Ran the windows update troubleshooter as admin and it came up with Windows Update Database Corruption which it attempted to fix.  It failed to fix "Potential Windows Update database error detected.  Possible issues may prevent Windows Update from keeping your system up to date."
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I am stuck in this user profile migration and need some assistance.  

I am working on a directory called USERPROFILES which contain username sub-folders.  Each subfolder contains a "My Document" which I am getting an access-denied even login as the administrator.  

From the root folder USERPROFILES, I go to the advanced security settings>replace all child object permission... and add administrator as the owner, I am getting an error saying access is denied on the my documents folder in each user profile.  

Please advise how to fix this.  

Thanks.
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Hello

I am trying this command to copy profile of users only in my text file from an old server to a new server, and I am getting %%i was unexpected error.  

for /f %%i in (userprofiles_v1.txt) do robocopy.exe "\\oldserver\userprofiles\%%i" \\newserver\userprofiles /MIR /COPY:DATSO /W:5 /R:10 /V /LOG:C:\users.log

Would someone advise how to correct?

Please advise if there is a better way.  What is the equivalent command in powershell (if using powershell is better) ?


Thanks.
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Cloud Services Terminology

I have read about Cloud Services Terminology : https://www.bigcommerce.com/blog/saas-vs-paas-vs-iaas/#the-key-differences-between-on-premise-saas-paas-iaas

it does not cover the case where everything is On-Premises, except for Azure Active Directory and  Office 365  ,
local Active Directory is connected to Azure AD.

How do we call this type of Service? is it Saas ?

Thank you
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Hi Experts,

we have problems with AD SYNC to O365.
In the past all items were synced.

The AD SYNC was reinstalled and the anchor was changed to the recommended Microsoft value.
But old items in the Cloud cannot be deleted.

Do you know a way to clean up the synced objects ?
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Hello,

I need to migrate a lot of roaming user profile folders from an old server shared to a new server.  

I login to the old server as a domain admin but I do not have permission to the folders unless I take the ownership.  

What is the best way to copy the folders to the new server?

Please advise.  

Thanks.
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I want to limit access to  an O365 room resource, so it is bookable only by members of a specific group. Is that possible?
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Hello.

Setup:  Comcast -> ASA5505 -> Switch -> Windows Server 2016 Standard -> Computers
Setup2: Comcast -> Wireless Router -> Computers

With no changes to the ASA5505 in a long time, I have one website that will not load on any wired computer (Windows 7 / Windows 10) with an error of timing out.  Any computer using the wireless connection or outside the building works fine for this one website.  Again, no changes to the setup in a very long time.

Even if I manually change the DNS servers to 8.8.8.8 on a locally wired machine, it still will not load this website.

It will not work on the server either.  The DNS forwarders are 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4

nslookup DOES find a non-authoritative answer (IP) for the website.

Website:  ebshome.org

All other sites appear to be working fine on all machines.

Thoughts?  Thanks.
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Hi Experts,

happy new year to all of you :-)

I have a question regarding new licenses for O365.

Do you know how to change the license from O365 to M365 E3 ?
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Very small business wants to provide shared RDS access to Office and an MSAccess application on Win2016 server. We are talking about a total of 5 users hitting the server, most likely at different times - but full concurrent logins could be a possibility.

The server is setup from Remote Desktop Services, and the Licensing is activated with 5 RDS CALs.  The installed version of Office 2019 Professional is not going to work, as attempting to run the program during a RD session give the error "This copy of microsoft office cannot be used on a computer running terminal services".

In doing searches, I have seen some fixes that involve a registry change and group policy setting - but this server does even have a domain defined. Setting up AD seems overkill for such a small environment.  Also, is an Office Open License even available for a quantity of 5?
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Hi,


I have decommissioned few servers in Azure and I would to know the cost I saved. How can I check this info?
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Does anyone know of a way for a client to save to Downloads or My Documents and nowhere else on the computer, except a USB? These are public library computers and we need to limit their access to saving items on the local computer. We have a new server 2016 that we are setting up with group policy and it is one of the last items we can't get working before putting the GPO out and connecting the computers to the new domain. Thanks.
Deb
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I am noticing in my Office 365 tenant that there are numerous "failed login attempts" on almost all the users in the company?  Why does this typically happen and what should I do to protect the company?  I'm wondering if its a bot trying to attempt a hack.

FYI, the main admin account is MFA so that is secure.  Should I consider putting a limit on attempts to login?  If so, how do I do that and will that prevent users from logging that currently have access?
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My company has two physical locations each with its own server running AD DS, DNS, DHCP and their own unique databases.   All workstations in both locations run identical applications.    Location A will be shutting down for a couple of months for renovations.   I would like to move server A  to location B so its database can be accessed.   I was planning on giving server A a DHCP scope of 10-130, while configuring server B a scope of 130-250 all under the same 192.168.1.xxx.    Server A (Windows Server 2008 R2) would have an address of 192.168.1.2 while server B (Windows Server 2016 Standard) would be 192.168.1.3.

Would the 20 workstations at location B be able to switch back and forth between Domain A and Domain B simple by logging out of A and into B?

If this theory is not correct, what is the proper way of setting this up?
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I inherited a server for a small group (20 users).  I'm trying to understand the group policy that is assigned.  It just says STAFF and I know that there is drive maps and folder redirection in the same group policy object.  Is there a way to "see" all that is within this policy that is activated to affect the Staff?  There are so many items and possibilities.  How can I know and find everything in a list of some sort that is being applied?

thanks
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Is it possible to email any of the reports from protection.office.com?  I'm looking for meaningful reports that can be passed along to management that can give them a good idea of the productive use of Microsoft 365 services.  Things such as malware reports, usage or other interesting reports that some of you experts use in your monitoring of the 365 tenant.  

Any suggestions on what you do and also if these reports can be automated and sent to the admin on a weekly or monthly basis?
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Referring to attached response from MS which says we need to buy Azure licences for
each user that uses inTune.  However, as we're on O365 E3 subscription, isn't inTune
a free bundle (which an MS reseller earlier advised is bundled free) as shown below:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/intune/fundamentals/licenses

We have presented to the board that we're remediating an audit finding
for remote wiping of mobile phones using iTunes but at this late stage, the
reseller quoted the attached from MS.


On the other hand, link below indicates inTune is being deprecated or I
read it wrongly?
https://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/feature/The-end-of-hybrid-Intune-MDM-and-what-IT-needs-to-know?track=NL-1847&ad=925722&src=925722&asrc=EM_NLN_107649240&utm_medium=EM&utm_source=NLN&utm_campaign=20190206_What%20Intune%20admins%20should%20know%20for%202019
inTuneMdmlic.jpg
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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.