Happy 20th Birthday, Active Directory!

Happy 20th Birthday, Active Directory! https://ift.tt/2UY9lwz Today, The DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs are celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Active Directory Domain Services as a released product.   Windows 2000 Server The introduction of Active Directory to the world was part of the release of Windows 2000 Server on February 17, 2000. At the launch event, […]

Microsoft Azure Certifications Explained – A Deep Dive for IT Professionals in 2020

Microsoft Azure Certifications Explained – A Deep Dive for IT Professionals in 2020 https://ift.tt/2vghqS8 It’s common knowledge, or at least should be, that certifications are the most effective way for IT professionals to climb the career ladder and it’s only getting more important in an increasingly competitive professional marketplace. Similarly, cloud-based technologies are experiencing unparalleled […]

Requirements per Windows Hello for Business Deployment Type

Requirements per Windows Hello for Business Deployment Type https://ift.tt/2RyTja5 Windows Hello for Business is awesome technology, that allows for multi-factor authenticated sign-in on Windows 10 devices.   About Windows Hello for Business In Windows 10, Windows Hello for Business replaces passwords with strong two-factor authentication on PCs and mobile devices. This authentication consists of a […]

Productivity best practices for virtual environments

Productivity best practices for virtual environments https://ift.tt/3aF00yP On Thursday, February 13th at 10:00 AM Pacific Time, my colleagues Stefan Georgiev and Clint Covington will be presenting an informative, demo-filled webcast showcasing ways you can improve end user productivity across your on-premises and cloud-based virtualization environments. The webcast will focus on best practices and will show […]

HOWTO: Enable Azure Multi-factor Authentication on AD FS

HOWTO: Enable Azure Multi-factor Authentication on AD FS https://ift.tt/36v0rcl Most Microsoft-based Hybrid Identity implementations use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers, Web Application Proxies and Azure AD Connect installations. In this series, labeled Hardening Hybrid Identity, we’re looking at hardening these implementations, using recommended practices. In this part of the series, we’ll add an […]