Category: Information

Recover a domain name from an expired trial Office 365/Azure Active Directory tenant.

I regularly work with multiple Azure Active Directory and Office 365 tenants, recently I wanted to utilise a domain that was attached to a tenant that had expired in December 2015, but did not know […]

Azure AD Connect: Initialize-ADSyncDomainJoinedComputerSync

Azure Active Directory Connect (AADConnect) is the tool that connects your on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory. At the end of the setup there is a rather unhelpful message asking you to run “AdSyncPrep:Initialize-ADSyncDomainJoinedComputerSync” […]

Recommended Reading: Start with Why – Simon Sinek.

This is a book that I have read a few times and I have found it invaluable in how I approach issues in life, the office and specifically issues around IT. This book has made me no longer […]

Top 6 (Independent) Microsoft Active Directory Integration Experts to Follow

Blatant self-promotion, but I wanted to share a blog post from OneLogin that gives their list of top Active Directory experts (including me) and our top tips on “What you should never do when working […]

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2

Unlike previous versions of this vital information, this is not currently available as a word download, but only as web based information. These can now be downloaded in PDF format from here. Performance Tuning Guidelines […]

YouTube displaying a green bar across the top?

Earlier today, I rebooted my PC and after logon I was presented with an Adobe Flash update, which I ran and then forgot about it.  This evening whilst catching up on the various highlights (I […]

Earth to Mark, come in please.

  Last night I met up with a former colleague who was having leaving drinks and he noted that I had become somewhat quiet on here and Twitter, so I thought I should put pen […]