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This is a subject id love to see more discussion and dialogue about. Interestingly as a science fiction genre there have been some thought provoking TV series such as the Netflix's "Black Mirror" to films like "Automata", "iRobot", "Minority Report" and many more all of...

The Azure Site Recovery deployment planner (version ASR Deployment Planner_v2.0.1) is a command-line tool available for both Hyper-V to Azure and VMware to Azure disaster recovery scenarios. This tool is used to profile VMs (with no production impact) to understand the bandwidth and Azure Storage...

Azure migrate is a feature currently in preview in Azure that can help considerably with a transition to Azure. Moving workloads to Azure from on-premises is greatly simplified with this new tool as it helps with the following: - Easily discovers all on-premises virtual machines ...

Is the well the established marketing term "Unified Communications" dead? This may seem like a bit of a hyperbolic headline but in my opinion the term Unified Communications is essentially dead, outdated, or at best should be treated as a legacy term to describe legacy...

Charles is an HTTP proxy / HTTP monitor / Reverse Proxy that enables a developer to view all of the HTTP and SSL / HTTPS traffic between their machine and the Internet. This includes requests, responses and the HTTP headers (which contain the cookies and...

Setting up CBA is already covered in detail here: - https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/microscott/how-to-set-up-azure-ad-certificate-based-authentication-for-office-apps-on-mobile-devices-ios-and-android-part-1/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/microscott/how-to-set-up-azure-ad-certificate-based-authentication-for-office-apps-on-mobile-device-ios-and-android-part-2/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/microscott/how-to-set-up-azure-ad-certificate-based-authentication-for-office-apps-on-mobile-devices-ios-and-android-part-3/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/microscott/how-to-set-up-azure-ad-certificate-based-authentication-for-office-apps-on-mobile-devices-ios-and-android-part-4/ This post covers my notes and findings on how to configure CBA as the deployment and architecture is relatively complex. Topology Certificate Based Authentication for SfBO mobile users is provided by a combination of ADFS and the on...

Background This post is a follow up from the “Nested Virtualisation in Azure” post detailing some of the steps taken for configuring a functional installation of CCE in Azure. This post covers my engineering notes and is not a prescriptive guide on all steps required to...

Upload Firmware Download the latest FW from here: - http://support.polycom.com/PolycomService/home/home.htm Navigate to Endpoint>Phone Management>Upload Software Updates Click on the + radio button. Upload FW.   Create Configuration Profile Navigate to  Endpoint >Phone Management >Configuration Profiles Click on the + radio button. Give the new profile a name. This profile will be associated...

Background Important: - This is not currently supported. CCE is only supported at present on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition as per the link below. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/mt605227.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396 “Before you deploy Cloud Connector Edition, make sure you have the following for your environment: For the host machine - Cloud Connector...

Background For lab/demo purposes nested virtualization was pursued for the purpose of understanding the configuration required for Skype for Business Online Cloud Connector Edition (CCE). This was primarily to walk through and familarise myself with the steps of installing CCE and not neccesarily for producing...