Exchange Online Basic Auth – One (Final) Time Enablement
A quick note on an important point that I missed originally in Microsoft’s announcement. As users are starting to find their basic authentication mechanisms are being actively disabled, Microsoft have provided one last mechanism to prevent a complete outage if you rely on basic authentication currently. Which Protocols Are Impacted? If you’re using basic authentication…
Free Microsoft Certification: Microsoft Ignite | Cloud Skills Challenge is BACK for Fall 2022
Hi everyone, Have you ever wanted a chance to get Microsoft Certified? Now’s your chance! If you haven’t seen the Cloud Skills Challenge before, it’s simple. Microsoft provide multiple learning ‘Track’ options, courtesy of their free Microsoft Learn resources. If you complete one or more tracks within their pre-defined challenge window (12th October to 9th…
Microsoft Azure: Retiring… IP Addresses?
This was certainly an unexpected announcement, Microsoft are going to discontinue their Basic IP Address SKU. In this blog post I detail the gained features by moving to the Standard SKU, the ways to find out how to discover which IP addreses after affected within your Azure Tenant, and how to upgrade.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a Released
Veeam have today released the long-awaited update to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 (VB365), v6a. This release has been overshadowed by Microsoft’s controversial changes being made to the Teams backup process, forcing vendors such as Veeam to cease using EWS as a mechanism to backup Teams data, instead insisting on the use of the Teams…
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Updating Account Permissions
With Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v4 being released this week and unlocking new functionality, permissions inevitably require adjusting in scope. In this blog post I show you how to update the necessary permissions.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Repository Backup has Failed
Having recently secured my Azure configuration a little bit too much, too soon, I broke my backups, in this blog post I get to the bottom of this vague error and what it likely means needs reconfiguring…
Configuring PfSense Dynamic DNS with Azure DNS
Does your ISP force you to have a dynamic IP address? Tired of using free Dynamic DNS services that make you revalidate all the time? It’s nice and easy & cheap to use Azure DNS, in this blog post I show you how to integrate Azure DNS with PfSense to keep track of your dynamic…
Securing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Password/Certificate Auth & Other Hardening Tips
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure is a brilliant product for protecting Microsoft Azure-based workloads, but there are certainly some configuration changes that could help secure the product better. Especially when this is the application protecting your data. Read on to find out how to secure the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance.
VMware vSphere+ & vSAN+ Announced
Today VMware have announced vSphere+ & vSAN+, but what are they? In this blog post I’ll take you through some of the key new features and FAQs of these new products.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a – Teams Export API Previewed
Today I want to share a sneak peak at the next release of Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365, v6a. Like traditional minor/interim releases, this release will mainly include bug fixes. However there’s an interesting feature being released that I’ll be sharing some details on. Namely, a transition to the Microsoft Teams Export API.