Jean-Yves MOSCHETTO

Hard to replicate Exchange Connectors

Context When you have multiple incoming receive connectors, it might be appropriate to merge all connectors. When you have multiple Exchange Servers, you are compelled to have same configuration anywhere Audit Let’s get backup Exchange Reference Receive-Connectors Get-ReceiveConnector -Server $env:COMPUTERNAME | Export-Clixml -Path C:\EXPLOIT\$($env:COMPUTERNAME).ReceiveConnectors.xml  Merge Connectors On the destination computers, let’s get only our usefull …

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MFA for Azure admins will be soon enforced

Context Identity attacks have increased by 300% in the last year.Many IT guys use their standard AD account also as Azure AD administrator.If your company is a MS Cloud Service Provider (CSP), by default it can delegate “general Admin” role on Customer tenant. That means that: 1/ You will harden IT admins workstations with BitLocker …

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Want to be rid of Skype for Business and Teams cohabitation

Want to be rid of Skype for Business and Teams cohabitation?You want to receive directly Skype calls on Teams, but option ‘Teams Only’ does not appear in teams upgrade … If you are that case where option ‘Teams only’ does not appear, switch to your friend PowerShell Download powershell module for SkypeBusiness Online here Open powershell …

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Prepare for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 end of support, Call us to migrate to Azure and get free Extended Security Updates or better to upgrade on-premises environments and stay protected

Windows Server 2008 Mainstream support end date was January 13, 2015. Only if you pay for Extended support, end date would be 1/14/2020. Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end on July 9, 2019. What does this mean? End of support means the end of regular security updates. With cyberattacks becoming …

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Protect Email Phishing with MX, SPF, DKIM and DMARC

Summary Basic phishing emails are so effective that most hackers don’t use exploit kits anymore.It becomes very easy to spread virus ransomware if your mail servers are not protected, even with Office 365 and Exchange OnLine. Context French Government National (through ANSII) Study Cybersecurity recommends setting up security on emails: https://www.economie.gouv.fr/files/2017_National_Study_Cybersecurity.pdf https://www.ssi.gouv.fr/uploads/2017/01/guide_hygiene_informatique_anssi.pdf US Government also …

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ADDS Forest and Domain Functional Levels

Regularly customers ask “why should I raise ADDS functional level”?Here are the anwsers on each functional level. Whatever the application in your AD, raise the level at the maximum Windows Server 2016 Supported Domain Controller Operating System: Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2016 forest functional level features All of the features that are available at …

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WUAUCLT no more working on Windows 10? Please replace with USOCLIENT.EXE

Windows Update command line tool WUAUCLT.EXE is no more working on Windows 10 and Server 2016? Please replace with USOCLIENT.EXE You could have noticed that command line WUAUCLT /DetectNow /ReportNow /ResetAuthorization is no more working on Windows 10. All command have been replaced with command line USOCLIENT.EXE RefreshSettings StartScan StartDownload StartInstall You won’t find any documentation …

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Performance tuning Windows Server 2016 containers

Introduction Windows Server 2016 is the first version of Windows to ship support for container technology built in to the OS. In Server 2016, two types of containers are available: Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers. Each container type supports either the Server Core or Nano Server SKU of Windows Server 2016. These configurations have …

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