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Windows Azure Security Best Practices – Tips, Tools, Coding Best Practices

Windows Azure Security Best Practices – Tips, Tools, Coding Best Practices

roualin azure Windows Azure Security Best Practices – Tips, Tools, Coding Best PracticesWhile writing the series of posts, I kept running into more best practices. So here are a few more items you should consider in securing your Windows Azureapplication.

Here are some tools, coding tips, and best practices:

  • Running on the Operating System
    • Getting the latest security patches
Introducing the Exchange 2010 Hybrid Configuration Wizard

Introducing the Exchange 2010 Hybrid Configuration Wizard

roualin banniere5 Introducing the Exchange 2010 Hybrid Configuration WizardDuring the beta of Office 365 for Enterprises, we received great feedback from our customers and wanted to vastly simplify the process for configuring Exchange in a hybrid deployment with Office 365. We are introducing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 to refine the deployment process as a result of that feedback.

Keynote: Getting Started with Windows Azure

Keynote: Getting Started with Windows Azure

roualin azure Keynote: Getting Started with Windows Azure

Exchange 2010 FAQ: How Do I Install the Exchange 2010 Management Tools?

Exchange 2010 FAQ: How Do I Install the Exchange 2010 Management Tools?

roualin banniere5 Exchange 2010 FAQ: How Do I Install the Exchange 2010 Management Tools?The Exchange Server 2010 management tools can be installed on a computer running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista 64-bit with Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 64-bit with Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
Import-Mailbox – Import mailboxes from PST into Exchange 2007 using powershell cmdlets

Import-Mailbox – Import mailboxes from PST into Exchange 2007 using powershell cmdlets

roualin ex-mgmt-shell1 Import-Mailbox – Import mailboxes from PST into Exchange 2007 using powershell cmdletsIn Exchange 2003, one of the simplest ways to move mailboxes from one Exchange organisation to another was using exmerge. It was particularly useful for sites using ‘Small Business Server’ where the level of data and requirements were low.

Windows Management Framework 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP) #1 Available for Download

Windows Management Framework 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP) #1 Available for Download

roualin powershell_2 Windows Management Framework 3.0 Community Technology Preview (CTP) #1 Available for DownloadWindows Management Framework 3.0 CTP1 makes some updated management functionality available to be installed on Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI & WinRM.

Windows PowerShell 3.0
Some of the new features in Windows PowerShell 3.0 include:

-ErrorAction and -ErrorVariable

-ErrorAction and -ErrorVariable

roualin powershell_2 -ErrorAction and -ErrorVariableLet me take a minute to tell you about 2 of my favorite things in Windows PowerShell:  -ErrorAction and –ErrorVariable

You may have heard me talk about being maniacal about doing a great job with error handling … this is one the cornerstones of our architecture.

How to whitelist website on AdBlocker?

How to whitelist website on AdBlocker?

  1. 1 Click on the AdBlock Plus icon on the top right corner of your browser
  2. 2 Click on "Enabled on this site" from the AdBlock Plus option
  3. 3 Refresh the page and start browsing the site