As MCT, I have a developer tenant for Office 365, and this year we are finally getting access to the Microsoft 365 function, i.e. Enterprise Mobility and Security. The disadvantage is that a new tenant is required and so a migration is pending. But at the same time, a lot of things have to be set up from scratch. I take the opportunity to write a series of blog posts directly from this.Continue reading “Migration from an Office 365 to a new Microsoft 365 Tenant – The approaches to migration”
This time an article slightly outside the Microsoft world. This time there is an excursion into monitoring and the monitoring of web servers under Linux. Some know this, nothing is worse than when the website you want to visit is not reachable. Since this happened to me 2 times in 2 days, the web server has hung up and I could not find the error, something had to be done.Continue reading “Website monitoring with PRTG”
Since I’m very busy with deployment and rollouts, I thought I’d write a few basic articles that I could refer to. This sometimes saves you some time in workshops for the more interesting things or gives administrators incentives to automate things.Continue reading “Update, maintain and use Windows Image Files (WIM)”
Ich wünsche allen ein frohes Weihnachtsfest unI wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you can enjoy the quieter days with family and friends.
Between the holidays nothing will happen here, we will read each other again in the new year. Then articles will appear here a little more often.
The Christmas card was created by my wife Kerstin.
Soon it is time, for Windows 7 the extended support ends on 14.01.2020. As with every end of operating system support the end comes “completely surprising”, okay, not really. At the beginning everything looks so far in the future, it is still x years time. But in the end, the problems appear.
I already saw this at the “surprising” end of XP. But there are also cases where migration is not so easy. Special problem areas can be interfaces to special Hardware. For instance, measuring workstations or production control systems. If a measuring instrument with current Windows 10 support directly costs a few tens of thousands of Euros, then you consider the investment.Continue reading “End of the Windows 7 Life-Cycle – Migration approaches from the field”
This article discusses the different methods of computer installations for businesses. In technical terminology also called rollouts or deployments. Typically, such a concept is created when a large number of computer installations are required. Here are a few examples where it can be useful to rethink the previous way of working:Continue reading “The possibilities of computer installations for businesses”
I got a mail from Microsoft, I was elected as an MCT Regional Lead for the 3rd time in a row. Since 2016 I am an MCT Regional Lead in Germany for Microsoft Certified Trainers.Continue reading “MCT Regional Lead 2020-2021”
Often the question arises during a rollout: Is our Microsoft Office version still supported with Microsoft Windows 10? The first glance should always be at the current lifecycle of Microsoft Office. You can also find a nice overview in my article “Product Lifecycles – The Forgotten Being“. Depending on the remaining time of the life cycle of the Office program, a migration with Windows 10 can also be useful.Continue reading “Which Office version works with Windows 10?”
This is part 3 of the Azure AD series. This time it’s about licensing Azure AD. I have described the different license types in the second part of the series. Today it’s about buying the licenses.Continue reading “Microsoft Azure AD – licensing”
As most people know, I like to make my life easy at work. That doesn’t mean I’m afraid of work, I just like to automate or simplify it where I can. I like to use PowerShell for this.
Another reason besides the convenience or lack of time why you should solve tasks through scripts is a consistent level of quality. Let’s face it, who doesn’t know this, even if there are checklists, you might forget one step when you get distracted.Continue reading “Creating Users Easily with PowerShell”