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Office365 create Global Address List

Office365 create Global Address List

We see it’s common to use Office365 in combination with the Active Directory synchronization tool. Even when you have more AD Domains it is possible to sync them to one Azure Active Directory tenant. When you use more AD domains you sometimes want to split the Office365 mail users in different groups and give them an own address list. Use PowerShell in Office365 Exchange Online To login on the Exchange online with Powershell use the following commands, use your Office365 admin…

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Deploy Azure Resource Manager webapp with Octopus Deploy

Deploy Azure Resource Manager webapp with Octopus Deploy

For the last year I have been busy with installing and configuring Octopus Deploy for different projects. One of the projects was to deploy Azure Web App. Before I created an deploy strategy with ‘msdeploy’ from an dedicated server. Since Octopus Deploy version 3.0 and higher it’s possible to select the Octopus Deploy server and start deployment to Azure Web App’s from there. Also it’s possible to have out of the box Azure deployment, I will use the Resource Manager…

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WordPress on IIS Webserver

WordPress on IIS Webserver

WordPress is a popular CMS system to use for blogs and other websites. Not every system administrator has knowledge on Linux systems so for some it’s handy to have the WordPress PHP and MySQL installed under Microsoft Windows Server with IIS. One of the options to fast install WordPress with an MySQL database is with the Web Platform Installer which can be downloaded here: https://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx Another option is to install it manual, as I will describe in this post. Pre installation…

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Windows ACL with PowerShell

Windows ACL with PowerShell

During automatic deployments I bumped in to the issue that special account permissions need to be set. For example if we deploy an CMS system there can be an upload folder included where the user need to write. Rather then giving full permissions for the web server user account we set specific permission on the upload folder. In this blog post I will show how to do this with PowerShell on Windows Server 2008 R2 and higher. After research for the…

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