iRangers – Microsoft Certified Gold Partner!

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We are very happy to announce our successful annual renewal of Microsoft Certified Gold Partner status! We really appreciate our client’s support, who submitted their review to Microsoft, stating that iRangers deserve to have the Gold Partner status. We are now a proud club member of the 5% IT Companies around…

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No More SSL 3.0 at Azure Storage Starting Feb. 20, 2015

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Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month. Azure Storage won’t support the SSL 3.0 security protocol starting on Feb. 20, 2015, the company announced this week. If organizations still have browsers using that that protocol after February 20, then…

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Vulnerability in SSL 3.0 Could Allow Information Disclosure

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In the end of 2014 it became known that the SSL protocol (specifically SSL v3) was broken and decryption of the encrypted data was possible. This is an industry-wide vulnerability affecting the SSL 3.0 protocol itself and is not specific to the Windows operating system. All supported versions of Microsoft…

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There Is No Security If You Have Physical Access: How To Reset the Domain Administrator Password In Windows Server 2012 R2

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It’s hard to believe, but the good old domain administrator reset password trick from Windows Server 2003 / 2008 still works in Windows Server 2012 R2. Step-by-Step guide To reset the Domain Administrator password in Windows Server 2012 R2 do the following: Shutdown the domain controller. Boot on the Windows Server…

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Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 6 Released

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CU6 represents the continuation of our Exchange 2013 servicing and builds upon Exchange 2013 CU5. The release includes fixes for customer reported issues, minor product enhancements and previously released security bulletins. A complete list of customer reported issues resolved in Exchange 2013 CU6 can be found in KB 2961810. Customers…

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Best Practices For Running Linux on Hyper-V

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Microsoft has a TechNet article where they describe the best practices for Linux VMs running on Hyper-V 2012 or Hyper-V 2012 R2. The article is a list of recommendations for running Linux virtual machine on Hyper-V. (more…)

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How to change default TCP/IP from IPv6 to IPv4?

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Many of us were disabling IPv6 protocol on a system, where it was not used. You can find many blog articles, where people are recommending disabling IPv6 (unfortunately the procedure in most of these articles is not correct). Times are changing, and more organizations are preparing for IPv6 implementation. At…

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Automating the Cloud with Azure Automation

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Check out this course to explore the process of automating the cloud with Azure Automation. Find out how to get started and how to connect to Microsoft Azure. Learn how to import and publish a Connect-Azure runbook, and create and publish your first runbook. Finally, invoke Azure Automation runbooks, and…

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