Office 365 Survey using SkyDrive

I saw a Tweet talking about the ability to create a survey using SkyDrive and Excel Web App so I thought I would create one and I ask my faithful readers to please participate. Please go to http://sdrv.ms/1bLtCU0 to participate in the survey, I will post the results of the survey in another blog post.…

Microsoft Unified Access Gateway 2010 using Microsoft Windows Azure for Multi-Factor Authentication

Passwords are not enough these days to protect someone from logging in as you.  Many public websites have Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) as an added layer to their normal login process.  Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Evernote, facebook and Twitter are just a few websites where you can enable MFA.  There are also companies that offer MFA that…

ConfigMgr OS Upgrades

Up until now, upgrading the operating system (in-place) of a Configuration Manager site server or site system was strictly unsupported – that doesn’t of course mean it didn’t work, just that Microsoft never planned or designed for it and ultimately never tested it so all results and consequences of doing so were yours (and yours…

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Mystery Solved – Windows 7 and Windows 8 treat “Validate server certificate” differently in 802.1x

  Rolling out WPA2/Enterprise and all Windows 8 clients could connect fine but Windows 7 clients could not connect. Client side errors in event viewer logged Event 8002 (Reason Code 16)  “authentication failed due to a user credentials mismatch” and on the Windows NPS Server Event 6273 “Authentication failed due to a user credentials mismatch.”…