ATA – Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics – Deployment Guide Part 3

In my previous posts we discussed the per-requisites and the installation of ATA in this post we will discuss the configuration. Logon to your console http://ata.yourdomain.com/configuration navigate to ATA Gateways. You should then see the gateway recently installed. You will then have a section for port mirrored domain controllers of which you will need to … More ATA – Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics – Deployment Guide Part 3

ATA – Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics – Deployment Guide Part 2

In my previous blog post I discussed the requirements for ATA in this post I will discuss how to install ATA. First of all we must start with the ATA Center before we install the collectors the wizard is quite straight forward and will get you to the configuration page very quickly as shown below: … More ATA – Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics – Deployment Guide Part 2

ATA – Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics – Deployment Guide Part 1

As some of you may be aware Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytic’s has just been released so I took the time to go through the RTM version and below is a step by step guide to getting the platform in place. Before we start there are some pre-requisites that should be observed and understood. There are … More ATA – Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics – Deployment Guide Part 1

Office 365 IRM templates in Outlook appear in Vietnamese although the local language setting in the Windows OS is “English – United Kingdom”

Shortly after Wave 15 was deployed I started testing functionality for issues and found the following the Office 365 IRM templates in Outlook appear in Vietnamese although the local language setting in the Windows 8 and above is “English – United Kingdom” as shown below when using Office 2013 The default “Confidential” and “Confidential – View Only“ templates provided by Office … More Office 365 IRM templates in Outlook appear in Vietnamese although the local language setting in the Windows OS is “English – United Kingdom”

Converting a User to a Shared Mailbox or Vice Versa in Office 365

I was working with a customer recently who wanted to convert a shared mailbox back to a user and found that I was given the following error message: Error on proxy command ‘Set-Mailbox -Type:’Regular’ -Identity:’BLAH’ -Confirm:$False -Force:$True’ to server AMXPR07MB088.eurprd07.prod.outlook.com: Server version 1941996335, Proxy method PSWS: Request return error with following error message: The remote … More Converting a User to a Shared Mailbox or Vice Versa in Office 365

Office 365 Hosted IRM Configuration for Exchange Online

I recently had the opportunity to actually deployed hosted IRM for a customer with Exchange Online. Now there are some restrictions to this which is you only get what the templates are you don’t have the ability to customize the templates. If you want this then AADRM should be deployed on premise and then connected … More Office 365 Hosted IRM Configuration for Exchange Online

DirSync installation ERROR on Server 2012 – Timeout has occured

Issue:  During the latest DirSync Install released in June 2013 you get following error when installing Dirsync on Windows Server 2012: Workaround: First from Control panel uninstall all DirSync related components Open CMD as an Administrator and browse to DirSync directory Run dirsync.exe /FULLSQL (This will install Sync Tool without SQL bits) Once Installation in … More DirSync installation ERROR on Server 2012 – Timeout has occured

The Service Fails to Start: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion

During a recent deployment it was noticed that the DirSync and ADFS 2.0 servers were showing the following error in the Event log which stopped me from proceding with the installation The Service Fails to Start: “The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion –  Event ID 7000 … More The Service Fails to Start: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion