IPSec policy-based S2S VPN Tunnel between pfSense and an Azure VNet

In a previous post we configured an IPSec route-based S2S VPN Tunnel between pfSense and an Azure VNet. Now we do the same but instead route-based we set up a policy-based IPSec S2S VPN Tunnel between pfSense and an Azure Read more…


Set up an Azure SQL Managed Instance and connect over a S2S IPSec VPN from onPrem network

In this post you will see how to set up an Azure SQL Managed Instance and connect to over your onPrem network without a public endpoint published in Azure. Install Azure SQL Managed Instance (PaaS) For this LAB environment I Read more…


Configuring a Syslog Server on pfSense with the syslog-ng Package

pfSense by default logs data from different components running on it. These files are a fixed size and never grow. As a consequence of this, the log will only hold a certain amount of entries and the old entries are Read more…


Deploy WordPress in Azure App Service (Web App) with staging slots for the production and development environment

In this post you will see how to setup an Azure App Service plan with an Azure App Service (Web App) consisting of two deployment slots to change the production and development instance of your WordPress site. For this setup Read more…


Move Azure AD Connect to another Server

In this post we will move an existing Azure AD Connect Installation to a new Windows Server 2019 which will be dedicated only for the synchronisation between our onPrem Active Directory and Azure Active Directory. Therefore we only install SQL Read more…


Install Skype for Business Server 2019 Step by Step

Both Server Roles, Front End and Edge, are installed on Windows Server 2019 but you can also use Windows Server 2016. Install Skype for Business Prerequisites Front End Server https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/skypeforbusiness/deploy/install/install-prerequisites https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/skypeforbusiness/plan/system-requirements Add-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS, Web-Server, Web-Static-Content, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Asp-Net, Web-Net-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Read more…


RDS Remote Desktop Services HTML 5 Client Setup

If you want to allow users to access your remote apps of your RDS Deployment without the need of an compatible RDP client, then you can setup the Remote Desktop web client for your users. The following prerequisites must match: Read more…


SSO Single-Sign-On to your onPremise RDS Remote Desktop Services 2016/2019 Environment

Normally, if you want to access a remote desktop services environement, first you have to logon to the RD Web Access Page, therefore you will be prompted with a logon dialog where you have to enter your username and password. Read more…


Replace the self-signed Remote Destkop Certificate with an e.g. PKI Certficate from your internal CA

Copy the Thumbprint of the Certificate you want to use for the RDP Connection and copy it to the $Hash variable. $TSGeneralSetting = Get-WmiObject “Win32_TSGeneralSetting” -ComputerName “<Server Name>” -Namespace root\cimv2\terminalservices -Filter “TerminalName=’RDP-tcp'” $Hash = “<hash of new certificate>” $TSGeneralSetting.SSLCertificateSHA1Hash = Read more…


Co-Management with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM 1910) and Azure Intune

To be able to manage your clients not only with System Center Configuration Manager and internal, you can setup co-management in SCCM. With co-management you can still manage your clients with SCCM but also with Azure Intune for Mobile Device Read more…