Mailflow during the migration from one Office365 tenant to another Office 365 tenant

This article is part of my migration journey from my old Office 365 to my new Microsoft 365 Tenant. This article is about mail traffic during the migration and how to avoid data loss. In May 2015 I have already written the article “Migration from one Office365 Tenant to another Office365 Tenant“. I will adopt … Continue reading „Preparing the mail flow for the Office 365 migration“

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Overview of the migration from one Office 365 account to a new Office 365 account - The easy and manual way

As MCT, I have a developer tenant for Office 365, and this year we are finally getting access to the Microsoft 365 function, i.e. Enterprise Mobility and Security. The disadvantage is that a new tenant is required and so a migration is pending. But at the same time, a lot of things have to be … Continue reading „Migration from an Office 365 to a new Microsoft 365 Tenant – The approaches to migration“

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Webserver Überwachung mit PRTG

This time an article slightly outside the Microsoft world. This time there is an excursion into monitoring and the monitoring of web servers under Linux. Some know this, nothing is worse than when the website you want to visit is not reachable. Since this happened to me 2 times in 2 days, the web server … Continue reading „Website monitoring with PRTG“

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Since I’m very busy with deployment and rollouts, I thought I’d write a few basic articles that I could refer to. This sometimes saves you some time in workshops for the more interesting things or gives administrators incentives to automate things. WIM files, what are they? Some of you may be thinking. Windows Image Media … Continue reading „Update, maintain and use Windows Image Files (WIM)“

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Frohe Weihnachten 2019 (c) Kerstin Niesen

Ich wünsche allen ein frohes Weihnachtsfest unI wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you can enjoy the quieter days with family and friends. Between the holidays nothing will happen here, we will read each other again in the new year. Then articles will appear here a little more often. … Continue reading „Merry Christmas and a happy new Year“

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Soon it is time, for Windows 7 the extended support ends on 14.01.2020. As with every end of operating system support the end comes “completely surprising”, okay, not really. At the beginning everything looks so far in the future, it is still x years time. But in the end, the problems appear. I already saw … Continue reading „End of the Windows 7 Life-Cycle – Migration approaches from the field“

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Verschiedene Installationsmedien für Windows

This article discusses the different methods of computer installations for businesses. In technical terminology also called rollouts or deployments. Typically, such a concept is created when a large number of computer installations are required. Here are a few examples where it can be useful to rethink the previous way of working: Migrations of operating systems … Continue reading „The possibilities of computer installations for businesses“

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On behalf of Microsoft, I would like to thank you for your application to the 2020-2021 MCT Regional Lead Program. Our committee went through an extensive process to review each application and select a regional lead community that was representative of the MCT Population as a whole based on region, employment type, and technology. We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to participate in the 2020-2021 Regional Lead Program. The MCT Regional Leads play a key part in helping Microsoft serve the global MCT Community through community leadership, mentoring support, and engagement with Microsoft. Additionally, the MCT Program relies on the MCT Regional Leads for input on program changes, organizing events, forum engagement, and helping to disseminate key communication to the broader community.

I got a mail from Microsoft, I was elected as an MCT Regional Lead for the 3rd time in a row. Since 2016 I am an MCT Regional Lead in Germany for Microsoft Certified Trainers. But what is an MCT Regional Lead? MCT Regional Lead is an award from Microsoft for active MCTs who take … Continue reading „MCT Regional Lead 2020-2021“

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Often the question arises during a rollout: Is our Microsoft Office version still supported with Microsoft Windows 10? The first glance should always be at the current lifecycle of Microsoft Office. You can also find a nice overview in my article “Product Lifecycles – The Forgotten Being“. Depending on the remaining time of the life … Continue reading „Which Office version works with Windows 10?“

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This is part 3 of the Azure AD series. This time it’s about licensing Azure AD. I have described the different license types in the second part of the series. Today it’s about buying the licenses. There are wasted possibilities for licensing. Here I introduce the ones I know. Licensing via bundles Azure-AD is also … Continue reading „Microsoft Azure AD – licensing“

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