Author Archives: Raihan Al-Beruni

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.

Building Multiple ADFS Farms in a Single Forest

Let’s paint a picture, you have an unique requirement to build multiple ADFS farms. you have a fully functional hybrid environment with EXO. you do not want to modify AAD connect and existing ADFS servers. But you want several SaaS … Continue reading

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Office 365 Hybrid Deployment with Exchange 2016 Step by Step

Hybrid Configuration Business Case. On-premises IRM- Information Rights Management (IRM) enables users to apply Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) templates to messages that they send. Antispam and malware protection- Mailboxes moved to Office 365 are automatically provided with antivirus … Continue reading

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Upgrading AD FS to Windows Server 2016 FBL

This article will describe how to install new ADFS 2016 farm or upgrade existing AD FS Windows Server 2012 R2 farm to AD FS in Windows Server 2016. Prerequisites: ADFS Role in Windows Server 2016 Administrative privilege in both ADFS … Continue reading

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ADFS 4.0 Step by Step Guide: Federating with Workday

This article provides step by step guidelines to implement single sign on using ADFS 4.0 as the identity provider and Workday as the identifier and service provider. Important Note: Workday does not provide a service provider metadata XML file to … Continue reading

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Login to Exchange Online PowerShell using MFA

Once you enable MFA on Admin account, you will be denied access to EXO using PowerShell until you update Azure PowerShell version to latest. Download and install Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant and Azure Active Directory Connection preview Use Connect-MsOlService … Continue reading

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Create Azure Internal Load Balancer using PowerShell

Input Parameters: Subnets: Subnet_10.x.x.x Resource Groups (Service Name): ServerGroup1 VMs: Server1, Server2 InternalLoadBalancerName: InternalLB1 Port: 443 Find the Subnets where you would like to create a internal load balancer. Get-AzureVNetSite Find the VMs which you would like to add to … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010/2013 to Exchange 2016 Migration Step by Step

Deployment Location: On-premises Target Environment: Exchange Server 2016 CU4 Current Environment: Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013 or mixed Public Folder Location: Exchange Server 2013 Understanding of Exchange Server 2016: Exchange Server 2016 wraps up in two Exchange roles … Continue reading

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