Jaco van Staden

Senior Systems Engineer

Nelspruit (MP, South Africa)

I am a Experienced Senior System Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in VMware ESX & Hyper-V and Windows Servers, Domain Name System (DNS),Networking, Networking Security, IT Service Management, Azure, Office 365, Cloud, Helpdesk, Remote Desktop, and IT Strategy. Microsoft Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure focused in Information Technology from Microsoft.

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  1. Install NetFX & .Net3.5 on Server 2012 / 2016 + Win10

    Go to a command prompt and enter this:** Note: Source should be the Windows installation disc.
  2. Azure Active Directory Join...

    Azure Active Directory Join is the functionality that registers a device in Azure Active Directory to enable centralized management of the device( As AD On Prem use to). It makes it possible for users to connect to the cloud through Azure Active Directory.Azure AD Join is intended for Small to Large Companies that do not have an on-premises Windows Server Active Directory infrastructure.If you are focusing on reducing your on-prem footprint and wish to focus more incloud, Azure AD Join could benefit...
  3. DirSync Issues on Office 365?

    ....with Azure Active Directory, you have an OS instance in your environment that runs the DirSync component, which essentially uses Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) to synchronize with Azure Active Directory. The email you received is alerting you that synchronization hasn't occurred for 24 hours. The first thing to check is that the OS instance that synchronizes is running and has Internet connectivity.On the OS instance that runs DirSync, launch miisclient.exe( C:\Program Files\Windows Azure Active...
  4. Block Certain Extensions Office 365

  5. List of active Out of Office enabled accounts Office 365

    Get-Mailbox -ResultSize Unlimited | Get-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration | Where-Object { $_.AutoReplyState -ne "Disabled" } | Select Identity,StartTime,EndTime,AutoReplyState$licensedAccountinguserList = Get-MsolUser -All | where {$_.IsLicensed -eq $true} | Export-CSV “C:\sample\sample.csv”
  6. Skype PBX..

    Currently I am configuring Skype For PBX, I am quite to to the PBX scene, but this seems real easy to use. While there isn't a lot information regarding this service yet, here is a little info I can give so long.On December 1, 2015 Microsoft officially added PSTN conferencing as a native feature for Skype for Business Online customers. For a number of years PSTN conferencing was offered through Audio Conferencing Provider integration in Office365 but this marks the first time that Microsoft has...
  7. An FYI on Firewalling..

    The most common use of firewalls today... is to enforce a security policy between an organization and the Internet. Most companies appreciate the need for such protection. The primary objective of Internet firewall policies is to protect the organization’s internal networks from unauthorized access by outsiders, and to restrict outsider access to specific hosts and services. A secondary purpose is to control which Internet sites and services may be accessed by internal users.Organizations may use...
  8. Must know about Office 365.

    Office 365 Migration Must know..Migrating to Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular among small to large Companies. The upside of moving from an on-premises environment to one hosted online by Microsoft offers a lot of benefits.Whether you are thinking of going hybrid or taking the full Office 365 experience, you will walk into 1 or 2 hiccups a long the way.If you're looking for solid, step-by-step help in deploying Office 365, check out Exchange Server Deployment Assistant. This free tool from...
  9. A quick tip on securing your servers by knowing the following..

    For every server on a secure network, there are a list of items that must be documented and reviewed on a regular basis to keep a private network secure. This list of information about every server should be created as servers are added to the network and updated regularly.
  10. Migrating Physical to Virtual...

    Disk2vhd is a utility that creates .VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) a virtual disk version of physical “bare-metal” disk or disks for use in Microsoft Hyper-V, System Center Virtual machine Manager, AppController and Microsoft Azure. The difference between Disk2vhd and other physical-to-virtual tools is that you can run Disk2vhd on a system that’s online. Disk2vhd uses Windows' Volume Snapshot capabilities to create consistent “point-in-time” snapshots of the volumes you want to include in your conversion....
  11. Edit DRAFT Edit

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