OMS Assessment : “No Data Found” Or Server Not Showing

  Problem Description and Symptoms: How many of us activated an OMS solution and is getting “No Data Found” as an assessment result. How many added a server to an already assessed solution ( e.g. Active directory Assessment , Active Directory Replication or SQL Assessment) without being able to to see the newly added server … Continue reading OMS Assessment : “No Data Found” Or Server Not Showing

Analyzing Azure EA Cost Using Power BI – Part 3 Advanced Calculations

  Analyzing the usage and tuning resources is a key responsibility in Cloud Management. We need to understand where we spent , what are the trends and where we can tune our spending. When it comes to analyzing Azure Cost Microsoft offers different tool set with different capabilities; Cloudyn New Azure Cost Management Azure Consumption … Continue reading Analyzing Azure EA Cost Using Power BI – Part 3 Advanced Calculations

Intune Device Management – Removing Local Admins in Windows 10 Devices

Following up to the post on renaming windows 10 devices that are managed by Intune, another frequent requirement is remove the local user accounts from Administrators group. The AAD user account will be provisioned as Standard User and hence removing the local user accounts from Admin group is critical to secure the device from unauthorized … Continue reading Intune Device Management – Removing Local Admins in Windows 10 Devices

Analyzing Azure EA Cost Using Power BI – Part 2 Tags

Analyzing the usage and tuning resources is a key responsibility in Cloud Management. We need to understand where we spent , what are the trends and where we can tune our spending. When it comes to analyzing Azure Cost Microsoft offers different tool set with different capabilities; Cloudyn New Azure Cost Management Azure Consumption API … Continue reading Analyzing Azure EA Cost Using Power BI – Part 2 Tags

Analyzing Azure EA Consumption Using Power BI – Part 1 Setting Up Data

Analyzing the usage and tuning resources is a key responsibility in Cloud Management. We need to understand where we spent , what are the trends and where we can tune our spending. When it comes to analyzing Azure usage Microsoft offers different tool set with different capabilities; Cloudyn New Azure Cost Management Azure Consumption API … Continue reading Analyzing Azure EA Consumption Using Power BI – Part 1 Setting Up Data

How to fix the ATA Light Gateway installation Error 0x80096005: Failed to cache payload/ Failed to verify payload

7 December 2018 Recently I was doing a review of a Microsoft ATA installation with a customer when we started facing the following symptoms: ATA center was complaining about an unresponsive gateway (Domain controller) On the gateway involved, the Microsoft Advanced Thread Analytics Gateway service was stuck in “Starting” status The memory was not over … Continue reading How to fix the ATA Light Gateway installation Error 0x80096005: Failed to cache payload/ Failed to verify payload

Intune Device Management – Renaming Windows 10 Devices

I have come across customers who auto enroll Azure AD domain joined Windows 10 devices in Intune and use the device management capabilities like enforcing compliance polices, configuring certificates, Wi-Fi, VPN, Endpoint and other profiles. These devices are remotely used, and IT team does not have much control. Most frequent ask is to rename the … Continue reading Intune Device Management – Renaming Windows 10 Devices