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WSUS/SUP software updates sync failing because of “Upgrades” classification

At a client recently my Configurations Manager software update sync to Microsoft was failing.  This happened after I chose the classification “Upgrades” in the SUP (Software Update Point) properties.  After about 5 minutes the sync failed.  The following is what helped me fix this issue.
 

Marcus Musial by Marcus Musial

Creating Logins and Users in SQL Server

In order for any application to work, Logins are needed to authenticate to the application and Users need to interact and be allowed access to the application.  SQL Server is no different.  This article will teach you how to create Logins and Users for SQL Server on a relatively high level to begin your understanding of how SQL Server authentication and access is allowed.

Nick Adams by Nick Adams

A Look at the New OneDrive for Business Admin Center

The new OneDrive for Business Admin center that was announced at Microsoft Ignite 2016 hit preview in December of 2016 for first release tenants. This post will walk through what this admin center includes while it is in preview and where it will be useful. 

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

How to Connect to Exchange Online with MFA enabled

If you are an organization following best practices for protecting your environment in the cloud you have inevitably enabled Multi Factor Authentication on your administrator logins

Bill Hughes by Bill Hughes

SQL Server Backups (High Level Overview)

Backing up data in your environment is a no-brainer but HOW to back up your data requires some high level understanding of what backup types are available and how those backups are managed.

Nick Adams by Nick Adams

Beginning Office 365 Groups Administration

Office 365 Groups are a solution provided by Microsoft that are providing a new way for your team to work and collaborate. As someone who has helped many clients with Office 365, Groups can be a daunting conversation. When Groups first rolled out they had basically 0 administration capabilities. Over the past year things have improved to the point that I thought it would be good to put together some broad information about where and what you can manage with Office 365 Groups.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung