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Lost in monitoring Onedrive

Lost in monitoring Onedrive

In this blog, I will be showing you why it’s very important to monitor OneDrive and how to set up Onedrive Monitoring on your endpoints. When you enabled KFM and mounted some Team sites as I showed in one of my blogs, you have to make sure OneDrive is always working and your files are up-to-date. Monitoring your users OneDrive can be a Bitch, because there are no event logs or register values you can monitor to make sure OneDrive…

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Reservoir update logs

Reservoir update logs

Making sure your devices are up to date with the latest Microsoft updates is one of the key pillars of hardening your endpoints.  Updating your devices through Intune is a piece of cake. Setting up your Windows 10 update rings can be done within a few seconds.   Setting up the Windows update rings can be done manually, or you can automate the whole process. I personally like to automate the whole tenant deployment process. But that’s not the main reason of this blog.    You need to ask yourself; how can I monitor my…

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Powershell

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Powershell

My second blog in just one day, but sometimes you get scared as hell! Today at 13:00 AppLocker suddenly began blocking the famous psscriptpolicytest files on all our 2019 Remote desktop servers. That’s very weird behaviour. Why on earth is this happening at the same time on all our 2019 servers?  You almost feel like you need to prevent the collapse of the western civilization… no pressure. We are using Solarwinds as part of our SIEM (more on this subject…

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No Country For Not Monitoring

No Country For Not Monitoring

SIEM (security information and event management) is a set of tools used to monitor, identify, analyze and record security events. Of course, you could use Azure log analytics and Azure Sentinel as your SIEM. But for small businesses (SMB) I’d recommend starting with Solarwinds as your Microsoft 365 SIEM moving forward! But who’s checking all these security events? That’s why you probably need a SOC (Security operation center). SMB don’t necessarily need to set up a full-blown SOC. So why…

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Microsoft and Solarwinds, the holy grail

Microsoft and Solarwinds, the holy grail

Solarwinds announced a collaboration with Microsoft to enhance monitoring and management. And since we use Solarwinds as our RMM solution, I think that’s really nice. In this blog, I will try to explain why I think it’s useful to use Microsoft and Solarwinds together! When you have multiple customers, you want to have a single monitoring dashboard. You can simply create a template and attach it to a customer site. When you enrol a new device, the custom made  Solarwinds…

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