SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache not starting

Spend any time with SharePoint 2013 (and 2016, I dare say) and you'll eventually hit a case where the Distributed Cache Service (AppFabricCache) won't start. This week saw me troubleshooting Distributed Cache in a new customer environment, and this time around the solution was a little unique. Troubleshooting the Distributed…

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Azure AD Domain Services now GA

As a follow-up to Configuring Azure AD Domain Services for your Active Directory Tenant, it's great to see that the Azure AD Domain Services is now Generally Available. As with many of the Microsoft Cloud services, improvements based on customer feedback have been added throughout the preview program, including: Secure…

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Azure Active Directory Domain Services

Working with Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) deployments always presents a challenge of Active Directory Domain Services: namely, what to do for the AD services in the cloud. To date, we have had a few options each of which required running Domain Controllers in the cloud, with the additional maintenance…

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