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How to add organization with Basic Authentication at Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

You are required to provide a username and password to authenticate to your Microsoft 365 organization if you add an organization using the basic authentication method.
I won’t recommend adding organization with basic authentication, Microsoft announced that effective October 1, 2022, we will begin disabling Basic authentication for Outlook, EWS, RPS, POP, IMAP, and EAS protocols in Exchange Online. SMTP Auth will also be disabled if it is not being used.

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How to add organizations with Modern Authentication and Legacy Protocols at Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

You will use both Veeam Backup account and Azure AD application for authentication if you add an organization using the modern authentication method with legacy protocols allowed. Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 uses Veeam Backup account and an application to establish a connection to your Microsoft 365 organizations with disabled security defaults and maintain data transfer during backup and restore sessions.

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How to deploy Microsoft Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS)

Cyberattack is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world, we have seen passwords being leaked regularly, local administrator account is like God of machine, it has superpower to do anything for the machine. A lot of IT guys simply use the same password for all local administrator accounts, the attacker easy access to the whole estate if one machine is breached.

Microsoft LAPS is one of solutions to prevent the issues, The “Local Administrator Password Solution” (LAPS) provides management of local account passwords of domain joined computers. Passwords are stored in Active Directory (AD) and protected by ACL, so only eligible users can read it or request its reset. Today, I am going to show you how to deploy it.

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How to transfer FSMO roles

As part of the migration process the Flexible Single Master Operations Roles (FSMO) will need to be transferred to TMDC03. It is quite common to have these roles spread out throughout the infrastructure. It is also very important to understand what each of these five roles does in a multi-master Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) domain.

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