Microsoft News – 14 January 2015

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here’s the Microsoft updates from the last few days. Windows Server Advances in Active Directory since Windows Server 2003: Features that people have been asking for since 2003 … some have been there since Windows Server 2008! System Center Windows Azure Pack and it’s licensing: A post by [...]

Microsoft News – 9 January 2015

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3 big announcements from Azure last night plus a useful Hyper-V reporting script feature today. Hyper-V Hyper-V Reporting Script: A post by Ben Armstrong promoting a very useful script by Hyper-V MVP Serhat AKINCI System Center Hyper-V NVGRE Gateway Toolkit: An alternative way to deploy Hyper-V [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 9 September 2014

September 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s a slow day, so here’s your updates for today. I think the Azure Automation post should be useful – I’ll sure be ripping it off inspired by it for future demos Hyper-V Using Hyper-V Enhanced Session Mode: An article by me on Petri.com Hyper-V Networking NVGRE do’s and don’ts: This [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 8 September 2014

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It’s been 5 days since my last of these updates – events, meetings and travel take their toll! Below you will see an announcement on how to deploy DPM in Azure to backup stuff from within Azure VMs (not a host level backup). Please note that this is licensed using on-premises SysCtr SML [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 20 August 2014

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The headline news from yesterday is that Steve Ballmer has resigned his new position from the Microsoft board to focus on “teaching” and his duties as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball franchise. He’s still the largest independent owner of MSFT stock. Microsoft Former [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 18 August 2014

August 18, 2014 // 2 Comments

The big news this morning is that Microsoft has had to withdraw 4 of last weeks automatic updates. But in other news: Prepping for new management features: Azure will soon require administrators to be registered in Azure Active Directory to be able to sign in to the Azure portal or use the Azure [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 15 August 2014

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Here’s the latest from the last 24 hours: New – Configurable Idle Timeout for Azure Load Balancer: Microsoft announced that the Azure Load Balancer now supports configurable TCP Idle timeout for your Cloud Services and Virtual Machines. This feature can be configured using the Service [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 14 August 2014

August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

There’s a new craze out there with famous people called the Ice Bucket Challenge. A person is dared to take a bucket of ice water over the head (and post the video online) or donate to charity, in in of of “raising awareness” of a disease called ALS. Nadella and Zuckerberg have done it. Gates [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 13 August 2014

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Overnight, Microsoft released the August 2014 Update Rollup for WS2012 R2 and Windows 8. Lots of hotfixes! TechNet Radio: (Part 10) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Windows Azure Pack Remote Console Support: A video on Channel 9 Bare Metal Post-Deployment – Introduction and Scenario Part 1: VMM [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 1 August 2014

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Talk about crappy timing. A federal court in the USA has determined that emails are not actually emails, and therefore Microsoft must turn over emails business records stored on Email servers in the Dublin region to the FBI. One must wonder why the FBI didn’t contact the Irish authorities who [...]
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