Turbulence

The bumpy world of clouds and applications

How to customize the AD FS corporate logon page

Hi everyone With older versions of AD FS you could customize the look and feel using web design....

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 05/15/2014

Work Folders for Windows 7

Hi everyone Today we are excited to release the Work Folders client for Windows 7. We know a lot of...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/25/2014

Microsoft Identity Manager

As you can see over on the Server-Cloud blog, we have released some additional information about...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/25/2014

You are you, right?

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/17/2014

TechEd Foundation Sessions … Why are there 2 “Enabling Enterprise Mobility” sessions?

Hi all There are two Foundation Sessions at TechEd that start with “Enabling Enterprise Mobility” …...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/16/2014

Using PowerShell to map users to registered devices

This is another question that comes up from time to time … how do I map users to the devices that...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/11/2014

Restricting access to Office 365 using policies

I had this question twice in one day, so thought I would post this. Is it possible to restrict...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/11/2014

Azure Active Directory Premium is GA

Quick note to confirm that Azure Active Directory is now GA You can read the announcement here:...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/03/2014

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update

Quick note: Windows Server 2012 R2 Update is now available on MSDN and will be on Windows Update...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/02/2014

Office for iPad, EMS and Azure AD Premium

It’s been fun to be involved in this, our team designed the EMS bundle, we are the PM team for AADP...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/27/2014

External authentication providers in AD FS

Quick note that Jen Field, a Program Manager in the AD team has posted a great set of articles on...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/26/2014

FIM 2010 R2 update: additional connectors available

Hi all Quick update on FIM connectors for 2010 R2 … Update to Generic LDAP Connector We have...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/17/2014

Channel 9 Edge Show - Hybrid Identity

A short chat I had with @simonster on Hybrid Identity earlier this week. This blog is not formatted...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/13/2014

Workplace Join for Windows 7

Just a quick note about the just released Workplace Join for Windows 7. You can read all the details...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/11/2014

Hybrid Identity at TechEd North America, Houston May 12-15

Hi all Now that the TechEd sessions are live, here is a summary of the Hybrid Identity sessions and...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/07/2014

Understanding identity Sync versus Federation when adopting cloud services

Hi all I have a lot of conversations, on a daily basis, about identity … on-premises, in the cloud...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/06/2014

How to export the AD FS token-signing certificate with PowerShell

It's not something you need to do very often (an example is you need this when setting up...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 02/19/2014

Going to MMS? See you there!

Hey team, so MMS is just a few short sleeps away (9 for me, maybe a few more for you), so it’s that...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/27/2013

DirectAccess, Dynamic Access Control and Rights Management

We run a hands-on-lab which steps you through the configuration and deployment of DA, DAC and...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 02/21/2013

Demo DirectAccess in a virtual environment

I was setting up DirectAccess in a demo lab last week, and struck what is in hindsight an obvious...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 12/17/2012

The changing world of Services

And the last post in this series … Services!  We’ve previously taken a look at the new way we...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/28/2012

The changing world of users

OK, post number 4 in this series … Users!  We’ve previously taken a look at the new way we...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/20/2012

Back to the future!

Well, after a brief stint in Dynamics, I’m headed back to STB on 11/28.  I’ll be in the Windows...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/19/2012

The changing world of applications

OK, post number 3 in this series … Applications!  We’ve previously taken a look at the new way...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/22/2012

The changing world of devices

Following on from the opening post in this series where I covered the changing world of working and...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/04/2012

The changing world of working

The way we work, the way we access information and the devices we use to do this are changing. And...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/02/2012

The Phoenix post

And rise from the ashes I shall! I'm going to resurrect this blog and start posting about stuff...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 09/06/2012

A time of change ...

It's been a fantastic run in the System Center and now WSM (Windows Server & Management) team,...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 06/06/2012

Building the MMS keynote demos

It’s been an amazing week at MMS! Every year, our team has the pleasure of being a major contributor...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/19/2012

Some more detail on Application Management sessions at MMS

So we’re only a couple of days from heading down to MMS to set up all the hardware for the keynotes...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 04/12/2012

Applications Track sessions at MMS 2012!

Hi everyone Well, MMS is nearly upon us again for 2012!  We have been working hard behind the...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 03/04/2012

Application deployment models in a Private Cloud

Hi everyone We have previously looked at how we enable application self-service, a standardized...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 12/20/2011

Application Performance Monitoring with Operations Manager 2012

As posted yesterday on the Server Cloud blog, we have released the Release Candidate of Operations...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/11/2011

Operations Manager 2012 Release Candidate now available!

Hey everyone, the Operations Manager 2012 Release Candidate announcement has gone live! Head on over...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/10/2011

Video: Sequencing an application using Server App-V

Hi everyone A key feature in Virtual Machine Manager for delivering consistent applications in...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/01/2011

Enabling single sign-on for App Controller

By default when you load the App Controller page, you are prompted to enter a username in the format...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/31/2011

App Controller demo–taking a walk through the key capabilities

Hi everyone So last Thursday we posted the App Controller Beta (article and download), and we have...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/31/2011

Will App Controller run in browsers other than IE8 and IE9?

A question that has come up a few times in the last few days is whether App Controller works in...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/31/2011

Get involved–join the Private Cloud Evaluation Program!

Our team will be running the next generation of Community Evaluation Programs (CEP) starting next...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/28/2011

App Controller–enabling Application Self Service

As announced over on the Server Cloud blog, System Center App Controller 2012 Beta is now available!...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/28/2011

App Controller–all the useful resources

Hi everyone Well, it is now out in the open what we have been working on! Over on the Server Cloud...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/27/2011

The world is about to go nuts

I know I've been a bit quiet lately on the blog front. That's because we've been working hard on new...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 10/19/2011

Installing the Operations Manager 2012 Beta!

Hi everyone The Operations Manager 2012 Beta is now available! There are a lot of significant new...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 07/17/2011

Worldwide Partner Conference … what a BLAST!

I have had the pleasure of being at WPC this week.  We rocked in on Sunday morning to set up...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 07/12/2011

It's All about the App

In the coming months, I am going to be taking a focus on how System Center provides the capability...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 07/08/2011

Celebrating the Release of Orchestrator 2012 Beta

Today we made the Beta of System Center Orchestrator 2012 available.  This was a huge effort by...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 06/17/2011

If we start with the premise that Automation is a Good Thing …

I spend a lot of time thinking about the role that “Automation” plays in various scenarios. ...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 05/15/2011

Hello, is anyone home?

Just a very quick note to say that this site is not dead, it’s just neglected I will be posting a...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 02/25/2011

Technet Edge interview from Berlin published

While we were in Berlin, Kenon and I had a chat with Adam Carter from Technet Edge.  We talk...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/29/2010

The future of The DDC

I finished reading Nicholas Carr’s The Big Switch last night.  If you are in the Technology...

Author: Adam Hall MSFT Date: 11/07/2010

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