Jason's Blog..

Random bits about devices, identity and security..

Connecting to AAD, a look at the numbers..

In case you haven't seen it, Alex Simons put up a post earlier today breaking down the various ways...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/13/2017

New - Release notes for Azure Active Directory

In case you missed it; today the Azure AD team launched a new page specifically for AAD release...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 10/24/2017

Conditional Access for MacOS with Azure AD and Intune?

Well check this out - today we announced that EMS now has Conditional Access support for MacOS,...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 08/23/2017

New to PowerShell? Can't remember what module includes what?

You're not the only one - trust me :) This week we announced that the PowerShell Module Browser site...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 08/09/2017

Heard about Shielded VMs? Looking to learn more?

Then you should definitely check out this post by Dean Wells.....

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 03/15/2017

AD ACL Scanner

<<Updated link to new GitHub location>> Just in case you haven't seen it yet our...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 01/30/2017

Azure AD V2 PowerShell Modules - Public Preview

ICYMI - Over the past few weeks we've been releasing public preview builds of the new AAD V2...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/22/2016

New Azure AD / EMS content!

Hi all, Some big announcements this week around conditional access and device connectivity w/ Azure...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/22/2016

Azure AD Connect Health w/ On-Prem AD

Hi all, For those not yet familiar with Azure AD Connect Health we've pushed yet another super cool...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/22/2016

AzureAD cert based auth for iOS and Android

In case you missed this one earlier today, cert based auth for AzureAD on mobile just hit preview....

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/18/2016

Config drift for the PowerShell noob - AD Edition

Well, maybe not just for noobs ;) One of the most common scenarios we get questions around is...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/07/2016

MS16-072 - Wait.. you broke my GPO!

Hi all - just taking a minute to link a couple of great posts from my colleagues in the Directory...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/06/2016

RSAT for Windows 10 released!

Hi all, Been awfully quiet around here lately; I'll look to change that over the next few weeks...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 08/19/2015

Bitlocker on the Surface Pro 3 (and other tablets..)

Hi all, I just wanted to take a quick minute and share a post from the guys over on the ASK PFE blog...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/14/2014

Upgrade to 8.1? Looking for RSAT?

Look no further.. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39296 :)

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 10/21/2013

Another great place for AD information on TechNet..

I know most everyone already knows about the AskDS blog ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/ ) but...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 09/10/2013

What is this MaxConcurrentApi thing I keep hearing about?

Hi everyone - it's obviously been a long while since I've published any updates out here.. its on my...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 05/20/2013

Looking to ramp up on failover clustering in Windows 2008 R2?

As most anyone that knows me will confirm, I’m not a clustering guy..  not even close If you’re...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/14/2011

PAL 2.1 Released!

Hi all – in case you missed it last week, the latest update to PAL released – 2.1 You can grab it...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/14/2011

Boot speed improvements in Windows 8

Windows 8 can’t come soon enough   The HP laptop I currently use is fast, and even starts up...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 09/09/2011

Desktop virtualization in Windows 8

CHEER The days of needing to dual boot, or run 3rd party virtualization on your desktop OS are...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 09/07/2011

Changes to ISO and VHD access in Windows 8..

In case you missed it on the B8 blog, we’ve published new details on accessing and using ISO and...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 08/30/2011

New file dialogs in Windows 8!

If you haven’t seen it already, check out the newest post to the Building Windows 8 blog.....

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 08/24/2011

RSAT Tools for Win7 SP1

Have been published.. grab’em HERE

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 04/08/2011

Lingering Object Cleanup with ReplDiag..

I just saw an email come across from Rob that his series on ReplDiag is now complete.  It’s...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 02/14/2011

Virtualization changes in R2 SP1

Great blog article HERE on the changes in SP1

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 02/09/2011

Windows 7 & 2008 R2 SP1 RTMs..

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 SP1 will Release to Manufacturing (RTM) today. On February 16,...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 02/09/2011

Is your drive encrypted?

Saw this come across a distribution list this morning.. 

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/08/2010

Looking for a list of ‘official’ MS blogs?

Every now and then someone asks me for one of these..  so here it is..

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/04/2010

Windows Server 2008 R2: Hyper-V Component Architecture POSTER

Give this a look: ...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 06/01/2010

Troubleshooting replication with repadmin

This is a great whitepaper on using repadmin, give it a look here: ...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 03/26/2010

Virtual Hard Disk Performance (VHD) in 2008 / R2 / 7

Interesting doc published this week on the performance of vhd files mounted natively vs raw disk,...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 03/22/2010

A little off topic :)

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 03/21/2010

2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1 announced..

During our desktop virtualization hour held yesterday we announced some of the details of the...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 03/19/2010

Upgrading Active Directory Domains to Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 AD DS Domains

Recycling some bits:   Brief Description This guide explains the process for upgrading Active...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 12/08/2009

2008 R2 Poster

Was posted (uhh.. yeah.. ) published on 12/2 – you can grab it here..

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 12/08/2009

Forefront TMG RTM

Check out the post on the isablog here..  Congrats to the TMG team :)

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

Scope out some new e-books :)

Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 11/09/2009

XP MODE / Windows virtual PC RTM

In case you missed it – we RTM’d WVPC and XP Mode this week as well.. Get them both here..

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 10/26/2009

Win7 Videos

It’s about time we see some decent ads out there..   Check out the 7 second features vids...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 10/25/2009

Win7 USB / DVD Download TOOL

Give this a look; pretty cool too http://store.microsoft.com/Help/ISO-Tool :)

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 10/25/2009

RSAT for Win7 RTM & KMS 1.2

Got published yesterday – check out:...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 08/12/2009

Miss replmon?

Yeah..me too.  That said, give this AskDS post a look.  This is the best guide to repadmin...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 07/08/2009

Windows 7 RC – RSAT Tools released

Just in case you missed them…  ...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 05/06/2009

Recycling BITS: Machine account password process

While doing a quick scan of the AskDS Blog yesterday, I came across this post on machine account...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 02/19/2009

Functionality changes from 2008 to 2008 R2

Granted, its still in beta but it’s never too early to start looking at R2 and what it brings to the...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 02/02/2009

Powershell management library for Hyper-v

Give this a look:   http://www.codeplex.com/PSHyperv   James O’Neill whipped up an...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 01/27/2009

Running Win7?

Check this blog by Tim Sneath out..  Very good list of shortcuts and tips / tricks :)  ...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 01/15/2009

Windows Server 2008 AD Operations Guide

Is now up in .doc format and can be downloaded here.. It’s not exactly small at 500+ pages, but it...

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 01/15/2009

RSAT Tools for Win7

Installed the Win7 beta?  Grab the RSAT tools beta for Win7 here

Author: Jason Riemer - MSFT Date: 01/12/2009

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