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...my collection of random musings, information and opinions...

Windows 10 Information Protection / Intune Quick Setup Guide

Well, first of all…what is WIP? You can read all about it here. In short, WIP is a great security...

Author: Ken Date: 08/31/2016

Change/Update/Replace SSL Certificate on Windows Server 2012 R2 ADFS/WAP Servers

Another PSA here for you… I use a Digicert multi-domain cert for my ADFS server in my EMS lab. It’s...

Author: Ken Date: 03/17/2016

The Ultimate Intune Setup Guide

I’m going to lift and share a nugget I found a while back and have been pointing folks too when they...

Author: Ken Date: 02/17/2016

Configuring Apple VPP in Intune

Apple VPP support is currently rolling out across the Intune world. It showing up in my tenant today...

Author: Ken Date: 02/17/2016

PSA–Setting Static IP Address with the ATT U-Verse (GigaPower) Router (Pace 5268AC)

I just wanted to put together a quick blog post on how to set a static IP with one of these things...

Author: Ken Date: 02/15/2016

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics Lab Setup and Demo

Hey Folks! I just got my ATA lab up and running and thought I’d share a few tips and tricks for...

Author: Ken Date: 01/10/2016

Creating Your Own SSO Application with Azure Active Directory

As I’m writing this, there are over 2,500 pre-federated application available in the Azure AD...

Author: Ken Date: 01/06/2016

Building the Ultimate Enterprise Mobility Lab Environment…

I’m on the my 3rd iteration of my EMS lab. Meaning, I had something up and running (twice) then tore...

Author: Ken Date: 03/29/2015

I love finding new preview features in the Azure portal. I found one today by accident and it’s...

Author: Ken Date: 03/04/2015

SSO for On Premise Integrated Windows Auth Apps using KCD with Azure Web Application Proxy

I was working off of this documentation on MSDN to get this setup in my lab and found it a bit...

Author: Ken Date: 02/27/2015

Crank Up Your Azure VPN with the New High-Performance Azure VPN Gateway!

The Azure Team recently announced a new high performance VPN gateway. Details here:...

Author: Ken Date: 12/16/2014

Deploying Hybrid RemoteApp

I’m in the process of building out new scenario’s for my EMS focused lab. RemoteApp seemed to be a...

Author: Ken Date: 10/10/2014

Azure Site-to-Site VPN Configuration with Server 2012 R2 RRAS

Ah, what a beautiful site this is! With RRAS on Server 2012 R2 and Azure – it’s never been easier to...

Author: Ken Date: 10/01/2014

Azure RMS for Individuals User Experience Outside of Your Domain

I wanted to provide a walk-through of what the current set of tools provides in terms of setting up...

Author: Ken Date: 10/01/2014

Getting Azure Pack Up and Running In Your Lab…

I finally got around to doing this in my lab last week.  Overall, pretty straightforward...

Author: Ken Date: 05/21/2014

CentOS Linux - Monitoring Setup with SCOM 2012 R2

I'm not a Linux guy...know very little but was able to pretty quickly get a CentOS 6.5 VM...

Author: Ken Date: 05/15/2014

Virtualize Enterprise Applications–ESG Performance Reporting

I seem to be getting a lot of requests for these reports lately so I thought I’d document the URL to...

Author: Ken Date: 03/04/2013

Microsoft Tools for VMware Integration & Migration

The IT Pro Evangelism team, Microsoft Learning and the Microsoft Virtual Academy are pleased to...

Author: Ken Date: 03/01/2013

Microsoft Acquires StorSimple–What Does That Mean?

StorSimple is the most adopted storage solution with Windows Azure. StorSimple offers: An appliance...

Author: Ken Date: 11/16/2012

Windows Server 2012 Essentials–Ready for Download!

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/jj659306.aspx?wt.mc_id=TEC_133_1_7 Windows Server 2012...

Author: Ken Date: 10/17/2012

System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 (UR3) Released!

We are pleased to announce that System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 (UR3) has been released. ...

Author: Ken Date: 10/09/2012

Bootcamp For Using Azure Connect With Virtual Machines

I had a few Partners I was working with tell me that they were having some problems figuring out how...

Author: Ken Date: 10/09/2012

Windows Server 2012 Management Packs for SCOM Now Available…

We released some new management packs (MPs) last week for Operations Manager to monitor Windows...

Author: Ken Date: 10/03/2012

Windows Azure Online Backup Preview

For those of you who are already running Windows Server 2012 – don’t forget that you can preview the...

Author: Ken Date: 09/21/2012

Windows Server 2012 RTM – Now Available on MSDN/TechNet

Well, here it is.  Grab it now!!  

Author: Ken Date: 09/04/2012

Microsoft Private Cloud Guided Labs

Click on a link below to launch an interactive guided lab that will help you evaluate the Microsoft...

Author: Ken Date: 08/23/2012

Windows Server 2012 Partner Learning Plans Updated…

Hello Partners! Make sure that you check out the Partner Learning Plans site and register for all...

Author: Ken Date: 08/15/2012

Open Beta for System Center Operations Manager 2012 IPD Guide—Now Available for Download

Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager The...

Author: Ken Date: 08/15/2012

Evaluate savings with the Deduplication Evaluation Tool (DDPEVAL.exe)

One of the great new features in Windows Server 2012 is Data Deduplication.   There’s a...

Author: Ken Date: 08/09/2012

Windows Server 2012 Ignite Bootcamps Now Available

Accelerated Bootcamp to Upgrade your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 This accelerated four day...

Author: Ken Date: 08/03/2012

My New Favorite Windows 8 RTM Application…

I installed Win8 RTM last night on my primary work machine, a Samsung 700T tablet. I did all my...

Author: Ken Date: 08/03/2012

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit v7.0 Is Now Available!

Overview The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) is an agentless, automated,...

Author: Ken Date: 08/03/2012

Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Guidance Set

The Microsoft® Private Cloud Fast Track Program is a joint effort between Microsoft and its hardware...

Author: Ken Date: 07/30/2012

Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team is pleased to announce that the System Center 2012 -...

Author: Ken Date: 07/24/2012

System Center 2012 VMM Add-On & Extensions Available

VM Recovery Tool The stand-alone Virtual Machine Recovery Tool works with System Center 2012 –...

Author: Ken Date: 07/03/2012

Server App-V Community Recipe Forum

From the Server App-V Product Team: I’d like to announce that we now have a Server App-V Community...

Author: Ken Date: 07/02/2012

TechEd Sessions Available Online…

If you didn’t get a chance to attend TechEd this year…or you made it and want to review a session or...

Author: Ken Date: 07/02/2012

Step-by-step: Connecting System Center App Controller to Azure Virtual Machines

So, you want to get started with Windows Azure VM’s and System Center? Well, here’s the fast track....

Author: Ken Date: 06/27/2012

FREE: Windows Server 2012 eBook

Introducing Windows Server 2012, by Mitch Tulloch, is now ready for free download! Please see the...

Author: Ken Date: 06/27/2012

System Center 2012 CTP2 Now Available!

Couple things first.  Check out the TechEd 2012 Session on what’s coming in SC 2012 SP1: ...

Author: Ken Date: 06/15/2012

System Center 2012–Using A Common SQL Backend Database

System Center MVP Cameron Fuller authored a great blog post on using a common SQL backend database...

Author: Ken Date: 06/13/2012

Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Tool

The OpsMgr 2012 Sizing Helper is an interactive document designed to assist you with planning &...

Author: Ken Date: 06/13/2012

SCCM 2012 Survival Guide - “THE” definitive resource…

Wow – bookmark this bad boy!...

Author: Ken Date: 06/13/2012

Server 2012 PowerShell and Server Manager Quick Reference Guides

I can’t emphasize enough how important it is for Windows Server admin’s to start learning...

Author: Ken Date: 06/13/2012

SI Learning Track: Windows Server 2012 Readiness

Looking for some training on Windows Server 2012.  Check this out:...

Author: Ken Date: 06/13/2012

Create Sysprepped Windows 7/8 & Server 2008 R2/2012 VHDX images from setup media…

What can I do with this thing again? Convert-WindowsImage is the new version of WIM2VHD designed...

Author: Ken Date: 06/11/2012

Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Now Available!

Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate is now publicly available. We’re in the homestretch. Windows...

Author: Ken Date: 05/31/2012

Windows Server 2012 Beta Hands-On Labs

Fresh on the press! http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/hh968267.aspx Experience the...

Author: Ken Date: 05/06/2012

Connecting to Remote Desktops via RDP in a Different Domain and Saving Credentials

So, I’m mainly posting this so I remember it and don’t have to go look it up again the next time I...

Author: Ken Date: 05/06/2012

SI Learning Track: Private Cloud Training Based on System Center 2012

If you are a Microsoft Partner and your LiveID is registered with your companies MPN account, you...

Author: Ken Date: 05/05/2012

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