What is new in Windows 10 version 1809

I wrote this post to share some great features and improvements available on Windows 10 version 1809. Dark Mode in File Explorer. The option to enable the dark mode is available under Settings > Personalization > Colors. It is possible switch between Light and Dark app mode.     After switching between the App modes,…


Monitoring Application Deployment Failures

Background One of the key features of System Center Configuration Manager is Application deployment. Most of our enterprise customers have invested heavily in their administrative time and skills in managing the deployment of applications to thousands of machines within their environment.   The Scenario With numerous applications deployed to collections my enterprise customer found difficulty…


Unable to start ACS collector service – Event ID 4661

Problem Description and Symptoms: The Operations Manager Audit Collections Service is not starting with the following errors and event Id: Event ID 4661 Error :AdtServer encountered the following problem during startup: Task: Load Certificate Failure: Certificate for SSL based authentication could not be loaded Error: 0x80092004 Error Message: Cannot find object or property. Solution: 1….


Get technical tips to successfully build Office 365, Azure and Dynamics 365 apps with Dev Chat

From architecture and design to deployment, implementation and migration, get the technical tips you need to successfully build Office 365, Azure and Dynamics 365 apps. You will chat with Microsoft Support Engineers for development tips to quickly resolve programming questions regarding capability and services. Dev Chat for Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365 Chat with…


Header, header, wherefore art thine fields?

Today, I got it in my head that I wanted to create a script that would accept CSV input.  In so doing, I wanted to make sure the CSV passed some sort of validation so that I didn’t end flooding a screen with errors, because nobody likes that. So, I fiddled around for a while,…


SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 をリリース

  執筆者: SQL Server Engineering Team このポストは、2018 年 10 月 30 日に投稿された SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 is now Available!!! の翻訳です。   このたび、SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 (SP3) がリリースされました。SQL Server 2014 SP3 には、お客様や SQL コミュニティからのフィードバックに基づくパフォーマンス、スケーラビリティ、診断関連の 25 以上の機能強化が追加されています。今回の機能強化により、SQL Server 2014 を最新のハードウェア設計で実行した場合にパフォーマンスが高速化し、事前設定不要でスケーリングできます。今回のリリースは、SQL 製品チームによる継続的な価値提供の取り組みの成果でもあります。今回のリリースに関する詳細については、KB4022619 をご覧ください。 以下に、SQL 2014 SP3 で導入された機能強化の詳細をご紹介します。 SQL 2014 SP3 の機能強化 ディストリビューション データベースのクリーンアップ手順の改善: ディストリビューション…


SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Custom Sharing Controls

Today, we’re going to explore two relatively new sharing controls in SharePoint Online (and, by extension, OneDrive for Business).  The two options we’re going to look at are located inside the SharePoint Admin Center (https://<tenant>-admin.sharepoint.com) under Sharing: [toc] Overview To test both of these functions out (as well as how other users are affected), I’m…


Add legacyExchangeDN as x500 proxy address from a remote forest

The other day, on one of the forums, I came across an issue that I also had with one of my customers a few years ago.  In my customer’s instance, they had imported thousands of contacts into an externally trusted forest and deleted them in their primary forest (which then removed the objects from Office…


Be Prepared with the New Playbooks in Dynamics 365 for Sales

Playbooks Dynamics 365 for Sales is introducing Playbooks, a new capability to help you automate repeatable sales activities and respond to external events. In the age of the customer, buyers have the upper hand in the relationship with sellers. With nearly limitless access to information, they can dictate their own customer journeys, rather than follow…


Install and configure additional SPMAs

Install and configure additional SPMAs Recently I was asked to connect multiple SharePoint farms to a single MIM 2016 instance. I had already followed the articles for  downloading and installing MIM and configuring the SPMA and ADMA.  I am making the assumption that you have already done this step and have a working MIM setup….