Mailbag – Holiday 2015 Edition

Season’s Greetings from the AskPFEPlat PFEs! A solid Mailbag today with items from Paul Bergson, Rick Bergman, Matthew Walker, Mike Kline and Mike Hildebrand. Also an AskPFEPlat alum – Mark Morowczynski – has started making Permanent Waves over in Azure AD land (did you catch the Rush reference I snuck in there? J) Let’s roll…… Read more

Comparing Hotfixes across Multiple Node Failover Clusters

Rick Bergman here with a post on gathering hotfixes from multiple node failover clusters ranging in OS version from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. Recently, I reviewed a number of failover clusters for my customer and it was identified that they were struggling with keep the hotfixes the same across all the nodes… Read more

How to Track the Who, What, When and Where of Active Directory Attribute Changes – Part II (The Case of the Mysteriously Modified UPN)

Hello, Ray Zabilla and Rick Bergman again. As promised in our previous post on this topic we will go into the details of how we created the script, the challenges we had during testing and what final code looks like. We are even so generous that we are going to share the scripts with you… Read more

How to Track the Who, What, When and Where of Active Directory Attribute Changes – Part I (The Case of the Mysteriously Modified UPN)

Hello our names are Ray Zabilla and Rick Bergman. Ray and I are Dedicated Premier Field Engineers with Microsoft and work with the same customer. We were both away from our customer during the same week attending training, when we had an issue pop up that needed our help. We were pulled into a situation… Read more