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My App in 60 Seconds: 9/11 Memorial Guide

Michael Frazier, Sr. Vice-President of Communications and Digital Media for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum share with us their app they created for Windows 8. Explore the names inscribed on the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. Watch a compelling video about the names arrangement through the perspective of the daughter… Read more

Microsoft Azure: Configure Cross-Subscription VNET to VNET Connectivity in Azure…

Hi Everyone, Recently, we announced lot of enhancements in Microsoft Azure. One of them being the cross-VNET connectivity between same subscription or different subscriptions. You can read more about it here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn690122.aspx I am going to cover a sample test configuration that I have done in my subscription for your reference. Feel free to refer… Read more

Managing Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machine (VM) activations running on Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Virtualization Host…Solution: AVMA (Automatic Virtual Machine Activation)!!!

Microsoft released Windows Server 2012 R2 in October of last year. And ever since release it has been our flagship datacenter operating system, also known as Cloud OS. Like many of you I use Windows Server 2012 R2 for building virtual infrastructure. A lot of times we want to test certain scenarios and we often… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Windows Azure Datacenter IP Ranges & Windows Azure Mini Case Studies

Hi All, Today, I am sharing couple of useful resources around Windows Azure available on Microsoft Download site. First one is Windows Azure Datacenter IP Ranges…This file contains the Compute IP address ranges (including SQL ranges) used by the Windows Azure Datacenters. Each section specifies the geographic region and the IP address ranges associated with… Read more

Active Directory Management tool by Stellar Active Directory Manager (1 Year Free Registration)

Hi Everyone, In this post I am going to talk about a 3rd party Active Directory Management Tool from Stellar. I have been evaluating this tool recently & thought to share this with you all. There are many tools available in the market today that IT Administrators use. As always make sure you test &… Read more

Microsoft Top Support Solutions for Q2

Top Support Solutions have been updated with new information. Top Support Solutions for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Top Support Solutions for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Top Support Solutions for System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 Top Support Solutions for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Top Support Solutions for System Center Orchestrator 2012 Top Support… Read more

System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) Create a Maintenance Mode Report

Hi Everyone, Recently while working for a customer, I got a query around generating a real time report of all the objects in the maintenance mode. They wanted to schedule a maintenance mode report so that every time they run a report that should display a all the objects (servers, clients etc.) in the Maintenance… Read more