Working with the VMAgent on Microsoft Azure IaaS VMs

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SCOM 2012 WebConsole and FIPS Compatibility

Disclaimer: Due to changes in the MSFT corporate blogging policy, I’m moving all of my content to the following location. Please reference all future content from that location. Thanks. Updated article on this subject can be found here.  It has SCOM 2016 info, as well as a link to the a download for the files…


How Shared VHDX Works on Server 2012 R2

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How To Provide Feedback On Windows Server

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デジタル署名したマクロを有効化できない場合がある

こんにちは。日本マイクロソフト Outlook サポート チームです。 Outlook 2010 以降でデジタル署名したマクロを有効化できない問題の原因と回避策について説明します。   現象 Outlook 2010 以降で、デジタル署名したマクロを有効化することができない場合があります。   通常 Outlook では、マクロのセキュリティ設定が [デジタル署名されたマクロに対しては警告を表示し、その他のマクロはすべて無効にする] であるとき、デジタル署名されていないマクロは常に無効化されます。 そしてデジタル署名されているマクロに対しては、有効化するかユーザーが選択することができます。 具体的には以下の動作となります。   1. Outlook の [開発] タブにある [Visual Basic] ボタンをクリックして [Microsft Visual Basic for Applications] 画面を表示します。 2. マクロを記述します。 3. [ツール]-[デジタル署名] から証明書の登録を行います。    証明書を登録すると、以下のように証明書名が表示されます。     4. Outlook を再起動すると以下の警告が表示されます。     5. [マクロを有効にする] をクリックすると、デジタル署名されたマクロが有効化されます。   しかし、デジタル署名を行っているにもかかわらず、この警告が表示されない場合があります。 警告が表示されなければマクロを有効化することができません。…


Getting Started with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1: Part II, starting with Selection Profiles (and some random Windows Server 2003 End of Service ramblings)

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Request/Renewing Skype for Business Server 2015 Certificates

Here are the steps to request or renew certificates in Skype for Business Server 2015. Most of the steps are similar to Lync Server 2010/2013, so to start let’s go to the well-known Deployment Wizard Step 3 and click Run or Run Again (depending on if you are requesting for the first time or renewing the certificates). Now, in Certificate Wizard, we select the…


Mailbag: All ADFS All The Time (Issue #11)

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UR6 for SCOM 2012 R2 – Step by Step

    KB Article for OpsMgr:  https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3051169 KB Article for all System Center components:  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3051171 Download catalog site:  http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=3051169   Key fixes:   The "Remove-DisabledClassInstance" Windows PowerShell command times out without completingThe cmdlet takes lots of time to complete in large SCOM installations and sometimes times out without completing its work. This is fixed by…