Deploying and Configuring Windows Nano Server 2016 TP4

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The Importance of KB2871997 and KB2928120 for Credential Protection

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PFE Days: Microsoft Irvine office: Thursday, March 24th, 2016: Vital Signs Express featuring the CLUE

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DSC for the PFE: A Training Montage

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I Have a Great Idea – but how do I tell Microsoft?

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Streamlined Migration of FRS to DFSR SYSVOL

Hi folks, Ned here again. When telling people about the coming removal of FRS from Windows Server, the main response is usually: “Sure, I have occasional problems with FRS and know that I should upgrade to DFSR, but who has the time for a huge migration? That guide is very intimidating!” Update June 20, 2017:…


The End is Nigh (for FRS) – updated for WS2016

Hi folks, Ned here again. At TechEd, I officially announced the end of the File Replication Service. For those that missed the event, I repeat: We are removing FRS from Windows Server Update June 20, 2017: It is done; Windows Server 2016 RS1 is the last version that will allow FRS – RS3 no longer…