Single Sign On in Windows 7 ThinPC with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

   The veteran of the A-Team, Anurag, along with Yash, takes us through the steps to configure a Windows 7 Thin PC with single sign on (SSO), in Windows Server 2012 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environment.   The steps to configure it are shown below: 1. Create a DNS entries for all the VDI desktops… Read more

Deciding the right Content Distribution strategy in Configuration Manager 2012

Today’s Blog comes from our team member – Anil Malekani , what goes in strategizing the content distribution in Configuration Manager 2012.   Deciding on the right Content Distribution strategy is key to effective deployment for an organization, using Configuration Manager 2012. With new offices opening, resources migrating from one office to another and to… Read more

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 2 of 2)

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 2 of 2)   Continuing from the previous post, Nikunj completes the feature description in this post for the remaining 3 products, SCVMM, SCOM, App Controller. The link for the first part can be found here: New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 1 of 2) 5…. Read more

Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 now available

The Solution Accelerators team has announced Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012. This toolkit allows you to streamline your compliance efforts with new features from the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012. Identify, classify, and protect data in your private cloud. Quickly identify and classify low business impact (LBI) data for potential movement to a… Read more

Application Approval Workflow in System Center 2012 When and How to use it (Part II)

This is in continuation of the Part I on this same topic written by our very own Anil Malekani, if you haven’t read it already, you can read it here First you can download the Application Approval Workflow Solution Accelerator along with Print Ready documentation, from Microsoft Downloads : http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29687 At a high level, you… Read more

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 1 of 2)

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 1 of 2)    Today the A-team will like to discuss the new features of System Center 2012 SP1 which is in Beta right now. Nikunj Kansara, takes the responsibility of taking us through the SC2012 SP1 products. In this 2 part series of blog posts, we… Read more

Chalk Talks on Active Directory and Windows® PowerShell

Chalk Talks on Active Directory and Windows® PowerShell Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration event with Microsoft experts. The A-Team has taken up the difficult task to address partner queries, solution discussions and gotchas through Chalk Talks. These events will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  So, be prepared with audio to ask your questions…. Read more

Hyper-v Server, Copying the content of Pass-Through disk to VHDX

Today’s blog comes from Ahmed Moseb on Copying the content of Pass-Through Disk to VHDX .   Here are the Steps involved :- Step 1: Create a New Virtual Hard Drive Wizard. Step 2: Choose the disk format as VHDX (or) This is also possible for VHD file Step 3: Select the Disk Type (Fixed,… Read more

Solutions for Migration and Management of Modern Device

As Windows XP comes to end of support in 2014, you have more critical reasons to connect with your Windows XP customer base and bring them on the latest platform. With the recent trends of employees using self-purchased devices at work or Enterprises planning to provide users with slates, it makes the migration an even… Read more