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Disaster Recovery with Azure Stack HCI in next version Windows Server LTSC

Disaster can hit at any time. When thinking about disaster and recovery, I think of 3 things Be prepared Plan on not involving humans Automatic, not automated Having a good strategy is a must. You want to be able to ... continue reading
The Case of SPNs Breaking Group Policy Application

The Case of SPNs Breaking Group Policy Application

Hello Everyone, my name is Zoheb Shaikh and I’m a Solution Engineer working with Microsoft Mission Critical team (SMC). I’ll share with you something interesting that I came across recently where one of our Enterprise customers had multiple clients where ... continue reading
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Build a SQL Cluster Lab Part 4

You are going to create a SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance in Part 4 of our series on how to build a SQL Cluster Lab. The FCI will only be installed on Node1 and Node2. FCIs require shared storage so ... continue reading
LDAP Channel Binding and LDAP Signing Requirements - JANUARY 2020 Updates

LDAP Channel Binding and LDAP Signing Requirements – JANUARY 2020 Updates

Hi All, Alan here again, this time trying to give some details on these two settings that will become active from January 2020 and they are creating some misunderstandings. Let’s start saying that since Windows Server 2008 we have events ... continue reading
(WAL) - Workflow Example - Create Home Directory

(WAL) – Workflow Example – Create Home Directory

First published on MSDN on Jan 23, 2016 The following Example is an illustration of how the PowerShell Workflow Activity could be used, some may argue that the PowerShell MA would be better suited for this type of activity and ... continue reading
Deprovisioning In-Depth: Part 1 - Disconnectors

Deprovisioning In-Depth: Part 1 – Disconnectors

First published on MSDN on Apr 14, 2015 I’m going to say some words now that may be frightening to you, so consider yourself warned: disconnector, explicit disconnector, deprovision, deletion . For those of you who survived that, I’d like ... continue reading
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How to use Azure to manage virtual machines on Azure Stack

You cannot only take advantage of Azure IaaS features on Azure Stack during the migration of your workloads, but you can also get some benefits if are running virtual machines on Azure Stack IaaS. If you are running virtual machines ... continue reading
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Disaster recovery for SAP HANA Systems on Azure

This blog will cover the design, technology, and recommendations for setting up disaster recovery (DR) for an enterprise customer, to achieve best in class recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) with an SAP S/4HANA landscape. This post ... continue reading

How to migrate Active Directory Domain Controllers to Microsoft Azure Stack

For the third post of the Azure Stack Migration series, we are having a look at how you migrate your Active Directory Domain Controllers to Microsoft Azure Stack. If you have worked with Active Directory before, you know there are ... continue reading

How to migrate SQL Server to Microsoft Azure Stack

As mentioned last week, we created a short video series about how you can migrate workloads to Microsoft Azure Stack. I also mentioned that we will release a complementary blog post to each of the videos which some more guidance ... continue reading