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Failed Login Report Using Log Analytics and Logic Apps

Failed Login Report Using Log Analytics and Logic Apps

My name is Brad Watts and I’m a SCOM PFE. I wanted to take a little bit of time to demonstrate how you can use Azure Log Analytics along with Azure Logic Apps to email out reports on important information ... continue reading
Step-By-Step: Implementing Azure AD Password Protection On-Premises

Step-By-Step: Implementing Azure AD Password Protection On-Premises

I travel a lot in Italy, and many times I see multiple customers that are asking for the same requests. One request is the possibility to block some specific passwords in Active Directory. Unfortunately too many users have BAD habits ... continue reading
Let me Count the Ways: Determining Why the System Process Consumes 100% of a Single CPU Core

Let me Count the Ways: Determining Why the System Process Consumes 100% of a Single CPU Core

First published on TECHNET on Mar 26, 2019NOTE: This blog is going through a specific issue in order to help show the steps involved in troubleshooting this type of issue. The process name(s) referenced in this content, except for System, ... continue reading
Windows Server 2016: WUSA Event ID 3: "The referenced assembly could not be found"

Windows Server 2016: WUSA Event ID 3: “The referenced assembly could not be found”

First published on TECHNET on Apr 17, 2019Hi this is Michael Koeppl from the Support for Mission Critical team again. This time I wanted to walk you through a recent troubleshooting scenario I had at my customer.14 out of 2150 ... continue reading
Leap Seconds for the IT Pro: What you need to know

Leap Seconds for the IT Pro: What you need to know

First published on TECHNET on Oct 17, 2018Hi Everybody – Program Manager Dan Cuomo here to tell you, the IT Pro, everything you need to know about Leap Seconds on Windows. If you saw our recent blog series on the ... continue reading
Let me Count the Ways: Determining Why the System Process Consumes 100% of a Single CPU Core

Let me Count the Ways: Determining Why the System Process Consumes 100% of a Single CPU Core

NOTE: This blog is going through a specific issue in order to help show the steps involved in troubleshooting this type of issue. The process name(s) referenced in this content, except for System, can be any process, and not just ... continue reading
Looking at the Hyper-V Event Log (January 2018 edition)

Looking at the Hyper-V Event Log (January 2018 edition)

First published on TECHNET on Jan 23, 2018 Hyper-V has changed over the last few years and so has our event log structure. With that in mind, here is an update of Ben's original post in 2009 ("Looking at the ... continue reading
Improved branch office support for shielded VMs in Windows Server, version 1709

Improved branch office support for shielded VMs in Windows Server, version 1709

First published on TECHNET on Nov 15, 2017 Companies with large branch offices often must make a tradeoff between user experience and security. To increase employee productivity, it may make sense to deploy replicas of certain applications like Active Directory ... continue reading

Step by Step: Creating a JEA endpoint for DNS management

First published on TECHNET on Mar 07, 2017 Just Enough Administration (JEA) provides a way for administrators to delegate certain admin tasks to non-administrators using PowerShell. Unlike some of the other built-in delegation solutions in Windows, JEA is not tied ... continue reading
Exchange 2010 Correlation Engine Not Generating Alerts

Exchange 2010 Correlation Engine Not Generating Alerts

First published on TECHNET on Apr 15, 2015While helping a customer migrate from SCOM 2007 to SCOM 2012 R2, we noticed a large reduction in Alerts for Exchange 2010. After investigating further, we noticed that we were not getting any ... continue reading
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