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SMB Compression: Deflate your IO

SMB Compression: Deflate your IO

Hi folks, Ned Pyle guest-posting today about SMB Compression, a long-awaited option coming to Windows, Windows Server, and Azure. As you know, the growth of cheap storage and plentiful network bandwidth over the past decade had an immediate effect: files ... continue reading
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How to Guide for SC- Virtual Machine Manager 2019 UR1 features

The very first update roll up for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 is now available. The update release contains several features requested by customers on VMM user voice and other forums. Thanks for engaging with us and helping us ... continue reading
How to Connect Azure Hybrid services to Windows Server using Windows Admin Center

How to Connect Azure Hybrid services to Windows Server using Windows Admin Center

Windows Admin Center is not just a browser-based app for managing servers, clusters, hyper-converged infrastructure, and Windows 10 PCs, but it also lets you connect your Windows Server infrastructure to Azure hybrid services. It doesn't matter if you run Windows ... continue reading
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Plan migration of physical servers using Azure Migrate

At Microsoft Ignite, we announced new Microsoft Azure Migrate assessment capabilities that further simplify migration planning. In this post, I will talk about how you can plan migration of physical servers. Using this feature, you can also plan migration of ... continue reading
L2bridge Container Networking

L2bridge Container Networking

Overview Containers attached to a l2bridge network will be directly connected to the physical network through an external Hyper-V switch. L2bridge networks can be configured with the same IP subnet as the container host, with IPs from the physical network ... continue reading
Can't connect to Windows Share - Error code: 0x80070035. The network path was not found.

Can't connect to Windows Share – Error code: 0x80070035. The network path was not found.

Hello everyone, my name is John Clyburn and I am a Sr. consultant in MCS. I recently ran into a problem connecting to a share on a Hyper-V server configured using the SDNExpress PowerShell scripts. I’ve been working with Software ... continue reading
VM Checkpoints Names in the Hyper-V Manager Window...

VM Checkpoints Names in the Hyper-V Manager Window…

Hello everyone, my name is John Clyburn and I am a Sr. consultant in MCS. I recently ran into an interesting problem with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 and Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 I think you may find ... continue reading
Building the Totally Network Isolated Root Certification Authority

Building the Totally Network Isolated Root Certification Authority

Hello everyone, my name is Daniel Metzger and I am a Senior Premier Field Engineer for Secure Infrastructure based in Switzerland. Lately I have done quite a few Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) migrations for customers mostly because their certification authorities ... continue reading

Microsoft Certificate Server virtualization policy

First published on TECHNET on Aug 09, 2010 If you are unsure regarding the Microsoft Certificate server virtualization policy, just see the Microsoft Virtual Server support policy knowledgebase article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/897613 . It is worth to mention that a hardware ... continue reading
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SMB and Null Sessions: Why Your Pen Test is Probably Wrong

Hi everyone, James Kehr here with a guest post. One of the SMB cases we get regularly at Microsoft Support is, “my pen test says you allow Null sessions!” Followed by a string of CVE numbers; like, CVE-1999-0519 and CVE-1999-0520 ... continue reading