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Boost your client performance with Azure Files SMB Multichannel

Lower your deployment cost, while improving client performance with Server Message Block (SMB) Multichannel on premium tier. Today, we are announcing the preview of Azure Files SMB Multichannel on premium tier. SMB 3.0 introduced the SMB Multichannel technology in Windows ... continue reading
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Domain Could Not Be Contacted…On SDN Virtual Network…It’s Not Your DNS

I ran into a problem that I would like to share with everyone in hopes that this will save you some time if you ever run into it. PROBLEM: I have recently been working with virtualized SDNv2 networks. I create ... continue reading
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Microsoft Defender for Identity – Azure ATP Deployment and Troubleshooting

Hi IT Pros, Recently, I searched the internet and could not find the document for Microsoft Defender for Identity (Azure ATP) Setup and Troubleshooting. So, I prepared this document for our convenient reference and deployment in the future. Please check ... continue reading

Security Unlocked—A new podcast exploring the people and AI that power Microsoft Security solutions

It’s hard to keep pace with all the changes happening in the world of cybersecurity. Security experts and leaders must continue learning (and unlearning) to stay ahead of the ever-evolving threat landscape. In fact, many of us are in this ... continue reading
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Azure Advanced Threat Protection Deployment and Troubleshooting

Hi IT Pros, Recently, I searched the internet and could not find the document for Azure ATP Setup and Troubleshooting. So, I prepared this document for our convenient reference and deployment in the future. Please check it out and give ... continue reading
Failover Clustering Networking Basics and Fundamentals

Failover Clustering Networking Basics and Fundamentals

My name is John Marlin and I am with the High Availability and Storage Team here and today I want to talk about Failover Clustering and Networking. Networking is a fundamental key with Failover Clustering that sometimes is overlooked but ... continue reading
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Quick Start with Azure Resources Graph and Python API

Hello, Everyone! Did ever want to get Azure resources’ s information across hundreds of subscriptions very quick without the need to looping through each subscription? Did you ever try Resources Graph explorer? Or wondered how can we do it programmatically? ... continue reading
Understanding static MAC address licensing in Azure

Understanding static MAC address licensing in Azure

Many established software companies have tied their licensing to the MAC ADD of your server/computer. This causes a slew of issues such as: replacing hardware in your servers, running multiple network cards (think redundancy), virtualizing your environment, or even just ... continue reading
Augmenting Azure Advisor Cost Recommendations for Automated Continuous Optimization – Part 1

Augmenting Azure Advisor Cost Recommendations for Automated Continuous Optimization – Part 1

Here is Helder Pinto PFE presenting the first post of a series dedicated to the implementation of automated Continuous Optimization with Azure Advisor Cost recommendations. Introduction We can define Continuous Optimization (CO) in the context of Microsoft Azure and IT ... continue reading
Digging into the Replica Domain Controller ARM Template Code

Digging into the Replica Domain Controller ARM Template Code

If you are here because you want some automation built into your world vs. manual domain controller builds + configuration, then you’ve arrived at the right place! Two hot topics come into view when discussing ARM Templates: Configuration Management and ... continue reading