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How to rename a NIC

Q: Is there a simple way to rename a NIC, especially inside a Hyper-V VM? A: You can change the name of any Windows NIC using PowerShell – whether the NIC is in a physical host or a Hyper-V VM ... continue reading
Azure Resource Graph: Zero to Hero

Azure Resource Graph: Zero to Hero

Azure Resource Graph is an extremely powerful extension to Azure Resource Management that provides efficient resource exploration at scale. It supports both Azure Lighthouse as well as cross subscription querying. It also provides the ability to do complex filtering and ... continue reading
Making MsQuic Blazing Fast

Making MsQuic Blazing Fast

It’s been a year since we open sourced MsQuic and a lot has happened since then, both in the industry (QUIC v1 in the final stages) and in MsQuic. As far as MsQuic goes, we’ve been hard at work adding ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Switch Misconfiguration

Troubleshooting Switch Misconfiguration

It’s 5 PM on Friday evening – the weekend will soon be here. You do one last sweep of your inbox before signing off when your cellphone the bat phone rings. Someone didn’t get the memo about the unwritten operational ... continue reading
Quick Tip: Does my NIC support VMMQ?

Quick Tip: Does my NIC support VMMQ?

Hi Folks - Most often, when a virtual machine or container is receiving network traffic, the traffic passes through the virtualization stack in the host. This requires host (parent partition) CPU cycles. Synthetic Data Path If the amount of traffic ... continue reading
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Network Security Group Monitoring

Intro Brad Watts here to explore monitoring of your Network Security Groups (NSGs). I was approached recently by a customer wanting to better understand changes being made to the many NSGs in their environment. Working with them, we came up ... continue reading
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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
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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