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How to keep your apps healthy with Genie and Navigator in App Service Diagnostics

Most of the time, your apps are running happily and healthily. However, when things go wrong, you can use Genie and Navigator in App Service Diagnostics to figure out what's wrong. Jen Lee joins Scott Hanselman to show how the ... continue reading
State of the SQL Server tools

State of the SQL Server tools

This week we're announcing the general availability of SQL Server 2019, a significant milestone for Azure Data and for SQL Server customers. This presents a good moment to give an update on the state of tooling for SQL Server.Since SQL ... continue reading
MIM PAM Feature Installer Failure - SetADForestFunctionalLevel

MIM PAM Feature Installer Failure – SetADForestFunctionalLevel

First published on MSDN on Jun 21, 2018I want to review a huge blocker that held up one of my recent installations of MIM PAM using the MIM Service and Portal installer. There are times where you may be under ... continue reading
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SAP on Azure–Designing for Efficiency and Operations

This is the final blog in our four-part series on Designing A Great SAP on Azure Architecture. Robust SAP on Azure Architectures are built on the pillars of Security, Performance and Scalability, Availability and Recoverability, and Efficiency and Operations. Within ... continue reading
The Case Of The Capture Media Not Working Or Tsmbautorun.Exe Not Working

The Case Of The Capture Media Not Working Or Tsmbautorun.Exe Not Working

First published on TECHNET on Aug 09, 2012 Authored by Santos Martinez TSMBAutoRun.exe is the tool used to Capture Images with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager This week I was working with a customer on capture their main operating system ... continue reading
Remotely capture ConfigMgr client logs for Troubleshooting

Remotely capture ConfigMgr client logs for Troubleshooting

This is a short blog post about remotely capturing ConfigMgr client log files to a file share for troubleshooting purposes. With the ever-increasing security, not all teams supporting endpoints necessarily have Admin access for troubleshooting. Part of which includes analyzing ... continue reading
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MSDTC Best Practices with an Availability Group

In this article we are going to look at some guidelines and MSDTC best practices with an Availability Group. Please note that some of these recommendations change if you are deploying a Failover Cluster Instance. If you are using the ... continue reading
PowerShell Basics: How to Force a Full Password Sync in AzureAD Connect

PowerShell Basics: How to Force a Full Password Sync in AzureAD Connect

Before starting this post, the team would like to thank all the contributions shared by the PowerShell community found on Reddit for their support on exploring PowerShell automation capabilities. The outpouring of suggestions and sharing of scripts was awesome and ... continue reading
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Windows Admin Center unleashes Server Core adoption

Since the general availability of Windows Server 2019, we have seen the fastest adoption rate of Windows Server Core in history. If you havent heard of Windows Server Core, then youre really missing out! Windows Server Core is the lightest ... continue reading
Using PowerShell to View and Remove Wireless Profiles in Windows 10 – Part 2

Using PowerShell to View and Remove Wireless Profiles in Windows 10 – Part 2

Summary: Using Measure-Command to determine the fastest approach to a solution. Last week we were having some fun using PowerShell as a wrapper around the NetSh.exe command’s output. We were left at a decision point. Which way to go? A ... continue reading