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Testing RPC ports with PowerShell (and yes, it’s as much fun as it sounds!)

Summary: Using PowerShell to identify RPC ports in use by capturing content from Dos Commands like PortQRY.exe We’d like to introduce you today to one of our newest bloggers! It’s a froopingly awesome friend of ours, Joel Vickery, PFE. (did ... continue reading

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
The Complete Synchronization Process - Part 1: New User Synchronization

The Complete Synchronization Process – Part 1: New User Synchronization

First published on MSDN on Sep 25, 2015 Let’s take a deep-dive look at the actual synchronization process. For the purpose of this example, we will keep our environment very simple. For the time being, forget about the FIM portal ... continue reading
Installation of the Privileged Access Management (PAM) feature

Installation of the Privileged Access Management (PAM) feature

First published on MSDN on Aug 25, 2015 Consideration before you install this feature Have you Already Installed MIM 2016 ? Was it a Clean Install or an Upgrade ? Have you verified that you have all PAM Prerequisites completed ... continue reading

Introduction to Troubleshooting

First published on MSDN on Jul 31, 2015 Working on a new section of the Blog Dedicated to Troubleshooting. Please feel free to explore this section while it is still be configured and updated with Content. Currently there is only ... continue reading
Understanding Workflows

Understanding Workflows

First published on MSDN on Jun 19, 2015 Introduction to Workflows Workflows within the FIM Portal are used in combination with Sync rules to build, manage, control, or manipulate data that. Prior to the FIM Portal any manipulation of data ... continue reading
A diagram showing the simplified SAP Shared Storage architecture.

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