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Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

First published on TECHNET on Jul 11, 2014 A recent conversation with a customer brought out the question: What is the best way to create an entire Replica site from scratch? At the surface this seems simple enough – configure ... continue reading
Replicating fixed disks to dynamic disks in Hyper-V Replica

Replicating fixed disks to dynamic disks in Hyper-V Replica

First published on TECHNET on Sep 24, 2013 A recent conversation with a hosting provider using Hyper-V Replica brought an interesting question to the fore. The hosting provider’s services were aimed primarily towards Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs), with one ... continue reading

A closer look at shielded VMs in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on May 10, 2016 [This blog post was originally published in the Windows Server Blog ] This post was authored by Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager, Windows Server. On this week’s Microsoft Mechanics show, we bring ... continue reading
What are Shielded VMs in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V?

What are Shielded VMs in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V?

First published on TECHNET on Mar 14, 2016 As Information Technology became the norm, companies have been forced to invest tremendous amounts of money and manpower in protecting sensitive business information. These protections include building physically secured datacenters as well ... continue reading
How to Manually Create a SQL Replica in DPM 2012 R2

How to Manually Create a SQL Replica in DPM 2012 R2

First published on TECHNET on Mar 21, 2017 There may be circumstances where creating SQL replica automatically over the network may not be possible due to network bandwidth constraint between DPM server and SQL server(situations where DPM and protected server ... continue reading
Windows 10 and reserved storage

Windows 10 and reserved storage

Reserving disk space to keep Windows 10 up to date Windows Insiders: To enable this new feature now, please see the last section “Testing out Storage Reserve” and complete the quest Starting with the next major update we’re making a ... continue reading
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Windows Defender ATP has protections for USB and removable devices

Meet Jimmy. Jimmy is an employee in your company. He Does Things With Computers (official title). Last Wednesday, as Jimmy got out of his car after parking in the company-owned parking lot, he saw something on the ground. That something ... continue reading
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step by step Windows Server 2019 File Server clustering With powershell or GUI #Cluster #HA #Azure #WindowsAdminCenter #WindowsServer2019

Installing the Cluster is easy now days. But just this I post a little blog on how to do this, In my blog stats it shows that the 2012 post is still very active , so time for an update ... continue reading

Step-By-Step: Enabling Hyper-V for use on Windows 10

Virtualization provides a plethora of solutions from making the most of an organization’s hardware investment to running specific applications in other OS offerings. Windows 8 was the first Windows client operating system to include hardware virtualization support natively. Using the ... continue reading
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Out of sight but not invisible: Defeating fileless malware with behavior monitoring, AMSI, and next-gen AV

Consider this scenario: Two never-before-seen, heavily obfuscated scripts manage to slip past file-based detection and dynamically load an info-stealing payload into memory. The scripts are part of a social engineering campaign that tricks potential victims into running the scripts, which ... continue reading