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In hot pursuit of elusive threats: AI-driven behavior-based blocking stops attacks in their tracks

In hot pursuit of elusive threats: AI-driven behavior-based blocking stops attacks in their tracks

Our experience in detecting and blocking threats on millions of endpoints tells us that attackers will stop at nothing to circumvent protections. Even one gap in security can be disastrous to an organization. At Microsoft, we don’t stop finding new ... continue reading
Enhanced Audit Status Message Queries

Enhanced Audit Status Message Queries

First published on TECHNET on Mar 18, 2019Authored by Brandon McMillanHello everyone! My name is Brandon McMillan and I am a System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) PFE. I have found that Status Message Queries can be one of the more ... continue reading
ConfigMgr Debug Logging the Easy Way Using System Center Configuration Manager Compliance Settings

ConfigMgr Debug Logging the Easy Way Using System Center Configuration Manager Compliance Settings

First published on TECHNET on Apr 10, 2015Authored by Cameron CoxHello, my name is Cameron Cox, I am a System Center Configuration Manager PFE. For my first blog, I would like to talk about ConfigMgr Compliance Settings. One of the ... continue reading
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Installing System Center 2012 Configuration Manager RC2 with SQL Server 2008 R2 Cluster

First published on TECHNET on Feb 05, 2012 Authored by Santos Martinez During the past couple of months I have been working with ConfigMgr 2012 RC2 in many ways. Now on in the past couple of days I decide to ... continue reading
Extending Hardware Inventory for System Center Configuration Manager

Extending Hardware Inventory for System Center Configuration Manager

First published on TECHNET on Oct 15, 2018 Hello everyone, Jonathan Warnken here, and I am a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) for Microsoft. I primarily support Configuration Manager and I have been getting a lot of questions recently on how ... continue reading
Does Disabling User/Computer GPO Settings Make Processing Quicker?

Does Disabling User/Computer GPO Settings Make Processing Quicker?

First published on TECHNET on Oct 22, 2018 Hi everyone! Graeme Bray with you again today to talk about an age old discussion point. Does Group Policy process quicker if you disable the User/Computer sections of a specific policy? We're ... continue reading
Peer Caching – Part 1 Caching! Understanding the options

Peer Caching – Part 1 Caching! Understanding the options

Hello everyone, we are starting a new video tutorial series focusing on caching and Configuration Manager current branch. This series is recorded by @Steve Rachui, a Microsoft principal premier field engineer. The first session focuses on the peer cache functionality ... continue reading
ConfigMgr Software Updates Deployment (Assignment) & Individual Updates Compliance FAQs

ConfigMgr Software Updates Deployment (Assignment) & Individual Updates Compliance FAQs

What is the difference between Update Deployment (Assignment) and Update (individual) compliance reporting ? Consider a deployment containing 100 updates. Now each of these 100 updates will have their own compliance state on the machine and the Deployment you can ... continue reading
ConfigMgr Console Slowness After moving to SQL Always ON - Multi Subnet Configuration

ConfigMgr Console Slowness After moving to SQL Always ON – Multi Subnet Configuration

Hi there! Back to you with another installment of the unexplained series. Introduction If you ever get into an issue where things got slow after moving to SQL Always ON like 1 minute delay etc. while doing basic things in ... continue reading
Live Migration via Constrained Delegation with Kerberos in Windows Server 2016

Live Migration via Constrained Delegation with Kerberos in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Feb 01, 2017 Introduction Many Hyper-V customers have run into new challenges when trying to use constrained delegation with Kerberos to Live Migrate VMs in Windows Server 2016. When attempting to migrate, they would see ... continue reading