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  • Fixing the Security-Kerberos / 4 error

    While I was building my lab environment with the preview of System Center 2012 R2, I’ve encountered an interesting issue regarding the data warehouse behavior. Basically, the issue I had was that my Data Warehouse jobs would fail to complete. At the same...
  • Replicating user pictures from Sharepoint 2010 to Exchange 2010 and Communications Server 14

    Having the ability to see your correspondent's picture in Outlook 2010 is one of the things I like most about this product. It helps identifying who you are emailing with and in rather large enterprises, avoid mistakes when several people have the same...
  • Connecting a Windows Phone 7 to Exchange 2010 SP1

    With the recent availability of Windows Phone 7, you may have several users (including you) that want to connect it to your Exchange 2010 mail system. Some may have event already tried it! But in order to successfully connect the new Windows Phone 7 ...
  • Hands-free configuration of your VM in Microsoft Azure

    We have recently announced several updates on Microsoft Azure to facilitate the management of your Virtual Machines. One of them is the work done to have a better integration with Chef and Puppet. Microsoft has worked with the editors of those two well...
  • How to monitor your Windows Azure application with System Center 2012 (Part 2)

    In the first part of this article ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/dcaro/archive/2012/05/02/how-to-monitor-your-windows-azure-application-with-system-center-2012.aspx ), I have explained how to enable monitoring for a Windows Azure application. We have seen...
  • Free learning on Windows Server 2012

    As I’ve said in many conferences, Windows Server 2012 is probably the product that I’ve seen that has the highest number of innovations ! Because of this number of innovations, I think it is never too early to start learning about Windows Server 2012...
  • Deploying your lab with System Center 2012 R2

    With the recent availability of the R2 preview of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012, I’ve decided to rebuild my little demo / lab environment. Here are the most useful links that I had to use. Getting the evaluation versions : System Center 2012...
  • Comment mettre en œuvre la visio-conférence entre Lync et Polycom

    Le Microsoft Technology Center (MTC dans notre jargon) est un lieu extraordinaire chez Microsoft pour toute personne férue de technologie. Certains diront que c'est notre showroom mais c'est surtout le lieu où l'on peut monter et montrer...
  • Installing “Remote Destop Web Access” Role on Windows Server 2012

    Recently I was building a demo on Remote Desktop Services and the installation of the role was constantly failing with error 0x800f0922 . If you search on Internet, there are all kind of reasons for this error but the one that was corresponding to my...
  • Connecter un Windows Phone 7 à Exchange 2010 SP1

    Avec la récente disponibilité de Windows Phone 7, vous avez peut-être plusieurs utilisateurs (incluant vous-même) qui veulent le connecter à votre système de messagerie tournant avec Exchange 2010. Certains d'entre...
  • How to monitor your Windows Azure application with System Center 2012

    Windows Azure is the PAAS (Platform As A Service) from Microsoft that literally allow any developer to start building its code an make it run on Internet in matter of minutes. This capability to host and run application in a short time has generated a...
  • Performance tuning guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2

    If you are deploying Windows Server 2012 R2 and want to get the most out of your existing hardware, this white paper is for you: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn529133.aspx Under one single repository you will find all...
  • Migrating from VMware to Hyper-V

    During the IT Camps I’ve delivered recently either on the Private Cloud or Virtualization, there was one question I’ve heard several times : “How do I convert my existing VMs from VMware to Hyper-V ?”. The conversion of the VMware Virtual Machines and...
  • Windows Server 2012 R2–First look

    Last week during TechEd North America 2013 several announcement were made around Windows Server, Windows Azure and System Center. After the event, the sessions are available for free online viewing. In order to help you navigate through all the sessions...
  • Windows Server 2012 network teaming

    I was rebuilding my demo environment on Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC) when I encountered this issue around network teaming: I could not make the network teaming work in the Virtual Machine. So in the case you want to try it in your lab, I...
  • Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012

    The recent launch of Windows Server 2012 has brought many resources online ! To help you find the right content and resources, I’ve aggregated some of them in this post. I’ll also keep it up to date as the product will evolve over time (for example, including...
  • Lync 2010 : documentation et téléchargements !

    Ca y est, Lync a été officiellement lancé mercredi 17 Novembre à 17h05 (GMT +1). Vous avez maintenant la possibilité de télécharger un contenu riche et fournit ! En attendant que tout ceci se stabilise, il me semblait utile de faire une petite agrégation...
  • The Year 2014 in the Clouds

    As we are entering 2014, it's a good time to step back and look back for a moment and imagine how the IT will look like in the coming months. Don't expect me to share any secret being baked at Microsoft at this time, I'm just looking ahead...
  • Office 365 – Mise en place de la Federation Identite – Partie 1

    La fédération d'identité a pour but de simplifier la gestion des droits d'accès à des ressources entre deux organisations différentes. Chaque entité s'occupe ainsi de ce qui est dans son domaine de responsabilité...
  • Installing Exchange 2010 SP1 for UM

    Today I had to deliver a presentation in front of the French User Group of Exchange on the cool new capabilities of Exchange 2010 SP1! As every IT Pro in the world, I started by downloading the SP1 beta from the following location: http://www.microsoft...
  • Exchange 2010 et Active Sync 1/2

    Alors que l'on parle beaucoup d'un certain téléphone qui a découvert le copier / coller en 2009 et qui permet de télécharger un peu tout et n'importe quoi en quelques clics je voudrais parler de quelques-unes des nouveautés de Windows Mobile 6.5 et de...
  • Formes Exchange 2007 pour Visio 2007

    Visio est un programme génial pour faire ses schémas d'architecture, que ce soit pour Active Directory, Exchange ou tout simplement le positionnement dans les racks des serveurs en salle machine. Or à la sortie d'Exchange 2007, je suis sentis frustré...
  • Support of SQL Server 2012 with Microsoft Lync 2010

    With the recent announcement of the RTM (Release To Manufacture) of SQL Server 2012, I’ve received a lot of questions if Microsoft Lync 2010 will support running on SQL 2012. There are some excellent reasons for willing to use SQL 2012 with Microsoft...
  • Microsoft Datacenter TCO Analysis Tool

    You may have missed during the summer the release of this very useful tool: the Microsoft Datacenter TCO Analysis Tool available for free at this location : http://www.datacentertcotool.com/ This tool will help you calculate the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership...
  • Accès aux archives en ligne depuis Outlook 2007

    Une des fonctionnalités majeures de Exchange 2010 + SP1 c'est l'arrivée des archives en ligne. Vous savez, la fonctionnalité qui permet à une entreprise de répondre à ces problèmes : Gestion des PST Capacité d'offrir une boite aux lettres virtuellement...