“The Elway Gazette”

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you’d like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email (florian_klaffenbach@dell.com) or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

Featured Posts of the Week!

Hyper-V–So Good Even VMware Are Using It by Aidan Finn 

USB Pass-through Support in Windows Server 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

Remote Desktop Settings For A Hyper-V VM by Aidan Finn

#PSTip Disabling multiple AD user accounts by 

 

Azure

WebDeploy auf Azure Websites über die Kommandozeile in German by Robert Mühsig

Cloud as a Tier with Microsoft StorSimple by Thomas Maurer 

 

Hyper-V

KB981618 – WS2008 R2 Host Hangs OR Restarts During Live Migration by Aidan Finn

A Snapshot Is Now A Checkpoint by Aidan Finn

Remote Desktop Settings For A Hyper-V VM by Aidan Finn

Hyper-V–So Good Even VMware Are Using It by Aidan Finn

Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 R2: New Generation Of Virtual Machines and Enhanced VM Interaction by Alessandro Cardoso

Automatic Virtual Machine Activation–Windows Server 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

Online Virtual Hard Disk Resize–Windows Server 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

Guest Clustering With Shared VHDX–Windows Server 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

USB Pass-through Support in Windows Server 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

Gartner Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure 2013 by Thomas Maurer

Migrating a Hyper-V Cluster to Windows 2012 R2 by Didier van Hoye 

 

Office 365

Upgrade des SMB P1 Plan: Was passiert mit der bestehenden öffentlichen Webseite? in German by Kerstin Rachfahl

PowerShell

Getting Started with PowerShell 3.0 by 

#PSTip Disabling multiple AD user accounts by 

#PSTip Invoking methods by using dynamic method names by 

#PSTip Inserting characters at a specified string index position by 

#PSTip PowerShell 4 – Filtering a collection by using a method syntax by 

Get the version of a file through PowerShell by Jeff Wouters

Howto use environment variables in PowerShell by Jeff Wouters

Imperative versus declarative syntax in PowerShell by Ravikanth Chaganti 

 

System Center Core

DOWLOAD : Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Preview VHD’s #sysctr #SCVMM #Hyperv by James van den Berg 

 

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

How to integrate IPAM with SCVMM 2012 R2 by Kristian Nese

Building the Network Virtualization Gateway – Service Template (SCVMM 2012 R2) by Kristian Nese

Upgrade to System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) by Aidan Finn 

  

Windows Client

Windows RT 8.1 has Outlook by Jeff Wouters

 

Windows Server Core

Learn & Evaluate Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview by Didier van Hoye

In Place Upgrade To Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview Fails with “Windows installation encountered an unkown error and cannot continue.” by Didier van Hoye

FIX: iSCSI Initiators Cannot Connect To iSCSI Target Anymore After Upgrading Windows Server 2012 iSCSI Target To Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview by Didier van Hoye

New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Clustering by Aidan Finn

Adding A Disk To A SOFS Clustered Storage Pool by Aidan Finn

vSphere 5.1 jetzt auch mit Support für Windows Server 2012 in German by Nils Kaczenski

 

Tools

The Future of PowerGUI VSX by Adam Driscoll

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) version 8.5 Available #Hyperv #WS2012 #SQL #Cloud by James van den Berg