This article features the nominees for future featured articles for the TechNet Wiki home page. To nominate an article, add it to the alphabetical list in the Nominees section. This article also includes a publication schedule and a list of previously featured articles.

Publication Schedule

Two new articles are featured each week. Those are determined by the TechNet Wiki English Featured Article Team. In addition, a third or fourth article might be featured the same week, at least two days later. These are additional articles that the Wiki team might need to highlight.


Nominees

To nominate any article, add it here for the publisher to review (listed alphabetically):

Active Directory

Active Directory: DSQUERY Commands
AD CS and PKI Step-by-Steps, Labs, Walkthroughs, HowTo, and Examples
AD RMS FAQ
Identity Infrastructure Capabilities - Managing Identity in the Age of Hybrid IT
Install AD FS 2.0 Hotfixes in Preparation for Office 365 
Migrate Your AD FS Configuration Database to SQL Server
Wiki: Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Portal

ASP.NET

ASP.NET MVC: How to Start Unit Testing
ASP.NET MVC Learning Roadmap
ASP.NET MVC Web Application With Federated Authentication
ASP.NET Portal
ASP.NET Portal 

BizTalk Server

BizTalk Health Check 
BizTalk Server 2010 - Tools
BizTalk Server Adapter Pack 2010
Developing Integration Solutions Using BizTalk Server 2009 and Team Foundation Server - Planning 

How To Plan for an Installation of the BizTalk Accelerator for Rosettanet
Install the BizTalk Server 2010 AppFabric Connect Feature
Recommendations for Installing, Sizing, Deploying, and Maintaining a BizTalk Server Solution  
Working with BizTalk AppFabric Connect
BizTalk Server: High Availability
Microsoft BizTalk Automatic Throttling
The BizTalk Anti-Pattern List
How to Install BizTalk Server 2010 in a Basic Multi-Computer Environment

C#

How to Query Trees using LINQ

Curah!

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Dynamics AX
Dynamics AX 2012 Collaboration

Dynamics CRM

How to Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
Integrate Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: List of Tools and Software
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Client Installation Gotchas
Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Resources
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Overview
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Survival Guide

Enterprise Security

Entity Framework

Exchange Server

Configure a Static UDP Port for Push Notifications in an Exchange 2010 Environment
Exchange 2010 Client Access Array and Load Balancing Resources
Exchange Videos 
Forefront Protection for Exchange Best Practices
Microsoft Identity Management Solutions Supported by Exchange Server

Forefront Identity Manager 

How to Use Workflows to Automate the Calculation and Notification of Initial Passwords
How to Post a Wiki Article Announcement to the FIM Forum
Understanding Deprovisioning in FIM
Understanding FIM Service Partitions

Hyper-V

How to Increase the VHD Size in Hyper-V R2

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 8 Is Not Displaying Pages or Opening Links

IIS

Microsoft.NET: Modifying Web.Config file and IIS Reset   

IPv6

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Lync

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.NET Framework

.NET Framework Overview

Office 365

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Outlook

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Power View

Demo Transcript: Exploring Self-Service Reporting with SQL Server 2012 Power View
Power View Report to Hadoop on Azure Hive Sample
 
Presentation Transcript: Exploring SQL Server 2012 Power View 

Set Up a VM Test Server for Power View and PowerPivot
SQL Server 2012 with Power View for Multidimensional Models
Tutorial: Configure Tabular Model Reporting Properties for Power View
Understanding Multidimensional Model Objects in Power View

PowerPivot

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PowerShell

How to Update PowerShell Help
PowerShell: Creating Custom Objects
 
PowerShell: Getting the Most from Trace-Command
PowerShell: Optimization and Performance Testing
PowerShell V3 FAQ
PowerShell: Working With Regular Expressions (regex)

SCM (Security Compliance Manager)

SharePoint 

SharePoint 2010 Best Practices: Asset vs Picture library (en-US)
SharePoint 2013 Portal
SharePoint 2013: Resources for IT Pros

Small Basic

Development Map for Becoming a Good Programmer Using Small Basic and MSDN
Get Started with Small Basic

Small Basic

Small Basic: Control Statements
Small Basic Curriculum: Online
Small Basic FAQ
Small Basic: Graduate to C#
Small Basic: How to Convert Multi-Line Text into an Array of Lines
Small Basic: How to Create an Extension Using C#
Small Basic: How to Create an Extension Using VB.NET
Small Basic: How to Debug
Small Basic: How to Format a Code Block
Small Basic: IDE Colors
Small Basic: Programming Tips
Small Basic: Stack Basics
Small Basic: Text Basics
Small Basic Tutorial: Creating Your First Program
The Developer’s Reference Guide to Small Basic
Wiki: Small Basic Portal

SQL Azure

Retry Logic for Transient Failures in SQL Azure
Security Guidelines for SQL Azure
SQL Azure Connectivity Troubleshooting Guide
SQL Azure FAQ

SQL Server

Database Engine Security Checklist: Database Engine Security Configuration
How to Embed SQL Server Express in an Application
How to Use ASP.NET with SQL Server
How to Use PHP with SQL Server

Introduction to Development with SQL Server
SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit BOM 
SQL Server Columnstore Performance Tuning
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) (Give Carla Sobotta credit)
Trace Flags in SQL Server
Using Custom Code in SSRS Reports for Advanced String Operations

System Center Configuration Manager

System Center Operations Manager

Visio Management Pack Designer for System Center 2012 - Operations Manager 

TechNet/MSDN 

Transact-SQL

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WCF

Exam 70-513 - TS: Windows Communication Foundation Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4
How to Build a REST Service Using WCF
 

How to Enable WCF Message Flow
WCF Data Services: Overview
 

WCF Endpoints and Bindings
WCF, IIS, and SSL
WCF: Streaming Large Data Files Using WebHttpBinding

Wiki 

Community Involvement and Participation Guide
How to Nominate a TechNet Wiki Article to Be Featured on the Home Page of TechNet Wiki

How to Report a TechNet Wiki Page
Microsoft Technical French Contributor (MTFC) Award
Plagiarism at TechNet Wiki - First Empirical Data and Analysis
Plagiarism Charts - September 2013
TechNet Guru Contributions
TechNet Wiki Advisory Board
TechNet Wiki Community Council: Areas of Focus
TechNet Wiki Featured Article Nominees 
TechNet Wiki: Featured Article Teams
TechNet Wiki: How to Earn Recognition Points and Achievement Medals
TechNet Wiki International Council
TechNet Wiki: Language Progress
Test Lab Guides
Wiki: Best Practices for Giving Credit
Wiki: Cross-Linking
Wiki: Governance and Guidelines Portal
Wiki: How to Add a Video or Image to Your Article
Wiki: How to Add and Format Tables in TechNet Wiki
Wiki: How to Build Community
Wiki: How to Get a New Language Started or Expanded on TechNet Wiki
Wiki: How to Translate Wiki Articles
Wiki: Known Issues
Wiki Ninja Belt Rankings
Wiki Ninja Belt Status: Who Has What Belt Ranking
Wiki Ninjas Blog: How to Become an Author
Wiki Ninjas Blog: The Contributors
Wiki: Non-English Language Content Guidelines

Wiki: Non-English Language Title Guidelines
Wiki: Policies that Govern the Wiki
Wiki: Technical Editing
Wiki: Translation Tags 
Wiki: List of Articles for TechNet Wiki
Wiki Bugfix: Changed Tags ob a History Tab
Wiki: Pirated Content Portal

Windows

Certificate Services Lifecycle Notifications
How to Determine if BitLocker Drive Encryption is Enabled

How to List All of the Windows and Software Updates Applied to a Computer
Windows 7 Default Services 
Windows 7: How to Show a Custom Text Message Before Logon through Group Policy Preferences
Storage Spaces - Designing for Performance

Windows Azure

How to Create a Virtual Network in Windows Azure

Windows Phone

Windows Phone 7 Application With Federated Authentication

Windows Server 

Credential Roaming
How to Decommission a Windows Enterprise Certification Authority and How to Remove All Related Objects

Root causes for slow boots and logons (sbsl)
Windows MultiPoint Server Build Document
Step-by-Step Guide for Setting Up Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller   

XAML

Simple Data Binding in XAML


Past Featured Articles

NOTE: In addition to the list below, all the featured articles have been tagged with the special-use tag, "TechNet Wiki Featured Article". So rather than looking on this page to see if an article has been featured, you can check the bottom of the article to see if it has the tag. Or you can see the list of articles for the tag  "TechNet Wiki Featured Article"

Here are the previously featured articles, divided by technology/product and listed chronologically (the top articles in the technology area were featured the most recently):

Active Directory

ASP.NET

BizTalk

C#

Cloud Computing

Dynamics AX

Dynamics CRM

Enterprise Security

Entity Framework

Exchange

FIM

Hyper-V

Internet Explorer

IPv6

Lync

Outlook

Power Pivot

Power View

PowerShell

SharePoint

SCM

Small Basic

SQL Azure (Windows Azure SQL Database)

SQL Server

SSRS

System Center

T-SQL

TechNet/MSDN

User Group Services

Visual Basic

Wiki   

Windows

Windows Azure

Windows Phone

Windows Server

Windows Store Apps

WCF

WPF

Chronological List 

The most recently featured articles are listed at the top:

See Also