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System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch) Survival Guide
Niall C. Brady
Table of Contents Introduction Getting Started Step-by-Step Guides (Current Branch) Step-by-Step Guides (Technical Preview) List of ConfigMgr KB Articles Learning and Exams Blogs In English In German In Polish In Brazilian Portuguese In French In Spanish In Russian Community In English In Brazilian Portuguese...
28 Apr 2016
BizTalk Server 2010: Tools
Table of Contents Introduction BizTalk Benchmark Wizard BizTalk Server Best Practices Analyzer Performance Analysis of Logs (PAL) Message Box Viewer (MBV) BizTalk Health Monitor DTCPing DTCTester LoadGen BizTalk Server Pipeline Component Wizard BizTalk Server Functoids Project Wizard BizUnit DebugView...
17 Apr 2016
BizTalk Server: Development Tools Timeline
Now it is the timeline of the development tools only. It is a little bit "unofficial". For example, I included the ESB but not RFID. Versions 2000 and 2002 are not covered , there are only placeholders. Mainly because since the 2004 version it is a completely new product from many points...
10 Apr 2016
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Survival Guide
Table of Contents Introduction Getting Started Searching TechNet Site Administration Migration Clients Client Status (Client Health) Reporting Developer Resources Step-by-Step Guides Standalone Primary Server Hierarchy with CAS Other Microsoft Intune integration (Mobile Device Management) Free Step-By...
28 Mar 2016
Validating Application Architecture using Visual Studio 2015
Table of Contents Introduction Getting Started Assigning Classes Generating Dependencies Validate! Summary Introduction How many times have you as an architect or a lead developer been bitten by a wrong code check-in that breaks your architecture? You can now keep a watch on your code base so...
3 Mar 2016
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Tools
Table of Contents Background Installation OS Deployment Operations Application Management: Tools Background Jörgen Nilsson and fellow MVP Stefan Schörling did a session at the Swedish System Center User group which was called the Community Jewels – Community tools for Configuration Manager. ...
9 Nov 2015
Hyper-V: Tools MAP 5.5
IMPORTANT: Keep checking the MAP Blog and MAP Toolkit Content Index (en-US) for updates and changes , especially after new versions of MAP are released. The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.5 is a free utility you can download to help plan your Hyper-V deployment. It includes a report...
29 Sep 2015
Visio Stencils for IT Pros
IT Pros often have to produce maps of “as is” and “intended” architectures for reporting and funds-getting purposes. For example, if you are pitching for funds for SharePoint 2010 farms – you might find this Services in SharePoint 2010 Poster handy. If you are interested in virtualization, check out...
16 Sep 2015
Tools that Every Exchange Administrator Should Know
In this article, I have collected some Exchange Troubleshooting tools that every Exchange administrator should know. These tools will help you in Recovering and monitoring the Exchange Server in disaster situations. Tools that I have explained in this article are: Exchange Server User Monitor...
22 Aug 2015
Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Troubleshooting Survival Guide
We encourage you to enhance this guide by identifying missing areas (scenarios, features, lifecycle...), provide links to and write descriptions of existing content, and providing new content where there are gaps. Join the community ! Introduction Troubleshooting Tools Troubleshooting...
21 Jul 2015
Cleanup Tools on WSUS Hierarchy
Ed Price - MSFT
Introduction Cleaning a WSUS server is important, it allows you to delete the database updates expired, replaced or computer that have not contacted the WSUS server for over 30 days. Solution The tool is accessible from the WSUS console This can be complicated when using...
25 Mar 2015
This is a list of tools, resources, and external links to download and learn about those tools. Table of Contents Supported Microsoft Tools (Solution Accelerators, Product Downloads, etc.) Microsoft Products and Solutions that are Built upon Hyper-V Technology Remote Management from Client Versions...
24 Nov 2014
Hyper-V: How to Configure Server Core Using SCONFIG
Edward van Biljon
On a Windows Server 2008 R2 server core deployment, you can use SCONFIG to get the server on the network in minutes so you can manage it remotely . After that you can use another system, such as a Windows 7 client, to enable roles, run PowerShell scripts, manage it using System Center, manage it...
27 Sep 2014
The Difference Between Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) and OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK)
What's the difference between Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) and OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK)? 1. Target audience, Terms and Licenses (obviously). See more on this on relative product official pages. Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7 ; Windows 7 OEM Preinstallation...
26 Apr 2014
Hyper-V: VM Connection Keyboard Shortcuts
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 This article sources from the Virtual PC Guy's blog post . This information is useful for troubleshooting, as well as routine operation. Hyper-V provide a "Virtual Machine Connection" for interacting with a VM. Virtual Machine...
13 Nov 2013
Plugin Registration Console Application Tool for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011
Ed Price - MSFT
The purpose this one is to allow for easy registration and un-registration from a post-build or automated build environment, like TFS or Cruise Control.NET. It is created by Johan Küstner. I recommend checking it out at CodePlex here: http://pluginregcrm2011.codeplex.com/ Here are is instructions...
11 Nov 2013
Overview of Tools to Use with Windows Azure SQL Database
This article provides an overview of the current tools produced by Microsoft that support Windows Azure SQL Database. For more information, see Tools and Utilities Support (Windows Azure SQL Database) . Note If you wish to contribute to this page, use the Edit tab at the...
2 Nov 2013
Exchange Server Tools
Maheshkumar S Tiwari
This Wiki page lists tools that should be in every serious Exchange 2007 or 2010 administrator's toolkit. Table of Contents New ! Analyzer Planning / Design / Deployment Operation Troubleshooting Powershell Transition / Migration / Collaboration Reporting Documentation Client Third Party Source...
27 Sep 2013
Windows Server 2008: How to Burn a CD/DVD on Windows Server 2008 R2
Maheshkumar S Tiwari
This topic is a how to. Please keep it as clear and simple as possible. Avoid speculative discussions as well as a deep dive into underlying mechanisms or related technologies. (what is this box?) Windows Server 2008 R2 machines allow only the localsystem\administrator account permission...
24 Sep 2013
Live Tiles Toolbox - Must have tool if you have a blog or website
Maheshkumar S Tiwari
Microsoft Evangelist and Blogger ITProGuru created a cool Windows 8 UI Live Tiles download link toolbox and released it for anyone to put on there blog. It uses an embed code so Microsoft can automatically update the toolbox with the latest download links as new software versions come out. You can...
17 Sep 2013
Fernando Lugão Veltem
Table of Contents Introduction List of Orchestrator tools Orchestrator Best Practices Analyzer SCO Job Runner - Command Line Utility System Center Orchestrator Web Service Powershell Orchestrator Visio and Word generator Introduction This is a list of tools what is available for System Center...
12 May 2013
Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) Tools
Table of Contents Tools VS components Security Token Service (STS) implementations Libraries Important : WIF will not run on Windows XP. Tools Fiddler Inspector for Federation Messages An inspector for typical federation messages for WS-Federation. Also has support for SAML 2...
22 Feb 2013
Hyper-V: How to Detect if a Computer is a VM Using Script
Ed Price - MSFT
Sometimes you need to identify if something is running inside a Hyper-V virtual machine** before you take action. You can use this method: Determining If Hypervisor Is Installed , or Reporting the Identity of a Guest Operating System . On a VM running on Hyper-V (and Virtual PC) , the Model property...
16 Feb 2013
Use the right tool for the right job!
Even if you find the right tool for your job, do you know how to use the tool correctly? This is exactly what this article is going to focus on; you need to know your tools in order for you to know it’s the right tool for this job! Do you know your tooling? All too often I see developers using...
12 Nov 2012
Utilitários - Hyper-V – VmConnect.exe (pt-BR)
Table of Contents Introdução Cenário Procedimento Introdução Com o Hyper-V management tools você pode gerenciar máquinas guest sem precisar estar logado em um servidor Hyper-V e sem precisar usar o remote desktop. Este artigo foi baseado no...
12 Oct 2011
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