How to determine which .NET Framework versions are installed Jan. 25, 2018, 9:32 a.m.

In powershell:

Get-ChildItem "HKLM:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full\" | Get-ItemPropertyValue -Name Release
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TechNet Library Home Oct. 30, 2017, 4:13 p.m.

The TechNet Library contains technical documentation for IT professionals using Microsoft products, tools, and technologies.

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Windows Protocols Oct. 30, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

The Windows Protocols documentation contains detailed technical specifications for Microsoft protocols that are implemented and used by Windows to interoperate or communicate with other Microsoft products. It also contains technical specifications for extensions to industry-standard and other published protocols that are used by Windows. In addition, the documentation includes a set of companion technology overview and reference documents that supplement the technical specifications with conceptual background, overviews of inter-protocol relationships and interactions, and technical reference information.

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How to Deploy Local Administrator Password Solution with AWS Microsoft AD Sept. 27, 2017, 2:39 p.m.

In an on-premises AD environment, you would update the schema by running the Update-AdmPwdADSchema Windows PowerShell cmdlet with schema administrator credentials. Because AWS Microsoft AD is a managed service, I do not have permissions to update the schema directly. Instead, I will update the AD schema from the Directory Service console by importing an LDIF file.

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From AdmPwd to LAPS and now LAPS.E Sept. 27, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

Overview of Local Administrator Password Solution (AdmPwd / LAPS / LAPS.E), and the differences between the various versions.

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How to Recover from an Active Directory Failure Jan. 13, 2017, 10:49 a.m.

In this article we will look at the different options and approaches available to recover a DC that has a database corruption. In addition, this article outlines, symptoms, causes, and solutions for this scenario.

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AWS Quick Starts Dec. 20, 2016, 4:59 p.m.

The Quick Starts on this page were built by AWS solutions architects based on AWS best practices for security and high availability. These reference deployments implement key technologies automatically on the AWS Cloud, often with a single click and in less than an hour. You can build your test or production environment in a few simple steps, and start using it immediately.

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Microsoft Virtual Academy Dec. 11, 2016, 10:44 p.m.

Microsoft Virtual Academy provides free online training by world-class experts for Developers, IT Professionals and Data Scientists.

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DSC Tutorials Dec. 2, 2016, 3:28 p.m.

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Microsoft Active Directory Topology Diagrammer Nov. 4, 2016, 2:22 p.m.

The Microsoft Active Directory Topology Diagrammer reads an Active Directory configuration using LDAP, and then automatically generates a Visio diagram of your Active Directory and /or your Exchange Server topology. The diagramms may include domains, sites, servers, organizational units, DFS-R, administrative groups, routing groups and connectors and can be changed manually in Visio if needed.

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Install Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook using a command prompt Sept. 30, 2016, 1:47 p.m.

Mostly accurate instructions for deploying CRM 2013 Outlook Addin.

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Enterprise Management of ActiveX Controls using ActiveX Installer Service Aug. 26, 2016, 3:59 p.m.

The ActiveX Installer Service can install ActiveX controls in the background for non-administrative users.

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Microsoft server software support for Microsoft Azure virtual machines June 28, 2016, 1:20 p.m.

This article discusses the support policy for running Microsoft server software in the Microsoft Azure virtual machine environment

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Fixing MDT 2013 Update 1 deployment share permissions using PowerShell May 20, 2016, 5:12 p.m.

MDT 2013 Update 1 causes some very strange permissions being set on the deployment share created via Deployment Workbench. Here is a script that sets them to a working level.

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Migrating resources from AWS to Microsoft Azure April 12, 2016, 5:10 p.m.

This topic (inter-cloud migrations), as you might guess, isn’t easily captured in a single blog post, nor, realistically in a series, so what I’m going to do here is provide some basics to consider.

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BizSpark July 4, 2015, 9:45 a.m.

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