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April 23

Alternate Username for ADFS 3.0 and #Office365

With the release of Update 1 for Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft has added the ability within Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) to use an alternate Login ID for Office 365. This is a huge new benefit for some companies. Up until now the only Login ID that was able to be used was the UserPrincipalName (UPN) attribute. While this works well for most companies, some had issues with it....

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April 22

Something System Center This Way Comes: #Day5

What do more than a dozen MVP's and System Center specialists focused on Cloud and Datacenter Management and Enterprise Client Management have in common? To get in the know follow #Day5.

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April 22

Something System Center This Way Comes: #TE14D5

What do more than a dozen MVP's and System Center specialists focused on Cloud and Datacenter Management and Enterprise Client Management have in common? To get in the know follow #TE14D5.

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April 22

Check out the upcoming #DFWSMUG!

The upcoming DFWSMUG this Friday, April 25, 2014 in Irving Texas looks like it's going to be a packed event. A subset of the schedule and the event registration link are below: 9:00-9:30 Breakfast & News Updates 9:30-10:30 Cameron Fuller - What's Coming Soon in the Operations Manager 3rd Party Extensions Space In this session Cameron will focus on the soon to be released updated Live Maps by ...

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April 21

My company has written custom sealed MPs but the key is lost

Help! My company has written their own custom management packs and they are sealed but we can't find the key or the unsealed versions of the management packs we have written! If this is you this blog post may be your BFF very soon. This situation can quickly become extremely challenging to work through as a custom written sealed management pack may reference another custom written sealed managemen...

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April 18

QuickTricks: Fixing dashboards which do not display performance metrics after upgrade

During a recent upgrade to SCOM 2012 R2 and UR1 and we started seeing issues with dashboard displaying performance metrics as shown below. The details of the error are below: Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Presentation.DataAccess.DataProviderException: An error occurred executing the command: [Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Presentation.DataProviders.Library!PerformanceDataProvider/ResolvePe...

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April 17

Top 5 Things You Should Stop Doing To Get More Out of Social Networking

There's a lot of content and articles out there making fun of people using Facebook, Twitter, etc. incorrectly (what's up, BuzzFeed, Shares From Your Aunt, and Cracked?) This isn't going to be one of those articles. Yes, we're now at the point in society where social networking is kind of a running joke, but at the heart of it, we wouldn't have gotten here if value wasn't being provided along the ...

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April 17

#Office365 Lync Online Warning

To ensure you and your users do not lose access to Lync Online, Microsoft has published a blog post to ensure your network is allow a new Certificate Revocation List (CRL). This is required because of the acquisition of VeriSign by Symantec. Failure allow this CRL can result in the inability for your clients to connect to Lync Online. Here is the information from the Blog Post:    LocationProtoc...

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April 15

Powerdelivery extension for Visual Studio 2013 released

I’ve released a version of the Visual Studio extension for using powerdelivery on Chocolatey. This extension allows you to connect to Team Foundation Servers, see which builds are present in each of your environments (Dev, Test, Production etc.), open the appropriate scripts and config files for developing the pipeline, and kickoff builds. To install it, have Powerdelivery and Visual Studio 2013 ...

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