Virtualization Fabric Design Considerations Guide via @Technet

Microsoft recently published a very helpful design guide regarding fabric and network design for you Hyper-V / Microsoft private Cloud environment.

To take a look on the guide please click here.

Share your Certification Story on Microsoft Born to Learn

Microsoft Born to Learn Community recently launched a new cool page. On this page you can share your certification story and be a inspiration for others.

You can find the page here and to be a paragon to you I already send my story ūüôā


Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Arrays


Configuration and management recommendations and best practices for Exchange 2013 and the PS Series SAN

You can download the pdf file here.

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) ‚Äď Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more ‚Äď #57

“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 ( or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

Featured Posts of the Week!

Live Migration Can Benefit From Jumbo Frames by Didier van Hoye

Upgrade to Exchange Server 2013 RTM CU3 by Jaap Wesselius

Troubleshooting federated sharing ‚Äď part III¬†by¬†Johan Veldhuis

Options for Upgrading Standalone Hosts to Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn


[MSCloudShow] Episode 9 is live РManaging Azure Virtual Machines and Listener Questions by Andrew Connell


Die Outlook Web App (OWA) f√ľr iPhone und iPad¬†in German by¬†Kerstin Rachfahl

MVP ShowCast 2013 ‚Äď Semana de Palestras sobre o Exchange Server¬†2013 in Portuguese by¬†Marcelo Vighi

Upgrade to Exchange Server 2013 RTM CU3 by Jaap Wesselius




Live Migration Can Benefit From Jumbo Frames by Didier van Hoye

Hyper-V Replica Essentials Book Review | Packt Publishing by Robert Smit

Options for Upgrading Standalone Hosts to Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V by Aidan Finn

Checkpoint Support on Active Directory Virtual Machine by Lai Yoong Seng

Automatic Virtual Machine Activation Key (AVMA) by Lai Yoong Seng

Lync Server

Polycom CX600 fail to login after Certificate renewal on Lync 2013 Edge Server by Jaap Wesselius



Office 365

SharePoint Apps mit Office 365 und NAPA entwickeln in German by Toni Pohl


Remove white lines in file through PowerShell by Jeff Wouters

Managing VMware with CIM and PowerShell by Jeffery Hicks

Identifying Active Directory built-in groups with PowerShell by 

#PSTip Convert a path to WMI compatible path by Ravikanth Chaganti

Modifying a VM with PowerCLI by Jeffery Hicks

#PSTip Check if a folder is shared by Ravikanth Chaganti

PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio Thanksgiving Special! by Adam Driscoll


Tipp: Zus√§tzlicher Speicherplatz f√ľr SharePoint Online im SMB Plan¬†in German by¬†Kerstin Rachfahl

System Center Core


System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor


System Center Configuration Manager


System Center Dataprotection Manager

DPM 2012 fails to backup SQL 2012 database by Susantha Silva

System Center Operations Manager

System Center Orchestrator


System Center Service Manager


System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Upgrading to System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 by Damian Flynn

QNAP SMI-S Provider f√ľr SC2012 SP1/R2 Virtual Machine Manager in German by¬†Daniel Neumann

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2: Migrating Hosts and Libraries by Damian Flynn

SQL Server


Windows Intune


Windows Client

IE11 for Windows 7 Globally Available ‚Äď attempt to access invalid¬†address by¬†Robert Smit

Windows Server

SenseConnector: Remote-Manager f√ľr Windows-Admins¬†in German by¬†Nils Kaczenski

8.000 Seiten: TechNet-Doku zu Windows Server 2012 und R2 als PDF in German by Nils Kaczenski

Whitepaper ‚Äď Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (WSSC 2012 R2) aktualisiert in German by¬†Daniel Neumann

Redirected I/O in Windows Server 2012/R2 Cluster Shared Volumes by Aidan Finn

 by Kristian Nese

Troubleshooting federated sharing ‚Äď part III¬†by¬†Johan Veldhuis


IE11: Noch ein Kompatibilitäts-Trick in German by Nils Kaczenski

Upgrading The DELL MD3600F Controller Firmware Using the Modular Disk Storage Manager by Didier van Hoye

MVPs I follow

James van den Berg - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Kristian Nese - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Damian Flynn - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Daniel Neumann - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Marcelo Sinic - MVP for System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Stanislav Zhelyazkov - MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Ravikanth Chaganti - MVP for PowerShell
Jan Egil Ring - MVP for PowerShell
Jeffery Hicks - MVP for PowerShell
Keith Hill - MVP for PowerShell
David Moravec - MVP for PowerShell
Aleksandar Nikolic - MVP for PowerShell
 - MVP for PowerShell
Adam Driscoll - MVP for PowerShell
Jeff Wouters¬†- MVP for PowerShell and the man who had his own Newsletter Category before ūüėČ
Marcelo Vighi - MVP for Exchange
Johan Veldhuis - MVP for Exchange
Jaap Wesselius - MVP for Exchange
Lai Yoong Seng - MVP for Hyper-V
Rob McShinsky - MVP for Hyper-V
Hans Vredevoort - MVP for Hyper-V
Leandro Carvalho - MVP for Hyper-V
Didier van Hoye - MVP for Hyper-V
Romeo Mlinar - MVP for Hyper-V
Aidan Finn - MVP for Hyper-V
Carsten Rachfahl - MVP for Hyper-V
Thomas Maurer - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Cardoso - MVP for Hyper-V
Steve Jain - MVP for Hyper-V
Benedict Berger - MVP for Hyper-V
Nils Kaczenski - MVP for Hyper-V
Alessandro Pilotti - MVP for Hyper-V
Susantha Silva - MVP for Hyper-V
Niklas Akerlund - MVP for Hyper-V
Robert Smit - MVP for Cluster
Ramazan Can  - MVP for Cluster
Michael Bender - MVP Windows Expert-IT Pro
Ulf B. Simon-Weidner - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Meinolf Weber - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
John Policelli - MVP for Windows Server - Directory Services
Kerstin Rachfahl - MVP for Office 365
Martina Grom - MVP for Office 365
Nick Whittome - MVP Small and Medium Business
Matthias Wolf - MVP Group Policy
Robert M√ľhsig¬†- MVP¬†ASP.NET/IIS
Thorsten Hans - MVP Sharepoint
Andrew Connell - MVP Sharepoint
Toni Pohl - Client Development
Hasitha Willarachchi - Enterprise Client Management
David O'Brien - Enterprise Client Management
Chris Nackers - Enterprise Client Management
Marc van Eijk - Windows Azure

Upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 on Dell PowerEdge Servers

Source Dell TechCenter global:

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, is Microsoft’s latest version of Windows for Servers. This R2 release brings exciting new features and enhancements across virtualization, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, and more. Dell enables this operating system on a wide range of Server products. This document provides comprehensive details about important considerations for upgrading your server to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.

You can download the pdf file here.