Tag Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft Ignite Conference Sessions Available On-Demand

Microsoft’s biggest technical conference, Microsoft Ignite, finished this month.  There were over 23,000 attendees and sessions the range of Microsoft technologies.  In case you missed it.  The sessions are now available for on-demand download here.  There is a search tool … Continue reading

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Azure: Deploying AD into Windows Azure with No Corporate Connectivity

In this blog post, I record the process that I went through to build an Active Directory (AD) environment in Microsoft Azure. There are multiple scenarios for deploying AD in Azure. In this scenario, I will document the scenario with … Continue reading

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Lync 2013 Web App: Testing Permissions

Lync 2013 introduced a new Lync Web client that is amazing. It has very similar capability to the Lync desktop client and is used to allow participants outside your company to join a Lync meeting. You just need to send … Continue reading

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Technology: Creating a new Windows 2012 Forest and Domain Controller

Windows 2012 introduces new tools for creating an Active Directory forest and domain controller.   Today, I’ll walk through how to setup a Windows 2012 Active Directory forest and domain controller.   I am going to use this to build long term … Continue reading

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Technology: Microsoft Launches Windows 8 and Surface RT

I noticed that my post yesterday didn’t post.  So, I will celebrate the day after.   Microsoft launched Windows 8 and Surface RT on 10/26/2012.   Learn more here.

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Technology: Installing Windows 2012 Server

Microsoft released Windows Server 2012 a couple months ago.   I decided it was time to build a base VM so that I could build out my Exchange 2013 and Lync 2013 lab.  I documented the Server 2012 install.   Windows Server … Continue reading

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Technology: Lync 2013 on a Mac

I have been working with alot of customers with Mac’s.   They have been asking me how does Lync 2013 work on a Mac.   Microsoft has Lync 2011 client for a Mac. Today, I ran some tests with the Lync 2011 … Continue reading

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