Get support from Microsoft for accessibility questions via the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk

The Microsoft Support team run the “Microsoft Disability Answer Desk” service, and have just announced that it’s now available for Australian customers, to allow you to get telephone support from Microsoft for accessibility questions. This service allows you to call a toll-free number and speak with an expert who can provide support for accessibility questions…


Lync Server 2010/2013 Edge の NIC について

こんばんは。Japan Lync/Skype Support の久保です。   2015/10/19 更新   Lync Server  2010・Lync Server 2013・Skype for Business Server 2015 のエッジサーバーの構成について、 特に NIC の設定について、様々なお客様から類似のお問い合せを定期的にいただいております。 そのため、Technet 資料の補足となりますが、こうした点について、以下に補足情報を纏めてみました。 これらの資料では、エッジサーバーでは、NICを有する必要があり、その枚数は物理的に 2 枚(或いはDual Portで 2ポートを有する)が、最低限必要とされる構成になる事を示しています。 そのため、まずエッジサーバーの構築にあたっては、最低限、内部インターフェース、外部インターフェースの 2 ポートが物理的に独立して存在することが必須となります。 まず、Microsoft がサポートし、かつ、推奨する NIC の枚数は以下の Technet の記述に基づきます。 TITLE: Server requirements for Skype for Business Server 2015 URL: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn951388.aspx 抜粋: 1 dual-port network adapter, 1 Gbps or…


Microsoft.SystemCenter.WebApplication.UrlProbe Error Code Reference

  This is just a reference page for the various error codes that you might encounter when using the URLProbe in Operations Manager workflows.   Error code Status or Value 100 HTTP_STATUS_CONTINUE 101 HTTP_STATUS_SWITCH_PROTOCOLS 200 HTTP_STATUS_OK 201 HTTP_STATUS_CREATED 202 HTTP_STATUS_ACCEPTED 203 HTTP_STATUS_PARTIAL 204 HTTP_STATUS_NO_CONTENT 205 HTTP_STATUS_RESET_CONTENT 206 HTTP_STATUS_PARTIAL_CONTENT 207 HTTP_STATUS_WEBDAV_MULTI_STATUS 300 HTTP_STATUS_AMBIGUOUS 301 HTTP_STATUS_MOVED 302…


Clustered Column Store: Factors that impact size of a RowGroup

  Clustered Column Store: Factors that impact size of a RowGroup: A clustered column store index stores rows in columnar storage format in group of rows, referred to as rowgroups. There are two types of rowgroups as follows: Delta rowgroup – stores data in traditional row storage format. Compressed rowgroup:  stores rows in columnar storage…


PowerShell Automation from .Net

Even though this blog has numerous PowerShell scripts showing mainly how to use EWS from PowerShell, scripting isn’t actually something my team supports (Exchange scripting support is provided by the Exchange team).  What we do support, though, is automation of PowerShell from .Net. We’ve had a couple of cases on this recently, and it seems that it…


Anatomy of Direct3D 11 Create Device

In answering some questions today, I remembered a topic I had been meaning to post about for some time: the seemingly simple act of creating a Direct3D 11 device. At it’s core, it’s pretty simple, but there’s more to it than it first appears. The standard code for creating a Direct3D 11 device starts out…


Have a mentor, be a mentor

 The word “Mentor” actually comes from Greek literature – it’s a character from “The Odyssey”. He advised Odysseus and Telemachus, and the word seems to derive from a term meaning “intent, purpose, spirit, passion”. We often think of a mentor in the business sense – but some folks I’ve talked with aren’t sure what a…