Self Signed Certificate Creation

The number of times in the past that I have had to create self signed certificates is far too many to count! There have been various tools to help with it include IIS Server Management and the old standby MAKECERT utility. When I needed to create a couple new certificates for my Azure Drive Encryption…


Microsoft R Server 9.0.1 is Packed with Exciting New Capabilities

Microsoft R Server has just released a feature-packed version 9.0.1. Customers can download from MSDN from this link. Enterprise customers with EA agreement will be able to download from Microsoft Volume Licensing Software Center in January 2017. There are major enhancements and brand new face lifts in some of the capabilities in Microsoft R Server that worth mentioning: -…


デバイスマネージャーの [表示] を [デバイス (接続別)] に切り替える

切り分けのために、接続したデバイスと PC のバスとの間でどんなドライバーが動いているか知りたいと思ったことはありますか?   皆さん、こんにちは。Windows Driver Kit サポートチームの津田です。今回は、そんな皆様に、デバイス マネージャーの [表示] を、デフォルトの [デバイス (種類別)] から [デバイス (接続別)] に切り替え、各デバイス ノードからドライバーを確認できるところをお見せしたいと思います。また、同じドライバー構成をカーネルデバッガーでデバイス ノードをたどって確認する方法もご紹介します。   今回、例として Windows 10 (1607) x86 を使います。   1. [スタート] メニューを右クリックして、[デバイス マネージャー] をクリックして、デバイス マネージャーを起動します。 2. 任意のデバイスをクリックします。今回は例として、[ディスクドライブ] にある [Virtual HD ATA Device] をクリックします。     3. 上図のように、[表示] をクリックすると、[デバイス (種類別)] となっているので、[デバイス (接続別)] をクリックします。     4. 上図の通り、対象デバイスが接続されている場所がツリー状に表示されます。上記の例では、以下のツリーになっています。  …


Data Exploration in XDF Files using ScaleR Functions

In this article, let us see few examples to explore data in XDF Files using ScaleR functions. For all the following examples, we will be using input XDF file AirlineDemoSmall.xdf from the SampleData Directory in Microsoft R Server. 1. Obtain the different types of variables present in the dataset OUTPUT :       2….


How To Obtain The List Of Security Groups (With Its Members) Of A SharePoint Online Site

As a best practice, it is highly recommended but in practice to keep an updated Security Book where all the Groups and User Accounts of a SharePoint Online site are listed can be a challenging task. Many users ask how to obtain such a list when needed. I show here how to obtain an Excel table list of the security…


Best Practices for WordPress Security on Azure

By Mangesh Sangapu  and Yi Wang WordPress Security is often an overlooked feature. Customers are quick to configure their site, but often forget to fine tune the security aspect. Here we have compiled steps that will help make your WordPress site more robust on Azure. More information can also be found at the official WordPress.org site: https://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress…


Public Readiness for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition

Hi all, Please find below all public information related to Dynamics 365 for Operations.  [last update 25/07/2017] Product information Roadmap and Update Policy Service Level Agreement Dynamics 365 Documentations and public Wiki site Product availability white paper, Localization portal and Localization per countries Trust Center for Dynamics 365: compliance, security, Privacy and transparency. Experience Dynamics 365 Preview…


From one tech to another – Step into the playground of fun

  Michael Friedrich Microsoft Cloud Solutions Architect Microsoft Australia Personal Blog   They say the apple never falls far from the tree, which is probably why my nine-year old son Riley is passionate about robotic Lego. I can honestly say he plays with his robotic Lego set every day, and interestingly he doesn’t like to…


CMake support in Visual Studio 2017 – what’s new in the RC.2 update

In case you missed the latest Visual Studio news, there is a new update for Visual Studio 2017 RC available. You can either upgrade your existing installation or, if you’re starting fresh, install it from the Visual Studio 2017 RC download page. This release comes with several enhancements in Visual Studio’s CMake experience that further…


SP2013 – Boost your FileShare incremental crawls

Hi Search Enthusiasts I wanted to touch base on a particular hidden feature our SP2013 crawl is leveraging to improve File Shares incremental crawl performance. Before going into details, as a pre-requisite, you will need to confirm that a parent folder modified date changes if one document within that folder is modified. Some old file systems…

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