Everything Azure

A blog by John West of Microsoft

Technical Documentation for Azure Pack

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40792… Read more

Link to Hyper-v R2 Posters

Helps with getting descriptions of services and new features. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=40732    … Read more

Service Manager Install

As I configure my exploration with system center, I wanted to share that Service Manager takes quite a few steps to prepare for     http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh519623.aspx… Read more


Make sure you click the interface refresh after you have updated server access. While the task runs, you wont see the results until you hit the server managers interface refresh… Read more

IPAM introduction

I started working with the IPAM component of R2 and found this guide helpful. Also, as a note, leveraging GPO for enablement is the way to go, but what’s not clear in any of the documentation I have seen is knowing that after you do a server detect, its important to first take any of… Read more