SharePoint 2016 August 2018 CU

SharePoint Server 2016 and the next cumulative update is available. We may call it public update in the future, in short PU. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with November 2016 CU and Feature Pack 2 which was released with September 2017 CU. KB 4032256 Language independent versionhttps://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4032256 Download it from:…


SharePoint 2013 August 2018 CU

Our SharePoint product group released the next monthly cumulative updates. How patching works for SharePoint 2013? Read more in the post from my colleague Stefan. Since April 2015: You need to have SP1 installed! In case you have installed a SP1 slipstream version, please read the article from my colleague Stefan!!! Search enabled Farm, please…


SharePoint 2010 and August 2018 CU

Our next cumulative update packages are available. For SharePoint we are still suggesting to install a Full-Server package and that looks as follows. New since November 2014: From now the prerequisites has been changed, you need to have Service Pack 2 installed before upgrading to the next CU. That means as well that the Service…


Meetup recap: IT governance for cloud – gov best practices

IT governance is top of mind for many CIOs and the lack thereof is slowing down digital transformation. Watch the latest Azure Gov DC Meetup, IT Governance for Cloud – Gov Best Practices, for insights and strategies needed for an effective cloud migration. Highlights include: Former White House CIO, Karen Britton, discussing the importance of…


Friday Five: Azure Firewall, PASS Summit, And More

What Microsoft Surface Peripherals Do I Use  Thomas Maurer works as a Solutions Architect and Technology Lead (Member of the Executive Team) at itnetX AG, a consulting and engineering company located in Switzerland. Thomas helps companies to transform their business to the Cloud. Thomas is focused on Microsoft Technologies, especially Microsoft Cloud Platform based on…


RDP not working for my cloud service

Today I am going to discuss one of the most common scenario faced by the Azure customers who are using classic cloud service resource – RDP not working throwing the below error !!     Sometimes you will not be able to download the RDP file itself and will get this error – “Failed to…


Using PerfView (ETW) in Windows (Docker) Conainers

Virtual machines have been around on Windows for many years now, and for the most part you treat the exactly as if it was a physical machine.  In particular with respect to a tool like PerfView, we expect it to ‘just work’ and I don’t have to say anything special.  (Actually there is one things…


VS 2017 (15.8 update)

The Visual Studio 2017 (15.8 update) is now available for download, and you should see the ‘new update available’ notification in the coming weeks–you can also get the update now by downloading the ‘free trial’ version of the installer which will let you update your system. The latest VS 2017 Redistribution packages are available (x86,…