"The Elway Gazette"

Hi Community, here is my compilation of the most interesting technical blog posts written by members of the Microsoft MVP Community. The number of MVPs is growing well, I hope you enjoy their posts. @all MVPs If you'd like me to add your blog posts to my weekly compilation, please send me an email (flo@datacenter-flo.de) or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

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Featured Posts of the Week!

Active Directory from on-premises to the #cloud – #WindowsAzure AD whitepapers by James van den Berg

Unable to retrieve all data needed to run the wizard. Error details: "Cannot retrieve information from server "Node A". Error occurred during enumeration of SMB shares: The WinRM protocol operation failed due to the following error: The WinRM client sent a request to an HTTP server and got a response saying the requested HTTP URL was not available. This is usually returned by a HTTP server that does not support the WS-Management protocol. by Didier van Hoye

CREATING CIM SCRIPTS WITHOUT SCRIPTING by Jeffery Hicks

Strange directories in Exchange 2013 on D-drive by Jaap Wesselius

Azure 

Active Directory from on-premises to the #cloud – #WindowsAzure AD whitepapers by James van den Berg

Windows Azure Pack Troubleshooting Guide in German by Daniel Neumann

WINDOWS AZURE FOR YOUR DATACENTER by Thomas Maurer

Troubleshooting Windows Azure Pack - Re-register a Resource Provider by Kristian Nese

Windows Azure Active Directory & ASP.NET Tooling: Ein Blick hinter die Kulissen in German by Robert Mühsig

Einstieg in SignalR 2.0 & Azure Website Websockets in German by Robert Mühsig

Windows Azure Active Directory – CRUD für Users und Groups in German by Robert Mühsig

Cloud OS Community – Windows Azure Pack 2013 Introduction by Damian Flynn

Techdays Berlin 2013 – Deliver Your Cloud Like a Hoster by Damian Flynn

WINDOWS AZURE PACK UPDATE 1 by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

Umzug auf Windows Azure – VMs, WordPress Migration, DNS Änderungen in German by Robert Mühsig

Exchange

Strange directories in Exchange 2013 on D-drive by Jaap Wesselius

Hyper-V

Unable to retrieve all data needed to run the wizard. Error details: "Cannot retrieve information from server "Node A". Error occurred during enumeration of SMB shares: The WinRM protocol operation failed due to the following error: The WinRM client sent a request to an HTTP server and got a response saying the requested HTTP URL was not available. This is usually returned by a HTTP server that does not support the WS-Management protocol. by Didier van Hoye

#Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tool 4.6 for Windows Server 2012 R2 #WS2012R2 #Hyperv by James van den Berg

KB2925727 – Unknown Device (VMBUS) In Device Manager In Virtual Machine For WS2012 R2 AVMA by Aidan Finn

KB2846340 – Duplicate Friendly Names Of NICs Displayed In Windows by Aidan Finn

Antivirus on a Hyper-V Host: Do You Need It? by Aidan Finn

Force removal of virtual machine from HYPER-V cluster by Susantha Silva

Office 365

Delegate365 version 2 by Toni Pohl

Office 365 Needs to Treat the UX as an API if Our Customizations are to Stay Off the Server by Andrew Connell

PowerShell

Write-Host – The gremlin of PowerShell by Jeff Wouters

Compare installed updates and hotfixes by Jeff Wouters

A PowerShell function to get the installed software by Jeff Wouters

A PowerShell function to compare installed software by Jeff Wouters

YOUR FUTURE IN POWERSHELL by Jeffery Hicks

POWERSHELL ESSENTIALS WEBINAR by Jeffery Hicks

CREATING CIM SCRIPTS WITHOUT SCRIPTING by Jeffery Hicks

FRIDAY FUN: MESSAGEBOX WRITER by Jeffery Hicks

Sharepoint 

InfoPath is dead (soon) by Toni Pohl

System Center Core

UR1 For System Center 2012 R2 Is Available – Be Careful by Aidan Finn

Capacity Planning for Hyper-V Using System Center by Lai Yoong Seng

System Center Configuration Manager

UPDATE: How this Inventory Script makes your ConfigMgr life easier by David O'Brien

System Center Dataprotection Manager

Backup and Recovery : Integration Between SCOM 2012 R2 and SCDPM 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

System Center Operations Manager

System Center 2012 Operations Manager. How to quickly become more efficient by Alessandro Cardoso

System Center Orchestrator

FROM ORCHESTRATOR TO SERVICE MANAGEMENT AUTOMATION: MIGRATION SCENARIOS by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

System Center Service Manager

INSTALLING SYSTEM CENTER SERVICE MANAGEMENT AUTOMATION WORKER ROLE FAILS WITH MSI ERROR 1603 by Stanislav Zhelyazkov

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Monitoring: Integration Between SCVMM 2012 R2 and SCOM 2012 R2 by Lai Yoong Seng

Installation des UR1 für System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager in German by Daniel Neumann

Steps for Updating SCVMM 2012 R2 to Update Rollup 1 by Rob McShinsky

How to update SCVMM 2012 R2 to Update Rollup 1 #SCVMM by James van den Berg

System Center 2012 R2 VMM – KB-Artikel Archiv in German by Daniel Neumann

Windows Server

Desired State Configuration and Local Configuration Manager by Damian Flynn