Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #12

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 ( or reach out to me via Twitter (@FloKlaffenbach). Thanks!

Featured Posts of the Week!

Monitor Web Site Health From Around The World Using System Center 2012 SP1 by Aidan Finn

Configuring anti-affinity for Hyper-V virtual machines by Ravikanth Chaganti

How to build a iSCSI Target Cluster on Windows Server 2012 by Thomas Maurer

The Zombie ISV® by Didier van Hoye <- You definitively have to reas this! 


Windows Server Core

Windows Server 2012 NIC Teaming Part 6 – NIC Teaming In The Virtual Machine by Aidan Finn

Windows Server 2012 NIC Teaming Part 6 – Support Policies by Aidan Finn

The Big Changes In WS2012 Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) by Aidan Finn

How to: Import Export (Setup) Windows Server 2012 configuration windows features by Robert Smit

#Debug #Eventlog #WS2012 Hard ? now way Use the hidden options. Windows 2012 Tips by Robert Smit

How to build a iSCSI Target Cluster on Windows Server 2012 by Thomas Maurer

Windows Server 2012: what’s new in Failover Cluster Services (MSCS) by Marcelo Sinic

Lync Server

Himmlische IT Podcast Folge 24: Lync Online in German by Kerstin Rachfahl


KB2754704 – DSM Notifies MPIO On W2008 And W2008 R2 That A Path Is Back Online by Aidan Finn

KB2710870–No DHCPv4 Address After Restarting Hyper-V VM with Vista, Win7, W2008 or W2008 R2 by Aidan Finn

KB2799728–VM Enters Paused State Or CSV Goes Offline When Backup WS2012 Hyper-V Cluster by Aidan Finn

Memory Leak Issues Being Reported With KB2799728 by Aidan Finn

KB2779768–Experiencing Issues When Using NLB In VMs On WS2012 NIC Teaming by Aidan Finn

W2K12 Hotfix related to Host Level Backup of VMs by Hans Vredevoort

Hyper-V Replica Broker: Cluster network name resource failed to create its associated computer object in domain by Kristian Nese

Configuring anti-affinity for Hyper-V virtual machines by Ravikanth Chaganti

System Center Core

Upgrading System Center 2012 RTM/SP1 RC to SP1 RTM-Part 1 (SCCM, SCOM, Orchestrator) by Marcelo Sinic

Upgrading System Center 2012 RTM/SP1 RC to SP1 RTM-Part 2 (SCVMM, SCDPM, SCSM and App) by Marcelo Sinic

System Center Operations Manager 

Monitor Web Site Health From Around The World Using System Center 2012 SP1 by Aidan Finn

System Center Global Service Monitor Availability by Aidan Finn

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

How to Export VMDK from VMware Vcenter and V2V using VMM? by Lai Yoong Seng

Manage Self Service (Multiple) Private #Cloud with Tenants for in your datacenter with #SCVMM Part 1 of 2 by James van den Berg


Developing Multi-tenant Applications for the #Cloud, 3rd Edition – Book Download #WindowsAzure by James van den Berg


The Exchange 2013 alphabet: ActiveSync by Johan Veldhuis

Group Policy

User Shell Folders: Umgebungsvariablen umbauen mittels Group Policy Preferences in German by Matthias Wolf


PowerShell function to check for a loaded module by Jeff Wouters (no MVP)

It is called Member Enumeration and not Implicit Foreach by Jeff Wouters (no MVP)

PSSnapin – Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies by Jeff Wouters (no MVP)

PowerShell Graphing with Out-Gridview by Jeffery Hicks

Rename Hashtable Key by Jeffery Hicks

Silly Saturday PowerShell Palindromes by Jeffery Hicks

PoshUtils: Export Visio pages in PowerShell by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip List all WMI event classes by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Check if the path is relative or absolute by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Get the count of items in an enumeration by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Get a random item from an enumeration by Ravikanth Chaganti

Windows PowerShell – 2013 Technology of the Year Award winner by 

SQL Server

How to: Create a New #SQL 2012 SP1 Server Failover Cluster (Setup) multiple instances on windows 2012 Quick Guide by Robert Smit


vKernel Adds Tools to Free vOPS Server Explorer 6.3 by Didier van Hoye


The Zombie ISV® by Didier van Hoye

Videointerview mit Stefan Köll (MVP CDM) zu System Center 2012 in German by Carsten Rachfahl

Other MVPs I follow

James van den Berg – MVP for SCCDM System Center Cloud and DataCenter Management
Kristian Nese – MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management
Ravikanth Chaganti – MVP for PowerShell
Jan Egil Ring – MVP for PowerShell
Jeffery Hicks – MVP for PowerShell
Keith Hill – MVP for PowerShell
David Moravec – MVP for PowerShell
Aleksandar Nikolic – MVP for PowerShell
 – MVP for PowerShell
Adam Driscoll – MVP for PowerShell
Marcelo Vighi – MVP for Exchange
Johan Veldhuis – MVP for Exchange
Lai Yoong Seng – MVP for Virtual Machine
Rob McShinsky – MVP for Virtual Machine
Hans Vredevoort – MVP for Virtual Machine
Leandro Carvalho – MVP for Virtual Machine
Didier van Hoye – MVP for Virtual Machine
Romeo Mlinar – MVP for Virtual Machine
Aidan Finn – MVP for Virtual Machine
Carsten Rachfahl – MVP for Virtual Machine
Thomas Maurer – MVP for Virtual Machine
Alessandro Cardoso – MVP for Virtual Machine
Robert Smit – MVP for Cluster
Marcelo Sinic – MVP Windows Expert-IT Pro
Ulf B. Simon-Weidner – MVP for Windows Server – Directory Services
Meinolf Weber – MVP for Windows Server – Directory Services
Nils Kaczenski – MVP for Windows Server – Directory Services
Kerstin Rachfahl – MVP for Office 365
Matthias Wolf – MVP Group Policy

No MVP but he should be one

Jeff Wouters – PowerShell

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