My Road to Certification on Born2Learn

Some weeks ago I was interviewed from Veronica Sopher (Social Media and Community Manager) for Born To Learn at Microsoft.

She asked me how how I started my road to certification and what tips I have for others who want to become certified professionals.

You can read the complete interview here and don’t miss the other interviews with Rasmus HaslundMatt Griffin and Guido van Brakel

Born To Learn

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #17

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!

Webinars – Windows Server 2012 by Kristian Nese

Let’s cleanup the mess caused by iOS by Johan Veldhuis

Linux Support on System Center 2012 SP1 by Alessandro Cardoso

Updated: Hyper-V 3.0 Supported Guest OSes and max vCPUs by Steve Jain

Azure

Exchange

Let’s cleanup the mess caused by iOS by Johan Veldhuis

Events

Webinars – Windows Server 2012 by Kristian Nese

Group Policy

Hyper-V

Updated: Hyper-V 3.0 Supported Guest OSes and max vCPUs by Steve Jain

Troubleshooting Windows 8 and Hyper-V/Windows Phone 8 Emulator by Steve Jain

Error Could not update managed code add-in pipeline in VMM 2012 SP1 by Lai Yoong Seng

Lync Server

Office 

Outlook: Schulferien-Termine importieren in German by Nils Kaczenski

Office 365

 

PowerShell

#PSTip Handling negative TimeSpan objects by 

PowerShell Morning Report with Credentials by Jeffery Hicks

Sharepoint  

System Center Core

Linux Support on System Center 2012 SP1 by Alessandro Cardoso

System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor

System Center Configuration Manager

System Center Dataprotection Manager

System Center Operations Manager

System Center Orchestrator

System Center Service Manager

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

 

 SQL Server

Windows Client

#Windows 8 UI Discovery Mini-Poster by Robert Smit

Windows Server Core

How to Configuring and Installing High Availability of #DHCP using Windows Server 2012 #ws2012 by Robert Smit

#PSTip Adding Firewall rules in Windows 8 and Server 2012 by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Get Windows Firewall rule status in Windows 8 and Server 2012 by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Enabling remote desktop access firewall rules in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 by Ravikanth Chaganti

Tools

 

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
Steve Jain – 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
Robert Mühsig – MVP ASP.NET/IIS

No MVP but he should be one

Jeff Wouters – PowerShell

How to enable SR-IOV for Hyper-V on a Dell PowerEdge-C C1100/C2100

If you need more information about SR-IOV, please visit the Blog of my friend Didier van Hoye (WorkingHardInIT).

http://workinghardinit.wordpress.com/2012/02/22/windows-8-introduces-sr-iov-to-hyper-v/

First reboot the server and press “F2” to enter the “System Setup”

BIOS C1100/C2100

BIOS C1100/C2100

In BIOS Main Menu please click on “Advanced”

BIOS Menu

BIOS Menu

 

Now click on “PCI configuration”

PCI Configuration C1100/C2100

PCI Configuration C1100/C2100

 

In the “PCI Configuration” Menu change “SR-IOV Supported” to “enabled”:

Enable SR-IOV on C1100/C2100

Enable SR-IOV on C1100/C2100

 

Now press “ESC” on your keyboard to leave the menu.

Back in the “Advanced Menu” click on “Exit” in the top right corner.

Menubar Exit

Menubar Exit

 

In the next menu please save the settings and restart the server. After the restart the changes will take effect.

Exit Menu save the Settings

Exit Menu save the Settings

 

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #16

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!

To all MVP! Have a nice week in Redmond at the MVP Global Summit! 

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Featured Posts of the Week!

PowerShell meets WSUS by Jeff Wouters

Videocast WS2012 Failovercluster mit SMB Storage in German by Carsten Rachfahl

Basic Hyper-V Networking in System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager by Thomas Maurer

Using System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager Logical Switch with Hyper-V by Thomas Maurer

Azure

Exchange

Let the rollups role by Johan Veldhuis

Exchange Server 2010 SP3 ist da – Migration auf 2013 dauert noch in German by Nils Kaczenski

Events

Evaluate System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Server 2012; And Maybe Win A Book! by Aidan Finn

Microsoft Virtualisierungs Podcast Folge 27: SMB 3.0 Teil 2 in German by Carsten Rachfahl

Group Policy

Hyper-V

Updated Poster:- Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V by Lai Yoong Seng

Lync Server

Office 

Outlook 2010: Feiertage für 2013 hinzufügen in German by Nils Kaczenski

Office 365

 

PowerShell

#PSTip Get-Credential at the command line by 

PowerCLI 5.1 Release 2 is released by 

#PSTip Prompt until satisfied by 

#PSTip Quickly load Microsoft KB articles by 

PowerShell Script to Populate a vWorkspace Farm by Adam Driscoll

Set GPO Status with PowerShell by Jeffery Hicks

#PSTip Streaming results from background jobs in PowerShell 3.0 by Ravikanth Chaganti

Sharepoint  

System Center Core

System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor

System Center Configuration Manager

System Center Dataprotection Manager

System Center Operations Manager

System Center Orchestrator

System Center Service Manager

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Basic Hyper-V Networking in System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager by Thomas Maurer

Using System Center 2012 SP1 – Virtual Machine Manager Logical Switch with Hyper-V by Thomas Maurer

 SQL Server

Windows Client

Windows Server Core

Videocast rund um Hyper-V auf SMB in German by Carsten Rachfahl

Videocast WS2012 Failovercluster mit SMB Storage in German by Carsten Rachfahl

PowerShell meets WSUS by Jeff Wouters

#PSTip Validating Active Directory user credentials by 

Tools

Microsoft Message Analyzer by Robert Smit

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
Steve Jain – 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
Robert Mühsig – MVP ASP.NET/IIS

No MVP but he should be one

Jeff Wouters – PowerShell

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Best Posts of the Week around Windows Server, Exchange, SystemCenter and more – #15

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!

The Exchange 2013 alphabet: Client Access Server by Johan Veldhuis

Understanding Virtual Machine Priority and Preemption Behavior by Didier van Hoye

E2EVC Presentation – WS2012 Hyper-V Versus VMware vSphere 5.1 Deathmatch by Aidan Finn

Removing a non-existent VMM Library Server by Hans Vredevoort

Azure

Exchange

The Exchange 2013 alphabet: Client Access Server by Johan Veldhuis

Events

System Center User Group #SCUG meeting on March 5, 2013 #sysctr #WindowsAzure #Cloud by James van den Berg

My TechDays 2013 Agenda Recommendations by Didier van Hoye

Group Policy

Hyper-V

Automatically backup Hyper-V VMs using PowerShell by Adam Driscoll

E2EVC Presentation – WS2012 Hyper-V Versus VMware vSphere 5.1 Deathmatch by Aidan Finn

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cluster With NIC Teaming #WS2012 #vswitch by Robert Smit

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster and Companion References #Hyperv by James van den Berg

Understanding Virtual Machine Priority and Preemption Behavior by Didier van Hoye

Lync Server

Office 

 

Office 365

Neue Suiten und neue Sever bei Office 365 in German by Kerstin Rachfahl

PowerShell

Find Files with WMI and PowerShell Revisited by Jeffery Hicks

Find Files with PowerShell 3.0 by Jeffery Hicks

Friday Fun A Graphical PowerShell History Picker by Jeffery Hicks

#PSTip Argument disambiguation in PowerShell 3.0 by 

#PSTip Index into scalar in PowerShell 3.0 by 

#PSTip Validate if proxy credentials are required by Ravikanth Chaganti

#PSTip Using CIM cmdlets to find the user group membership by Ravikanth Chaganti

PowerShell SnapIns vs. Modules in German by Robert Mühsig

Sharepoint

Windows PowerShell for SharePoint 2013 – A learning roadmap by Ravikanth Chaganti

System Center Core

System Center App Controller

System Center Avisor

System Center Configuration Manager

#Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager 2.0 #sysctr by James van den Berg

System Center Dataprotection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager CSV Serialization Tool by Aidan Finn

System Center Operations Manager

 

System Center Orchestrator

System Center Service Manager

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Server App-V Remote Application Packager available by Thomas Maurer

Removing a non-existent VMM Library Server by Hans Vredevoort

Mapping The Virtual Networking In System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager by Aidan Finn

Knowledge Base Articles for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Service Pack 1 by Aidan Finn

Configure NIC teaming and QoS with VMM 2012 SP1 by Kristian Nese

 SQL Server

Windows Client

Why does Windows 8 Hyper-V require SLAT? by Steve Jain

Windows Server Core

Team in windows 2012 do’s and don’ts by Robert Smit

Videointerview mit Oliver Sommer zu Hyper-V im SMB in German by Carsten Rachfahl

PowerShell: Leere Benutzer- und Computerkonfigurationen in GPOs deaktivieren in German by Nils Kaczenski

Tools

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
Steve Jain – 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
Robert Mühsig – MVP ASP.NET/IIS

No MVP but he should be one

Jeff Wouters – PowerShell