FSLogix 2201 release is generally available

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FSLogix 2201 release is generally available Following the public preview release, the FSLogix 2201 release is now generally available for all Microsoft customers. As part of the GA release, Microsoft provides a new build that you can download here:https://aka.ms/fslogix/download. Bug fixes The following items have been fixed in this release. Fixed issue where the FSLogix … Read more

Microsoft Certified Trainer MCT

MCT Microsoft Certified Trainer

Original post URL: https://stefanos.cloud/blog/microsoft-certified-trainer-mct/ Introduction Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) are the premier technical and instructional experts in Microsoft technologies. An overview of the MCT program is provided at: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/mct-certification. Requirements for MCT initial registration and renewal The MCT program is for educators around the world who actively deliver training on Microsoft technologies. You need to … Read more

Comparison of DaaS and VDI services

Azure Virtual Desktop

Desktop As A Service (DaaS) is a broad term which covers remote computing services running in a cloud (private, public or hybrid). In the framework of DaaS services, end-users can utilize virtual apps and virtual desktops running on a cloud infrastructure. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a very similar concept in which virtual desktop services … Read more

FsLogix 2201 Public Preview release

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The FsLogix 2201 Public Preview release is now available for download from Microsoft. The change log is as follows: Fixed issue where the FSLogix Profile Service would crash if it was unable to communicate with the FSLogix Cloud Cache Service. The OfficeFileCache folder located at %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\16.0\OfficeFileCache is now machine specific and encrypted so we now … Read more

Solution assessment as a Microsoft service

Solution assessment as a Microsoft service

Introduction There is an increasing number of customers around the globe in need of migrating to the Cloud. Implenting a migration project can be challenging and planning/designing the proper migration approach is of paramount importance. Microsoft can offer free solution assessment consulting services to its partner organizations implementing a migration project. Solution assessment as a … Read more

The Microsoft virtual datacenter experience

Microsoft Virtual Datacenter Experience

The Microsoft virtual datacenter experience According to Microsoft, “the cloud is a globally interconnected network of millions of computers in datacenters around the world that work together to store and manage data, run applications and deliver content and services.” Microsoft have created a virtual demonstration and training experience which immerses the public audience into the … Read more

The Microsoft Cloud Society

Microsoft Cloud Society is an online community featuring Cloud computing courses, learning challenges, Microsoft Cloud learning events and a group of Cloud-skilled professionals, among other things. If you are interested in participating in the community, you will first have to register with Microsoft Cloud Society using your Microsoft (MSA) Account. By joining the Microsoft Cloud … Read more

Free Microsoft certification exam voucher at Ignite 2021

Microsoft certification exam voucher at Ignite 2021 Microsoft Ignite 2021 is starting soon in early November 2021. Among other things you can register for the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Challenge and upon completion of the challenge you will be eligible to receive a free Microsoft certification exam voucher. Follow the instructions below to receiver your certification … Read more

Microsoft Azure free training resources

Microsoft Azure free training resources This article provides a compilation of Microsoft Azure free training and informational resources: Azure courses in MS Learn: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/azure/. Microsoft Azure Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure/ct-p/Azure. Inside Azure for IT. This section includes latest best practices, technical training, and insider information: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/what-is-azure/iaas/it-resources/. Azure enablement on Channel 9: https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Azure-Enablement. Azure status page: https://status.azure.com/en-us/status. … Read more

Microsoft 365 troubleshooting tools

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When providing technical support to your end users in a Microsoft 365 infrastructure, it is good to have in mind the following list of useful Microsoft 365 troubleshooting tools: Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365: https://diagnostics.outlook.com/#/ Office 365 user profile and device license allocation: https://office.com Outlook Web App: https://outlook.office.com Office 365 administration portal … Read more

Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

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The acquisition of CloudKnox further enables Microsoft Azure Active Directory customers with granular visibility, continuous monitoring and automated remediation for hybrid and multi-cloud permissions. Microsoft is committed to providing their customers with unified privileged access management, identity governance and entitlement management including: Automated and simplified access policy enforcement in one integrated multi-cloud platform for all … Read more

Microsoft FsLogix new version announced

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Microsoft FsLogix new version Microsoft has recently announced a new stable version (General Availability – GA release) of the FsLogix profile container solution. The new Fslogix version release number is FSLogix 2105 (2.9.7838.44263). This release can be installed over any previous version of FSLogix. You can download the new Fslogix release from the following location: … Read more

Microsoft innovative data center cooling

Microsoft innovative datacenter cooling

Emails and other communications sent between Microsoft employees are literally making liquid boil inside a steel holding tank packed with computer servers at this datacenter on the eastern bank of the Columbia River. Unlike water, the fluid inside the couch-shaped tank is harmless to electronic equipment and engineered to boil at 122 degrees Fahrenheit, 90 … Read more

Upgrade to Windows 11

Windows 11

Introduction Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC. Windows 11 offers new productivity features and functionality designed to … Read more

Microsoft Exchange Server critical patches

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft announcement Microsoft has recently identified zero-day exploits and vulnerabilities in all active Exchange Server on-premise released and has announced (March 2021) that a series of critical patches have been released for all Exchange Server on-premise versions (2013, 2016, 2019) which mitigate the vulnerabilities. Exchange Server Online is not affected. To urgently patch the Exchange … Read more