Archive for November, 2015

Microsoft: Updates on Retiring Microsoft Exams and Certification

SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 Hybrid Scenarios

ADFS: Script to update the Service-Communications SSL certificate

Beginning Use of PowerShell Runspaces

Announcing Cumulative Update 10 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Determining the version of SQL Server installed components by PowerShell

OneDrive for Business | Next Generation Sync Client (NGSC)

Introducing the PowerShell Excel Module

Power BI Weekly Service Update

How to convert Windows 10 Pro to Windows 10 Enterprise using ICD

Monitoring what matters – Windows Event Forwarding for everyone

Windows 10: current cumulative update

SQL Server 2012 SP3 is now available

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 release information:

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 service packs are cumulative updates. SQL Server 2012 SP3 upgrades all editions and service levels of SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2012 SP3.

Find Expiring Certificates by Using PowerShell

Get-ChildItem Cert:\LocalMachine\My\ -ExpiringInDays 30 |

Select-Object Thumbprint, Subject, NotAfter

Get Wireless Network SSID and Password with PowerShell

Introducing Intune support for Mac OS X management

Azure PowerShell 1.0 released

Search the enterprise from Windows 7 (SharePoint Server 2010)

Federated Search

Windows 7 and later support the connection of external sources through OpenSearch, which essentially is a Web Service that receives search queries by the client and returns results in either RSS or Atom XML format. This allows users to search remote data and view search results within Windows Explorer.

SharePoint 2013 Search Center – Windows 8:

SharePoint 2013: Search Connectors for Windows 7:

Search the enterprise from Windows 7 (SharePoint Server 2010):

SharePoint Tip: Searching SharePoint From Windows 7:


Creating an OpenSearch Description File in Windows Federated Search (.osdx):

Federated Search in Windows:

Windows 7 Search Federation Providers:

Adding Custom Search Providers to Windows 7 plus Advanced Search Tricks

Pin Libraries or Search Connectors to Search Again & Start Menu:

Federated Search Connectors for Enterprise Search:

Microsoft Surface Book review

Surface Book: Hands-on and setup of Microsoft’s new Surface Dock accessory