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Azure Automaion: GIT Version Control Integration

At Tech-Ed 2014, Ryan Andorfer presented a session, and followed up with a series of blog posts on the ‘Building Clouds’ blog detailing how to implement a continous deployment version control solution for SMA leveraging a TFS Repository.

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Starting in Incubation

This morning I am proud and delighted to announce that I am now officially part of the amazing energy of the Lumagate team. I will continue be based in Ireland, but will be working close with the Lumagate team across the Nordics and throughout Europe, exercising my favourite motto – “Making Incredible Technology, Incredibly Simple!”

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Unemployeed after 18 Years

It’s a Monday morning, and I am sitting on the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin with my wife and daughter, on the way home from a lovely vacation.

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Azure Pack: Get the Token?

This post is primarily for personal reference. It is a clone of the code posted on the (Windows Azure Pack Security Troubleshooting)[https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn554315.aspx#C_GetMgmtSvcToken] page.

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AD: GUIDs in Base64

Just a short note this time. As I continue to work on multiple federation partners, and configuration endpoints, I continue to see a mix of formats being transmitted when passing GUID style values.

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Utility: Bing Wallpaper Downloader

One of the more challenging issues with building a big proof of concept environment with lots of different ADFS instances, is to make each distinguishable. The simplest way to accomplish this is to provide a nice graphic, however my artistic abilities leave much to be desired.

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GIT: Register a GitHub Account

DEVOPS is everywhere and as hard as you might try to ignore it, sooner or later you are going to need to embrace at least some of the benefit’s which are offered. In this post we will introduce GIT, GITHUB, and register an account on this free service

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GIT: Register a GitHub Account

GitHub How to register for an account

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GIT: Updating a Forked Repository

While recently working with a community project which is hosted using GIT, due to high frequency of activity in the main repository, I quickly found that I needed to re-sync my fork of the project with the main upstream copy.

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SCCM: Stopping Endpoint Protection

Scenario: A user is experiencing really poor workstation performance, and after some performance monitoring, we determine that the Endpoint Protection engine is trashing the Disk IO and CPU for no apparent reason.

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