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Shannon Fritz

Shannon Fritz

Infrastructure Architect and Server Team Lead at Concurrency. Shannon is an MVP in Forefront and Enterprise Security, MCSE in Private Cloud and MCSA Windows Server 2012. He's also a self-professed media junkie. Just ask him about MediaCenter!
Contributions by Shannon Fritz

Windows 8.1 Update Released, Subtle but Significant

At //build/ 2014 Microsoft announced the release of the anticipated "Windows 8.1 Update" - its official name. It'll be available to the public as part of the next wave of Windows Updates released on ...

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IE11 Browser not supported on RDWeb 2008 R2

If you're still using RDS on Server 2008 R2, you might have noticed that Windows 8 users are unable to load the list of RemoteApps and Desktops when using Internet Explorer 11, which tells them "Brow...

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Create an Azure VM with a Static IP

Since the release of Azure IaaS we’ve been unable to use Static IP addresses on Virtual Machines.  This is no longer the case!  A new PowerShell cmdlet named Set-AzureStaticVNetIP let’s you assign an...

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Work Folders on a File Server Cluster

By now you might have heard about Work Folders, a new File Sync engine that is built into the Windows Server 2012 R2 File Server role.  It allows you to synchronize files located on a File Server to ...

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The Revocation Server was Offline

I was working on some stuff in my lab today and had problems getting Hyper-V Replica to work. It was complaining something about it not being able to verify the certificate because the “The revocatio...

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DirectAccess Troubleshooting tool

When having a problem getting a DirectAccess client to connect, historically we've had two things to depend on: The Connectivity Assistant Logs Our own wits! Of course there is also a slew of blogs...

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DirectAccess Best Practices book by Jordan Krause

Earlier this year I told you about Ben Ari's tell-all book about the new Unified Remote Access role in Windows Server 2012 which has  large focus on DirectAccess as well as VPN, NAP, and more.  This ...

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DirectAccess RPC Failed when Applying Settings

When configuring Windows Server 2012 Remote Access as a DirectAccess server with Mark Litscher, I ran into one of those vague RPC error messages that we all know and love.  After running through the ...

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How to deliver RemoteApps from Windows Server 2012 RDS

Once you have set up your Remote Desktop Services environment and published some RemoteApps you might be wondering, How do I actually deliver these remote applications to my end users?  Windows Serve...

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