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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

Two Factor Authentication for Remote Desktop Services

There is a fair amount of information out there about how to accept two factor authentication (2FA) for connecting to Remote Desktop Web Access (RDWA), but this leaves out the truly important connect...

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Web Filtering for DirectAccess users

Many companies rely on web browser content filtering to protect their businesses from malware or other unwanted content from appearing on their computers, and they commonly do so using services such ...

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Microsoft MVP's at Concurrency

Just a few days ago Microsoft notified the recipients of their 2012 Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for "outstanding contributions to the technical community".  I am also very pleased to share...

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Become a UAG 2010 Customization Master!

Nearly a year ago I told you about a new UAG Administrators Handbook which was co-authored by my friend Ben Ari that was being released, and today he's announced another book on UAG called "Mastering...

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Hyper-V NIC TEAMing

I often see questions about how to team network adapters for use with Hyper-V and whether or not it can even be done.  Using a network team gives you the ability to provide additional bandwidth on a ...

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How to Enable Hyper-V on Windows 8 Developer Preview

One of the exciting new features of the Windows 8 Operating System is the fact that Hyper-V will be the Virtualization Platform for both the Server and the Client editions!  So wave goodbye to "Virtu...

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Dual Boot Windows 8 from VHD using Windows Setup

UPDATE: I've added information about the new Consumer Preview build as well as how to Remove the Dual-Boot option when you're done testing it.  This process does work with the Final / RTM of Windows ...

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DHCP Filtering

Windows Server 2008 R2 includes the ability to explicitly Allow or Deny DHCP requests to defined MAC addresses.  This allows you to prevent unknown devices from obtaining DHCP access to the network b...

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Set a Custom Folder Icon

Sometimes I have a lot of folders in a directory and I need a visual clue as to where the important ones are.  Often I rename the folder and prefix it with an underscore so it appears at the top of  ...

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