Microsoft Makes a Change: Enterprise Mobility Suite to become Enterprise Mobility + Security

Enterprise Mobility Suite to become Enterprise Mobility + Security: This name change doesn’t impact existing EMS customers. A new, expanded plan will be generally available later in 2016 and will be known as Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 and the existing Enterprise Mobility Suite becomes Enterprise Mobility + Security E3. Changes in more details: Azure […]

Products Reaching End of Support in the First Half of 2016

According to Microsoft Support Lifecycle the following products are moving to end of support in April 12, 2016: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Microsoft Customer Care Framework Microsoft Customer Care Framework 2005 Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition Microsoft SQL […]

Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 2 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

Microsoft released on 11/10/2015 Cumulative Update 2 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 2 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 and solve some issues related to: – Administrator Console – Configuration Manager client – Site systems – Operating system deployment – Software distribution and content management – Microsoft Intune […]

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Released

Microsoft recently released Update Rollup 8 for the following System Center 2012 R2 Components: Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 App Controller Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual […]

Important note about deployment of Exchange 2013 on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Based on virtualization requirements for Exchange 2013 on Microsoft TechNet which was update in May 2015, deployment on Microsoft Azure virtual machines is supported if all storage volumes used for Exchange databases and database transaction logs (including transport databases) are configured for Azure Premium Storage. Exchange 2013 Iaas is supported if all supportability requirements are […]

SCVMM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6 is available

Update Rollup 6 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager is now available, some issues are fixed and some features are added to VMM: New Features: Add Azure Subscription feature and perform some very basic actions on Azure instances. Improved E2A ASR protection scenario. Option to use Generation 2 VMs in Services and VMRoles. […]

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Cumulative Update 4 released

Recently Microsoft released Cumulative Update 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager to solve issues related to: – Client – Software distribution and application management – Network Access Protection – Operating System Deployment – Administrator Console – Site servers and site systems – Mobile devices – Migration – Reporting – Software updates additionally CU4 […]

How to install SQL Server Reporting Service (SSRS) to an existing SQL clustered instance

SYMPTOMS We all know that SQL Server Reporting Service SSRS is not a cluster aware service, so if we tried to install it on an existing SQL cluster instance we may face the following error during installation: EXISTING CLUSTERD OR CLUSTER-PREPARED INSTANCE: RULES “EXISTING CLUSTERD OR CLUSTER-PREPARED INSTANCE” FAILED. THE INSTANCE SELECTED FOR INSTALLATION IS […]