New MCSE certifications available

Update 11/18/216: There is a living FAQ from Microsoft Certification Program-Team on their Born To Learn blog.


Hey all,

I just sat outside GWCC to get my mind free after a Microsoft Ignite morning full of networking, hands-on labs and expertise exchange as an email from Microsoft Certification Program team reached me. As of now I’m recognized as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Productivity (Charter) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Charter). But what’s the deal with that?

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Pre-Day impressions from Microsoft Ignite 2016

Hey folks,

today I want to give you some ideas on how it is to be part of it. It is 4:45 AM and as I’ve got nothing else useful to do (yeah, I’m still kind of jetlagged) it might be a good idea to become productive in the early morning. Continue reading “Pre-Day impressions from Microsoft Ignite 2016”

My Microsoft Ignite schedule or how to put too many sessions into too little time

Hey folks,

now it’s only one week left and preparations for Microsoft Ignite are running at full blast. Time for me (and for you) to plan the week in Atlanta and to build a personal Ignite schedule.

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Issues migrating a single tier enterprise CA or Why a CA should not be installed on a DC

I was recently asked to troubleshoot a crashed Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller that was also acting as single tier enterprise CA. Unfortunately, the crashed server’s computer account was already deleted from the domain and a metadata cleanup had been performed.

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