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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

DNS Aliases with HTTP Redirection

I sometimes want an easy way to remember a long URL without relying on bookmarks or saved favorites.  NameCheap.com, my favorite registrar and name service provider, offers something called a “URL Redirect (301)” in their external DNS manager which is a brilliant use of a DNS name that resolves to one of their own web servers that then bounces you to the real URL you’re looking for.  It’s great, but I needed the same thing for Internal DNS…and it turns out this is really easy to do.

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Windows 10 Preview Event Video

I had the chance to do a 6-city tour presenting a Preview of Windows 10 about a month before the official release.  It was one of our best attended events as of late, and many people were asking for ...

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Windows Hello is in 10130

Microsoft just released Windows 10 build 10130 to the Fast ring of Windows Update and they've enabled some of the new biometric and gesture based unlocking features called Windows Hello. If you haven...

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Windows Server 2003 Migration Event Video

With the impending end of support for Windows Server 2003 less than a year away, we hosted several events to help start the planning process to migrate away from the platform that many of us have ben...

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Web Application Proxy fails with Error Code 0x8007520C

I recently needed to move my lab environment to a new location, which meant a slightly extended downtime (I’m pretty busy) and a new set of public IP’s. I’m uncertain if it’s related, but one side ef...

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Hotlist of Sessions at TechEd 2014

I had the great fortune to attend TechEd in Texas last week and was able to witness about two dozen sessions over the course of 5 days (including the all-day preconference session).  What a great eve...

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Office 2013 KMS Error has occurred, STATUS_SUCCESS

I installed the Office 2013 KMS Host License Pack on a 2012 R2 KMS server so we could automatically activate Volume License editions of Office in an RDS deployment when the last step of the wizard ha...

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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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