Azure VPN behind NAT on the cheap

I have been working on Azure Infrastructure Services since it was in preview release. One of the requirements I was working with was hybrid scenario where VPN between on-premises servers […]

How to load balance Office Web Apps Server 2013 farm

In my previous post, I showed how to create an Office Web Apps Server 2013 farm. Since I can’t leave you hanging, I am going to show you the next […]

How to setup Office Web Apps Server 2013 farm

If you are deploying Lync Server 2013 and want to present Powerpoint presentations in Web Conferencing, Office Web Apps Server is a requirement. Most references I found talks about deploying […]

SQL Server 2012 install error enabling Windows Feature NetFx3

While creating one of many Lync scenario labs, I chose to install SQL Server 2012 instead of my usual install of SQL 2008 on Windows Server 2012. Going about my […]

What’s new in LoadMaster release 7.0-4

LoadMaster firmware 7.0-4 just became generally available from KEMP Technologies. For those who aren’t aware, LoadMaster is load balancing and application delivery controller product from KEMP Technologies. I in particular […]

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 experience

Since I am working on in-house Microsoft Lync evaluation project, we decided to give all mobile clients a try. It included trying Android client on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. […]

Installing WordPress on Windows Server 2012

Note: Article updated to reflect changes as of February 2016 Installing WordPress on Windows Servers have been a challenge for me in the past. Mostly because of my ignorance to […]

Understanding Push Notifications for Lync 2013 Mobility

With release of Lync 2013, Cummulative Update in February 2013, Microsoft enabled Lync 2013 deployments to serve mobile users. Release of mobile clients for Windows Phone 8, Apple iPhone/iPad and […]

Cloud storage for consumers – Is yours a backup or a replica?

As I was going along my day, a tweet from one of my friends popped up on twitter. He has just lost a very important 23 page document to SkyDrive […]

Error: 0x800f0906 Adding GUI features on Windows Server 2012 Core

I have always preferred to have least amount of overhead possible when running Server workloads. For the same reason my Hyper-V lab infrastructure is configured to run Windows Server 2012 […]