John Savill


John Savill is a Windows technical specialist, an 11-time MVP, and an MCSE for Private Cloud and Server Infrastructure 2012. He's also ITIL certified and a CISSP. John is the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro, as well as the author of Microsoft Virtualization Secrets (Wiley) and Mastering Hyper-V 2012 R2 with System Center and Azure (Wiley). John's blog is available at

Running VMware VMs in Azure
Find out about running your VMware VMs in Azure.
Recreated Azure Gateway not Connecting
Fix a gateway that is no longer connecting to Azure.
Reload a PowerShell module
Learn how to force a PowerShell module to reload.
How to Centrally Manage PowerShell DSC
Learn how to centralize DSC management and reporting.
Check DSC Execution Status in Azure VMs
Learn how to check DSC configuration in an Azure VM.
In-place Upgrade to Windows 10 3
Find out the paths for Windows 10 upgrade.
Map a Network Drive Using PowerShell
Map a network drive with PowerShell.
Understand Azure Guest OS Families
Learn about Azure Guest OS Families.
Common Criteria Certification for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
Understand Common Criteria certification for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
Support Tools for Windows 10 2
Find the support tools for Windows 10.
Disabling Windows Connected Standby
Learn how to disable Connected Standby--and why you likely shouldn't.
Highly Available Direct-Attached Storage Options in Windows Server 2012 R2 2
Understand options in Windows Server 2012 R2 for resilient direct-attached storage and how this will change in the future.
ReFS and Multi-disk Resiliency Failure
Learn how to enable multi-disk resiliency.
Performing Concurrent Actions on a Cloud Service
Understand why only one major action can be performed concurrently on an Azure cloud service.
Create a Scheduled Task Using PowerShell
Create a scheduled task using PowerShell.

Windows Forums

The Windows IT Pro forums are moving to! Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×