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

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Find Latest Version of Image in Azure
Get the newest version of an Azure image with a few lines of PowerShell.
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Scan QR Code with Windows Phone
Learn about scanning QR codes with a Windows Phone.
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QR Code Creation
Learn how to easily create QR codes.
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Execute WQL with PowerShell
Use PowerShell to run WQL.
Set the Certificate for Work Folders
Set the certificate used by Windows Server 2012 R2's Work Folders.
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Use PowerShell to Obtain User's Email Attribute
User PowerShell to easily obtain a user's email attribute from Active Directory.
Clean Up Exported Orchestrator Runbook
Sanitize an exported System Center Orchestrator runbook.
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Create Remote PowerShell Session As Different User
Create a remote session of PowerShell as a different user.
Windows Azure
Associate an Organizational Azure Active Directory with a Windows Azure Subscription
Find out how to link an organizational Azure Active Directory with your Windows Azure subscription.
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Windows Azure Pack VMware Deployment
Find out how to use VMware with Windows Azure Pack.
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VM Template vs. Gallery Resource in Windows Azure Pack
Understand the difference between using a System Center Virtual Machine Manager virtual machine template and a gallery resource.
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Enable AD FS with Windows Azure Pack
Leverage Active Directory Federation Services for authentication with Windows Azure Pack.
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Configure Remote Desktop Web Access to Use a Remote Desktop Gateway Server
Use Remote Desktop Gateway with the "Connect to a PC" option in Remote Desktop Web Access.
Install Orchestrator SMA
Install and use System Center Orchestrator Service Management Automation (SMA).
Configure Time Sync on Virtualized FSMO PDC
Set up your Hyper-V virtualized FSMO PDC for time synchronization.
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