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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Non-RFC 1918 IP Addresses in Azure Virtual Networks
Learn about the new IP addresses that can be used in Azure virtual networks.
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Windows Phone Resource Error
Troubleshoot "resource in use" error message when copying files from Windows phone.
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Configuration Manager Connection to Intune
Learn some key points for System Center Configuration Manager to Intune connectivity and functionality.
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Azure Cloud Service Virtual IP Address
Check the virtual IP address of your cloud service.
S2S Azure Gateway Performance
Understand the new site-to-site premium gateway in Azure.
Nesting Azure Resource Groups
Learn whether you can nest resource groups in Azure.
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Azure Virtual Network Resource Groups
Find out whether virtual machines can be in a different resource group than the virtual network they are part of.
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Region Boundaries for Azure Resource Groups
Find out whether a region is a boundary for an Azure resource group.
System Center Update Rollup Release Notes
Learn why you always need to RTFM for update rollups.
Versions of ESX Supported by InMage Scout
Learn what ESX versions are support by InMage Scout, used by aspects of Azure Site Recovery (ASR) and migration.
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Use PowerShell to Obtain Azure Storage Account Key
Use a few lines of PowerShell code to store the secure key in a variable for an Azure storage account.
Stop Using Office Upload Center with OneDrive 1
Learn how to stop using Office Upload Center with OneDrive and when it's OK to use.
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Setting Reserved IP Address During Cloud Service Creation
Find out whether you can set a reserved IP address for a cloud service during initial creation.
Winding Down Windows Server 2003 in Your Organization 1
Windows Server 2003 reaches its end of support in July 2015, so if you haven't already started your migration from Server 2003, you better start today.
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Use Reserved IP Address for Cloud Service and VM in Virtual Network
Learn how a cloud service can have a reserved IP address and the virtual machine inside can still be attached to a virtual network.
Master-Level Microsoft Stack Training with John Savill

Get 30 hours of comprehensive training covering the complete Microsoft solution stack. Invest a few hours each week and become the #1 Microsoft expert in your organization.

Past Sessions Available for Instant Access! Access to Recordings through May 20, 2015

Semester 1: October 30th to December 4th
Semester 2: January 22nd to February 19th

John Savill will cover topics including:

* Deploying, Managing, and Maintaining Windows
* Key Features of Active Directory from Windows 2000 to Windows Server 2012
* Key elements of System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2
* Deploying, Migrating to and Managing Hyper-V in Your Organization
* Implementing a Private Cloud
* Using PowerShell to Automate Common Tasks
* PLUS a preview of Windows 10


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