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

Can I set a specific NIC to be used for Hyper-V Replica traffic?
Find out if traffic can be assigned to a certain NIC for Hyper-V Replica.
Can I VPN to Azure using the Point-to-Site from a non-Windows machine?
Find the options for P2S to Azure from non-Windows.
Upgrade DirSync to Azure AD Connect with ease
Easily upgrade DirSync instance to Azure AD Connect.
Don't worry about data being locked in Azure!
Azure makes it easy to get data/VMs into and out of its service which means don't worry about being locked in to a service.
Understand Automatic Updates for OS Settings in Azure
Understand what Automatic Updates does under OS Settings in an Azure VM.
Increased network traffic between the nodes in a Shared VHDX and Hyper-V Cluster
Understand how Shared VHDX I/O flows within a cluster.
Why you skip the first core when configuring RSS and VMQ
Learn why the first core is not used in a system with RSS and VMQ.
Switch-AzureMode deprecation message solved
Find out why you get a deprecated message when using Switch-AzureMode.
How to force a network type in Windows using PowerShell
Change the network profile type using PowerShell.
How to deploy a redundant Web Application Proxy configuration
Deploy a redundant Web Application Proxy deployment.
If a VM is deallocated in Azure, do I still pay for the storage it consumes?
Understand storage costs for deallocated Azure VMs.
How do I use a template to create VMs in Azure IaaS v2 (ARM)?
Create VMs using templates in IaaS v2.
PowerShell v3 install error on Windows 10
Learn why PowerShell v3 will not install on Windows 10 and why you don't care.
Find the Windows OEM product key
Find the product key for an OEM Windows deployment.
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