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    UAG DirectAccess: Network Location Server (NLS)

    UPDATE: My guide for Configuring DirectAccess with UAG Service Pack 1 has been released! Read it here. DirectAccess enabled clients use a pretty rudimentary assessment to determine if it should use the virtual interfaces to connect to “corporate resources”.  The primary test is to see if the Network Location Server (NLS) can be found.  This is an incredibly…

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    SharePoint 2010 Basics: Content Types and Site Columns

    Content types and site columns are the foundational elements of SharePoint, but they often get misused. Whether it’s creating too many content types, not enough, or recreating site columns that are already available out of the box, it is critical to remember some key aspects when instituting and managing these items: Content Types Content types are a…

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    How many virtual machines can I put on a Hyper-V R2 host?

    How many virtual machines can I put on a single Hyper-V host in a cluster?  Microsoft has increased the number to 384 virtual machines per host, with a maximum 1,000 virtual machines per cluster.  The previous number was 64, with the same maximum per cluster.   What does this mean?   How does this affect planning?  …

    Nathan Lasnoski