Network Management


Windows Management Framework 4.0 Preview Adds PowerShell 4 Features

Microsoft on Tuesday released a "preview" test version of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 4.0, which opens up new PowerShell 4 capabilities for older Windows systems.

Manage Identities in the Cloud with Windows Azure Active Directory

The Microsoft offering bridges single sign-on technology from the datacenter to the cloud.

Microsoft To End TechNet Subscription Program

Microsoft plans to end its TechNet subscription program, with Aug. 1, 2013, being the last day for new subscriptions.

Need Help with PowerShell?

Although PowerShell can be a bit intimidating at times, Microsoft has built in a comprehensive help system that should be able to assist you with most of your PowerShell related questions.

R2 Previews of Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 and SQL Server 2014 Released

Microsoft today released public previews of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014.

Configuring and Using SharePoint 2013 for a Social Enterprise

Here's how to implement the new social networking features in the latest version of the Microsoft collaboration and content management platform.

Using the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment

Brien walks you through just some of the features of Windows Server 2012's ISE tool.

Gartner Report Offers Early Advice on Windows 8.1 Deployments

A new report provides considerations for moving to Microsoft's newest desktop operating system.

System Center 2012 SP1 Updated for Linux, Unix and Mac Management

Microsoft last week released an update to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, adding support for the management of Linux and Unix operating systems, along with Mac.

Microsoft Building Up Hyper-V Management Support for Linux and Unix Servers

Microsoft this month talked about how its latest Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 improvements can help with the management of Linux and Unix servers.

How To Combine PowerShell Cmdlets

Brien breaks down multiple ways to combine actions in PowerShell.

Windows Azure Active Authentication Preview Released

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out a preview of its cloud-based multifactor authentication service that it had showcased at TechEd.

Microsoft Expanding Mobile Device Management Capabilities in R2 Products

Microsoft explained how its next wave of products will address "consumerization of IT" issues in talks given last week.

Q&A: Microsoft Corporate VP Brad Anderson

On the heels of his TechEd 2013 keynote speech, Anderson talks cloud, BYOD, the upgrades to Windows Server, System Center, Intune and Windows Azure Active Directory.

How To Create Reports in PowerShell

In the first of a new column featuring in-depth advice on Windows Servers, Brien Posey breaks down how you can create custom information dumps in PowerShell.

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