Network Management


Microsoft Working on Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 Migration Problem

Microsoft is working on a hotfix for a client log-in problem that can occur in the process of migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2.

Hyper-V Private vs. Internal Virtual Switches: Which to Choose?

Here's how to choose the right switch type for your environment.

How to Make Hyper-V Virtual Machines Highly Available

Here's how to use the Failover Cluster Manager to make virtual machines fault tolerant or to create new virtual machines.

Microsoft Expands Azure ExpressRoute Partnerships

Microsoft expanded its high-bandwidth ExpressRoute service into seven cities.

Microsoft Fixes Flawed ISOs of SQL Server 2012 SP2

Microsoft indicated late last week that it has fixed a problem with SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 that may have affected some of its TechNet or MSDN subscribers.

Microsoft Planning 'Unified' IT Pro Event Next Year

Microsoft announced today that it plans to roll out a new event next year for IT pros that appears to replace TechEd and more specialized conferences that the company has hosted for years.

Windows 8.1 Update 2 Rumored To Appear on August 12

Media reports on Monday pointed to a possible confirmation of a rumored Windows 8.1 Update 2 release, coming next month.

Microsoft Enables Custom Apps on Azure RemoteApp Service

Microsoft added some basic functionality to its new Azure RemoteApp service this week.

Critical Active Directory Design Flaw Could Compromise User Passwords

Microsoft is downplaying the disclosure and has offered multiple ways IT can avoid attack.

Microsoft Beefs Up Public Folder Hierarchy Limits in Exchange

Microsoft has increased the public folder hierarchy limits of its Exchange Online service for Office 365 customers.

Oracle's Quarterly Patch Targets 113 Vulnerabilities

Oracle released its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) on Tuesday with 113 security flaw fixes for multiple Oracle products, including 20 for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).

Are Too Many SQL Server Indexes Hurting Your Performance?

The question leads to an even more important question: do your users care?

How To Create a Windows Server Failover Cluster Without Shared Storage

Follow these step-by-step instructions and you will be up and running in about 15 minutes.

Microsoft Launches Windows 8.1 Portal Customization Technology

Microsoft announced on Friday that it has "launched" a custom portal technology for organizations called "Windows Apportals."

Microsoft Fixing SQL Server 2012 SP2 Slipstream ISO Problem

Microsoft announced this week that it is having problems with ISO releases of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

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