Network Management


Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Password Rollover Feature for Social Media Accounts

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team released a "preview" this week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts.

Microsoft Changing Its Retention Policy for Deleted Office 365 E-Mails

Microsoft gave notice today that it plans to change how long deleted e-mails get retained for organizations using Office 365 services.

Microsoft To Show 'Early Version' of SharePoint Server 2016 at Ignite Event

Microsoft likely won't have a SharePoint Server 2016 public preview available before its Ignite event coming up in May.

How To Do Math Using PowerShell, Part 1

Be warned: some simple .NET work is involved.

Microsoft Adds Management Capabilities to Outlook Apps for Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft this week announced some new IT controls for its Outlook apps running on Android and iOS devices.

Creating Service Application Group Memberships

Get the job done quickly with both SharePoint and PowerShell.

Upcoming Perks of Azure Active Directory Connect Tool

Microsoft recently published more information about its Azure Active Directory Connect tool, which will replace its DirSync and Azure Active Directory Sync tools.

Microsoft Now Pushing SharePoint Server Updates via the Windows Update Service

Microsoft this week released cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2013, and it announced a policy change.

February Intune Update Extends Office Rights Management to Android Devices

Microsoft is planning to deliver a February service update to its Intune mobile management service, starting as early as today.

Windows IT's Marching Orders

Network upgrades, improving security, adding new servers, Office 365 migration and Windows PC refreshes are among your top priorities, according to our latest reader survey.

Manage Mobile Devices and Policies in Active Directory

Introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2, Workplace Join lets otherwise incapable mobile devices participate in an Active Directory domain, but doesn't provide comprehensive security.

Microsoft Outlines Security Protections Using Azure Active Directory

Microsoft officials talked today about how the company's Azure Active Directory (AD) service is using machine learning to thwart cyberattacks.

To Join or Not To Join Microsoft's Workplace Join

Suppliers of mobile device management and Active Directory management tools have various levels of support for the new Microsoft Workplace Join feature.

First Look: Microsoft Azure RemoteApp

The new Microsoft Remote Desktop Application as a Service is now available and takes traditional RDP to a new level.

Microsoft Hints at Windows 10 'Servicing Branches' To Come

Microsoft talked a bit more today about Windows 10 as a service, future update management options and how organizations might be affected.

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