Network Management

Microsoft Unveils Group Policy Analysis Tool

Microsoft has published a light software tool for IT pros that lets them compare Group Policy Objects.

How To Connect to Microsoft Azure with PowerShell

Bypassing the Azure Portal and going straight to PowerShell will provide you with more options for managing Microsoft's cloud.

How To Use PowerShell To Manage System Services

Being able to call up specific variables is key in narrowing down a large data set.

SharePoint Server 2016 Bringing Perks for IT Pros

Microsoft MVP Vlad Catrinescu outlined some of the benefits and hardware requirements of the upcoming SharePoint Server release.

Microsoft Publishes List of Intel Skylake PCs with Truncated Windows Support

Microsoft today published a list of Intel Skylake-based PCs that can run Windows 7/8.1 operating systems but will have truncated Windows product lifecycle support.

Windows 10 and System Center Upgrades Pressuring IT Pros

Most organizations that have started Windows 10 migrations are planning to complete them by year-end 2016, according to a small, industry-sponsored survey.

How To Create a For Each Loop in PowerShell

Manage and display specific services with this cmdlet.

Microsoft Altering Windows Support Policies Based on New Hardware

Microsoft's product lifecycle support policies for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 could vary somewhat, based on a machine's underlying hardware and chip technologies.

January Security Patch Can Break SharePoint 2013

A January security update from Microsoft apparently is adversely affecting some SharePoint Server 2013 deployments.

Microsoft To Push Windows 10 to Some Domain Joined PCs This Month

Microsoft plans to expand its Windows 10 upgrade push "later this month" in the U.S. market, with other markets to follow.

Microsoft To Improve Skype for Business with Event Zero's Reporting Technology

Microsoft's Skype for Business Online service will be getting future reporting and analytics improvements with the purchase of software made by Event Zero.

Windows 8 No Longer Supported and Potentially Insecure

Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" milestone yesterday, which marks its continued use as a potential security hazard.

Group Policy Fundamentals in Active Directory

Here's a breakdown and explanation of the multiple types of Group Policy.

2016 IT Marching Orders

A list of top priorities for IT in the new year, including Windows 10 migrations, ID and access management, encryption, office politics, and DevOps.

Microsoft Recommends IE 11 Upgrades To Meet Its Browser End of Life Deadline

Microsoft is recommending that its older Internet Explorer browsers be upgraded to IE 11 first before "uninstalling" them to meet the Jan. 12 end-of-support deadline.

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