Network Management


How To Navigate the File System in Windows 10's Bash Shell

Bash is fairly easy to install, but using it is another matter. Here are some commands to help IT pros dip their toes in Bash.

Azure Active Directory Gets Policy, Printing and User Perks

Microsoft recently announced a few Azure Active Directory (AD) improvements, both for end users and IT pros.

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 Now Available for Exchange Online Users

Software security company Kaspersky Lab this week began offering security protections for Exchange Online users with a new cloud-based service.

Microsoft Extends Windows 10 Support but Cuts Office Support

Microsoft today announced extensions to Windows 10 end-of-support dates for some versions and also provided updated servicing and support details for Office productivity suite users.

Spectre and Meltdown: How Do They Impact SQL Server?

IT needs to patch everything, but the Spectre/Meltdown patches come with their own problems, too. Here's how to limit the fallout.

Microsoft Describes Windows Update for Business Limitations and Dual Scan Caveats

Microsoft this week described Windows Update for Business (WUB) and how it plays with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) when managing Windows 10 clients.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Model Using System Center Configuration Manager

Microsoft kicked off a video series describing Windows client management using System Center Configuration Manager, in a Wednesday announcement.

Windows Server Preview Getting Storage Spaces Direct Support

Microsoft added improvements to Storage Spaces Direct in its latest test-build preview release of Windows Server.

SharePoint Migration Tool and Other Improvements Released

Microsoft announced a few SharePoint improvements last week, including the "general availability" of the SharePoint Migration Tool.

PowerShell Core 6.0 Now Commercially Available

PowerShell Core 6.0 is now at released at the "generally availability" stage and is ready for use in production environments, Microsoft announced today.

Accelerated Networking for Azure Virtual Machines Now 'Generally Available'

Microsoft today announced the "general availability" of its Accelerated Networking technology for Azure virtual machines, which is available for use with both Linux- and Windows-based VMs.

Understanding PowerShell's StrictMode

This command will help you to adhere to best practices when it comes to creating clear, concise code.

Incident Response: A Quick Way To Gather Lots of Files

Using PowerShell, finding infected files can take just a few minutes to complete.

Microsoft Killing Live Meeting Service, Adding Skype for Business Mac Features

Microsoft offered some good news and bad news this week for users of its unified communications products.

Microsoft Intune Now Supports Conditional Access for Macs via Jamf Partnership

A solution to add "conditional access" security compliance protections to Mac devices, using technologies from Microsoft and Jamf, is now commercially available.

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