Network Management


Microsoft Releases Network Performance Monitor for Operations Management Suite

Microsoft has commercially released Network Performance Monitor, a network monitoring solution for applications that's part of its Operations Management Suite product.

Azure Active Directory Connect Health Gets New Alert Capabilities

Microsoft today announced the commercial release of a couple of Azure Active Directory monitoring capabilities that were previously at the preview stage.

Microsoft Previews License Management via Azure Active Directory and Rolls Out Slack Integration

Microsoft this week announced a new Azure Active Directory group-based license management scheme that's at the preview stage, plus Azure AD integration with Slack.

Microsoft Releases Adobe Flash Player Security Updates

In a surprise move, Microsoft on Tuesday released security updates to the Adobe Flash Player that's integrated with Windows systems.

Microsoft Improves Office 365 Protection Against Phishing Attacks (for Some)

While the new capabilities to protect Office 365 users from malicious e-mails are welcome, they're only available for those who are paying for the more expensive subscription model.

How To Deal with a DNS Poisoning Attack

When antimalware software isn't up to the challenge, it's time to take care of the problem manually.

Delayed Microsoft Security Updates Now Planned for March Arrival

Microsoft quietly updated a Feb. 14 announcement explaining the delay of its February security updates to state that the updates will now be arriving on March 14, or the next "update Tuesday."

Microsoft Explains Windows 10 Imaging Rights in SmartDeploy Talk

Microsoft explained a bit how imaging works under its Volume Licensing program during a recent SmartDeploy online presentation.

Microsoft Defers February Security Updates

Microsoft has delayed its "patch Tuesday" security update release that was expected to arrive today.

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Secure Score

Microsoft has announced that Office 365 Secure Score API, the company's security analytics tool aimed at evaluating data risk levels in the cloud service, is now available for commercial Office 365 users.

Microsoft Partners with SailPoint on Azure Active Directory Governance

Microsoft announced a partnership with SailPoint this month on Azure AD governance.

Windows 10 Version 1507 Now Losing Support in May

Microsoft clarified earlier this month that the end-of-support date for Windows 10 version 1507 will occur sometime in May, not in March as previously suggested.

How To Troubleshoot Bogus Duplicate Computer Name Errors

Brien troubleshoots how to fix a naming error when the error is the actual problem.

Users of Azure Site Caching Service Get HTTPS Custom Domain Support

Verizon, an Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) service partner with Microsoft, now provides HTTPS support for custom domains, Microsoft announced this week.

How To Reclaim Storage Space from Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Battle quickly shrinking storage space by deleting and compacting physical disks.

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