Natively integrated into Windows Server, the Best Practices Analyzer is a key tool for assessing how much (or how little) your Hyper-V configurations align with Microsoft's recommendations.
While Hyper-V doesn't have a tool that controls the order in which VMs boot up, there are some workarounds available, some of them involving PowerShell.
While imperfect, the HoloLens 2 is a dramatic improvement over its predecessor. Brien details where the new mixed-reality headset excels and where it still falls short.
Has Brien finally found a viable alternative to Microsoft's cool but pricey drafting table of a PC? Here's how the Dell Canvas stacks up against the second-generation Surface Studio.
Microsoft's new browser seems zippier than its predecessor, but while it has retained one of Brien's most-used features, it also seems to have done away with another.
Now that you've created a shared mailbox and a SharePoint team site, Brien walks you through the steps of mail-enabling a document library using Microsoft's Power Automate tool in Office 365.
While Microsoft doesn't allow you to build a SharePoint Online document library using e-mail, there is a roundabout way of getting the job done using the tools that are included with Office 365. Brien shows you how.
If you're juggling multiple remote connections daily, this is the utility for you. Brien walks through the steps to use mRemoteNG, from installation to deployment.
Don't cut corners when it comes to protecting Office 365 data, Brien warns.
Microsoft's preferred interface for Windows Server is Windows Admin Center, but can it really replace Hyper-V Manager for managing virtual machines? Brien compares the two management tools.
One of the biggest security risks in any organization happens when a user walks away from their PC without logging out. Microsoft has the solution (and it's not a password-protected screensaver).
Even the most innocuous PC user might not want this Windows 10 feature tracking everything they do across PCs and Microsoft accounts. Here's how to keep your Windows 10 history locked down.
Nobody likes to be lectured about security. When it comes to enforcing e-mail security practices among end users, some benevolent trickery is sometimes needed.
Microsoft is said to be planning a new "Life" edition of Office 365 for spring 2020, but Brien is most intrigued by the password manager that's reportedly coming with the bundle.
A new feature in Microsoft's Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection service promises to fill in the gaps of traditional anti-phishing defenses.