Windows Servers


SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 Released with SharePoint Framework

Microsoft is delivering the SharePoint Framework to organizations running SharePoint Server 2016 by releasing Feature Pack 2 today.

New 'Desired State Configuration Core' To Replace Existing PowerShell Solutions

The Microsoft PowerShell team is planning to reshape its Desired State Configuration solutions, replacing them with a single cross-platform tool that supports both Windows and Linux.

BizTalk Server Schemas Now Available as Open Source Code

Microsoft today announced that the schemas used with BizTalk Server are now open source code.

First Look: Down to the Server Core

The Windows Server 2016 "Insider" preview Build 16237 of the fall update only supports Server Core deployments and a stripped-down Nano Server option with improvements to Hyper-V, RDMA for trusted guests and support for persistent memory.

Windows Server 2016 To Get 'Hyperconverged' Enhancements

Microsoft is promising to describe new details this month about hyperconverged infrastructure improvements that will be coming to the next major release of Windows Server 2016.

How To Disable SMB 1.0

Despite Microsoft patching many of the security vulnerabilities, including the one that led to the WannaCry attack, it's a smart move to disable the protocol to avoid future security headaches.

Microsoft Sees a Future for SATADOM Boot Drives in Windows Server 2016

Microsoft today announced plans to support the use of SATADOM boot drives with future Windows Server 2016 update releases, although an initial testing phase is still required.

Red Hat OpenShift To Support Windows Containers in 2018

Microsoft and Red Hat are continuing their integration and support efforts for running Red Hat open source technologies on Microsoft Azure virtual machine infrastructure.

How To Secure SharePoint Online Workflows with Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow provides SharePoint Online with more robust and reliable workflows than BCS, and the new administrative tool ensures they're in compliance with your organization's data loss prevention policies if you take the following steps.

How To Edit the Active Directory Using ADSI Edit

While catastrophic if done incorrectly (always back up!), the editing the registry is the only solution to problems that Active Directory tools can't fix.

Team Foundation Server Integration with SharePoint Getting Deprecated

Microsoft announced plans today that it will be winding down support for its Team Foundation Server product when it's used with SharePoint Server.

SharePoint Developers Get Scoped Capability for Custom Solutions

Microsoft added the ability for developers to scope their packaged SharePoint solutions across an Office 365 tenancy.

How To Delete a Corrupt Windows Server Storage Pool

When things go wrong, we turn to a PowerShell command to right the ship.

Microsoft Delivering Mobile Apps Support for SharePoint Communication Site Feature

SharePoint is getting mobile application support for the new Communication Site feature, along with list improvements, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Previews Web Server Security Baseline Tool

Microsoft this week offered yet another preview of a new Operations Management Suite (OMS) feature, this time focused on checking the security compliance of Windows Web servers.

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