Windows Servers


Microsoft Warns Exchange Server Users To Avoid .NET Framework 4.7

Microsoft today issued an announcement warning that current Exchange Server versions don't support the newly released .NET Framework 4.7 and that organizations using the server should block the installation of the new framework for the time being.

Microsoft Adds Nation-State Protections in June Security Patch

Microsoft released June security updates today, but it also included "critical" updates for unsupported Windows systems to address "potential nation-state activity."

Handle More Tasks with Configuration Manager

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is now easier to use and offers improved mobile device management and support for Office 365

Microsoft Previews SharePoint Framework Extensions

Microsoft released a preview of SharePoint Framework Extensions for developers this week.

SharePoint Online Users Getting Metadata Navigation Feature This Month

Microsoft is planning to add metadata navigation capabilities to "modern" SharePoint List and Library pages, starting on June 12.

Microsoft Lists Products Using Insecure SMB 1 Protocol

Microsoft this week started publishing a list of devices and software products that use Server Message Block 1.

IDC Advocates for 'Patch Independence' Mindset To Address Security Risks

IDC offered a somewhat contrarian view this week on how organizations should best protect against security incidents.

The Rise of the Hybrid Cloud and Its Impact on SharePoint

The majority SharePoint implementations are on pace to run in hybrid cloud architectures. The good news is it has become a first-class citizen in the SharePoint ecosystem.

SharePoint 2016 Servicing Policy Announced by Microsoft

Microsoft announced an "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016 this week.

Microsoft Offers More Advice on Disabling Windows SMB 1

Microsoft's position on Server Message Block version 1 in Windows systems is that organizations should just get rid of it.

SharePoint Virtual Summit Unveils 2017 Roadmap Plans

Microsoft had a lot to say about SharePoint at its Virtual Summit event this week.

Microsoft Offers Tips on Removing Insecure SMB 1 from Windows Networks

Microsoft recently highlighted some tools that IT pros can use to detect if Server Message Block version 1 (SMB 1) is being used in a network.

Microsoft Releases Windows Ransomware Patch, Blasts NSA for Malware Stockpile

Microsoft on Friday released a security update for Windows XP that fixes an SMB v1 hole that has been recently used to spread ransomware via phishing attacks.

Windows Server 'Insider' Testing Program Coming This Summer

Microsoft plans to launch a Windows Insider Program for Windows Server 2016 users, starting this summer.

Microsoft Expands SharePoint Online URL Path Lengths

Microsoft has increased the maximum URL path length for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business subscribers.

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