Windows Servers


Windows Server 2016 Getting Linux Containers

Microsoft this week announced that a new type of Linux container that runs on Windows Server 2016 will be coming soon.

How To Patch Nano Server, Part 1: Choosing the Correct Path

While there are many methods for applying patches, going through PowerShell is the most straightforward way to get the job done.

Microsoft Claims To Have Patched Shadow Brokers-Exposed Windows Flaws

Microsoft indicated that it has already patched Windows flaws exposed by newly leaked hacking tools, a problem that came to light on Friday.

Older Windows Systems Targeted by Newly Released Hack Tools

Microsoft is investigating reports about leaked hacking tools that target older Windows systems.

Microsoft Adds Resources for Easing Azure Migrations

Microsoft highlighted resources this week designed to make it easier for organizations to tap its Azure datacenter services in so-called "hybrid" approaches.

Breaking Down the New SharePoint DLP Controls

Administrators can now set policies and controls that can be tracked for compliance with new data loss prevention tools in SharePoint Server 2016.

SharePoint Online Character Support Coming This Year

Microsoft is planning to activate the use of two additional characters this year in file and folder names for its SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business applications.

Microsoft Promising To Enhance Windows Server 2016 Remote Management

Microsoft claims to be working on a new remote management option for Windows Server 2016 users.

Microsoft Ending Access Services for SharePoint Online

Microsoft plans to end Access Services for SharePoint Online, starting in June.

IT Pros Subject to Vague Microsoft Support Policies

Microsoft's Lifecycle Support policies may pose problems for IT pros if a trend toward dropping support without notice should gain steam.

Microsoft Deprecating Exchange 2016 Edge Role on Windows Server 2016

Microsoft announced this week that it has changed its support policy for the Edge role on Exchange Server 2016, but only when it's used on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Releases Reporting Module for PowerShell Desired State Configuration

Microsoft announced the availability of a new Windows PowerShell module this week that adds reporting capabilities for Windows operating systems maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Microsoft Extends Windows Server 2012 Support

Microsoft has extended the life of Windows Server 2012, publishing new end-of-support dates.

SharePoint 2013 Gets Hybrid Self-Service Site Creation Option

Microsoft this week announced that organizations running SharePoint Server 2013 in their datacenters now can direct user site creation requests to Office 365 services.

SharePoint Lists Getting Preview of Microsoft Flow Controls

Microsoft this week announced plans to release a preview of Microsoft Flow integrated with the "modern" SharePoint command bar.

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