Windows Servers


SharePoint Server 2016: IT's Ultimate Swiss Army Knife?

Microsoft is focusing on compliance, file sharing, search, hybrid cloud and an improved UX with its next release. How many blades will prevail?

Implement IPAM with Windows Server

Brien Posey shows how to configure Microsoft's tool for auto discovery and the management of IP addresses, which can improve administration of Group Policies.

Inside SharePoint Server 2016

Despite questions about the future of SharePoint Server, the technical preview of the next release shows improved compliance and file sharing, a new Document Library and enhanced search capabilities, among other new features.

Microsoft Outlines Remote Tools Support for Nano Server

Microsoft provided an update this week on its Nano Server solution, as well as the tools needed to deploy and manage it.

How To Enable Shadow Copies in Windows File Server

While the feature does eat up quite a bit of disk space, it's definitely worth it for those with demanding end users.

The SharePoint Future Isn't Cloudy, It's Hybrid

Hybrid computing skills should be a focus of IT pros maintaining SharePoint environments, given Microsoft's current cloud emphasis.

Microsoft Envisioning a Hybrid Future for SharePoint Server

Microsoft is working to fill some technology gaps to better enable organizations to deploy "hybrid" SharePoint architectures.

How To Classify Data in Windows Server 2012 R2

Create custom classification rules using this step-by-step guide.

Will Office 365 Groups Displace Team Sites?

While Microsoft has been a bit cryptic about the future role of Office 365 Groups, it will be up to enterprises and their needs to determine what is best for them.

'Critical' Internet Explorer RCE Flaw Fix Highlights October's Patch Tuesday

Microsoft released a small patch featuring six bulletins.

Active Directory Retooled for the Changing Workplace

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 introduces major changes to Active Directory including LDAP v3 authentication via AD FS and sign-on support using biometrics, OpenIDConnect and OAuth.

SharePoint Tasks Reborn with New Office 365 Planner

Microsoft plans to release Office 365 Planner, a feature within Groups for team-based organization, as an alternative for SharePoint tasks.

How To Create File Screens in Windows Server 2012 R2

Get a glimpse into your file servers with this often overlooked tool.

Microsoft Releases Uber Pack for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft today released an "uber" package for SharePoint Server 2013, which facilitates IT pros adding the earlier released September updates.

How To Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine to New Hardware

While the process won't take too much time, it's a bit more complicated than it should be.

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