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How To Use PowerShell's Out Verb

Your screen doesn't have to be PowerShell's only output device. As Brien shows, the Out verb lets you redirect PowerShell's output in a variety of useful ways.

Upgrading to System Center Virtual Machine Manager Version 1807, Part 2

Now that you've cleared all the system requirements, the next step is to install SCVMM version 1801 and then update from there. Brien shows you how.

Upgrading to System Center Virtual Machine Manager Version 1807, Part 1

Brien walks you through the migration process so you can start benefiting from the newest SCVMM features. The first step: Get your system in line with the latest version's prerequisites. And there are plenty.

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My Top 5 Microsoft (and Tech) Predictions for 2019

From the common-sense to the outlandish, here are the big tech industry moves that Brien is betting on for the new year.

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2018 Microsoft Predictions Revisited

From guessing the fate of Windows 10 S to predicting Microsoft's next big move with Linux, Brien's predictions from a year ago were on the mark more than they weren't.

Getting a Handle on Hyper-V Virtual NICs

Hyper-V usually makes it easy to configure virtual network adapters within VMs. That is, until you need to create a VM containing multiple virtual NICs.

How To Enable Guest Access for Office 365

While it's possible to give outside users access to certain content in your organization's Office 365 environment, the process of setting them up requires a few extra steps.

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Microsoft Dynamics 365: Why It May Not Be What You Think

For starters, the cloud-based CRM/ERP software has some surprising integrations with PowerApps, Microsoft's low-code developer environment.

IT Pros: Don't Forget To Protect Your Personal Security

Don't be the IT pro who spends way too many hours each day keeping their users secure only to neglect their own home networks. Brien describes the two steps he took to avoid this trap.

HoloLens 2 Wish List: What Microsoft Could (And Should) Improve

Once a milestone of modern technology, Microsoft's original mixed-reality device is now starting to show its age.

How To Sort Objects in PowerShell

PowerShell sometimes displays far more information than you can comfortably digest. Thankfully, there are ways to display only the information that really matters.

Working with Hyper-V Virtual Disks in PowerShell

A common way to attach a virtual hard disk to a virtual machine is via the Hyper-V Manager. But, as Brien shows, you can use PowerShell instead.

How To Fix Hyper-V Clock Skew Issues

A few minutes of clock skew might seem like a non-issue, but don't be fooled. There are multiple scenarios where having differing clocks could wreak minor havoc. Here's how to address the problem.

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Installing the Hyper-V Module for PowerShell

If you're getting error messages while trying to manage a remote Hyper-V host from a Windows 10 desktop, here's one possible reason -- and a solution.

Can Group Policy Settings Be Applied to Hyper-V VMs?

As Brien shows, here's where WMI filtering comes in handy.

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