Windows Servers


Microsoft Defender ATP Now Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection's endpoint detection and response capability is now at "general availability" commercial-release status for users of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

How To Add More Servers to Windows Admin Center

Brien shows how to extend the scope of Windows Admin Center's management capabilities to the other servers on your network.

How To Get Started with Windows Admin Center

One of the most anticipated features in Windows Server 2019 doesn't actually ship with Windows Server 2019. Brien shows you how to access and set up the Windows Admin Center.

Microsoft Warns of Possible August Update Troubles for Some Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Users

Microsoft warned this week in a Twitter post that its August security updates won't install for users of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 if those operating system lack certain March updates.

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End of Support: SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Upgrade Options

It's not 2008 anymore. Joey details the ins and outs of upgrading these aging Microsoft servers, including licensing changes, support options and potential pitfalls.

Remote Desktop Protocol Is a Big Target for Attackers, Study Finds

Remote Desktop Protocol is an easy-to-find and popular target for remote attackers, according to a recent study conducted by Sophos.

Microsoft Now Supports Office 365 ProPlus on Windows Server 2019

Microsoft has reversed an earlier position and now plans to support the use of Office 365 ProPlus on Windows Server 2019, even for organizations using it in virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) scenarios.

How To Attach Windows Server to an iSCSI Target

Windows Server has a built-in iSCSI initiator that it can use to connect to an iSCSI target. Before it can do so, however, you'll need to enable and configure the initiator. Here's how.

How To Replace an Aging Domain Controller

If the hardware behind your domain controllers has become outdated, here's a step-by-step guide to performing a hardware refresh.

Microsoft Releases Version 1903 of Windows 10 and Windows Server

The newest "semiannual channel release" versions of both Windows 10 and Windows Server are now generally available.

Windows Server Containers Preview Now Available on Azure Kubernetes Service

Microsoft released a preview of Windows Server Containers on the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Windows Admin Center 1904 Now Commercially Available

Microsoft on Friday announced that Windows Admin Center version 1904 had reached the "general availability" (GA) milestone.

Windows Virtual Desktop Preview Now Available

Microsoft on Thursday announced that its Windows Virtual Desktop service is now available as a public preview.

System Center 2019 Reaches General Availability

System Center 2019 has now reached the "general availability" product stage, Microsoft indicated in a Thursday update.

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Server IoT 2019

Microsoft announced that it has a Windows Server IoT 2019 product, among other details, during the 2019 Embedded World conference in Nuremberg, Germany.

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