Windows IT Pro en Resources: Handling SMB v1 in Managed Environments with Group Policy <div class="node-body article-body">Learn the background behind SMB vulnerabilities in Windows and how you can deal with it in your organization. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Microsoft protection SMB SMB v1 vulnerability. security Windows Fri, 26 May 2017 13:02:00 +0000 191411 at How to Configure Active Directory Group Policies of Microsoft Edge with Administrative Template for Windows Server 2016 <div class="field-byline"> Karim Buzdar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">There is no default group policy support for Microsoft Edge browser in active directory domain Windows Server 2016. In this article, I&rsquo;ll show you to install an administrative template on active directory domain Windows Server 2016 for group policies of Microsoft Edge.</span></p> <p class="p2"><span class="s1">Installing Administrative Template on Windows Server 2016</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server 2016 Wed, 24 May 2017 11:31:00 +0000 191271 at Resources: Learning More About Microsoft Teams for Education Users <div class="node-body article-body">With the availability of Office 365 for Education at no cost now for eligible education institutions, many organizations will not only be looking into that service but also Microsoft Teams to maximize the benefits of this collaboration tool from Microsoft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Office 365 Education Microsoft Teams Office 365 Resources Wed, 24 May 2017 11:16:00 +0000 191371 at Security Sense: The Internet Remains a Fragile Beast <div class="node-body article-body">The WannaCry ransomware made a mess of a bunch of bunch of machines, but it could have been so much worse. Given the nature of the web and the dependencies we've created on it, one day it probably will be.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Troy Hunt's Security Sense Ransomware Ransomware security Security Tue, 23 May 2017 15:17:00 +0000 191301 at How to Install Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) on Windows 10 <div class="field-byline"> Karim Buzdar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) is used to remotely manage Windows Servers (such as Server 2008/2012/2016) from client machines (such as Windows 7/8/10). In this article, we will look into installation method of RSAT version 1.2 on Windows 10.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">The RSAT for Windows 10 include the following:</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">1. Server manager</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">2. Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 10 Tue, 23 May 2017 09:54:00 +0000 191251 at How to Remotely Manage Windows Server 2016 <div class="field-byline"> Karim Buzdar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">In this article, I have explored the possible ways you can use to remotely manage your Windows Server 2016 on network.&nbsp;</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server 2016 Mon, 22 May 2017 23:48:00 +0000 191241 at Researcher's tweet sparks Windows 10 telemetry concerns; Here's what you should know <div class="node-body article-body">This handy resource document from Microsoft can help you better understand and control the various connections that elements of Windows 10 makes out to Microsoft services during OS operations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 10 components connections control Telemetry testing Windows 10 Mon, 22 May 2017 18:39:00 +0000 191281 at Skype for Business 2015 – Dive into the Skype for Business WAC Server <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">The Web Application Server is not a true Skype for Business Server 2015 (SFBS 2015) role, but a SharePoint role that SFBS 2015 leverages for its document rendering of Office related applications.&nbsp; The Microsoft Skype team went with a more formidable approach to document rendering in turn is accomplishing several things at the same time with regards to standardizing the way various products present Office based documents to non-standard devices such as tablets, IPhones, MACs, and other mobile devices as well.</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Skype for Business Mon, 22 May 2017 12:46:00 +0000 191261 at Firmware used with Hyper-V Generation 2 VM <div class="node-body article-body">Which firmware is used in a Generation 2 VM</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyper-V Generation 2 Generation 2 UEFI UEFI Sun, 21 May 2017 13:05:00 +0000 190911 at Key workloads to use in Azure IaaS guest clusters <div class="node-body article-body">Learn key technologies to enable certain guest cluster scenarios in Azure.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Guest Cluster Guest Cluster IaaS IaaS Sun, 21 May 2017 13:03:00 +0000 190901 at Set an image for user in AD <div class="node-body article-body"> Set user images in Active Directory with PowerShell</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server AD AD Image Image User user Sun, 21 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000 190881 at Remove string from string in PowerShell <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to simply remove a string from another string!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows PowerShell PowerShell string string Sun, 21 May 2017 12:43:00 +0000 190831 at Set photo for users in Azure AD replicated from on-premises AD <div class="node-body article-body">Set the photo for Azure AD users from an on-premises AD user</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server Azure AD Azure AD photo photo Sat, 20 May 2017 13:02:00 +0000 190891 at Access CLI 2 from Azure Portal <div class="node-body article-body">Access the Azure CLI 2 from the portal</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Azure Azure CLI CLI Sat, 20 May 2017 12:56:00 +0000 190861 at Create missing objects in complex OU structure <div class="node-body article-body">Create an object in a complex OU structure if not already present.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server Active Directory Active Directory create create User user Sat, 20 May 2017 12:45:00 +0000 190841 at Microsoft Clarifies if Linux Distros Can Run on Windows 10 S <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is getting asked about running Linux on Windows 10 S and while the answer is a resounding bold type face no - there are good reasons behind that answer.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 10 Apps limitations Linux Windows 10 Windows 10 S Windows Store Fri, 19 May 2017 17:21:00 +0000 191131 at Find objects at a base level in AD only <div class="node-body article-body">When searching AD, here's how find objects at a certain level only.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server Active Directory Active Directory search search Fri, 19 May 2017 12:54:00 +0000 190851 at NewSQL CockroachDB Ready for Prime Time <div class="node-body article-body">CockroachDB may not have an inviting name, but it took center stage at last week's OpenStack Summit.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Analysis Thu, 18 May 2017 17:25:00 +0000 191051 at Microsoft Expands Azure Global Footprint with Two New Datacenters Planned for Africa <div class="node-body article-body">When these two data centers come online in South Africa in 2018 that will bring the companies total number of global Azure facilities to 40. They are also the first company to expand into this region of the world.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Azure Cape Town Data center Data Centers expansion Johannesburg Microsoft Microsoft Azure South Africa Thu, 18 May 2017 13:51:00 +0000 191041 at Microsoft IT Pros Lose 1/3 of Daily Productivity Due to Crisis Response: Study <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Enterprise IT workers have plenty of tasks to accomplish each day, from managing and updating computer systems to configuring machines for new users, but as much as one-third of what they try to do daily is often put off to another time due to more important systems emergencies that pop up with users.</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Thu, 18 May 2017 13:41:00 +0000 191001 at With beefier TPUs, Google wants to lay claim to Machine Learning kingdom <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There were a lot of interesting announcements coming out of Google I/O today, particularly if you&#39;re an Android fan. But maybe one of the most interesting initiatives is something the vast majority of Google&#39;s users will never use directly: It&#39;s big push to speed up machine learning tasks with improved TensorFlow performance.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Intelligence Wed, 17 May 2017 20:17:00 +0000 191011 at Microsoft Details SharePoint Progress and Updates During Virtual Summit <div class="node-body article-body">A two hour virtual summit held by Microsoft this week provided several updates about SharePoint and its associated services.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Office 365 Azure cloud collaboration Microsoft Office Office Office 365 OneDrive Files On-Demand OneDrive for Business SharePoint Windows Windows 10 Wed, 17 May 2017 17:53:00 +0000 190991 at As WannaCrypt Recovery Continues, Analysts Back Microsoft's Leader <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft president Brad Smith says the attacks were partly the fault of companies that don't patch their systems. Analysts agree.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Wed, 17 May 2017 16:50:00 +0000 190981 at How to defend against DDoS attacks like the one on the Dyn DNS service <div class="field-byline"> David Geer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">On October 21, 2016, the Dyn Managed DNS service experienced <a href=""><span class="s2">three DDoS attacks; two of these were successful</span></a> at overwhelming the service and preventing access to major websites. While news reports focused on the attacks&rsquo; impact on Eastern U.S.</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Wed, 17 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000 191021 at What is Redeploy Me Now in Azure? <div class="node-body article-body">Understand the redeploy me now Azure feature.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Azure Azure Update Update Wed, 17 May 2017 12:58:00 +0000 190871 at Resources: Windows 10 Update Related Information and Links <div class="node-body article-body">Each new feature update to Windows 10 introduces changes, most of them very slight, to the process of updating Windows 10. The recently released Creators Update has added a few tweaks to the process so here is a collection of resources to help you become familiar with them.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 10 Information IT Pro links Resources updates Windows 10 Windows 10 Updates Windows Update Tue, 16 May 2017 16:26:00 +0000 190951 at Build 2017: Prepare for an Ecosystem of Devices Connected Through Windows <div class="node-body article-body">During their annual Build 2017 developers conference last week in Seattle, Microsoft showed the future of Windows as the connector between all of the mobile devices we own.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Client Android BYOD Clipboard connected ecosystem Fall Creators Update iOS OneDrive OneDrive Files On-Demand Pick Up Where You Left Off Timeline Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 Fall Creator Update Mon, 15 May 2017 14:49:00 +0000 190921 at Can China Azure AD users be linked to Global AD resources <div class="node-body article-body">Understand how geo-fenced regions can interact with global AD resources</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azure Azure Azure geo-fence geo-fence Mon, 15 May 2017 14:06:00 +0000 190491 at As hospitals and countries recover from WannaCry, Microsoft president blames poor patching practices and government stockpiles <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The scenes from around the world were like a bad movie: Amateurish ransom notes, international chaos, and &quot;absolute carnage&quot; in some hospitals that were particularly hard hit.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Security Mon, 15 May 2017 13:47:00 +0000 190931 at OpenStack Storage for Dummies <div class="node-body article-body">OpenStack Storage for Dummies outlines OpenStack and Ceph basics, configuration best practices for OpenStack and Ceph together.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Red Hat Sponsored Mon, 15 May 2017 13:39:00 +0000 191401 at