Windows IT Pro http://windowsitpro.com/rss.xml en Trigger Actions On-Premises from Azure Automation http://windowsitpro.com/azure/trigger-actions-premises-azure-automation <div class="node-body article-body">Understand how Azure Automation can interact with services outside of Azure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/trigger-actions-premises-azure-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/trigger-actions-premises-azure-automation#comments Azure Azure Automation Azure Automation Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126931 at http://windowsitpro.com How do I see if a VM is Generation 1 or Generation2? http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/how-do-i-see-if-vm-generation-1-or-generation2 <div class="field-deck"> Use PowerShell to find your VM Generation type </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Use PowerShell to find your VM Generation type</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/how-do-i-see-if-vm-generation-1-or-generation2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/how-do-i-see-if-vm-generation-1-or-generation2#comments Hyper-V Generation 2 virtual machines Generation 2 virtual machines Get-VM Get-VM PowerShell PowerShell VM VM Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:19:00 +0000 127621 at http://windowsitpro.com Hyper-V Traffic Flow with SR-IOV http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/hyper-v-traffic-flow-sr-iov <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the traffic flow between virtual machines using SR-IOV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/hyper-v-traffic-flow-sr-iov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/hyper-v-traffic-flow-sr-iov#comments Hyper-V Hyper-V Hyper-V SR-IOV SR-IOV Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126921 at http://windowsitpro.com Zero-day Flash Fix Rolling Out Now for IE10 and IE11 http://windowsitpro.com/security/zero-day-flash-fix-rolling-out-now-ie10-and-ie11 <div class="node-body article-body">A zero-day flaw in Adobe Flash was discovered this week. Microsoft is taking steps today to deliver a security update for IE10 and IE11.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/zero-day-flash-fix-rolling-out-now-ie10-and-ie11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/zero-day-flash-fix-rolling-out-now-ie10-and-ie11#comments Security Adobe Flash Adobe Flash IE10 IE10 IE11 IE11 security Security Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:22:00 +0000 127371 at http://windowsitpro.com Short Takes: January 23, 2015 http://windowsitpro.com/wininfo/short-takes-january-23-2015 <div class="field-deck"> An often irreverent look at this week's other news </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news. This issue is dedicated entirely to Microsoft's latest Windows 10 event and the gaggle of announcements the company laid on us this week. So, sit back. Have fun. You'll learn something and might smile a couple times. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/wininfo/short-takes-january-23-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/wininfo/short-takes-january-23-2015#comments WinInfo Microsoft Microsoft Windows 10 Windows 10 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:00 +0000 127231 at http://windowsitpro.com IPAM managed DHCP server requirements http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/ipam-managed-dhcp-server-requirements <div class="field-byline"> Orin Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the last post we discussed IPAM http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/understanding-ipam, a technology that allows you to centralize the management of your organization’s DHCP server. It’s important to realize that you are not limited to using IPAM to manage DHCP servers running Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/ipam-managed-dhcp-server-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/ipam-managed-dhcp-server-requirements#comments Windows Server 2003 End of Support Windows Server 2003 EOL Windows Server 2003 EOL Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:30:00 +0000 127271 at http://windowsitpro.com Veeam Software http://windowsitpro.com/community-sponsor/veeam-software <div class="node-body article-body">Veeam recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Business, a business that must operate 24/7/365.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/community-sponsor/veeam-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Sponsor Sponsored Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:56:00 +0000 127261 at http://windowsitpro.com Would Einstein say your method for IT management is insane? http://windowsitpro.com/blog/would-einstein-say-your-method-it-management-insane <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Are you familiar with Albert Einstein&rsquo;s definition of insanity? One can make the case it applies to IT pros that haven&rsquo;t embraced centralized IT management &ndash; a game-changer that can transform your business.&nbsp;</p> <p>But first, a quick refresher: Einstein said insanity is &ldquo;doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-guest-blogs">Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/would-einstein-say-your-method-it-management-insane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/would-einstein-say-your-method-it-management-insane#comments Security anitivirus anitivirus cloud cloud IT Management IT Management patch management patch management web protection web protection Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:17:00 +0000 127251 at http://windowsitpro.com Hand-Crafted Firewall Rules with PowerShell http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/hand-crafted-firewall-rules-powershell <div class="field-deck"> It’s a lot like IPSec… but easier </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Windows Firewall we've had since 2008 gives us the power of IPSec but is a bit simpler to set up. With PowerShell, it gets even easier (and automate-able).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/hand-crafted-firewall-rules-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/hand-crafted-firewall-rules-powershell#comments Windows PowerShell IPSec PowerShell security Windows Firewall Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:36:00 +0000 127101 at http://windowsitpro.com Azure Malware Protection http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-malware-protection <div class="node-body article-body">Understand the types of malware protection in Azure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-malware-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-malware-protection#comments Azure anti-malware anti-malware Azure Azure malware protection malware protection Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126911 at http://windowsitpro.com Missing in Action: Windows 10 Server http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/missing-action-windows-10-server <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is so focused on delivering a new client OS, it may be forgetting all those customers waiting for a server upgrade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/missing-action-windows-10-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/missing-action-windows-10-server#comments Windows Server windows server windows server Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:18:00 +0000 127201 at http://windowsitpro.com Compliance iceberg awaits Facebook @Work http://windowsitpro.com/blog/compliance-iceberg-awaits-facebook-work <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The news that Facebook is trialling a <a href="http://recode.net/2015/01/14/facebook-sort-of-launches-facebook-work" target="_blank">work-oriented implementation of their eponymous social network</a> might seem like bad news for Microsoft, who paid a lot of money in 2012 to acquire Yammer and has been busy since to integrate Yammer into its Office framework.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/compliance-iceberg-awaits-facebook-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/compliance-iceberg-awaits-facebook-work#comments Office 365 Compliance Compliance DLP DLP document lifecycle management document lifecycle management enterprise social network enterprise social network Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Facebook Facebook retention retention SharePoint SharePoint Yammer Yammer Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:00:00 +0000 126701 at http://windowsitpro.com Disk Cleanup in Windows Server http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/disk-cleanup-windows-server <div class="node-body article-body">Use Disk Cleanup in Windows Server.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/disk-cleanup-windows-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/disk-cleanup-windows-server#comments Windows Server Disk Cleanup Disk Cleanup windows server windows server Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126231 at http://windowsitpro.com HIPAA and PCI are Failures http://windowsitpro.com/security/hipaa-and-pci-are-failures <div class="node-body article-body">Maybe I'm just getting grumpy and mean as I get older. Maybe that's why I'm using the word "failure" so much of late. After all, I did recently celebrate my 43rd birthday - so maybe I'm just transforming from a semi-sane person into a mean old man that sits on his porch and shouts at kids to get off his lawn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/hipaa-and-pci-are-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/hipaa-and-pci-are-failures#comments Security Compliance Compliance credit card breeches credit card breeches HIPAA HIPAA pci pci Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:50:00 +0000 127061 at http://windowsitpro.com Understanding IPAM http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/understanding-ipam <div class="field-byline"> Orin Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When planning the migration of your DHCP infrastructure to Windows Server 2012 R2, you should also consider adopting centralized DHCP management through IPAM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/understanding-ipam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/understanding-ipam#comments Windows Server 2003 End of Support Windows Server EOL Windows Server EOL Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:05:00 +0000 127051 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Seeks to Tackle Legal and Compliance Challenges for Big Data with Acquisition http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-seeks-tackle-legal-and-compliance-challenges-big-data-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today has announced an acquisition that brings legal compliance tools to Office 365.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-seeks-tackle-legal-and-compliance-challenges-big-data-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-seeks-tackle-legal-and-compliance-challenges-big-data-acquisition#comments Cloud big data Big Data machine learning machine learning Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:37:00 +0000 127041 at http://windowsitpro.com Azure Connection to Internet2 http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-connection-internet2 <div class="node-body article-body">Is Azure connected to Internet2?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-connection-internet2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-connection-internet2#comments Azure Azure Azure Internet2 Internet2 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126221 at http://windowsitpro.com Sysinternals Updates Now Available for SysMon, AccessChk, and RU http://windowsitpro.com/windows/sysinternals-updates-now-available-sysmon-accesschk-and-ru <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has provided a major update to SysMon and some minor feature additions to AccessChk and RU.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows/sysinternals-updates-now-available-sysmon-accesschk-and-ru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows/sysinternals-updates-now-available-sysmon-accesschk-and-ru#comments Windows Sysinternals Sysinternals Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:54:00 +0000 127031 at http://windowsitpro.com Reporting Office 365 http://windowsitpro.com/blog/reporting-office-365 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Microsoft has never equipped on-premises Exchange with good reporting facilities and administrators have had to create their own reports using whatever facilities were available to them or turn to third-party software products such as the long-lived <a href="http://www.promodag.com/" target="_blank">Promodag reports</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/reporting-office-365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/reporting-office-365#comments Office 365 Cogmotive Cogmotive ENow Software ENow Software Office 365 reporting web service Office 365 reporting web service Office 365 reports Office 365 reports PowerShell PowerShell Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:12:00 +0000 70171 at http://windowsitpro.com Visio Stencils Now Available to Help Plan Office 365 Architectures and Deployments http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/visio-stencils-now-available-help-plan-office-365-architectures-and-deployments <div class="node-body article-body">This stencil kit for Visio allows you to develop diagrams as part of your overall deployment project for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office 365.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/visio-stencils-now-available-help-plan-office-365-architectures-and-deployments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/visio-stencils-now-available-help-plan-office-365-architectures-and-deployments#comments Office 365 Microsoft Office Microsoft Office Microsoft Office Office 365 Office 365 Stencils Stencils visio Visio Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:42:00 +0000 127021 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft's Unwanted Win: Cloud Downtime http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsofts-unwanted-win-cloud-downtime <div class="field-byline"> Debra Donston-Miller </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the last year, Microsoft's Azure cloud service trailed its two biggest competitors--Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine--in uptime. Or, put another way, it was the "winner" when it came to downtime.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsofts-unwanted-win-cloud-downtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsofts-unwanted-win-cloud-downtime#comments Cloud amazon Amazon Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services AWS AWS Azure Azure Business Decision Maker cloud cloud Google Google Google Compute Engine Google Compute Engine IT Manager Microsoft Azure Object Storage Microsoft Azure Object Storage Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:07:00 +0000 127001 at http://windowsitpro.com Azure AD Application Proxy Availability http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-ad-application-proxy-availability <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the tiers of Azure AD that support Azure AD Application Proxy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-ad-application-proxy-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-ad-application-proxy-availability#comments Azure Azure AD Application Proxy Azure AD Application Proxy Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126211 at http://windowsitpro.com Migrating DHCP from Server 2003 to Server 2012 R2 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/migrating-dhcp-server-2003-server-2012-r2 <div class="field-byline"> Orin Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Once you’ve ensured that you’ve documented your existing DHCP server configuration, you can migrate the DHCP server database from a Windows Server 2003 host to Windows Server 2012 R2.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/migrating-dhcp-server-2003-server-2012-r2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/migrating-dhcp-server-2003-server-2012-r2#comments Windows Server 2003 End of Support Windows Server 2003 EOL Windows Server 2003 EOL Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:03:00 +0000 126901 at http://windowsitpro.com Azure AD Application Proxy http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-ad-application-proxy <div class="node-body article-body">Find out what Azure AD Application Proxy is and decide whether you want to use it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-ad-application-proxy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-ad-application-proxy#comments Azure Azure AD Application Proxy Azure AD Application Proxy Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126201 at http://windowsitpro.com Web Hosting Plans with Azure Websites http://windowsitpro.com/azure/web-hosting-plans-azure-websites <div class="node-body article-body">Understand why Web Hosting Plans exist and how to use them.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/web-hosting-plans-azure-websites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/web-hosting-plans-azure-websites#comments Azure Azure Websites Azure Websites Web Hosting Plan Web Hosting Plan Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126191 at http://windowsitpro.com Assessing Windows Server 2003 DHCP Deployment http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/assessing-windows-server-2003-dhcp-deployment <div class="field-byline"> Orin Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prior to migrating your DHCP servers from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2, you’ll need to get a good idea of what your DHCP deployment looks like. Just so that you can be sure that you don’t miss anything.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/assessing-windows-server-2003-dhcp-deployment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/assessing-windows-server-2003-dhcp-deployment#comments Windows Server 2003 End of Support Windows Server 2003 EOL Windows Server 2003 EOL Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:17:00 +0000 126861 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Unleashes Another Windows Flaw After Direct Communication with Microsoft http://windowsitpro.com/security/google-unleashes-another-windows-flaw-after-direct-communication-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third time? That's war.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/google-unleashes-another-windows-flaw-after-direct-communication-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/google-unleashes-another-windows-flaw-after-direct-communication-microsoft#comments Security Google Google Microsoft Microsoft security Security Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:27:00 +0000 126741 at http://windowsitpro.com RDS Licensing Requirements for Windows Server vNext http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/rds-licensing-requirements-windows-server-vnext <div class="node-body article-body">Find out the license requirements for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) with each new version of Windows Server.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/rds-licensing-requirements-windows-server-vnext" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/rds-licensing-requirements-windows-server-vnext#comments Windows Server RDS Licensing RDS Licensing remote desktop services Remote Desktop Services Windows Server vNext Windows Server vNext Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126181 at http://windowsitpro.com Short Takes: January 16, 2015 http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/short-takes-january-16-2015 <div class="field-deck"> An often irreverent look at this week's other news </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including the end of a good run, Google halts sales of Google Glass, Xiaomi launches yet another look-alike product, Intel posts strong PC numbers, high-tech firms settle poaching antitrust lawsuit, and Microsoft does the right thing (again) for the Xbox One.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/short-takes-january-16-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/short-takes-january-16-2015#comments WinInfo Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:28:00 +0000 126721 at http://windowsitpro.com Upload Content with Azure Websites http://windowsitpro.com/azure/upload-content-azure-websites <div class="node-body article-body">Use FTP to upload content to an Azure Website.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/upload-content-azure-websites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/upload-content-azure-websites#comments Azure Azure Websites Azure Websites content content Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 126171 at http://windowsitpro.com