Windows IT Pro http://windowsitpro.com/rss.xml en Set the Certificate for Work Folders http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/set-certificate-work-folders <div class="node-body article-body">Set the certificate used by Windows Server 2012 R2's Work Folders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/set-certificate-work-folders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/set-certificate-work-folders#comments Windows Server Windows Server 2012 R2 Certificate Certificate Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Work Folders Work Folders Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 110321 at http://windowsitpro.com IT/Dev Connections 2014 Speaker Highlight: Mike Terrill http://windowsitpro.com/connections/itdev-connections-2014-speaker-highlight-mike-terrill <div class="node-body article-body">Part of an ongoing series, we're highlighting the excellent speakers selected by the community to present phenomenal and extremely valuable content at IT/Dev Connections 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/connections/itdev-connections-2014-speaker-highlight-mike-terrill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/connections/itdev-connections-2014-speaker-highlight-mike-terrill#comments Connections IT/Dev Connections IT/Dev Connections Mike Terrill Mike Terrill Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:56:00 +0000 110931 at http://windowsitpro.com Software Patches from Official versus Non-official Sources http://windowsitpro.com/security/software-patches-official-versus-non-official-sources <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of IT Pros use non-official sources for software updates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/software-patches-official-versus-non-official-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/software-patches-official-versus-non-official-sources#comments Security Patches Patches security Security updates Updates Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:36:00 +0000 110921 at http://windowsitpro.com Useful Tool: Calendar Check for Outlook http://windowsitpro.com/outlook/useful-tool-calendar-check-outlook <div class="node-body article-body">CalCheck is a command-line utility for locating issues for Exchange-hosted Calendars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/outlook/useful-tool-calendar-check-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/outlook/useful-tool-calendar-check-outlook#comments Exchange Server Outlook CalCheck CalCheck Calendar Check Calendar Check Exchange Exchange Microsoft Microsoft Outlook Outlook Outlook Web App Outlook Web App Windows Windows Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:49:00 +0000 110911 at http://windowsitpro.com Use PowerShell to Obtain User's Email Attribute http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/use-powershell-obtain-users-email-attribute <div class="node-body article-body">User PowerShell to easily obtain a user's email attribute from Active Directory.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/use-powershell-obtain-users-email-attribute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/use-powershell-obtain-users-email-attribute#comments Active Directory Windows Server PowerShell Active Directory Active Directory email attribute email attribute PowerShell PowerShell Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 110311 at http://windowsitpro.com Be Considered to Beta Test Office 2015 http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/be-considered-beta-test-office-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">If you're willing and able to provide good feedback, Microsoft might consider you to test future versions of Microsoft Office.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/be-considered-beta-test-office-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-office/be-considered-beta-test-office-2015#comments Microsoft Office Beta Beta Microsoft Office Microsoft Office Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:37:00 +0000 110901 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Faces Mysterious Inquiry by Chinese Government http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/microsoft-faces-mysterious-inquiry-chinese-government <div class="field-deck"> Just keeping everyone busy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While little is known at this point, Microsoft China has confirmed that it faces an official inquiry in that country, possibly related to antitrust. And various reports note that at least four Microsoft offices in China were visited by government officials early Monday, with those officials questioning employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/microsoft-faces-mysterious-inquiry-chinese-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/microsoft-faces-mysterious-inquiry-chinese-government#comments Paul Thurrotts WinInfo agreements agreements antitrust antitrust China China Chinese Government Chinese Government employees employees investigations investigations Microsoft Microsoft PCS PCs retailers retailers Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:14:00 +0000 110891 at http://windowsitpro.com Hong Choing, Microsoft Is Cortana Enough to Sway the Apple-first Consumer? http://windowsitpro.com/industry/cortana-enough-sway-apple-first-consumer <div class="node-body article-body">In reality, it's a Mobile-first and Apple-first world. Is Cortana Microsoft's key to altering perception?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/cortana-enough-sway-apple-first-consumer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/cortana-enough-sway-apple-first-consumer#comments Industry Apple Apple Cortana Cortana Microsoft Microsoft Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:12:00 +0000 110881 at http://windowsitpro.com Clean Up Exported Orchestrator Runbook http://windowsitpro.com/orchestrator/clean-exported-orchestrator-runbook <div class="node-body article-body">Sanitize an exported System Center Orchestrator runbook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/orchestrator/clean-exported-orchestrator-runbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/orchestrator/clean-exported-orchestrator-runbook#comments Orchestrator clean clean runbook runbook sanitize sanitize System Center Orchestrator System Center Orchestrator Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 110301 at http://windowsitpro.com Create Remote PowerShell Session As Different User http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/create-remote-powershell-session-different-user <div class="node-body article-body">Create a remote session of PowerShell as a different user.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/create-remote-powershell-session-different-user" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/create-remote-powershell-session-different-user#comments Windows Server PowerShell PowerShell PowerShell Remote Remote Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 108981 at http://windowsitpro.com Associate an Organizational Azure Active Directory with a Windows Azure Subscription http://windowsitpro.com/azure/associate-organizational-azure-active-directory-windows-azure-subscription <div class="node-body article-body">Find out how to link an organizational Azure Active Directory with your Windows Azure subscription.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/associate-organizational-azure-active-directory-windows-azure-subscription" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/associate-organizational-azure-active-directory-windows-azure-subscription#comments Azure Active Directory Active Directory Azure AD Azure AD Windows Azure Windows Azure Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 110271 at http://windowsitpro.com Short Takes: July 25, 2014 http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/short-takes-july-25-2014 <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 an expansion of Microsoft's retail plans, Yammer moves around as co-founder leaves, tablet slowdown doesn't explain iPad sales freefall, Google grilled by EU regulators over "right to be forgotten," e-book judge is troubled over Apple settlement proposal, and Amazon sells everything but profits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/short-takes-july-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/short-takes-july-25-2014#comments Paul Thurrotts WinInfo amazon Amazon Apple Apple e-books e-books EU EU Google Google iPad iPad layoffs layoffs Microsoft Microsoft Yammer Yammer Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:27:00 +0000 110801 at http://windowsitpro.com AzCopy is XCopy for the Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azcopy-xcopy-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Copying data from local sources to Microsoft Azure can't be this easy, can it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azcopy-xcopy-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azcopy-xcopy-cloud#comments Azure AzCopy AzCopy Azure Azure Xcopy Xcopy Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:18:00 +0000 110821 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows Azure Pack VMware Deployment http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/windows-azure-pack-vmware-deployment <div class="node-body article-body">Find out how to use VMware with Windows Azure Pack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/windows-azure-pack-vmware-deployment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/windows-azure-pack-vmware-deployment#comments Private Cloud VMware VMware Windows Azure Pack Windows Azure Pack Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 108961 at http://windowsitpro.com July's Broken Office 365 Update Gets a Fix http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/julys-broken-office-365-update-gets-fix <div class="node-body article-body">Two weeks after the update that broke Office apps for some in July, a fix is available.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/julys-broken-office-365-update-gets-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/julys-broken-office-365-update-gets-fix#comments Office 365 Microsoft Office Office 2013 Office 2013 Office 365 Office 365 Update Update Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:31:00 +0000 110731 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows 8.1 Update 2 Might Show Up in August through Windows Update http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/windows-81-update-2-might-show-august-through-windows-update <div class="node-body article-body">Update 2 for Windows 8.1 might show up as early as next month during Patch Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/windows-81-update-2-might-show-august-through-windows-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/windows-81-update-2-might-show-august-through-windows-update#comments Windows 8.1 Update 2 Update 2 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:04:00 +0000 110721 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft's Brad Smith on Why Microsoft Opposes Government Demands for Personal Information http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsofts-brad-smith-why-microsoft-opposes-government-demands-personal-information <div class="node-body article-body">In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft's General Counsel, Brad Smith, detailed Microsoft's stance on why consumer data needs to be protected from government surveillance.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsofts-brad-smith-why-microsoft-opposes-government-demands-personal-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsofts-brad-smith-why-microsoft-opposes-government-demands-personal-information#comments Cloud Security Brad Smith Brad Smith cloud cloud Government Government Microsoft Microsoft Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:03:00 +0000 110701 at http://windowsitpro.com VM Template vs. Gallery Resource in Windows Azure Pack http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/vm-template-vs-gallery-resource-windows-azure-pack <div class="node-body article-body">Understand the difference between using a System Center Virtual Machine Manager virtual machine template and a gallery resource.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/vm-template-vs-gallery-resource-windows-azure-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/vm-template-vs-gallery-resource-windows-azure-pack#comments Private Cloud Gallery Resource Gallery Resource VM Template VM Template Windows Azure Pack Windows Azure Pack Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 108991 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows Server 2003 Migrations Stalled by Significant Bug, Hotfix Coming, Workaround Available http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/windows-server-2003-migrations-stalled-significant-bug-hotfix-coming-workaround- <div class="node-body article-body">A newfound bug has surfaced that keeps users from successfully logging on during Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2 migrations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/windows-server-2003-migrations-stalled-significant-bug-hotfix-coming-workaround-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/windows-server-2003-migrations-stalled-significant-bug-hotfix-coming-workaround-#comments Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:55:00 +0000 110691 at http://windowsitpro.com Email + Apps = A New Beginning for Email http://windowsitpro.com/email-delivery-toolkit/email-apps-new-beginning-email <div class="node-body article-body">Google’s opening up Gmail to apps is a huge step for email. In a time where apps reign supreme, this will open up doors to countless new opportunities for apps to interact with email and improve the user experience. This will simultaneously open new doors for email marketers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/email-delivery-toolkit/email-apps-new-beginning-email" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/email-delivery-toolkit/email-apps-new-beginning-email#comments Email Delivery Toolkit API api applications applications Apps Apps Email email Gmail gmail Google Google Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 110681 at http://windowsitpro.com IT Pros must constantly learn, but they don’t all learn in the same way http://windowsitpro.com/blog/it-pros-must-constantly-learn-they-don-t-all-learn-same-way <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The first time I saw my favorite professor present a lecture, he declared to the lecture hall &ldquo;everything I&rsquo;ll be teaching you this semester is written down over in the library by people far more eloquent by myself. As that is demonstrably true, ask yourself why should you give up several hours each week to hear me provide you with the same information in this format?&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/hyperbole-embellishment-and-systems-administration-blog">Hyperbole, Embellishment, and Systems Administration Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/it-pros-must-constantly-learn-they-don-t-all-learn-same-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/it-pros-must-constantly-learn-they-don-t-all-learn-same-way#comments Windows Learning Microsoft Learning Systems Administrator Hyperbole, Embellishment, and Systems Administration Blog Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:49:00 +0000 110671 at http://windowsitpro.com Migrating Other Database Types to Microsoft SQL Server and Azure SQL DB http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server/migrating-other-database-types-microsoft-sql-server-and-azure-sql-db <div class="node-body article-body">Using Microsoft-supplied migration utilities, you can migrate Access, Oracle, MySQL, and Sybase database to SQL Server on-premises or in the Cloud.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server/migrating-other-database-types-microsoft-sql-server-and-azure-sql-db" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server/migrating-other-database-types-microsoft-sql-server-and-azure-sql-db#comments Azure SQL Server Azure Azure migration migration SQL Server SQL Server Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:27:00 +0000 110661 at http://windowsitpro.com CU1 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Now Available http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2012/cu1-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">CU1 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 has been released, providing a bulk update to get your installation up to date in one fell swoop.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2012/cu1-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/sql-server-2012/cu1-sql-server-2012-sp2-now-available#comments SQL Server 2012 CU1 CU1 cumulative update cumulative update SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:02:00 +0000 110651 at http://windowsitpro.com Enable AD FS with Windows Azure Pack http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/enable-ad-fs-windows-azure-pack <div class="node-body article-body">Leverage Active Directory Federation Services for authentication with Windows Azure Pack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/enable-ad-fs-windows-azure-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/private-cloud/enable-ad-fs-windows-azure-pack#comments Private Cloud Active Directory Federation Services active directory federation services AD FS AD FS Windows Azure Pack Windows Azure Pack Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 110291 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Stumbles in Europe http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/google-stumbles-europe <div class="field-deck"> No, not in search, they're still dominant in search </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google is confronting a harsh reality that Microsoft learned the hard way a decade ago: Antitrust regulators in Europe aren't pushovers like their US-based cousins. And while the search giant is obviously facing a long line of legal challenges around the world, two EU-based issues are coming to a head: A proposed settlement over Google's search business there, and the firm's more recent attempt to meet a "right to be forgotten" ruling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/google-stumbles-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/google-stumbles-europe#comments Cloud Paul Thurrotts WinInfo antitrust antitrust EC EC EU EU European cases European cases Google Google legal battles legal battles Microsoft Microsoft right to be forgotten right to be forgotten search search Yahoo Yahoo Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:33:00 +0000 110641 at http://windowsitpro.com Free eBook Released on Using Microsoft Azure to Build Cloud Apps http://windowsitpro.com/azure/free-ebook-released-using-microsoft-azure-build-cloud-apps <div class="node-body article-body">A new Microsoft Press release on build apps in the Cloud is now available for free download.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/free-ebook-released-using-microsoft-azure-build-cloud-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/free-ebook-released-using-microsoft-azure-build-cloud-apps#comments Azure Azure Azure DevOps DevOps Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:11:00 +0000 110631 at http://windowsitpro.com Lingering entries for long-deleted servers http://windowsitpro.com/blog/lingering-entries-long-deleted-servers <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Another post, another <a href="http://www.thefreedictionary.com/whinge" target="_blank">whinge</a> about something that really should be fixed in Exchange 2013.</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/lingering-entries-long-deleted-servers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/lingering-entries-long-deleted-servers#comments Exchange Server 2013 deleted server deleted server Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Managed Availability Managed Availability Monitoring Monitoring SCOM SCOM setup setup system registry system registry uninstall server uninstall server Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 107161 at http://windowsitpro.com The 3 Pillars of Developer-ization http://windowsitpro.com/email-delivery-toolkit/3-pillars-developer-ization <div class="node-body article-body">As SendGrid CEO Jim Franklin puts it: Developers are the “internal engine of innovation.” They are the driving force behind change and modernization in their business, and the population is projected to see 7.2 million more of them in the next 5 years. Companies can get on board with "developer-ization" and provide an environment that will help developers fuel their creative side and encourage higher quality products and increased efficiency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/email-delivery-toolkit/3-pillars-developer-ization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/email-delivery-toolkit/3-pillars-developer-ization#comments Email Delivery Toolkit CIO CIO Developer Developer innovation innovation IT IT modernization modernization Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 110621 at http://windowsitpro.com Review: PowerBot Wireless Charging Pad and Backup Battery Pack http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/review-powerbot-wireless-charging-pad-and-backup-battery-pack <div class="node-body article-body">The PowerBot PB1082 combines wireless and wired device charging to make it the ultimate, power-conscious traveler's gadget.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/review-powerbot-wireless-charging-pad-and-backup-battery-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/review-powerbot-wireless-charging-pad-and-backup-battery-pack#comments Hardware PB1082 PB1082 PowerBot PowerBot review review Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:27:00 +0000 110611 at http://windowsitpro.com Configure Remote Desktop Web Access to Use a Remote Desktop Gateway Server http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/configure-remote-desktop-web-access-use-remote-desktop-gateway-server <div class="node-body article-body">Use Remote Desktop Gateway with the "Connect to a PC" option in Remote Desktop Web Access.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/configure-remote-desktop-web-access-use-remote-desktop-gateway-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/configure-remote-desktop-web-access-use-remote-desktop-gateway-server#comments Windows Server RDS RDS Remote Access Gateway Server Remote Access Gateway Server remote desktop services Remote Desktop Services remote desktop web access remote desktop web access Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 108541 at http://windowsitpro.com