Windows Server 2012 http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9303/more en Controlling Windows Firewall with PowerShell http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/controlling-windows-firewall-powershell <div class="field-deck"> Stop turning off Windows Firewall and learn how to tame it! </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most important (and overlooked) parts of Windows Server setup is configuring Windows Firewall. Instead of (gasp!) just turning the silly thing off, learn how to configure it automatically.</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/windows-server-2012/controlling-windows-firewall-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/controlling-windows-firewall-powershell#comments Windows Server 2012 automated setup automated setup PowerShell PowerShell Server setup Server setup Windows Firewall Windows Firewall Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 122681 at http://windowsitpro.com Free eBook on Windows 2003 Server Migrations http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/free-ebook-windows-2003-server-migrations <div class="node-body article-body">A short eBook, released as a free resource from Dell, contains links and information on developing a proper migration plan.</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/windows-server-2003/free-ebook-windows-2003-server-migrations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003/free-ebook-windows-2003-server-migrations#comments Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2003 eBook eBook Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:04:00 +0000 124481 at http://windowsitpro.com Update Rollup Released for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/update-rollup-released-windows-81-windows-rt-81-and-windows-server-2012-r2 <div class="node-body article-body">November's Update Rollup for Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/update-rollup-released-windows-81-windows-rt-81-and-windows-server-2012-r2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/update-rollup-released-windows-81-windows-rt-81-and-windows-server-2012-r2#comments Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Rollup Update Rollup Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Windows RT 8.1 Windows RT 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:50:00 +0000 123131 at http://windowsitpro.com A Fixed MS14-066 Being Reoffered to Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012 http://windowsitpro.com/security/fixed-ms14-066-being-reoffered-windows-server-2008-r2-and-2012 <div class="node-body article-body">A fixed MS14-066 update is heading out through the Windows Update wires.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/fixed-ms14-066-being-reoffered-windows-server-2008-r2-and-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/fixed-ms14-066-being-reoffered-windows-server-2008-r2-and-2012#comments Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2008 Security TLS TLS windows server windows server Windows Update windows update Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:43:00 +0000 123101 at http://windowsitpro.com Cumulative Update Information Added to Windows Update History in November Updates http://windowsitpro.com/windows-update/cumulative-update-information-added-windows-update-history-november-updates <div class="node-body article-body">A new, permanent history entry has been added to Windows to allow users to see quickly the current state of the operating system level.</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/windows-update/cumulative-update-information-added-windows-update-history-november-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-update/cumulative-update-information-added-windows-update-history-november-updates#comments Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Update Update History Update History Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Windows Update windows update Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:00:00 +0000 122531 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Cloud Platform System Brings Azure to On-Prem http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-cloud-platform-system-brings-azure-prem <div class="field-deck"> Azure in a box </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft on Monday held an enterprise cloud event in San Francisco and announced, among other things, the Cloud Platform System. This is a sort of "Azure consistent cloud in a box"—well, a datacenter-friendly rack or set of racks—that will let enterprise customers take advantage of its private and hybrid cloud capabilities. Microsoft also announced new Azure VM and storage capabilities and a new Azure Marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-cloud-platform-system-brings-azure-prem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-cloud-platform-system-brings-azure-prem#comments Cloud Hybrid Cloud System Center 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Azure Azure cloud cloud cloud platform systems cloud platform systems Microsoft Microsoft on-premises on-premises private cloud private cloud public cloud public cloud Satya Nadella Satya Nadella storage capabilities storage capabilities Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:40:00 +0000 120131 at http://windowsitpro.com Worth Knowing: Security Updates Fail for Windows Server 2012 if BitLocker is not Installed http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/worth-knowing-security-updates-fail-windows-server-2012-if-bitlocker-not-install <div class="node-body article-body">If you've uninstalled, or not installed, BitLocker on Windows Server 2012, you'll not be able to install security patches without this hotfix.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/worth-knowing-security-updates-fail-windows-server-2012-if-bitlocker-not-install" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012/worth-knowing-security-updates-fail-windows-server-2012-if-bitlocker-not-install#comments Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 Security BitLocker BitLocker Windows 8 Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:52:00 +0000 115981 at http://windowsitpro.com Bug Fixed: Let the Windows Server 2003 Migrations Continue http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/bug-fixed-let-windows-server-2003-migrations-continue <div class="node-body article-body">A just released hotfix will fix Kerberos communication issues in mixed Windows Server environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/bug-fixed-let-windows-server-2003-migrations-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/bug-fixed-let-windows-server-2003-migrations-continue#comments Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2003 hotfix Hotfix Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:50:00 +0000 114851 at http://windowsitpro.com USB Device Support with Enhanced Session Mode http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/usb-device-support-enhanced-session-mode <div class="node-body article-body">Find out which USB devices work with Enhanced Session Mode.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/usb-device-support-enhanced-session-mode" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2012-r2/usb-device-support-enhanced-session-mode#comments Windows Server 2012 R2 Enhanced Session Mode Enhanced Session Mode ESM ESM USB USB Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 112781 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows Azure Pack Firewall Port Requirements http://windowsitpro.com/azure/windows-azure-pack-firewall-port-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">Windows Azure Pack configures the proper firewall ports for you, but what if you need to customize or you notice suspicious traffic?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/windows-azure-pack-firewall-port-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/windows-azure-pack-firewall-port-requirements#comments Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure firewall Firewall Ports Ports Windows Azure Pack Windows Azure Pack Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:37:00 +0000 112581 at http://windowsitpro.com