IT Administration


Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 Migration Issue In the Works

Microsoft said it is currently working on a hotfix for a log-in issue that could occur when migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2.

Practical PowerShell Part 3: Create Custom Objects Quickly

In the third lesson, Prof. PowerShell shows you how to properly use the ForEach enumerator.

Pop Quiz: Windows 8.1 IPsec Rules

Applies to the "Configure network connectivity" objective of Exam 70-687.

Flawed SQL Server 2012 SP2 ISOs Fixed

Microsoft has corrected an issue with the TechNet and MSDN subscribers' download of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

Public Folder Hierarchy Limits in Exchange Increased to 100,000

Microsoft announced this week that the public folder hierarchy limits of its Exchange Online service for Office 365 customers has increased.

Microsoft Downplays Disclosed Active Directory Flaw

A vulnerability in in Active Directory could lead to an attacker gaining access to a system and changing user passwords, according to a security firm disclosure.

Oracle Patch Includes 20 Java Flaw Fixes

Oracle's quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) arrived on Tuesday with 113 security flaw fixes for multiple Oracle products, including 20 for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).

Practical PowerShell Part 2: Property Value

This week Prof. PowerShell shows you how to retrieve dynamic property values.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Slipstream ISO Flaw Causing Upgrade Issues

Problems with the ISO releases SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 have surfaced, according to Microsoft this week.

SharePoint Server Cumulative Updates Will Arrive Monthly

Microsoft announced that its cumulative updates (CU) for SharePoint Server will now arrive every month.

Practical PowerShell Part 1: 1-Line Commands

Before you can run, you have to learn to walk.

Pop Quiz: Migrating to Windows 8.1

Applies to the "Install and upgrade to Windows 8.1" objective of Exam 70-687.

Import CSV Cleanup into PowerShell

Here's a quick way to import a CSV file without the need to heavily edit it for compatibility.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2: Upgrading SYSVOL to DFSR

Applies to the "Configure the Active Directory infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-412.

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Roadmap Program

Looking to bring some transparency and clarity to the Office 365 software release schedule, Microsoft has released a new service that will keep users up to date on changes made.

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