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Exploring the Active Directory Forest and Domain

Use the Active Directory Module to run available cmdlets and automate many of your daily tasks.

Group Policy Controls for Office 2016 Updated to Battle Macro Threats

Microsoft is giving enterprises more ammunition to battle threats that could spread through Office 2016 macros.

SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate 1 Released by Microsoft

SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) 1 is now available, nearly feature-complete, according to Microsoft.

Azure Active Directory-Based Windows 10 Mobile Management Outlined

Organizations awaiting the commercial release of Microsoft's emerging Windows 10 Mobile operating system will face lots of caveats when using Azure Active Directory (AD) for identity and access management.

A Look at PowerShell History

There are times when we look back on our PowerShell history to find a command that we had run so we can run it again or we just wanted to know what we had run to see if there is anything to pull and save for later on.

New Office 365 Reporting Portal Begins Rolling out to Subscribers

Microsoft said that its latest "reporting portal for Office 365 has begun rolling out to subscribers this week.

Microsoft Said that Office Online Server Is 'Essential' for SharePoint 2016

Microsoft last week indicated that Office Online Server will be "essential" for SharePoint Server 2016.

SharePoint Server 2016 RTM Bits Released

Microsoft today announced that its SharePoint Server 2016 has hit the "release-to-manufacturing" (RTM) milestone.

PowerShell Basics: Working with the If Statement

Just like any good tool, knowing the different ways to use the If statement will help your script in many ways.

Microsoft Announced SQL Server Is Coming to Linux

Microsoft this week announced that SQL Server 2016 database system will be landing on Linux.

Major Windows 10 Update May Be Coming this Summer

This year may see a different release schedule for updated version of Microsoft's latest OS, according to reports.

Office 365 Admin Center Getting Global Rollout

Microsoft announced today that Office 365 subscribers worldwide soon will be getting the Admin Center management console.

Microsoft StorSimple Virtual Array Now Available

Microsoft's StorSimple Virtual Array product, a hybrid storage solution, was commercially released this week.

SDP for IaaS Initiative Launches at RSA Conference

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the formation of a new Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) initiative during this week's RSA Security Conference.

Querying MySQL Databases with PowerShell

Save some time by automatically querying up data.

Azure Active Directory Identity Protection Preview Released

Microsoft released a preview today of its new identity protection service, which is powered by Azure cloud services.

Microsoft Advocates Security Through Timely Patching

Organizations can ensure security by keeping Windows up to date, and they should patch their line-of-business applications as well.

Windows Patch Security Tops IT Pro Concerns

System security concerns did not diminish among IT pros in 2015, but mobile was deemed less problematic, according to an industry survey.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Windows Threat Protection Service

Microsoft unveiled today that it has a new security service known as "Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection."

Microsoft Fixing Outlook 2016 POP3 Issues

Microsoft late last week acknowledged a problem with Outlook 2016 when used with POP3 accounts.

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