IT Administration


How To Save and Read Sensitive Data with PowerShell

If you deal with private data, automate how you access it with this handy tip.

Microsoft Hotfix Software Assurance Benefit Changes

Changes affecting Software Assurance benefits, App-V deployments, Exchange Online Unified Messaging and even Microsoft Office and Nano Server are appearing in random locations across Microsoft sites.

Microsoft To Focus on PowerShell Core over PowerShell 6.0 Moving Forward

Microsoft will prioritize and advocate for the use of PowerShell Core over previous versions, the company recently announced.

First 'Insider' Windows Server 2016 Test Build Released

Microsoft this week released its first preview build of Windows Server 2016 to its Windows Insider Program testers, kicking off Windows 10-like plans for the server product.

Creating Shares in Windows Using the SmbShare Module in PowerShell

Just recently, Microsoft has made it a lot easier to create new shares by avoiding cumbersome UI navigation and going straight through PowerShell.

Canonical's Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available in the Windows Store

Microsoft this week has made available the Linux-based Canonical Ubuntu distro for download in the Windows Store.

Quest's Office 365 and Azure Active Directory Management Service Now Available

Quest this week has made live new cloud-based solutions for managing Azure Active Directory implementations and Office 365 applications.

'Zero-Touch' PC Provisioning with Microsoft's Windows AutoPilot Service

Microsoft announced a new Windows AutoPilot service this week that promises to ease the provisioning of new PCs for end users.

Working with the LocalAccounts Cmdlets in PowerShell v5

A feature that had been in high demand, native local account management, is finally in PowerShell.

Windows 10 Enterprise Migration on the Rise

According to a recent IT-focused survey, Windows 10 migrations are picking up in organizations.

Open Source Dev Tools for Azure on Display

During an Azure OpenDev online webinar this week, Microsoft and partners showed off some of the upcoming Azure tools aimed at IT.

Viewing Wireless Networks with PowerShell Legacy Commands

Combining the netch command in PowerShell will allow users to pull up useful information about local wireless networks.

Web Apps Access Receives Azure AD and PingAccess Integration

Microsoft this week has made Azure Active Directory service, integrated with Ping Identity's PingAccess, commercially available.

Exchange Server 2016 To Get Recoverable Items Fix

Microsoft said that when Cumulative Update 6 (CU6) releases, an issue in Exchange Server 2016's Recoverable Items folder behavior will be fixed.

Managing Owners of Files and Folders with PowerShell

Here is how to update the owner permissions on a file that cannot be accessed.

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