IT Administration


Comparing Common Actions in Batch, VBscript and PowerShell

If you haven't dipped your toes in the PowerShell water yet, here's a good primer to get started.

Microsoft Extends Legacy App Support Feature in Edge

Microsoft announced today that controls for managing browser use on Windows 10 have arrived for the company's new browser, Edge.

SharePoint 2016 IT Preview Released

Microsoft on Monday released its "IT preview" for SharePoint Server 2016, along with new Office 365 "cloud hybrid search" capabilities.

Provide Safe Scripting by Adding WhatIf Support

Be sure something won't break with your code with this handy parameter.

Microsoft Releases Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update with Windows 10 Support

Microsoft earlier this week released Deployment Toolkit 2013 Update 1, which includes support for the deployment of Windows 10.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2015 Now Available

The latest suite of desktop management tools for enterprises, called "Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2015" was released today.

Keeping You Honest in PowerShell with Set-StrictMode

Sometimes we need a nanny to make sure our scripts are on the up and up.

Next Windows Server 2016 and RSAT for Windows 10 Previews Coming This Month

Microsoft will be releasing Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 and Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 in the next few weeks.

Microsoft May Be Shifting Away from Traditional Certs

Microsoft is working on fundamentally changing the certification process by shifting to skills-specific badges for those who don't want, need, or see the value in MCSE or MCSA certifications.

Multithread Your PowerShell Commands Using Runspaces with PoshRSJob

Get more done with this handy module.

'First' Windows 10 Cumulative Update Released

Microsoft on Wednesday issued its "first" cumulative update for Windows 10.

Windows 10 Tools Start Slowly Rolling Out

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to its latest System Center Configuration Manager products that will enable Windows 10 operating system deployments, but a few Windows 10 tools are still lagging.

Treat Your Scripts Like Cattle

Standardization will ensure that your code works today, tomorrow and down the road.

Windows 10 Now Available

Microsoft today has officially released Windows 10 for download and purchase.

Power BI Gets Major Update

Microsoft last week released a reworked version of Power BI, Microsoft's cloud-based analytics and data visualization too, which replaces the previous Power BI for Office 365" version.

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