IT Administration

OpenSSH Supporter Positive on Microsoft's Contribution to the Protocol

Microsoft has made waves in recent history by showing support for OpenSSH, the open source protocol, which adds security around remote server access and file transfers.

How Law Enforcement Surveillance Is Hurting Enterprise Security

Government backdoors used for surveillance are leaving systems vulnerable to traditional attack, a new report by prominent cryptographers argues.

Microsoft Releases Additional Windows 10 Details Ahead of Launch

Microsoft last week offered some info on what to expect for Windows 10's launch later this month.

'PowerShell for Office 365' Web Portal Released

Microsoft this week has made "PowerShell for Office 365," a new Web resource, available for IT pros.

Report: Windows Server 2003 Use To Continue Past Support Death

Big Data solutions provider CloudPhysics estimates that Windows Server 2003 won't be completely gone from datacenters until mid 2018, despite losing official support later this month.

SharePoint 2016's 'Cloud First' Approach

Microsoft is approaching the next version of SharePoint, scheduled for next year, with a cloud mindset.

When To Reinvent the Scripting Wheel

While grabbing premade scripts to solve your current problem is a huge time saver for IT, you're missing out on quite a few things by not doing it yourself.

Licensing Expert Warns of Pricey Windows Server 2003 Custom Support

Microsoft doesn't explain its CSAs publicly in great detail, so it's left to consultants to lend a helping hand.

Azure Active Directory Connect and Health Tools Released

Microsoft on Wednesday released its Azure Active Directory (AD) Connect tool.

Office 365 Service APIs and Push Notifications Go Live

Microsoft is adding two Office 365 improvements to improve service communication.

Unpatched IE Flaw Details Released by HP

A research team at HP has released details on an Internet Explorer 11 flaw this week.

Reporting on Local Groups in PowerShell

In any environment on your network, you have to be sure you know who had administrator rights on specific systems and also want a way to report on who (accounts or groups) that are a part the local groups on a system.

Microsoft To Release Admin, Security and Template Enhancements for Office 365

Improvements for Office 365 and Exchange Online are coming soon, according to an announcement by Microsoft.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Update Requirements for Organizations

Microsoft wants enterprises to deploy Windows 10 within a certain time frame. Those that don't will suffer the consequences.

Writing PowerShell Functions for the Pipeline

Make sure your code is ready for the pipeline with these tips.

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