IT Administration


SQL Server Cumulative Update Patch Policy Gets Tweaked

The SQL Server engineering team provided some advice for IT when installing the cumulative updates.

Linux Bash Shell Support Comes to Windows

Details on Microsoft's support for the Bash shell on Windows have surfaced after its initial Build keynote announcement.

Timing PowerShell Automations

Get an accurate measurement of how long it takes to run a specific or set a timer for your script to run with these two tips.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Coming Soon, Preview Live Now

Microsoft on Wednesday during its Build conference announced a major update to Windows 10 will be coming this summer, with the preview going live today.

Office 365 Groups To Get Social Networking Connectors

Microsoft's Office 365 Connectors will be getting new features that will extend support to link newsfeeds to Office 365.

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.

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.

Office 365 Admin Center Getting Global Rollout

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

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