IT Administration


The Slow Death of PowerShell 2.0 Is Coming

Even though PowerShell 2.0 is slowly fading out of enterprises due to its security issues, Microsoft said that it will take some time to completely phase it out.

Understanding Parallel Runspaces in PowerShell

Allowing multiple segments of a code to run concurrently will increase the overall script's efficiency.

ReFS Creation Support Ending for Windows 10 Pro and Home Editions

Microsoft recently announce that with the arrival of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the OS will lose file and disk creation capabilities using the Resilient File System (ReFS).

Microsoft Adding New Query Language to Azure Log Analytics

Microsoft started rolling out an update this week to its Azure Log Analytics service that promises to bring improved search, plus a new query language.

Microsoft Previews New Azure Security and Management Tools

Microsoft highlighted a couple of Azure tools, including Just-in-Time VM Access, this week.

How To Create Progress Bars in PowerShell

When automating a ton of tasks, creating a visual cue on the activate is helpful in knowing that things are running smoothly.

Role-Based Access Control Comes to Microsoft Intune

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its Intune mobile management service has received role-based access control (RBAC) capabilities.

Automate WSUS Using the PowerShell UpdateServices Module

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) allows Windows administrators to quickly and easily manage the rollout of updates to your clients and servers in your environment.

Intune Data Warehouse for Mobile Reporting Hits the Preview Stage

A public preview of Intune Data Warehouse was released by Microsoft on Tuesday.

PowerShell Module Browser Site Now Live

Microsoft earlier this month has made live its new "PowerShell Module Browser," a Web search page for finding PowerShell scripts and information, the company announced.

SharePoint Communication Site Feature Gets Mobile App Support

SharePoint is getting mobile application support for the new Communication Site feature, along with list improvements, Microsoft announced this week.

Azure Active Directory Sign-In Changes Now in Preview

Microsoft this week released a preview of a new sign-in experience for Azure Active Directory and Microsoft account users.

Leverage BITS for File Transfers with PowerShell

Background Intelligent Transfer Service is a useful tool for transferring large files or transferring to a system with connectivity issues.

System Center Configuration Manager Update 1706 Now Available

Microsoft last week released new management capabilities in the latest System Center Configuration Manager update.

Microsoft Prepping Release of Windows Subsystem for Linux

Arriving with the "fall creators update" for Windows 10 will be Windows Subsystem for Linux, Microsoft announced.

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