IT Administration


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.

Exploring Reference Variables in PowerShell

Even if you've heard of reference variables, their use may still be a mystery.

Microsoft Details Azure Active Directory MDM Scenarios in Windows 10

Microsoft has outlined how Windows 10 will be used with Azure Active Directory and the premises-based AD.

Study Finds Average Cost of Enterprise Breaches on the Rise

The average cost of corporate security breaches has raised 23 percent over the last two years, according to a report by IBM and Ponemon Institute.

Preview of SQL Server 2016 Now Available

Microsoft released a preview of SQL Server 2016 on Wednesday.

Managing Local Groups in PowerShell

Here's how to create, add and remove members of a group.

When and Why To Convert a Script into a Function

And when converting, remember that reusing code will save you a ton of time.

App Management Through Intune and Configuration Manager Explained

Microsoft is sharing details of its future push for application management through the use of both Intune and System Center Configuration Manager.

Microsoft Lays Out Future Windows 10 Update Strategies for IT Pros

IT pros should take a drastic change to how they approach patches and updates in production environments, according to Microsoft.

Building PowerShell Functions That Support the Pipeline

Here's how to build some universal functions that will survive your environment.

Upcoming System Center 2012 Service Packs To Include Support for Windows 10

Microsoft on Thursday announced that its Configuration Manager components of System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 will be receiving new service packs.

Microsoft Reissues SQL Server 2004 SP1

Microsoft last week republished SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1.

Port Checking Using PowerShell

Check remote ports quickly by using PowerShell and the .NET Framework.

Managing Local User Accounts with PowerShell

Here's how to add, disable and delete accounts.

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