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Linux Containers Announced for Windows Server 2016

In front of a crowd at this week's DockerCon 2017 in Austin, Texas, Microsoft showed off a new Linux container that runs on Windows Server 2016.

Password Bypass Feature Added to Microsoft Authenticator

Microsoft has streamlined site access for Android and iOS mobile device users with a new password bypass feature addition to the Microsoft Authenticator application.

PowerApps and Flow Improvements Detailed

Microsoft gave some light on the latest improvements to PowerApps and Microsoft Flow, and provided some clues as to what should be coming in future updates.

Shadow Brokers-Exposed Windows Flaws Reportedly Fixed

According to Microsoft, the Windows flaws exposed last week connected to the newly leaked hacking tools has already been patched.

Azure Active Directory Sync Tools To Lose Support Thursday

Microsoft is once again warning IT pros that both Windows Azure Active Directory Sync (DirSync) and Azure AD Sync tools will no longer be supported after April 12.

Windows Server 2016 Remote Management Enhancements Coming Soon

Microsoft claims to be working on a new remote management option for Windows Server 2016 users.

Microsoft Discusses Windows 10 Creators Update Tools

Ahead of this week's release of Windows 10's next major update, Microsoft is providing details on what's in store once the "creators update" goes liv

Office 365 Threat Intelligence and Data Governance Services Released

Microsoft released Threat Intelligence service and the Advanced Data Governance solution for Office 365 this week.

Windows 10 Creators Update Privacy Changes

Microsoft released some information on what is changing on the privacy front once Windows 10's next major update is released.

Access Services for SharePoint Online Ending

Microsoft will give the axe to Access Services for SharePoint Online in June.

Microsoft To Release Windows 10 Creator Update on April 11

Microsoft plans to start delivering its new Windows 10 "creators update" globally, starting on April 11, according to an announcement made this week.

System Center Configuration Manager 1702 Goes Live

Microsoft announced that the latest version of System Center Configuration Manager is now available.

PowerShell Desired State Configuration Reporting Module Now Available

Microsoft's new Windows PowerShell module that adds reporting tools for Windows OS maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC) is now available for download.

OneDrive for Business Linux Issue Now Fixed

While a fix for Windows users has yet arrived, Microsoft has addressed an issue that slowed access to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business for Linux users.

Ping Identity Solution Preview for Azure AD Coming Soon

This week will bring the preview of Ping Identity, which aims to streamline single sign-on access to header-based Web applications, in Azure Active Directory.

Microsoft Outlines How To Move Public Folders to Exchange Online

Documents by Microsoft showing how to move move public folders from Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016 to Exchange Online were published online this week.

Multifactor Authentication Added to Hybrid Exchange PowerShell Tool

IT pros managing Exchange Server and Exchange Online accounts via remote PowerShell now have the ability to protect those sessions with multifactor authentication.

Windows Server 2012 Support Extended

The life of Windows Server 2012 support, which was originally set to expire at the beginning of 2023, has been extended by Microsoft.

Microsoft Releases 'Largest' Monthly Security Patch

After skipping the February Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft is back with a larger-than-usual rollup of fixes.

Microsoft Teams Now Generally Available for Office 365 Customers

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that the Microsoft Teams chat service is now available for some Office 365 business subscribers.

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