IT Administration


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.

Gathering Installed Software Using PowerShell

There's two ways to accomplish this task: the wrong way and the right way. Here's how to do both.

Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 Now Available

Microsoft this week has announced that the latest version of its Advanced Threat Analytics forensic security solution is now available.

PowerShell 2.0 Support Ending with Next Major Windows 10 Update

With the release of Windows 10 "fall creators update," targeted to arrive in September or October, Windows PowerShell 2.0 will no longer be officially supported.

Third-Party Vendor Provides Option In Response to Microsoft's Unified Messaging Changes

In response to Microsoft's announcement this week that it will no longer provide session border controller (SBC) support for PBX systems accessing Office 365, third-party firm AVST is stepping in with a solution.

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