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Creating Your First Docker Windows Server Container

Windows Server has come a long way since Windows NT. First, we could virtualize Windows Server, and now we can even play in the realm which what was …

DevOps

Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) For Windows 10 v1803

<b>When to use WS_1803 RSAT Package</b>: When managing Windows Server, version 1803 or Windows Server, version 1709 <b><br>When to use WS2016 RSAT Package</b>: When …

Software

Securing Remote Desktop (RDP) for System Administrators

<i>Special thanks to Forrest Smalley of IST for providing content and screen shots for this article</i><p>How secure is Windows Remote Desktop?<p>Remote Desktop …

Information Security

Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

Blockchain

How to enable Active Directory Recycle Bin in Windows Server 2016

No ratings yet.<p>Before we dive into how to enable Active Directory Recycle Bin in Windows Server 2016, we will first explain what it is and when …

Step-by-Step guide to create Azure file share and Map it in Windows 10

Azure Files is a managed, cloud based file share that can access via SMB protocol. Once you create Azure File share it can be access from anyware …

Windows Server gets a big upgrade - Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Iowa, NE

Despite measurable impacts on the bottom line, most business owners don’t get excited about the release of server software. Microsoft is doing its …

Office 365 Security Resources

This is a list of Office 365 and Microsoft cloud security resources that I compiled during research for my Office 365 security course at …

Microsoft Azure

Windows Containers in Cloud Foundry? Here's How We Did It

Hey, have you heard? Pivotal Cloud Foundry now supports running applications in Windows Server Containers.The platform has supported .NET apps on …

Virtualization

Project Description

Project Description<p>Videos<p>HowTo<p>Step 1 Download required files (prerequisities):<br>• Step 2 Create folder and Unzip scripts there<br>• Step 3 (Optional) Check the …

How to Install Windows Server 2019 Tech Preview in Azure

In today’s post, we will look at how to install Windows Server 2019 Tech Preview Azure. As most of you are aware, Microsoft announced the Windows …

Microsoft Office 365 Gets Built-in Ransomware Protection and Enhanced Security Features

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting big businesses, hospitals, financial …

Microsoft Office

100G Ethernet Networking

With this largest-ever test of 100G Ethernet networking, the HPE FlexFabric 12916E sets a new high-water mark for data-center core networking. In an …

Networking

Windows Server 2019 LTSC Build 17623, First Take: Key scenarios await detail

Windows Server is moving to the faster six-month release cycle of the Windows client <i>and</i> staying as a server OS that comes out every two to three …

10 Amazing Moments in Microsoft's History, From Its Founding to Desktop Dominance to Today

Here's how the software company, founded on April 4, 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, paved the way for personal computing and dominated the market.<p>Microsoft is the company that made personal computers mainstream, with one in almost every home and office.And it all started when co-founders Bill …

Instant VM Recovery considerations for modern data center – Part 2

Previously, we've gone over design, performance and backup target considerations. Let’s continue our discussion with thoughts on network and restore …

Cloud Computing

Microsoft releases HTML5-based Remote Desktop web client preview

Microsoft is working on an HTML5-based Remote Desktop client to allow Windows users to control their devices from the comfort of their favorite …

Software

Announcing Windows Server 2019 Preview Build 17623

Hello Windows Insiders!<p>Today we are pleased to release the first build of the Windows Server 2019, our next Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) …

Enable Deduplication on #StorageSpacesDirect on ReFS Volumes – Windows Insider Build 17079 #MVPBuzz #MVPHour

Hey Checkyourlogs Fan,<p>Here is a preview of some of the amazing content coming out in our next @MVPDays Publishing book on Storage Spaces Direct and …

Windows Server

DEFCON 22: Bypass firewalls, application white lists, secure remote desktops in 20 seconds

In theory, post-exploitation after having remote access is easy. Also in theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is. Imagine a scenario, where you have deployed a malware on a user’s workstation, but the target information is on a secure server accessed via …

Office 365: How to Remove an Online User Permanently

The following steps help System Administrators to remove MS online users from Office 365 Portal by using Windows PowerShell.<p>Steps<p>1. Microsoft Online …

Storage Spaces Direct: 10,000 clusters and counting!

It’s been 18 months since we announced general availability of Windows Server 2016, the first release to include Storage Spaces Direct, …

Microsoft is readying multi-session support for Windows 10

Microsoft looks poised to add a new Multi Session option to Windows 10, likely this fall, which will allow IT to provide multiple users with remote …

Hyper-V VM Import–Know Before You Go

Importing VMs from one host to another can run into issues due differences in the configuration of the hosts. A common issue is that a virtual switch …

Azure’s new Serial Console gives you a direct window into the dark heart of your VMs

Azure developers and sysadmins have long asked for the ability to get access to a serial console for their virtual machines (VMs). While it’s generally easy enough to log into a VM after it has booted, things get far more complicated if the machine doesn’t boot for some reason. Troubleshooting that …

Exchange 2016 CU9 Released

Exchange 2016 CU9 has been released to the Microsoft download centre! Exchange 2016 has a different servicing strategy than Exchange 2007/2010 and …

Exchange 2016 prerequisites

<i>Applies to: Exchange Server 2016</i><p><i>Topic Last Modified: 2018-01-24</i><p><b>Summary:</b> Windows operating system prerequisites for Exchange 2016 and Exchange …

Windows Server 2019- Announced

Wow things really do move quickly in the wonderful world of Microsoft Servers., no sooner have we managed to digest the Semi Annual Chanel (SAC 1709) …

How to fix the WIM mounting error in MDT on Windows Server 2016 VMs

Few things can be as frustrating as errors that prevent your deployment server from working properly. For those having trouble with Windows Server …

Windows Server 2019: Session Host is dead! Multi-user Win10 instead?

Imagine if RDSH was based on a client OS instead of a server OS. Fantastic, right?

Enterprise Mobility