This month’s Patch Tuesday was a relatively quiet one. Microsoft made a minor update to Spectre v4 patches, issued critical updates only for desktop editions of Windows, and patched three vulnerabilities that had already been publicly disclosed.
In this Ask the Admin, I’ll show you the new Diagnostic Data Viewer in Windows 10.
Microsoft will retire classic Skype in September of 2018 with the company pushing desktop users to version 8.0
Because this edition of Short Takes is rated M for suggestive themes and strong language, we take a look at Surface Go, a free version of Microsoft Teams, why Spectre and Meltdown are the gifts that keep on giving, and much, much more.
A free version of Teams is now available and it’s pretty good. Up to 300 users, free storage, and lots of functionality – and a phantom Office 365 tenant (or so it seems). The nice people at Slack might not like what they see, but there’s fierce competition to secure the hearts and minds of those who choose to collaborate using a free platform.
Jasper Oosterveld compares the Modern SharePoint experience to the Classic SharePoint experience.
hile Microsoft has introduced services and technologies like Azure Stack to bring the cloud closer to home the company is making two key announcements today that will make it easier to deeply integrate the cloud service into your environment.
Microsoft is finally offering a free version of Teams and it’s far more robust than you may think even though it costs nothing to use.
Microsoft made a mistake in their provisioning process for Exchange Online shared mailboxes, so lots of mailboxes have 100 GB quotas. Things are changing now and new shared mailboxes will have 50 GB quotas, unless you license them. Here’s how to check the status of your shared mailboxes.
Aidan Finn shows you how you can use the snapshot feature of managed disks to create an exact copy (including identity and SID) of a virtual machine.
Aidan Finn explains how you can use volume licensing Software Assurance or Cloud Solution Provider subscriptions for Windows Server to reduce the cost of Microsoft Azure virtual machines.
Jasper Oosterveld, Modern Workplace Consultant and Microsoft MVP, examines the new Page Property Experience within the Modern SharePoint Experience.
In this Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to demote a domain controller and remove the Active Directory Domain Services server role.