Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to blogging about Windows Server for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, Russell is a Contributing Editor at CDW’s Biztech Magazine and writes regularly for industry journal Windows IT Professional. Russell has more than 13 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security and co-authored one for Microsoft’s Official Academic Course (MOAC) series.
Russell Smith's Recent Posts
Learn about the Antimalware Scan Interface in Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
Learn about improvements to security auditing in Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10.
In this article, I’ll show you to encrypt an Azure virtual machine.
Discover how Windows 10 Enterprise is licensed.
Learn how Azure Active Directory Identity Protection can help secure cloud identities.
Learn how to create an alert in Azure Monitor.
What is the difference between Dfs-R and Storage Replica in Windows Server 2016?
Quickly provision your first virtual machine in the Azure cloud.
Find out how to define metrics in Azure Monitor.
Russell Smith explains what Microsoft’s Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) is and how it can help keep your systems secure.
In this article, you’ll learn how to view and filter activity and diagnostic logs in Azure Monitor and save your queries.
Learn how to visualize Azure ARM templates using an online tool called ARMVIZ.
Learn how to quickly deploy a Remote Desktop Services (RDS) farm in Microsoft Azure.