Microsoft has announced that the general availability of Windows Server 2016 will arrive in October and that it will include the Docker Engine to Windows Server 2016 customers at no additional cost.
Russell Smith shows you how to use the localGPO command line tool in Security Compliance Manager (SCM) to apply security templates to computers that are not part of an Active Directory domain.
Aidan Finn describes some of the significant changes to Windows Server licensing that are coming with Windows Server 2016, that are sure to catch most of you by surprise.
In today’s edition of Ask the Admin, Russell Smith will show you how to export security templates as Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
It is clear from Microsoft’s publicity about Windows Server 2016 that the corporation believes that the default choice for installing a new server is Nano Server. Do you agree with that view? In this opinion post, I discuss the merits of both sides of the argument, share my take on the matter, and ask what you think.
In this edition of the Enterprise Agenda, it’s time to start preparing for the great migration to Windows Server 2016 and we have a guide to help you get started.
Microsoft has announced a new offer to VMware customers that will give them a free Windows Server license if they switch to Hyper-v but there are some other caveats too.
Microsoft is making a big bet by changing how it will patch older versions of Windows with a goal of reducing the complexity of the Windows ecosystem but will it pay off?
Apart from the amusing name, POSH-GIT is a PowerShell module for GitHub supplied as part of Git for Windows. In this Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to use Git source control via this PowerShell module.
In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll compare Azure Operational Insights (OpInsights) with System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), and discover whether OpInsights replaces SCOM.
Microsoft to change how older Windows versions get patches. For better or worse, it’ll be more like the Windows 10 way. Next Patch Tuesday, prepare for a single rollup patch. This means you won’t be able to pick and choose the patches that work for you. And that’s good, because… um, reasons.
Microsoft is making big changes to the way that it will release patches for many of its popular Windows products that will impact how IT Pros patch their environments.
Microsoft Windows Secure Boot has a big problem. It’s no longer secure, and can’t be fixed—or so say a pair of security researchers who found the issue. Apparently, Microsoft created a secret backdoor, for internal QA use. But two Ring Of Lightning researchers uncovered the so-called “golden key.”