Aidan Finn introduces you to the new GUI-based tool for deploying Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Nano Server.
Microsoft held its Connect conference today and announced at the event are Visual Studio 2017, SQL Server v.Next for Windows and Linux, Visual Studio for the Mac, and that Microsoft has joined the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.
Exchange 2016 CU3 is the first version to support Windows 2016 as a deployment platform. At least, it was. Microsoft has discovered a problem lurking deep in the bowels of Windows 2016 that causes Exchange 2016 CU3 to crash when deployed in a database availability group (DAG). IIS is tagged as the problem child, but it’s really not.
Windows has an unfixable security flaw. That’s the frightening conclusion of this researcher, who says he can inject code—at will—into browsers and other Windows apps. It affects all versions of Windows released in the past 16 years, he says. And it can’t be patched, without breaking legitimate desktop apps. It could be bad for containerized server workloads, too…
Find out how to deploy an image to a container in Windows Server 2016, create a new image, and upload it to Docker.
Someone asked me recently on Twitter about WSUS in Windows Server 2016 and whether it “still mattered.” I think it does, so let me show you how easy it is to install.
Learn how to automate the process of installing Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) on a Windows Server 2016 box.
Explore the main reasons you should consider deploying the now generally available Windows Server 2016 in your network.
Microsoft is making significant changes to how it updates Windows and Server products; these updates go live starting tomorrow which means it is important for you to be prepared.
Let’s examine whether there are any features in Windows Server 2016 that might be worth SMEs upgrading to it.
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.