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Create GPOs Using the Security Compliance Manager Tool

In today’s edition of Ask the Admin, Russell Smith will show you how to export security templates as Group Policy Objects (GPOs).

Sep 13, 2016|Russell Smith

The Nano Server Debate - Yes or No?

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.

Aug 31, 2016|Aidan Finn

Microsoft Targets VMware Customers with ‘Free’ Windows Server License

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.

Aug 24, 2016|Brad Sams

Git for Sysadmins - Using POSH-GIT

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.

Aug 17, 2016|Russell Smith

Azure OpInsights vs. System Center Operations Manager

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.

Aug 16, 2016|Russell Smith

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