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A Workaround for Finding Missing Hyper-V Tools in Windows 10

Daniel Petri shows us a workaround for finding missing Hyper-V tools in Windows 10.

Nov 17, 2015|Daniel Petri


PowerShell 5.0 Just Enough Administration (JEA) Part 1: Understanding JEA and Configuring the Demo Toolkit

Learn how to easily configuring constrained PowerShell Remoting endpoints using the PowerShell Just Enough Administration Toolkit.

Oct 1, 2015|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Ships Third Preview Version of Windows Server 2016

Microsoft has shipped Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3, along with related releases of System Center 2016 TP3 and the RSAT Tools for Windows 10.

Aug 20, 2015|Paul Thurrott

Active Directory

Restrict Privileged Accounts with Authentication Silos in Windows Server 2012 R2

Learn how to restrict the use of domain admin accounts using authentication policy and silos in Windows Server 2012 R2.

Jun 30, 2015|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2016

How to Install the full UI on Windows Server 2016

Aidan Finn shows us how to install the full user interface on Windows Server 2016, which is not the default option during installation.

May 15, 2015|Aidan Finn


Create Custom Security Policies with the Windows Server Security Configuration Wizard

Russell Smith shows us how to easily create custom security policies for Windows Server using the Security Configuration Wizard to suit your organization's business needs.

Apr 13, 2015|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2016

Thoughts on Windows Nano Server

Microsoft has officially unveiled Windows Nano Server, but what does the news mean for system administrators? Russell Smith provides his thoughts in his latest commentary.

Apr 9, 2015|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2016

Do We Still Need GUI Management Tools in Windows Server?

Are the GUI management tools still relevant for Windows Server? Russell Smith explains how we're moving away from the traditional GUI in lieu of PowerShell.

Apr 2, 2015|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2016

Leaked Slides Reveal Windows Server vNext Nano Server Role

Some Microsoft PowerPoint slides leaked over the weekend reveal a new "Nano Server" role in Windows Server vNext. Editorial Director Jeff James gives us his take on the news.

Mar 2, 2015|Jeff James

Active Directory

How to Use Starter Group Policy Objects in Windows Server

Russell Smith shows us how to create, load and save starter Group Policy Objects (GPOs) in Active Directory.

Dec 22, 2014|Russell Smith

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