Windows Server 2016

What about Windows Server 10?

Microsoft had a lot to say about Windows 10 yesterday, but what about Windows Server 10, also known as Windows Server vNext? Russell Smith gives us an update on the state of the next Windows Server release.

Jan 22, 2015|Russell Smith

Amazon Web Services

Configure DHCP and DNS in an AWS Virtual Private Cloud

Russell Smith shows us how to get DNS resolution working for Active Directory by creating a new DHCP options set in Amazon Web Services.

Dec 2, 2014|Russell Smith

Amazon Web Services

Manage IP Addressing with Virtual Private Clouds in Amazon Web Services

Learn how to provision a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM with a static private IP address in a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), with the help of Windows PowerShell.

Dec 2, 2014|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2016

Failover Clustering in Windows Server Technical Preview

Aidan Finn delves into what's new with failover clustering in the Windows Server Technical Preview.

Nov 18, 2014|Aidan Finn

Windows 10

TechEd Europe 2014: Microsoft Previews Windows 10 Enterprise Features

Microsoft Previews Windows 10 Enterprise Features at TechEd Europe 2014, and Contributing Editor Russell Smith walks us through the highlights.

Oct 28, 2014|Russell Smith

Windows Server 2012

5 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade To Windows Server 2012 R2

Still can't decide if you should upgrade to Windows Server 2012 R2? Aidan Finn serves up five reasons why you should upgrade to Microsoft's latest server OS.

Sep 4, 2014|Aidan Finn

Windows Server 2012

Manage Servers using Server Manager in Windows 8.1

Learn how to manage servers using Server Manager in Windows 8.1 in this how-to article by Petri IT Knowledgebase Contributing Editor Russell Smith.

Aug 19, 2014|Russell Smith


Improvements I Want to See in the Next Version of Hyper-V

Aidan Finn serves up a wish list of the top features and improvements he'd like to see in the next version of Hyper-V.

Jul 28, 2014|Aidan Finn


Protect Windows Server Using the Security Configuration Wizard Part 2: Applying and Rolling Back Policies and Advanced Features

Our two-part series on the Windows Server Security Configuration Wizard concludes with a look at how to apply and roll back security policies.

Jun 25, 2014|Russell Smith


Using the Windows Server Security Configuration Wizard Part 1: Evaluating Risk and Creating a New Security Policy

Learn how to create custom security policies for Windows Server using the Security Configuration Wizard and how to evaluate risks associated with new policies.

Jun 18, 2014|Russell Smith

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