Microsoft Active Directory Design and Administration
- September 12, 2017
Microsoft patched 76 vulnerabilities on September Patch Tuesday, but Windows Server administrators only have a few critical updates that require immediate attention.
- August 31, 2017
As Microsoft's PowerShell Core open source project progresses, some question the future of Windows PowerShell in the company's cloud-focused strategy.
- August 15, 2017
Azure Stack will be ready in September. But given the product's complexity, early customers might think about working with a service provider.
- August 08, 2017
Security researchers uncovered a new SMB vulnerability in July, but Microsoft feels most administrators who follow network security best practices are already protected.
- July 11, 2017
Administrators should prioritize yet another vulnerability associated with the SMB protocol that could allow attackers to overtake Windows systems.
- June 13, 2017
A month after Microsoft issued updates to protect unsupported Windows systems from the WannaCry ransomware, the company repeats the act to protect these systems from a new threat.
- May 09, 2017
Microsoft didn't wait until May Patch Tuesday to issue an update on a critical Malware Protection Engine vulnerability discovered by Google's Project Zero.
- April 20, 2017
Microsoft's project to run Linux containers on Windows bridges a technical divide, but developers who work on the open source operating system may not be swayed so easily.
- April 11, 2017
Microsoft dropped its security bulletin format on April Patch Tuesday and switched to its Security Update Guide. Windows Server admins should be aware of a Hyper-V host patch.
- March 14, 2017
After Microsoft skipped February Patch Tuesday, it released 17 updates in March, including a long-awaited patch for a zero-day Server Message Block vulnerability.
- March 02, 2017
Industry observers are buying into Microsoft's attempts to reach new users, as the company builds support for Linux and other open source technologies in its offerings.
- February 15, 2017
Despite a known zero-day flaw, Microsoft delays February's security bulletins for an unspecified reason.
- January 10, 2017
Microsoft starts 2017 with just three bulletins, but administrators who manage Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 should pay close attention to one exploit.
- December 13, 2016
Microsoft delivers 12 patches and adjusts its operating system servicing model for administrators who want security-only updates separate from the monthly quality rollup.
- November 08, 2016
Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday seals a zero-day vulnerability, while Windows administrators seem to be taking October's debut of the new rollup servicing model in stride.