Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: A Faster, Safer Internet

Happy Thursday all! Brandon Wilson back again to introduce you to yet another new post in the blog series by the Windows Core Networking team on the Top 10 networking features in Windows Server 2019. Here is a light overview from the Product Group…. “This week, the Windows Core Networking team continues their Top 10… Read more

How To Find Removable AppxPackages

My name is Benjamin Morgan and today I want to discuss the AppxPackages in Windows 10. Recently I had a customer looking at upgrading to Windows 10 1803 and they sent me a list of apps that they wanted to remove and asked what other apps could be removed as well. We have a list… Read more

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: LEDBAT: Latency Optimized Background Transport

Happy Thursday all! Brandon Wilson here to give a heads up to all of our outstanding readers about a new post in the blog series by the Windows Core Networking team on the Top 10 networking features in Windows Server 2019. To say it in the Product Group’s own words, here you go… “This week, the… Read more

Pulling Reports from a DSC Pull Server Configured for SQL

Hi! Serge Zuidinga here, SCOM PFE, and I would like to thank you for visiting this blog and welcome you to the second post about using a PowerShell DSC Web Pull Server with a SQL database. If you haven’t read through it already, you can find my first post on this topic here: Configuring a… Read more

Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (July, 2018)

Hi there! Stanislav Belov is here with the next issue of the Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News series!   As a reminder, the Noteworthy News series covers various areas, to include interesting news, announcements, links, tips and tricks from Windows, Azure, and Security worlds on a monthly basis. Microsoft Azure Azure DDoS Protection for virtual networks… Read more

Breaking into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: Accurate Network Time (Seriously!)

Happy Wednesday Everyone! Brandon Wilson here to give a quick heads up to all of our outstanding readers about a new blog series being posted by the Windows Core Networking team on the Top 10 networking features in Windows Server 2019. This has some seriously cool implications on time services in Windows, in addition to being some awesome… Read more

Let’s Build a Switch Embedded Team in SCVMM!

Hello, my name is Michael Godfrey and I am a Platform’s Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft. I have been a Fabric Administrator for the past few years and have made it a habit of building quite a few Hyper-V Clusters with System Center Virtual Machine Manager. I have helped a lot of customers deploy… Read more

Configuring a PowerShell DSC Web Pull Server to use SQL Database

Introduction Hi! Thank you for visiting this blog to find out more about how you can configure a PowerShell DSC Web Pull Server to use an SQL database instead of the “Devices.edb” solution we currently use. Since you made it his far I assume that you’re already familiar with PowerShell and PowerShell Desired State Configuration… Read more

Deploying Upgrade Readiness without SCCM

Hello everyone! My name is Paul Fitzgerald and I’m a Platforms PFE. I love learning new things and sharing what I have learned with others. My role as a PFE allows me the opportunity to do just that, and I’ll now have the pleasure of sharing with you all as well! I’ve been working a… Read more

Windows PowerShell Profiles Processing Illustrated

Hello everyone! My name is Preston K. Parsard (Platforms PFE) here again this time for a procedural review of PowerShell profiles. Now I realize that this topic is already well documented and in fact, have included some great references at the end of this post, where you can find more information. What I can offer… Read more