Step-By-Step: Setting up Active Directory in Windows Server 2016

There are interesting new features now made available in Windows Server 2016 such as time based group membership, privileged access management, and others. Most will be covered in future posts. This post will detail how to install active directory on Windows Server 2016. Before the AD install however it is important to understand what is the minimum requirement to…


IT’s Latest Challenge: Innovation and Transformation

I have been oddly quite here on CANITPRO.NET as of late and with good reason.  Over the summer I was asked to contemplate Microsoft’s three core ambitions: Create more personal computing Reinvent productivity and business processes Build the intelligent cloud   Timely as the following was mentioned during the September 26th 2016 Microsoft Ignite keynote:  …

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Windows Server 2016 TP4 – PowerShell Direct

Hello Folks, Lately I've been spending a lot of time going through all the pieces of what makes Windows Server 2016 TP4 a great product.  One of these gems I was playing with today is PowerShell Direct. By the way, if you want to learn more quickly,  watch the video below. It’s really cool because…


Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Hyper-v Runtime Memory Resize

Hello Folks, Anthony and I have been on the road lately delivering IT camps on Windows Server 2016. The conversations have been fantastic. We can really feel the enthusiasms of the attendees. As a matter of fact, my session today was standing room only.   Because of the interest that the CANITPRO audience has expressed…


Step-By-Step: Managing Your Nano Servers

Hello folks, On November 19th 2015 we released the latest technical previews of Windows Server 2016 . I’m actually looking forward to wipe my lab clean and start again with TP4. Technical Preview 4 includes significant enhancements, many of which reflect customer feedback on the previews released earlier this year. Application platform features, including new…

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