Tip of the Day: Windows AutoPilot Links from an MVP and more!

Today’s tip… Some people like screenshots, some people like simple steps, and some people want all of the information. Here’s a list of content that should satisfy most when they are looking for all things AutoPilot. AutoPilot and Intune   MVP Blog “First look at Windows AutoPilot Intune integration” – https://osddeployment.dk/2017/10/20/first-look-at-windows-autopilot-intune-integration/ Great screenshots of the…

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Tip of the Day: PowerShell Core, generally available and supported!

Today’s tip… As of January 10th, 2018: PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud. The blog article below addresses the following: Where do you get it? How do you update a pre-existing PowerShell Core installation to…

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Tip of the Day: Ultimate Guide to Windows Server on Azure

Today’s tip… Are you a Windows Server admin who has not yet tried Azure? If so, we have the “Ultimate Guide to Windows Server on Azure” available for download. Direct download – Ultimate Guide to Windows Server on Azure For additional information on Windows Server in Azure, start here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/campaigns/windows-server/.  

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Tip of the Day: Another Windows Server Question of the Day

Today’s tip… Question: With the changes in Windows Server to the new Semi-Annual Channel release, my customer is wondering if anything has changed with regard to patch management? Is there a public document that discusses this topic?   Answer: Yes. Windows Server patching is simpler, more predictable and will reduce costs by delivering: Predicable monthly…

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Tip of the Day: Another Windows Server Question of the Day

Today’s tip… Question: My customer would like to know if there is a way to restrict a Hyper-V user who uses enhanced session mode. Specifically, they want to allow their users to use enhanced session mode for smart cards, but prevent other resources like audio, hard drive and other device redirection for their VMs. Is…

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Tip of the Day: New version of MDT is available!

Today’s tip… You can get your copy of MDT 8450 from the Microsoft Download Center. This update supports the new Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for the latest version of Windows 10, version 1709. Several bugs were fixed in this build. Check out the blog listed below for the details and an FAQ! Ref:…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server, version 1709 and the Semi-Annual Channel

Today’s tip… An internal session discussing the new Windows Server release cadence was delivered late November. The response was overwhelming with over 250+ people attending and even more requesting the session be made public along with the slides. Wish granted. “Windows Server, version 1709 an the Semi-Annual Channel (VIR910WS)” – https://infopedia.eventbuilder.com/event?eventid=m9o6s9 Register to watch the archive…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Classic Portal Retirement

Today’s tip… On Monday, January 8th, 2018 the Classic Azure Portal at https://manage.windowsazure.com was retired. At that time, the Portal at https://portal.azure.com will be the only management console available.  There will be no changes to managing Azure resources through Azure PowerShell or CLI.  

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Cloud Application Architecture Guide

Today’s tip… Learn how to design scalable, resilient, and highly available cloud apps. Take a structured approach to designing your cloud applications. This cloud computing architecture e-book focuses on architecture, design, and implementation—considerations that apply no matter which cloud platform you choose. The guide includes steps for: Choosing the right cloud application architecture style for…

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Tip of the Day is taking a Winter Break

The Tip of the Day team would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays! We will be on our Winter break from Monday, December 25th through January 5th.

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