(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Update Management: Reboot control

Today’s tip… Update Management has added a new option for update deployments. When you edit or create a new update deployment, there’s a field called Reboot options. You can use these to control if and when a machine will reboot. To learn more about this new capability, visit the documentation page.

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure management groups now in general availability

Today’s tip… We have announced the general availability of Azure management groups to all our customers. Management groups allow you to organize your subscriptions and apply governance controls, such as Azure Policy and Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC), to the management groups. All subscriptions within a management group automatically inherit the controls applied to the management…

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Tip of the Day: Great Blog on Windows 10 Update Servicing Cadence

Today’s tip… This blog covers the following topics: Monthly quality updates Simplicity and predictability of B release updates Agility of out of band releases Transparency for testing in advance History of Patch Tuesday  Reference: Windows 10 update servicing cadence” – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-IT-Pro-Blog/Windows-10-update-servicing-cadence/ba-p/222376

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(Storage) Tip of the Day: Avere vFXT for Microsoft Azure now in public preview

Today’s tip… The Avere vFXT for Azure delivers new possibilities for running high-performance computing (HPC) workloads in the cloud. With this new software solution, you can now easily connect on-premises infrastructure to Azure compute or “lift and shift” file-based workloads in Azure to run between Azure blob in the same manner. Avere vFXT for Azure…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Windows Admin Center 1809 and SDK now generally available!

Today’s tip.. It’s been an exciting debut year for Windows Admin Center, the next-generation graphical management for Windows Server. Our team is committed to helping you manage your Windows Server infrastructure and instances, wherever they run, more easily and more efficiently. This includes delivering a platform and core set of experiences that improve day-to-day Windows…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2008 SP2 Servicing Changes

Today’s tip… Just over a year away from the end of support for Windows Server 2008 SP2!   Make sure that you are aware of the changes coming this month.   Latest update on the blog dated 8/31/2018:   “To help ensure a quality release, we will now start the rollup model on Update Tuesday…

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Tip of the Day: Mute that tab!

Today’s tip… Have you ever had a bunch of tabs open in Edge, switching back and forth between them, and then all of the sudden an advertisement starts. You have to find the right tab and then find the mute button to stop it? There’s faster way to “shut down that sound”. New in Windows…

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Tip of the Day: Emoji Panel Overhaul

Today’s tip… In the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, you may have noticed that the Emoji Panel: Included support for more languages, in more than 190 locales 151 of which have tooltip support when you hover over an emoji Has the ability to insert multiple emojis Will stay open until you close it or press…

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Tip of the Day: Subscribe to Support Content Updates

Today’s tip… RSS feeds to get the latest support content for Microsoft products that you want information about. Here’s how to do subscribe: Choose the product from the “Support content updates” link below. 2. Click on the Generate Feed button.  3. Copy the URL that pops up. 4. Launch Outlook 2016 (or any other feed…

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Tip of the Day: AzureSavesMoney PowerShell Module

Today’s tip… Clean up old and unused resources in Azure. Reports on the following resource types: Report on the following resource types: Unused Network Interfaces Unused Network Security Groups Unused Public IP addresses Empty Resource Groups Old Resource Group Deployments Classic Alerts on resource no longer available Log Alerts on resource no longer available Unused…

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