Tip of the Day: Bringing Device Support to Windows Containers

Today’s tip… I’m really excited about today’s tip. Why? Because it’s nerdy coolness and I like it! Oh, and it also represents a great leap forward in the support of Ccontainer technologies on the Windows platform. Summary When we introduced containers to Windows with the release of Windows Server 2016, our primary goal was to…

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Tip of the Day: OpenSSH, Tar, and Curl

Today’s tip… In keeping with the PowerShell-Linux vibe begun in yesterday’s tip, let’s highlight some of the other 1709/1803 work by the PowerShell team that you may have missed.   OpenSSH Beta introduced on v1709 OpenSSH is a collection of client/server utilities that enable secure remote login, remote file transfer, and public/private key pair management….

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Tip of the Day: Azure File Sync is now Generally Available

Today’s tip… On July 19th, it was announced that Azure File Sync is now generally available! This is big.   Azure File Sync extends on-premises Windows Server File Servers into Azure, enabling our customers to quickly and efficiently start adopting the benefits of Azure while maintaining the local performance of their on-premises Windows Server. Essentially,…

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Tip of the Day: First-Ever Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2018

Today’s tip… Earlier, we tipped on the packaging of the Windows Server Summit content into an ‘Event-in-a-box’. As it happens, earlier this month saw the introduction of a new event with the holding of the first-ever Microsoft Business Applications Summit. Session categories include: Strategy and vision of the Microsoft Power platform PowerApps & Microsoft Flow…

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Tip of the Day: Announcing Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17723

Today’s tip… On July 31st,  we are pleased to release a new build of the Windows Server vNext Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release that contains both the Desktop Experience and Server Core in all 18 server languages, as well as a new build of the next Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel release in English. In addition,…

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Tip of the Day: Confusing Blog About Native VM’s in Windows 10

Today’s tip… Question of the Day   Q: My customer saw this article: , “Microsoft plans to add native support for Virtual Machines in Windows 10 and is confused. Windows already has native virtual machines with Hyper-V. What is this?   A: Short answer and detailed answer below.   Short answer First, Windows 10 already…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server Summit Event-in-a-Box

Today’s tip… Did you watch any of the informative sessions at the recent Windows Server Virtual Summit? Well, all of that content is now available for download as an ‘event-in-box’! Download the complete package here.   Event Summary Recently, we held our first ever Windows Server Summit. The event was a great opportunity to engage…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Server Virtual Summit

Today’s tip… The last week in June was a big one for Microsoft Cloud and Windows Server with us delivering our first ever Windows Server Summit. The event was a great opportunity to engage the Windows Server community, provide HOURS of updates since the last Microsoft Ignite conference and get them excited for the upcoming…

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Tip of the Day: Announcing Windows Admin Center (formerly Project Honolulu)

Today’s tip… You knew this day would come. ‘Project Honolulu’ is now officially released as Windows Admin Center. Windows Admin Center is a locally deployed, browser-based app for managing servers, clusters, hyper-converged infrastructure, and Windows 10 PCs. It comes at no additional cost beyond Windows and is ready to use in production. For the official…

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