Tip of the Day: The VPN CSP – What else is new for the Anniversary Edition

Today’s Tip… Answer: The ability to specify crypto setting for IPsec VPN tunnel configurations, that’s what! The Details Another of the improvements to the VPNv2 Configuration Service Provider introduced in build 1607 includes the CryptographySuite URI node.  This node can be used to fine tune the crypto settings used by an IPsec VPN connection profile. …


Tip of the Day: Name-Based Connection Triggers for VPN

Today’s Tip… New Windows 10 Anniversary Edition VPN features include the ability to configure a connection profile to connect automatically if an enterprise location is accessed.  To properly detect enterprise locations, admins must set the appropriate Suffixes and FQDN’s which should trigger the VPN. This information is added to the NRPT table, configurable through the…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Determine if a Windows 10 PC is DJ++, Azure AD Joined, or Workplace Joined

Today’s (Cloud) Tip… Three scenarios exist in which a corporate user might use their Windows 10 PC to access company resources located in Azure:  DJ++, Azure AD Joined, or Workplace join to Azure AD. This enables features such as SSO (single-sign-on) to Azure AD resources from anywhere.  DJ++ is the hybrid identity domain join feature…

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Tip of the Day: What’s New In Windows 10 Insider Builds – Wi-Fi Sense Changes and More

Today’s Tip… Here are a few things you can expect to find in recent Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds. Network and Internet Settings Wi-Fi Sense Changes Wi-Fi Quick Action changes USB Ethernet Support with Continuum (Mobile) Run native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows Network & Internet Settings On System > Network & internet > Status…


Tip of the Day: Linux in Windows

Today’s Tip… Hopefully you have already heard the announcement that Windows 10 will have Bash on Ubuntu (already available to Windows Insiders on Build 14316 or higher). Have you played around with it yet? It’s pretty cool. Want to get started? Check out these! Blogs Mike Harsh – https://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2016/03/30/run-bash-on-ubuntu-on-windows/ Scott Hanselman – http://www.hanselman.com/blog/DevelopersCanRunBashShellAndUsermodeUbuntuLinuxBinariesOnWindows10.aspx Ubuntu News…


Tip of the Day: Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Today’s Tip… What are the big ticket items coming in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update? Windows Hello brings biometric security to apps and Microsoft Edge Windows Ink brings the power of Windows to the tip of your pen Cortana, now more helpful than ever with over 1,000 apps Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps come to Xbox…


Tip of the Day: Windows 10 Branching

Today’s Tip… Are you ready to talk LTSB, CB, and CBB? If not, here are a couple of links to help you out. References: “Windows 10 Release Information” – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/windows/mt679505.aspx “Windows 10 servicing options for updates and upgrades” – https://technet.microsoft.com/itpro/windows/manage/introduction-to-windows-10-servicing


Tip of the Day: Windows 10 Roadmap

Today’s Tip… Stumbled on this website and wanted to share it. The roadmap of what Microsoft has recently made generally available, released in public preview, is still working on, and what we are no longer developing. Reference: “Windows 10 Roadmap” – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/WindowsForBusiness/windows-roadmap

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