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Windows Server hardening still weighs heavily on admins

By Tom Walat 26 Dec 2017

Windows Server hardening procedures drew renewed interest following the rash of ransomware outbreaks this year. See what tips on server safeguards got the most views in 2017. Read More

Intel microcode updates complicate admin patching duties

By Tom Walat 13 Mar 2018

March Patch Tuesday adds several more mitigations for the Spectre and Meltdown exploits, this time for 32-bit server and client operating systems. Read More

How do you prepare for a VM migration in cloud computing?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 24 May 2018

Prepare for a VM migration by examining the requirements of your VMs and your cloud provider. Configure the VM for migration and match the settings to the cloud provider. Read More

Free Windows security tools every admin must have

By Kevin Beaver 06 Aug 2009

Believe it or not, there's more to life than Sysinternals. Check out some of the best free security tools from third-parties for Windows server administration. Read More

Understand Active Directory basics for enterprise success

By Stephen J. Bigelow 21 Aug 2018

You can't get the most out of a tool unless you understand its features. This tip explains the basics of Active Directory and how it controls access and maintains order. Read More

Red Hat Virtualization hypervisor adoption considerations

By Stephen J. Bigelow 23 Aug 2018

IT admins considering Red Hat Virtualization might inadvertently overlook certain system requirements or forget to consider whether they need support. Read More

Will PowerShell Core 6 fill in missing features?

By Adam Bertram 30 Nov 2017

Windows administrators will be in for some adjustments as Microsoft de-emphasizes Windows PowerShell and moves towards PowerShell Core, which currently lacks some key features. Read More

Manage KVM at scale with these best practices

By Stuart Burns 11 May 2018

KVM management is easy when VM density is low, but managing hundreds or thousands of VMs can present a challenge. Plan ahead, configure the right drivers and optimize for scale. Read More

Explore the leading user profile management tools in-depth

By James Rankin 07 Jun 2018

Profile management tools help admins keep tabs on users using cloud, migration and app virtualization. Discover the leading vendors with this in-depth overview of their products. Read More

Security Think Tank: Follow good practice to reduce risk of software vulnerabilities

By Paddy Francis 03 Sep 2018

What is the most practical and cost effective way for organisations to identify and remediate high-risk software vulnerabilities? Read More