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Zenoss ZenPacks plug-ins support hundreds of external resources

By Stephen J. Bigelow 30 May 2018

IT monitoring tools only monitor what they're built for. Zenoss fills in the inevitable gaps with ZenPacks to give admins exactly what they need -- without unnecessary extras. Read More

Server Core installation offers perks, challenges for IT

By Stephen J. Bigelow 12 Sep 2017

Server Core is a lighter Windows Server deployment that frees up server resources for additional workloads, but the management aspect will put some admins to the test. Read More

What are System Center DPM 2016 limitations?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 01 May 2018

Not every tool is right for the job of backing up data. Find out what limits System Center DPM 2016 protection and which alternatives cover what it lacks. Read More

Here's how three IT shops manage passwords

By Christina Torode 06 Nov 2007

See how three Windows administrators use password management tools to remove some of the burden of password resets off of the help desk. Read More

Copy files from the host to a Hyper-V machine

By Nirmal Sharma 18 Jan 2018

There are many ways to copy files from the host to a Hyper-V machine, including Enhanced Session Mode and the Copy-VMFile PowerShell cmdlet. Follow these steps for each method. Read More

Can admins rely on built-in Vista features for application support?

By Danielle Ruest, Nelson Ruest 18 Feb 2008

Despite the application management tools included in Windows Vista, application virtualization is still the best solution for systems administrators. Read More

2 ways to attach SQL Server database files to Linux containers

By Michael Otey 16 Aug 2018

SQL Server files can be stored outside of Docker containers in host directories or volumes. Here's how to set up SQL Server on Linux databases and attach them to containers. Read More

The Power BI-PowerShell cmdlet cheat sheet

By Brien Posey 15 Nov 2018

DBAs can manage Power BI data sets, workspaces and reports with PowerShell. Using the two tools together makes for a more efficient and effective workflow. Read More

Guard the line with Windows Defender features

By Ed Tittel 11 Jan 2018

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update took Windows 10 security up a notch by adding advanced features to Windows Defender, including Application Guard and Exploit Guard. Read More