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Archive for November, 2017

Windows Server 1709 download problem

Posted by: | November 5, 2017 Comments Off on Windows Server 1709 download problem |

Windows Server 1709 is the first semi-annual update for Windows Server 2016. Just to avoid consistency Microsoft have decided on different naming conventions for the Windows 10 and Windows Server semi-annual updates. The Windows 10 update can be applied over an existing instance of Windows 10 but the server update involves a complete new download. […]

under: Windows Server

Constrained PowerShell or JEA?

Posted by: | November 3, 2017 Comments Off on Constrained PowerShell or JEA? |

PowerShell remoting gives you access to all of the functionality on the box by default. You can created constrained (or restricted) endpoints that limit that functionality to specific cmdlets.   Alternatively you can use Just Enough Admin (JEA) to lock down an endpoint through  a Role Based access Control (RBAC) system.   JEA is the […]

under: PowerShell, Security

Administrative absurdity

Posted by: | November 1, 2017 Comments Off on Administrative absurdity |

Project Honolulu is Microsoft’s brand new, still under development, browser based admin tool. It can’t use Internet Explorer – it only supports Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.   Windows Server 2016 (and all earlier versions of Windows Server) only has Internet Explorer. MS Edge isn’t available on Windows servers.   If you use a jump […]

under: Windows Server 2016

Registration for 2018 PowerShell Summit

Posted by: | November 1, 2017 Comments Off on Registration for 2018 PowerShell Summit |

Registration for the 2018 PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit is open. These are the important links you’ll need: Summit information Registration Agenda

under: PowerShell, Summit

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