Category Archives: Beta Experiences

Top Five reasons why Identity Admins should look at Windows Server Insider Preview Build 16237

Yesterday, Microsoft made Windows Server Insider Preview Build 16237 available to the Windows Insiders and Windows Insiders for Business programs. This is the first preview build of the Redstone 3 (RS3) release of Windows Server vNext. I’ve looked at this release, and as an Identity Admin, I feel this build has a lot to offer. […]

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Why the Azure Active Directory Windows PowerShell Module is good news

Last week, Microsoft announced a new preview version of the Azure Active Directory Windows PowerShell Module. This is good news! Let me tell you why.   About the Azure AD PowerShell Module Using the Azure Active Directory Windows PowerShell Module, Azure AD Admins can manage several aspects of Azure Active Directory for their organizations and/or […]

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Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 build 14300 is available

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud Platform, Windows Server brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 provides a wide range of new and enhanced features and capabilities spanning server virtualization, storage, software-defined networking, server management and automation, web and application platform, access and information protection, […]

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KnowledgeBase: Important Issues in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4 (Release Notes)

At the same time Microsoft released the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4 bits to MSDN subscribers, they also released the Release Notes on a page on the Microsoft TechNet. On this page you can view the critical issues, that have currently been identified, that might require avoidance or workaround to get Windows Server 2016 […]

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Windows Server 2016 TP4 is here!

Microsoft is working on the next version of Windows Server, dubbed Windows Server 2016. Today, while at Experts Live 2015, Microsoft released the fourth Technical Preview (TP4) of it.   About Windows Server 2016 TP4 Windows Server 2016 is the successor to Windows Server 2012 R2, which was released in September 2013. Windows Server 2016 […]

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KnowledgeBase: Important Issues in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview (Release Notes)

At the same time Microsoft released the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 bits to MSDN subscribers, they also released the Release Notes on a page on the Microsoft TechNet. On this page you can view the critical issues, that have currently been identified, that might require avoidance or workaround to get Windows Server 2016 […]

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Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 is now available

Microsoft is working on the next version of Windows Server, dubbed Windows Server 2016. Now, we can all enjoy the third technical preview (TP3) for Windows Server 2016 in our test environments.   About Windows Server 2016 TP3 Windows Server 2016 is the successor to Windows Server 2012 R2, which was released in September 2013. […]

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KnowledgeBase: Important Issues in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 (Release Notes)

At the same time Microsoft released the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 bits to MSDN subscribers, they also released the Release Notes on a page on the Microsoft Download Center. On this page you can view the critical issues, that have currently been identified, that might require avoidance or workaround to get Windows Server […]

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KnowledgeBase: The user name and password box might not appear on the sign-in screen in Windows 10 Technical Preview

Yesterday, Microsoft issued a new Knowledgebase article for the brave people, like you ant me, that run Windows 10 Technical Preview, build 10041. It fixes a bug where the user name and password box might not appear on the sign-in screen.   The situation You run the 32bit (x86) version of Windows 10 Technical Preview […]

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Video: Running highly-sensitive Domain Controllers on Hyper-V and Azure

Active Directory Domain Controllers hold the keys to your kingdom. So how do you virtualize these castles of identity, without compromising on the requirements of your organization? In this session, Raymond Comvalius (Windows Expert – IT Pro MVP) and Sander Berkouwer (Directory Services MVP) give best practices for hardening, backing up, restoring and managing virtualized […]

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