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AzUpdate: Windows 10 version 20H2, Azure AD provisioning updates, Modular Datacenters and more

Another plethora of news stories to share on this week's AzUpdate show. News includes: What’s new for IT Pros in Windows 10 version 20H2, Designing Azure Modular Datacenters, Azure AD provisioning updates that include attribute mapping and improved performance, newly ... continue reading
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AzUpdate: Microsoft 365 Apps Admin Center, Azure Site Recovery TLS Certificate Changes and more

Lots to share in the world of Microsoft services this week. News includes Microsoft 365 Apps Admin Center's new inventory & monthly servicing feature currently in preview, Azure Cognitive Services has achieved human parity in image captioning, Azure Site Recovery ... continue reading
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The Syntax Difference Between Python and PowerShell

During MS Ignite 2020, I was surprised to learn of a growing debate that system administrators are starting to become increasing vocal on..."Which scripting language is better? Python or PowerShell?" Having only dabbled in both, I am not an authority ... continue reading
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AzUpdate: Microsoft Defender ZeroLogon detection, Azure Backup and Cost Management updates and more

Another busy week in the Azure cloud.  Here are the stories the team is covering this week: ZeroLogon is now detected by Microsoft Defender for Identity (CVE-2020-1472 exploitation), New updates for both Azure Backup and Azure Cost Management / Billing, Shared ... continue reading
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AzUpdate: Post Ignite recap, Responsible AI, Azure Automanage, Azure Resource Mover and more

Well Microsoft Ignite 2020 is over and while our step counters may not have captured as many steps as last year... it doesn't mean that there wasn't a plethora of Azure news shared.  Here are the headlines we are covering ... continue reading
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AzUpdate: Pre-Ignite kickoff, Azure Site Recovery Update, Azure Container Instances update and more

It's the weekend before Microsoft Ignite 2020 and all the Azure services are a buzz! Here is the news the team will be covering this week: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 50, NFS 4.1 support for Azure Files is now ... continue reading
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Az Update: AzureAD My Sign-In, Azure Monitor supports Kubernetes, Azure Sentinel news and more

Another week, another ton of Azure to share. Here are some of the headlines we're covering this week: SOC operational metrics now available in Azure Sentinel, Azure Monitor for containers with Azure Portal now supports Kubernetes resource view, Azure AD ... continue reading
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Az Update: Microsoft365 to retire IE11 support, Azure IoT Central updates and more

Quite a bit of Azure news to cover this week. Items covered include Microsoft 365 apps to retire support for Internet Explorer 11, Azure IoT Central updates including a command line-interface (CLI) IoT extension update and a Mobile app gateway sample, Assigning groups to ... continue reading
How to Manage Microsoft Teams via PowerShell

How to Manage Microsoft Teams via PowerShell

Microsoft Teams usage has increased greatly during the current pandemic.  All types of organizations are using the communications tool to stay connected with its employees and customers alike.  The increase of use has also resulted in an increase of demand ... continue reading
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Az Update: Azure Cloud Shell enhancements, Azure DB security enhancements and more

Lots of news surrounding Azure security and hybrid offerings this week. Here are a couple of the news items we are covering this week: Azure Database for PostgreSQL Data encryption enhancements announced, New Microsoft Learn Modules for Azure and Windows Server IT Pros, Exchange ... continue reading