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Windows Server Summit 2022: Windows Admin Center and Azure Arc

Windows Server Summit 2022: Windows Admin Center and Azure Arc

Welcome to the “Director’s cut” of the 2022 Windows Server Summit. I am going through and posting each of the sessions (and my comments) that were part of the event that took place December 6th, 2022. If you haven't tried Windows ... continue reading

Microsoft Entra Change Announcements – March 2023 Train

Hello everyone,  Today, we're sharing our March train for feature and breaking changes. We also communicate these changes on release notes and via email. We are continuing to make it easier for our customers to manage lifecycle changes (deprecations, retirements, ... continue reading
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Check This Out! (CTO!) Guide (March 2023)

  Hi everyone! Brandon Wilson here once again with this month’s “Check This Out!” (CTO!) guide. These posts are only intended to be your guide, to lead you to some content of interest, and are just a way we are ... continue reading

Migrating from Office 20162019 to Microsoft 365 Apps

Note: While we normally don’t cover this type of content on the Core Infrastructure and Security Blog, we thought this was important enough to provide our readers in order to support many Microsoft security capabilities.   Introduction Hello everyone, I ... continue reading

4 best-practices to keep your Windows Server estate secure and optimized

Windows Server customers often share with us the challenges of navigating rapid changes in recent years. Many of their IT estates have expanded to support growth, while teams are often changing, with talent coming and going. You may find your ... continue reading
Recommendations and insights to enrich the Configuration Manager site health and device management

Recommendations and insights to enrich the Configuration Manager site health and device management

You can now use the Microsoft Intune admin center to view recommendations and insights for your Configuration Manager sites. These recommendations can help you improve the site health and infrastructure along with enriching the device management experience.   With so many ... continue reading

Sorry, OneDrive can’t add your folder right now

Hi community,     Introduction  Hello everyone, my name is Dave Guenthner, and I am a Senior FastTrack Architect (FTA) at Microsoft.  The purpose of this blog is to share a recent customer problem and provide suggestions for resolution. Working in Fast ... continue reading
Azure Stack HCI: What's new for Software Defined Networking (SDN) with WAC v2211

Azure Stack HCI: What’s new for Software Defined Networking (SDN) with WAC v2211

A warm 2023 “Hello” to our Customers and Partners! Today is an exciting day as we share with each of you the extensive new features and improvements for SDN in Windows Admin Center 2211 (WAC)!  We cannot thank you enough ... continue reading
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How to Manage Microsoft Defender on Windows Server via Intune

As companies adopt Microsoft Defender, there are certain questions coming from customers in terms of EPP management. These questions are mostly focusing on Microsoft Defender management in Windows Servers. I’d like to touch base on different management options for different ... continue reading

Video: Manage your multi-cloud identity infrastructure with Microsoft Entra

I recently gave the team at Microsoft Mechanics a detailed tour of Microsoft Entra, and they were super excited about the breadth and power of the whole product family, especially the solutions for unified identity management across non-Microsoft services and ... continue reading