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The Importance of KB2871997 and KB2928120 for Credential Protection

Hello, my name is Paul Bergson and this is my first time writing a blog for AskPFEPlat. I am a platforms PFE in the Premier division of Microsoft. If my name looks familiar, it could be because I spent about 10 years in TechNet’s Directory Service Forum as an MVP and Moderator (pbbergs). I wanted… Read more from Ask Premier…

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The Path to Modernizing Windows Management

Hi all, just wanted to point you all to this web page as it does a really good job explaining Microsoft approach on what management technologies should be used when managing computer in your fleet. Just a couple of relevant quote are: Domain joined PCs and tablets should continue to be managed with the System Center Configuration Manager client or Group…

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Work Folders for Android – Released

We are happy to announce that an Android app for Work Folders has been released into the Google PlayStore® and is available as a free download.       – There also is a version for iPad and an iPhone version.   Overview Work Folders is a Windows Server feature since 20012R2 that allows individual employees… Read more from Server Storage…

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Darren’s 9 Group Policy Principles

Darren Mar-Elia and I spent some time this week with a group of consultants and service providers. These folks come from a wide variety of backgrounds and… The post Darren’s 9 Group Policy Principles appeared first on SDM Software | Group Policy Management & Administration Tools. from SDM Software | Group Policy Management & Administration Tools http://ift.tt/20GC0hQ via IFTTT

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Secure Administrative Workstations

Hi All. This Jerry Devore a Midwest PFE back after a long hiatus from blogging. If you thumb through the owner’s manual of your car you will find a maintenance schedule section.  There you can see how often the manufacture suggests you should change your engine oil, flush your radiator fluid and replace various filters. … Read more from Ask Premier…

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Windows Update for Business Group Policy Setting

Microsoft has now release the new ADMX pack for Windows 10 1511 (Threshold 2). What is notable about this release is that is has the Group Policy setting “Defer Upgrade and Updates” which is the policy that enabled the Windows Update for Business feature.             This policy setting can be found under the “Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative…

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Azure Active Directory Group Policy

Today Microsoft announced Azure AD Domain Services Preview that allows Azure IaaS system to be joined to a cloud (Azure) based Active Directory. This feature also enables you to sync your on premise AD with the cloud so that users can logon to both on premise and in cloud with the same set of synchronised credentials. Conceptual, think of this…

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How to use Group Policy to configure “Always switch to new tabs when they are created” in Internet Explorer

There is a setting in Internet Explorer that is called “Always switch to new tabs when they are created” which as the name suggests controls how tabs in the browser are created. This setting can of course be controlled via Group Policy so that tabs will either appear in the background or foreground in the browser when a user opens…

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