Systems management News
June 29, 2017
Sys admins look to infrastructure-as-code tools, such as CloudFormation and Terraform, to keep up with rapidly changing infrastructure, but those tools are also evolving.
May 18, 2017
A new generation of Dell EMC servers, storage and hyper-converged, with only minor enhancements, made the combined companies' initial outing a low-key affair.
February 17, 2017
AWS Lambda retains its lead, but IT ops pros are wise to keep new products on the radar, as the technology matures.
November 24, 2016
The Tinder Foundation has changed its name after years of explaining to lovelorn singletons that it exists to help people use the internet to get a leg-up in life, rather than a leg-over. The ...
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Shell scripts and sys admins should be best friends. A day rarely goes by without using some form of shell script or another. Learn how those scripts work and start writing them. Continue Reading
User environment management (UEM) is a technology designed to manage a user's complete desktop experience. Continue Reading
The descriptor file plays an essential role in a virtual machine disk file, pointing to the larger data file and other VMDK information. So, what do you do when it goes missing? Continue Reading
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The vSphere Web Client has long stood in the way of Linux administrators who wish to set up vCSA. Fortunately, vSphere versions 6.5 and later rectify this issue. Continue Reading
Linux systems can be complicated, so efficient management makes all the difference. Learn how tools such as systemd and open source PowerShell can make an admin's life easier. Continue Reading
Windows administrators can't just whip up an Azure Active Directory deployment and expect it to mimic the classic AD, but Azure AD has several meaningful uses. Continue Reading
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Using the same local admin password is convenient, but risky. It gives attackers limitless access across the machines on the domain. Microsoft has a tool to boost login security. Continue Reading
Any business can experience data failure. What matters most is how you prepare for a quick recovery. Azure Site Recovery uses the Microsoft cloud when your data center goes dark. Continue Reading
Multivendor security system management can be challenging, but getting it right can help your enterprise reap the benefits these systems offer. Continue Reading
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A Google Chrome flaw enables attackers to automatically download Windows credentials to their SMB sever. Expert Judith Myerson explains how that works. Continue Reading
Separate administrator accounts are becoming a normal part of access policies in enterprises. Expert Matthew Pascucci explains why this is a good idea and how to implement it. Continue Reading
Getting started with PowerShell or just need a quick refresher? This tip lists the most common PowerShell commands, with details on when to use them. Continue Reading