PowerShell for Windows Admins:

Windows Server 2016


May 18, 2016  3:51 AM

Windows container providers

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
containers, Windows Server 2016

Containers are a new feature in Windows 2016. I was preparing for my talk at the WinOps conference next week - 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

May 5, 2016  12:12 PM

PowerShell and Nano server

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell, Windows Server 2016

Nano server is the new install option introduced with Windows 2016. It has a really tiny footprint compared to a server core machine. Of course it has PowerShell but its not a complete port of the PowerShell you’re used to. The features that aren’t present are detailed here:


April 28, 2016  3:19 AM

Windows Server 2016 TP5 Cumulative Update

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

An update – KB 3157663 – should be installed BEFORE installing any roles, features or applications into a TP5 system. Finding the update isn’t easy – no links from the TP5 pages and doesn’t show in search on Bing or if search microsoft.com You can find it here:


April 27, 2016  2:13 PM

Windows Server 2016 TP5 now available

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

Microsoft have released Technology Preview 5 (TP5) of Server 2016 today. Its available from MSDN and the evaluations site Lots of new stuff to try out


December 21, 2015  5:41 AM

JEA Helper Tool 2.0

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Powershell, Windows Server 2016

JEA – Just Enough Admin – is a security feature in WMF 5.0 and Windows Server 2016 (TP4) – providing RBAC for your Windows servers. You can allow people to perform the tasks needed by their role without giving them full access. An introductory document is available -


November 20, 2015  4:09 AM

Windows Server 2016 TP4

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Windows Server 2016

A new technology preview for Windows Server 2016 has just been released. Available from all good Microsoft download sites.


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