Five Really Cool Windows 10 Features For SysAdmins

System administrators need to be familiar with the details of every Windows operating system upgrade in order to ensure that the new environment is beneficial for their organization. While some changes are beneficial, others may require additional administration to ensure that all network machines run smoothly and allow users to work efficiently. It doesn’t matter what, it is essential to have some Windows 10 technical knowledge before you start serious admin work.
These five Windows 10 features are of particular interest to system administrators.
1. New deployment strategies
Windows 10 allows administrators to deploy new Windows 10 computers and save user settings. Administrators are familiar with the frustrations caused by users being forced to move to new computers without saving their settings. Windows 10 deployment plans allow you to preserve user configurations, color schemes, and preferences while deploying Windows 10 as an upgrade across your network.
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Start training2. Windows 10 DLPMicrosoft is trying new ways to protect user files. Microsoft introduced DLP (data Loss Protection) to address some of the security issues in password protection.
Windows 10 files will now attempt connection to the original computer before allowing another person to open a protected document. This is a new way of protecting files without the need to remember passwords. It protects users against standard viruses like keyloggers and backdoors, which allow unauthorized users to access the local machine.
3. Automatic UpdatesWindows 10 is now compatible with older Windows operating systems. This means that updates are now automatically performed and the operating system is more cloud-based. Microsoft has launched Azure to compete against Google Cloud Services.
Azure is compatible with Windows 10 and Microsoft automatically updates the operating systems over the cloud. This can be viewed as a benefit or a disadvantage. Administrators who prefer to be in control of updates may not like this change. If you are tired of managing updates for your operating system every week, Windows 10 will provide you with the latest updates.
4. Hyper-V SupportWhen Windows 2008 was released with Hyper-V and managed virtual machines, administrators were relieved to no longer need to use third-party software in order to run VMs within the networking environment. It was only available in Windows Server 2008, and it was not supported by desktop operating systems.
Windows 10 now includes Hyper-V support, which allows developers to run VMs directly from Windows 10 without the need for any additional applications. Administrators can also access multiple VMs from their desktop. This is a great benefit of Windows Server 2016. Administrators will benefit from both Windows Server 2016 & Windows 10 integration.
5. New InterfaceMicrosoft made a mistake when they removed the Windows Start button. After users complained, Microsoft had to update the interface following the Windows 8 release. Microsoft promised to include a Windows 10 start button. Although they did include it, the interface is still very different.
Administrators should get used to the “tiled” Start menu, especially if they are Windows 7 users. Administrators should install Windows 10 on their own machine before deploying it across the network. It is a mix of Windows 7 and Windows 8 that takes some time to get used to.
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