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Whether you're a developer or a sysadmin, a member of DevOps or a Digital Agency team, you'll often encounter situations that require you to interact between different operating systems. Connecting from a Mac to a Unix environment with SSH, using a terminal session, is fairly common. Connecting from a Mac to a Windows environment is a bit more fiddly.

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As a widely adopted package manager, Yarn is favored by development teams and DevOps professionals across all industries seeking to streamline project workflows. In this guide, we'll introduce four methods to get Yarn 1 (Classic) up and running on your Windows Server: MSI Installer, Chocolatey, Scoop, and NPM. We'll dive into some of the ins and outs of each method as well as address some commonly asked questions.

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When browsing websites or your favorite apps, the pages you see on your screen are rendered from a web server. A web server hosts files and assets (think video, graphics, text, and code, specifically HTML) and renders them in your browser as a web page or on your device as an application. Web servers typically run on either Windows or Linux operating systems and are hosted in a data center. However, this article focuses on Internet Information Services (IIS), a web server specific to Windows that runs on the desktop or is hosted on a Windows Server.

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Windows VPS server options include a comprehensive logging and management system for logs. These logs capture events initiated by a user or running process on your server. This information is quite beneficial while debugging your server's services or solving other problems. Also, logs are very useful when a security issue should be investigated.

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What is Chocolatey?

Chocolatey or Choco as it is sometimes referred to, is a free, open-source package manager for Windows that is very similar to Apt or DNF in the Linux realm. In other words, this is a program used for installing software via the Windows command line. It downloads a program, installs it, then it will check for updates, and installs those updates automatically if needed. Those who use Linux are quite familiar with the package management systems like this.

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Are you looking for a guide on how to manage your Windows Server update settings with the Group Policy Editor? Read on to learn more about the Group Policy Editor and how you can use it to configure your Windows Update group policy settings.

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MySQL is a free-to-download, open source database that is widely in use. It is one of the most popular relational database management systems. Even though it is more popular with Linux servers, it is equally compatible with Windows Servers.

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How to Open a Port in Windows Firewall

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Managing your network traffic is essential in securing any device that handles your workloads. One of the primary tools in doing so is a firewall. The Windows operating system (OS) comes prepackaged with the Windows Defender Firewall to assist with this task.

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Windows Active DIrectory

Introduction

This article will discuss the importance of Active Directory (AD), along with what it is, what it does, installation, and configuration. We must state in advance that there have been entire books written about AD. While we will touch on the significant aspects of its functionality, more in-depth information can be found online.

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