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Microsoft has offered Windows admins a second look at Project Honolulu, its web-based System Center successor. A new preview of the app landed earlier this week. Microsoft's positioned Honolulu as a more modern face for Windows Server, a way of surfacing useful PowerShell functions without having to resort to the CLI and also …

  1. thondwe

    Not really a System Center Replacement

    Bit much describing a web version of the MMC tools as a replacement for System Centre - it doesn't really replace any single component, let alone the suite (SCOM, SCCM, SCDPM, SCVMM, ...)

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Not really a System Center Replacement

      Even Microsoft state that it's an evolution of MMC and Server Manager and isn't designed to replace System Center and OMS (unless El Reg know something we don't know).

  2. NoneSuch
    WTF?

    "Microsoft's positioned Honolulu as a more modern face for Windows Server, a way of surfacing useful PowerShell functions without having to resort to the CLI "

    That's called a GUI.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Meh

      No no.. GUI is a 90's thing. This is something else.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    You know, I think I'll stay with my current free and open-source OS deployment and package manager.

    That system center stuff is kind of like sharepoint for IT.

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