The Microsoft Anti-Cross Site Scripting Library V4.2 (AntiXSS V4.2) is an encoding library designed to help developers protect their ASP.NET web-based applications from XSS attacks. It differs from most encoding libraries in that it uses the white-listing technique -- sometimes referred to as the principle of inclusions -- to provide protection against XSS attacks. This approach works by first defining a valid or allowable set of characters, and encodes anything outside this set (invalid characters or potential attacks). The white-listing approach provides several advantages over other encoding schemes. This release addresses a vulnerability in the HTML Sanitizer, MS12-007 and adds full support for .NET 4.0 as well as restoring support for .NET 2.0.
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PerfView is a performance analysis tool focusing on ETW information (ETL files) as well as CLR memory information (heap dumps). It can collect and view ETL files as well as XPERF CSV files. Powerful grouping operators allow you to understand performance profiles in ways other tools can't.
PerfView is used internally at Microsoft by a number of teams and is the primary performance investigation tool on the .NET Runtime team. Features include:
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To All IT Professionals, Developers, Architects,
Announcing Microsoft TechEd India 2012, March 21-23 | Bengaluru. Visit http://www.mstechedindia.com/ & REGISTER NOW
All tech. All talk. All think. All three days.
Microsoft TechEd India is back in Bengaluru creating ripples of thought across thousands of techies innovating for the future.
If you are passionate about technology, join us at TechEd India between March 21 and 23, 2012, as we network and cross-pollinate ideas on tools, technologies, services and platforms at the biggest tech event of the year.
You can meet Microsoft experts,business partners and peers. You can share knowledge, pure techxcitement and geek jokes. You can spark off the next round of deep-dive dialog. You can download our event archives in case you can't make it. You can't, however, download the experience.
Over the next few weeks we will update you about the Technology we will cover during TechEd India 2012 & some of the best speakers presenting during this event.
Look forward for more update on my blog as we start the countdown for Microsoft TechEd India 2012.
Below is the list of events we have organized in the recent past. The recordings and presentations of these sessions are now available for download.
REGISTER NOW for Microsoft TechEd India 2012.
Please note: TechEd India 2012 is a paid event.
UPDATE: We are going to run a series of blog posts around Microsoft TechEd India 2012. If you have any questions/queries feel free to reach out to me on email@example.com & twitter @aviraj111
Dear IT Professionals, Thank you for downloading one or more System Center 2012 pre-release components. System Center 2012 Release Candidate is now available as part of the Microsoft private cloud evaluation: » Download Microsoft private cloud evaluation software
Enjoy! Your TechNet Team
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PUG Community TechDays (IT Pro Track) Jan 2012
This Community is planned for IT Professionals. Look forward to meet all the IT Professionals.
Session 01: 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
System Center 2012 Technical Overview. - by Aviraj Ajgekar
Whether you’re a Datacenter Administrator or an Application Owner, System Center 2012 will provide powerful new capabilities to help you deploy, configure and manage your heterogeneous infrastructure and distributed applications. In this session Aviraj will demonstrate how can you manage your datacenter & build private cloud using System Center 2012. At the same time he will explain what makes it easier than ever to deliver IT as a service to your business or organization.
Session 02: 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Building Microsoft Private Cloud. - by Abhishek Pradhan
We will take a deep dive on products and capabilities for the Microsoft Cloud Platform ranging from diverse Private & Public Clouds to Hybrid Cloud environments. We will take a deep dive into the Cloud Framework, its key capabilities & constituents, the essential building blocks for a Cloud environment and similar products in the Cloud space. We will also take a look at Service Management from a cloud perspective and the intricacies involved.
Session 03: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Microsoft Private Cloud Security Overview. - by Ninad Doshi
This session will look at common Iaas Private cloud security concerns that decision makers have, and how Microsoft solution addresses them. We will discuss Security & compliance in a Microsoft private cloud, including security update management and orchestration, proactive monitoring of infrastructure, malware and network protection and monitoring.
To attend & for more details visit http://www.puneusergroup.org/pug-meet-jan-2012.aspx
In my last blog post we announced Microsoft TechEd India 2012. The event is scheduled to kick off on 21st March 2012.
In this post, as we are progressing towards the preparation of TechEd India 2012, we would like to highlight some of the key technologies that are going to be covered during TechEd India 2012 Event.
Windows 8 Client New Windows Server 8 New System Center 2012 New Enterprise Security SQL Server 2012 New Unified Communications Messaging & Collaboration Office 365
Windows 8 Client New Web Development Visual Studio 11 New Windows Azure Windows Phone New SQL Server 2012 New
As you see we are working together to deliver the best TechEd experience to all the IT Professionals & Developers across. We have refreshed the content for this TechEd covering all the latest technologies by Microsoft.
In my upcoming posts I will cover some more details about Technical Tracks, TechEd Registration, Twitter Hash tags & more. Keep visiting to find more details & I look forward seeing you at TechEd. You can register for TechEd by visiting http://aka.ms/teched
If you have any questions/queries feel free to reach out to me on firstname.lastname@example.org & twitter @aviraj111
For more details visit http://india.msteched.com/
Regards, Aviraj Ajgekar Technology Evangelist
If you are evaluating Microsoft System Center 2012 Pre-Release Products. Then you can find all the documentation for each product over here.
System Center 2012 (Prerelease)
You can find it all over here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh546785.aspx
System Center Cloud Services Process Pack Beta is Microsoft’s infrastructure as a service solution built on the Microsoft System Center platform. With the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack, enterprises can realize the benefits of infrastructure as a service while simultaneously leveraging their existing investments in the Service Manager, Orchestrator, Virtual Machine Manager, and Operations Manager platforms.
Corporate data centers are in transition. The recent shift from physical to virtual environments is now being replaced by an interest in moving to the cloud—specifically both private and public cloud infrastructures. Private cloud management assets are being delivered with System Center 2012 and a key part of this solution is the self-service experience. This experience is now significantly enhanced by the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack.
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is a service-centric model for the request and provisioning of data center resources. System Center Cloud Services Process Pack is Microsoft’s infrastructure as a service solution built on the Microsoft® System Center platform.
With the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack, enterprises can realize the benefits of infrastructure as a service while simultaneously leveraging their existing investments in the System Center Service Manager, System Center Orchestrator, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, and System Center Operations Manager platforms.
Information Technology (IT) organizations considering IaaS need to examine and adapt their existing tools, processes, workflows, and automation to meet the requirements of an effective cloud services implementation. While it is critical that the underlying components (such as self-service portal, ticketing infrastructure, notifications, workflows, and automation) integrate well with each other and account for industry-wide best practices, the work involved to ensure an effective cloud services implementation can be daunting and time-consuming.
System Center Cloud Services Process Pack addresses these concerns by enabling IaaS while incorporating domain expertise and best practices from enterprises that have successfully deployed IaaS. These best practices are made available out-of-the box and are evident in all aspects of the solution.
In adopting System Center Cloud Services Process Pack, enterprises can benefit from platform flexibility that is inherent in the System Center suite of products. IT can tailor the solution for a specific IaaS experience that meets the needs of the business—for example, the System Center Service Manager platform allows organizations to customize individual questions and inputs of the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack offering on the Self-Service Portal, and the System Center Orchestrator 2012 platform allows creation of custom runbooks that can be run as part of infrastructure service requests.
The benefits offered by System Center Cloud Services Process Pack for the enterprise include:
· A well-tested and fully supported cloud services solution that accounts for industry-wide best practices.
· Deep customization and extension of the cloud services experience, natively supported by the System Center suite of products.
· Reduced cost, effort, and time to deploy cloud services to organizations that already leverage the System Center platform.
The benefits offered by System Center Cloud Services Process Pack for consumers of IT within the enterprise include:
· Standardized and well-defined processes for requesting and managing cloud services, including the ability to define Projects, Capacity Pools, and virtual machines. See the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack User Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=231346 for details.
· Natively supported request, approval, and notification to enable businesses to effectively manage their own allocated infrastructure capacity pools—for example, project administrators can approve or reject Cloud Services Capacity Pool and Cloud Services Virtual Machine requests.
Given these benefits, organizations that are thinking about IaaS, especially those organizations with current investments in the System Center platform, stand to gain tremendously from evaluating and leveraging the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack solution in their environments.
Microsoft's Big Night at CES 2012 Jan. 9, 2011 See Steve Ballmer’s pre-event keynote, photos and more from this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Blog: Keynote Recap
Video: Microsoft Keynote
Photos: Image Gallery
Watch Keynote On Demand http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/ces/
The Integration Pack for HP Lights-Out (iLO) and Onboard Administrator (OA) is an add-on for System Center 2012 Orchestrator that enables you to automate HP iLO and OA commands.
The Integration Pack for HP Lights-Out (iLO) and Onboard Administrator (OA) is an add-on for System Center 2012 Orchestrator that enables you to automate HP iLO and OA commands. Feature Summary This integration pack adds the HP iLO and OA category to the Activities pane in the Runbook Designer. This category contains the following activities:
Today, I received the following update for my HTC Mozart.,
Some of the enhancements in this update are as follows..
On-screen keyboard. Fixes an issue to prevent the keyboard from disappearing during typing.
Email. Fixes a Google mail syncing issue.
Location. Fixes a location access issue. With this fix, the Me feature in the People Hub sends anonymous information about nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers to Microsoft only if you agree to allow the Check In function to access and use location information.
Security. Revokes digital certificates from DigiCert Sdn Bhd to address an encryption issue.
Email threads. Fixes an email issue related to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. With this fix, when you reply to or forward a message, the original message is now included in your response.
Voicemail. Fixes a voicemail notification display issue that occurs on some European and Asian networks under certain conditions.
For details visit http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/basics/update-history.aspx
Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud The definition, business value, and technology benefits of the "the cloud" have been hotly debated in recent months. Most agree that cloud computing can accelerate innovation, reduce costs, and increase business agility in the market. In 2012, cloud computing will transition from hype and discussion, to part of every enterprise's reality, and IT is uniquely positioned to lead this transformation and help business reap the benefits of cloud computing. To help you get real-world answers, we would like to invite you to an interactive virtual event designed to help you explore your cloud options. Plus, you'll be among the first to hear the latest private cloud news from Microsoft.
Here's what we have planned:
Be among the first to hear the latest Private Cloud news from Microsoft.
Evaluate Microsoft’s cloud offerings, including a deep dive into the private, public and hybrid cloud models
Learn from other senior professionals in IT about how cloud computing is helping drive greater results.
Be sure to forward this invitation to your IT leadership team. We hope you can join us at this interactive discussion.
Register for Event Starts : Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Time : 10:00 PM IST Duration : 2 Hour(s)
Microsoft Executive Panelists:
SatyaNadella President, Server and Tools Business, Microsoft
Brad Anderson Corporate Vice President, Management and Security Division, Microsoft
Jacky Wright Vice President, IT Strategic Services, Microsoft
For more information on Private Cloud visit: www.microsoft.in/readynow
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