November, 2007

  • Exchange 2007 SP1 is Live on the web....

    You can grab it here... Exchange 2007 SP1 Download ***Update - provided a more reasonable URL*** Cheers!
  • Session Resources and Slides from Nov 15th Redmond Event...

    I have had several people email about additional resources for the sessions we delivered in Redmond. We have a standard landing page for all sessions resources over at http://technetevents.com/resources . In fact, we have archived much of our content...
  • SilverLight "Fire Starter" Event in Redmond, Wa on Nov 29th....

    Yeah, yeah, yeah.....more developery stuff..... Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter On November 29, 2007 Microsoft will be hosting Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter on the Redmond, Washington campus. This daylong event is free to anyone who wants to learn about designing...
  • Managing Mobile Devices....

    Another question from a customer -- Do you have any info on locking a Mobile 5 device? Particularly the web access capabilities so that the client cannot access any web sites outside of the corporate network. Basically, protection against virus’s...
  • Books for SBS 2003....

    I have had a couple of requests lately for some good reference materials for SBS 2003. MS Press has a couple of books that are decent -- Small Business Server 2003 Administrator's Companion Small Business Server 2003 R2 Administrator's Companion If you...
  • Active vs Passive Mode Command Line FTP....

    I recently received the following question from a customer (and I have received this many times over the years)....   Do you happen to know if the command line FTP program in Windows 2000 Server supports Active and Passive FTP or just Active FTP...
  • Final Event Update - 11am - For Redmond, Wa

    We are going ahead with our afternoon events! The power has been up since 10am with no blinks so it appears we are good. Of course, I can't control if someone knocks out another transformer, but barring that, we are all set for ALL the 1p-5p events in...
  • 10am Update for Events in Redmond, Wa

    The power just came back on! At this time we are planning to go ahead with the afternoon events . I would encourage you to check back to the blog or call my voice mail closer to 11am just to verify that we have not had any additional power issues. cell...
  • Morning Update on today's events at Bella Botega in Redmond, Wa....

    If you are reading this, you probably were impacted by the power outage we had (still have) in Redmond this morning. It is now 9:45a and the power is still out. The latest word is that power might be restored by 1-2pm. After some discussion, we are now...
  • Sockets Programming for Vista...

    subtitled..... "What the Hell?  Developer stuff on Chris' Blog?!?!?!?!?" Yeah.....well I would love to avoid the developer stuff but in the interest of assisting people with their questions I am making my inaugural post with the "Tech...
  • Tech Support Tag...

    I get a LOT of email. Most of the email is asking for support or guidance or how to find something. An astounding amount of that email is also repetitive. So I have added a new Tag called " Tech Support " to the blog and will start answering...
  • More Zuny Goodness....

    I am a BIG fan of the Zunes -  have three in our house for two people. Sure....I drink the Kool-Aid, but I think the Zune is a bad ass little music/video/picture player and it serves my purposes perfectly. I have been patiently awaiting the new Zune...
  • Back in the blogging saddle.....

    I have been noticeably (or maybe not....) absent from blogging the past few weeks. I was going to blame it on my hectic travel schedule but to be fair, the biggest reason is that I have just been lazy about blogging. I do have a number of posts queued...