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January, 2006

  • Using Access-Based Enumeration and DFS

    We've published a KB for using access-based enumeration together with DFS Namespaces. Access-based enumeration makes visible only those files or folders that the user has the rights to access. When access-based enumeration is enabled, Windows will not...
  • Channel 9 Video on DFS in R2

    Our very own Shobana Balakrishnan, a program manager on our Windows Longhorn Server team, takes you through the server roadmap and demonstrates Windows Server 2003 R2. Think you know everything about Windows Server? You might be surprised by the innovations...
  • Upcoming webcasts

    Happy New Year everyone. Though I'd let you know about the upcoming webcasts we have planned for January. Webcast: Troubleshooting and Debugging the Branch Office Technologies, 1/11/2006 9:30 AM PST This session will focus on identifying problems and...
  • Threats and Countermeasures Guide v2.0 Available

    The Threats and Countermeasures Guide v2 provides you with a reference to all security settings that provide countermeasures for specific threats against current versions of the Microsoft® Windows® operating systems. Chapter 7 covers a number of services...
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces from XP SP2 Clients

    Windows Server 2003 R2 includes an Administration Tools Pack for running some of the R2 snap-ins on XP SP2 computers. A newsgroup customer recently tried this but found that some of the DFS Namespaces options are greyed out. As it turns out, you also...
  • Upcoming webcast: Windows Server 2003 R2 + Intelligent iSCSI Storage: Building a Simple SAN

    My name is Claude Lorenson, I am a Group Product Manager at Microsoft. I have been working on the storage workload in the Windows Server Product Management team for the last three year. Our team is responsible for the product strategy and the market positioning...
  • Recent hotfixes

    Thought I'd let everyone know about some recent hotfixes for our technologies: KB article 896427 , “After you install security update 885250 (MS05-011), you may not be able to view the contents of a subfolder on a network share by using Windows...
  • Using DFS Namespaces and Offline Files

    Customers often ask about how DFS Namespaces interacts with Offline Files. I asked our new DFS Namespaces PM, Sanjoy Chatterjee, to introduce himself and explain the interaction. I am Sanjoy Chatterjee, the new PM for the DFS group. My goal for posting...
  • How referral timeouts work in DFS Namespaces

    Hi, this is Sanjoy Chatterjee again. In this post I will cover how referral timeout works in DFS Namespaces. When clients receive referrals from the DFS server, they cache these referrals in what was called the PKT Cache. The current terminology for...