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March, 2008

  • Group Policy Best Practise Analyzer - Not Sung from the Mountaintops

    I have been recently writing a Group Policy Course and have looked at in some detail the Group policy Best Practise Analyzer. I must admit I had let this pass me by a bit. It was released by us Last August 2007, with not much of a Fanfare. But I would...
  • Taking Snapshots of your AD DS in Windows 2008

    Apologies if you saw the earlier half completed post. F12 in Windows Live Writer I now know publishes your blog !. I have recently been investigating the new extended functionality of NTDSUTIL in Windows 2008. This now has the functionality built into...
  • Another Tool to add to your Group Policy Vista Troubleshooting Kit

    Well I have been talking quite a bit around Group Policies recently. Well that is because I have been involved with some colleagues in putting together some material for a new Group Policy Course that will be hopefully available soon to Premier Customers...
  • I see this time and time again

    Hi. I get out to a lot and I mean a lot of customer sites. I also see many Active Directories. Some of them well maintained and some of them facing challenges :). However consistently across these environments there is always a similiar issue that raises...
  • Windows 2008 Launch Birmingham ICC U.K. - WOW !

    Well it went with a Bang not a Whimper and I can proudly say I was part of it. The Windows 2008 Launch on the 19th of March was I feel a great success and was a real testament to the team who put in alot of hard work to make it go seamlessly. So I would...
  • I was part of something Special

    I know I have not blogged for a while. However I am going to start rectifying this starting from today. It is always too easy not to blog however I realise recently how much I have missed it. However yesterday I was part of something special. This was...
  • Getting Excited and Palpitations all at once !

    I am prepping hard for the Windows 2008 Launch Event in Birmingham which I will be taking a small part in by delivering part of  a session with Matt Mcspirit of Microsoft.  This will be the "Core Infrastructure Improvements" section...
  • Do you want a free pass to It Forum or Teched 2009 ?

    I thought that would get your attention. Anyway if you are a leader in in the arena or Unified Communications read on. I you register for the Interact Microsofts Unified Communication Conference 2008 event in San Diego 8-10 of April, and are one of the...
  • RSAT Tools now fully released and available for download

    Hi there. After a refreshing Easter Break being blown around the Gower Peninsula in Wales . Which is absolutely beautiful part of the United Kingdom Wales. I come back to work and the biggest news for me of the day is that RSAT (Remote Server Administration...