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April, 2008

  • Recommendations for Running a Domain Controller Virtualized Environment using Virtual Server

    I have been visiting a few customer sites where they are virtualizing their Domain Controllers. This always makes me a little nervous as this should always be coupled with strong control and management of this environment. If this is not well managed...
  • Windows 2008 RODC Tick List for Deployment

    Well I am sat in the departure lounge of Aberdeen Scotland Airport after a really interesting and enjoyable Customer Engagement around all things Active Directory. Aberdeen has enjoyed some lovely Spring Weather,while I have been there and is very pretty...
  • Often Overlooked but VERY important

    I have seen quite alot of Windows 2003 Active Directories recently where all the Domain Controllers are Windows 2003 and all the Domain Functional Level are set to Windows 2003. However one key part has been overlooked that is the FOREST Functional Level...
  • For those XP (ers) out there sp3 download site is now available

    Hello, I have had a few people expressing difficulty in finding the download site for Windows XP SP3. Here tis ! http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsxp/0a5b9b10-17e3-40d9-8d3c-0077c953a761.aspx
  • 2008 what has been removed

    I was asked by a Customer recently does 2008 support for "Services for Macintosh" so I did a bit of routing around. So see below for the list of Networking Services that are no Longer Supported on a Windows Vista and Windows 2008 platform. Bandwidth...
  • RSAT Tools for Vista SP1 now available in All Languages

    Sorry for the break in blogging. However I have been away on my holidays to a lovely part of the U.K. Lincolnshire  Wolds . Very nice but very cold. Good news for RSAT Client is that it is available in all languages now. Please see below table for...
  • Great "Grab it while you can offer"

    Being a school Governor I am always interested in great offers for Software now Staff at colleges and Universities can take advantage of a Great Offer which was formerly only open to Students. If you are interested Read On ! Students of colleges and universities...