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May, 2009

  • Schema - What is the Best Practise for Updating ?

    This has been a question that has come up with several of my customers recently. Therefore I thought this would be a good topic to discuss. Modifying the Schema is something that is a necessary action prior to carrying out installation of Directory Enabled...
  • Some more Windows 7 Learning Resources

    Hello, Microsoft Learning has made available some great Windows 7 Learning resources. See below for some more information. The great thing is that they are packaged up to suit different types of Audiences. So get ahead of the wave in Windows 7 and Enjoy...
  • Microsoft Security Advisory 971492 this may help

    Hi Everyone, If you have received this Security Alert 971492 and you wish to verify whether your IIS 6.0 Web Servers have the Webdav Extension enabled, then please see below for a useful script which you can run across your environment. Please of course...
  • New Planning for Active Directory Forest Recovery Guide for Active Directory 2008 Now available for Download !

    Hi Everyone, Hot of the press is the new Active Directory Disaster Recovery Guide which has been updated to reflect new features and functionality you can leverage with 2008. Download it from Here   In particular it talks about; 1. Read Only Domain...
  • Revisiting and important question

    A little while ago I posted about what is considered best practice with regards to the Default Domain Controller policies and Default Domain Policy. http://blogs.technet.com/janelewis/archive/2007/04/24/just-don-t-do-it.aspx At the time I was struggling...
  • Windows 7 Release Candidate Resources

    Hi, With the release of Windows 7 Release Candidate the back end of last week. Please find below a list of invaluable resources that Technet has made available. Download Windows 7 Release Candidate now The Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) is now available...
  • Upcoming Event @ ADUG (Active Directory User Group )

    Hi myself and a colleague Richard Diver will be talking at the upcoming ADUG as run  Mark Parris on the 15th of June @6.15pm. http://adug.eventbrite.com/ . This will be held at our London Office Microsoft (London) Cardinal Place 100 Victoria Street...
  • ISTG what happens when it Fails ?

    I had an interesting investigation the other day with a customer of mine with reference to the role and failover of the ISTG role. In the customers scenario they switch off the ISTG and several other servers in a very busy site to simulate a outage scenario...