Michael Kleef ::: MSFT

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September, 2005

  • WSS SP2 Releases to the web!

    Its probably old news now but WSS SP2 released! Heres what came in my email. What’s new in Windows SharePoint Services Service Pack 2? Windows SharePoint Services Service Pack 2 addresses top customer needs deployment needs, including: ...
  • Podcasts! Podcasts! AD, Exchange and SQL.

    Well they look like overviews to me...but see if you like them!! Active Directory Fundamentals http://casting.dlservice.microsoft.com/download/0/f/9/0f9e3c0b-f640-42a8-a6f6-f837cee913ab/Active_Directory_Fundamentals.mp3 http://casting.dlservice...
  • MCE 2005 Part 3: Digital TV is a beautiful thing!

    Well its done! Spent last night gutting my old MCE box and replacing its insides with all the new goodness that i got yesterday. I have to say that even without the x64 OS support, MCE now rips along - cant wait till Vista supports it! Its wonderful to...
  • Media Centre Musings Part two

    I talked about my Media Centre beginnings a couple of days ago and well...I just havent been happy with my machine. You see it only has a Pentium III 733 in it and an old Nvidia GeForce 2 card in it and well - HDTV just didnt happen on it. SDTV had enough...
  • Virtual Server ships in TechNet too!!

    Well I blogged about it earlier in the week - and said wouldnt it be great if it came to TechNet subscriptions....and here it is!! Try Virtual Server 2005 without time limits! Virtual Server 2005 Standard Edition will ship to TechNet Plus subscribers...
  • SQL Down Under podcast #6 is done!

    SQL Down Under show #6 with guest Itzik Ben-Gan discussing solving problems using the T-SQL language and T-SQL enhancements in SQL Server 2005 is being posted up now at www.sqldownunder.com .
  • Yahoo! More TechEd Media Casts (Podcasts by another name :) )

    Mick the podcasting king sends me this today! Keynote (WMV – 141.5MB – 56min36sec) http://podcast.microsoft.com.au/teched2005/teched_keynote.wmv Jesper Johansson – Anatomy of a Hack Session (WMV – 189.9MB – 1hr15min52sec) http://podcast...
  • Man in the Middle Attacks

    So Im writing the TechNet Flash for Australia editorial today and I end up talking about TCP/IP protocol hardening and man-in-the-middle attacks then I realise...not everyone knows about this stuff! Lets explain it then - even from the point of view of...
  • Media Centre Musings

    So for awhile Ive been committed to building a Media Center...plenty of other in my team have. Jeffa has one hooked up to his Foxtel. Dave Glover talks about it a bit....so I thought Id petition the family for the best Fathers Days present a guy can have...
  • It ends well: Nigel gets to chat with Scoble

    And so it all ends well...Nigel ended up meetingwith Scoble at PDC and explained a little more about his presentation . Scoble even wrote a retraction after the chat ...and then theres the happy picture.....ah....nice.
  • Virtual Server Ships in MSDN Subscriptions!

    Great news! This across my desk today! To assist MSDN customers leverage the benefits of virtualization in development and test environments, Microsoft is making Virtual Server available to MSDN Universal and MSDN Enterprise customers, effective September...
  • DFS-R: The new replication engine in Windows Server 2003 R2

    This year at TechEd I did two presentations: One on DFS-R and the other on host hardening in Windows Server 2003 SP1. DFS-R I think is great. It replaces FRS as the replication engine for file level replication with a block mode replicator thats very...
  • Vista hardware for the future

    Poor Nigel...he planned to do a Hardware Evolution presentation at TechEd Australia with a view to the future - Only part of his presentation got reported on and now there some concern with the ire of the worldwide technical community upon him . Even...
  • Day3: TechEd 2005 Podcasts

    Hey theres more! Though Im still waiting on the technical ones...heres the ones that are there already though. To help you with the people though...Jesper and Steve are Security Program Managers - and probably well known to all! Kristian and Charlie...
  • TechEd Day 2: More Media Casts - Too Many to List

    Theres just too many to list! Heres the main page so take a look. Still waiting for the technical ones.....hurry up guys!! Theres even one of me and another one of Frank talking about the shirt incident .
  • TechEd Day 1: Video Media Casts go live!

    Hey guys, Great news! The live media casts have just gone live for TechEd 2005 on the Gold Coast Australia! Full list of Media Casts - Click here TechEd 2005 Opening Party - Click here Don Kerr talks about Windows Embedded - Click here...