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  • Blog Post: DST: Here we go again with more changes...

    So heres the official word from us with regard to DST in Australia. Not sure if this again affects WA....by the below it sounds like WA is again different. Were always different. Why cant WA just be part of the rest of the country? <sigh> In October this year, we will again be experiencing Daylight...
  • Blog Post: TechEd AU and NZ Security Track

    OK. We’re getting close to done on the Security track. Any comments on the below sessions? Ther’’s a few more to come but they depend on product release cycles….:) How To Get Your Network Hacked in 10 Easy Steps What Nobody Told You About Protecting SQL Server Is That App Really Safe?...
  • Blog Post: TechEd 2005 Feedback

    Thanks to Ken alerting me about this problem, Since the migration from the MSDN blog site to the new TechNet blogs, for some reason despite my best attempts to re-enable them, the commenting ability has disappeared on my old posts. So if you have feedback based on the past couple of posts on the " Server...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Windows and Mgmt track: Updated

    So heres some more thoughts on the Windows and Management track: Server and Domain Isolation: The Next Big Thing in Security and Infrastructure Integrity Assurance Active Directory Design and Deployment: Tales of the Unexpected Active Directory Federation Services Architecture...
  • Blog Post: Open Standards in the Web Services World: Im published! :)

    I originally wrote this article on the use of Webservices as open standards and interfaces towards the goal of Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) as a submission to a conference. In it I had a whole bunch of diagrams and for this publication I re-edited it as I thought of a whole bunch of other stuff...
  • Blog Post: Security Summit - Canberra

    If you attended my two Canberra based sessions at the Microsoft Security Summit and have questions that you wanted to ask, post them as a comment against this blog post. They come through to me personally as the site is moderated and you can let me know whether youre happy for your question to be shared...
  • Blog Post: TechEd 2005 Content Planning: Security track

    As with previous posts, please provide your feedback to the TechEd 2005 planning process with your comments on the "Security" track. If you think theres anything missing here or would like to pick your top three sessions, please feel free to do so! I frankly think we need a stronger ISA session here...
  • Blog Post: SBS User Groups in AU

    Australia has a new single entry point to find all the SBS User Groups! Go to http://www.sbsusers.org . In most states now.
  • Blog Post: Security Summit - Brisbane

    Amazing! Brisbane has a higher attendance at the Security Summit than Melbourne and Sydney! We even have people flying up from Sydney to attend for those that missed out on the event there! Anyhow, as usual, if you attended my sessions at the Security Summit on " SMS and MOM" and "Identity Management...
  • Blog Post: Migrating from Windows Server POP3 Mail to Exchange 2003.

    Michael Wood asked me today about migrating from the “free” POP3 mail in Windows Server to Exchange 2003. Great question! Exchange 2003 provides a Migration Wizard to migrate from a variety of sources…unfortunately POP3 isn’t one of them! If Windows POP3 only had IMAP then it could be easy! J We provide...
  • Blog Post: MOM 2000 Upgrade - Security Summit Q&A

    Jim Wadham asked: "Can we upgrade from MOM 2000 to MOM 2005 or will it require a fresh install?" The good news is that you can upgrade in place! I spoke to Tamas Horvath in the Microsoft Sydney office about it and he gave me the following information to further help you. Tamas writes "...The Deployment...
  • Blog Post: Security Summit - Perth

    As promised, if you had questions from either of my sessions on SMS/MOM or Identity Management and you were in Perth, heres the place to post your comments against....fire away!
  • Blog Post: Come to the Security Interchange Event across Australia

    Hey everyone - just wanted to let you all know that we have the Security Interchange event on in March. We wanted to change the event this year from the previous year's Security Summit and provide a way of getting you more answers. Its going to be a like a chalktalk/panel discussion format - topics...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft's internal deployment of SharePoint

    At the end of this month, Im doing a session with the SharePoint User Group in Perth on Microsoft’s internal use of SharePoint Portal Server 2003…..wanna come? Email James Grey , who runs it to RSVP. Its on the January 28 th from 3pm to 5pm in the Microsoft Perth office.
  • Blog Post: TechEd 05 Planning AU and NZ: Server and Management Track

    Ok. Starting planning for TechEd 2005 now. If you ever wanted to influence the content track for TechEd and see the session ideas here they are for the Server and Management Track. I have to severely prune these down so if youre up to it, I would like you to stack rank the top ten from this list that...
  • Blog Post: Off to Redmond!

    Jeff Alexander and myself (and others) are off to Redmond again this week to attend one of the best annual internal conferences. Its here that we pick up a lot of the information that we end up talking to techies in Australia with. Whats on the agenda? Some of the up and coming stuff for this year and...
  • Blog Post: Zero Touch: March Infrastructure SIG

    Tamas and Simon did a brilliant job at the recent Special Interest Group event and spoke on Zero Touch provisioning, a process for automated deployment and application managment of desktops. If you were at the event and want the slide deck, here it is!
  • Blog Post: Security Summit - Adelaide

    As I promised, heres the placeholder for the Security Summit for Adelaide. If theres any questions you wanted to ask but didnt, post them here...! Ill answer them all here in due course.
  • Blog Post: Security Summit - Melbourne

    If you had questions WRT the sessions I did at Melbourne's Security Summit....post them here! I did the SMS and MOM session aswell as the Identity Management session.
  • Blog Post: TechEd 2005 Content Planning: Messaging and Collaboration Stream

    Next on the TechEd 2005 stream for comment is the Messaging and Collaboration track. As with the previous post, please feel free to provide your comments. Im going to make it easier though and just ask you to nominate the top three sessions that you want. If you can provide a "why" then please do so...
  • Blog Post: Perth: SQL and Visual Studio Community Launch Party

    Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 Community Launch Come and join us as we celebrate the launch of SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005. Meet the Microsoft and community speakers from the main launch, ask questions, have a drink and some food. So what can you expect? The launch parties...
  • Blog Post: TechEd 2005 Australia Planning: Part 2

    Last post I asked about what events you would want to see at TechEd 2005. Now Im interested in some other feedback that could help us make TechEd 2005 better and easier to attend; 1. If you couldnt come to TechEd before, what was it that prevented you from attending? Common issues are cost, depth...