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October, 2004

  • MOM 2005, Demo Gods and the inaugural meeting of the Ottawa Windows Server User Group

    My Ottawa TechNet monthly on Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 doubled as the inaugural meeting of the Ottawa Windows Server Users Group last night (October 27th). It was a modest turn out that allowed for great participation and interaction. On the MOM...
  • Kickoff Day for Canadian TechNet Fall Tour!

    I am so excited about being a part of this national event. My coworker Bruce Cowper is kicking off the Canadian TechNet Fall Tour today in Calgary. The sessions included in the tour this year are the following: Deploying and Managing Windows XP-SP2 Security...
  • Ottawa PC Users Group and memory lane

    I am heading over to the Ottawa PC Users group meeting tonight - it’s my first time attending. They have a very long history that spans most of the computer trends since the PC came out. Have a read of their history on their website ( http://www.opcug...
  • .ADM templates for XP-SP2 GPO settings

    One of the questions that came up at last night’s TechNet session was .ADM template files and where to get them. JohnM from EDS pointed me to the download page for current ADM templates. Thanks for making my job easier John! Here’s the link http://www...
  • Ottawa TechNet Event - Windows XP SP2 Take 2 - Deployment

    Tonight I delivered the deployment piece to Windows XP Service Pack 2 TechNet Canada events in Ottawa. It was a record crowd with a lot of return attendees. Once again - great participation and dialogue by everyone. I had a lot of fun. As promised, here...
  • Domain Profile or Standard Profile? Hummm...

    I had a couple of follow up questions relating to the XP-SP2 security technologies presentation I did on November 30th that relate to how workstations determine when to flip from Domain profile to Standard profile and back again when required. This was...