Scott Hinsley's WebLog

  • Windows Server Longhorn: Server Core

    What is Server Core? Server core is a minimal installation option for Windows Server "Longhorn" providing a minimal environment supporting specific server roles. Server Core reduces servicing and management requirements while providing a minimum attack...
  • HOWTO: TechNet Blogging with Windows Mobile

    The following was posted via Windows Mobile 5.0 using a Cingular 8525 with Pocket SharpMT... Several folks expressed interest in blogging on TechNet and MSDN blogs using Windows Mobile, so I thought I'd share what I've learned... The Windows Mobile...
  • MOM 2005: Alert when a percentage of machines in a computer group fail to respond to ping requests.

    I was recently asked if it would be possible to generate an alert when a certain number of machines in a computer group become unreachable. MOM already generates alerts when an agent fails to heartbeat and even notes when the heartbeat failure is accompanied...
  • First day at Microsoft...

    This is my first blog entry ever! It's fitting my first entry should be on my first day with Microsoft Consulting Services. Too bad I blinked and 18 months have flown by! It's been an amazing blur, full of incredible people, cool technology and endless...