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December, 2005

  • MOF: An Actionable and Prescriptive Approach to ITIL

    This white paper on TechNet summarizes the content of Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) and explains how MOF builds on and extends the Information Technology Infrastructure Library, commonly known as ITIL, to provide IT managers with an actionable...
  • USMT 2.6.1 is Now Available

    Windows User State Migration Tool (USMT) version 2.6.1 migrates user files and settings during large deployments of Windows 2000 or Microsoft Windows XP. USMT captures desktop, network and application settings as well as a user files, and then migrates...
  • LIVE: December 2005 IIS Insider Article

    IIS Insider is a monthly column designed to answer your questions on how to troubleshoot and make the most of Microsoft Internet Information Services. December's column is written by an IIS MVP Bernard Cheah . The topics discussed in the columns are...
  • Windows TCP/IP Ephemeral, Reserved, and Blocked Port Behavior

    The December 2005 The Cable Guy article describes the various types of TCP and UDP ports that are available to Windows Sockets applications and their ranges for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. A list of previous articles are also available for...
  • TechNet CD Subscription - What's New in December 2005

    Your December 2005 TechNet subscription is on its way. Featured Content: SQL Server 2005 This month's TechNet Plus subscription package includes the release of Microsoft's SQL Server 2005. Both 32 and 64 bit versions are included. Webcasts...