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November, 2005

  • New Windows Desktop Search Administration Guide

    The Windows Desktop Search (WDS) Administration Guide is now live . WDS allows your users to search their computer about as fast and as easily as they search the Web. The Desktop Search results window includes rich Windows Explorer features so they can...
  • Fix Your Biggest Security Leak

    Configuration errors drive security vulnerabilites, support costs, and downtime. Fix this with the new SMS 2003 Desired Configuration Monitoring (DCM) solution. DCM is a powerful solution to maintain a consistent configuration across all server roles...
  • Jesper's Book Site Launch

    Jesper has launched a site to promote his book (written with Steve ) Protect Your Windows Network here. Here's a teaser to get you to go look. THINK ABOUT IT... Consider, for instance, next time you go through an airport security check, who would...
  • Exchange SLA Scorecard Solution Released

    The Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 SLA Scorecard for Exchange released yesterday. This solution, along with the Microsoft Services engagement , are based on Microsoft IT best practices from running the messaging environment inside Microsoft. This idea...
  • Virtual Server R2 Homepage Launch

    Check out the new microsoft.com homepage for pre-sales info on Virtual Server R2, including the home page , Product Overview , reviewers guide and datasheet . There is a new community set up too where you can find featured blogs, MVPs, top KB articles...
  • Get Free Licensing Advice

    Check out the new Microsoft Product Licensing Advisor (MPLA), nifty new FREE tool that: Provides Volume Licensing program comparisons and guidance. Simplifies Microsoft product selection through a series of questions. Produces a downloadable...
  • Improve Your IT Operations Processes

    Register now for the FREE upcoming webcast from Microsoft IT insiders on using Business Scorecard Manager. TechNet Webcast: How Microsoft Does IT: Using Business Scorecard Manager 2005 to Enhance Business Performance (Level 300) Tuesday...
  • IT Insider Advice on Managing Compliance

    Read about how the processes and tools Microsoft IT uses to support regulatory compliance in the new IT Showcase whitepaper: Creating a Systemized Approach to Regulatory Compliance at Microsoft . Others who downloaded Creating a Systemized Approach...
  • No Bull IIS Perf Tuning Advice

    Want to read how to test and tune your website from the microsoft.com IT insiders ? Read this fantastic post . It's written by an IT guy, for an IT guy, and packages up the problem and solution in a way that is super usable. Now if only a small percentage...
  • Trouble-shooting Just Got Easier

    The Events and Errors database just got a facelift. Check out the new scoped search interface that makes it easier to find out what that funky cryptic error number/message really means!
  • Are We There Yet?

    blogs.technet.com launched April 1 2005 with about 80 IT Pro bloggers. Today we have 198 non-zero posting bloggers. The blogs launched on Community Server 1.0 . They said we were daft. They said IT Pros were not like the blog-crazed devs that were...
  • My MOM Can Kick Your <app>'s A**!

    The MOM team continues to push out connector goodness, letting IT Pros in shops that are NOT 100% Microsoft hook stuff up to MOM. For example, Eileen blogs today about the Citirix Management Pack . And on TechNet you can use the Management Pack and...
  • Hello. My Name Is <...>, and I Run as Admin

    Shelly Bird has a great (and bravely honest) column just released on the November online TechNet Magazine on why you should use LUA . Excerpts to get you to read it (out of context - you should read the whole article): "There is a special kind of...