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May, 2006

  • PowerShell Reloaded

    Refreshed PowerShell bits are available here . Check out the blog here and Windows PowerShell on TechNet ScriptCenter Official Windows PowerShell Web Site and NewsGroup
  • Xray that iffy site with URL Tracer, block the typo-squatters

    Microsoft Research has released one of its Strider tools, URL Tracer . Security Watch says it "reveals all of the links beneath a given URL. This allows you to see what third-party domains are being linked to from within a given site, possibly links to...
  • RC1 of Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 Released

    The Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 RC has released on Microsoft Connect. Once you sign in with Passport, you can download the SDK and two labs as well. Support is provided through newsgroups. Microsoft Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 is an...
  • You Asked, We Listened

    I downloaded the Powershell RC1 and documentation as soon as they came out. I didn't think much about the Passport sign-in required. After all, usually that's just for marketing purposes, right? Turns out, there is a benefit! When the re-release came...
  • New SharePoint Blog

    Don't forget to keep an eye on blogs.msdn.com. About 20% of IT Pro and Dev "audiences" self-identify as both (when we ask). For example, there is a promising new blog on SharePoint here .
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager Debuts

    Now that the WinHec demo and announcement are live, I can reveal the name of the new product I have been working on the last few months: System Center Virtual Machine Manager . This is the product formerly code-named Carmine. I am the writing lead...
  • The Good Samaritan Would Blog

    I am reading a new book written by some friends of mine: Anxious to Please: 7 Revolutionary Practices for the Chronically Nice . One of the things they talk about is taking the time to examine your core beliefs. This is an essential pre-req to what they...
  • Scalable Networking Pack Debuts at WinHec

    Among the cool demos today at WinHec is the Scalable Networking Pack . Through the introduction of new architectural innovations like TCP Chimney Offload and NetDMA, the Scalable Networking initiative seeks to deliver support for the latest network acceleration...
  • New Phishing Attacks

    Educate your users and friends/family...Microsoft never sends patches (updates) in an e-mail. According to Techweb today, a couple of Trojans are posing as Microsoft patches/updates . The first line of the spoofed e-mail "Microsoft Cooporation" [sic...
  • VMRC Keyboard Combos

    While working on some draft content for Virtual Machine Manager, I have compiled the list below of Virtual Machine Remote Client (VMRC) keyboard controls. Is this the complete list? Is this the way you would want to see them displayed in content? Right...
  • Tools and Tidbits from MMS

    Great paper on using WMI for scripting MOM from Brian Wren's session. SMS 2003 Client Health Monitoring Tool : Client health status calculated from data in the SMS database Real time online/offline status of SMS clients Summary HTML report...
  • UMPC Debuts to Poor Reviews

    The Samsung Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) is out to poor reviews, like this one , that state: "Unfortunately, the Samsung Q1 is so deeply flawed in key respects that it amounts to little more than a toy for techies. For everyone else, it's impractical and frustrating...
  • New Microsoft Security Blog to Watch

    Keep an eye on the new Jeff Jones Security Blog . Great new post On Disingenuous Analysis and Transparency from a guy who's CV looks like: Security engineer doing risk assessments for the Air Force and Orange Book evaluation work for the NSA . Kernel...
  • DPM Starts a Trend?

    Here's hoping other product teams follow the DPM team lead and post their error message catalogs . Kudos to DPM team. Others who downloaded Data Protection Manager 2006 Error Code Catalog also downloaded: Extended Security Update Inventory Tool...