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  • New RSS Feed for TechNet Briefings Audio

    You asked for it, we delivered. Here is the new RSS Feed for TechNet Briefings audiocasts , some folks call these podcasts, some call them blogcasts. This RSS feed provides an WMA and MP3 version audio file of each session, plus links to download the...
  • RSAT Launch

    The Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server 2008 from a computer running Windows Vista with SP1. It includes support for remote management of computers running...
  • Reskit - Get Yer Red Hot Reskit

    Such a deal - Pre-order the 6586 page Windows Server 2003 Reskit on Amazon and save US$74 plus free shipping. Cha-ching. Update 6/6 Get 30 Percent Off Introductory Price for Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Visit any Borders store between May 30...
  • What Makes a Good Tech Blog Post?

    What makes a good Technical blog post? Here are some things I'm thinking I should include on every blog post (if possible) to help you find the info you need: links to specific bits of content on TechNet on the topic links to community blogs...
  • 私は、ガイジンです。

    I am a gaijin . That’s what the title of this post is supposed to say after running it through Bing translator, but how would I know? I don’t read Kanji. Is the title even written in Kanji? Or is it hiragana? Me, clueless. And gaijin, still. In these...
  • What is the Deal with PowerShell?

    What's the deal with PowerShell? Here is the VBScript code to list services: strComputer = "." Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2"...
  • Gamerzrul: Why the Wiki Will Win (part two)

    The killer app for user-created content is games. Game devotees are invested in the experience to the extent that it allows them to feel “I created this experience.” This helps us somewhat get over some terrible user experience design issues: There are...
  • Free-as-in-beer PowerShellPack

    10 modules to help supercharge your Windows PowerShell scripting. The PowerShellPack lets you write user interfaces in PowerShell script, manage RSS feeds, schedule operating system tasks, and much more. Here’s what you get: WPK Create rich user...
  • The Case of the Pending VM Snapshot Merge

    The case of the pending merge. Guest post from reader Jeremy Hagan Recently I had a virtual machine stop responding. Upon investigation I noticed that the machine was paused. This usually happens when the underlying disk has run out of space and it was...
  • TechNet Wiki Tags-onomy–The Hidden Differentiator

    You can find some common TNWIKI tags at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/wiki-common-tags.aspx Internet pundit Clay Shirky said “The Only Group That Can Categorize Everything Is Everybody.”   The idea behind a tagging taxonomy...
  • TechNet Wiki gets a facelift

    http://technet.com/wiki/ got a facelift, near Valentites Day. Coincidence? You decide. But seriously folks, here is the new look. How do you like it? leave comments.
  • Free-as-in-beer Microsoft Poster App

    Many of you saw this app at TechEd NA and TechEd Europe and asked "When can I get it?" It's heeeere: http://apps.microsoft.com/webpdp/en-US/app/server-posterpedia/f988071c-66dc-4281-8028-637ac0f09061 Free-as-in-beer. This YT vid shows how...
  • Hyper-V How To: Backup Hyper-V with Windows

    John Kelbley’s blog has a recent series of posts (including helpful screenies) explaining everything you need to do a Hyper-V backup is included in Windows Server. Highly recommended. Best Part of Hyper-V Backup and Recovery Is Windows! The Wonder of...
  • New SuperFlow for Troubleshooting Forefront TMG Installation

    SuperFlows are new content types for Microsoft, here’s a new one for troubleshooting TMG installs . In a SuperfFlow, we can filter information to that is it more relevant. For example, in a branching tree, we can show you just the procedures that apply...
  • Hyper-V How To: Design Hyper-V HA Clusters

    Resources from our friends in customer support that will help you as you begin your design of failover clusters for Hyper-V: Quorum: Guide: Configuring the Quorum in a Failover Cluster Multi-site Clusters TechNet Webcast: Geographically Dispersed...
  • Hyper-V Podcast: TR9 – Bob Muglia

    Shortly after TR9 I had the opportunity to talk with STB President Bob Muglia about Virtualization. Click the picture to open this 5 minute audio podcast from my public Skydrive ( TR9 – Bob Muglia ).  Includes Bob’s thoughts about customer advantages...
  • Hyper-V How To: Free Tools for Hyper-V Management

    Free-as-in-beer Codeplex help for Hyper-V admins. PowerShell Management Library for Hyper-V A project to provide a PowerShell management library for Hyper-V Hyper-V Web Manager Hyper-V Web Manager (HVWM) is a web-based management utility for Microsoft...
  • I Want My, I Want My, I Want My Hyper-V TV

    We’ve published a new topic in the TN Library that lists new Hyper-V videos in LIFO order. Check it out at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee731912(WS.10).aspx If you are interested in sorting these by number of views as of today: ...
  • IT Pro and the “remix”

    As an IT Pro, you may or may not be aware of the “ remix culture ”. Really, when you read TN/MSDN blogs, you are participating in it…even if you don’t think about it that way. I’m looking for some feedback from you about an idea I’ve been discussing with...
  • Hyper-V How To: Create a VM using Script

    Some friends here on the Hyper-V team shared a PowerShell 2.0 script for creating a VM: # Create a VM param( [string]$vmName = $(throw "Must supply a virtual machine name") ) # Get a new instance of Msvm_VirtualSystemGlobalSettingData $vsgsdClass...
  • Berate IT

    <ironic mode on> Steffen has a blog in German on TechNet. I don't speak German, and online translators I have found are woefully inadequate for technical writing. Interesting tho that his title is "Technologieberater". Online dictionary defs for...
  • If a blog falls in the forest...

    I was asked yesterday if a Microsoft IT Pro has to be a good writer to blog. I said no, what do you think? Keep in mind that whatever level your writing skill is right now, it will improve as you write more. So, my advice is dive in and learn as you...
  • MU - No Seriously, MU Beta

    Check out the beta of Microsoft Update (MU). No, wait, maybe is is Windows Update (WU), whatever they call it - it is a one-stop for all your updates: Windows and Office togther! More products to follow. This is a Good Thing IMO. What do you think? Leave...
  • Exchange SLA scorecard

    Microsoft is developing an Exchange SLA scorecard. The userguide introduction explains: "As we move into more complex and interdependent applications, it becomes increasingly difficult to track the capabilities of various IT services. Furthermore,...
  • ITIL-MOF Bookmarks

    Thanks to Kyle and Tom: IT Service Management American Strategic Management Institute - http://www.managementweb.org/ balanced scorecard collaborative - http://www.bscol.com/ Balanced Scorecard - http://www.rocketsoftware.com/portfolio/epm...