Just quick download information drop – new documents from getting started series has been published on a Web (at least I found them now 🙂 ). Looking on a topics coverage this might be useful series for any starting ILM newbie. Shame to admit but I haven't seen these documents before or I don't remember … Continue reading "ILM getting started documents"
Windows Server 2008 brings the successor to ye old NTBackup. The role that can be installed separately includes both a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) as command line tools. In Server Core the role doesn't add the MMC, but sure adds the command line tool wbadmin.exe
Microsoft announced today Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista Service Pack 1 are ready and Released to Manufacturers. (RTM) The bits have been finalized, the teams have all signed off and the manufacturing plants are beginning production of the media that will be in stores after the worldwide launch events.
On January 9 Jakob Balle from Secunia wrote an interesting blog post on its Personal Security Inspector (PSI) software. Here's a quick quote to get you up to speed: 95 out of a 100 computers that are connected to the Internet have insecure software installed. By "insecure application" it is understood, that there is a … Continue reading "Server Core patching benefits, as shown by Secunia"
I've showed you some common commands for IPv4 networking in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Now that you know the commands to change your network settings I feel it's time to perform some tweaks to make your commands just a tiny bit shorter. As an added bonus you might be able to … Continue reading "Windows Server Core IP Configuration, Part 3"
In the first part of this series I explored the basic settings of IPv4 on Server Core installations. Now it's time to dive a little deeper and explore the tabs behind the Advanced button on the General tab of the Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) Properties screen.
Networking services are a big part of the services you can make your Server Core box perform. Having properly configured network connections are prerequisites to offering these services, so I feel it's time to explain how to properly configure the networking connections on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008.
Not all system administrators feel comfortable on the command line and most system administrators don't feel comfortable behind the console of their servers in their airconditioned and windowless (no pun intented) serverrooms for longer periods of time.
ILM 2007 delivers ExchangeUtils class which can be used to provision new Exchange enabled objects into Active Directory environment. This is nice and easy to use API, however it has one disadvantage – it will not allow to provision mailbox for existing Active Directory account. As this isn't preferred way to do this sometimes You … Continue reading "Provision mailboxes for existing users"
For all interested – quietly SAP MA for ILM 2007 has been updated and published on Microsoft Downloads. From what I know this update contains minor bug fixes made after initial SAP MA publish date back in May 2007. If You have this solution deployed in production remember to test this update first in test … Continue reading "SAP MA updated"