Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 has a new trick up its sleeve in combination with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Windows Mobile 6: Exchange AutoDiscover Service. You can use this feature with your Domain Naming System (DNS) implementation, but this feature is even more functional when used in conjunction with Active Directory. (Just like everything you use in your daily life…)
Vista and Canon 350D
I'm owner of Canon 350D digital SLR which I think is good for me as for average photographer. For some time I wasn't able to download photos made with it on my Vista enabled laptop. Every time I've connected my camera to Vista I've got this nice information that this device isn't supported and I … Continue reading "Vista and Canon 350D"
Error after applying BitLocker schema extensions
New KB article 932862 was published yesterday to discuss issues which may occur after applying BitLocker schema extensions in Active Directory forest under some conditions. As this KB states: (…) This problem occurs if the following conditions are true: • The Active Directory domain that includes the BitLocker Drive Encryption schema updates contains Windows Server … Continue reading "Error after applying BitLocker schema extensions"
Are You using some methods of securing data on Yours laptop hard drive? EFS anyone? I'm curious how many of readers are using TrueCrypt? Until today I've used TrueCrypt as a solution for secure file storing on my laptop machine. TrueCrypt is really cool tool. It gives You good usability, strong encryption and ability to … Continue reading "BitLocker(ed)"
Deploying and managing FireFox centrally
As an IT Professional you might get the question to deploy Mozilla's FireFox browser on the workstations of your users. I must admin FireFox is a pretty good product and Mozilla does a good job building and promoting it. In fact: In my opinion it's the only company I know that effectively took on a … Continue reading "Deploying and managing FireFox centrally"
ILM 2007 – some more information
As I wrote few days ago we have new Identity Management product from Microsoft – Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007. As I'm in Seattle at this moment I had a chance to take a look at it a little. What ILM 2007 is and what it isn't? ILM 2007 is product which combines in fact two … Continue reading "ILM 2007 – some more information"
Active Directory on separate volumes
I had and have seen numerous discussions with people on the benefits and drawbacks of putting Active Directory files and folders on a separate volume or even on several separate volumes. Time to makes some things clear!
Deploying Exchange Server 2007
Microsoft today released a couple of documents to aid in the deployment of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. These Microsoft Word compatible documents (no XPS documents this time) provide descriptions and overviews of features, guidelines for planning, and steps for deploying an Exchange 2007 organization. They correspond with the predefined four supported deployment scenarios.
ILM, the story continues
Just quick info – Microsoft have announced Identity Lifecycle Manager products line. Basically now we have a road map for next generation of IdM software. I'm now on conference in Seattle were we are talking a lot about it and I will post some more information after I will get back home.For now we have … Continue reading "ILM, the story continues"
Overview of Active Directory files
Although Active Directory can be considered as a heavenly product by administrators and is likely to be referred to as "the hand of god" by users it is actually stored on physical drives. Nothing new-age about that, so let's look at the files that make up our Active Directories…