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History likes to repeat itself

Written on January 5, 2011 at 10:33 pm, by

It was more than 6 years ago when I’ve decided to join the other side as Microsoft employee with Microsoft Consulting in Poland. And this was good move. As every such move it brought some changes in private and professional live. One of those changes was that my MVP award, Directory Services at that time […]

Speaking in June

Written on May 31, 2010 at 7:57 pm, by

May and June this year are speaking engagements months for me. Mostly these engagements are local events in Poland – if you’re interested in them, please visit my Polish blog. One event will be in English and is organized on-line through Live Meeting by my friend, Polish MVP – Robert. If You have spare 75 minutes on the […]

Everybody lies … except network traffic … DHCP

Written on March 24, 2010 at 12:51 pm, by

This post is the beginning of new troubleshooting saga – Everybody lies … except network traffic. Chapter 1: the case of the mysterious DHCP Server. In my daily job as an IT consultant sometimes I have to deal with problems. Different kind of problemss – easy, hard … it depends on the case. A few days before […]

Point your (web)finger at me

Written on August 17, 2009 at 10:52 am, by

Well … at least in Poland we are saying that what happens once can happen again … like in Battlestar Galactica world. In last days it turned out that the same saying is true for network protocols. At least for one of them some time ago well known as Finger. For those who are too […]

September – speaking season

Written on August 16, 2009 at 11:34 am, by

This September – at least for me – is a speaking season. I’m speaking at two conferences. First is TEC 2009 organized by Quest in Berlin. TEC will gather many of well known people as speakers – let me quote Gil here: TEC is comprised to two conferences this year. TEC/Identity and Access features speakers […]

Air, fire, water, earth … identity

Written on April 20, 2009 at 10:40 am, by

People used to believe in four elements, but it showed up that in our times and Internet era there might be one more – Identity element. Donovan and Vittorio started new series of videos on Chanel 9 with this name:   So far there is only introduction to a series and video interview with Stuart […]

“I’m PC” guy doing brain surgery

Written on February 15, 2009 at 1:54 pm, by

It was funny to watch “I’m PC” guy doing advising on brain surgery on last Battlestar Gallactica episod. BTW – BSG after the break is probably best part of this series in its four seasons. Its a pity that it ends. And to keep this post tech related – joe has released new ADFind version […]

HTTP 404 … case of missing ASPX page

Written on December 23, 2008 at 1:31 pm, by

I’ve described this first on my blog written in Polish so this will be a story and moral in one post – which in original was two posts. Story …. I had to install IdM solution I deployed some time ago in new test environment and part of deployment was to deploy ASP .NET application. […]

Who need a swap file ?

Written on December 23, 2008 at 1:15 pm, by

OK … this isn’t an advocacy post :), but I remember discussions few years ago how to tweak NT or 2000 to run without swap file on newsgroups ;). It isn’t something I would do on purpose however it had happened on my T61P + 4GB RAM system. Actually I ran it without swap file […]

MTS 2008 post mortem

Written on December 1, 2008 at 12:31 pm, by

MTS is acronym for Microsoft Technology Summit which is TechED like conference held by Microsoft in Poland. Few thousands of attendees, almost 90 sessions in two days.  During this year I delivered two sessions – one which was about AD replication (topology, USN mechanics, UTD vector etc.) and second was random thoughts about different interesting […]