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Links for February 17, 2009

I started this post on the 17th but events got in the way of posting it until now. Over President’s Day weekend we saw: Billy Elliot – Excellent! Top Notch! Billy Elliot was played by David Alvarez and he was

Posted in Blog, MOSS, MOSS 2007, Musical, New York, Project Management, SharePoint, Theater, Vista, Windows, Windows 7, WordPress

Links for December 3, 2008

  From TechNet Edge – SP2 Customer Preview for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista now available. Customer Preview Program (CPP) availability for Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista was announced today over at the Windows

Posted in Blog, Information Security, IT Security, IT Service Management, MOSS, MOSS 2007, Project Management, Security, server 2008, SharePoint, Vista

FDCC – The Struggle to Conform

Good article in the 02-18-08 issue of Government Computer News on implementing the Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC). This all reminds of my times working on the NASA ODIN program and the standard Windows 2000/XP images my team built for

Posted in CIS, FDCC, IT Security, Microsoft, NASA, Nessus, Security, Vista, Windows

Free Microsoft Software

Blake Handler, in his The Road to Know Where blog, maintains a list of free Microsoft software for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Office 2003, and Office 2007. Lots of good stuff available from Microsoft.

Posted in Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Software, Vista, Windows

Windows Encrypted File System (EFS)

Two recent editions of TechNet Magazine included excellent articles on Deploying EFS. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here. I recently came across the article Prevent data theft with Windows Vista’s Encrypted File System (EFS) and BitLocker which

Posted in Active Directory, BitLocker, Blog, encryption, Security, Vista, Windows

UserAccountControl Flags

Many of the scripts I use to produce reports on active directory accounts utilize the UserAccountControl flag. Microsoft KB article 305144 documents how to use the UserAccountControl flags to manipulate user account propertiess to manipulate user account properties. You can

Posted in Active Directory, Blog, Microsoft, Security, Server 2003, Vista, Windows
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