Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Technical Overview of Printer Connectivity in Microsoft Windows

Overview of new printer ports in Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003, and the importance of client-server connectivity.

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Tuesday, December 06, 2005

TechNet Webcasts: Get Ready for SQL Server 2005

Get ready for SQL Server 2005 with this webcast series that covers topics including management tools, security enhancements, high availability features, replication, and scalability.

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Monday, December 05, 2005

IBM eServer xSeries and BladeCenter Server Management

This IBM Redbook describes the full range of management hardware currently available for the xSeries and BladeCenter systems. We cover the integrated Baseboard Management Controller , the Remote Supervisor Adapter II family of adapters, and the BladeCenter management module. The user interfaces used to access this hardware are discussed in detail, as is information on how to configure security features such as SSL and authentication features such as LDAP.

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Friday, December 02, 2005

Microsoft Elevated Privileges Application Launcher (EPAL)

Wow, didn't know about this one. Seems like you could allow user to run programs with an administrative account in a secure environment. Check it at Microsoft

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Microsoft Updates Windows to extend the functionality of the DFS Namespaces Client failback feature

Install this update to extend the functionality of the DFS Namespaces Client failback feature. When client failback is configured, and clients have this update installed, clients will fail back to a preferred local server if the connection to that local server is restored. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Continue to this article at

Microsoft Windows OneCare Live Beta

Protect and maintain your computer with antivirus, firewall, PC maintenance, and file backup. Visit

Note : It is not clear at the moment if this product will remain free when the official version is release.