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RE: VMware Virtual Machine Importer And DiskMount Utilities

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wow, here are two great tools for vmware. VMware Virtual Machine Importer This is a Windows installer and documentation for the VMware Virtual Machine Importer. This utility allows you to convert a Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machine into a VMware Workstation 4 or 5 virtual machine… Read more »

RE: TechNet Webcast: Assessing Network Security (Level 200)

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Assessing Network Security (Part 1 of 2): Planning and Research How do you know whether your network is secure? And how do you know how to find out? This session is the first of a two-part series to help organizations plan and implement processes to identify vulnerabilities to network attacks…. Read more »

RE: Mounting ISO files virtually

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The following FREE tool for Windows XP allows image files to be mounted virtually as CD-ROM devices. This tool is provided here for your convenience, and is unsupported by Microsoft Product Support Services.Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel for Windows XP:http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/b/6/7b6abd84-7841-4978-96f5-bd58df02efa2/winxpvirtualcdcontrolpanel_21.exe [Via Duncan McAlynn’s Microsoft Management Blog]

Using Windows Sharepoint Services as an Extranet

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Here’s a great article about WSS and CALs Ok – so recently I’ve been asked several times about using Sharepoint Services as an extranet to securely exchange documents with customers and business partners. The short answer is that this is very possible with Windows Sharepoint Services. However, you must be… Read more »

RE: Hotfix for E2k3 on W2k3 SP1 cluster

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Gerod points out in?this blog post?that if you install Windows 2003 SP1 onto your Exchange 2003 cluster nodes, you’ll need to install the hotfix in KB.841561. If you don’t apply this hotfix, users will not be able to access OWA (they will receive 500 – internal server error), although Administrator… Read more »

PETA interfering again.

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PETA is one of the biggest jokes in the world today. They have no clue about anything, they don’t care about any humans other than their members. Protest fine that is your right, but when your protest start interfering with events and people’s property that goes beyond protest. PETA is… Read more »

RE: Blogcast: Modify Installations of Office 2003 with the Custom Maintenance Wizard

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No matter what you plan for, you will always want to modify your deployment of Office after it’s out in the field. The problem is that Office isn’t a small application and most admins push the install to workstations over a period of time. If you think you can modify… Read more »

Exchange Quota Message Service 1.1.0

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Generates custom quota messages for users on Exchange server without editing DLLs. The service uses template messages as a basis for the quota messages. Templates can contain inserts that have the mailbox size, warning limit, send limit, and send rec… [Via MSFN – Where People Go To Know]

The results are in: which Disk Imaging Backup software is best?

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Recall —Following with our recent theme on "backup software", I announced last week that I be compiling an in-depth review on a disk imaging software. In a subsequent newsletter, I asked Gazette Readers to send me their opinions (good or bad) on their favorite imaging program. Responses have been strong,… Read more »