Monthly Archives: June 2004

New boss

I am currently in an adjustment period with a new boss, which is always tough. Not only is the confidence among your superiors suddenly have to be re-earned, but suddenly all past decisions are re-opened. Decisions, like even implementing Windows … Continue reading

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IIS Authentication Troubleshooting tool

Bink.nu | Major new IIS AuthenticationTroubleshooting Tool Candidate Release Available for Review Microsoft has released to CR1 of AuthDiag, a new IIS troublshooting tool designed specifically to assist with troubleshooting authentication. This is no ordinary utility in that it can … Continue reading

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Windows 2003 Server SP1: December due date?

Bink.nu | Windows 2003 SP1 rtm December 8th I was at a Windows 2003 64 extended session, there was told that the release is of Win2k3 64 extended was in sync with win2k3 sp1. The release roadmap for win2k3 64 … Continue reading

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Move is over

The move and the move-in is over. The event was marked with the cable (TV and internet) install tonight. Mediacom for their part contributed to the angst by confusing a wireless network adapter for a wired NIC, and then the … Continue reading

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Nterprise blogger – interesting insights inside

Jawaad’s Blog 1. Creating comprehensive migration tools to assist people in moving from NetWare and Windows to Linux. This would serve us better in migrating people to Linux instead of shipping OES. The problem with OES is that NetWare is … Continue reading

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Virtual Server 2005 – Download Beta for Free

Bink.nu | Microsoft Virtual Server 2005, Standard Edition, Release Candidate Now available as a free download, the Virtual Server 2005 RC is the most cost-effective virtual machine solution designed for the Windows Server 2003 platform to increase operational efficiency in … Continue reading

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Windows 2003 Server SP1: Templates more than just for setup anymore

Microsoft’s SP1 for Server 2003 Packs a Security Punch The biggest addition due in SP1 is a technology called server roles that can automatically set up security procedures based on server use. With templates that define settings for servers, Windows … Continue reading

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MIIS: Identity Management

Bink.nu | Identity Management Resources – Getting Started One of the best things available to learn from is the scenarios; or walkthroughs; that are on the web and on the product CD. These scenarios are great walkthroughs of a number … Continue reading

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50 pounds in 67 days – Better than "Round the World in 80 days"

Although it doesn’t quite have the same ring. I reached one milestone on Sunday – 50 pounds down on Atkins!! I have lost a total of 62 pounds this year. In that time, I have dropped 6-8 pant sizes and … Continue reading

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Unrealistic expectations and VMWare usefulness in testing

We are in the process of removing open system backup from our mainframe changing from Tivoli Storage Manager to CommVault Galaxy. I and another team member have been charged with testing and creating DR procedures for all environments (Netware, Microsoft, … Continue reading

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