File Classification Infrastructure blog posts by Titus labs – Dec. 2009

Additional blog posts by Titus labs that discuss: Owner based automatic file classification: http://sharepointmetadataandclassification.typepad.com/blog/2009/12/owner-based-classification.html FCI SharePoint upload script: http://sharepointmetadataandclassification.typepad.com/blog/2009/12/new-file-share-to-sharepoint-migration-utility-from-microsoft.html  Happy new year to everyone… Read more

Automatically uploading files from File Server to SharePoint using the File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)

Windows Server 2008 R2 introduced a new File Classification Infrastructure that enables assigning metadata to files and applying file management tasks based on the file metadata (Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification Infrastructure – Managing data based on business value)   In the past few months, we had a lot of questions from customers on… Read more

What to do when your system misbehave

<This is the 5th article in a series of posts discussing backup and recovery offerings in Windows 7. > Imagine one day you got to your desktop and realized that some programs on your machine started crashing; or you’ve noticed some degradation in your machine’s performance. You’re not so sure when this started happening or… Read more

Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) and Automated System Recovery (ASR) doc updates

This is a summary of recent additions and revisions to the VSS and ASR documentation on MSDN and TechNet. 1. The following new API elements have been documented: a. IVssComponentEx2 interface ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd405576.aspx) b. IVssCreateExpressWriterMetadata interface ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd765211.aspx) c. IVssExpressWriter interface ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd405596.aspx) d. CVssWriterEx2 class ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd405545.aspx) e. VSS_RECOVERY_OPTIONS enumeration ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd433620.aspx) f. CreateVssExpressWriter… Read more

Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter User Interface Overview

Introduction The Vista and Windows Server 2008 Defragmentation UI was limited to essential information and controls.   Based on user feedback it was found that the UI was too minimal.   In Win7 the UI intends to make the defrag operations more transparent and match the task demands of the user. List of features provided through Windows… Read more

Managing backup disk space

<This is the fourth post in a blog series on backup and recovery offerings in Windows 7. > If you’re reading this post it’s likely that you’ve already set up Windows Backup on your Windows 7 PC and running it on a schedule to protect your data and system. However as storage size is limited,… Read more

Recovering your files in Windows 7

<This is the third post in a blog series on backup and recovery offerings in Windows 7. > Many of us have experienced this panic moment when we realized some important files are missing or are accidentally modified, but Windows users who’ve configured Windows Backup (or even those who haven’t) don’t need to sweat, because… Read more

Learn more about system image backup

<This is the second post in a blog series on backup and recovery offerings in Windows 7. > In the last post, we’ve briefly mentioned that Windows 7 offers both the ability to backup individual folders and to create a system image of your computer, and how they could be used to protect your personal… Read more

Optional configuration for the DFS Replication Management Pack

My previous blog post explained how to configure the DFS Replication management pack. The backlog monitoring feature of the management pack is disabled by default and requires some additional configuration. This blog post explains how to enable backlog monitoring using the DFS Replication management pack and also describes how to override some of the default… Read more

Configuring the DFS Replication Management Pack

My previous post explained how to import the DFS Replication management pack using the Operations Manager console. In this post, let’s explore how to set up the management pack and configure it to monitor the health of DFS Replication.   Select computers to be monitored The first step is to configure Operations Manager to monitor… Read more