Microsoft Windows Products Awarded Common Criteria EAL 4 Certification

Today we announced that a whole bunch of our Windows products have received the CC EAL 4 certification.  This was issued by the National Information Assurance Partnership which ensures that IT products meet the highest security standards. The following list of products earned this certification: Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32–bit version) with SP1  Microsoft Windows…


Brisbane Sharepoint User Group – December Meeting

Hi folks, If you are in Brisbane and interested in Sharepoint then you might want to get along to the December Meeting of the Brisbane Sharepoint User Group.  The group has just started up in the last 2 months and is slowly gaining traction.  Adam Clark runs the group and is doing a stellar job….


Small Business Server 2003 – Interesting Items

Hi folks, Below are some interesting items that have come across my desk in relation to SBS 2003.  I haven’t done a post for awhile on SBS so I thought it was time!  When I get my new SBS server for home I’m going to be using the guide on faxing. Review on Dana’s Firewall…


Virtual Server 2005 R2 – Some new Stuff

Hi folks, With the release of Windows Server 2003 R2 there have also been some updates to Virtual Server 2005 R2.  Check it out! Virtual Server 2005 R2 VM Additions This download will update the VM Additions included with the original Virtual Server 2005 Release (13.206) to the version included with Virtual Server 2005…


Rockstar INXS:::Switch:::The New Album

Hi folks, This is a bit of an offbeat post but here goes anyway.  I just had to share with you my recent purchase of the new INXS Album Switch.  If you followed the Rockstar INXS series then you should know all about it.  I have to say the album is fantastic and I can’t…


December TechNet – Whats New this month?

Hi folks, December is a big month for TechNet subscriptions.  We have alot of new stuff available including SQL 2005 and Windows Vista. If your a Technet subscriber then check out whats coming your way this month!  If you are not a member then now is a great time to join!  Featured Content: SQL Server 2005…


Changes in Australian Daylight Savings Time

As the Commonwealth Games will be on in Melbourne next year; daylight savings will be ending later which of course will effect our operating systems.  We have released a patch that will keep everything in sync!  Check out the links below for details of the operating systems affected and the KB articles. …


Canberra Windows User Group – Special Presentation

Hi folks, The boys at the Canberra Windows User Group are running a special presentation that is open to all to hear about how InTACT have created an Standard Operating Environment based aon Windows XP.  This is pretty cool stuff and is based on alot of desktop deployment tools.  If you are in Canberra then…


New to the Technet Website

Check out the new stuff on Technet New: MSN Search Toolbar Administrators GuideMSN Search Toolbar provides users with an easy way to search the web without having to open a separate search page. It also provides a better end-user experience by using features that are built-in to the MSN Search Toolbar, such as Tabbed Browsing,…


Presentation Decks from my sessions

Hi folks, I’m getting alot of requests for slide decks for the various sessions I’ve done.  Well we now have the ability to upload them to a server so that you can download for offline viewing.  To start things off check out my session from Teched 2005 on migrating from SUS to WSUS. SUS to…