Automating VM Compacting and Archiving

I apologise in advance – this is probably the *WORST* bit of scripting I have ever written. However, this is stage one and no doubt it will undergo many months of optimisation before I’m finished – it does the job, that’s about it. As I alluded to a few weeks ago, I tend to go…


Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) Licensing Change

Up to yesterday, the VHD format was available for licensing from Microsoft. Where as that still exists for those that have previously licensed the format, the VHD format is also now available to everyone under the Open Specification Promise. There’s lots more information about what this means on the Windows Server Division blog,  Cheers, John


Try the Virtual PC 2007 Beta

I meant to publish this earlier today, but I’ve been on a course with flakey Internet. Ben was on the ball though – for more info on how to sign up for the Virtual PC 2007 Beta, more details are on his blog. Cheers, John.


FTP servers appear read-only in ISA Server 2004

A problem I’ve been doing some headscratching with recently I managed to solve this evening – hopefully this will prove useful for others. And yes, before you ask about the subject line, I did have ISA 2006 installed at one point, but went back to ISA 2004 due to some other problems with the upgrade…