Active Directory Management Pack Webcast Q/A – October 6th, 2006

    Question1: Where is the Spotlight on AD – Quest situated in comparison with AD management pack for MOM?   Answer1:  Not sure I really understand the question.  If you posed this question during the webcast please email and explain what it is you’re looking for.     Question2: I need to allow people…


MOM Webcasts Coming up this month

I am doing two webcasts this month on Microsoft Operations Manager.  if you’re interested in attending click on the links below: TechNet Webcast: Active Directory Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 In this webcast, we focus on the Microsoft Windows Active Directory Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005, and explore the various…


Webcast: Windows Server 2003 R2: Active Directory Federation Services

Question: Is there any connection between ADFS and MIIS?  I was surprised MIIS didn’t come up in you presentation.     Answer: ADFS is provides single-signon to web applications whereas MIIS is for more complex, non-web, identity management.  Hope the links and excerpts from those links help…     Excerpt from the Overview of Active Directory…


Planning and Deploying SMS 2003 Webcast Q/A

Questions and Answers:  Asked: Whats the link for the whitepaper on the economic impact of SMS 2003 Answered:  Asked: With sms 2007 coming do we need to think about our secondary site to be a little more robust? Answered:  Not sure what you mean about robust but you can check here for specific info…


New Step-by-Step guides for Windows Vista

New Step-by-Step guides for Windows Vista are now available for download at:   Here’s what’s available: ·         Deploying Vista Step by Step Guide.doc  (195 KB) ·         Managing Group Policy ADMX Files Step by Step Guide.doc ( 150 KB) ·         Managing Roaming User Data Deployment Guide.doc (414 KB) ·         Performance Monitoring and Tuning Step by Step Guide.doc…


TechNet Webcast: Planning and Deploying Systems Management Server 2003 (Level 200)

To ensure a successful installation of your Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 environment, established planning and deployment strategies should be followed. In this webcast, I’ll provide the recommended best practices you need to prepare for and  deploy SMS 2003. I’ll also give you an overview of the various tools that are available to assist…


Windows Vista Security Guide now available!!!!

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Windows Vista Security Guide

The new Windows Vista Security Guide should be available soon, check here for information on what it will contain


Q/A from August 21st webcast – Planning and Deploying Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005

Question1: Does SQL have to be on the same server as MOM, or can it run from a DB on another server?   Answer1: No, SQL can be on another server.   ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   Question2: If you install an evaluation version and then you purchase a license how do you convert the installation without having…