Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 Released!!!!

If you’re in the business of deploying Windows you’ll be pleased to know that the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 has been released!!!   Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 is the newest version of Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, a Solution Accelerator for operating system and application deployment. MDT 2010 supports deployment of Windows 7 and Windows Server…

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Windows Server 2008: Windows Deployment Services - Can I use DFS for my images?

I was in a Windows Deployment Services (WDS) session the other day at TechEd 2009 and someone in the audience asked a question “Can you use Distributed File System (DFS) to store WDS Images?” Great question, the answer is yes and no. YES – You can install images on another server (not a Windows Deployment…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-067 – Critical

Overview The security update MS08-067 resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Server service. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an affected system received a specially crafted RPC request. On Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 systems, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability without authentication to run arbitrary code. It…

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Screencast: How-To: Configure the Central ADMX Store

Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 introduce a new format for displaying registry-based policy settings. Registry-based policy settings (located under the Administrative Templates category in the Group Policy Object Editor) are defined using a standards-based, XML file format known as ADMX files. These new files replace legacy ADM files, which used their own proprietary…

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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…

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