HDTV LCD Panels: LG and Toshiba experiences

This might seem an odd post from me but I think its a good thing to share experiences especially when you find a good and bad experience to help others with. A couple of weekends ago I had to go and buy a new TV…long story, no time…:) I had heard quite a bit about…

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Reducing confusion: Group Policy isnt dependant on schema versions or server version

We hear consistent questions on forums and emails around the recurring question: “If I want to take advantage of XYZ new feature in Group Policy do I need to be on the latest server version?” Variations to this theme are: “If I want to implement XYZ new feature in GP do I need to update…

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Locking down AGPM fit for least privilege

A few customers have been emailing us. Essentially they want to be able to “lock down” AGPM as a central source of the GP truth and not allow it to have too much access…which is something I always advocate…if it doesnt need Domain Admin access then dont give it Domain Admin access. So heres what…

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GP SYSVOL and Default Policy troubleshooting

I just posted a new article to the GP Team blog on how to fix SYSVOL and Default Domain policies. Have to say its not pretty if youre in that situation, especially in the SYSVOL failure space. I briefly discussed at the end of that article to not use that SYSVOL practise should you have…

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Stupid Airport security

No doubt there are going to be people reading this with stories of their own. My story was prompted by a read of (my now new favourite site) www.stupidsecurity.com in which airport security let a guy take a chainsaw on the plane but not someone with toe nail clippers. I remember about a year ago…

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The game changes today

In the past three months I have been here in the US Ive been discovering lots of things. Some good and some bad stuff. Today is the culmination of one of the most ferocious amount of campaigns Ive seen. I say campaign(s) as in Australia when its election time its generally for one thing at a time,…

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