Installation notes of my demo Exchange 2007 SP1 on a Win 2003 R2 SP2

* Exchange 2007 typical pre-setup steps- Raise Domain to Native mode (in AD Domains and Trusts)- Install DotNet framework 2.0 SP1 (Dot.NET Framework 2.0 SP1 -32b- NetFx20SP1_x86.exe)- Install the TimeZone fix (TimeZone fix – 32b – WindowsServer2003-KB933360-x86-ENU.exe)- Install PowerShell (for example PowerShell WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB926139-v2-x64-ENU.exe for the 64 bit enviroment)- Run Ex 2007 SP1 setup, Typical; Org…


Programmatically change phone numbers in Outlook

First of all, you need to allow Macro execution by going to Tools/Marcro/Security, then restart Outlook Press Alt-F11 to open the Macro window. Below is the code skeleton for you to start with.  Sub Outlook_Contact_Change()     Dim folder As Outlook.folder    Set folder = Session.PickFolder    MsgBox folder.Name        Dim contact As contactItem    For Each contact In…


Microsoft Software Restriction Policies

Software restriction policies are free features found in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 and above. They can be used to control which software is allowed to run on your computer. * Software Restriction Policies demo video download (5.5M)   * Using Software Restriction Policies to Protect Against Unauthorized Software * How To Use Software…


Creating multimedia web trainings by Microsoft Producer

This demo was created using Microsoft Office XP. This is an added value provided freely to Microsoft Office customers.   * Try it online (make sure you allow installation of Office component on your computer, when prompted)  * Download and try it locally  


Scripting – Sample Users/Group creation in AD

Set oRoot = GetObject(“LDAP://rootDSE”)Set oDomain = GetObject(“LDAP://” & oRoot.Get(“defaultNamingContext”)) Set oOU=oDomain.Create(“organizationalUnit”, “ou=My Corp Users”)oOU.SetInfo Set oUser = oOU.Create(“User”, “cn=Director One”)oUser.Put “sAMAccountName”, “director1″oUser.SetInfo oUser.givenName=”Director One”oUser.displayName=”Director One”oUser.title=”Managing Director”oUser.department=”Director Dept”oUser.mail=””oUser.employeeID=789 SetCommonProps(oUser)   Set oUser = oOU.Create(“User”, “cn=Manager One”)oUser.Put “sAMAccountName”, “manager1″oUser.SetInfo oUser.givenName=”Manager One”oUser.displayName=”Manager One”oUser.title=”Sales Manager”oUser.department=”Sales & Marketing Dept”oUser.mail=””oUser.employeeID=678oUser.manager=”CN=Director One,OU=My Corp Users,DC=mycompany,DC=com,DC=vn” SetCommonProps(oUser) Set oUser = oOU.Create(“User”, “cn=Staff One”)oUser.Put “sAMAccountName”,…


Windows Server scripting – first steps

************ Server machines << note the number 1 at the end of netsh command, which is for the metric of the gateway >>netsh interface ip set address name=”Local Area Connection” static 1netsh interface ip set dns     name=”Local Area Connection” static primary   netdom renamecomputer %COMPUTERNAME% /NewName HAN-SRV-01 /ReBoot:5 netdom join…


In Use File Replacement

In order to replace running (being used) files, we can use the Windows MoveFileEx API. This allows the update to be made during the work hours, and after a PC/server restart, the new file will be available to use.  The below is the illustration of  how to use it within a VB6 command line app….


SMS 2003 demo video, as of Oct 2004

1.     1.  SMS 2003 installation (2M) 2.     2.  Software deployment a.       LVTD deployment (0.8M) b.      Office 2003 on WinXP deployment (2.3M) c.       Upgrade Win2KPro-04 to WinXP (2M) 3.     3.  Software update deployment – to the Model PC a.       Deploying Windows hotfixes to the Model PC (1.9M) b.      Deploying a Office Service Pack to the Model PC (0.8M) 4.     3. …


Test driving Windows Storage Server!

Just install the 30 day eval of the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target to your normal Windows Server.