How to Map a Printer with Powershell 1.0

Well, I just finished presenting three shows in three cities in just two days in the great state of Ohio. The people here are amazingly smart and friendly, and they had many, great questions and comments. One of the questions came from the DANPA "loadfest" event in Dayton last night: "How do you map printers…

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New Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) Released!

The latest version of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report is now publicly available: www.microsoft.com/sir The SIR is a helpful document designed to assist you in determining the current technology threat landscape, especially with regard to Microsoft software. In it you will find assessments of the current security threats, the trends on a per-threat basis, and…

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Get Help with Your Pilot from Microsoft – IT Pro Momentum!

Need some help to test/pilot the latest Microsoft infrastructure technologies list here? Windows Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 IIS7 Forefront Edge (ISA) Forefront Client & Server Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 or Windows Server Virtualization Windows Vista MOSS 2007 System Center Windows PowerShell Network Access Protection What is the Momentum Program? Momentum is a Microsoft…

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit – Your First Stop for Deployment

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 was released a couple of months ago with little fanfare. But, I believe this rather mundane sounding solution accelerator is actually a diamond that deserves being put on display, at least a little bit. Although being described on the Microsoft download page as simply "the fourth generation deployment accelerator,"…

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New "Wormable" Exploit Discovered Affecting Windows OS’s…

There was a new critical vulnerability announced today that could lead to remote code execution against Windows Operating Systems. (Specifically, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008.) And, unless you are running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008*, this exploit even works for non-authenticated users – remotely! In short,…

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Recent TechNet event attendees – Please read this!

  Recent attendees to TechNet Events in the U.S., including my events, may have experienced an issue with the website we use to serve up product keys for the free Windows Vista SP1 software we gave away. Happily, the issue has been corrected, and it is now properly handing out keys. To solve the problem,…

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Register for the SQL Server 2008 Roadshow

Register now for the SQL Server 2008 Roadshow starting in October!!! Come and learn more about SQL Server 2008 and the new enhanced capabilities of the product.  We will be exploring security and database management, how to best manage your data, and what’s new in business intelligence with SQL Server 2008.  Don’t miss this half-day…

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Learn about Hyper-V, SCVMM, and MDOP at a FREE Microsoft Roadshow Event

Find out how Microsoft Windows Server 2008® with Hyper-V™, Microsoft System Center–including Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008—and Microsoft Desktop and Application Virtualization can help you virtualize from the data center to the desktop. Get a head start on your Microsoft® virtualization expertise—take home some FREE Evaluation software*, and get the ubiquitous free T-shirt. Go register…

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Powershell Sample Cmdlets – One-liners with a Punch!

Managing and troubleshooting Windows Clients and Servers is what Powershell is all about. And, the quickest way to get started is by learning a few simple Powershell cmdlets. Powershell cmdlets are short one-line commands that are specifically designed to help IT Professionals with their day to day tasks. There are a only a handful of…

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