October 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Compressed files that are larger than 4 kilobytes may be corrupted when you create or update the filesAfter you install security update 920958 (MS06-049) on a computer that is using NTFS file system compression, compressed files that are larger than 4 kilobytes may be corrupted when you create or update the files.Install update 925308…


October 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Security

News Microsoft Is Committed to Network Access Control Interoperability By Mike Schutz, Group Product Manager, Security and Access Products, Microsoft CorporationFor the past two years, there has been much hype around the term “network access control”. Read this article and learn how Microsoft is working with industry leaders across networking and security as well as…


September 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – SQL

News Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (MSDE) will not be supported on Microsoft Vista If you plan to build an application and redistribute a database with it, you should use SQL Server Express. Windows Vista will not support MSDE. http://www.microsoft.com/sql/howtobuy/sqlonvista.mspx Chevron Aims to Accelerate Production and Reduce Downtime with New Business Intelligence Platform, Providing Consistent,…


September 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Internet

News ISA ISA Server 2006 Trial Software Is Now AvailableDownload the latest version of the Microsoft solution for firewall, VPN, and Web caching. With ISA Server 2006 you can protect your IT environment from Internet-based threats while providing your users with secure, anytime, anywhere access to Microsoft applications and data.http://www.microsoft.com/isaserver/2006/trial-software.mspx ISA Server 2006 Resources on…


September 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms

News Windows Vista Team Bloghttp://blogs.technet.com/windowsvista/default.aspx Download Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 – Beta 2http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/virtualserver/downloads/servicepack.mspx Documents Windows Vista Step-by-Step Guides for IT ProfessionalsThese step-by-step guides provide instructions for deploying or migrating to Windows Vista. These guides also describe how to configure security, monitor performance, and manage printers.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=311f4be8-9983-4ab0-9685-f1bfec1e7d62&DisplayLang=en Group Policy Settings Reference Windows Vista Beta 2This spreadsheet…


September 2006 – Technical Rollup Mail – Security

News Messaging and Collaboration: Security Challenges and Solutions http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=5394377 By Ryan McGee, Senior Security Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation The typical business work force today is both mobile and collaborative. This article discusses the importance of a defence-in-depth strategy, which involves the use of multiple security technologies at multiple points in the network to reduce the…