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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Freebies: book about virtualization

Here is the 2nd edition of the “Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions”. Actually I somehow failed to notice issuing of the first edition, but now I am going to make up for it.

Platforma 2011

Here, in Russia, we have some local TechEd-like event, called “Platforma” (“The Platform” maybe). I am going to take part in the event not as mere visitor but as a lab instructor (it will be named “UAG and DirectAccess”, I believe) and an expert in Ask the Expert section and even maybe a speaker (this […]

Old good command line #5

This time the post will be not about the commands, but about some helpful tricks while dealing with them. Actually these features are the very basics of cmd, still many people don’t know about them. These ones are related to running several commands in one line with various conditions. “&”. For example you’d like to […]

To disclose or not to disclose

The second topic I’d like to raise in connection with the vulnerability in VMWare products is almost Shakespearean one. What should do a person or an organization in case they found a vulnerability? Tell the vendor and publicly disclose at the same time? Only publicly disclose? Notify the vendor and wait for a patch? There […]

Old good command line #4

Hello there! this is may be the last issue on CLI commands with more than one command inside (Here you can see #0, #1, #2, #3), because… There of course will be some more command descriptions and may be some more information about Windows CLI, though. Let’s go. recover. I hadn’t a chance to try […]

On the issue of downloading files from untrusted sites #2

As I promised, I am going to describea couple of ideas I perceived while I was going through the vulnerability in VMWare products. Here is the first one. More than a year ago I wrote about the threats of downloading OS from p2p networks and one of my Russian readers told me that it is […]

Old good command line #3

Continue our series (Post #0, Post #1, Post #2) findstr. Another déjà vu? Almost. The command is really similar to “find” which was described in issue two of “Old good command line”, but it is much more powerful. It is even more powerful than grep. Really. It has several options for output (line number in […]