Archive for December, 2005

Happy New Year

Saturday, December 31st, 2005

2005 is almost over, what a year! Last year I said 2005 will become a great year in the IT, and I think we were able to see the turnaround in the industry, and will be able to expect more in 2006.   Tonight at 23:59:60 I will have a sip to cheer 2005, a […]

The Working Network – new feeds for Directory Services

Friday, December 30th, 2005

I was posting lately about The Working Network. Today I’ve updated and added blogs to OPML-O-Mater for Directory Services and Windows Server technologies.   

Directory Experts Conference 2006 in Las Vegas

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

Presented by NetPro, and sponsored in part by Microsoft and Centrify, the Directory Experts Conference (DEC) is the only international event focused on advancing the skills of the most experienced Active Directory and MIIS administrators. DEC 2006 will be held March 26-29, 2006, at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, […]

Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2003 R2

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

Microsoft released Windows Server 2003 R2 today. I’ve done a lot of work around R2 and am really excited about this release. Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) will help you to implement single-authentication (or at least single credentials) across companies without opening firewalls or maintaining username and password at partner websites. Other identity managment features […]

New Article released: Windows Server 2003 R2 – Branch Office Features

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

I just got the December-Release of the German magazine IT-Administrator with my next article about R2. I’m covering some Branch Office Features like the new Distributed Filesystem (DFS), DFS-Replication and Printer Management in this Article. The german Title is Windows Server 2003 R2: Verteilte Daten für Filialen.

Virtual Server 2003 R2: Evaluation available on Microsoft Downloads

Monday, December 5th, 2005

The Evaluation of Virtual Server 2003 R2 is available on Microsoft Downloads now – I really love that product and have dedicated a Barebone-System optimized for virtualization to run all my testing and demo scenarios. Here’s the abstract from Microsoft Downloads:   Virtual Server 2005 R2 (x64) EE 180 Day Evaluation Virtual Server 2005 […]

Blogs on Microsoft Directory Services

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

As a follow-up on The Working Network I’ve promised to produce a OPML on Directory Services Blogs (and Windows Server Blogs). For now you can find some Directory Services Blogs on, Windows Server Blogs will follow soon and I expect to be able to add the Blogs to OPML-o-Matter soon. The OPML does not […]