Archive for January, 2007

What I really hate about DNS- and DHCP-Client-Services

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Did you read my last post, and you weren’t happy with different spellings. So here’s what I really hate about the DNS Client-Service and the DHCP Client-Service: They are different depending on the Language Version of the OS, comparing German and English Windows: OS-Language Service-Name English DNS Client English DHCP Client German DNS-Client German DHCP-Client […]

DNS-Client rumors

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

I’ve just read something on the Internet, which makes me writing this post. There are many people not realizing a few things when it comes to the interaction of the DNS Client- and the DNS Server-Service – so here are some common misunderstandings: I don’t need the DNS-Client-Service on a DNS-Server The DNS-Client resolves for the applications on […]

BGInfo in Vista and Longhorn

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Did you try to use Sysinternals (now Microsoft) BGInfo on Windows Vista or Windows Server Codenamed “Longhorn”? Do you also prefer to see your network-settings such as IP-Adress and DNS-Server on the Background-Screen of BGInfo? So did you like the picture you’ve got? Here’s an example: So apparently we are getting nine IP-Addresses and nine […]

I’m still alive (3) – and MVP again!

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

So right after the new year started, I also got a great message: I was again reawarded as MVP for Windows Server – Directory Services. This is the fourth time in a row I got the award, and I’m really proud of it. THANK YOU Microsoft! Currently work got me again, and this year will […]

I’m still alive (2)

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

So after getting back from Barcelona I had a lot of work to make sure I’ll be able to take some vacation during X-Mas. Worked like crazy. Also I had to finish an article, which was published in January in the IT-Administrator. I covered Security-Basics, Delegation and implementing Rolebased Administration in Active Directory. Yes – it […]

TechEd EU 2006 in Barcelona

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

So … TechEd was just great – I can not describe it in other words. As I wrote in a prior post I had some sessions to take care of at TechEd. So after we arrived in Barcelona we first had a dinner with the MCT-Community which we really enjoyed. There are so many MCTs out there […]

I’m still alive (1)

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

OK – I haven’t written a post in quite a long time. The last one was before I went to TechEd EU in Barcelona. So what happened?I decided that I’ve deserved some vacation, so I went with my wife and a “close friends couple” to Hurghada, Egypt to do some sun-tanking and scuba-diving. I enjoyed […]