Get notified with the latest Knowledge Base Articles & Microsoft Downloads as POSTED

Hey Folks,How many of you are aware of http://www.kbalertz.com. Its really cool site I have been using for more than a year. It emails you links to all the new articles based on your selection to your email. “kbAlertz.com is an e-mail notification system that scans the entire Microsoft Knowledge Base every night, and e-mails you when updates or additions are made to the technologies you subscribe to. Since we scan the entire knowledge base, we also have a pretty good search system for you to use on the left menu. Subscribing is easy. Simply fill out your e-mail address and … Continue reading Get notified with the latest Knowledge Base Articles & Microsoft Downloads as POSTED

Applications that fear to fail with Windows Server 2003 Service # 1

In continuation to my blog, Windows 2003 Server Service Pack# 1 Known Issues with SUS!!!  here you will find some more information on what you need to consider before you actually install Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, you need to take care of some applications which may fail due to the tightened security. Read more on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 application compatibility   Happy Reading!Mohammed Athif KhaleelMVP – SUS / WSUSWindows Server Update Services Wikihttp://www.wsuswiki.com/Athifs“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched“

Blogs I read & recommend

Blogs I read: Here you will find a list of Microsoft Blogs I read & I suggest these readings for IT PRO Folks; Microsoft Community Blogs MSDN Blogs TechNet Blogs Microsoft Exchange Team Blog WSUS Product Team Blog WSUSwiki Windows Server Blogs Blogs I recommend reading; myITForum Blogs MVP Blogs Indian MVP Bloggers – Maintained by Anand M MVPBlog.com – Presented by Sudhakar Sadasivuni Alexander’s TechGalaxy.net Happy Reading!Mohammed Athif KhaleelMVP – SUS / WSUSWindows Server Update Services Wikihttp://www.wsuswiki.com/Athifs“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched“

Day -2: Singapore Asia Pacific MVP Summit.

So, day- 2 was not so bad. Being a Windows Server MVP, we had a session on PKI which was boring with just little content. Later in the evening, we had a session on Tuning Terminal Service performance by Dan Fox and I really learned some good things out of this session. Caveats: Don’t enable /PAE Switch in boot.ini on a Terminal Server, because those switches change the partition between the application memory space and kernel memory space. These switches gives each application 3GB of memory, which in turn only leaves 1GB for the kernel—a disaster in Terminal Server environments! … Continue reading Day -2: Singapore Asia Pacific MVP Summit.

10 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL TIME MANAGEMENT

Hello folks, Couple of days before, I attended Self & Time Management Training from http://www.meirc.com/ and I really learned a lot and I am continuously trying to put that in practice. Very recently, I found an excellent article on 10 STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL TIME MANAGEMENT May we better manage our time?

Day -1: Singapore Asia Pacific MVP Summit.

Hey All, As I have blogged earlier, I am in Singapore to attend Asia Pacific Regional MVP Summit. It’s really exciting here and I met couple of MVP’s from India, Srilanka, Australia … and I am mingling with them. We really had a good session today from speakers like Cally Ko, Sean O` Driscoll, Manish, Lori and some other evangelists too. We had a good demo on Longhorn. I got to learn about Exchange 12 & Office 12, it looks to be promising. Hectic day and later in evening we spent our time in Singapore Night Safari. Oh let me … Continue reading Day -1: Singapore Asia Pacific MVP Summit.

MVP ASIA PACIFIC Regional Summit

Hello folks, I will be attending MVP ASIA PACIFIC Regional Summit in Singapore starting from 4/23/2005 – 4/27/2005. More on http://www.asiamvp.net/location.htm I would like to know if any one is attending the Summit. Happy Reading!Mohammed Athif KhaleelMVP – SUS / WSUSWindows Server Update Services Wikihttp://www.wsuswiki.com/Athifs“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched”

Basic Troubleshooting Steps using SUS with AU

Based on my experience in Automatic Updates with Software Update Services (SUS) I am adding a few Troubleshooting steps which you can try in resolving issues related to Automatic Updates. Well, this is my approach and based on the feedback from folks on Communities from microsoft.public.softwareupdatesvcs , FAQShop.com & SUSserver.com these steps have helped in resolving many issues. http://faqshop.com/sus/general/basic%20trobshootting%20sus.htm#Top Happy Reading!Mohammed Athif KhaleelMVP – SUS / WSUSWindows Server Update Services Wikihttp://www.wsuswiki.com/Athifs“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched” [This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties and confers no rights.]

Tutorial: Patch Management with Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) – Part 2

In the first article of this two-part series, we took a look at the basic idea behind keeping systems patched with the latest security updates using SUS Server and the Automatic Updates feature now included with Windows systems. In this second article we dig deeper into how SUS Server is installed, how clients can be configured to use a local update server via Group Policy, how to test to ensure that everything is functioning correctly, and more. http://www.2000trainers.com/article.aspx?articleID=347&page=1 Happy Reading!Mohammed Athif KhaleelMVP – SUS / WSUSWindows Server Update Services Wikihttp://www.wsuswiki.com/Athifs“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched” [This posting is provided … Continue reading Tutorial: Patch Management with Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) – Part 2

Tutorial: Patch Management with Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) – Part 1

In this first article, we’ll take a look at what SUS does, and how it works in conjunction with technologies like Automatic Updates and Group Policy. In the next part, we’ll get into installing SUS and configuring its settings. http://www.2000trainers.com/article.aspx?articleID=336&page=1 Happy Reading!Mohammed Athif KhaleelMVP – SUS / WSUSWindows Server Update Services Wikihttp://www.wsuswiki.com/Athifs“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched” [This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties and confers no rights.]