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Mark Minasi on UAC and R2 Win7 interview at TechEd09 | TechNet Edge I had a chance to catch up with Mark Minasi just after he gave a great session on User Account Control (UAC).  Mark talks about his thoughts on UAC and about technology in general. More...

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Geek of all Trades: A Look at Windows Backup  | TechNet Edge Windows Server Backup is a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to back up computers running the Windows Server 2008. In the June 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine, Greg Shields explains some of the design decisions that went into this tool, an why it may be useful in small environments. More...

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Automate User Provisioning with Windows PowerShell, Part 2  | TechNet Edge In the April 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine, Don Jones continues his four-part series looking at how you can use Windows PowerShell to create a real-world user provisioning script. And he demonstrates these techniques in his latest video screencast. More...

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Automate User Provisioning with Windows PowerShell, Part 1  | TechNet Edge In the March 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine, Don Jones kicks off a four part series looking at how you can use Windows PowerShell to create a real-world user provisioning script. And he demonstrates these techniques in this video screencast. More...

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How to Avoid Transaction Logs that Grow Out of Control  | TechNet Edge In the February 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine, Paul Randal delves into logging and recovery in SQL Server. In this accompanying video, Paul demonstrates the importance of managing your transaction log properly in the full recovery model, and he shows you techniques for doing so. More...

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Build a Powerful Inventory Tool in Windows PowerShell  | TechNet Edge Don Jones has done a series of articles and videos demonstrating how you can build an inventory tool in Windows PowerShell.  In the February 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine, Don wraps up the series, bringing it all together into a very powerful, full-featured inventory tool. And he offers some guidan... More...

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Windows Administration: Deploying Applications with Terminal Services  | TechNet Edge Without too much effort, you can deploy a terminal server to host the applications you need in your environment. But there are some important decisions you’ll need to make to ensure your implementation meets user expectations. Greg Shields discusses the various options you have and explains how they... More...

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Windows PowerShell: Trapping Errors | TechNet Edge In an on-going series of the Windows PowerShell column, Don Jones has been demonstrating how to create an advanced inventory tool. But his tool so far has not included a way to deal with any errors it might encounter. In the latest installment, Don shows you how to perform error-handling in Windows ... More...

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SQL Server 2008: Advanced Troubleshooting with Extended Events  | TechNet Edge SQL Server 2008 includes a new “eventing” mechanism called SQL Server Extended Events that enables some sophisticated troubleshooting. In the January 2009 issue of TechNet Magazine, Paul Randal gives an overview of Extended Events, demonstrating how you can use the new Extended Events functionality ... More...

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Windows PowerShell: Build a Better Inventory Tool  | TechNet Edge Following up on his previous installment of the Windows PowerShell column, Don Jones shows you how to make an even better inventorying tool. And, in doing so, he demonstrates a sound process for building your own custom Windows PowerShell functions. Be sure to read the accompanying article, "Windows... More...

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