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links for 2008-09-30

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Configuring Group Policy for Offline Files: Group Policy (tags: offlinefolders grouppolicy) GPanswers.com :: View topic – Folder Redirection / Offline Files / Synchronization manager (tags: grouppolicy activedirectory gpo offlinefolders)

Clear Virtualization Licensing from Microsoft

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Here’s an update to my previous post about Microsoft licensing on virtual infrastructure. Mark Wilson has posted an outline of the current Microsoft licensing stance when it comes to virtualization. Thankfully it just reaffirms what I’ve thought to be the case all along, but it’s great to get it confirmed… Read more »

Search for Free! Search Server 2008 Express Announced

Looks like this could be a free option instead of the Google appliance. I’m still trying to tell if it requires SQL 2005. Today Microsoft released a new Search offering – Search Server 2008 Express.  This is on top of the recently announced Search Server 2008, and of course Microsoft… Read more »

Active Directory Explorer v1.0

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  On the Sysinternals page over at Microsoft, there’s a new tool called Active Directory Explorer. You could describe it as ADSIEDIT on steroids. An interesting feature is the ability to save snapshots of Active Directory and compare them. A similar snapshot feature  will also be part of Windows Server 2008…. Read more »

Microsoft details Windows licensing for 3rd party virtualization platforms

 After reading this article is sounds likes like using the datacenter version of windows is the cheapest method using ESX. As I read it you can license one copy of datacenter and run as many VM’s as you want on that machine, including on ESX…..anyone else read this the same… Read more »