Windows Server 2008


Managing Your Local Administrator Passwords The Correct Way

Some ideas take a long time to realize.  Unfortunately, one of those has been a good way to manage local administrator passwords.  System admins the world round have developed scripts to randomize and change the local administrator password of their systems.  Others ensure the local administrator password is disabled, but […]


Hyper-V First Impressions

I’ve recently had the inclination to give Hyper-V a go now that it wasn’t  only a release candidate.  After a brief setup and install, I was impressed with the responsiveness of the MMC snapin.  Compared to VMWare’s Infratructure Client (VIC) it is a huge difference.  VIC has on often crashed, […]


User Provisioning

As systems sprawl has taken place, we have had the unfortunate task of implementing products that do not or did not utilize a central store for information, such as Active Directory. As a result, we have numerous products that have their own information stores. This becomes frustrating as an administrator, […]