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How to monitor and log, centrally, OCS 2007 R2 desktop sharing logs

First, install an OCS 2007 R2 monitoring server, on a seperate server from the OCS pool.  Once that is setup using the MS directions in the link at the beginning of this post.  Create a new SQL View on the LcsCDR database with the following code below. USE [LcsCDR] SET ANSI_NULLS ON GO SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER … Continue reading

Great OCS 2007 R2 lab setup guide

Go here for an excellent write up with screenshots on deploying OCS 2007 R2 into a hyper-v lab environment. http://tinyurl.com/7yf9fy I got OCS up and running into a production enviornment and love it, next up is connecting to the P BX.

Follow us on Twitter now.

Yup, jumped on the twitter thing.  Good way to post and get information.  Stop by and follow.

New PowerShell Help Reader

This is too cool. http://powershelltools.com/#downloads

Free: MDT 2008 / SCCM 2007 OS Deployment Guide

This is a free CD with video’s on OS deployment.  Free only until May 16th. http://www.deploymentcd.com/ Some of the items covered are. – Installing the deployment server for MDT 2008 Lite Touch – Installing the deployment server for SCCM 2007 (Zero Touch) – Creating universal reference images using Lite Touch – Creating universal reference images … Continue reading

Wikipedia.com now mobile ready

http://mobile.wikipedia.com Tried this out on my BlackBerry and it looks very clean.

Be on the lookout for the new GMail themes


Internet TV FREE utility, much like RSS and Tivo

I just discovered this FREE tool the other day.  It’s kinda like Tivo and a RSS reader for Internet video.  There’s some great techie stuff out there.   Take a look, there’s over 4000 channel’s. Download http://www.getmiro.com/ Here’s a great Miro Channel https://miroguide.com/channels/4832

Gmail Redesign

This is cool.  If you install this Firefox plugin your Gmail interface will change.  Try it out, it looks very good.  I got mine up and running today. http://www.globexdesigns.com/gmail/

Adobe Reader not free in a corporate environment

I just read this on Rod Trent’s blog this morning.  I’m sure this is going to impact a lot of people.  Anyone know the costs yet, maybe it’s free, but just needs a license?  Thought I would try to spread the word a bit. You did know didn’t you? Adobe Reader is not free to … Continue reading

Desktopfeedbag News

For those of you using my old redirect URL, blog.simplenets.com, this will be going away soon.  Simply use desktopfeedbag.com as your URL.

How To Change Your Screen Resolution From A Command Line

This freeware tool is very cool if you need to change your screen resolution size from a command line for automation.  I recently ran into an issue with the latest Intel chipset, Q35.  If you Sysprep a machine and force your image to 1024 x 768 resolution the onboard Intel Video will revert back to the … Continue reading

Build your own NAS for free

Do you have an old computer in the closet?  Why not use it as a NAS.  Here’s how to set one up for free.  Check this out. How To Guide:   http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/content/view/30179/75/ ISO Download http://www.freenas.org/index.php?option=com_versions&Itemid=51

Goodbye Vista, here comes Windows XP again

After I recently purchased my new Dell with Windows Vista Ultimate things worked right out of the box, but once I started really playing with the system and some of my programs that’s when the fun began. I got my first Blue Screen of Death on Vista in only 1 day which had to do with my … Continue reading