Archive for July, 2009

Jeremy Moskowitz Live Webinar

July 14, 2009 8 comments

Jeremy is a GPO and Active Directory guru, trainer and author.  He’s doing a live webcast on July 21st at 2.30 PM EST.

“You work hard. Too hard. Is there a way to leverage your existing investment in Active Directory and Group Policy to do the hard jobs so you don’t have to? In this free, concise webinar, Group Policy MVP Jeremy Moskowitz, founder of, will show you that it doesn’t have to be hard to do the "tough stuff."

In this webinar, we’ll focus on something you do every day: software deployment and management (and how it doesn’t always have to be a chore). Learn what’s new in Windows 7 to help put even tighter controls on your applications and see how you can put processes around the deployment and management of applications like never before. At the end of the webinar, Jeremy will open up the webinar for questions and answers.

This webinar is sponsored by Specops Software.

It’s gonna be fun; so, hope to see you there”.

You need to register for this online event.

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Event: Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory

July 10, 2009 12 comments

Windows Server 2008 R2 delivers some highly anticipated features for Active Directory administrators. This session will provide a guided tour of the new AD Administrative Center and the new capabilities provided by AD PowerShell. We’ll also cover the AD Recycle Bin for recovering deleted objects, the Best Practice Analyzer for verifying your AD configuration, and improvements to service account management and authentication assurance. This session will provide you with the information you need to understand and evaluate the Active Directory features that Windows Server 2008 R2 delivers.

The agenda is as follows:

  • Provide and overview of Active Directory feature set in R2.
  • Demonstrate the use of recycle bin
  • The New admin center
  • AD PowerShell functionality

About the Speaker

The event presenter will be Wilbour Craddock, Partner Technology Advisor with Microsoft Ireland.

Will is a former Windows Server MVP and Canadian User Group lead now working for Microsoft Ireland in the Partner Team and frequent speaker on the TechNet Ireland tours. Will’s background is not that dissimilar from most IT Professionals, having started on a help desk and progressed through system administration to leadership roles in government organizations serving as a solutions architect overseeing development and deployment teams and helping set long-term IT strategies.  He blogs with the TechNet Ireland team on the IEITPro blog.

Where and When?

The event will be on September 25th.  The doors will open at 09:00.  The event will run from 09:30 until 12:30pm.

The location is Microsoft Building 1 – EPDC 2, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland.

Register to Attend

You must register to attend this event in person.  It will be held at a Microsoft office.  As usual, the event is free of charge.


Registration is not required to join the online webcast. You can join the web cast by:
1) Installing the free Live Meeting Client
2) Clicking on this link:

Join The Windows User Group

You do not need to join the Windows User Group to attend this event. However, the free membership will mean that you’ll be alerted about future event.

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