In this issue:
- It's Issue 9... Whaaa? I just saw issue 8?
- Moskowitz, inc. Technology Takeaway (r)
- Three juicy tips and tricks
- Upcoming conferences, appearances, and classes
- Classes and seminars
- Get a signed copy of Group Policy, Profiles and IntelliMirror
- Subscribe, unsubscribe, and usage information
Moskowitz, inc. and www.GPanswers.com -- Issue 9
Okay, okay.. I know we JUST had a newsletter. But, sometimes there's more news! Again, this newsletter comes out "Whenever I feel like it." And I feel like it!
So... In this newsletter, I've got good news... Yes, this is a full newsletter -- with tips and tricks and fun stuff for you.. It's all here!
As always, you can forward this newsletter to your friends --but please do so in one whole piece (please don't just cut and paste).
Technology Takeaway®, a service of Moskowitz, inc.
Here's what's on people's minds recently...
Three juicy tips and tricks
How can I hide drives from my users?
Out of the box, Group Policy allows you to hide a few drives from your users, but what if you want to hide a drive such as 'N:'?
Then, in no time flat -- you're restricting specific drive letters!
How can I set the size limit for Temporary Internet Files in Internet Explorer?
Yizhar Hurwitz, MVP has created a great custom ADM file that will not only allow you to set the size limit for the cache, but also set its location, and enable automatic emptying of the cache when the browser is closed.
You can find it in our tips section!
Have you ever wondered if you could download the most current, or any previous version of the ADM files? Well you can!
Microsoft's Download Center has a page where you can download ANY version of a set of ADM files since their release.
You can find them at here!
Thanks to Ron Hrehirchuk, the "GPanswers Tip Man" for compiling this newsletter's tips and putting them on the web page for all of us to use!
Upcoming Conferences, Appearances, and Classes
So, check it out any time for up-to-date information!
Classes and Seminars
Not free... but worth it! Upcoming classes!
I'd love to see you in one of the two-dayGroup Policy intensive training and workshop classes.
These two-day classes get you up to speed, working with Group Policy, Security settings, ADM templates, and just about all you need to know to hit the ground running -- Fast!
Or ... if you think you might want your own in-house training of the course (with all the personalizedattention that affords), I'd love to join you on-site!If you have even a handful of in-house people interested in the training, the course pays for itself (as you don't need to ship people offsite!). I'll even travel overseas to the U.K., other parts of Europe, or Japan -- or wherever! Have passport, will travel!
Again, while the training course isn't officially _endorsed_ by Microsoft, the class does the have distinction of being a suggested avenue for intense Group Policy training by members of the Group Policy team at Microsoft.
At the MMS 2004 and TechEd 2004 conferences, Mark Williams from the Group Policy team encouraged the throngs of attendees to check out the new Group Policy book and the training!In fact, he dedicated a whole slide to the book, the training,and GPanswers.com for each of his sessions!
Wow! Thanks again, Microsoft!
How do attendees feel about the class? Here are some of my favorite feedback comments:
- "Fantastic Presentation !"
- "Can't wait to go back to share the wealth !"
- "Would recommend to other IT people in my company."
- "I had a foot in the GPO door, and now I can hold it open."
- "Easily the best training about AD I've had in the last 5 years !!"
And my favorite of pack is from Joey P, who works for a major retailer writes:
"If you have folks that are even going to SNIFF Active Directory, they *MUST* take this class!"
I don't really know what Joey means, but I'll take it as a compliment.
Thanks, Joey -- and to ALL my students !
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Fun Free Thing I Found at TechEd
Word on the street says this disk defragmenter really does the job. And the price is right! Haven't tried it myself, but, like I said, sounds interesting.
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