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November 12, 2009  3:09 PM

The IT Blog Top 10: Nov. 12, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

10. How to use command line arguments in VBScript via the Wscript.Arguments Object Jerry Lees offers up an indispensible guide for VBScripters.

9. Standard Server 2003 Migration to SBS 2008 Part 3 Roger Crawford’s third part of his series on Server 2003 migrations.

8. Success of 64-bit Internet Explorer Depends on Adobe Tony Bradley explains why not everything IE related is in the hands of Microsoft.

7. No Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2 – but why? Brendan Cournoyer delves into why the latest Windows 2008 R2 takes a surprising turn in not support Exchange 2007.

6. Using VRDP to view VirtualBox virtual machines remotely Rick Vanover explains some important adminsitration techniques for users of Sun’s VirtualBox. Continued »

November 10, 2009  7:09 PM

The most-watched IT questions this week: Nov. 10, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Here are the 10 most watched questions on ITKE: There’s some great discussions going on. Go answer a question now and take your shot at winning a TV:

1. Configuring listener.ora was asked by a reader and answered by Jcmdba.

2. generic host for win32 process was posed by a Owolab and answered by Pjb0222 and CarlosDL.

3. Oracle 9i install failure was asked by Sivavvit and answered by Jcmdba and CarlosDL.

4. Oracle usernames was answered by Zagrim and Jcmdba.

5. What are the points to be taken care of when designing a database on Linux? was posed by a user and answered by Mrdenny and CarlosDL.

Continued »


November 5, 2009  2:47 PM

The IT Blog Top 10: Nov. 5, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

10. How to reset the Cisco Catalyst Switch to Factory Defaults Yasir Irfan offers some advice for those needing a fresh late on Catalyst switches.

9. Independent clauses and semicolons Ivy Wigmore offers up some punctuation advice for the needy.

8. How to use command line arguments in VBScript via the Wscript.Arguments Object Jerry Lees explains a helpful VBScript trick.

7. No Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2 – but why? Brendan Cournoyer delves into why the latest Windows 2008 R2 takes a surprising turn in not support Exchange 2007. Continued »


November 3, 2009  3:02 PM

The most-watched IT questions this week: Nov. 3, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Here are the 10 most watched questions on ITKE: There’s some great discussions going on. Go answer a question now and take your shot at winning a TV:

1. Problem installing Exchange 2007 Management Tools was posed by Labnuke99 and answered by Mshen.

2. What Event ID was asked by Newbiepeon and answered by Jerry mx.

3. After trigger select from other tables using joins was asked by Pmnc8179 and answered by FlaviusMaximus.

4. LotusScript – Computed subform QuerySave event was asked by Shane44 and answered by SlikTool.

5. domino attachment was asked by Bankyboy and answered by David Vasta.

Continued »


October 30, 2009  1:34 PM

Free IT books: Just help us review them!

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

The fine folks at Prentice Hall just sent us a fresh batch of IT books and we want to let you know how they are, but our ReviewBot needs all the help it can get.  Can you give us a hand? Right now, we’ve got the following books up for grabs:

  • Network Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide: Field-Tested Solutions for Everyday Problems, 2nd Edition
  • VMware VS and vSphere SDK
  • PM Crash Course for IT Professionals

If you have a U.S. mailing address and would be willing to write an informative, creative review of the above books, let us know and if we like your idea (even just a straight-forward review!), we’ll ship you a free copy, yours to keep.

Leave a message in the comments with the book you’d like, or e-mail me directly at Michael@ITKnowledgeExchange.com.


October 29, 2009  7:39 PM

Featured IT Blogger: Mike Lagase

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Mike Lagase’s blog is chock-full of Exchange-related troubleshooting information. Mike is an Exchange Support Engineer at Microsoft and also blogs on the Exchange Team Blog, You Had Me at EHLO. Visit Mike’s blog for information on repairing Exchange 2007 counters, troubleshooting nonpages pool memory usage on an Exchange server, and more helpful tidbits.


October 29, 2009  7:03 PM

The IT Blog Top 10: Oct. 29, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

10. Choosing a block size when creating VMFS datastores Eric Siebert has written a guide on how to choose the right size for VMFS datastores.

9. How to use command line arguments in VBScript via the Wscript.Arguments Object Jerry Lees explains a helpful VBScript trick.

8. Using VRDP to view VirtualBox virtual machines remotely Rick Vanover discusses how to use DRDP to tackle a tricky virtualization problem.

7. No Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2 – but why? Brendan Cournoyer delves into why the latest Windows 2008 R2 takes a surprising turn in not support Exchange 2007.

6. Email archiving vendor sues Gartner over Magic Quadrant Beth Pariseau writes about the developing drama after one company disagrees with Gartner’s Magic Quadrant enough to go forward with a lawsuit. Continued »


October 27, 2009  1:51 PM

The most-watched IT questions this week: Oct. 27, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

Here are the 10 most watched questions on ITKE: There’s some great discussions going on. Go answer a question now and take your shot at winning a TV:

1. VB was posed by AnandaDebnath and answered by Carlosdl.

2. Attaching a Default Icon to .exe file was asked by TheFinder and answered by CarlosDL

3. Windows Server 2003 partitioning was asked by a reader and answered by Mrdenny.

4. Oracle 10g Unable to connect the Report server was asked by a reader and is still unanswered!

5. Resource usage of SQL Server 2005 Generate Script was asked by Db23 and answered by Mrdenny.

Continued »


October 22, 2009  3:56 PM

Featured IT Blogger: Nathan Winters

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Nathan‘s Exchange Blog is a great resource for the latest news on Exchange releases, troubleshooting, and insider tips. Nathan has been imparting his knowledge on Exchange Server since 2006, and was awarded a Microsoft MVP award in 2007 for his efforts. His most recent post was to raise awareness about the latest UK Microsoft Messaging & Unified Communications user group meeting, but he has also covered common Exchange error messages and even issues in SQL Server. Check out Nathan’s blog today!


October 22, 2009  1:46 PM

The IT Blog Top 10: Oct. 22, 2009

Michael Morisy Michael Morisy Profile: Michael Morisy

10. How to use command line arguments in VBScript via the Wscript.Arguments Object Jerry Lees offers up a quick tutorial.

9. Choosing a block size when creating VMFS datastores Eric Siebert offers a handy guide to creating appropriately-sized blocks in VMFS

8. No Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2 – but why? Brendan Cournoyer delves into why the latest Windows 2008 R2 takes a surprising turn in not support Exchange 2007.

7. The virus Win32/Conflicker.B is still running around the Internet Apparently the computer virus Win32/Conflicker.B is still running around the net causing all sorts of problems. Mr. Denny has the scoop.

6. Top 10, er, 20 reasons to move to IBM i 6.1 Mark Fontecchio shares some compelling reasons to switch over to IBM i 6.1. Continued »


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