IT Trenches:

November, 2009

November 30, 2009  7:16 PM

Microsoft releases File Server Capacity Tool 1.0

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Microsoft has released the File Server Capacity Tool (32-bit) v1.0 (

November 30, 2009  6:25 PM

Windows Technology Deep Dive: Understanding and Troubleshooting Memory Problems

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November 30, 2009  4:03 PM

Check your IT environment health using this FREE Microsoft tool

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Microsoft has an excellent free tool for checking the health of your IT environment in small to medium size networks (up to 20 servers and 500 clients). This tool will scan the environment and report on health items such as:

November 19, 2009  6:15 PM

I didn’t learn information technology from TV crime dramas

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I recently blogged about an online Nmap training video and referenced some movies that featured the Nmap application. It's not just movies that feature information...

November 19, 2009  3:21 PM

Online Nmap video training – scan your network

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Nmap has been around a long time. It has become an indispensable tool for identifying systems, services and vulnerabilities on a network. It has also been featured in movies like The Matrix...

November 19, 2009  1:59 PM

What technology would Shakespeare use?

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In that realm of odd and unusual news stories, a recent story on Wired tells about a Texas A&M production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream using robot flying fairies alongside the rest of...

November 11, 2009  6:31 PM

Free online IT education resource

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I recently came across an excellent IT education resource that is free. It is the website. According to the website it is a source of  thousands online tutorials, useful tips, articles, and researched...

November 5, 2009  4:50 PM

Do you use TLS or client certificates for authentication? Beware of new MITM vulnerability

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As Michael Morisy of ITKE recently posted, New SSL security hole allows man-in-the-middle attacks, a new SSL...

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