Licensing changes in Windows Server 2012

by ron on September 28, 2012

Here’s the summary of licensing changes in Windows Server 2012.   Licensing in Win2012 is now per dual processor, for both Standard and Datacenter. Enterprise edition is now gone in Win 2012. All software features will be available in both Standard and Datacenter editions. You can’t mix and match Standard and Datacenter editions on the same server.   In […]


In prior versions of Outlook, if you had Outlook Cache Mode enabled (which tends to be the default setup for all users these days), this implied that you had a syncronized version of your entire Exchange mailbox stored on your local workstation. This allows you to have full access to your email regardless of whether the Exchange […]


How To Protect Your Internal Web Sites

by ron on July 16, 2012

One of the golden rules of security is that there should never be any direct communication between the internet and systems on the internal network. If so, then you may be wondering how to get this kind of setup configured. Threat Management Gateway (TMG) is a great extra layer of security which can be added […]


How To Make A Screencast Video

by ron on July 14, 2012

Knowing how to create a good quality screencast video is an extremely useful skill to learn. This can help you with the creation of product demos, internal or external training sessions, support videos, or even creating videos to share whatever your’re passionate about. The list is endless, especially considering we now live in a YouTube […]


In a prior post we covered how to get the RSS feed of a Facebook fan page. Although it’s great being able to track all of your RSS feeds via a central RSS feed reader, such as Google Reader, sometimes you want to keep a very tight focus on a particular subset of your RSS […]

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Most people tend to keep track of their favorite blogs by means of subscribing to the blog’s RSS feed and then viewing the content via an RSS reader, such as Google Reader. These days almost every business and group also runs a Facebook Fan Page. The question is: how do we subscribe to this content […]