Mastering DPM 2007 Notes

The book “Mastering Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007″ by devin L. Ganger and Ryan Femling is a great resource for those starting to use DPM 2007. However, before you start to explore DPM2007, please note that the book fails to highlight the fact that DPM2007 does not back up or protect servers that […]

DPMM on windows 2008 Backup

Just read on page 7 of Mastering System Center Data protection Manager that the windows 2008 backup utility wont be able to read the .bkf files from older windows backup files. You will need to download a free add-on utility, the windows NT Backup-restore Utility from Microsoft Download. Additional Info from softpedia: Windows NT Backup […]

Fantastic Resource at the NLB

I went over to Yishun Library to see what cool books i can borrow. I found three! PCI compliance by David King etal from syngress Microsoft SQL 2008 Implemention and Maintenance Training Kit Mastering System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Cool stuff, I estimate i saved around 200 USD from not having to buy the […]

WordPress Security Update

From WordPress site: Posted August 12, 2009 by Matt. Filed under Releases, Security. Yesterday a vulnerability was discovered: a specially crafted URL could be requested that would allow an attacker to bypass a security check to verify a user requested a password reset. As a result, the first account without a key in the database […]

Windows 2008 Port 80 in USE?

I encountered this issue on a windows 2008 enterprise 64bit with NO IIS installed. The port 80 should be free for use by other software…but it was not. Here is the detail of how you can solve this: On your comand prompt, issue this command: netstat -a -n -o The following representative screen will show […]