Sounds like a great blog post (and it gives my an excuse to avoid my eight other draft posts), so here’s my answer:
I hinted at creating dynamic Start Menus using Access-Based Enumeration (ABE) in Windows Server 2003 SP1 and above. I have read an article on this subject previously on the Internets, but the tubes must be clogged up as I can’t find it anymore. If anyone has a link please let me know, because I would like to link to it.
You remember Access Based Enumeration right? I’m often surprised by people who didn’t know this features exists, so here’s refresher.
A new knowledge base article was published a couple of days ago, that details the NTFS DACL changes in Windows Vista (and Windows Server 2008): Changes to the default NTFS Discretionary Access Control List (DACL) settings in Windows Vista
and I’m left scratching my head. His beef with the guides is that they haven’t yet been updated for RTM and still include some older terminology:
The wait is finally over - the Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools are available. The RSAT also includes a the command line version of the tools as well. There is a knowledge base article, KB941314, but it’s not yet available.
Gordon Martin from Canada writes a great blog on his experiences deploying Windows Vista. It’s a good read and there’s a fair number of little gems in there. I’ve been meaning to post some links to his site for some time, but I’ve just been slack and haven’t gotten around to it. Who is Gordon? Here’s what he says:
If there’s ever a great example of the benefits of application virtualisation it can often be found in the little things.
If you’re in the process of rolling out SoftGrid Application Virtualisation, you’ve most likely considered placement of the User Data Directory. The User Data Directory (or user cache) holds application configuration that would normally be stored in the user profile.