Here’s an interesting tool that Microsoft have just released - the Group Policy Diagnostic Best Practice Analyzer:
Citrix have released (and even re-released) whole slew of updates in the past few weeks that finally get’s a feature of Presentation Server working that’s close to my heart - high colour icons. Yes, high colour icons - the single most important feature that Citrix could add to Presentation Server! Forget application streaming, the new killer feature is high colour icons!
Creating the Administrator
Now that we can read the privileges from an existing administrator object we can determine which privileges to write to a new administrator. In this post I have listed a script that you can use to create the custom administrator account.
Setting privileges on a custom administrator account in Presentation Server is not quite as simple as I thought when I set out to create a script to do so - there’s not much information on the CDN forums, so this was a bit of trial and error.
We all know that PowerShell is the future, but Microsoft have released an updated version of Windows Script for Windows 2000/XP and 2003 (to match the version included with Windows Vista). You can read the release notes here.
I don’t really want to admit to interacting with Lotus Notes but that’s a part of what I’m doing currently. More specifically I’m attempting to query Domino via LDAP with a VBS script. It turns out that this is a fairly simple process and you can use the Active Directory Provider built into Windows.
Following on from the Windows Server 2008 Component Posters, I’ve made a nice PNG of just the NAP component. This does a great job at giving you an overview of how the NAP components work, much easier than trawling though a document. Click on the picture below for a larger view and enjoy:
( Via Aaron Tiensivu and Bink, this might be old news)
The Short NAP is a (semi-regular) quick list of Microsoft Network Access Protection and Server/Domain Isolation related links from around the web. Here are links for Thursday the 12th of July 2007:
Here’s something that’s caught my eye up on the Microsoft Download Centre which I thought might be useful to someone: