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Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) Errors and McAfee Anti-Virus Software

I posted last month about an issue with the Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) on Windows Server 2008. The ADMGS  (which runs as the Active Directory Web Services, ADWS, service) allows you to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to manage AD remotely in domains where there are no Server 2008 R2 domain

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Diagnose Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) Errors

I recently worked on a Windows Server 2008 system with the Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) installed. The ADMGS allows you to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to manage AD remotely in domains where there are no Server 2008 R2 domain controllers running. The ADMGS service (which runs as the Active

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Microsoft Problem Steps Recorder for Windows 7

If you are a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 user, this utility might be useful to you.  Problem steps recorder allows you record the activities leading up to a problem, then save that to a mht file that you can send to support.  If you have an error on an IIS application (yellow screen)

Free powershell cmdlets – Active Directory

PowershellPack is a free download with some additional Powershell cmdlets like TaskScheduler which is just what it sounds like, a cmdlet to list, create, or delete tasks which is extremely useful given all the additional functionality the task scheduler has in Windows 2008 and Windows 7. Here is a list of the other cmdlets and

Windows 7 “GodMode”

In case you haven’t already seen this, here’s a shameless link to CNET which describes this feature in a bit more detail.  It’s not so much a “GodMode” as it is a quick control panel link to all of the system’s control panels.  Definitely something for you administrators who are implementing Windows 7, it would

Windows 7 Tips and Tricks eBook

Pretty good little ebook here on Windows 7 tips and tricks, it’s definitely worth a look and given that Windows 7 is much more likely to be adopted by businesses than Windows Vista it’s much more likely this knowledge will come in handy! http://windowsvj.com/wpblog/2009/12/windowsvj-xclusive-release-windows-7-tips-tricks-ebook/

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