How to use custom backgrounds in Microsoft Teams
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One of the toughest things new contractors encounter is deciding on an hourly rate. They don’t want to aim too high and miss out on jobs, and they don’t want to go too low and end up worse off than the permanent job they just left. The rate formula My advice is to apply a […]Read More
First let me say that I am not an accountant, nor am I giving anyone advice here to go in a particular direction setting themselves up for contracting. In fact, the best advice I can give you is to speak to your own accountant to discuss how best to set yourself up for contracting. I […]Read More
At some stage during the career of most IT pros the opportunity comes along to spend some time as a contractor. The lure of high rates, fixed hours, frequent new challenges, and the idea of “working for yourself” are what draws most people towards contracting. Each of those carries with it some truths and some […]Read More
Microsoft have announced the release of Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1. You can download the update here. The update file has “v2” in it due to the accidental release of an earlier build of this rollup back in September. This rollup will install over v1 if you happened to install that one. […]Read More
Recently I posted about one cause of Outlook Web Access errors that users may experience after their mailbox is migrated from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007. Users are presented with a browser error containing the message: Exception type: Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Storage.StoragePermanentException Exception message: There was a problem accessing Active Directory. In addition to that common cause I […]Read More
In this article I will demonstrate how to migrate an existing WSUS 3.0 SP1 server from a local SQL Express instance to a remote SQL Server 2005 Database Services instance. Firstly be aware of these limitations when deploying WSUS with a remote SQL Server instance. You cannot use a server configured as a domain controller […]Read More
From the Forefront Server Security blog: Engine and definition updates for the Computer Associates (CA) InoculateIT engine will end on September 29th, 2008. On January 16th, 2007, the Computer Associates (CA) InoculateIT engine was combined with the Computer Associates VET engine. Since the engines were merged, Microsoft has continued to provide engine updates for the […]Read More
In this article I will outline how to migrate WSUS 3.0 to a new server using a local SQL Express instance and without downloading all of the updates again. 1. Install WSUS on new server with local express database. 2. During configuration wizard choose "Synchronize from another WSUS server…", enter the name of the existing […]Read More