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Shamit Patel @ MSFT

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    Where is Telnet in Vista/Longhorn beta builds?

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    Telnet is now made an optional component in Vista and Longhorn Servers. This means if you type telnet in command shell, you will be out of luck. Why have we done it so? As time has passed, fewer users use telnet. Thus, to decrease the foot print...
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    Web download for Utilities and SDK for Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications in Vista/Longhorn Beta 2 available!

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    We have Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) component available in Vista Ultimate and Enterprise SKUs. What does this component do? SUA provides the basic infrastructure to run UNIX-based applications and scripts on Windows Vista (Ultimate...
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    Welcome

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    I have been working for Microsoft since April 2003 @ .NET Framework group. I plan to write (hopefully :) ) about experiences of a straight from college hire, technical issues, recruiting events, reviews of some papers, and some random musings.
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    Web download for Identity Management for UNIX - Longhorn Server Beta 2

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    Identity Management for UNIX component is available with Longhorn Server Beta 2 (5384) build. This component has two subcomponents - Password Synchronization Server for NIS We have a web download which contains Single Signon Daemon (SSOD...
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    New college recruiter for University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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    Carey Morgan has been a great college recruiter for UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County). With new fiscal year, he is taking on new goals. On behalf of UMBC alumni, we wish him all the best! We now have Meaghan Angelo taking up role of college...
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    Remote connection to windows (using rcmd)

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    I recently was looking for remote command utility which would enable me to run various commands on other windows boxes. Thats when I came across Remote Command (rcmd : http://www.microsoft.com/MSPress/books/1394.asp ). I remember rcmd provided in Unix...
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    New team and we are Hiring!

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    Recently my team got "re-orged". It normally means that the current project has run its course or there are more important projects that need resources and hence team moves on to a new project. We are "Developer Division Customer Product Lifecycle...
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    Welcome again!

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    Hello everyone! First of all, I would like to update you with what I have been doing (in other words, what you have been missing) I transitioned the teams, and am working for UNIX Interop team (in Windows Server) for quite some time now. I also...
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    Perl system command and return codes

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    Many of you must have used Perl as part of day to day automation. Some teams use test harnesses made exclusively of Perl. This makes it easier to leverage various functionalitiesof text manipulation, file operations and process monitoring, etc which is...
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    extern "C" and overloading

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    C++ will mangle every function assuming its potential to be overloaded. so how would you make sure your overloaded functions (where all except one of the overloaded functions act as wrappers to one core function ) work with C? Example: Assume foo(char...
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    Help - Install problems with SDK and SUA on Vista/Longhorn!

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    Few folks have been trying to install utilities and SDK from web on SUA running on Vista/LH. They get the following error - "Setup failed to create the symlink etc\hosts." This happens normally when you attempt to install SUA SDK on post Beta2...
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    Disgusting - Bomb blasts at Bombay

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    One word - Cowardly There were simultaneous bomb blasts at seven places in bombay trains during rush hour traffic. My thoughts are with those affected. Rediff at http://ia.rediff.com/news/2006/jul/11train.htm?q=tp&file=.htm BBC at http...
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    Welcome Shan!

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    Shanmugam has been writing some very useful stuff over out here . Go ahead and check it out, I will be definitely be adding it to my RSS feeds. Maybe now I will be more regular in doing posts :)
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