04 octobre 2013

Les 7 règles d'or d'un cryptage efficace

Lorsqu'on veut protéger ses données contre tout type de fuite et de piratage, le chiffrement est aujourd'hui l'outil incontournable.  Cependant, un cryptage défaillant peut être pire que l'absence de cryptage car il donne un faux sentiment de sécurité. Voici les 7 règles à suivre. Règle n°1 : Choisir le chiffrement le plus s olide possibleUtiliser les algorithmes qui ont fait leurs preuves et les clés les plus longues possibles. Un cryptage matériel apporte un plus en multipliant par quatre la vitesse de chiffrement. ... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2012

Complete guide on configuring KEMP VLM load balancer for Exchange 2013

Introduction Since Exchange Server 2013 reached RTM the 11th of October, and finally it was published to MSDN the 24th of October. This post is based on the RTM version of Exchange 2013. I decided to write a post that included both the KEMP configuration together with the Exchange 2013 configuration. I’ve also seen that Jaap Wesselius have posted an article regarding this topic already, it’s my hope that I can fill the gap regarding the complete configuration of both Exchange and the load balancer. For illustrating my lab... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

Windows 8 Deployment Using MDT 2012: OS Install

In part one of this series on Windows 8 deployment using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012, I went over the configuration and setup of MDT 2012. In this second and final installment, I’ll start with booting the machine with the bootable USB stick I created in the previous article. I'll also give you additional background and feedback of the client deployment process itself. The demo machine I used for creating this procedure is running Windows XP Pro SP3. It had a user profile active on it with some background desktop settings, some... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2012

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012

This guide describes important tuning parameters and settings that you can adjust to improve the performance and energy efficiency of the Windows Server 2012 operating system. It describes each setting and its potential effect to help you make an informed decision about its relevance to your system, workload, and performance goals. The guide is for information technology (IT) professionals and system administrators who need to tune the performance of a server that is running Windows Server 2012. --> please see the rest on the... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

vSphere Data Protection (VDP) – install, configure, manage

vSphere Data protection – a quick guide how to deploy and use vSphere Data Protection is a new backup product, which does not bring an additional cost, but it’s included in vSphere Essentials Plus and higher VMware vSphere package. The product is based on EMC’s Avamar code and present an interesting upgrade for existing customers which are upgrading from vSphere 4.x where vSphere Data Protection (VDP) was bundled. But to transition from VDR to VDP….? Strangely there is nothing provided. I would imagine having a tool which could... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.1 best practices

This presentation provides best practice information on implementing a new install or upgrading ESXi 5.1 Let us walk you through it! VMware provides several ways to install or upgrade to ESXi 5.1 hosts. For more information on this topic, refer to KB article:Installing or upgrading to ESXi 5.1 best practices (2032756). --> Please see the rest on the VMware KB TV : http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2012/09/installing-or-upgrading-to-esxi-5-1-best-practices.html
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17 avril 2012

Mark Minasi's Windows Networking Tech Page Issue #97 April 2012

Tech Section Prepping for your First R2 (or 08) Domain Controller, Step One  --> A voir sur le site de la newsletter : http://www.minasi.com/newsletters/nws1204.htm 
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10 décembre 2011

Migrating ESX to ESXi

Just released on the VMware Flings site is a fling which is designed to help when you make the move from ESX to ESXi, this tool will help you check hardware software and also that there are no lingering scripts or locally stored VMs etc. A great tool to download and run against your environment to ensure you have caught everything before the move to the next version of ESXi. --> Please see the rest on the website : http://www.virtu-al.net/2011/12/01/migrating-esx-to-esxi/ 
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13 novembre 2011

Anti Virus Exclusion Guidelines for Microsoft Products

Running a good, constantly updated Anti-Virus program on your computers - server and workstations - is a must when looking into the potential risks in today's IT world. However, when installing Anti-Virus software on a computer, you also risk having issues with some of the services and applications that run on these computers, most specially with the server machines. Anti-Virus software scans and sometimes locks files on the computers, and when you scan these files, performance and operating system reliability problems may occur... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2010

Voici les bonnes pratiques en terme de gestion du profil utilisateur (IPD)

Dans la série Solution Accelerators, Microsoft met à la disposition de ces partenaires en charge de la définition d’architecture une série de guide récapitulatif des bonnes pratiques et des points  clés de design à prendre en compte lors de vos conceptions d’infrastructure. Disponible en anglais uniquement à cette adresse : http://www.microsoft.com/ipd , ces guides « Infrastructure Planning and Design » (IPD) couvrent  les thèmes suivants : Active Directory Certificate Services Active Directory Domain Services ... [Lire la suite]
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