Scripting Exchange Using VBScript and ADSI (Part 2) If you missed the other articles in this series please read: Creation You can use ADSI to access an object and also to create one but the Exchange operations involved, such as mailbox enabling a user, cannot be done with ADSI alone. Instead, CDOEXM, an interface created for Exchange management operations is used. When creating a new mailbox enabled user in Active Directory using scripting you can either start with ADSI and then use CDOEXM to complete the job or use just CDOEXM for both user and mailbox creation. A user will need a name, a login name, a password.
5 Sites Providing Free IT Certification Training Image Source: Flickr.com There are so many IT certifications out there; where do you start? What if the expensive study guide you buy ends up being the wrong track for you? Why don’t you start with what’s free? There’s no shortage of Websites offering courses in certifications in video or e-book form. Mind map This article is about the diagram. For the geographical concept, see Mental mapping. Hand-drawn and computer-drawn variations of a mind map. A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information. A mind map is often created around a single concept, drawn as an image in the center of a blank landscape page, to which associated representations of ideas such as images, words and parts of words are added.
SharePoint Microsoft SharePoint is a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft. First launched in 2001, SharePoint integrates intranet, content management and document management, but recent versions have broader capabilities. SharePoint comprises a multipurpose set of Web technologies backed by a common technical infrastructure. By default, SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite. Scripting Active Directory Groups using VBScript Monitor servers, workstations, devices and applications in your network Adding 1,000 Users to a Security Group Demonstration script that creates a security group named Group1, and adds one thousand users (UserNo1 through UserNo10000) to that group. This script is not intended for use in a production environment. Const ADS_PROPERTY_APPEND = 3 Set objRootDSE = GetObject(" Set objContainer = GetObject(" & _ objRootDSE.Get("defaultNamingContext")) Set objGroup = objContainer.Create("Group", "cn=Group1") objGroup.Put "sAMAccountName","Group1" objGroup.SetInfo For i = 1 To 1000 strDN = ",cn=Users," & objRootDSE.defaultNamingContext objGroup.PutEx ADS_PROPERTY_APPEND, "member", _ Array("cn=UserNo" & i & strDN) objGroup.SetInfo Next WScript.Echo "Group1 created and 1000 Users added to the group." Adding New Members to a Group
100+ Alternative Search Engines You Should Know If someone asks you, off the top of your head, what search engines you use or know off, chances are you’ll be naming the regulars: Google, Bing, Yahoo. The Internet however is a really big place and there are plenty more search engines out there that can cater to very specific requirements. General Search Engines We’re skipping the search engines that everyone know about so you won’t be seeing Google, Yahoo or Bing in this list.
Basic introduction to mindmapping Mind maps are tools that help us think and remember better, creatively solve problems and take action. The mind map encourages creativity and flexibility, and you need these to make your resolutions happen! Mind maps help you think outside the box. If you’ve already made your list, try turning it into a mind map. SharePoint and Cascading Style Sheets: How to update, change and reference One of the more powerful tools in user interface (UI) customization is cascading style sheets (CSS). CSS allows you to control the display of numerous items from one central location or central group of files. Through a series of selectors and corresponding declarations, the display of nearly any item can be modified on screen. Know CSS? Skip to the SharePoint stuff.
HOW TO: Use the SharePoint Administrator to Install and Configure the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions This step-by-step guide explains how to use Sharepoint Team Services Site Administration to install FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions on a server based on either Windows NT Server 4.0 or Windows 2000 Server. Please note that this article addresses installing FrontPage Server Extensions by using the SharePoint Administrator only. System Requirements Microsoft Windows 2000 Server with Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or later and the World Wide Web service installed.-or- Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Service Pack 6a or later with Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0 or later and the World Wide Web service installed.NOTE: On the Windows platform, the security features of FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions require the NTFS file system. Windows 2000 includes a conversion utility (Convert.exe) that you can use to convert an existing file allocation table (FAT) volume to NTFS--without losing data.
ADO OLE DB Connection Strings The following are a collection of OLE DB Connection Strings encapsulated as complete Classic ASP scripts. These are a quick and easy way of getting data out of a range of database types. The connection strings are highlighted in blue and the parts of the script you should change to suit your database location, name, table and field are in bold . [ Access ] [ Excel ] [ CSV ] [ Oracle ] [ SQL Server ] [ Index Server ] [ ODBC Strings ] Access 97/2000/XP/2003 Database Connection String using Microsoft Jet Driver (DSN less) <%@LANGUAGE=VBSCRIPT%> <% Option Explicit Dim strConnection, conn, rs, strSQL
70 Free Useful Portable Applications You Should Know Editor’s note: This post has been updated with more apps and fixed links. Portable apps are the software requiring no installation unlike usual executable apps yet recall your history and configuration options unlike zipped apps. In this post, we’re showcasing the top 100 useful portable apps that you can carry in a pen drive or your phone’s storage or SD card. 30 Must-Have Free Windows Tools Shane Perran’s SharePoint Customization Blog » Blog Archive » Kickstart to editing styles in MOSS 2007 Before you begin: Download and install the Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar. This is a must have tool for SharePoint Customization. The Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar (get it here FREE) You will also need your preferred text editor, if you don’t have one, Notepad will do just fine. Overview:
Understanding Organizational Uses of SharePoint Technologies > Why Would an Organization Want to Use SharePoint? Sharepoint is suddenly a hot subject. But if you're new to the subject, it might be hard to figure out what the shouting's all about. In this sample book chapter, you'll learn about specific areas where benefits can be realized from SharePoint, and how some organizations are using the technology. OpenTable Method [Access 2007 Developer Reference] The topic you requested is included in another documentation set. For convenience, it's displayed below. Choose Switch to see the topic in its original location. The OpenTable method carries out the OpenTable action in Visual Basic.