Most people know about using logon scripts, but few know that you can actually put in place a logoff script which is executed when the user logs off the network. So what can you do with these scripts? Things like using them to delete temporary files various folders etc and clearing out things like that from the computer that the user has used. The following MS KB articles … [Read more...]
Is Remote Web Workplace with RDP more secure than VPN?
One of the killer features of Small Business Server 2003 is the Remote Web Workplace - RWW for short. Within it you can access many internal resources using nothing more than a simple web browser. One of the key features that most people use is the "Connect to my computer" feature - often in fact many people call THIS single feature RWW which only serves to confuse issues at … [Read more...]
Modifying the Public Timeout Values for RWW
I mentioned earlier that the default of 20 minutes on a public computer is way too long. Therefore, I recommend that you change this value to 5 or 10 minutes to provide increased protection for your system in case a user walks away from a public kiosk without logging off. 1. Run Regedit. 2. Navigate down the tree to the following key: … [Read more...]
Changing the Company Name in the RWW Display Screen
I have used this modification on our demonstration SBS 2003 server. Prior to going out to demo SBS to a new customer, I alter the displayed name to be that of the customer I am going to see. This gives the customer a degree of ownership even before they get the quote for the new system. 1. Run Regedit. 2. Navigate down the tree to the following key: … [Read more...]
How can I upload .EXE and other file types to my Sharepoint Companyweb?
By default the Companyweb is designed to block the uploading of files of a certain type. You can easily change this, but be warned, this setting is a server level setting and once you change it, ANY site or subsite you create on your server will allow these types of attachments. You need to consider Antivirus software specifically for sharepoint. This is due to the fact that … [Read more...]