Robert Marshall's Blog


Home for my ConfigMgr and Industry related ramblings


Owner of SMSMarshall Ltd, active Enterprise Management MVP

    • Tue, Jun 28 2011

    Final Cut Pro X debacle

    Check this video out, had me in stitches! Comments on that article say it all really ... a very sad day for many a video editor :-( More here explaining what is missing: Guess the moral of the story is, Apple suck!
    • Fri, Jun 24 2011

    More hackery

    Received this in my mailbox this morning, forgot all about NWN, shame about their servers :-( We recently learned that hackers gained unauthorized access to the decade-old BioWare server system supporting the Neverwinter Nights forums. We immediately took appropriate steps to protect our consumers’ data and launched a thorough ongoing evaluation of the breach. We have determined that no credit card data was compromised...
    • Tue, Jun 14 2011

    Brilliant approach to connecting a musician with their fans and bypassing Da Man

    I thought this was an excellent, albiet short read on how a musician found new ways to reach out to her fans. Kim Boekbinder sets the kind of example others should follow. This is so disruptive to large music labels, who prey on musicians. I have no sympathy with them, theres is a model that should of adapted to technology in the later half of the 20th and the 21st Century. instead of burying its head in the sand...
    • Fri, Jun 10 2011

    Thatcher throws Palin a wing nut!

    PMSL at the reaction from the Palinites! This is about as political as I get, I grew up in Thatchers time so it had some relevence! Update: The daily mash folk have had a go at this one too!
    • Fri, Jun 10 2011

    Turn off the reality distortion field when you look at Apple and you see this

    Sheesh, you'd think Apple, what with their reputation, wouldn't be so blatant as to do this? That's hard, your own developers man :-(
    • Sun, Jun 5 2011

    ConfigMgr 2012 Beta 2 Build 7561 - Creating a low rights user using RBA

    This is a brief and silent 6 minute video showing how to utilise Role Based Administration to create a new user with a custom security role and scope. The idea is to highlight how easy it is to accomplish the task using ConfigMgr 2012. ConfigMgr 2012 - Beta 2 - Build 7561 - Creating a low rights user Check out the speed of the console load, Comes in at less than 10 seconds! The VM is running on a reasonably...