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Trying to automate creation of VPN connections under Win7

I’m currently playing with Connection Manager Administration Kit for Server 2008.
Why? Because with the advent of Windows 7 (and Vista, to a certain extent), it’s a complete pain in the butt to programme a tool like AutoIT to script and automate the configuration of a VPN connection for our end users. The key issue, … Read more »

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Automated Backups for MS SQL Express

If you’ve ever struggled with configuring automated, scheduled backups for a SQL Express server, then check out Brian Knight’s super handy scripts.

The script contains three files:

BackupExpress.sql – Does the bulk of the work, backing up every database on the instance other than tempdb.
BackupExpress.cmd – The batch file that executes the script. Must pass in the … Read more »