Internet Explorer – Define site to zone assignment by GPO

You may want to define an Internet Explorer setting called Security Zone using a group policy. This settings allows you to assign some specific URL’s to an Internet security zone; each security zone has specific settings such as automatic authentication, Active X control behavior… So, to define this settings using GPO, you have to open your Group Policy management console, create a new GPO and edit it. The GPO settings…

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UAG – Be careful with the IE Protected Mode

Recently, I had some trouble with my application published through UAG. Indeed, the UAG portal was not showing all the application I have access – not always the same application were shown. If I tried to access directly to the web application (such as My Site or Outlook Web Access), I had sometimes the error ‘You are not allowed to access this application’, if I tried to use the Remote…

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Internet Explorer – IE 9 has a download manager

Microsoft has now included on IE a download manager. When a you start a download, IE will ask you what do you want to do (as usual, SAVE or RUN) but no more with a ‘pop up’ Window. You have an action bar on the bottom. For security reason, IE will scan the download; to detect if this is a ‘real’ download or if this is a virus or spyware.…

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Internet Explorer – IE 9 beta first feedback

I just installed IE 9 beta, and as first feedback I have to say it’s very quick to install it; quicker than IE 8. Another feedback, displaying a web site is also quicker than with previous IE version (and also lot of others, to not say all, browser). As part of the new features, you will see a ‘ribbon’ at the bottom of your windows to help you browsing quicker…

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