Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications is not affected by Shellshock

Greetings, users of Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA). I’m the technical writer for SUA, which was deprecated in the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 timeframe. This is just a quick post to let you know (because customers have been concerned about SUA and the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash) that SUA is not affected by Shellshock. …

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SUACommunity.com Closure

SUACommunity.com Closure Last week, I was equally surprised when I received the word that SUACommunity.com is not getting the funds to continue functioning. This portal and Rodney have been the greatest assets SUA have had so far. While I would have loved Rodney continue with this portal and the work he was doing on SUA,…

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SUA SDK for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2

SUA SDK for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 The news is not new and you may already be aware that the SUA Utilities and SDK pacakge for Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 is released after a really long time. Just for the convenience, you can download it here – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=dc03485b-629b-49a6-b5ef-18617d1a9804 As I pointed out earlier…

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Windows 7 SUA SDK

Windows 7 SUA SDK A lot of people have been enquiring about the Windows 7 SUA SDK. There is a lot of anticipation since Windows 7 has already raised the bar on the other fronts and now people have high expectations for SUA SDK that would be released for Windows 7 SUA. The picture is…

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NFS and SUA in Windows 7

NFS and SUA in Windows 7 Finally, the Windows 7 beta is released to the public and we can now experience it ourselves. The PSS people in Microsoft are always excited to try their hands on the latest betas and Windows 7 is not an exception. The first thing that we did, after exploring the…

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UNIX Interoperability and Windows Vista

UNIX Interoperability and Windows Vista There was SFU 3.5 Interoperability components. It got ported to Windows Server 2003 R2. And now we have similar interop components packaged with Windows Vista too. Windows Vista Ultimate and Enterprise editions include the Client for NFS and Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA). These Vista editions are targeted towards power users and…

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