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Hello! We are excited to announce that Plugfest 2023 is starting June 5th 2023!!
Since last year’s virtual Plugfest was such a success, Plugfest 2023 is going to continue to be virtual for 2023! Similar to last year, Plugfest 2023 will have VMs hosted on Azure to take the place of physical HW.
What is Plugfest?
The goal of Plugfest is to help you prepare your file system minifilter, network filter, or boot encryption driver for the next version of Windows by performing interoperability testing with other products.
When is Plugfest 2023?
Plugfest 2023 will take place in batches between Monday, June 5, 2023 and Friday June 9, 2023.
Who are we looking for to participate?
Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), developers writing file system minifilter drivers and/or network filter drivers for Windows.
How much does it cost?
FREE - There is no cost to attend this event.
Why should I go?
Here are four major benefits of Plugfest:
• The opportunity to test products extensively for interoperability with other vendors' products and with Microsoft products. This has traditionally been a great way to understand interoperability scenarios and flush out any interoperability-related bugs.
• Get exclusive talks and informative sessions organized by the File System Minifilter team about topics that affect the filter driver community.
• Great opportunity to meet with the file systems team, the network team, and various other teams at Microsoft and get answers to your unanswered technical questions.
• Early exposure to new hardware innovations, that affect filter functionality
How do I register?
Please fill out the registration form below and if you are selected to participate, you will hear back by Friday May 12th, 2023.
Full url link here - https://forms.office.com/r/CiAkCGJZkR
Registration for Plugfest 2023 will close on Friday May 5, 2023 at 11:59PM Pacific.
If you have any additional questions please email our coordinating PM, Olivia Chapman, at [email protected]
-The Microsoft File System Minifilter Team
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Thanks for the notice! Looking forward to it as always.