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Extend the Limits of Group Policy

Don't let either the real or perceived limitations in Microsoft's default Group Policies prevent you from taking full advantage of this technology.

Notify with WMI

Find out how to use Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) for system notifications without having to write scripts.

Smooth Deployment Wrinkles with ADS

Bill looks at the pros (lots) and cons (few) of Microsoft's Automated Deployment Services tool.

(Almost) Painless Schema Mods

You might want to take a few precautionary steps prior to initiating ADPREP.

Linux-Windows Single Sign-On

Follow these steps and have your users logging on at their Linux/Unix desktops with their Windows accounts.

Master and Command Line

Using the Windows GUI is fine—if you want to go slow. Learn to use the command line and move into the administration fast lane.

GPO Mouse Trap

Propagating the changes made to a Group Policy Object out to all the affected domain clients involves a complex array of interconnecting pieces.

Testing Exchange's New Spam Filter

In spite of its shortcomings, you can't beat the price of Microsoft's Intelligent Message Filter.

Migration Wonderland

Before you tread the path to Exchange migration, here's a look at where that well-worn path leads.

XP SP2--Dedicated To Security

Microsoft’s next Service Pack for Windows XP is almost totally about improved security. And it shows.

Making the Connection

Using the Active Directory Connector is an effective way to move your legacy Exchange environment to a new Exchange 2003 setup.

Freeze Frame

Windows Server 2003’s Volume Shadow Copy Service can help you stop time. Here’s how to take full advantage of it.

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