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Best Configuration Manager Queries

Readers share their tried-and-true SCCM queries.

5 Rules for Managing User Desktops

Here are some tips for dealing with users in a relatively pain-free fashion.

Wagging the Finger

Admins need to wean themselves from the GUI and embrace the command line.

Upgrading Soon?

Greg takes you through the steps of upgrading your AD from Windows Server 2003 to 2008.

Who Doesn't Prefer Sushi?

Windows Server 2008's Group Policy Preferences makes balancing your security needs with users' preferences a little easier.

A NAP Is Good for Your Health

Windows Server 2008's built-in Network Access Protection makes sure only healthy computers get into your network.

Au Revoir, MCSE

It'll be time to upgrade once Windows Server 2008 enters the picture.

The Password Drama Continues

Setting password policies is tricky enough. Now, throw Windows Server 2008 into the mix.

VM Within a VM

Yes, it's possible. Greg shows you how.

First Look: WinRM & WinRS

Two new tools from Microosft that can drastically help server and workstation management.

RODC in the USA

You can use Windows Server 2008 to build a hack-resistant, read-only DC.

Syslog ... 20 Years Later

Greg looks at a "new" feature in Vista and Server 2008: Event Log subscription.

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