April 2000 - Best and Worst of Windows 2000
Plus, using COM+ to speed up servers; tips for preparing for the Visual FoxPro 6.0 exams; Roberta Braggs's security favorites.
An understanding of COM+ will help you troubleshoot and resolve application problems.
What if you read this book and don't need Chris's column on scripting anymore?
A book that encapsulates what you need to know for administering Terminal Server and Citrix MetaFrame.
A prerequisite read for anyone planning an AD implementation.
The wisdom captured in this messaging book
required time, experience, and service packs.
Outfoxing the Visual FoxPro 6.0 Desktop Exam requires razor-sharp programming skills and the ability to design efficient and scalable solutions.
This exam expects you—rightfully so—to be able to pick out the business requirements and their associated components in a logical model.
NT Service Account Manager 2.0 offers relief
for those admin tasks that you might classify under "repetitive and boring."
ATL LanVault makes protecting data simple.
Want your network traffic to flow fast, furious and unfettered? If so, check out these Quality of Service and bandwidth management tools.
WinShield and NetOff protect your network from the inside.
RemotelyAnywhere controls Windows NT and Windows 2000 via HTTP.
Panda Software's Global Virus Protection 6.0 offers local and Internet protection.
New Etherlink card saves CPU cycles.
DevTrack 3.5 and ServiceWise 1.1 integrate development with technical support.
We listened to our customers, our service partners, the MCP community, and vendors. We're confident that this attention will pay off for everyone.
Call Me Certifiable
Don't let the joys of telecommuting blind you to the perils.
The first book on Windows 2000 certification is out -- and, in spite of its early arrival, it does a decent job of sparking your preparation efforts.
As MCP Magazine is learning, change can expose you to some unexpected challenges.
Objects, Part III. Ready to use some built-in Windows components to speed up routine tasks? Try these.
Advice on becoming a true professional.
When we asked Roberta to provide a list of the best Web sites for security information, she cleaned out her Favorites folder and rediscovered a few old friends.
Gaining a solid understanding of directory services in general and Active Directory specifically will help in your efforts to work with Windows 2000.
Integrating the directories of various operating systems isn't a simple matter. Michael lays out the challenge.