10/01/2000

October 2000 - Tales from the Trenches -- 6 Stories of IT Victory and Defeat

Front-line install nightmares, server room shutdowns -- IT pros share their stories.


In-Depth

Tales from the Trenches: All Through the Night

Wherein our hero spends the wee hours staring down servers, rustling up disks, reaching out for help, and pondering his own stupidity.


Tales from the Trenches: Critical State

Sometimes you need to troubleshoot the people before the technology.


Tales from the Trenches: Network Nemesis

Only a hunch saved the day.


The Mole: Digging into Defrag

In this column, Mole burrows into the dark mysteries of Defragmenter.


Tales from the Trenches: Growing Pains

The next time your company plans a move, you just might want to consider a change in careers.


Tales from the Trenches: Exhausting Exchange

The “easy” part of installing new software isn’t always what it should be.


Tales from the Trenches: Screams from the Server Room

Mix a $50,000 server, NetWare, and a nitwit consulting company to get a true recipe for catastrophe.


Smart Card Logon Integration with Kerberos

Learn the basic behind-the-scenes steps for Smart Card logon under Kerberos.


From Chaos to Control

Is poor data storage management putting you through “network hell?” Perhaps a software-based storage management solution can save you.


Book Reviews

Learning Site Server From the Ground Up

Delve into this book’s pages, and discover the ins and outs of Site Server Commerce Edition.


Into Win2K's Essentials

In an easy-to-use format, this book offers a wealth of information on Win2K.


Exam Reviews

MCSE Marathon

The Windows 2000 Accelerated exam lets you prove mastery in four areas-and it's free! This coaching guide warms you up properly for your four hours of exertion.


Product Reviews

From Chaos to Control: Tools4ever SpaceGuard

Is poor data storage management putting you through "network hell?" Perhaps a software-based storage management solution can save you.


Prepping for Your CCNA Cert

Can’t afford a Cisco router home study lab? With RouterSim 2.0, set up a simulated router network at a fraction of the cost.


Simplifying Unified Messaging

With its reliance on standard hardware, CallXpress proves to be a comprehensive, yet cost-effective, unified messaging solution. 


From Chaos to Control: StorageCeNTral 4.1

Is poor data storage management putting you through "network hell?" Perhaps a software-based storage management solution can save you.


From Chaos to Control: Quota Server 5.0a

Is poor data storage management putting you through "network hell?" Perhaps a software-based storage management solution can save you.


Surviving Server Disasters

Server catastrophes? These two tools can be lifesavers.


Never Lose a File Again

Undelete 2.0 protects data on Windows 2000 systems. 


@Microsoft

.NET: Platform of the Future

You’ve heard the hype about the .Net vision. Here’s how Microsoft’s strategy effects you.


Call Me Certifiable

See Sharp?

Microsoft hums a new tune with a familiar beat.


Drill Down

Resource Kit Riches, Part 3

In his third and final look at the Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit, James divulges his favorite support utilities.


Editor's Desk

Well e-Read

Read manuals or self-study materials in an electronic device near you.


Mr. Script

Delve into the Depths of ADSI

Get ready for Active Directory Services Interface, the powerful scripting tool that helps you manage Active Directory and much more.


Professionally Speaking

Review Your Tech Team

An honest performance appraisal will keep things on track.


Security Advisor

Smart Card Education, Part 2

With last month’s foundation in smart card technology under your belt, it’s time to implement the test system.


Windows Foundation

Task Manager Mastery

Don't be fooled by the simplicity of Windows 2000's Task Manager.


Windows Insider

Dfs Development

The domain file system in Windows 2000 lets you set up a logical representation of network shares. Here’s how to build a new namespace that’s easier for users to traverse.


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