08/01/2001

August 2001 - Compaq's Troubleshooting Masterminds Tackle Your Windows 2000 Problems

Plus: Supporting NT 4.0 Server exam; Terminal Services licensing; network analyzer tools.


In-Depth

Windows 2000: Troubleshooting Shock Troops

Bow down before troubleshooting's greatest. These Compaq pros dispense their Windows 2000 wisdom to make you an expert on network repair.


A Few of My Favorite Things

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


Book Reviews

The Basics of Collaboration

Need a reference point for learning collaborative application development?


Windows 2000 in the Enterprise

A guide to heterogeneous networking with Windows 2000.


A Step in the MCSE Direction

This book, while thin in some areas, will help young IT workers get a better grasp of Windows 2000.


Exam Reviews

Revisiting NT

This latest NT test isn't like a summer rerun—there's too much here you've never seen before. Yet it may be the easiest elective you'll get on your way to a new MCSE.


Product Reviews

A Few of My Favorite Things: BMC Patrol

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


A Few of My Favorite Things: GPOTool

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


A Few of My Favorite Things: GPResult

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


Simplifying the Server Farm

The DS1800 gives you KVM control with the flexibility of TCP/IP, making remote management much easier.


Password Enforcer

Eliminate shoddy codeword practices with this new product; but do it right the first time, because backing out is hard.


A Few of My Favorite Things: DCDiag

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


When Disaster Strikes

Two new emergency repair disks can save your server and Active Directory.


A Few of My Favorite Things: NTSDUtil

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


A Few of My Favorite Things: RepAdmin

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


A Few of My Favorite Things: NetPro DirectoryAnalyzer

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


A Few of My Favorite Things: NSLookup

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


A Few of My Favorite Things: ReplMon

Compaq knows a thing or two about troubleshooting large networks. Here are some of the utilities and programs it uses most and likes best for Windows 2000.


Call Me Certifiable

Does MOM Have All the Answers?

Although a pricey compliment to SMS, Microsoft Operations Manager does help you stay on top of enterprise performance.


Drill Down

A Little Q&A

Dissecting questions and answers for the Windows 2000 Server exam can make you a more confident—and successful—test taker.


Editor's Desk

Current Count

Our best educated guess on number of Windows 2000 MCSEs is...


Professionally Speaking

Where Have You Been?

A gap in your resume isn't something to be ashamed of. Just be sure that you've been doing something useful with your time.


Security Advisor

9 Steps to Securing IIS

Internet Information Server hacks are legendary, including many into Microsoft itself. Here's how to keep your Web sites from becoming famous for the wrong reasons.


Windows Foundation

TechNet Unleashed!

If you're an MCSE and you don't yet subscribe to TechNet, you really don't know what you're missing!


Windows Insider

License, Please

Terminal Services gives you strong remote administration capabilities. But before using it, carefully check out the heavy licensing requirements.


News

Need Help Designing Your Network?

Do you have a problem with your network design? If so, let Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine's experts come to your aid.


Are MCSEs Prepared for Code Red?

The SANS Institute says no. Microsoft begs to differ.


New OS XPected To Be Biggest Seller Ever

IDC predicts sales of Windows XP to top any version of Windows.


MCP Exam Fees Covered for Vets

Microsoft recently announced that veterans can now use their Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits to cover MCP exam fees.


What's the Rush?

Testing centers prepared for year-end onslaught of 70-240 Win2K Accelerated exam takers.


A Knowledge Base Protest

Grassroots effort under way to persuade Microsoft to bring back KnowledgeBase service.


Distinguishing Windows 2000 MCSE Early Adopters

Are you a card-carrying Windows 2000 MCSE? If you achieve the title before Oct. 31, 2001, you very well may be one.


CompTIA To Start IT Apprenticeship Program

U.S. Department of Labor grants $550K to CompTIA to develop apprenticeship program for entry-level IT professionals.


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