05/01/2001

May 2001 - Mission Interoperate: Windows 2000 and Unix

Make Windows play nice with NetWare and Unix; migrate from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000; automate Outlook.


In-Depth

Return to Sender

When moving subnets from Unix JOIN to Win2K DHCP, this admin got a crash course on the intricacies of IP addressing and the pure beauty of the superscope.


Mix It Up with NetWare

Naturally, Microsoft wants to woo your company away from its reliance on NDS. Windows Services for NetWare is crucial to that goal. Here’s how it works.


Mission Interoperate: Windows 2000 and Unix

Administering two platforms is tough. Microsoft Services for Unix 2.0 provides a practical set of tools for making sure Windows and Unix users get along—and that your job gets easier.


Oracle and Microsoft Working Together a la COM+

Here's how one company's consultants used COM+ and MTS to scale its Oracle database to be available via the Web.


Book Reviews

Collective Road Map

If you're looking for a solid guide down the certification path, Osborne McGraw-Hill's MCSE Windows 2000 Study Guide collection is a step in the right direction.


Exam Reviews

Virtual Lockdown

Microsoft’s ISA Server Enterprise exam tests your knowledge of security, policy-setting and troubleshooting—and your ability to read carefully.


Product Reviews

InstallShield Developer 8 Gets Inside Visual Studio

A new version of this venerable installer suite adds full integration with the VS.NET IDE and redistribution support.


Vacating Viruses from the Enterprise Space

Trend Micro’s OfficeScan Corporate Edition offers scalable, centrally controlled antivirus protection.


@Microsoft

One-Point Integration

BizTalk Server 2000 takes on the challenge of integrating your business’s complex enterprise application and B2B processes.


Call Me Certifiable

The Case for XP

Convincing the powers that be to upgrade to Microsoft’s newest OS can prove tougher than getting rid of your XFL season tickets.


Editor's Desk

The Platform


Mr. Script

Outlook Automation with OLE

Via your scripts, you can add Contacts, Journal and Calendar entries with ease. No bull.


Security Advisor

Voodoo Exchange

Moving to Exchange 2000 offers a valuable opportunity for jumpers and their more methodological counterparts to learn that permissions define possibilities and practicalities.


Windows Foundation

Group Policy Part 3

Group Policy is all about being efficient. Here's how to get there by setting up users' Windows Setting with Administrative Templates.


Windows Insider

Keeping Time in Windows 2000

The Windows Time Synchronization service ensures that all your machines stay—tick for tock—on the same clock.


News

NETDEPLOY GLOBAL 5.5 Manages Software Distribution

Upgrade adds SmartPull Distributor feature.


He Said, She Said

Got poor Windows 2000 training? One group considers filing suit.


Microsoft Releases Security Updates

Two new security updates for Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server.


Microsoft Releases AD Client Extension

Microsoft has developed an extension for Windows NT 4.0 that allows this platform to take advantage of Windows 2000 Active Directory (AD) features.


New Win2K Titles from O’Reilly

O'Reilly adds Win2K admin book, exam book covering core and design tests.


Monitoring ISA Server 2000

New version of Heroix RoboMon incorporates support for ISA Server 2000.


New Rev of SMS Previewed

Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 also introduced.


Microsoft Press Commerce Server Resource Kit, Migrating Exam Tomes

New title available for Migrating Exam; resource kit tools for Commerce Server 2000


Recovering From Disaster

DuoCor Sytem Guardian/XC 2000 centralizes backup administration.


Microsoft Unleashes Exchange 2000 Eval Versions

Newest messaging server available for download as evaluation kit.


Server Consolidation Solution Upgraded

Secure Copy 3.0 adds Microsoft Clustering support.


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