In-Depth Features

Antiviral Scanners

This is Roberta; are you working?

MOM is still Watching You

It takes a powerful server to watch over an entire network. Is Microsoft Operations Manager up to the task?

Tough Training -- Boot Camp-style

Going to a boot camp is one way to get Windows 2000-certified. But is that the best way? An MCP Magazine editor does the computer equivalent of Parris Island and reports from the front lines.

Choosing the Right Backup Tape

With the drop in hard drive prices, many system administrators are faced with more data to back up than before.

Administrators, Start Your Backup Engines ...

The latest in backup software handles the complexity of Windows 2000.

Extreme Education

If you're going to put out the time and money to take a technical course, make sure you do the learning job right.

IT Schools: Readers Weigh In

Readers speak up to tell us about their training experiences—the good and the bad.

Delegate! Passing Administrative Control with Active Directory

One of Active Directory’s coolest features is the ability to delegate administration in an extremely granular way. This guide shows you how.

Vets in Training

Schools, training centers, and other organizations are working with the VA to help U.S. veterans get the necessary tools you need to become active in the IT workforce.

Planetary Domain

This manufacturing company is seeing its operations spread out around the planet and using Windows 2000 to tie it all together.

Charting a New Course

Converting this college campus to a Windows 2000 network has definitely been a learning experience.

Amazing Stories

If your company's considering a migration or upgrade from Windows NT 4.0 to 2000, these true tales of woe and triumph will help you make the journey fearlessly.

Duel to the Death

This health system's organization had its migration strategy all mapped out. But then reality intervened, causing a major course-change.

Troubleshoot Group Policy

These tricks and tools will help you seek out and destroy problem policies.

How Secure is Your Network?

Seven network scanners test your security before the crackers do.

Resurrection, Step by Step

Don't let a blue screen stop you. Here's a guide to get your server back online quickly.

Incoming Wounded

The work of risk analysis—evaluating security threats, alerts and all-out panic attacks—is vital to keeping your network safe and sound and you sane.

Risky Business

The work of risk analysis—evaluating security threats, alerts and all-out panic attacks—is vital to keeping your network safe and sound and you sane.

Measuring Up MCPs

Anne Marie McSweeney, director of certification and skills assessment group at Microsoft, spoke to editors from Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine and during Fusion, the company's partner conference, which took place in Anaheim, California in July 2001.

Resurrection from the Blue Screen of Death

In an ideal IT world, restoring data to a new server from a dead one wouldn't be a problem: Just rebuild the data and apps from your backup. Welcome to the less-than-perfect world of IT.

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