May 2002 - Two Technologies, One Mission: Windows DNS and BIND can work together
Plus: A decade of certification; Exchange management tools; Commerce Server 2000 Exam reviewed; Windows XP security; Active Directory schema; rapid application development
A third-party newsletter featuring small business networking news on Microsoft Small Business Server, bCentral and Windows XP peer-to-peer solutions.
Manage, monitor, and more—for a price
Microsoft’s MCP program turns 10 this spring and, my, how it’s grown!
Although BIND is still the DNS champ, Windows 2000 DNS is becoming more popular. But what do you do when you need to have both on your network? An interop pro shares how to make it happen—step by step.
What to do when you hear others earn more than you.
Just what does the ol' crystal ball say about the next decade?
Missing T-SQL coverage mars an otherwise thorough reference
A good reference for protecting your network and passing the exam.
A handy starter reference that's not for the pro
All your Group Policy information in one place
This new test promises to stretch your abilities with development tools, the operating system, database management and customer service.
FileRestore works across the board
Ecora Config Auditor for Exchange provides details of your Exchange configuration, and changes thereto.
Managing mailboxes and users can be a chore in large organizations—ExMS makes it easier and almost automatic.
Synchronizing on the fly made easy.
SecureShell is an implementation of SSH for Windows
Want to know what's happening on your Exchange server? Spotlight will show you.
ecKnowledge provides information for the Enterprise
Complete soup-to-nuts management of your enterprise in a box
Exchange Migration Wizard makes the move to Exchange 2000 and Active Directory gradual and relatively painless.
NetIQ's DRA and ExA provide comprehensive administration of all facets of Exchange 5.5, 2000 and Windows domains and computers.
AVStripper adds another layer of protection for your network
Enterprise Directory Manager provides two great interfaces and plenty of configurability to ensure business rules for directory management are enforced.
Call Me Certifiable
Or, don’t look back—something might be gaining on you.
Blocking e-mail attachments, boot camp training, and MCSA early achievers.
10 years later: Where we are and where we go from here.
Be the King of the Castle by executing tasks from the comfort of your own throne.
Suspicious of XP’s security features? As you spend quality time together, you’ll get to see its good points—maybe even become friends.
Getting a handle on the invisible part of your network—the protocols that are in use—can be of enormous value in helping you detect problems.
The Schema controls how Active Directory operates. Here’s how it works and what’s new in Windows .NET.
Plus news from ARMTech, FAST Datasearch, LiveVault, and Transcender
Per-CPU licensing, electronic updates added to latest version. Plus news from Legato, Raxco, Remotely Anywhere, and SureSync
Suite now has new diagnostics module for protection, repair and change analysis. Plus news from Winternals, InstallShield, Mice & Men, Trend Micro, O&O, NetOp, and Precise/SiteStor
Exam item writers to be given time to test Windows.NET Server in real-world, says Microsoft.
Microsoft prepares to ship new version midsummer. Plus, news from Compuware, UltraBac, CBTVision, CommVault, Sybari Software and Security Bastion
Microsoft slates two more MCAD/MCSD core exams for beta testing in July.
The final gold medal awarded at the Salt Lake City Olympics goes to the SchlumbergerSema staff that handled the IT infrastructure. And, unlike figure skating, there’s no controversy.
Results show that three-quarters of respondents have at least one server running Win2K.
In little more than a month, more than 4,000 people had already attained Microsoft’s newest certification, the Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA).