January 2003 - Microsoft's Plans for the Future
IPv6; Group Policy Management; Groupwise-to-Exchange Migration; Software, Hardware Reviews Galore; more.
Not too long ago, there were real fears that we’d run out of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for our networks. That’s not likely to happen with IPv6.
Figuring out what group policies apply to an object on your Windows 2000 network can be a painstaking process; but Windows .NET’s Resultant Set of Policies feature promises simplification.
If you’re planning on migrating users from GroupWise to Exchange, consider the Exchange Migration Wizard as a free alternative to expensive third-party options.
Microsoft rules when it comes to monitoring conditions in tech. Yet, to surf the same waters, you need to read wave action—and Microsoft’s next moves—accurately, too.
Configuring MetaFrame XP For Windows is chockfull of real-world information.
This exam measures your abilities with baseline security, service packs and updates, securing communication channels, authentication and more.
Project management, .NET-style.
Smoothing the lines between Visual Studio and Oracle.
Load test your projects under near-realistic conditions.
The mother of all Visual Studio code libraries.
Here's a way to recode objects in many ways without losing your place.
Analytics simplified and cubed.
Scale up your efforts to debug and monitor enterprise projects.
Panda Antivirus Enterprise Suite keeps those viruses at bay.
RouterSim's MCSE WindowSim can help you pump up your IT muscles.
Transcender's TransTrainer provides a worthy alternative to busy professionals.
Active Administrator simplifies Group Policy management.
Automate tasks with OpalisRobot 4.04.
Call Me Certifiable
In which Ms. Pea takes a break from Redmond-bashing.
DBA vs. programmer; thumbs down on the new look; one-page résumés.
Wyse Winterm can help you shed those extra pounds.
Is Microsoft making the right decisions with its cert program in regards to .NET? Well, consider how other companies change their exams to address a significant technology shift.
What better way to kick off a new year than with a cool new tool?
Job termination may seem like the end of the world, but it's not. To get you back on track, step back and assess what went wrong.
Microsoft is touting its next-generation secure computing infrastructure as a giant leap for mankind. Not everyone agrees.
Now that you have an idea what SharePoint Portal Server can do, here's how to implement it and get users into collaboration mode.
Installing a server is usually boring and time-consuming. Using scripts may not alleviate the boredom, but it will free you up for more interesting tasks.
Microsoft on Wednesday will release Exam 70-214, Implementing Security. The exam is an elective for the the MCSE on Windows 2000 and MCSA on Windows 2000 tracks.
The general release of Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 has been pushed back until at least April and could easily slip past that timeframe.
The influx of “paper MCSEs” has led many to call for some type of hands-on testing component. The Field Certified Professional Association tries to address that.