04/01/2000

April 2000 - Best and Worst of Windows 2000

Plus, using COM+ to speed up servers; tips for preparing for the Visual FoxPro 6.0 exams; Roberta Braggs's security favorites.


In-Depth

The Best & Worst of Windows 2000

The AD Revolution


Systems Engineering: COM+, The Secret to High-Performance Application Servers

An understanding of COM+ will help you troubleshoot and resolve application problems.


Book Reviews

Serving Up Terminal Server Edition

A book that encapsulates what you need to know for administering Terminal Server and Citrix MetaFrame.


Active Directory Exposed

A prerequisite read for anyone planning an AD implementation.


A Tech-Head's Take on Scripting

What if you read this book and don't need Chris's column on scripting anymore?


Smart Exchange

The wisdom captured in this messaging book required time, experience, and service packs.


Exam Reviews

Distributed FoxPro

This exam expects you—rightfully so—to be able to pick out the business requirements and their associated components in a logical model.


Programming Perfection

Outfoxing the Visual FoxPro 6.0 Desktop Exam requires razor-sharp programming skills and the ability to design efficient and scalable solutions.


Product Reviews

Panda Scans the Net

Panda Software's Global Virus Protection 6.0 offers local and Internet protection.


Network Card with a Brain

New Etherlink card saves CPU cycles.


Unclog Your Network

Want your network traffic to flow fast, furious and unfettered? If so, check out these Quality of Service and bandwidth management tools.


Within the Walls of the Citadel

WinShield and NetOff protect your network from the inside.


Plug and Play & Remote Site Backup

ATL LanVault makes protecting data simple.


Taking Shortcuts that Count

NT Service Account Manager 2.0 offers relief for those admin tasks that you might classify under "repetitive and boring."


Fax Magic


Remote Control via Browser

RemotelyAnywhere controls Windows NT and Windows 2000 via HTTP.


Track the Software Lifecycle

DevTrack 3.5 and ServiceWise 1.1 integrate development with technical support.


@Microsoft

We listened to our customers, our service partners, the MCP community, and vendors. We're confident that this attention will pay off for everyone.

Betting Big on Windows 2000

We listened to our customers, our service partners, the MCP community, and vendors. We're confident that this attention will pay off for everyone.


Call Me Certifiable

Don't let the joys of telecommuting blind you to the perils.

Time to Redecorate!

Don't let the joys of telecommuting blind you to the perils.


Drill Down

The first book on Windows 2000 certification is out -- and, in spite of its early arrival, it does a decent job of sparking your preparation efforts.

Certification Jumpstart

The first book on Windows 2000 certification is out -- and, in spite of its early arrival, it does a decent job of sparking your preparation efforts.


Editor's Desk

As MCP Magazine is learning, change can expose you to some unexpected challenges.

The Ouch Factor

As MCP Magazine is learning, change can expose you to some unexpected challenges.


Mr. Script

Objects, Part III. Ready to use some built-in Windows components to speed up routine tasks? Try these.

Component-Based Administration

Objects, Part III. Ready to use some built-in Windows components to speed up routine tasks? Try these.


Professionally Speaking

Advice on becoming a true professional.

Can a Classroom Produce a Solid MCSE?

Advice on becoming a true professional.


Security Advisor

When we asked Roberta to provide a list of the best Web sites for security information, she cleaned out her Favorites folder and rediscovered a few old friends.

My Security Favorites

When we asked Roberta to provide a list of the best Web sites for security information, she cleaned out her Favorites folder and rediscovered a few old friends.


Windows Foundation

Gaining a solid understanding of directory services in general and Active Directory specifically will help in your efforts to work with Windows 2000.

A Directories Primer

Gaining a solid understanding of directory services in general and Active Directory specifically will help in your efforts to work with Windows 2000.


Windows Insider

Integrating the directories of various operating systems isn't a simple matter. Michael lays out the challenge.

Meta-Directory Mindset

Integrating the directories of various operating systems isn't a simple matter. Michael lays out the challenge.


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