02/01/2000

February 2000 - Figuring Out Win2K's MMC

Microsoft Management Console -- what's missing and what works. Plus, preparing for an SMS 2.0 install.


In-Depth

CompTIA's latest vendor-neutral certification proves your knowledge of Internet applications.

Tackle the iNet+ Test

CompTIA's latest vendor-neutral certification proves your knowledge of Internet applications.


Figuring Out the Pieces of Microsoft Management Console

Microsoft set a lofty goal of creating a consistent interface to help you manage a variety of network tasks. MMC takes us partway there; here's what works— and which pieces still are missing.


Survive Chaos

How one company applies its understanding of the psychological issues surrounding troubleshooting to make it an efficient and painless process.


Systems Engineering: A Simple Plan for SMS

Preparing an SMS 2.0 installation requires people, training, data-gathering, design, and testing. Here's an approach to guide you through the entire effort.


White-Coat Computer Science

Those who test products and changes before rolling them into production stand a higher chance of continued employment. Use that technical version of Darwin’s natural selection to your advantage.


SMS Planning Chart


News

SUS Gets a Service Pack Upgrade

Microsoft’s Software Update Services has added a critical piece of functionality that promises to make it much more useful in the enterprise—the ability to install service packs.


Protect Yourself from Lost Passwords

ElcomSoft reliably recovers ZIP passwords.


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