10/01/2001

October 2001 - Amazing Stories: Win2K Migration, Upgrade Tales of Woe and Triumph

Plus: Group Policy troubleshooting; setting up Active Directory permissions; 70-210 exam tips and tricks; tackling the 70-217 AD exam.


In-Depth

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.


News

Microsoft Rescinds Retirement of NT 4.0 MCSE Track (Original Post, with Comments)

In a significant announcement made late Wednesday, Microsoft is no longer retiring the certifications of those who obtained their MCSE title under the NT 4.0 track.


UPDATE: Microsoft Rescinds Retirement of NT 4.0 MCSE Track

In a significant announcement made late Wednesday, Microsoft is no longer retiring the certifications of those who obtained their MCSE title under the NT 4.0 track.


Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator Officially Unveiled

Certification aimed at identifying specific job skills of systems administrators finally unveiled, to no surprise. However, CompTIA's exams play a big part.


CompTIA Settles Suit with Cheet-Sheets.com

Association reaches settlement on copyright, trademark infringement lawsuit filed against Keen; other vendors keeping eyes on suit, pondering similar action.


Microsoft Launches Security Initiative

According to ENTmag.com, Microsoft Corp. this week launched an initiative to make Windows more secure.


MCT 2002 Program Launched Oct. 1

MCTs who plan to retain their titles into the next year must now meet the program's annual renewal requirements.


Free 70-240 Voucher Offer Ends Nov. 1

MCSE candidates who want to take the quick path to MCSE Windows 2000 recertification have less than a month to order the free voucher for the 70-240 Windows 2000 Accelerated exam.


Microsoft Retires Windows NT 4.0 Server

ENTmag.com reports that Microsoft Corp. has officially retired the Windows NT 4.0 Server operating system this week.


Missing Something?

By excluding Java Virtual Machine in Windows XP, Microsoft puts users in the middle of its playground war.


The Yuck Factor

IT cop? South Carolina passed legislation that might add this role to your job description.


Exam Updates

More than a year after Microsoft began releasing its first batch of Windows 2000 exams, the company has begun sharing details about the number of Win2K exams it has issued.


Digital TechCorp May Bridge Gap Between Public and Private IT

Congressman Tom Davis behind legislation to swap public and private sector IT pros.


Is the Worst Over for IT Hiring?

Are you a dot-com casualty? IT refugee? Newly minted MCSE entering the job market? If so, your employment outlook may not be quite as bleak as it was just a few months ago.


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