June 2002 - Remote Control Freak!

Run your network from anywhere with these tools. Plus, software distribution; licensing tools, Visual Basic .NET exam reviewed; PKI, tips for documenting your network, more.


The Xbox Files

Is Microsoft's wonder toy the next step in the evolution of the PC?

Remote Operator

Windows 2000 offers a number of ways to manage your servers and user applications when you aren’t, or can’t be, physically present. Come along for a guided tour, including a peek into the .NET future.

Smart Software Distribution

SMS packages are notorious bandwidth hogs. This unique four-step method overcomes the main drawbacks you face in using SMS for software distribution.

Canaveral iQ: Low-Cost Solution

Just need a few redundant servers, some shared apps and a quick, inexpensive setup? Check out New Moon Systems.

Server Management in Your Pocket

Three tools extend remote administration to the PocketPC.

License, Please

Staying on top of your organization’s software licenses will keep you gainfully employed and out of court.

MetaFrame: Enterprise-Class Remote Administration

If Windows 2000 doesn't scale well enough for your enterprise, consider solutions from the company that originated multi-user Windows technology.


Security Exam Under Development

Beta testing for new MCSA/MCSE elective expected in November.

Two More .NET Developer Exams Get Beta Tested Next Week

MCAD.NET/MCSD.NET tracks pick up speed as Web versions of the VB .NET, Visual C# .NET exams get scrutinized by testers.

MCP Decade: Prize Winners

Last month, in celebration of Microsoft's MCP program's decade milestone, we ran a contest giveaway.

Windows .NET Server Exams: Spring or Summer 2003?

The release date for the exams is "more an issue of semantics than hard deadlines" says Microsoft; exam releases will be dictated by the software's ship date.

MCSD.NET Exams Finally Debut

MCAD.NET/MCSD.NET candidates can begin the process toward obtaining the new .NET developer certifications. Just released: exam 70-306 and exam 70-316.

Quest Ships Spotlight on Active Directory 3.0

Quest Software chose the recent Microsoft Management Summit to announce shipment of the latest update to its Spotlight on Active Directory product.

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