May 2004 - DNS Errors That Can Kill Your Network
Windows 2003 Migrations; Securing a Thin Client Network; Readers Review Exchange 2003; more
DNS is the foundation the house of Active Directory is built upon. If DNS doesn’t work, neither will your Windows network. Here are the 10 most common DNS errors—and how you can avoid them.
This business owner’s thin-client Windows network was impregnable. Or so he thought, until he met Bob…
In an entirely new approach to product reviews, 13 loyal MCP Magazine readers detail their experiences running Exchange 2003 in production environments.
The Windows Server 2003 rollout is rapid, according to a new survey. Key drivers are security, Active Directory and Exchange 2003.
Five tools that promise to speed and ease Windows 2003 file and print migrations. Which one is the very best?
FSLogic Protect 1.0 supports multiple personalities.
Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Services and Undelete 4.0 are a potent one-two punch.
Microsoft’s newest collaboration tool.
Managing and sharing documents the Microsoft way.
Ecora automates Windows and Unix patch management.
Executive Software's Diskeeper 8.0 can restore speed lost to scattered files.
KerbTray helped this reader figure out what was making his Exchange server sick.
Reader has Exchange upgrade problems; plus, update on Exchange memory optimization problem.
Microsoft's password complexity filter: what's wrong with it and why you might need something better.
Call Me Certifiable
Maturity in management comes at different stages.
You can give ordinary users NT and WMI administrative rights for routine tasks—to a degree.
These networks aren’t well known by many, yet they’re responsible for controlling much in our lives. And they’re not very secure.
Having this information at your finger tips will let you switch from one OS's help to any other.
Tips and Tricks
MBSA offers much more than updates to your network.
Windows Tip Sheet
It's hip, it's cool, it's virtual computing. Well, it's cool for geeks, anyways.
Prevent Internet Information Server from being installed automatically.
Revamped secure area of Web site contains updated benefits.
Get online training for secure networking and application development; limited time availability.
Are spammers mostly misunderstood individuals who are providing a valuable service?
Microsoft agrees to pay out $2 billion to Sun in landmark agreement.
Update from Microsoft Management Summit in March.
Dramatic update to software updating services
Pearson VUE is offering a free re-take on select MCP exams to anyone who fails an exam between April 30 and June 30.
In an interview from MCP Radio, Editor Michael Domingo interviewed Anton Zajac, president of Eset Software about his company's antivirus offerings.