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Last Updated on 3 Sept. 2015, Total: 1361 Articles and Tutorials

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  1. Windows XP SP2 New Security Features Review

    Visual review of the new security features Microsoft is planning for Windows XP Service Pack 2. This article focuses on my experience with installing the current Beta v.2082 of SP2 so things may change by the time of release. I do not go over Internet Explorer changes in this article since they deserve a separate article... Read More

  2. DNS Stub Zones in Windows Server 2003

    We would like to extend a warm welcome to Microsoft expert Mitch Tulloch as he presents his first article to the WindowsNetworking.com community. In this article we'll learn about stub zones, a new feature of DNS in Windows Server 2003. Stub zones can help reduce the amount of DNS traffic on your network by streamlining name resolution and zone replication... Read More

  3. Installing DNS On Windows 2003

    This tutorial will cover the installation of DNS on a Windows 2003 system. By reading through this tutorial you will learn about caveats that need to be noted when installing one of the most important services on a Windows network... Read More

  4. Windows 2003 Performance Monitor

    This article will focus on how the Windows 2003 performance monitor utility can be used to monitor the performance of your network. Apart from this, we will also take a look at why it should be used as well as an introduction to this tool that gives you a background of what is involved... Read More

  5. Windows 2003 Terminal Services (Part 2)

    Welcome to part two of my Windows 2003 terminal services article. This section will be of interest to terminal server administrators and clients. It includes a step-by-step guide of how to logon to a terminal server, troubleshooting common logon problems, and a tips section... Read More

  6. Windows 2003 Terminal Services (Part 1)

    Terminal Services, known to some as an Admin’s best friend, uses RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol), relies on TCP/IP, and falls under the application layer of the ISO 7-layer model. It has been improved by offering more features, greater reliability and scalability in Windows 2003... Read More

  7. Choosing a Firewall

    In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the factors you should consider when buying a firewall, features available on some of the most popular offerings, and how to compare the real cost of each (hint: the initial purchase price is only a starting point)... Read More

  8. Setting up & managing a file server in Windows 2003

    A file server is a computer responsible for the storage and management of data in a central location. Network clients can access these files, therefore saving them from having to physically transfer data from one computer to another. Users are able to access files and applications at the same time. This will serve as a step-by-step guide on how to... Read More

  9. Setting up a DHCP server in Windows 2003

    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is an IP standard designed to reduce the complexity of administering IP address configurations. - Microsoft's definition. A DHCP server would be set up with the appropriate settings for a given network. Such settings would include a set of fundamental parameters such as the gateway, DNS, subnet masks, and a range of IP addresses. Using... Read More

  10. Setting up a client based VPN connection via PPTP

    A VPN (or Virtual Private Connection) allows the connectivity of remote users to the organizational network. By means of a secure, encrypted "tunnel" to the private network, a user is able to dial into a server and become a member of that network, as if that user was directly linked to the network itself... Read More

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