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Last Updated on 19 May 2016, Total: 1433 Articles and Tutorials

75 Cloud Computing
88 Common for all OSes
42 Dial up, ICS, RAS, ADSL
287 General Networking
4 Interviews
48 Network Protocols
86 Network Troubleshooting
39 Product Reviews
10 VoIP
9 Windows 10
32 Windows 2000
93 Windows 2003
116 Windows 7
10 Windows 8
20 Windows 95/98/ME
29 Windows NT 4
135 Windows Server 2008
150 Windows Server 2012
59 Windows Vista
57 Windows XP
44 Wireless Networking
  1. Making The Transition From SUS to WUS

    Although the Windows Update Service (WUS) is still in beta testing, WUS is an important software release and it’s worth looking at now. In this article, I will explain how to implement WUS and have it co-exist with your existing SUS deployment. I will then explain how you can begin testing WUS and make the transition once WUS is finally... Read More

  2. Terminal Services Group Policy

    This article looks at how you can use Group Policy to manage Terminal Services environments in Windows Server 2003. The article summarizes the various policies available and focuses on some key policies to configure... Read More

  3. A First Look At Microsoft’s Istanbul

    Istanbul has long been the code name for Microsoft’s next client for Live Communications Server. Just a couple of days ago, Microsoft announced that the official name for Istanbul will be Microsoft Office Communicator 2005. In this article, I will take a look at this new product... Read More

  4. Managing Active Directory FSMO Roles

    This article explains the function of Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) roles in Active Directory and outlines best practices for implementing and managing these roles on a Windows Server 2003-based network... Read More

  5. Performing Resultant Set of Policy Queries with the GPRESULT Tool

    The hierarchical nature of group policies can make troubleshooting group policy related issues very cumbersome, especially on unfamiliar networks. One way to greatly simplify the troubleshooting process is to use Windows XP’s GPRESULT tool. In this article, I will introduce you to this tool and show you how to use it... Read More

  6. Upgrading Windows NT/2000 to Windows 2003 (Part 1)

    This article covers the upgrading caveats that need to be considered when upgrading from Windows NT and Windows 2000 Network environments to Windows 2003. Issues encountered during installation and understanding the importance of the minimum requirements prescribed for installing the software, understanding the fundamentals described below will resolve and reduce problems that are usually encountered... Read More

  7. What I'm Reading These Days (Part 2)

    Here are five recent titles from O’Reilly that I’ve had a chance to look through and can recommend for your reading... Read More

  8. Profile and Folder Redirection In Windows Server 2003

    Assigning roaming profiles to users can greatly reduce your day to day workload. However, implementing roaming profiles can become a nightmare unless you know how to avoid the performance problems associated with them. In this article I will discuss the advantages and the common pitfalls associated with roaming profiles... Read More

  9. Overview of Terminal Services

    This article presents a high-level overview of Terminal Services technologies on Microsoft Windows platforms. Topics covered include a brief history of Terminal Services, its usefulness in enterprise environments, solutions from Microsoft and Citrix, and some special challenges for deploying and using Terminal Services... Read More

  10. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Its Functions

    This article will cover a quite illusive protocol known as the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), employed by the Real Time Communications (RTC) Server is a Microsoft approach in providing instant messaging (IM) and videoconferencing on both a business and informal level. In order to understand the workings of the RTC Server it is necessary to acquire knowledge of the Server’s... Read More

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