Admin Tips

Last Updated on 25 Aug. 2008, Total: 280 Knowledge Base Tips

13 Active Directory 25 Aug. 2008
3 Administrator 20 April 2004
13 Applications 20 April 2004
19 DHCP and DNS 20 April 2006
12 Domain 20 April 2004
16 Email 20 April 2004
9 Event log 20 April 2004
15 Exchange 28 April 2005
11 File Systems 18 March 2005
12 IIS 20 April 2004
10 Installation 27 Oct. 2004
8 Migration 20 April 2004
29 Miscellaneous 28 Sept. 2006
29 Network 23 Nov. 2004
7 Replication 20 April 2004
13 RFCs 20 April 2004
26 Security 3 May 2005
25 TroubleShooting 21 April 2005
8 Updates 20 April 2004
1 Virtual Platforms 13 Nov. 2007
  1. Ensuring DHCP Server Availability

    Forget the 80/20 rule for DHCP server availability and use 50/50 instead... Read More

  2. Disk Quota Tricks

    Want a quick hard-copy report of quota usage on a volume?... Read More

  3. Mount/Dismount/Delete a Mailbox Store from the Command Line

    This is a VBScript which I wrote. It allows you to mount/dismount/delete a store at the command line, so you can do an offline defrag, etc... Read More

  4. Still More Disk Quota "Gotchas"

    Understanding the default quota notification time interval can help you interpret disk quota Event log messages... Read More

  5. More Disk Quota "Gotchas"

    Users need to know how the Recycle Bin applies to quota-enabled volumes... Read More

  6. Disk Quota "Gotchas"

    Some things to watch out for when configuring disk quotas on Windows servers... Read More

  7. Foreign characters appear as question marks when sent from OWA

    Exchange 2003 supports OWA interface in different languages. When using Internet Explorer 5 and above, the Language settings of Internet Explorer is sent to the OWA server which is turn changes the OWA interface to the matching language... Read More

  8. Remove Administrative Shares

    Windows creates hidden Administrative Shares at the root of each drive and to the system root folder to allow administrators to remotely access the data. If a server or workstation will not be administered remotely or has no need for the Administrative Shares though, they should be removed so that they don't provide a potential attack vector for a hacker... Read More

  9. Windows 2000 ERD and Recovery Console

  10. Enable Security Event Logging

    Installing an alarm system on your home or car can be an effective way of at least being alerted when some sort of intrusion has been attempted. Of course, they don't work very well when they aren't enabled. Windows XP comes with the means to detect and log security events so that you can monitor and respond to intrusions or... Read More

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