Admin Tips

Last Updated on 19 July 2011, Total: 361 Knowledge Base Tips

37 Active Directory
76 Admin
9 Applications
4 Exchange
11 Migration
66 Miscellaneous
62 Network
77 Security
12 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
7 Virtual Platforms
  1. MSDN Webcast: Using Authorization Manager on Windows Server 2003

    83 mins - In this advanced session, we will learn how to leverage the Authorization Manager API that’s built into Windows Server 2003 to control access to resources and limit the tasks that a user can perform. We’ll write code to perform dynamic access checks on specific tasks. We’ll compare and contrast controlling authorization via a custom-built SQL scheme and... Read More

  2. Technical Overview of Windows Server 2003 Active Directory

    250 KB Microsoft Word file : The Windows Server 2003 family makes Active Directory easier to manage, easing migration and deployment... Read More

  3. Simplifying Infrastructure Complexity with Windows Distributed File System

    474 K Word doc - With DFS, administrators can create simplified views of folders and files, that is, a virtual organization called a namespace, regardless of where those files physically reside in a network... Read More

  4. TechNet Webcast: Enterprise Reporting using Crystal Enterprise 9 and Windows Server 2003

    82 minutes - you will see how Crystal Enterprise 9 can provide enterprise reporting, analysis and information delivery your organization is looking for. Optimized for enterprise reliability and scalability running on Windows Server 2003, Crystal Enterprise 9 can provide employees across the enterprise with immediate and secure access to up-to-date information. Crystal Decisions solutions enable you to leverage your investments... Read More

  5. TechNet Webcast: Introduction to Windows Server 2003

    72 mins - introduces the new features of Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 and shows how they can be used to streamline administration, speed deployment, and resolve issues with past Windows network deployments. The broad range of topics includes Active Directory®, IIS 6.0, and scalability... Read More

  6. TechNet Webcast: Windows Server 2003 Maintenance Best Practices

    70 mins - This session will uncover ways to make maintenance best practices become common place in an environment and alleviate many of the common firefighting pitfalls... Read More

  7. Windows Server 2003 Server Cluster Architecture

    747 KB Microsoft Word file - This white paper focuses on the architecture and features of server clusters and covers terminology, concepts, design goals, key components, and planned future directions... Read More

  8. Improving Availability and Reliability with Microsoft Reliability Service

    135 KB Microsoft Word file - This white paper introduces the Microsoft® Reliability Service (MRS), a Web–based service that gives customers the ability to track and improve the availability of their operating system and major applications. With MRS, customers can identify causes for unplanned downtime and take preemptive actions to decrease downtime in the future. This paper describes how MRS... Read More

  9. Quorums in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Clusters

    395 KB Microsoft Word file - This document provides a basic explanation of the two types of quorums available in Microsoft Windows server clusters... Read More

  10. Upgrading from Windows NT Server 4.0 to Windows Server 2003

    288 KB Microsoft Word file - white paper describes how any organization currently running Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 can benefit from upgrading to the Windows Server 2003 family of operating systems. Included in this document is an overview of the upgrade process as well as information on some of the basic decisions you will need to make during the... Read More

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