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. Windows Server 2003 Application Reliability

    278 KB Microsoft Word file - discusses the ways in which Windows Server 2003 is enhanced to promote maximum reliability and around-the-clock availability. It outlines the features that allow administrators to proactively manage processes to prevent server downtime. It describes failover services and clustering technologies that help maximize uptime, along with network load balancing and Server Cluster, which combine to... Read More

  2. TechNet Webcast: Windows Server 2003 Group Policy Essentials - Level 200

    In this session you'll learn just what Group Policy is, and how you can deploy it correctly. Join this webcast to hear Active Directory and Group Policy guru Jeremy Moskowitz (from and author of the recently overhauled “Group Policy, Profiles and Intellimirror for Windows 2003, Windows 2000 and Windows XP” teach you the ropes. Learn how to modify Group... Read More

  3. TechNet Webcast: Best Practices for Planning Your Migration to Microsoft Exchange 2003

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  4. Introduction to Shadow Copies of Shared Folders

    243 K Word doc - Shadow Copies of Shared Folders helps alleviate data loss by creating shadow copies of files or folders that are stored on network file shares at predetermined time intervals. A shadow copy is essentially a previous version of the file or folder at a specific point in time... Read More

  5. TechNet Webcast: Windows Server 2003 Delta: What's New and What's Changed?

    81 minutes - Don Jones, co-author of "Windows Server 2003 Delta Guide" and creator of the "Delta Guide" series explores the most significant and oft-overlooked new and changed features in Microsoft's latest server OS. Come find out what's new, and how it will affect your IT environment!... Read More

  6. MSDN Webcast: Windows Server 2003 Internet Explorer Security Setting Functionality

    36 minutes - look at the changes made to Internet Explorer in Windows Server 2003 and how these changes will affect the ISV or developer when developing applications. This short webcast will cover the background of why the default settings for Internet Explorer will be set at the highest level of security, how the user's experience will be affected and... Read More

  7. Upgrading from Windows 2000 Server to Windows Server 2003

    243 KB Microsoft Word file - This white paper provides an overview of the upgrade process and outlines some of the basic decisions to consider—whether you are upgrading an existing system, performing a new installation, or carrying out a migration... Read More

  8. Microsoft Windows Clustering: Storage Area Networks

    655 KB Microsoft Word file - This document describes what storage area networks (SAN) are, how server clusters can be deployed in a SAN, and how the Windows platform, and Windows clustering in particular, take advantage of SAN technology... Read More

  9. Inside IIS 6.0 and Windows Server 2003

    78 minutes - you will learn how to fully leverage the new reliability and management features in IIS 6.0. We’ll also explore IIS 5.0 compatibility mode and configure a poorly behaved unmanaged C++ ISAPI web application to automatically recycle to maintain availability while it is rewritten in managed code. We’ll learn how to programmatically modify the XML Metabase or recover... Read More

  10. TechNet Webcast: What’s New in Scripting for Windows 2003?

    77 mins - the Microsoft Scripting Guys provide a preview of coming scripting attractions, including such things as: new WMI classes, methods, and properties; the ability to monitor performance; the ability to manage Terminal Server; and the ability to set security on anything and everything from files to folders to registry keys... Read More

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