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. 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

  2. Building in Security for Applications in Windows Server 2003

    388 KB Microsoft Word file - This white paper outlines how the flexible, out-of-the-box security technologies in Windows Server 2003 and the .NET Framework can help prevent malicious code from breaching a corporate firewall. It also offers suggestions for making programs of all kinds more secure and easier to manage... Read More

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

    101 minutes... Read More

  4. 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

  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. Migrating Windows NT Server 4.0 Domains to Windows Server 2003 Active Directory3

    309 KB Microsoft Word file... Read More

  7. Technical Overview of Windows Server 2003 File Services

    1.1M Word doc - discusses improvements in Windows Server 2003 File Services, with an emphasis on core infrastructure file service innovations... Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. TechNet Webcast: Windows 2000/2003 Performance Timing and Optimization

    101:33 minutes - Rand Morimoto, on configuration best practices, network tuning techniques, and suggested daily / weekly / monthly maintenance routines that will help you keep your Windows networking environment in peak performance... Read More

  11. 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

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