Admin Tips

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

37 Active Directory 3 Feb. 2010
76 Admin 9 July 2010
9 Applications 7 May 2008
4 Exchange 4 March 2008
11 Migration 5 July 2007
66 Miscellaneous 31 May 2009
62 Network 4 Dec. 2007
77 Security 2 Feb. 2009
12 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients 4 April 2009
7 Virtual Platforms 2 April 2008
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. TechNet Webcast: Managing the .NET Framework on Windows Server 2003

    90:35 mins - This session addresses management of the .NET Framework, especially management of various versions within an organization. It looks at differences between releases 1.0 and 1.1 and considers how to manage applications that use 1.0 or require 1.1. The session reviews the tools available to manage the Framework, covers basics and best practices for configuration files, and looks... Read More

  4. MSDN Webcast: What's in Windows Server 2003 for Developers

    92 minutes - This overview session will introduce you to the new developer features of the server and provide you with an overview of what they can do for you and your organization. Topics covered include UDDI, COM+ 1.5, MSMQ 3.0, enhancements in IIS 6.0, and Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM). We will also touch on the Windows Server 2003... Read More

  5. Introduction to Windows Server 2003 Active Directory in Application Mode

    368 KB Microsoft Word file : white paper introduces a new capability in the Microsoft Active Directory service: Active Directory in Application Mode (AD/AM)... Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Change Management During Deployment

    206 KB Microsoft Word file - This white paper outlines some of the many ways Windows Server 2003 and the .NET Framework make it easy for administrators to deploy updates to managed applications securely and efficiently. It describes the sophisticated change management, versioning, and deployment features that offer increased efficiency, reliability, and time savings... Read More

  9. Domain Rename Tools

    link to download tools and 401K word document "Understanding How Domain Rename Works"... Read More

  10. TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Interoperability

    101:17 minutes - This session covers trust relationships, the Microsoft® Active Directory® Sizer Tool, name resolution methods, migrating accounts from Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 to Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, directory and file replication in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows Server 2003, and interoperation of system and group policy... Read More

  11. TechNet Webcast: Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Diagnostics, Troubleshooting and Recovery

    92:01 minutes - covers verifying Active Directory functionality, diagnosing and troubleshooting replication, locating Active Directory database files, backing up and recovering system state data, and seizing FSMO roles... Read More

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