Last Updated on 7 May 2008, Total: 9 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Fix a Stalled WSUS Update Service

    I’ve heard many people complain about not being able to install WSUS because the service just won’t stay running. This is an easy fix... Read More

  2. Monitoring Microsoft SQL Server Performance

    There are lots of ways to monitor the performance of a SQL server, but here are a couple tried and true methods that have worked for me... Read More

  3. Disable First-Run Dialog in Internet Explorer 7

    The first-run dialog in Internet Explorer 7 is great for the individual user, but in a large network environment this is something you would typically prefer your users not to have to deal with. Here is how we fix it... Read More

  4. Enable MMC Version 3 in Windows Server 2003 R2

    To unlock the newest version of the Microsoft Management Console in Windows Server 2003 R2 you will need to perform the following steps... Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Developing High-performance Applications with Windows Server 2003

    746 KB Microsoft Word file - white paper outlines the guidelines and best practices for developing efficient, scalable, and high-performance applications using Windows Server 2003 and the .NET Framework... Read More

  8. Moving Windows NT Server 4.0 and Windows 2000 Applications to Windows Server 2003

    202 KB Microsoft Word file - explains how to plan a migration strategy, and it describes how you can use various utilities and technical resources to deploy Windows Server 2003 as an application server and Web server, while minimizing disruption and additional investment... Read More

  9. TechNet Webcast: Managing Windows Server 2003 Web Servers and .NET applications

    73 mins - Application Center 2000 is Microsoft's deployment and management tool for high-availability Web applications built on the Microsoft Windows® 2000 and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. This session addresses Application Center enhancements for managing Windows Server 2003 web servers, as well as managing all the resources that a .NET solution consists of... Read More

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