Microsoft Active Directory Design and Administration
- June 14, 2016
June's batch of security bulletins included a number of updates to close Windows Server vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution flaw in DNS server.
- April 08, 2013
Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.
- January 11, 2010
Windows shops want Microsoft to improve Active Directory integration and workflow, and rely less on third-party tools.
- October 08, 2009
IT pros are more excited about the new Active Directory features in Windows Server 2008 R2 than anything else, including Hyper-V with live migration
- December 01, 2008
Sharp Active Directory skills and an understanding of identity management systems are crucial for IT administrators during corporate downsizing.
- January 12, 2008
Microsoft MVP Brian Desmond gives administrators some tips for working with the next generation of Windows Server and Active Directory. Check out his insights on a new format for automating installs and more.
- November 27, 2006
There's a surprising number of hidden functions in Windows that are worth digging for. The key is knowing where to look.
- September 21, 2006
Expert Dean Wells continues his analyses of the Active Directory architecture by breaking down the behaviors and configurations of SID filtering.
- July 19, 2006
Some customers ran into trouble while trying to install MS06-034, which addresses a remote code execution flaw in Internet Information Services (IIS).
- June 20, 2006
This is the third of eight articles by contributor Dean Wells that dissect the Active Directory architecture. This article will further explain how foreign security principals and the Infrastructure Master are critical to the AD architecture.
- June 08, 2006
Dean Wells delves into the Active Directory technologies related to the Infrastructure Master and how knowledge of these components assists in the design, implementation and troubleshooting of an Active Directory network.
- April 06, 2006
We've updated our collection of tips, advice and Web resources that can help you get a handle on the many administrative tasks that fall under the heading of systems management.
- November 04, 2005
Microsoft execs said Systems Management Server 4.0 software boosts security and will be easier to use. It also adds a Wake-On LAN feature, to help admins manage desktops during off hours.
- October 11, 2005
In Part 3 of his series on Active Directory security, expert Derek Melber signals a warning about securing user accounts in your domain.
- September 28, 2005
We recently asked SearchWinSystems.com readers to tell us what their favorite admin tools are -- the utilities they just couldn't live without. Read about Belarc Advisor.