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Microsoft Active Directory Backup and Restore News
June 22, 2010
Unbeknownst to some admins, the latest versions of Windows Server include new or updated tools that can minimize the need for third-party options.
January 18, 2010
Windows Server 2008 R2's Active Directory Recycle Bin feature is limited, so IT pros who need full features might be better off using third-party backup tools.
December 10, 2009
Of all the improvements made to PowerShell 2.0, the new remote management capabilities are expected to be the biggest hit among admins.
April 25, 2006
Ensure that your Active Directory network remains intact -- even when the worst happens -- with this collection of tips and advice.
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