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Windows System and Network Performance Monitoring News
July 10, 2012
July's Patch Tuesday update fixes vulnerabilities in IE and MSXML. Plus, Microsoft hardened Windows Update certificates.
October 14, 2011
In this week’s server news roundup, we explore the latest on SQL Server 2012, talk hypervisors and upcoming patches.
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.
October 01, 2008
The popular utility adds a handful of features including the addition of real-time TCP and UDP monitoring.
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The Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor is a tool that admins can use to examine how programs running on their computers affect their performance. Continue Reading
Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (Microsoft DCA) is a tool administrators use to improve an enterprise's DirectAccess connection. Continue Reading
WSName, or Workstation Name Changer, is a freeware utility that automates the process of computer renaming. It was created by former Novell desktop management consultant David Clarke, who continues to update it periodically. Continue Reading
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Mulling over an upgrade to Windows Server 2012? You're bound to have some questions. Our expert answers the most common ones. Continue Reading
Hyper-V or VMware? The question's not going away, but migration planning products can help you give a more informed answer. Continue Reading
Admins can keep track of Windows servers and devices with iCacti Server Monitor, an iPhone app designed to graphically provide detailed information about a network. Continue Reading
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System Health in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials can trigger alerts via email. Here's how to enable them. Continue Reading
System Health features provide critical alerts and warnings for errors in event logs, backup, services not running and more. Continue Reading
Administrators can use health reporting capabilities in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials to pinpoint missing patches or incomplete backups. Continue Reading
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In Windows Server 2012, IT pros can prepare for failover scenarios using the newly built-in NIC teaming capability. Continue Reading
Performance monitoring gets a graphical boost with the release of several new event tracing tools. Continue Reading
Microsoft's new configuration management product offers some important new features. But only you know if it's the right fit for your organization. Continue Reading