Windows systems and network management
- January 22, 2007
With counterfeit software rampant, Microsoft is taking steps to make sure users know that its latest releases are authentic.
- January 15, 2007
NetPro Computing Inc. walks away with winners in both categories.
- December 21, 2006
The elves at Microsoft are still cranking out code. Bits for Windows Server 2003 SP2 and Longhorn Server came out this week.
- 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.
- November 15, 2006
Compact Edition RC1 and Visual Studio Team Edition were among the highlights at the SQL Server 2005 user group meeting in Seattle this week.
- November 13, 2006
IT shops should save a one-time conversion problem using a free tool to help migrate Group Policy templates in older versions of Windows to Vista.
- November 02, 2006
Microsoft opens its arms to open source in a wide-ranging agreement with Novell.
- October 06, 2006
With its purchase of DesktopStandard, Microsoft's Group Policy adds much to customers' wish lists, but Microsoft keeps mum on what its exact plans are for the technology.
- October 02, 2006
Microsoft snapped up closely held DesktopStandard, a small software company that specializes in policy-based management tools.
- September 21, 2006
Expert Dean Wells continues his analyses of the Active Directory architecture by breaking down the behaviors and configurations of SID filtering.
- August 28, 2006
Should you learn to script to perform a specific task? Scripting expert Christa Anderson tackles readers' email and answers questions about killing a process and managing variables and string names.
- August 17, 2006
Expert Dean Wells continues his dissection of the Active Directory architecture by breaking down AD trust relationships and security identifiers (SIDs), as well as lesser-known features such as SID filtering and the authentication firewall.
- 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).
- July 12, 2006
Microsoft is readying another branch office software bundle, this time for the enterprise branches. The SKU offers full-strength Windows Server 2003 R2.
- July 05, 2006
Many IT shops use Microsoft Active Directory to manage network access. Some say it's difficult, but others use it to successfully handle directory services, group policy and provisioning.