Windows systems and network management

  • March 24, 2005 24 Mar'05

    Using Windows authentication to access a Linux DMZ

    Configuring access to a demilitarized zone (DMZ) in an all-Windows environment may be challenge enough, that's why one IT manager looked to his peers for help. Get their advice on selecting firewalls and using Windows authentication to access a ...

  • March 17, 2005 17 Mar'05

    En garde! Blade servers cut through the clutter

    Blade servers may be able to make your data center really easy to manage. And that's not all. They can save you space, cabling, power and more.

  • March 15, 2005 15 Mar'05

    Microsoft's backup software not a replacement for tape

    The software maker is moving toward a public beta of its backup server as changes unfold at the top of its storage business.

  • March 10, 2005 10 Mar'05

    Groove part of Office 'trifecta,' Microsoft says

    Redmond says the acquisition of Groove Networks is a cornerstone of its collaboration offering for the Office suite of applications. It also puts Lotus Notes creator Ray Ozzie in Bill Gates' inner circle.

  • March 08, 2005 08 Mar'05

    This Week: Active Directory disaster recovery

    This continuing series is part of our regular coverage of Active Directory.

  • March 08, 2005 08 Mar'05

    Granting local but not domain admin privileges

    Get suggestions on how to make a user local admin without making him domain admin in this ITKnowledge Exchange Tip of the Week.

  • February 15, 2005 15 Feb'05

    Virtual machines conquer space

    Virtual machines carve up a single physical system and make it work like multiple systems. This is a real boon for server consolidation, says analyst Thomas J. Deane.

  • February 14, 2005 14 Feb'05

    Directory services -- not your father's LDAP

    Identity management and the strain of applications are changing the role of network directories.

  • February 14, 2005 14 Feb'05

    Regedit or Regedt32?

    Windows NT-based operating systems include two utilities for editing the registry, Regedit.exe and Regedt32.exe. What's the difference? Read on for the answer.

  • February 09, 2005 09 Feb'05

    Customers express relief at departure of HP's CEO

    The surprise ouster of Carly Fiorina came amid growing customer frustration with Hewlett-Packard over order delivery problems for enterprise desktops and servers.

  • February 07, 2005 07 Feb'05

    Do you blog?

    What is it about blogging that entices people to do it or visit the blogs out there? Here is one person's musings -- a blogger himself -- on the activity.

  • January 06, 2005 06 Jan'05

    Five VoIP security recommendations

    Before beginning a successful VoIP rollout across your organization, there are several things you should consider.

  • December 14, 2004 14 Dec'04

    Windows Kernel, LSASS flaws fixed

    Microsoft issued five "important" security patches for December, including one for a vulnerability that could give a malicious user administrator rights in Windows.

  • December 09, 2004 09 Dec'04

    Don't get swept away by patch drift

    With hundreds of millions of lines of code operating on each client, IT managers have a tough job keeping their desktop environments stable, secure and consistent in the face of phenomenon known as drift.

  • November 30, 2004 30 Nov'04

    'Rollup' replaces SP5 for Windows 2000

    Microsoft plans to refresh the operating system in the middle of next year with a less formal collection of security and non-security updates than a full-fledged service pack.