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Using SMS 2.0 to Perform the Replication Functions for DFS
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by Hans Schefske - 7/26/2002
This article shows you how to use SMS 2.0 to perform the replication functions of DFS in place of FRS which gives you more robust replication mechanism which provides scheduling, throttling and awareness of WAN topology to keep DFS in synch.
Remote Control Add-on for Active Directory Users & Computers
by Hans Schefske - 1/25/2002
Ever wish you could right click on a computer in Active Directory Users and Computers Snap-In and launch a Remote Desktop Connection or Terminal Server Session? Well now you can, here’s how.
Windows 2000 Resource Kit - Active Directory Sizer
by Hans Schefske - 1/23/2002
Ever wonder how much hardware is required for deploying Active Directory in your Environment? The Active Directory Sizer can assist you in estimating the hardware required for deploying Active Directory in an organization based on the organization's profile, domain information and site topology.
Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tool - Guid2obj.exe (GUID to Object)
by Hans Schefske - 1/22/2002
Ever see unresolved GUID’s in your ACL’s and wanted to know what the distinguished name was for it? Here is a quick an easy way to associate the unresolved GUID to its DN.
Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tool - Gpresult (gpresult.exe)
by Hans Schefske - 1/21/2002
Gpresult is a command-line tool found in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit that you run on the computer on which you want to test Group Policy. Gpresult provides general information about the operating system, user, and computer.
Verifying Policies with Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP) in Windows XP
by Hans Schefske - 12/11/2001
Administrators can now quickly verify which policies are in effect for a given user and a specific computer. New tools in Windows XP let administrators check policy settings in effect for any machine or user in a domain.
What’s New for Policy Settings in Windows XP
by Hans Schefske - 12/10/2001
Windows XP includes improved policy setting management, enabling administrators to fine tune, manage, or simply turn off features they don’t wish to use. Administrators can deploy any of the policy settings in Windows XP from a Windows 2000 Server Active Directory.
Logon Optimization in Windows XP
by Hans Schefske - 12/7/2001
By default, Windows XP does not wait for the network to be fully initialized at startup and logon. Any existing users logging on are logged on using cached credentials, which result in shorter logon times.
Web Admin 1.0 for Active Directory
by Hans Schefske - 12/6/2001
Web Admin is a tool to enable users and administrators to manage their respective and Active Directory resources via Internet Explorer. Web Admin is a great example of how Windows 2000 and Active Directory can be easily leveraged and utilized.
Windows 2000 Post-SP2 Hotfixes
by Hans Schefske - 11/20/2001
This is a cumulative list of the Q articles that have been written to discuss hotfixes that have been released since the release of Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
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