Windows Server 2008 R2 Recycle Bin (Part 1)

March 2, 2010
By Liviu Siteanu

Had a very interesting conversation about the new Server 2008 R2 version. Most IT admins know it’s been updated with new features, and the one question that usually comes up is- “Doesn’t this mean I won’t need third party apps?” Well, no, you still do. Really. For example, let’s look at one of these new features,...

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Group Policy Settings References for Windows Server

September 14, 2009
By Liviu Siteanu

Microsoft policy settings for computer and user configurations included in the Administrative template files delivered with the Windows operating systems specified. You can configure these policy settings when you edit Group Policy objects (GPOs). These spreadsheets include the following categories of security policy settings: Account Policies (Password Policy, Account Lockout Policy, and Kerberos Policy),...

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Real Time Event Notifications

September 11, 2009
By Liviu Siteanu

IT admins don’t want small problems to snowball into an issue that can cause severe damage to a company’s infrastructure and Active Directory. They need a robust alert mechanism which identifies any threats in REAL TIME.  Most IT organizations are unaware of the changes until something breaks. This leads to downtime, loss of productivity,...

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