TechNet Magazine: October 2011
|hh475856(v=msdn.10).md||Editor’s Note: The Right Tool
By Lafe Low
Systems management is IT’s bread and butter. It’s the bulk of your job—the very essence of the profession. And, like any craftsman, you need the right tools.
The Microsoft System Center family is your toolbox—your Swiss Army Knife. System Center has a plethora of tools focused on unified management for both datacenter and desktop systems. The System Center toolbox currently includes a range of tools: Read more…
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Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper can clean up your system after a virus infection and help you get back into Windows.
Windows Confidential: The Evolution of Sorting
The development of sorting algorithms in Windows Explorer has a long and slightly tangled history.
Exchange Queue & A: Exchange Is Always Changing
Whether you’re changing default calendar days, datacenter endpoints or redirecting servers, you always have to be ready to make changes to Exchange.
Windows PowerShell: Whitespace, Please
Proper formatting, including a little whitespace here and there, can make your Windows PowerShell commands a heck of a lot easier to understand.
Toolbox: New Products for IT Professionals
These tools can help you monitor and report on server availability, seamlessly switch keyboard and mouse input between systems, and measure bandwidth.
Geek of All Trades: Certificates Made Easy
Setting up your own mechanism for generating security certificates is nowhere near as complicated as many seem to think.