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    • NetBIOS Node Types

      NetBIOS Node Types

      A NetBIOS node type is a method that a computer uses to resolve a NetBIOS name into an IP address. A NetBIOS node type allows an administrator to configure the order and method that a client uses when resolving NetBIOS names to IP addresses. Understanding how the various node types function will help users to

    • Securing DNS Servers

      Securing DNS Servers

      Domain Name System (DNS) is the primary name registration and resolution service used in Windows Server. DNS provides a hierarchically distributed and scalable database; provides name registration and name resolution services, and service location for Windows clients; and locates domain controllers for logon. A DNS server is a computer running the DNS Server service that

    • BOOTMGR is Missing

      BOOTMGR is Missing

      The BOOTMGR (Windows Boot Manager) is part of Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7. It finalizes the steps in booting the computer and loading the Operating System by looking for the active partition in which Boot Configuration Data is stored. BOOTMGR runs the “winload.exe” process in order to do this. This process

    • iastor.sys

      iastor.sys

      Iastor.sys (iaStor.sys) or Intel Matrix Storage Manager is a storage file for accessing the drivers, hardware, and software of RAID devices. RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a type of hard drive arrangement in which the same data is copied onto multiple hard drives in order to backup files. Iastor.sys runs on Windows XP,

    • Server Clustering Technologies and Concepts

      Server Clustering Technologies and Concepts

      Microsoft Cluster Service Overview A cluster is the grouping of two or multiple physical servers that are perceived to the network as one network server. The servers in the cluster, called nodes, operate together as one network server to provide redundancy and load balancing to the corporate network by resuming operations of any failed server

    • Active Directory Management Tools

      Active Directory Management Tools

      Active Directory or directory service management is a vital component of any administration process if Active Directory is implemented in the networking environment. The two types of management or administration methods that can be utilized to manage the directory service are: Administrative tools that utilize a graphical user interface (GUI). Command-line tools. Windows Server 2003

    • IPSec Policies

      IPSec Policies

      IPSec Policies Overview IPSec encrypts data information contained in IP datagrams through encapsulation to provide data integrity, data confidentiality, data origin authentication, and replay protection. The two main IPSec components that are installed when you install IPSec are the IPSec Policy Agent and the IPSec driver. The IPSec Policy Agent is a service running on

    • Configuring DNS Clients

      Configuring DNS Clients

      Configuring DNS Client Settings Configuring DNS client computers typically entail the execution of the following administrative tasks: Setting the client computer names for each computer. The computer names that you configure should not be greater than 63 bytes. The name can only include: Uppercase letters; A – Z Lowercase letters; a – z Numbers; 0

    • Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

      Error Number: 0x800CCC0E

      Error Number: 0x800CCC0E occurs in the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems when there is a problem with Microsoft Outlook Express. A conflict with Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) servers while using one of the Microsoft Outlook Express programs to read or browse through mail traditionally causes the error. The full text associated with the

    • How to Change the Windows Toolbar

      How to Change the Windows Toolbar

      The toolbar is a component of the Graphical User Interface (GUI) that houses various input and output components such as buttons, menus, icons and so on. End-users can customize toolbars as per their personal requirements. Toolbars can be found in operating systems, software applications, and web browsers. The latest development in toolbar interfacing is the

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