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    • Configuring ISA Server Client Settings

      Configuring ISA Server Client Settings

      Configuring Web Browser Properties To configure Web browser properties, access the Web Browser Properties dialog box in the Client Configuration node of the ISA Server management console. The different settings that you can configure on the Web Browser Properties dialog box are explained here. On the General tab, you can configure the following settings: Configure

    • Troubleshooting Windows Explorer Crashes

      Troubleshooting Windows Explorer Crashes

      Windows Explorer is the Microsoft file management program that has been bundled with all releases of the Windows Operating System (OS) since Windows 95. Explorer provides the user interface or GUI for the end-user to access the computer's files system. The Windows OS can run without Windows Explorer being loaded, however, most Windows users have

    • How to Fix the Unmountable Boot Volume Error Message in Windows XP

      How to Fix the Unmountable Boot Volume Error Message in Windows XP

      A common error that occurs with the Windows XP operating system (OS) that results in a system crash is the unmountable boot volume error message. When this error occurs, it is an indication that the OS is having difficulty starting or booting from the computer’s “C” drive. Due to the Windows XP OS’s maturity, the

    • Securing Remote Access and VPN Servers

      Securing Remote Access and VPN Servers

      Remote Access and VPN Server Security Issues Remote Access Servers (RAS) provides access to the network for remote users. The different types of remote access connections are Dial-in remote access, VPN remote access, and Wireless remote access. Dial-in remote access uses modems, servers running the Routing and Remote Access (RRAS) service, and the Point-to-Point (PPP)

    • Publishing Content to IIS

      Publishing Content to IIS

      Publishing Content using WebDAV You can use Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) to manage and publish content such as HTML files, ASP pages, scripts and executables, to IIS. You can use WebDAV to create and modify web content on Internet servers. WebDAV utilizes the port 80. This is the default used by HTTP. By

    • Creating and Managing Domain Controllers

      Creating and Managing Domain Controllers

      Understanding the Different Server Roles The server roles that exist in a networking environment are standalone servers, member servers and domain controllers. A standalone server is a computer that is not member of a domain, and can be a computer running Windows NT 4, Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003. A test server is a

    • Macintosh and Windows Server Integration

      Macintosh and Windows Server Integration

      Macintosh Services Overview While in the earlier days, it was somewhat difficult to integrate Macintosh networks and Windows networks because each operating system basically used different protocols, and files structures and systems. To deal with these integration issues, Microsoft has since introduced the File Server for Macintosh (FSM) and Print Server for Macintosh (PSM) services

    • How to Remove WGA

      How to Remove WGA

      To remove Windows Genuine Advantage, particularly the validation tool from your Windows-based machine, you need to: Go to your Windows folder, usually at C:Windows. Search for the folder named 'Downloaded Program Files'. Note that Windows Genuine Advantage, which is found embedded on Microsoft Windows OS products, consists of two distinct elements, namely the Validation Tool

    • The VPN Gateway

      The VPN Gateway

      Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) enable users to connect to a remote private network through the Internet. Virtual private networks therefore span the Internet because the user connects over the Internet to the remote VPN server. With a VPN, data is first encrypted and encapsulated before it is sent to the remote VPN server. When the

    • SSL and IIS

      SSL and IIS

      An Overview on Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) With IIS, you can further secure websites by using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. SSL was developed by Netscape Communications, and enables secure communication over the Internet. SSL operates at the transport layer of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol suite, and uses public key cryptography

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