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    • Monitoring IPSec

      Monitoring IPSec

      Using the IP Security Monitor Snap-In to Monitor IPSec The IP Security Monitor snap-in, a new feature in Windows Server 2003, can be used to monitor and troubleshoot IPSec activity. The IP Security Monitor snap-in provides enhanced IPSec security monitoring. As long as the IPSec policy is active, you can monitor how the IPSec policy

    • What is a Segmentation Fault?

      What is a Segmentation Fault?

      The term “segmentation fault” refers to an error received on computer systems, especially Unix-based operating systems, when a program is attempting to perform an action that is unavailable or not allowed. Segmentation faults often arise when a program is attempting to access memory that the computer cannot locate or when a user or program is

    • Understanding Certificate Authorities

      Understanding Certificate Authorities

      An Overview on Certificate Authorities In the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), digital certificates are based on public key cryptography. The PKI consists of a set of components, policies, protocols, and technologies that provide data authentication, integrity, and confidentiality through the use of certificates, and public and private keys. Data is protected by applying a hashing

    • What is Windows Installer?

      What is Windows Installer?

      Installer or Windows Installer is a Windows Operating System software component that is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and removal of all programs and processes on a Windows computer. Windows Installer is mostly used as a replacement for other stand-alone installation programs, but is also used as the framework for most of those programs. In

    • Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory

      Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory

      An Overview on Backing up and Restoring Active Directory To ensure availability of mission critical resources and network objects, and business continuity, you would need to perform back ups of Active Directory if it is running in your environment. This is because Active Directory normally hosts mission critical data, and resources. Backups are typically preformed

    • How to Maintain Active Directory

      How to Maintain Active Directory

      Maintaining an Active Directory is a very important administrative task that one must schedule regularly to ensure that, in case of disaster, you can recover your lost or corrupted data and can repair the active directory database. Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) is the active directory database, which manage all the active directory objects in active

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