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More articles by Jason Zandri

IIS 6.0 on Win 2003: Installing, Assigning, Removing Server Roles

SWatch Reader Favorite! Learn how to install IIS 6.0 using the 'Manage Your Server' wizard as well as how to set the Application Server role on the system.

Windows Server Admin Basics, What You Need to Know

The most direct path to success in the server room is knowledge, and the most quantitative way to prove your knowledge is through certification. We look at which certifications are must-haves for the up-and-coming Windows admin.

Learn Windows XP in 15 Minutes a Week, Internet Connection Sharing

Windows XP Professional offers Internet Connection Sharing, which enables any computer to function similar to a proxy server. This installment of our series explores the basics of installing and configuring the feature.

Learn Windows XP in 15 Minutes a Week, Internet Connection Firewall

The latest installment in our 'Learn Windows XP Professional in 15 Minutes a Week' series overviews the Internet Connection Firewall and explains the basic configuration process.

IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003: The NTFS File System

This installment of our Internet Information Services 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 series provides an introductory overview of the NTFS file system and explains its importance to IIS 6.0.

IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003: Security

The fourth installment of our IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 series examines the differences in functionality between UrlScan 2.5 with IIS versions 4 and 5 vs. IIS 6's built-in features.

IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003: Default Installations

This installment in our IIS 6.0 series offers a comparative look at default installations for IIS 6.0 vs. IIS 4.0 and 5.0.

Learn Windows XP in 15 Minutes a Week: User Logon and Authentication, Part 1

Jason Zandri provides an initial overview of the user logon and authentication process in Windows XP.

Understanding File System Options

Whether you're looking for a refresher on files systems or want to learn the difference between FAT file systems and NTFS file systems, this tutorial explains the ins and outs, and pros and cons of each.

IIS 6.0 on Windows Server 2003: Installation and the Operating System

Our series on Internet Information Server 6.0 on Windows Server 2003 kicks off with an overview of the underlying operating system that explains some of the differences between versions and how they impact IIS 6.0. We also offer an accompanying article for a quick refresher on Windows file system options.

Learn Active Directory Design and Administration in 15 Minutes a Week: Microsoft DNS - Part 3

This latest installment in Jason Zandri's 'Learn Active Directory Design and Administration in 15 Minutes a Week' further examines DNS under Windows 2000 Server and how it relates to the support of Active Directory design.

Learn Windows XP in 15 Minutes a Week: User Rights and User Privileges, Part 2

This latest installment in Jason Zandri's 'Learn Windows XP in 15 Minutes a Week' series delves further into the User Rights/User Privileges in Windows XP Professional by examining all of the permission options available to administrators and users.

Learn AD in 15 Minutes a Week: Active Directory Domains and Trusts MMC, Part 2

Get a leg up on the new Windows Active Directory Design and Administration exams. With the latest installment in his series, Jason Zandri takes a deeper look at the use and functionality behind Active Directory Domains and Trusts Microsoft Management Console.

Learn Win XP Professional in 15 Minutes a Week: Compression and the Encrypted File System

File Compression and encryption are native to Windows XP. Jason Zandri explains the ins and outs of these features in our ongoing series designed to help you learn Windows XP in 15 minutes a week.

Learn AD in 15 Minutes a Week: Active Directory Domains and Trusts MMC

Jason Zandri continues his series with a first look at the Active Directory Domains and Trusts Microsoft Management Console (MMC), an important tool for your Windows domain controller.

Set Server Roles in Windows Server 2003

With Server Roles in Windows Server 2003, you can designate which services your system will run, from Applications Server to WINS Server. Jason Zandri walks us through the basics.

Remove Server Roles in Windows Server 2003

Carefully managing the services your Windows server provides is a good way to conserve resources and keep a lid on security. Jason Zandri explains how to use the 'Remove Server Roles' Wizard in Windows Server 2003 to slim down your server's profile.

Introduction to Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition RC2: Part 2

Jason Zandri's overview of the Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition installation process continues as he steps through the basics (and some not so basic details) of installing the soon-to-be-released operating system.

Introduction to Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition RC2: Part 1

Jason Zandri kicks off his latest series with an overview of the Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition installation process, as currently laid out in the most recent build -- RC2 3718.main.021114-1947.

Administrative Tools in Mixed Windows Environments, Adminpak.msi

Jason Zandri kicks off his latest collection of articles, 'Administrative Tools in Mixed Windows 2000/XP/.NET 2003 Environments,' with an introductory overview that examines Adminpak.msi.

Learn Windows XP Professional in 15 Minutes a Week: Windows XP Pro in AD Environments, Part 1

The latest installment in Jason Zandri's 'Learn Windows XP in 15 Minutes a Week' series focuses on the Active Directory service provided by Windows 2000 server and how it interacts in Windows XP Professional environments.

Learn AD in 15 Minutes a Week: Microsoft DNS - Part 2

Part 18 of Jason Zandri's 'Learn Active Directory Design and Administration in 15 Minutes a Week' series takes a second look at Microsoft DNS and reverse lookups and caching, as well as some of the local records that the DNS server holds.

Learn AD in 15 Minutes a Week: Microsoft DNS - Part 1

Jason Zandri's latest article in the 'Learn Active Directory Design and Administration in 15 Minutes a Week' series takes a 10,000-foot look at Microsoft DNS. Future installments will focus on how DNS provides functionality in an Active Directory network.