Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Active Directory Tip: Understanding Active Directory integrated zone design and configuration

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August 16, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

- Understanding AD integrated zone design and configuration
- Working with the administrator password
- Can you trust Active Directory's trust relationships?
- Group Policy
- IT Management
- WINDOWS IT DOWNLOADS

HEADLINES:
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DNS PRIMER: TIPS FOR UNDERSTANDING ACTIVE DIRECTORY INTEGRATED ZONE
DESIGN AND CONFIGURATION | By Gary Olsen

Microsoft's development of the Active Directory integrated (ADI)
primary DNS zone has some useful benefits for administrators. Gary
Olsen's article defines ADI and tells you how to maximize its
benefits.
http://searchwin2000.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid1_gci1115858,00.html?track=NL-23&ad=525822&FromTaxonomy=%2Fpr%2F286434

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WORKING WITH THE ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD | By Derek Melber

The administrator password is a key element to keeping your
environment secure. But many companies fail to change the password on
a regular basis. Find out why this security component is important in
Derek Melber's Melber?s Active Directory tip.
http://searchwin2000.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid1_gci1114215,00.html?track=NL-23&ad=525822

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CAN YOU TRUST ACTIVE DIRECTORY'S TRUST RELATIONSHIPS? | By Laura
Hunter

Learn how the trust relationships differ in Windows 2003 as compared
to Windows 2000. Overall, author Laura Hunter feels the changes are
an improvement.
http://searchwin2000.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid1_gci1111920,00.html?track=NL-23&ad=525822&ad=525327&FromTaxonomy=%2Fpr%2F286434

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GROUP POLICY | Ask the Experts
Read these responses to questions from real readers from our Group
Policy Expert Derek Melber. Have a question of your own? Come here
for the help you need!
http://searchwin2000.techtarget.com/ateAnswers/0,289620,sid1_tax301855,00.html?track=NL-23&ad=525822&ad=525750

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IT MANAGEMENT | Topics
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Topics covered here include general management, IT business
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