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DHCP Server on Windows Server 2008

What is DHCP Server

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server, when deploy on the network, automatically assigns IP address to clients computers. Through DHCP option, we can provide additional configuration parameter such as DNS servers, WINS servers and routes information to client’s computers.

Why to use DHCP?

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Server Roles on Windows Server 2008

A server; whether member or domain-based server, can play different roles depending upon the requirement in a corporate environment. Servers can be configured as an Active Directory server, DNS, and DHCP server for administration and securing AD structure, or configure it as a Web server for hosting different sites. Windows server 2008 provides a single console from where we can install, configure, or uninstall various server roles.

Server Manager (installed by default when you install the OS) provides the single point console for configuring server roles and features on the server.

Why use Server Manager?

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What is Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)?

The Windows Internet Service (WINS) works the same as DNS to resolve computer NetBIOS name into IP addresses. While DNS is a universally accepted methodology, WINS is designed for Windows server to add some extra functionality with DNS. WINS is designed to provide NetBIOS name resolution information in a TCP/IP network. All Windows OS flavor support DNS names in addition to NetBIOS names and WINS support clients that use NetBIOS.

How WINS works?

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Disk Management in Windows 7

Microsoft has brought Windows 7 is the latest operating systems for home and professional use and it comes with new and advanced features. Some of the main features that Windows 7 has facilitated its users are the mixed environment of Server and Client where the advanced users can apply permission settings to folders and basic users can enjoy the user friendly GUI and multimedia options.

Disk Management utility has been one of many important features offered by Microsoft in its operating systems. Microsoft Windows 7 Disk Management has an improved GUI with more advanced features some of them are explained below.

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Learning SQL 2005 with SQL management studio

Introduction:

SQL server 2005 is a very flexible and handy tool for DB administrator and developers. Nowadays it is not just that you can create databases with SQL server but there are several other programming tasks, administrative tasks and maintenance tasks that you can perform with SQL server 2005.

The most common tasks related to databases include database creation, DB backups, Restoration and replication. In this article we will be covering the following topics related to SQL server 2005:

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Hard Disk Properties in Windows 7

Microsoft operating systems allow its users to manage both hardware and software using the built-in features in the Operating system. Further to this, Microsoft has been improving its tools and features to help the users in a user friendly and efficient way while making use of resources in appropriate manner.

Microsoft Windows 7 is the latest operating system launched by Microsoft and it has brought the users with convenience in managing the system. Windows 7 Hard Disk Properties allow the user to manage the hard drive and apply required settings.

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Explaining Send/Receive Menu for Microsoft Outlook 2003

Microsoft Outlook 2003 offers very innovative and user friendly options to manage Emails, Journals, Calendars, Tasks, Contacts to assist the user as much as possible. The Send/Receive menu allows the user to manage headers and emails in regards to sending and/or receiving the emails. Each menu item is elaborated below.

Send/Receive All

This menu item refers to send and/or receive all the emails from the configured email account(s). F9 can also be used as a short key for triggering the same process and it can save a lot of time.

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Network Access Protection in Windows 2008

Win Server 2008's new characteristics have obtained many press reviews, especially the large-scale, glamorous characteristics like Hyper-V and Windows Power Shell. Still, one of the more unseen new security characteristics, Network Access Protection (NAP), is worth some of your time.

NAP encompasses the newest antivirus programs, patches and so forth. Computers that don't have rendezvous security measures can be ostracized solely or permitted to only a restricted set of connectivity.

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Different Versions of Windows Media Players

The varieties of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems carry different Windows Media Players in each OS. The media players vary from OS to OS and are different from each other in their features and other stuff.

When it comes to the Windows Media Players, they are accessible for not only the Windows, but are also accessible for Windows Phone functioning systems.

This informative article will enable you to locate the right Player type for your operating system. Following is the list of Windows Media Players that have been released so far with respect to their operating systems:

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Reviews on Top 10 Active Directory Tools

Microsoft’s active directory gives system administrators a better way to handle network services. It is the general opinion that though active directory provides lots of features, it also requires the technicians to do more manual labor. To help minimize this problem in AD administration, there are several active directory tools that are available.

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