Creating security alerts of abnormal user actions on Windows servers using Microsoft System Center Operation Manager 2007 and ObserveIT

with 1 Comment by Daniel Petri

System and software downtime frequently mean lost revenues, lowered employee productivity and reduced customer satisfaction. Despite the fact that companies are investing in high-availability systems and performance monitoring solutions for data centers, many are failing to follow best practice procedures to avoid human errors. Do you use any social networks? Follow ObserveIT on Facebook, Linkedin… Read More

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    Working with Group Policy

    with 9 Comments by Daniel Petri

    This article deals with the mechanism of deploying and verifying GPO deployment. It will not deal in the GPO itself and the settings inside it (these settings and configurations will be discussed in different articles). Note that this article was written and contributed to the site by Amir Meron. Group Policy is a one of… Read More

    Working with Store Policies

    with 2 Comments by Daniel Petri

    Working with Store System Policies in Exchange 2003 Exchange Server 2000/2003 allows the Exchange Administrator to set limits on the mailboxes of users in the Exchange Organization (read Setting Mailbox Limits for more info). Setting limits on the mailboxes help control the database size and plan for efficient backup, restore and maintenance tasks (read Calculating… Read More

    Windows Update

    by Daniel Petri

    Windows Update & Windows Update Catalog As always, check the Windows Update site for a good reference on what you're missing (the site does not always display the latest info, but it's better that nothing). The Microsoft Windows Update site (also known as WU) is a site made for Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows… Read More

    Windows Update Problems

    by Daniel Petri

    Many users of Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 have had problems when trying to access the Windows Update site. I've searched all over the Internet for solutions to these problems and came up with the following list of possible solutions. These solutions are not arranged by any specific order, although I do… Read More