MITPro

The TechNet blog for medium size business IT Pros. In our discussion here, a medium size business IT Pro supports 25-500 PCs and 1-10 servers.

June, 2005

  • Lock Down Desktops without GP

    Download the beta Shared Computer Toolkit and get powerful new software tools for shared computers in classrooms, school computer labs, libraries, and public places. Managing shared computers can be difficult, time-consuming, and expensive. Without restrictions...
  • Free Basic Networking Training Book for Midsize Business IT Pros

    There is an online book called TCP/IP Fundamentals for Microsoft Windows available here . This book gives a great overview of concepts and principles, including both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). Perfect for...
  • Microsoft Operations Framework Network Administration SMF

    The MOF Network Administration Service Management Function (SMF) content just released in all its MOF-y goodness. This service management function completes the suite of Operating Quadrant SMFs offered through the MOF process model. Network Administration...
  • Free End-User Security Training

    Send your users to this free article so they can learn how to improve security by properly dealing with e-mail attachments: Help avoid computer viruses that spread through e-mail: Managing e-mail attachments in Outlook and Outlook Express The teaser...
  • Defend Public Computers with the Shared Computer Toolkit

    Join the livemeetings Wednesday, June 29, 2005 8:00 AM Pacific Time and 6:00 PM Pacific Time . Learn how to defend shared computers from untrusted users, viruses, and spyware. The Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP is a powerful combination...
  • Free Webcast on Migrating to Active Directory

    To Active Directory and Beyond: Learn Windows Migration Strategies Attend this free webcast series and walk away with a better understanding of the tools, information, and next steps that will help you migrate your applications and infrastructure from...
  • Crash Course in IT Security

    Here are free guides from Microsoft to get your IT security staff ramped up. The Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide describes how to plan a security monitoring system on Windows-based networks that can detect attacks that originate...
  • Branch Office Planning

    If your company connects branch offices to the main office, you can use the new ISA Server 2004 Cache-Savings Calculator to help you model the potential savings from deploying ISA Server 2004 instead of upgrading network bandwidth. While you are...
  • Free Tools for PC Hardware Budgeting

    You need to give finance an ROI analysis for the budget ask for new PCs (pre-loaded with the latest software, so you don't have to spend so much time maintaining it), right? Intel has one for you. Use t he PC Refresh Analyzer tool to help determine...
  • June 2005 Secbulls to Focus On

    Three of yesterday's "Patch Tuesday" secbuls were marked as "Critical": MS05-025, 026, and 027 , affect IE; HTML help in Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003; and theServer Message Block (SMB) protocol in Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003. MS05-027, the...