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ServerWatch Articles by Marcin Policht

Friday Jan 17th 2003 by ServerWatch Staff

This index lists all the articles by Marcin Policht available on ServerWatch.

Marcin Policht writes primarily about scripting and Windows management with a focus on Windows 2000. His articles discuss his (more interesting) real-life experiences with the products.

Policht has a number of Microsoft certifications, including the MCSE, MCSD, and MCT, as well as solid familiarity with majority of MS BackOffice products (SMS, SQL, Exchange, IIS), programming and scripting languages (VB, C++, VBScript with wsh), and several years of practical experience with Windows environment administration and engineering.

He is reachable via e-mail at polichtm@hotmail.com, and his articles, along with other Windows 2000 issues, can be discussed in the ServerWatch Discussion Forum.

The following articles are available on ServerWatch:

Windows Patch Management, Software Update Services - A tool for the admin seeking a high level of customization for the deployment infrastructure and patches.

Windows Patch Management, Office Update Inventory Tool - A tool for scanning multiple computers to determine if upgrades are needed.

Windows Patch Management, Looking Beyond Windows - We cast an eye on offerings from Shavlik Technologies and on Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

Windows Patch Management, Options in Windows Update - A discussion of admin configuration options in Windows Update.

Windows Patch Management, Free Solutions -- An Overview - General techniques for querying registry and launch processes on local and remote systems as well as various scripting solutions.

Windows Patch Management, Introduction - Recent history about patch-related technologies and an overview of general patch management concepts.

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Hardware-Based Security -A look at hardware-based cryptography options, with an emphasis on products from Rainbow-Chrysalis and nCipher. Exploring Windows 2003 Security: IIS 6.0 -Discussed IIS 6.0 and its role in keeping the operating system safe and secure.

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Authorization Manager - Authorization Manager's roles-based approach to combining authorization with access control

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: RRAS and IAS - Examines security-related enhancements made in Routing and Remote Access Service and Internet Authentication Service

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: IP Security - Details the improvements made to IPSec on Windows Server 2003 and offers a general overview of the technology

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Networking Functionality - An overview of networking functionality enhancements in Windows Server 2003

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: More About Certificate Services - A continuation of our discussion of certificate management tools

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Certificate Services - A discussion of certificate management tools support for Certificate Templates version 2, iproved autoenrollment and autorenewal capabilities, and smplified private key archival and recovery

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Additional Active Directory Authentication Improvements - A discussion of Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM), Credential Manager, and InterOrgPerson compatibility

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: More Active Directory Security Improvements - The conclusion of our discussion of Windows Server 2003 Active Directory related security improvements

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Active Directory and Authentication Security Improvements - Security-related improvements in Active Directory and other authentication areas introduced in Windows Server 2003

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Configuring Code Access Security - A how-to guide for configuring code access security

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: The .NET Framework - A detailed overview of the .NET Framework, which serves as the basis for all .NET-related topics

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: SID Filtering and Software Restriction Policies - A discussion of the new Active Directory security-related features, with a focus on SID filtering and software restrictions policies

Exploring Windows 2003 Security: Overview - An overview of the major changes designed to offer higher levels of security in Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 Group Policy Enhancements, Part IV - Learn how to use Group Policy Management Console to simplify group policy management

Windows Server 2003 Group Policy Enhancements, Part III - All about the Resultant Set of Policies in Windows Server 2003

Examining Windows 2003 Server Group Policy Enhancements, Part II - A continuation of our look at Windows 2003 Group Policy Objects with an axamination of WMI Filters

Examining Windows Server 2003 Group Policy Enhancements - An overview of Group Policy Management in Windows Server 2003

Windows Terminal Services in Windows Server 2003: A Preview - An overview of the offerings and licensing changes in Windows Terminal Services

Hacking for Everyone - A review of Syngress Publishing's "Hack Proofing Your Network"

How to implement Restricted Groups in Windows NT - Windows 2000 offers a feature called Restricted Groups, applied via Security Settings in Group Policies

How Secure Is Encrypted File System? - Considerations to keep in mind when deploying Encrypted File System in a Windows 2000/XP Professional environment

Windows Services Management With WMI (Part 3) - Examines methods that enable users to install and remove Windows services

Windows Services Management With WMI (Part 2) - Discusses methods that allow parameters of Windows services to be modified

Windows Services Management With WMI (Part 1) - Learn how to manage Windows services using WMI scripting; also offers a variety of basic scripts to better manage the Win32_Service class

Testing IP connectivity With WMI - Using properties of Win32_PingStatus class to test network connectivity

Setting Network Parameters Using WMI (Part 2) - WMI makes setting scripting configuration of network parameters easier than ever; the Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration class is one way to do this and is overviewed in this article

Setting Network Parameters Using WMI (Part 1) - WMI makes setting scripting configuration of network parameters easier than ever; the Win32_NetworkAdapter class is one way to do this and is overviewed in this article

Troubleshooting Group Policies - Tools and techniques for troubleshooting Group Policies in Windows 2000 and XP

Windows 2000/XP and hard drive size limits - The size does matter...

Accessing Active Directory via Active Server Pages (Part 3) - Caveats of IIS Authentication

Accessing Active Directory via Active Server Pages (Part 2) - About delegation for non-managers

Accessing Active Directory via Active Server Pages (Part 1) - Listing AD Groups via Web Pages

Managing Windows Registry with Scripting (Part 4) - Modifying Registry Permissions

Managing Windows Registry with Scripting (Part 3) - Displaying Registry permissions

Managing Windows Registry with Scripting (Part 2) - Creating, deleting, and enumerating registry keys and values

Managing Windows Registry with Scripting (Part 1) - About limitations of Windows Script Host and how to get around them

WMI for Everyone - WMI without scripting (well, almost ...)

Managing Local Group and User Accounts in a Domain environment - How to automate resetting local account passwords and modifying membership of local groups

Inventory of Users and Computers using ADSI - How to automate collecting information about users and computers

Scripting NTFS permissions with ADSI (Part 3) - Time for a change ...

Scripting NTFS permissions with ADSI (Part 2) - Showing all your ACEs

Scripting NTFS permissions with ADSI (Part 1) - Let's start with acronyms - SDs, DACLs, SACLs, ACEs ...

Searching for the Missing Link - or how to avoid AD sizing problems

The best ways to get Thin - Diet tips? well, not exactly...

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