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Windows Server: Best of 2010

Popular Windows Server-related topics on TechRepublic in 2010 include the netstat command, Sysinternals, and Group Policy tips. Check out the top five Windows Server posts of the year.

Popular Windows Server-related topics on TechRepublic in 2010 include the netstat command, Sysinternals, and Group Policy tips. Check out the top five Windows Server posts of the year.

1: Netstat tips and tricks for Windows Server admins

Maintaining command-line finesse is an important objective for Windows Server administrators. Rick Vanover offers some pointers on using the netstat command.

2: Use Sysinternals Active Directory Explorer to make a domain snapshot

Sysinternals Active Directory Explorer is a good forensic tool to see what has changed with an Active Directory domain without too much work.

3: Identify and remove unnecessary startup tasks with Autoruns

When it comes to what is run at startup on a Windows server, it can be difficult to determine where something is launched. A Sysinternals tool makes this task easy.

4: VMMap Sysinternals tool provides visual memory map

The Sysinternals tools are among the best for managing and troubleshooting Windows systems at granular levels. Check out a tool called VMMap.

5: Manage DNS suffix configuration through Group Policy

Configuration issues are frequently identified to DNS settings. Rick Vanover shows how to centrally manage DNS suffix configuration with Group Policy.

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