|Collection of Typical Meeting Topics
2000 Server Implemenation and Migration
systems for cable and equipment - options for cable trays, ladders,
load capacity, installation methods (Cable Installation & Maintenance
fiber - safety hazards, tools, methods (Cable Installation & Maintenance
Job Seminar - Bring your resume, ask questions make contacts
Security - Protection for web legal probelms; How to do a security
review; Integrating distributed security; security problems with wireless
over IP; security traps, dangers and safeguards; scanning for vunerabilities;authenticate
to NT using password hash; securing NT, linux, unix, NetWare; countering
attacks; hacker tricks and demos
Script Host - tutorial and application (login scripts)
Internet Portals - What are they? How to ad them to an enterprise
PKI - encription systems - what's good for the average company? (Network
Magazine Oct 1999) Migrating systems - process for the consultant
(Software Strategies Nov/Dec 1999)
XML vs HTML - Tutorial - How to use it today (Network Magazine Oct
configuration of routers, differences between major competitors; When/Why/How
to use a switch; Rip/Sap - NLSP - Why some applications require one
or the other; Protocols - What woks the best? Getting rid of unnecesary
protocals and network traffic
time anti-virus scanners. Which ones can be managed and updated using
network processes? Integrating scanners with GroupWise or Exchange.
Windows 2000 topic: Review and discussion of known problems. Could
work also with Office 2000.
Windows Update is web based designed for the individual user. How
can the network administrator manage Windows updates at the network
level and insure updates are applied?
overview of how to change NT server from Primary Server to PDC. Can
existing application configurations be preserved. How to document
system configurations. How to effectively compare apparently like
systems at the hardware level for use with NT imaging programs.
Procedure and recommended tools for certifying cable and components.
Tracking down cabling, Nic, connector issues - a procedure.
topics: Different ways to optimize NetWare 4.x/5.x servers - procedural
approach. What is the importance of the first NDS server on the network?
Should the first NDS server be designated to another server as the
number of server and loads increase? How? How do you know when a server
is at over capacity? How and why of doing NDS health checks? Tools
for editing NDS?
NetWare servers, Zenworks on Win 9x and NT stations. Steps to optimize
Windows platforms for optimal performance.
recovery procedures on NT or NetWare. When you only have the original
source disks? HP One Step, ArcServeIT, Backup exec, Replica
solutions as alternatives for Netware or NT -- DHCP, Router, Proxy,
is the best way to provide a 5 person company with a network, internet
browser, email, antivirus and a shared office application suite.
to optimize NT workstations on a NetWare network having no domain
controller. How to diminish broadcast storms and elections on Win
9x and NT networks.
vrs Multimode fiber - uses, difference between manufacturers products,
methods of handling and media connections - Related article: Cabling
Installation & Maintenance Dec 1998
Cable management systems - what is good, Perfect Patch? At what point
is cable management a hindrance? Preparing for Cat xx
about using Lucent Category 5 25-pair trunk cables in the corporate
network? What is needed to make it work?
Network Security Suite - Hacker Shield. How does the network administrator
determine the network's hacker exposure.
UDP ports - What are they? How do I know which ports are in use? How
are the ports secured.
NetWare bindery/NDS compares with Active Directory.
and Windows NT; Complications of using TCP/IP in a mixed environment
web site design -what's hot? Legal and copyright issues? Integration
of data stores into web fronts, object oriented database design -a