Zubair Alexander

Zubair
Alexander

Zubair Alexander is a contributing editor and online columnist for Windows IT Proi>, an MCSE, an MCT, a Novell CNA, and a Microsoft EST. He specializes in design, implementation, and engineering of enterprise network services.

Articles
Additional Windows 2000 Glossary Entries 2
This week, columnist Zubair Alexander presents the fourth in an occasional series of Windows 2000 Ready columns that he devotes to defining new Windows 2000 terms and concepts.
DHCP User Class and Vendor Class Options 8
This week, columnist Zubair Alexander focuses on the support for user-specified and vendor-specified DHCP options—features that let administrators assign separate options to clients with similar configuration requirements.
Upgrading a Windows NT Domain to Windows 2000 19
Depending on your migration plan, you can take several approaches to upgrade your Windows NT domain to a Windows 2000 domain. This week, columnist Zubair Alexander talks about a common scenario that will work for most organizations.
Driver Signing and File System Verification 1
Columnist Zubair Alexander discusses two Windows 2000 features that give you several new options for working with system files.
Using Windows 2000's Run As Command 32
Columnist Zubair Alexander discusses Windows 2000’s Run As command, which lets you log on as one user (e.g., a member of the Users group) and run programs as a different user (e.g., a member of the Administrators group).
Windows 2000's Network Address Translation (NAT) - 23 Dec 1999 16
Microsoft's implemetation of NAT provides the simplicity, flexibility, and low cost of the traditional Network Address Translator Internet standard. Microsoft has added more features to its flavor of NAT to make it easier to use.
Troubleshooting IP Security Problems 1
Microsoft has included a new service called IP Security with Windows 2000 that offers machine-based authentication. But before you use the service, you should know how to troubleshoot IPSec to ensure that it's working properly in your environment.
Windows 2000 System File Utilities 6
Columnist Zubair Alexander discusses a little known but important Windows 2000 (Win2K) feature called Windows File Protection and a related utility known as the System File Checker (SFC).
More Windows 2000 Topics, Acronyms, and Concepts 1
This week, columnist Zubair Alexander presents the third in an occasional series of Windows 2000 Ready columns that he'll devote to defining new Windows 2000 terms and concepts.
A Windows 2000 Post-Installation Checklist 4
Columnist Zubair Alexander shares the configuration changes he makes each time he installs Windows 2000.
Backing Up and Restoring the System State 25
Columnist Zubair Alexander discusses backing up and restoring the essential system components known in Windows 2000 as the system state.
DNS Migration Issues in a Mixed Environment 8
Zubair Alexander looks at some of the issues that companies operating in a mixed environment with NT, UNIX, Novell, and the like will face as they migrate to Windows 2000.
Using Windows 2000's Multiple Monitor Functionality 41
Windows 2000 (Win2K) has a cool new feature that lets you attach multiple monitors to one Win2K system. The idea is to give you more desktop space than you get with just one monitor.
More Windows 2000 Glossary Entries 4
This week, columnist Zubair Alexander presents the second in an occasional series of Windows 2000 Ready columns that he'll devote to defining new Windows 2000 terms and concepts.
Automatic Private IP Addressing - 25 Oct 1999 33
This week, columnist Zubair Alexander examines Windows 2000's Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA), one of several useful features in the new OS for small office/home office environments.
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