Mar 222008
 

If you want to make use of Disk Quotas and Remote Installation Deployment tools, you will need to have separate partitions/drives to store the areas on.  It is generally good practice to have at least 2 or more partitions on your Windows Server 2003 machine.

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Mar 212008
 

Getting a company to setup and install your network will always be easier than planning and deploying your own network solution, but if you have the time and are willing to learn then you can save your school some money.  This guide will attempt to help you to setup a Windows Server 2003 Domain for your school network.

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Mar 072008
 

The Microsoft Windows Image format (WIM) is a file based format used in Windows Vista and can also be used to deploy legacy Windows XP workstations.  Because the format is file based, there are several advantages associated with this.  The image can be applied to a FAT or NTFS partition.  The format also offers Single Instance, meaning that a file is only stored once in the entire WIM image. 

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Mar 022008
 

There are many new features in Exchange 2007 that Schools may benefit from.  There are plenty or articles and bits of information about Exchange 2007 already on the Internet.  But there is not really a basic Migration guide, so I have tried to fill in the gaps so that at least School Network Administrators can have some heads up before leaping to Exchange 2007. 

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Feb 142008
 

Since ICT has become a major part of the school curriculum, the use of computers and IT resources has grown exponentially.  Almost gone are the days of running a few standalone PCs, or running a Peer to Peer Internet enabled network.  It is time to embrace the centralised server environment.  It isn't as complex as it seems.  This guide will help you to plan for your new network and give you some things to look out for when discussing a network with a third party company.

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Sending Data to Capita

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Feb 132008
 

There comes a time where your SIMS database has something wrong with it, that will ultimately require a custom patch to fix the problem.  Traditionally once Capita request your data, you would have sent it on a CD/DVD or uploaded the files to their FTP server.  However there has never been any requirement to Encrypt the data before sending it.

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