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What is a reasonable maintenance schedule for Windows PCs?

I am in charge of maintaining around 25 PCs with various versions of Windows (Vista, 7, 8). I was thinking something along the following lines: Every 4–6 months: Take an image of the system ...
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Can I Run SQL Maintenance plan to rebuild indices anytime?

Can I Run a maintenance plan that does Index Maintenance anytime? I've got a slow database right now and I have a index maintenance plan that is set to run every week. I did database update ...
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Scheduled Server Maintenance Holding Page

we are going to perform scheduled maintenance on our server, which runs IIS etc. We may need to restart the server to update Windows etc. I am wondering if it is possible to configure our DNS records ...
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How do *you* track and document routine maintenance?

What software or system do you guys out on server fault use to remind you to do routine maintenance? How do you checklist and log the various items you are supposed to check? Do you have an internal ...
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looking for a clean way of how to bring down a ftp server for maintenance

i'm currently thinking of a clean way of how to bring an ftp server down for maintenance. i wonder, if anybody out there could give me some hints of how to solve this: i don't want to interrupt any ...