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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Unleashed, 2nd Edition

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  • Full lifecycle coverage—Covers planning, prototyping, migration, deployment, installation, management, and more.
    • Enables students to participate in any phase of Windows Server 2003 deployment or management, while understanding how all phases fit together.

  • In-depth, step-by-step coverage of Windows Server 2003 security —Contains four full chapters on Windows security, securing network transport, implementing and managing security policies, and much more.
    • Helps students secure Windows Server 2003 against attacks, intrusion, and malware.

  • Start-to-finish coverage of Active Directory—Includes a full section on Active Directory, including a “book within a book” on Active Directory, including a complete primer, two chapters on designing Active Directory implementations, and detailed coverage of infrastructure and integration.
    • Helps students implement and manage Active Directory services reliably and cost-effectively.

  • Dozens of best practices from working Windows Server consultants and administrators—Draws on the authors immense experience deploying and managing Windows Server 2003 in widely diverse environments, including large enterprises.
    • Helps students draw on the practical experience of world-class experts to achieve their goals more efficiently, while avoiding costly or dangerous mistakes.

  • Practical troubleshooting—Presents many troubleshooting topics and techniques.
    • Shows students how to avoid and resolve the most common problems they will face in deploying or managing Windows Server 2003.

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  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Premium Website
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32667-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32667-7

What was once good just got better. Through the release of several feature packs, Microsoft has added 15 new features to their Windows Server 2003. As an IT professional, you are probably aware of what these features are and have installed them, but you may not be aware of what their full capability is and how to troubleshoot the system with them in place. Sams has published a second edition of the best selling Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Unleashed as an updated reference guide in response to these new features. Learn about the new Group Policy Management Console, Timewarp Client, Security Configuration Wizard and more as you plan, implement and administer your Windows 2003 environment.

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Installing Windows Server 2003

Installing Windows Server 2003: Making Decisions

Table of Contents



Introduction.

I. WINDOWS SERVER 2003 OVERVIEW.

 1. Windows Server 2003 Technology Primer.
 2. Best Practices at Planning, Prototyping, Migrating, and Deploying Windows Server 2003.
 3. Installing Windows Server 2003.

II. WINDOWS SERVER 2003 ACTIVE DIRECTORY.

 4. Active Directory Primer.
 5. Designing a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory.
 6. Designing a Windows Server 2003 Active Designing Organizational Unit and Group Structure.
 7. Active Directory Infrastructure.
 8. Integrating AD with Novell, Unix, and NT4 Directories.

III. NETWORKING SERVICES.

 9. Domain Name System.
10. DHCP/WINS/Domain Controllers.
11. Internet Information Services.

IV. SECURITY.

12. Server-Level Security.
13. Transport-Level Security.
14. Windows Server 2003 Passports.
15. Security Policies and Security Tools.

V. MIGRATING TO WINDOWS SERVER 2003.

16. Migrating from NT4 to Windows Server 2003.
17. Migrating from Windows Server 2000 to Windows Server 2003.
18. Compatibility Testing.

VI. WINDOWS SERVER 2003 ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT.

19. Windows Server 2003 User, Group, and Site Administration.
20. Windows Server 2003 Registry.
21. Windows Server 2003 Group Policies.
22. Windows Server 2003 Management and Maintenance Practices.
23. Automating Tasks Using Windows Server 2003 Scripting.
24. Documenting a Windows Server 2003 Environment.
25. Integrating a MOM with Windows Server 2003.

VII. REMOTE AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES.

26. Server-to-Client Remote and Mobile Access.
27. Terminal Services.

VIII. DESKTOP ADMINISTRATION.

28. Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools for Desktops.
29. Group Policy Management for Network Clients.

IX. FAULT TOLERANCE TECHNOLOGIES.

30. Filesystem Fault Tolerance (DFS).
31. System-level Fault Tolerance (Clustering/Network Load Balancing).
32. Backing Up the Windows Server 2003 Environment.
33. Recovering from a Disaster.

X. PROBLEM SOLVING, DEBUGGING, AND OPTIMIZATION.

34. Logging and Debugging.
35. Capacity Analysis and Performance Optimization.

XI. INTEGRATED WINDOWS APPLICATION SERVICES.

36. Windows Share Point Services.
37. Windows Media Services.

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