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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 2000 Server in 24 Hours


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  • Copyright 2000
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 560
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-31940-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-31940-2

Designed specifically for the small network user, and updated to cover the Gold version of MS Windows 2000 Server, this book presents a set of tutorials that instruct readers how to install or upgrade Windows 2000.

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Table of Contents


Hour 1. Introduction to Windows 2000 Server.

What Windows 2000 Server Offers. Server Management. File and Print Services. Network Services. Security. What's in Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Datacenter Server? Summary. Workshop.

Hour 2. Architecture and Boot Process.

Modular Construction. Processing. Memory. The X86 Boot Process. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 3. Installing Windows 2000 Server.

What Are the Server Requirements? Some First Steps. The Text-Based Installation Process. The Graphical Installation Process. How to Upgrade from Windows NT. Installing a Dual Boot Configuration. How to Install Windows Terminal Services. What Are the Windows 2000 Licensing Models. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 4. Using the Windows 2000 Interface.

The Windows 2000 Desktop. The Task Manager. The Microsoft Management Console. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 5. The Control Panel.

The Control Panel Folder. Summary. Workshop.


Hour 6. Domains and the Active Directory.

The History of NT's Domains and Trusts. NT and Windows 2000 Server Domain Controller Roles. Why Do I Need a Directory? Windows 2000 Server's DNS and Domains. Understanding the Trees and Forests. Your First Windows 2000 Server Domain Controller. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 7. Advanced Planning for Domains, Domain Controllers, and the Active.

Directory. Upgrading Existing NT Domains and Domain Controllers. Heterogeneous NT 4/Windows 2000 Server Environments. Organization Units. Planning and Implementing Sites. Naming and Placement Strategy. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 8. Server Types, Local Users, and Groups.

Server Types: Standalone Versus Member Versus Domain Controllers. Account Names. Users on Standalone Servers. Groups Defined. Groups on Standalone Windows 2000 Servers. Why Bother with Local Users and Groups? Summary. Workshop

Hour 9. Users, Groups, and Machine Accounts on Domain Controllers.

Users on Windows 2000 Server Domain Controllers. Groups with Domain Controllers. Consequences of Changing from Mixed to Native Mode. Understanding Computer Accounts. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 10. Active Directory Entities.

Publishing Objects in the Active Directory. Searching for Entries in the Active Directory. Planning Your Organizational Units. Creating Organizational Units. Understanding Delegation. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 11. Volumes and Disks.

Using the Disk Management Windows. About Disks and Volumes. Understanding RAID. How to Back Up Your Disks. How to Defragment Your Disks. Using Remote Storage. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 12. NTFS Permissions.

NTFS Permissions. Compressing Files and Folders on NTFS. Copying and Moving Files and Folders. Disk Quotas. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 13. Shares and Dfs.

Shares. Distributed File System. Client Connections to Shares and Dfs Points. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 14. Profiles and Policies.

What Is a Profile? Group Policy. Summary. Workshop.


Hour 15. Protocols and Networking Fundamentals.

The Windows 2000 Network Protocol Stack. Alternative Protocols (NetBEUI, IPX/SPX, DLC, and AppleTalk). TCP/IP Addressing and Subnetting. TCP/IP Client Options. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 16. DNS, WINS, and DHCP.

DNS. WINS. DHCP. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 17. Network and Dial-Up Connectivity.

Dial-up Connections. Remote Access Services. Creating and Managing Virtual Private Networks Using Secure Tunneling. (PPTP). Using Windows 2000 Telephony Services. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 18. Windows Terminal Services.

What Is Windows Terminal Services? Installing and Configuring Windows Terminal Services. How to Configure Windows-Based Terminals and Other Clients. How to Manage Connections. Managing Accounts and Profiles on WTS. Managing Users, Sessions, and Processes. How to Install and Manage Application Software on WTS. Performance Analysis of WTS Servers. How to Comply with WTS Licensing Issues. Citrix MetaFrame. SCO Tarantella. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 19. Printing.

Understanding the Printing Process. Working with Print Servers. How to Set Up and Share a Printer via LPR. Connecting Clients to a Printer. Understanding the Print Queue and Print Jobs. Summary. Q&A. Workshop.


Hour 20. Client Services, IntelliMirror, and ZAW.

Which Clients Can Connect to Windows 2000 Server? ZAW and IntelliMirror. Rapid Client Deployment Methods. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 21. Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics.

About the Windows Event Model Using the Event Viewer and the Event Logs. About Windows Counters. Using the Performance Monitor to Measure System and Network Performance. Using the Network Monitor. How to Monitor Services. How to Create Alerts. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 22. Programming Tools.

Using the Command Line. About the Windows Scripting Host. Using Scripts. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 23. Security Services.

How Key Pairs Work. Kerberos Authentication. Working with Certificates. Hardware Security. The Encrypting File System. Secure Internet Protocols. Summary. Workshop.

Hour 24. Internet Information Server.

How to Install or Upgrade IIS Components. How to Use the Internet Services Manager. How to Specify the Home Directory for Your Server. How to Create Web Sites. How to Install and Use the FrontPage Extensions. How to Manage User Access with IP and Domain Filtering. How to Redirect Users to Other Web Sites. How to Enable and Manage Authentication. How to Enable and Manage Logging. How to Tune for Performance. Summary. Workshop.


Appendix A: Answers. Appendix B: Glossary.



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