How to Cheat at Windows System Administration Using Command Line Scripts

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Elsevier, Oct 9, 2006 - Computers - 400 pages
How to Cheat at Windows Systems Administrators using Command Line Scripts teaches system administrators hundreds of powerful, time-saving tips for automating daily system administration tasks using Windows command line scripts.

With every new version of Windows, Microsoft is trying to ease the administration jobs by adding more and more layers of graphical user interface (GUI) or configuration wizards (dialog boxes). While these ‘wizards’ are interactive and make the administrator’s job easier, they are not always the most convenient and efficient way to accomplish the everyday administration tasks. These wizards are time consuming and, at times, may seem a bit confusing. The purpose of the book is to teach administrators how to use command-line scripts to complete everyday administration jobs, solve recurring network problems and at the same time improve their efficiency.
  • Provides system administrators with hundreds of tips, tricks, and scripts to complete administration tasks more quickly and efficiently.
  • No direct competition for a core tool for Windows administrators.
  • Builds on success of other books in the series including How to Cheat at Managing Windows Small Business Server 2003 and How to Cheat at Managing Microsoft Operations Manager 2005.
 

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Quite helpful in practical aspects for Windows Administration !! The ultimate guide for the beginners.

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Contents

Basic Windows Administration
95
Managing Windows Systems and Printers
203
Working with Active Directory
305
Windows Networking
375
Appendix A MSDOS Commands Not Supported in Windows XP and Windows 2003
443
MSDOS Commands Not Supported in Windows XP2003 64Bit Operating Systems
450
Index
457
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Pawan Bhardwaj, an independent technical trainer and author, is MCSE, MCSA, Security+, Network+, I-Net+ and A+ certified. He teaches Windows Administration and Networking classes and also provides consulting to training institutions. He has authored or contributed to 12 certification books and served as technical reviewer for the best selling title 'MCSE Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell' and 'MCSE 2003 Core Exams in a Nutshell' by O'Reilly.

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