Windows Server 2003 Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, May 5, 2008 - Computers - 1185 pages
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If Windows Server 2003 can do it, you can do it, too...

This comprehensive reference provides what you need to plan, install, configure, and maintain a Windows Server 2003 R2, SP1, operating system. Covering critical new SP1 security features, the new Windows Update service, and expanded Active Directory management tools, the latest edition of this guide is packed with information, including key changes that alter the way the powerful Windows Server 2003 operating system is installed, configured, and maintained. Improve security, extend your corporate network, optimize e-mail, chat, and other communications, and more - this book will show you how.

Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Windows Server 2003

  • Plan your Windows Server 2003 R2, SP1, single-system or enterprise deployment
  • Find out the best ways to secure the network, including encryption, secure sockets, Kerberos, and other certificates
  • Protect your corporate network automatically with new Windows Update Service
  • Extend the enterprise network to branch offices with enhanced Active Directory management tools
  • Facilitate change control over users, computers, security, and the workspace, using Group Policy technology
  • Develop an effective storage, backup, and disaster recovery strategy
  • Implement scalable solutions that stay up and online day after day, and still handle disasters
  • Explore thin-client deployment, set up Terminal Services, and configure application servers
  • Stay on top of printer management, Internet printing, and troubleshooting

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

 

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Contents

Summary
570
DNS and WINS
571
Routing and Remote Access
617
Configuring a VPN Server
661
Using RADIUS
669
Summary
676
Availability Management
677
Troubleshooting
708

Tinkering in the labs
132
Installing Windows Server 2003
149
Configuring Windows Server 2003
185
Active Directory Services
241
Planning for Active Directory
243
Organizing a Logical Domain Structure
263
Summary
299
Active Directory Physical Architecture
301
A Site Architecture
334
Time
341
Active Directory Installation and Deployment
345
Summary
373
Active Directory Management
375
Summary
402
Managing Users and Groups
403
Change Control Group Policy and Workspace
449
Change Control Group Policy and Workspace Management
451
Getting Started
481
Architecting Group Policy
486
Summary
497
Networking and Communication Services
499
Understanding and Using IPv6
517
SNMP
535
DHCP
547
Backup and Restore
715
Disaster Recovery
751
Disaster Recovery
753
Summary
776
Auditing Windows Server 2003
777
Service Level
785
Getting to Know Your Servers
800
Windows Server 2003 High Availability Services
807
Windows Server 2003 High Availability Services
809
Summary
878
File Print Web and Application Services
879
Windows Server 2003 File Systems
881
Services for Unix
929
Sharing and Securing Files and Folders
949
Summary
1000
Print Services
1003
Print Services Strategy
1012
Printer Administration
1023
Web FTP and Intranet Services
1037
Summary
1083
Terminal Services
1087
Summary
1120
Index
1121
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About the author (2008)

Jeffrey R. Shapiro (Boca Raton, Florida) has worked in Information Technology for nearly 15 years. He has published more than 12 books on IT, network administration, and software development, and has written for numerous publications over the years. He also regularly speaks at events, and frequently participates in training courses on Microsoft systems. In 2003, he was selected to lead Broward County’s NetWare to Windows Server 2003 migration project. His mission was to consolidate hundreds of NetWare Servers to 50 highperformance Windows Server 2003 servers. Jeffrey continues to architect and design systems, specializing in the data tier. He also writes the Windows Server 2003 column for serverpipline at www.serverpipeline.com.

Jim Boyce (Rothsay, Minnesota) is a freelance author and former contributing editor and monthly columnist for WINDOWS magazine. Jim has authored and co-authored more than 45 books about computer software and hardware, and is a frequent contributor to techrepublic.com and other technical publications. He has been involved with computers since the late 1970s as a programmer and systems manager in a variety of capacities. He has a wide range of experience in the DOS, Windows, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, and Unix environments.

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