Windows Server 2003 Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, May 23, 2006 - 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

Part I Windows Server 2003 Architecture
1
Part II Planning Installation and Configuration
109
Part III Active Directory Services
241
Part IV Networking and Communication Services
499
Part V Availability Management
677
Part VI File Print Web and Application Services
879
Index
1121
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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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