Mastering Windows Server 2003

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Wiley, Oct 9, 2006 - Computers - 711 pages
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The In-depth Coverage You've Been Waiting for on SP1 and R2

Picking up where Mastering Windows Server 2003 left off, bestselling author and leadingWindows Server expert Mark Minasi returns with a much-anticipated Upgrade Edition that delivers exactly the information you need to understand SP1 and R2. With clear, hands-on instruction, this book thoroughly covers features and changes that have been largely undocumented in the marketplace until now, from SP1's critical security enhancements to R2's new management/administration tools, enhanced print controls, and more. If you manage, maintain, or depend on Windows Server 2003, this is the book you've been waiting for!

Coverage includes: Getting and installing SP1Hiding folders from prying eyes with ABEDe-worming Windows(R) with Data Execution Prevention (DEP)Solving SP1/R2 incompatibilitiesStopping spyware and locking up portsStopping mobile thieves by blocking USB memory sticksUpgrading to R2 and getting to know its GUIUnderstanding R2's new Print Management ConsoleControlling folder usage with quotas and moreIntegrating Unix and WindowsWorking with Active Directory

Coverage Focused Specifically on Critical SP1 and R2 Updates

Insights from One of the World's Leading Windows Authorities

Fills the Information Gap on SP1 and R2

For the fourth year in a row, Mark Minasi is the winner of Reader's Choice Award for Favorite Technical Author.

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Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
AccessBased Enumeration ABE
DeWorming Windows with Data Execution Prevention DEP

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About the author (2006)

Mark Minasi, MCSE, is one of the world's leading Windows authorities. He teaches classes in 15 countries and is a much sought-after speaker at conferences and industry gathering keynotes. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks. Mark has written over 15 books for Sybex, including the market-leading Mastering Windows Server 2003 and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide.

Rhonda Layfield has been in the IT industry for 25 years and worked in every capacity, from running network cables in the US Navy to consulting with a number of Fortune 500 companies in a vast array of technologies. She enjoys sharing what she has learned, both by writing and presenting at national conferences.

Lisa Justice is a senior systems administrator and IT project manager with an employee-owned research corporation in Rockville, Maryland. She has been supporting, managing, and building Unix and Windows-based networks for over ten years. Occasionally, when Mark twists her arm, she also writes about them. Lisa is a coauthor of Mastering Windows Server 2003 and a contributor to Mastering Windows 2000 Server and Mastering Windows NT Server 4.

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