Core MCSE

Core MCSE

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This is a single source for expert preparation on four of Microsoft's five Core MCSE Exams: Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0; Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows Server 4.0; Implementing and Supporting Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 in the Enterprise; and Implementing and Supporting Windows 98. Coverage includes planning for deployment, developing security strategies, working with system policies and user profiles; access control; installation/configuration; basic Windows networking; file, printer, and resource sharing; configuring hardware and backups; disk management, using the registry, monitoring performance, optimization, troubleshooting, NT Server domain and directory services planning, integrating with NetWare networks, and much more. The book includes test questions at the end of each chapter, sample texts in the appendix, access to an interactive training Web site - even a free CBT Systems course on the CD-ROM, worth $225!show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 180 x 240 x 60mm | 2,063g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130828610
  • 9780130828613

Table of contents

About the Authors. Acknowledgments. Preface. I. Windows NT Server 4.0. Planning for Windows NT Server. Selecting Microsoft Operating Systems. Selecting Network Models. Selecting Disk Drive Configurations. Selecting Network Protocols. Installing and Configuring Windows NT Server. Preparing for Windows NT Server Installation. Installing Windows NT Server. Selecting Server Roles. Configuring Network Protocols. Configuring Core Services. Configuring Communications Devices and Peripherals. Configuring Disk Drives. Configuring Print Services. Configuring Client Support. Managing Windows NT Server. Managing Users and Groups. Establishing Policies and Profiles. Managing the Server from the Client. Managing Mass Storage. Connecting with Windows NT Server. Connecting With NetWare. Connecting With Remote Access Service. Monitoring and Optimizing Windows NT Server. Optimizing Performance. Monitoring Performance. Troubleshooting Windows NT Server. Troubleshooting the Installation. Troubleshooting Boot Failure. Troubleshooting the Configuration. Troubleshooting Resource Access and Permissions. Troubleshooting Connectivity. Troubleshooting Remote Access. Troubleshooting Printing. Recovering With Fault-Tolerance. II. Windows NT Server 4.0 in the Enterprise. Planning for Windows NT Server in the Enterprise. Selecting a Directory Services Architecture. Planning for Fault Tolerance. Selecting Network Protocols. Installing and Configuring Windows NT Server in the Enterprise. Installing Windows NT Server in Multiple Server Roles. Configuring Network Protocols. Configuring Core Services. Configuring Disk Drives. Configuring Print Services. Configuring Client Support. Managing Windows NT Server in the Enterprise. Managing Users and Groups. Establishing Policies and Profiles. Managing the Server from the Client. Managing Storage Resources. Connecting with Windows NT Server in the Enterprise. Connecting With NetWare. Connecting With AppleTalk. Configuring Multiprotocol Routing. Configuring Internet Information Server. Configuring Internet Services. Connecting With Remote Access Service. Monitoring and Optimizing Windows NT Server in the Enterprise. Monitoring and Analyzing Performance. Baselining. Evaluating Bottlenecks. Monitoring the Network. Optimizing Performance. Troubleshooting Windows NT Server in the Enterprise. Troubleshooting the Installation. Troubleshooting Boot Failures. Troubleshooting the Configuration and Registry. Troubleshooting Printing. Troubleshooting Remote Access. Troubleshooting Connectivity. Troubleshooting Access and Permissions. Recovering With Fault Tolerance. Advanced Troubleshooting. III. Windows NT Workstation 4.0. Planning for Windows NT Workstation. Creating Installation Files. Choosing a File System. Sharing and Securing Resources. Installing and Configuring Windows NT Workstation. Installing Windows NT Workstation. Setting Up a Dual-Boot System. Removing Windows NT Workstation. Upgrading to Windows NT Workstation. Configuring Server-Based Installations. Installing and Configuring Hardware. Configuring with Control Panel Applications. Managing Windows NT Workstation. Managing Local User and Group Accounts. Managing User Profiles. Managing Share Permissions. Managing NTFS Permissions. Managing Printers. Managing Disk Drives. Connecting with Windows NT Workstation. Adding and Configuring Network Components. Accessing Network Resources. Windows NT Workstation as NetWare Client. Windows NT Workstation as TCP/IP Client. Adding and Configuring Dial-up Networking. Configuring Peer Web Services. Running Applications Under Windows NT Workstation. Starting Applications in Various Operating System Environments. Application Support for Intel and RISC Platforms. Launching Applications at Varying Priorities. Optimizing Windows NT Workstation. Monitoring System Performance. Identifying and Resolving Performance Problems. Optimizing System Performance. Troubleshooting Windows NT Workstation. Resolving Boot Process Failures. Resolving Print Failures. Resolving Installation Failures. Resolving Application Failures. Resolving Resource Access Problems. Modifying the Registry. Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques. IV. Windows 98. Planning for Windows 98. System Requirements for Windows 98. Planning for Windows 98. Installing Windows 98. Configuring Windows 98 Server Components. Installing and Configuring Windows 98. Installing and Configuring Network Components. Installing and Configuring Network Protocols. Installing and Configuring Hardware Devices. Managing Windows 98. Managing Shared Resources. Managing Data and Disks. Windows 98 as Client. Optimizing Windows 98. Monitoring Performance. Optimizing Performance. Troubleshooting Windows 98. Troubleshooting Hardware Installation and Boot Failures. Troubleshooting Connectivity Problems. Troubleshooting Printing. Troubleshooting File System Problems. Appendix. Index.show more

About Tom Dell

Thomas Dellis President of Scion Networks, a leading consultant for network implementation and training. He resides in San Francisco, CA.show more