Windows NT Administration and Security

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For Introduction to Windows NT and Operating Systems courses.This easy-to-understand introduction fills the void for an accessible presentation of Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server Operating Systems. This text presents students with a simple approach to understanding this system from the perspective of NT more

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  • Hardback | 275 pages
  • 184.15 x 241.3 x 19.05mm | 580.6g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130263354
  • 9780130263353

Table of contents

1. Introducing Windows NT. Objectives. Brief History. Common Features. Installing Windows NT. Removing Windows NT. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.2. Windows NT Architecture. Objectives. How the Virtual Memory System Works. The Performance Monitor Utility. Objects, Instances, and Counters. Observing Current Data and Information. Chart Selections. Current Observing Alerts. Alert Options. Current Data and Information Reports. Using Existing Log Files. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.3. Account Administration. Objectives. The Logon Process. The NT Administrator Role. Starting and Exiting User Manager for Domains. The Low Speed Connection Option. Sorting by User Name or Full Name. Users of the User Manager for Domains Utility. Managing Users. Built-In Accounts. Creating an Account. Modifying User Accounts. User Profile. The Account Policy. The Audit Policy. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.4. Group Management. Objectives. Overview. Built-In Groups. Creating Global and Local Groups. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.5. Domain Management. Objectives. Planning a Domain. The Server Manager Utility. Promoting a Backup Domain Controller. Demoting a Primary Domain Controller. Synchronization of Primary and Backup Domain Controllers. Adding and Removing of Domain Controllers. Trust Relationships. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.6. The Event Viewer Utility. Objectives. Overview. Starting and Exiting the Event Viewer Utility. Event Viewer Utility Details. Event Log Settings. Sorting Events. Filtering of Events. Event Viewer Reporting. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.7. File, Share, and Directory Security. Objectives. Overview. File Permissions. Directory Permissions. Special Access Permissions. Share Permissions. Auditing. Managing Auditing or Permission Lists. Take Ownership. Mapping Drives and Directories. Connecting to a Network Drive. Disconnecting from a Network Drive. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.8. Using the Control Panel. Objectives. Overview. Using Screen Savers. Using the Date and Time Features. Serial Port Options. Fonts. Changing the Display. Using Printers. Managing Devices. Device Startup. Dual-Booting. Environment Variables. The Virtual Memory Paging File. The Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). Configuring the Networks. Troubleshooting Tips. Questions.9. Printer Resource Management. Objectives. Overview. Starting and Exiting from the Printers Window. Installing Printers. Removing Printers. Printer Hours. Printer Priority. Printer Permissions. Forms. Printer Auditing. Taking Ownership of the Printer. Troubleshooting Tips.10. The NT Registry. Objectives. Where We Are Coming From. Today. Simple Structure of the Registry. Handle Keys. Keys and Associated Subkeys. HKEY CLASSES_ROOT. HKEY CURRENT USER. HKEY LOCAL_MACHINE. Values. Registry Problems. Registry Protection-The Repair Disk Utility. Last Known Good Configuration. Differences and Similarities between REGEDIT and REGEDT32. Adding Registry Keys. Editing Registry Values. Searching for Registry Entries. Exporting and Importing Registry Data. Implementing a Customized Registry Policy.Appendix A The Command Line. Objectives. Overview. Changing Window Modes. Command Classifications. Parameters and Switches. Native Commands. Subsystem Commands. TCP/IP Commands. Configuration Commands. Command Symbols. Batch Programs. Troubleshooting Tips.Appendix B: Windows NT Security. Objectives. Why Consider NT Security? Windows NT Security Guideline.Appendix C: Event Codes. Appendix D: Windows NT Lab Exercises. The NT Administrator Role. Deleting and Renaming an Account. Group Management. The Event Viewer more