Windows Server 2003 Weekend Crash Course

Windows Server 2003 Weekend Crash Course

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Focus: Book consists of 30 sessions that teach the core concepts of Windows .NET Server to Windows Administrators over a weekend. Covers the new features of the Windows .NET Server, including headless servers, Remote Desktop Services (RDS), and performance management. Learn how to implement Windows .NET Server as the base OS for the Microsoft .NET Framework and.NET Enterprise Servers, including SQL Server 2000 and Exchange 2000 Server. Covers Windows .NET Server's improvements to networking, Active Directory, usability, reliability, scalability, disaster recovery, management, and Internet integration as well as Windows basics and architecture; installing the Windows .NET Server; and managing server security. Running example: A running example of a fictitious major international bank is used to demonstrate key concepts. Windows interface tutorial on CD: For readers with no prior Windows experience at all, a Windows interface tutorial will be included as an appendix on the CD that accompanies the book. WCC series features: Each session takes 30 minutes to complete. Four time-to-go icons gauge the reader's progress through any given session. "Quiz Yourself" questions (at the end of each session) and "Part Review" questions allow the reader to review what they have just learned. Skill assessment software on the CD-ROM helps readers gauge their skill level before and after reading this book. ABOUT THE CD-ROM The CD-ROM has skills assessment software based on the sessions in the book and an appendix on the Windows interface.show more

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  • CD-ROM | 432 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 657.71g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 2003 ed.
  • 0764549251
  • 9780764549250
  • 2,208,917

About D. Jones

Don Jones (Carson City, NV) is a computer consultant specializing in Microsoft products and solutions. He is a frequent speaker at Microsoft conferences and participates in the Microsoft Certified Professional Exam development process. Don has worked for 2 "Dot Coms," developing their e-commerce initiatives. He is also the author of the Microsoft.NET E-Commerce Bible (HMI, July 2001) and Microsoft Application Center 2000 Configuration and Administration (HMI, Nov.2001). He also co-authored E-Commerce for Dummies (HMI, August 2001). Since Don lives in a "recreational vehicle," he moves around often. Currently, he is in Las Vegas.show more

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Get Up to Speed on Windows Server 2003 - in a Weekend! The big day is Monday. The day you get to show off what you know about Windows Server 2003. The problem is, you're not really up to speed. Maybe it's been a while since you administered a Windows network. Perhaps you're new to .NET. Or maybe you just like a challenge. In any event, we've got a solution for you - Windows Server 2003 Weekend Crash Course. Open the book Friday evening and on Sunday afternoon, after completing 30 fast, focused sessions, you'll be able to dive right in and start managing a Windows Server network. It's as simple as that. The Curriculum Friday Evening: 4 Sessions, 2 Hours Windows Server 2003 Basics Installing Windows Server 2003 Managing Users and Groups Using Active Directory Saturday Morning: 6 Sessions, 3 Hours Managing Disks, Files, and File Systems Managing File Sharing and File Security Managing the Distributed File System (Dfs) Advanced File Management Managing Printers and Faxes Managing Terminal Services Saturday, continued Afternoon: 6 Sessions, 3 Hours Configuring Security Policies Using the Security Configuration Manager (SCM) Networking with TCP/IP Managing the Domain Name System (DNS) Service Managing the Windows Internet Name System Service (WINS) Managing the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Evening: 4 Sessions, 2 Hours Managing Internet Information Services (IIS) Managing Web Sites Managing Routing and Remote Access Services Managing the Internet Authentication Service (IAS) Sunday Morning: 6 Sessions, 3 Hours Managing Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) Managing Advanced Network Services Using Network Monitor Performing Disaster Recovery Operations Managing Hardware Managing and Maintaining Servers Afternoon: 4 Sessions, 2 Hours Working with Windows Clusters Managing Certificate Services Understanding Performance Management Performance Tuning and Optimization CD-ROM INCLUDES: Bonus appendix on the Windows Server 2003 interface Assessment test to help gauge your progress Searchable e-version of the bookshow more

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. FRIDAY. Part IFriday Evening. Session 1 Windows Server 2003 Basics. Session 2 Installing Windows Server 2003. Session 3 Managing Users and Groups. Session 4 Using Active Directory. SATURDAY. Part IISaturday Morning. Session 5 Managing Disks, Files, and File Systems. Session 6 Managing File Sharing and File Security. Session 7 Managing the Distributed File System. Session 8 Advanced File Management. Session 9 Managing Printers and Faxes. Session 10 Managing Terminal Services. Part IIISaturday Afternoon. Session 11 Configuring Security Policies. Session 12 Using the Security Configuration Manager. Session 13 Networking with TCP/IP. Session 14 Managing the Domain Name System Service. Session 15 Managing the Windows Internet Name System Service. Session 16 Managing the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. Part IVSaturday Evening. Session 17 Managing Internet Information Services. Session 18 Managing Web Sites. Session 19 Managing Routing and Remote Access Services. Session 20 Managing the Internet Authentication Service. SUNDAY. Part VSunday Morning. Session 21 Managing Virtual Private Networks. Session 22 Managing Advanced Network Services. Session 23 Using Network Monitor. Session 24 Performing Disaster Recovery Operations. Session 25 Managing Hardware. Session 26 Managing and Maintaining Servers. Part VISunday Afternoon. Session 27 Working with Windows Clusters. Session 28 Managing Certificate Services. Session 29 Understanding Performance Management. Session 30 Performance Tuning and Optimization. Part VIIAppendixes. Appendix A Whats on the CD-ROM. Appendix B Answers to Part Reviews. Index. End-User License Agreement.show more

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