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Administering NetWare 5

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ISBN-10: 0071355936

ISBN-13: 9780071355933

Edition: 1999

Authors: Dorothy L. Cady

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NetWare 5 adds new complexity to tasks that are second nature to version 4 professionals. This guide offers instructions for hands-on experience, while task-based section titles send readers directly to subjects which are causing difficulty.
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List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 10/15/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Understanding NetWare 5 and NDS
What Is NetWare 5?
Types of Networks
The NetWare 5 Network Operating System
The Novell Client Software
Main Features of NetWare 5
What Is NDS?
The Directory and Directory Tree
Directory Objects
Object Properties and Values
NetWare 5 versus Windows NT
For More Information
Designing a NetWare 5 Network
Importance of Designing Your NetWare 5 Network
Simplify Partitioning and Replication
Making It Easier to Add Network Services
Accommodating Future Growth
Making Navigating the Directory Tree More Intuitive
Establishing Naming Guidelines
Considering Partitioning, Replication, and Synchronization
Effects of Directory Partitioning
Types of Replicas
Synchronizing the Directory
Considering User Access
Collecting Information About Users' Needs
Developing Accessibility Guidelines
Creating Administration Guidelines
Designing the Directory Tree
Designing the Top Layer of the Directory Tree
Designing the Lower Layers of the Directory Tree
Preparing to Implement the Directory Tree Design
For More Information
Installing and Upgrading to NetWare 5 Servers
Understanding the NetWare 5 Server and Its Components
Introduction to NetWare 5
Overview of NetWare 5 Components
NetWare 5 System Requirements
Minimum Hardware Requirements
Minimum Software Requirements
Installing NetWare 5 on a Fresh System
Upgrading to NetWare 5
Using the Migration Wizard to Upgrade a NetWare 3.1x Server
Using NetWare 5's Install Software to Upgrade a NetWare 3.1x or 4.x Server
Migrating Your Network to Pure IP
Temporarily Keeping a Mixed-Protocol Network
Planning the Migration to Pure IP
The Basic Migration Process
Installation Tips and Tricks
Checklist for A NetWare 5 Install
For More Information
Installing, Upgrading, and Managing NetWare Clients
Installing NetWare 5 Clients
Upgrading NetWare 5 Clients
Understanding Z.E.N. works
Using Z.E.N. works to Manage NetWare Clients
Creating Policy Package Objects
Enabling Policies
Modifying Default Policy Values
Associating Policy Packages with Other NDS Objects
Registering Workstations
Importing Registered Workstations
Setting Up Remote Control
Setting Up the Help Requester
Understanding Application Launcher
Understanding SnAppShot
Managing Clients with Application Launcher and SnAppShot
For More Information
Understanding and Choosing Network Management Tools
Understanding and Customizing ConsoleOne
Familiarizing Yourself with ConsoleOne
Customizing ConsoleOne
Understanding DNS/DHCP Management Console
Installing and Setting UP DNS/DHCP
Running the DNS/DHCP Management Console
Configuring Workstations to Use DNS
Understanding the Monitor NLM
Loading Monitor on the Server
Viewing Monitor Statistics and General Information
Working with the Monitor Utility
Understanding NetWare Administrator
Working with NetWare Administrator
Using NetWare Administrator to Manage the Directory
Managing the File System with NetWare Administrator
Understanding Storage Management Services
SMS Components
Enhanced Sbackup
For More Information
Managing NetWare 5 Servers
Understanding NetWare 5 Network Management
Administering the NetWare 5 Server with ConsoleOne
Changing the ConsoleOne Display
Modifying Keyboard and Other Settings Using ConsoleOne
Managing Server Files
Administering NDS
Using Monitor to Optimize the Server
Viewing Current Settings Using Monitor.nlm
Recording Server Parameters
Changing Parameter Values
Server Parameters You Can Change Using Monitor.nlm
Administering the Network Using NetWare Administrator
Creating and Managing NDS Objects
Setting Up and Managing Shortcuts to Network Resources
Implementing Remote Access
Accessing and Administering One Server's Console from Another Server Using ConsoleOne
For More Information
Securing the NetWare 5 Network
Understanding NetWare 5 Security
Establishing Physical Network Security
Securing the File Server
Applying NetWare's Secure Console Feature
Establishing a Secure Password for Remote Access
Using a Screen Saver and Secure Password
Understanding NDS Rights
NDS Object Rights
Property Rights
NDS Default Object and Property Rights
Understanding Login and File System Security
Login Security
File System Security
Effective Rights
Understanding Centralized and Distributed Management
Organizational Role Objects and Rights Assignments
Backing Up the Network
Implementing a Security Strategy
For More Information
Managing Users and Groups
Managing User and Group Objects
Using NetWare Administrator
Modifying the Directory Tree Structure with NetWare Administrator
Using ConsoleOne to Create User Objects
Using Uimport to Create User Objects
Applying Security to User and Group Accounts
Creating Login Scripts
Setting Up Proper User Licensing
Assigning Objects to License Certificate Objects
Installing Additional Licenses
For More Information
Managing NDS
Working with Partitions and Replicas
Working with Partitions
Keeping the NDS Tree Synchronized
Replica Synchronization
Time Synchronization
Merging Existing NDS Trees
Before the Merge
The Merge Procedure
After the Merge
Modifying the NDS Tree After Implementation
Maintaining NDS to Prevent Problems
Partition Manager (Partmgr)
NDS Manager
Another Useful Tool
Maintaining NDS to Prevent Problems
For More Information
Managing the File System
Understanding How NetWare Manages Files and Directories
Administering the File System Using Filer
Administering the File System Using NetWare Administrator
Assigning File and Directory Attributes
Setting Compression for Directories and Files
Assigning Trustees to Files and Directories
Restricting Hard Disk Space Usage
Viewing Volume Information
Administering the NSS File System
Using the Nwconfig.nlm
Using the NSS.nlm
For More Information
Managing Print Services
Understanding NDPS and Queue-based Printing
The NDPS Manager Object
The Printer Agent
Installing NDPS Printing
Installing NDPS During the NetWare 5 Server Install
Installing NDPS Using Nwconfig.nlm
Installing Queue-based Printing
Activating Each Printer
Creating and Configuring Printing Objects
Using the Print Services Quick Setup Option
Setting Up Print Service Assignments
Managing NDPS Printing
Creating the NDPS Manager Object
Creating Printer Agent and Printer Objects
Managing Print Jobs
Managing Queue-based Printing
Managing Print Queues
Managing Print Servers
Managing Printers
For More Information
Troubleshooting NetWare 5 Networks
Understanding Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
Trying a Quick Fix
Gathering Basic Information
Developing a Plan
Executing the Plan
Ensuring User Satisfaction
Documenting the Solution
Documenting Your Network
Diagnosing Network Problems
Troubleshooting and Repairing Network Hardware
Storage Devices
Other Devices
Troubleshooting and Repairing Network Software
Common Network Problems
For More Information
Preparing for and Recovering from a Network Disaster
Understanding Disasters and How They Affect Networks
Natural Disasters
Man-made Disasters
Planning for Disaster Recovery
What the Plan Should Include
How to Establish an Effective Plan
How to Help Prevent the Disaster
Understanding Network Documentation and Its Place in Disaster Recovery
Implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan
Getting Professional Help
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Learning More About NetWare 5 Networks
Understanding and Installing a FastTrack Server
Administering FastTrack Server
Using Server Manager
Understanding and Administering FTP Services
Managing the FTP Server
Installing and Using Novell's Online Documentation
Using AppNotes and NetNotes for More Information
Seeking and Getting Help
For More Information
NDS 8 and Other NetWare 5 Improvements
The Novell NetWare 5 Courses and Certification Tests