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Windows Server 2003 A Beginner's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0072193093

ISBN-13: 9780072193091

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Martin S. Matthews

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This helpful guidebook takes on a giant piece of software and explains it, one component at a time. New features covered include group policy enhancements, performance monitor features and security enhancements.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/2/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.30" wide x 8.90" long x 1.49" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Marty Matthews is the author of more than 80 books on programming and computing, including Dynamic Web Programming: A Beginner's Guide, Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps, and iPad for Seniors QuickSteps. Marty has worked as a programmer and was president of a software company.

The Windows Server 2003 Environment
Exploring Windows Server 2003
Understand the Reasons for Windows Server 2003
Compare Windows Server 2003 Editions
Understand Windows Server 2003 Components
Deploy Windows Server 2003
Network Windows Server 2003
Communicate and Use the Internet with Windows Server 2003
Administer Windows Server 2003
Identify the Functions You Need
Module 1 Mastery Check
Migrating to Windows Server 2003
Evaluate Your Organization's Size
Evaluate Your Hardware and Software
Evaluate Your Networking Environment
Evaluate Your Security Demands
Evaluate Support for the Internet
Deciding Whether to Migrate
Module 2 Mastery Check
Deploying Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional
Preparing for Installation
Consider Installation Needs
Check System Requirements
Make Correct Installation Choices
Prepare Systems for Installation
Plan a Windows Server 2003 Migration
Complete an Installation Check List
Module 3 Mastery Check
Installing Windows Server 2003
Choose a Setup Method
Start Setup
Run Setup
Activate and Register the Software
Configure a Server
Prepare an Installation Plan
Module 4 Mastery Check
Rolling Out Windows XP Professional
Run a Clean Install Started from a Newer Windows Version
Run a Clean Install Started in Other Ways
Run an Upgrade
Automate Windows XP Installation
Create and Use Disk Images
Prepare an Installation Plan II
Module 5 Mastery Check
Remote Installation Services
Install and Set Up Remote Installation Services
Configure Remote Installation Services
Test and Troubleshoot Remote Installation Services
Extend Remote Installation Services
Customize the Client Experience
Remote Installation Plan
Module 6 Mastery Check
Networking Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 Networking Environment
Define Networking
Identify Networking Schemes
Understand Networking Hardware
Use Network Topologies
Implement Networking Protocols
Planning a Network
Module 7 Mastery Check
Setting Up and Managing a Network
Set Up Network Interface Cards
Install Network Functions and Configure Protocols
Test the Network
Review Server Support and Network Addressing
Set Up DHCP, DNS, and WINS
Set Up User Accounts and Group Permissions
Make Sure Networking Is Properly Set Up
Module 8 Mastery Check
Using Active Directory and Domains
Review the Active Directory Environment
Install Active Directory
Understand Active Directory Structure and Configuration
Replicate Active Directory among Sites
Active Directory Summary
Plan an Active Directory Implementation
Module 9 Mastery Check
Communications and the Internet
Communications and Internet Services
Connect Directly Between Two Computers
Set Up and Use Telephony Connections
Set Up and Maintain the Windows Server 2003 Router
Set Up an Internet Connection
Find Information on the Internet
Send and Receive Internet Mail
Plan the Use of Communications and the Internet
Module 10 Mastery Check
Internet Information Services Version 6
Explore the IIS 6 Environment
Install IIS 6
Migrate to IIS 6
Customize and Maintain IIS 6
Understand and Manage Windows Media Services
Plan the Use of Internet Information Services
Module 11 Mastery Check
Virtual Private Networking
Understand VPN
Use the Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
Use the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
Prepare for VPN
Set Up a VPN Server
Set Up a VPN Client
Install Virtual Private Networking
Module 12 Mastery Check
Terminal Services and Remote Desktop
Understand Terminal Services
Set Up Terminal Services
Manage Terminal Services
Use Applications Server Mode
Understand User Licensing
Use Remote Desktop for Administration
Use Remote Desktop
Plan the Use of Terminal Services and Remote Desktop
Module 13 Mastery Check
Administering Windows Server 2003
Managing Storage and File Systems
Understand Storage and File Systems
Use Disk Management
Use Dynamic Volume Management
Use the Distributed File System
Handle Removable and Remote Storage
Use Backup Or Restore
Plan the Use of Storage and File Systems
Module 14 Mastery Check
Setting Up and Managing Printing and Faxing
Understand Windows Server 2003 Printing
Set Up Printing
Tune a Printer's Configuration
Control a Printer's Queue
Manage Fonts
Set Up and Use Faxing
Plan for Setting Up and Managing Printing and Faxing
Module 15 Mastery Check
Managing Windows Server 2003
Use the Control Panel
Use the Task Manager
Use the Microsoft Management Console
Explore the Registry
Understand the Boot Process
Use Group Policies
Employ User Profiles
Update Windows Server 2003
Plan the Management of Windows Server 2003
Module 16 Mastery Check
Controlling Windows Server 2003 Security
Authenticate the User
Control Access
Secure Stored Data
Understand Private/Public Key Encryption
Secure Data Transmission
Plan Security Implementation
Module 17 Mastery Check
Answers to Mastery Checks
Module 1: Exploring Windows Server 2003
Module 2: Migrating to Windows Server 2003
Module 3: Preparing for Installation
Module 4: Installing Windows Server 2003
Module 5: Rolling Out Windows XP Professional
Module 6: Remote Installation Services
Module 7: Windows Server 2003 Networking Environment
Module 8: Setting Up and Managing a Network
Module 9: Using Active Directory and Domains
Module 10: Communications and Internet Services
Module 11: Internet Information Services Version 6
Module 12: Virtual Private Networking
Module 13: Terminal Services and Remote Desktop
Module 14: Managing Storage and File Systems
Module 15: Setting Up and Managing Printing and Faxing
Module 16: Managing Windows Server 2003
Module 17: Controlling Windows Server 2003 Security