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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows 2000 Server in 24 Hours

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ISBN-10: 0672319403

ISBN-13: 9780672319402

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Barrie Sosinsky

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Providing 24 one-hour lessons in Windows 2000 Server, this text teaches readers how to install or upgrade to Windows 2000. Topics covered include - Windows 2000 interface, file services, IntelliMirror, profiles, dial-up connectivity, and printing.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 4/6/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Getting Started
Introduction to Windows 2000 Server
What Windows 2000 Server Offers
Server Management
File and Print Services
Network Services
What's in Windows 2000 Advanced Server and Datacenter Server?
Architecture and Boot Process
Modular Construction
The X86 Boot Process
Installing Windows 2000 Server
What Are the Server Requirements?
Some First Steps
The Text-Based Installation Process
The Graphical Installation Process
How to Upgrade from Windows NT
Installing a Dual Boot Configuration
How to Install Windows Terminal Services
What Are the Windows 2000 Licensing Models
Using the Windows 2000 Interface
The Windows 2000 Desktop
The Task Manager
The Microsoft Management Console
The Control Panel
The Control Panel Folder
Domains, Users, and Disks
Domains and the Active Directory
The History of NT's Domains and Trusts
NT and Windows 2000 Server Domain Controller Roles
Why Do I Need a Directory?
Windows 2000 Server's DNS and Domains
Understanding the Trees and Forests
Your First Windows 2000 Server Domain Controller
Advanced Planning for Domains, Domain Controllers, and the Active Directory
Upgrading Existing NT Domains and Domain Controllers
Heterogeneous NT 4/Windows 2000 Server Environments
Organization Units
Planning and Implementing Sites
Naming and Placement Strategy
Server Types, Local Users, and Groups
Server Types: Standalone Versus Member Versus Domain Controllers
Account Names
Users on Standalone Servers
Groups Defined
Groups on Standalone Windows 2000 Servers
Why Bother with Local Users and Groups?
Users, Groups, and Machine Accounts on Domain Controllers
Users on Windows 2000 Server Domain Controllers
Groups with Domain Controllers
Consequences of Changing from Mixed to Native Mode
Understanding Computer Accounts
Active Directory Entities
Publishing Objects in the Active Directory
Searching for Entries in the Active Directory
Planning Your Organizational Units
Creating Organizational Units
Understanding Delegation
Volumes and Disks
Using the Disk Management Windows
About Disks and Volumes
Understanding RAID
How to Back Up Your Disks
How to Defragment Your Disks
Using Remote Storage
NTFS Permissions
NTFS Permissions
Compressing Files and Folders on NTFS
Copying and Moving Files and Folders
Disk Quotas
Shares and Dfs
Distributed File System
Client Connections to Shares and Dfs Points
Profiles and Policies
What Is a Profile?
Group Policy
Protocols and Networking Fundamentals
The Windows 2000 Network Protocol Stack
Alternative Protocols (NetBEUI, IPX/SPX, DLC, and AppleTalk)
TCP/IP Addressing and Subnetting
TCP/IP Client Options
Network and Dial-Up Connectivity
Dial-up Connections
Remote Access Services
Creating and Managing Virtual Private Networks Using Secure Tunneling (PPTP)
Using Windows 2000 Telephony Services
Windows Terminal Services
What Is Windows Terminal Services?
Installing and Configuring Windows Terminal Services
How to Configure Windows-Based Terminals and Other Clients
How to Manage Connections
Managing Accounts and Profiles on WTS
Managing Users, Sessions, and Processes
How to Install and Manage Application Software on WTS
Performance Analysis of WTS Servers
How to Comply with WTS Licensing Issues
Citrix MetaFrame
SCO Tarantella
Understanding the Printing Process
Working with Print Servers
How to Set Up and Share a Printer via LPR
Connecting Clients to a Printer
Understanding the Print Oueue and Print Jobs
Managing Windows 2000 Server
Client Services, IntelliMirror, and ZAW
Which Clients Can Connect to Windows 2000 Server?
ZAW and IntelliMirror
Rapid Client Deployment Methods
Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics
About the Windows Event Model
Using the Event Viewer and the Event Logs
About Windows Counters
Using the Performance Monitor to Measure System and Network Performance
Using the Network Monitor
How to Monitor Services
How to Create Alerts
Programming Tools
Using the Command Line
About the Windows Scripting Host
Using Scripts
Security Services
How Key Pairs Work
Kerberos Authentication
Working with Certificates
Hardware Security
The Encrypting File System
Secure Internet Protocols
Internet Information Server
How to Install or Upgrade IIS Components
How to Use the Internet Services Manager
How to Specify the Home Directory for Your Server
How to Create Web Sites
How to Install and Use the FrontPage Extensions
How to Manage User Access with IP and Domain Filtering
How to Redirect Users to Other Web Sites
How to Enable and Manage Authentication
How to Enable and Manage Logging
How to Tune for Performance