Get the comprehensive, one-volume reference for administering System Center Configuration Manager 2007. This ADMINISTRATOR’S COMPANION delivers all the information you need to plan, design, deploy, and manage mission-critical software updates—and help maximize your organization’s productivity. Drill into the features and capabilities for change and configuration management for Windows®–based desktop and server systems, and use easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for everyday, on-the-job results. The author, a Configuration Manager 2007 expert who’s written extensively about the technology, provides in-depth information for remotely installing, administering, diagnosing, and troubleshooting applications; deploying patches; monitoring system usage; and tracking assets—must-know details to help protect and optimize your technology investment. The companion CD features a fully searchable eBook and job aids. A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]
Get your mission-critical systems up and running quickly with this essential, single-volume guide to administering Windows Server 2003—fully updated for Service Pack 1 and R2. This comprehensive administrator's reference details operating system features and capabilities, and provides easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for on-the-job-results. Discover how to: Create a deployment roadmap and complete an upgrade or a new installation NEW—Implement customized server scripts to help automate administration tasks UPDATED—Learn tools and techniques for installing and configuring Active Directory UPDATED—Manage TCP/IP-based networks, including DHCP, DNS, and WINS servers UPDATED—Configure and support Network Load Balancing clusters and server clusters NEW—Set up a wireless network that helps meet your security requirements NEW—Extend interoperability with legacy systems, including UNIX and Linux NEW—Deploy and configure Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Monitor, tune, maintain, and repair your system CD features: Scripts that you can adapt to your own work Scriptomatic 2.0 scripting tool Windows Script Host (WSH) 5.6 Help files Microsoft OLE Viewer administration and testing tool Fully searchable eBook A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]
Provides information on the features and components of Microsoft Systems management server, with tips on installing applications, constructing a management hierarchy, and creating and distributing software packages.
The expanded, updated version of this popular operations guide is packed full of practical information to help IT professionals plan the installation, deployment, and maintenance of Windows 2000 Server. In addition to updated material on core topics such as security, disaster planning and recovery, and interoperability with NetWare, UNIX, and Linux, it also includes new sections about Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server, scripting, all the features released in Service Pack 3, 128-bit encryption, and other vital topics. Appendices provide quick guides to interface changes and optional components in Windows 2000 Server.
This comprehensive, one-volume guide delivers the information you need to successfully deploy, administer, and support Windows Server 2008. The authors—MVP experts in Windows Server technologies—provide easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for everyday, on-the-job results. Delve into core system administration topics, system features, and capabilities—and get expert insights for administering Windows Server 2008. This reference delivers essential information on Active Directory directory service, security issues, disaster planning and recovery, and interoperability with Linux and UNIX. It also includes coverage of Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, virtualization, clustering, and performance tuning. With the ADMINISTRATOR’S COMPANION, you get the in-depth information you need in a single volume. Includes a companion CD with a searchable eBook and sample utilities. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Your comprehensive, one-volume guide to planning, deployment, and administration. Get the critical information you need to build and manage a network with Windows Small Business Server 2011. This essential, single-volume reference delivers detailed guidance to the features, capabilities, and components offered in both the Standard and Premium Editions. Gain the real-world insights, workarounds, and troubleshooting tactics you need for on-the-job results. Discover how to: Plan network infrastructure by evaluating your organization’s business needs Build a fault-tolerant and cost-effective network Use virtualization with Hyper-V virtualization to install and manage your network efficiently Migrate an existing network from Small Business Server 2003 or later Manage file storage, and configure disks for data integrity and redundancy Configure email and SMTP with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Organize and centralize security administration through Group Policy preferences Set up remote access through the web portal or with a VPN Tune your system to its optimum performance level
Get your mission-critical messaging and collaboration systems up and running quickly with the essential guide to deploying and managing Exchange Server 2003. This comprehensive administrator’s reference details system features and capabilities, sharing hands-on insights for exploiting new connectivity, information management, and security features; integration with Microsoft Windows Server 2003; and other enhancements. Whether you’re migrating from a previous version of Exchange or performing a clean installation, you’ll find the easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics you need for everyday, on-the-job results. Discover how to: Perform an enterprise needs assessment and develop your deployment plan Plan a migration strategy from Exchange Server 5.5—including planning for coexistence Prepare servers and clients; verify the installation Create security policies, manage PKI and certificates, and configure other security services Configure Internet protocols—SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, NNTP, and LDAP Set up and manage recipients, public folders, storage groups, and administrative and routing groups Exploit new interoperability and mobile access features, including enhancements to Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and Outlook Web Access Implement backups and disaster recovery plans Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune server performance Exchange Server 2003 evaluation software inside! Try Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Enterprise Edition, with 120-day evaluation software on CD. A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]
Get your mission-critical systems up and running quickly with this essential, single-volume guide to administering Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2. This comprehensive reference details operating system features and capabilities, and provides easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for on-the-job-results. Discover how to: Perform an installation, upgrade, or migration to Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 Manage storage and help protect data integrity with shadow copies, quotas, file type screening, and file and folder encryption Administer user accounts and permissions, shared resources, and Group Policy Manage connectivity for remote access, mobile devices, and wireless systems Configure and maintain Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 for e-mail management Administer software updates with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Set up and manage intranet sites, firewalls, databases, and Web servers Monitor network activity and fine-tune performance Implement a backup and recovery plan CD features: Fully searchable eBook Articles, white papers, and additional resources A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]
This comprehensive, one-volume guide delivers the information you need to successfully deploy, administer, and support Windows Server 2008. The authors—MVP experts in Windows Server technologies—provide easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for everyday, on-the-job results. Delve into core system administration topics, system features, and capabilities—and get expert insights for administering Windows Server 2008. This reference delivers essential information on Active Directory directory service, security issues, disaster planning and recovery, and interoperability with Linux and UNIX. It also includes coverage of Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, virtualization, clustering, and performance tuning. With the ADMINISTRATOR’S COMPANION, you get the in-depth information you need in a single volume. Includes a companion CD with a searchable eBook and sample utilities. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
The most comprehensive, practical, and highly praised book on Active Directory is now fully updated for Windows Server 2003
Get your mission-critical systems up and running quickly with this essential, single-volume guide to administering Windows Server 2003—fully updated for Service Pack 1 and R2. This comprehensive administrator’s reference details operating system features and capabilities, and provides easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for on-the-job-results. Discover how to: Create a deployment roadmap and complete an upgrade or a new installation NEW—Implement customized server scripts to help automate administration tasks UPDATED—Learn tools and techniques for installing and configuring Active Directory UPDATED—Manage TCP/IP-based networks, including DHCP, DNS, and WINS servers UPDATED—Configure and support Network Load Balancing clusters and server clusters NEW—Set up a wireless network that helps meet your security requirements NEW—Extend interoperability with legacy systems, including UNIX and Linux NEW—Deploy and configure Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Monitor, tune, maintain, and repair your system CD features: Scripts that you can adapt to your own work Scriptomatic 2.0 scripting tool Windows Script Host (WSH) 5.6 Help files Microsoft OLE Viewer administration and testing tool Fully searchable eBook A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]
& One of two core upgrade exams for MCSEs who need to update their 2000 certification to the 2003 program. & & Approximately 180, 000 people hold MCSE certifications and will be looking to update to the latest Microsoft Certification on Windows Server 2003. & & Can be used as a sole study guide for those experienced enough with Windows 2000 or can serve as the ultimate complement guide for larger training guides, instructor-led classes, and/or CBT training. & & A first-rate practice test engine from PrepLogic is included on the book's companion CD.
This practical reference guide offers hundreds of useful tasks for managing Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's latest and greatest server. Through concise, on-the-job solutions to common problems, Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000 is certain to save you hours of time searching for answers.Now, instead of dredging reams of Microsoft documentation or browsing its unstructured knowledge base to figure out a particular issue--such as how to compare registry values between two hosts--you can simply reference the index of Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000. From there, you'll be directed to the exact trouble-shooting recipe they need.As the newest title in O'Reilly's popular Cookbook series, this book covers a wide range of issues that you are likely to face in your daily management of the Windows Server operating system. This includes how to deal with: files event logs DNS DHCP security the registry backup/restore One of the book's key benefits is the presentation of solutions in three different recipe formats. Depending on preference, you can solve most problems with the graphical user interface, the command line, or by using scripts. Where appropriate, all three solutions are presented for each recipe in this book. Each recipe also includes a detailed discussion that explains how and why it works.Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000 is written for all levels of system administrators on Windows servers. If you're a relatively new user with only a rudimentary understanding of the job, the book can open your eyes to the many possibilities that await. And if you're an advanced user, it can serve as a useful reference and memory-jogger.Download the code examples from this book. The complete set of examples isavailable at: http://www.rallenhome.com/books/​winsckbk/code.html.
Get your mission-critical network, messaging, and collaboration systems up and running quickly with the essential guide to administering Windows Small Business Server 2003. This reference details the features, capabilities, and technologies for both the standard and premium editions—including Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Exchange Server 2003, Windows SharePoint Services, SQL Server 2000, and Internet Information Services—in one volume. Packed with easy-to-follow procedures, real-world troubleshooting tactics, and under-the-hood insights, this ADMINISTRATOR’S COMPANION delivers the expert information you need for everyday, on-the-job results. Discover how to: Install, upgrade, or migrate to Windows Small Business Server 2003 Plan and implement network infrastructure, Internet access, and security services Customize Microsoft Exchange Server for your e-mail needs Administer user rights, shares, permissions, and Group Policy Manage disks and data storage, including backups and recovery Configure shared printers and fax services Manage connectivity for remote access and mobile devices, including wireless systems Set up an intranet site and Web server Create sophisticated, customer-facing websites Implement a reliable, scalable database solution Help insulate your network and improve performance with ISA Server 2000Get sample GPOs and an eBook inside. CD features: Group Policy Objects (GPOs) you can adapt for your own use White papers covering various migration scenarios Fully searchable electronic version of the book A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]
A guide to Windows administration describes how to design and implement installation and migration plans, create network connections, set up Internet services, use remote access features, and secure PCs and networks.
Get the critical, in-depth information you need to administer SharePoint 2010. Led by SharePoint MVPs and featuring insights from the SharePoint community and members of the SharePoint Team at Microsoft, you'll discover how to plan, design, deploy, and manage strategic solutions using SharePoint 2010, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell, and other key technologies. Topics include architecture, deployment scenarios, design considerations, security best practices, high availability, performance, centralized administration, disaster recovery, customization, solution development, and upgrade and migration strategies. Key solutions include building and managing a server farm, automating tasks, FAST search application management, enterprise and web content management, and business intelligence. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Description: 25-Word Description Learn how to use the powerful security features in Windows .NET Server 2003 with this authoritative technical reference--direct from an expert working on the Microsoft Windows .NET Server security team. 75-Word Description Windows .NET Server 2003 provides more powerful security features, more flexible configuration, and better interoperability to make deploying and managing security solutions easier. With this in-depth, authoritative technical reference--written by a security expert on the Microsoft Windows .NET Server 2003 security team--IT professionals will learn how to use the powerful security features in the latest network server operating system. The guide describes best practices and technical details for achieving high security with Windows .NET Server 2003, using the holistic approach that IT professionals will need to grasp to truly secure their systems. The authors cover concepts such as physical security issues, internal security policies, and public and shared key cryptography, and then drill down into the specifics of key security features of Windows .NET Server 2003. Positioning Statement: The in-depth, practical guide to deploying and maintaining Microsoft Windows .NET Server 2003 in a secure environment.
In the last few years, security has become a hot-button issue for IT organizations of all sizes. Accordingly, many of the security features that were either optional or suspect in Windows 2000 have become solid, effective fixtures in Windows Server 2003-making it the most secure operating system Microsoft has ever produced. That is, if you know how to configure it properly. The Windows Server 2003 Security Cookbook wants to make sure that you do know how. Picking up right where its predecessor, the Windows Server Cookbook, left off, this desktop companion is focused solely on Windows Server security. It teaches you how to perform important security tasks in the Windows Server 2003 OS using specific and adaptable recipes. Each recipe features a brief description of the problem, a step-by-step solution, and then a discussion of the technology at work. Whenever possible, the authors even tell you where to look for further information on a recipe. The book is written in a highly modular format, with each chapter devoted to one or more technologies that Windows Server 2003 provides. This approach allows you to look up a task or scenario that you want to accomplish, find that page, and read that particular recipe only. Topics include: System preparation and administration Protecting the computer at the TCP/IP level Applying security options to Active Directory Improving security on domain controllers Securing DHCP controllers Encrypting and signing network traffic using IPSec Patch management If you're an intermediate or advanced system administrator who wants to feel secure when deploying Windows Server 2003 and its related services, then you don't want to be without the Windows Server 2003 Security Cookbook.
Exam 70-417 is an upgrade exam that is a composite of three standalone exams: 70-410, 70-411, and 70-412. Exam 70-417 validates skills related to core features and functionality of Windows Server 2012 R2, from the existing knowledge base of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator for Windows Server 2008. Mackin helps you prepare for the exam by focusing on the core technical skills.
The perfect companion to any book on Windows Server 2008 or Windows 7, and the quickest way to access critical information Focusing just on the essentials of command-line interface (CLI), Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference easily shows how to quickly perform day-to-day tasks of Windows administration without ever touching the graphical user interface (GUI). Specifically designed for busy administrators, Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference replaces many tedious GUI steps with just one command at the command-line, while concise, easy to access answers provide solutions on the spot. Provides practical examples, step-by-step instructions, and contextual information Quick-reference style delivers the commands needed for managing data and the network; working with Active Directory; performing diagnostics and maintenance; and, creating batch files and scripts Covers administration for Windows Server 2008 Server Core, Windows Server 2008 (including R2), and Windows 7 Administrators can get more done in less time with CLI than they can with the standard GUI. Compact enough to keep on hand at all times, Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference provides administrators with a convenient, fast and simple way to use CLI.

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