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]
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
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.
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.
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.
Get your Web security, network perimeter security, and application layer security gateway up and running smoothly. This indispensible, single-volume reference details the features and capabilities of Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG). You'll gain the real-world insights, implementation and configuration best practices, and management practices you need for on-the-job results. Discover how to: Implement TMG integrated security features Analyze your Web and perimeter security requirements and infrastructure Plan, install, and configure TMG Implement network intrusion prevention, proxy, caching, filtering Configure security for the Web, Microsoft Exchange Server, and SharePoint Products and Technologies Implement remote access and site-to-site VPNs Select and configure clients Monitor and troubleshoot protected systems with Network Monitor 3 and other tools Use scripting to configure systems and automate administration Plus, get a fully searchable eBook on the companion CD For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
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]
The definitive reference for planning and deploying Windows Media technologies on the Microsoft Windows® .NET Server family—straight from the source. This official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT provides in-depth technical guidance plus must-have tools for IT professionals who need to implement streaming media solutions for corporate communications, training and education, e-commerce, commercial broadcast, and other uses. The book provides a detailed deployment road map that covers all related Windows Media components, including Windows Media Encoder, Windows Media Services, Windows Media Player, and Microsoft Producer, as well as cache/proxy servers, routers, and other third-party networking software and hardware. In addition to providing expert installation advice, the authors—members of Microsoft’s Windows Media team—share their insights on how to build custom streaming solutions using samples from the Windows Media software development kit (SDK). They’ve also packed the RESOURCE KIT CD-ROM with essential tools, including Windows Media products such as the encoder and a load simulator; test content including audio and video files; SDK code samples; and scenario-based topologies, plans, and checklists. 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]
-- Not only explains the new features of Windows .NET Server 2003, but also provides continued support for Windows 2000 administration.-- Covers changes in security, Active Directory, Microsoft Management Console, and integration with the .NET Framework, among many others changes.Windows .NET Server 2003 is the first Microsoft product that is innately affected by the company's recent Trustworthy Computing initiative. If this is successful, this will be the most stable, reliable, and dependable server OS that Microsoft has ever released. It will also feature an integrated environment with the .NET Framework and the Common Language Runtime. The Ultimate Windows .NET Server 2003 System Administrator's Guide is an essential resource for planning, deploying, and administering a Windows .NET enterprise system. The authors draw on years of experience designing and administering Windows NT and UNIX systems in order to guide you through the varied tasks involved in real-world system administration. There are detailed discussions of key Windows .NET Server administrative functions, and descriptions of many advanced tools and optional components. In addition the authors have included a comprehensive and convenient command reference.
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.
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.
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.
SMS 2003 Networking Recipes provides hundreds of quick-reference solutions for the Windows administrator. The book addresses a wide range of problems that all levels of SMS administrators have reported to our authors in the course of their real-world jobs. Some are simple, beginning implementation solutions, while others address high-end automation techniques. The recipes in this book were not selected whimsically, nor on the basis of what the authors found cool or interesting, but rather on the frequency and importance of complaints experienced by the authors in practical business environments.
Deploy and administer Exchange 2000 Server in any organization with this practical guide. MICROSOFT EXCHANGE 2000 SERVER ADMINISTRATOR'S COMPANION is the comprehensive, easy-to-read guide that saves time by providing all the facts you need to deploy, administer, and support Exchange 2000 Server in any organization-small, medium, or large. Using a hands-on, example-rich approach, this authoritative, one-volume reference provides vital peer advice, product information, detailed procedures, and real-world tips from experienced Microsoft Exchange professionals. This expert guide helps you understand these topics: • Exchange 2000 Server concepts Learn about improved administration features and functions, the Exchange 2000 Server storage and routing architecture, and integration with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server • Configuration planning Find out how to assess user needs and current resources and how to plan for deployment • Installation and deployment Discover how to install and administer Exchange 2000 Server; create and manage recipients, storage groups, public folders, administrative groups, and routing groups; coexist with Exchange Server 5.5 and other messaging systems and clients; deploy Microsoft Outlook 2000; and support Exchange 2000 Server Chat services and Instant Messaging services • Security administration Find out how Exchange 2000 Server integrates with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server security features, and learn how to implement security on Exchange 2000 Server • Maintenance and troubleshooting Learn the most efficient ways to troubleshoot problems and to back up and recover data; discover how to performance tune Exchange 2000 Server for maximum productivity
Get the critical information you need to build and run a Windows Small Business Server 2008–based network. This essential, single-volume reference details system capabilities and components—including Premium Edition features. Gain the real-world insights, workarounds, and troubleshooting tactics you need for on-the-job results. Discover how to: Plan availability, security features, and fault tolerance into network infrastructure Use Hyper-V™ to install and manage your network more efficiently Migrate an existing Small Business Server 2003 network Create and manage user roles, groups, and permissions Configure hard disks for data integrity and redundancy, and manage storage Set up e-mail and Internet connectivity Use the console to manage network settings, shared resources, and backups—locally or remotely Organize security settings with Group Policy preferences Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune system performance
A practical handbook for system administrators planning to upgrade to the Windows Server 2003 operating system explains how to plan for a server migration, consolidate servers, resolve network and application compatability issues, and effectively migrate file servers, print servers, domain controllers, network infrastructure servers, and other application servers. Original. (Advanced)
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) is a network monitoring tool that provides enterprise-class event and performance management for Windows Server System technologies. MOM's event and performance management tools discover problems before system administrators would ever find them, thereby enabling administrators to lower their costs of operations and simplify management of their Windows Server System infrastructure. MOM can notify system administrators of overloaded processors, depleted memory, or failed network connections affecting their Windows servers long before these problems bother users. Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 delivers open and scalable enterprise-class operational management by providing comprehensive event management, proactive monitoring and alerting, reporting and trend analysis, and system and application specific knowledge and tasks to improve the manageability of Windows Server System environments, including Windows, Exchange, SQL, IIS, Active Directory etc. * A users guide to Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) enabling a cost reduction and simplification in managing your Windows Server System Infrastructure * Companion Web site for book offers dozens of customized scripts and tools for automating MOM 2005 and many other Windows Server products * There is no other compact resource like this for this core, Microsoft Server product
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