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Title:
Windows NT Server 4.0/2000 : testing and troubleshooting : a comprehensive guide to enhancing server performance
Author:
Held, Gilbert, 1943-
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Publication Information:
Plano, Tex. : Wordware Pub., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xv, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781556226625
Format :
Book

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Summary

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0-5.0 Testing and Troubleshooting is a complete guide for experienced network professionals and administrators to the process of testing and troubleshooting the Windows NT sever network.

The title will also includes information not found elsewhere on capacity planning, a very important topic with Windows NT 5.0.


Table of Contents

Part 1 Examining the Server
Chapter 1 Understanding Windows NTp. 3
Overviewp. 3
Architecturep. 7
The Booting Processp. 14
Windows NT Networkingp. 21
The Emergency Repair Diskp. 22
Chapter 2 Using the Event Viewerp. 29
Rationale for Usep. 29
Accessing the Event Viewerp. 30
Utilizationp. 31
Summaryp. 42
Chapter 3 Using Performance Monitorp. 45
Overviewp. 45
Initializationp. 46
Chartingp. 48
Alertsp. 64
Log File Operationsp. 68
Report Generationp. 72
Summaryp. 75
Chapter 4 Using Task Managerp. 77
Initializationp. 78
The Task Manager Boxp. 79
Summaryp. 86
Chapter 5 Using the Microsoft Management Consolep. 87
Overviewp. 87
Activationp. 88
Adding Snap-insp. 89
Performing Management Operationsp. 95
Summaryp. 101
Chapter 6 NT Productivity Tipsp. 103
Positioning and Sizing the Taskbarp. 103
Creating Shortcutsp. 108
Purging the Document Listp. 109
Modifying the DOS Command Prompt Boxp. 111
Right-Clickingp. 115
Command Extensions and Built-in Functionsp. 118
Part 2 Examining LAN Performance
Chapter 7 The ISO's OSI Reference Modelp. 125
Overviewp. 125
Layeringp. 126
Chapter 8 Ethernet and TCP/IPp. 135
The Ethernet Framep. 135
Other Ethernet Frame Typesp. 141
Frame Determinationp. 143
The TCP/IP Structurep. 144
IP Addressingp. 145
Subnettingp. 150
TCP/IP Operationsp. 155
Chapter 9 Using Microsoft's Network Monitorp. 165
Overviewp. 165
Program Operationp. 168
Summaryp. 182
Chapter 10 Using Network Commandsp. 183
Stand-alone Commandsp. 183
NET Commandsp. 196
Summaryp. 202
Chapter 11 Third-Party Network Monitoring Softwarep. 203
Triticom's EtherVisionp. 203
WebXRayp. 213
Part 3 Examining the WAN Connection
Chapter 12 Basic Transmission Measurementsp. 225
Power Ratiosp. 225
Signal-to-Noise Ratiop. 228
Reference Pointsp. 229
Circuit Testingp. 232
Transmission Level Pointp. 232
Zero Transmission Levelp. 233
Noise Measurement Unitsp. 234
Meter Utilizationp. 235
Levelsp. 236
Chapter 13 Basic Data Channel Parametersp. 237
Bandwidthp. 237
Passbandp. 238
Channel Capacity and Modulation Techniquesp. 241
Shannon's Lawp. 245
Impairments and Corrective Measuresp. 246
Line Conditioningp. 263
Chapter 14 Analog Testingp. 267
Signal Degradationp. 267
Testing the Channelp. 271
Test Measurement Recordingp. 277
Chapter 15 Digital Circuit Parametersp. 279
Digital Signaling Characteristicsp. 279
Bipolar Violationsp. 281
The T-Carrierp. 282
T1/E1 Alarmsp. 286
Line Coding Techniquesp. 287
Chapter 16 Digital Line Measurements and Testing Methodsp. 291
Network Performance Objectivesp. 291
Performance Measurementsp. 292
Digital Line Testingp. 294
T1 Line Parameter Testingp. 296
Indexp. 301

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