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Title:
Managing Windows 2000 network services
Author:
Syngress Media, Inc.
Publication Information:
Rockland, Ma : Syngress Media, Inc., [2000]

©2000
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xxxiii, 664 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781928994060
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Book

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Microsoft Windows 2000 Server (the predecessor to Windows NT 4 Server) integrates network services for companies and administrators to set up and manage networks, remote access and extranets, as well as to manage other communications. This work focuses exclusively on networking and integrated voice, video and data on networks. Readers learn how to deploy and integrate all Windows 2000 networking technologies within an enterprise network.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. xxvii
Chapter 1 What Is New in Windows 2000p. 1
Chapter 2 Microsoft TCP/IP 2000p. 59
TCP/IP--A Quick Overviewp. 60
IP Address Classes and Subnetsp. 61
Subnets and Routingp. 62
Features of TCP/IPp. 63
The TCP/IP Protocol Suitep. 66
TCP/IP Core Protocolsp. 68
TCP/IP Applicationsp. 71
Windows TCP/IPp. 75
NBT and WINSp. 75
DHCPp. 76
DNSp. 76
SNMPp. 77
TCP/IP Printingp. 77
New TCP/IP Features in Windows 2000p. 82
QoS Admission controlp. 82
IPSecp. 86
IP Auto-Configurationp. 86
Large TCP Windowsp. 86
TCP Selective Acknowledgementp. 88
Improved RTT Estimationp. 88
ICMP Router Discoveryp. 88
DNS Cachingp. 89
DNSp. 89
WINSp. 89
DHCPp. 89
TCP/IP Utilitiesp. 90
Arpp. 90
Hostnamep. 91
Ipconfigp. 91
Lpqp. 94
Nbtstatp. 94
Netstatp. 95
Nslookupp. 95
Pingp. 95
Routep. 96
Tracertp. 96
Pathpingp. 97
Chapter 3 DHCP Server Managementp. 101
DHCP Overviewp. 102
The Process of Obtaining a Leasep. 103
DHCP Negative Acknowledgement (DHCPNACK)p. 105
Integration of DHCP with DNSp. 106
What Are Leases?p. 109
The ipconfig Commandp. 110
Leasing Strategyp. 111
Operating without a DHCP Serverp. 112
Automatic Client Configurationp. 112
Manual IP Addressesp. 114
Design of a DHCP Configurationp. 115
Placement of Serversp. 115
Using DHCP Routers or DHCP Relay Agentsp. 116
RRAS Integrationp. 117
Configuring a DHCP Serverp. 118
DHCP Scopesp. 118
Configuring Leasesp. 119
DHCP Optionsp. 120
BOOTP/DCHP Relay Agentp. 125
Vendor-specific Optionsp. 127
User Class Optionsp. 129
BOOTP Tablesp. 132
Superscopesp. 134
Managing DHCP Serversp. 135
Enhanced Monitoring and Statistical Reporting for DHCP Serversp. 135
Authorizing DHCP Serversp. 136
Deploying DHCPp. 140
Best Practicesp. 141
Optimizing Lease Management Practicesp. 141
Determining the Number of DHCP Servers to Usep. 143
Fault-Tolerant Planningp. 144
Router Support Requiredp. 144
Walkthroughp. 144
Installation of a DHCP Serverp. 144
Creating Leasesp. 146
Testing your DHCP Serverp. 153
Chapter 4 Windows 2000 DNSp. 163
Understanding DNSp. 164
Domain Name Spacep. 165
Host and Domain Namesp. 168
Zonesp. 170
Understanding Name Resolutionp. 176
Looking up an Address from a Namep. 177
Looking up a Name from an Addressp. 179
Active Directory and DNS Integrationp. 181
Using Active Directory to Replicate and Synchronize DNSp. 182
Integration with DHCPp. 184
Registration of Server in DNS using the SRV Recordp. 185
Installing DNS Server Servicep. 188
DNS Server Roles and Security Topologyp. 189
Configuring DNS Servicesp. 202
Creating Forward Lookup Zonesp. 203
Creating Reverse Lookup Zonesp. 211
Record Types (i.e. mx, SRV, SOA...)p. 213
Manually Adding Recordsp. 215
Configuring DNS Clientp. 217
Manuallyp. 217
Using DHCPp. 222
Walkthroughp. 224
Installation of a DNS Serverp. 224
Testing your DNS Serverp. 231
Chapter 5 Developing a WINS Strategyp. 239
WINS Functional Descriptionp. 240
NetBIOS Name Resolutionp. 242
What Does WINS Do?p. 246
Broadcasting versus WINSp. 248
LMHosts versus WINSp. 249
NetBIOS Name Registration Requestp. 249
NetBIOS Name Releasep. 253
NetBIOS Name Query Requestp. 253
WINS Configurationp. 254
Configuring Static Entriesp. 254
Connecting WINS Servers through Replicationp. 257
Designing a Network of Multiple WINS Serversp. 262
Backing Up Your WINS Databasep. 265
New Features of Windows 2000 WINSp. 267
Persistent Connectionsp. 267
Manual Tombstoningp. 268
Improved Management Toolsp. 270
Higher Performancep. 273
Enhanced Filtering and Record Searchingp. 274
Dynamic Record Deletion and Multi-Selectp. 276
Increased Fault Tolerancep. 276
Dynamic Re-registrationp. 279
Walkthroughp. 280
Install and Configure a WINS Serverp. 280
Chapter 6 Secure TCP/IP Connectionsp. 297
SSLp. 299
Overview of SSLp. 299
Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryptionp. 302
Digital Certificatesp. 305
Certificate Authoritiesp. 307
SSL Implementationp. 307
Secure Communications over Virtual Private Networksp. 311
Tunneling Basicsp. 312
How Tunneling Worksp. 314
Security Issues Pertaining to VPNsp. 315
Common Uses of VPNsp. 321
Tunneling Protocols and the Basic Tunneling Requirementsp. 327
Windows 2000 Tunneling Protocolsp. 327
Using PPTP with Windows 2000p. 329
Using L2TP with Windows 2000p. 331
Interoperability with Non-Microsoft VPN Clientsp. 337
IPSecp. 337
Data Encryption Optionsp. 338
IPSec Security Servicesp. 343
Security Associations and IPSec Key Management Proceduresp. 345
IPSec and Active Directoryp. 348
Example of Where You Would Use IPSecp. 348
Interoperability with Non-Microsoft Version of IPSecp. 350
Building an IPSec Policyp. 350
Walkthroughp. 357
Set up IPSec Conversation Between Two Computersp. 357
Examine Packets to Ensure Encryptionp. 366
Chapter 7 External Network Connectionsp. 383
Remote Connection Optionsp. 384
Modemsp. 385
ISDNp. 385
Leased Linesp. 387
Cable Modemsp. 389
ADSLp. 390
Connecting to the Internetp. 391
Security Concernsp. 393
Sharing Internet Connectionsp. 397
Establishing VPNs Over the Internetp. 399
PPTP and L2TPp. 399
VPN Solutionsp. 400
Creating a VPN Routerp. 403
Connecting a VPN Clientp. 406
Tunneling Non-TCP/IP Protocolsp. 409
Dial-Up Accessp. 409
Configuring RASp. 410
Security Concernsp. 412
Outsourcing Dial-up Accessp. 414
Radiusp. 415
Security for Internet-Connected Networksp. 416
Types of Attacksp. 416
Types of Defensesp. 422
Chapter 8 Connecting Small Offices and Home Offices to the Internetp. 433
Connecting a Workgroup to the Internetp. 435
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)p. 436
TCP/IP Protocolp. 437
Autoconfiguration IP Addresses versus DHCPp. 439
Private Network Addresses versus Public Addressesp. 442
Using Internet Connection Sharingp. 442
Network Address Translation (NAT)p. 446
What is NAT?p. 447
An NAT Examplep. 457
What Is a Private Network Address?p. 460
What Makes an Address "Private?"p. 460
When Should You Use a Private Address or Public Address?p. 461
Accessing Other Computers' Printers and Network Drivesp. 462
Accessing Other Computer's Resources over the Internetp. 463
Protecting Your Computer from Unauthorized Accessp. 463
Comparison of ICS, NAT and Windows Routingp. 465
A Windows 2000 Routed Connectionp. 466
Performance Considerationsp. 466
Securityp. 467
Comparison of Featuresp. 468
Walkthroughp. 469
Connecting a Two-computer Network to the Internetp. 469
Chapter 9 Creating a Routable Network Using Windows 2000p. 477
Routing Overviewp. 478
What Is Routing?p. 479
Static versus Dynamic Routingp. 480
RIPp. 481
OSPFp. 484
Unicast Routingp. 485
IP Routingp. 485
IPX Routingp. 486
AppleTalk Routingp. 487
Routing over a VPN Connectionp. 487
Administration and Management Toolsp. 488
Routing and Remote Access Applicationp. 488
Role of IP Routing Services in a Networkp. 490
Should You Use Windows 2000 Routing On Your Network?p. 490
Reliability versus Hardware Routersp. 491
Implementing RIPp. 492
RIP Environmentp. 492
RIP Design Considerationsp. 492
RIP Securityp. 496
Implementing OSPFp. 497
OSPF Design Considerationsp. 497
OSPF Securityp. 499
What Is Multicast?p. 500
Multicast Protocolsp. 501
Windows 2000 Supportp. 501
Demand-Dial Networkingp. 502
Backup Connections for WANp. 502
Configuring Demand-Dialingp. 503
Walkthroughp. 504
Connecting Two Small Offices With VPNp. 505
Chapter 10 Administration and Ease of Usep. 525
Network and Dial-up Connectionsp. 527
What is a Dial-up Connection?p. 527
Creating a Dial-up Internet Connection in Windows 2000p. 531
Connecting to a Private Networkp. 545
Configuring a Computer for Incoming Connectionsp. 548
Making Dial-up Connectivity Easierp. 552
Connection Manager Administration Kitp. 552
What is Connection Manager?p. 553
Using Branding to Customize the Dialerp. 554
Connect Actions and Auto-applicationsp. 555
Multiple Instances of Connection Managerp. 556
Multiple User Supportp. 557
Simplified Distributionp. 558
Custom Phone Bookp. 558
Central Administration of Phone Booksp. 559
Connection Point Servicesp. 560
What is Connection Point Services?p. 560
Phone Book Administratorp. 561
Phone Book Servicep. 566
Enabling Remote Access with Active Directoryp. 566
What is Remote Access Policy?p. 567
Using the "Active Directory Users and Computers" MMCp. 569
Assigning Access to Individual Usersp. 570
Assigning Access to Groups of Usersp. 573
Plug and Playp. 579
What is Plug and Play?p. 579
Hardware Compatibility Listp. 580
Chapter 11 Managing Windows 2000 Network Services Fast Trackp. 585
What is a Managing Windows 2000 Network Services Fast Track?p. 586
Managing Windows 2000 TCP/IPp. 586
The Role of TCP/IPp. 587
The TCP/IP Protocol Suitep. 587
TCP/IP Utilitiesp. 589
NEW: Quality of Service (QoS)p. 591
NEW: IPSecp. 591
Managing Windows 2000 DHCPp. 591
The Role of DHCPp. 592
DHCP Lease Processp. 592
DHCP Fault Tolerancep. 593
DHCP Scopes and Scope Optionsp. 593
NEW: Vendor Classes and User Classesp. 594
NEW: DHCP Integration with DNS, Active Directory and RRASp. 594
DHCP Best Practicesp. 595
Managing Windows 2000 DNS Servicep. 596
Host Namesp. 596
DNS Name Spacep. 597
Host Name Resolutionp. 597
DNS Zones and Resource Recordsp. 597
DNS Server Typesp. 598
NEW: Zone Transfer and Active Directory Integrationp. 599
NEW: Integration with DHCP Servicep. 599
NEW: Dynamic Host Record Updatesp. 600
DNS Security Considerationsp. 600
DNS Client Setupp. 601
Managing Windows 2000 WINS Servicep. 601
NetBIOS Name Resolutionp. 601
WINS Serversp. 602
WINS Server Replicationp. 603
NEW: Enhanced WINS Featuresp. 603
Managing Windows 2000 TCP/IP Securityp. 604
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)p. 604
Virtual Private Networks (VPN)p. 605
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)p. 605
NEW: Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) and IP Security (IPSec)p. 606
Managing Windows 2000 External Network Connectionsp. 606
Internet Connection Device Supportp. 606
NEW: Radiusp. 606
Managing Windows 2000 Internet Access for Small and Home Officesp. 607
NEW: Automatic Private IP Addressingp. 607
NEW: Network Address Translationp. 608
NEW: Internet Connection Sharingp. 609
Managing Windows 2000 Routingp. 609
NEW: RRAS Administration Toolsp. 609
Unicast Routingp. 610
Multicast Routingp. 610
NEW: OSPFp. 611
Demand-Dial Networkingp. 611
Managing Windows 2000 Administrative Toolsp. 612
NEW: Connection Manager Administration Kitp. 612
NEW: Phone Book Administratorp. 613
NEW: Assigning Remote Access Using the Active Directoryp. 613
Much Improved: Plug and Playp. 614
Appendix A Secretsp. 615
Lesser Known Functionsp. 616
Windows 2000 and CD-RW Mediap. 616
The New IPCONFIG Switchesp. 616
Using TCP Sliding Windowsp. 618
Under-documented Functions and Proceduresp. 619
Internet Connection Sharing versus Network Address Translationp. 619
New TCP/IP Utility: Pathpingp. 620
Taking Advantage of WINS Automatic Partner Configurationp. 622
Undocumented Featuresp. 624
Deep Drive Mappingsp. 624
For Experts Onlyp. 625
Editing the Registry to Remove Corrupted Network Connectionsp. 625
Telnet Serverp. 626
Terminal Services for Remote Administrationp. 626
Troubleshooting Tipsp. 627
How to Rid Yourself of the "Cannot Find Server for [IP Address]" Message When Doing NSLOOKUPp. 627
DVD Playbackp. 628
Optimization Tipsp. 628
Optimizing Dial-up Connectionsp. 628
Optimize Subnetting Flexibility with RFC 1219p. 630
Correct Settings for IDE DMAp. 632
Network Speed and Duplex Settingsp. 633
Indexp. 635