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Title:
Windows 2000 : the complete reference
Author:
Ivens, Kathy.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Osborne : McGraw-Hill, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xxxiv, 1070 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780072119206
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Book

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Windows 2000 - with its innovative architecture surrounding Active Directory, novel security framework, and special management structure - needs a reference that touches on all aspects the new system. This text answers that need, for users at varying levels of expertise.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xxxi
Introductionp. xxxiii
Part I Understanding Windows 2000
1 What's New in Windows 2000p. 3
Improvements in Installing NTp. 4
User Interfacep. 5
Hardware Supportp. 8
Networkingp. 12
Mobile Computingp. 20
Securityp. 21
Improved OS Corep. 23
Managementp. 27
2 Planning for Installationp. 31
Preparing Your Current Infrastructurep. 32
Designing a Windows 2000 Environmentp. 48
Implementationp. 60
Installation Scenariosp. 60
Conclusionp. 69
3 Unattended Installationsp. 71
Winnt32-the Setup Commandp. 73
Answer Files and UDF filesp. 76
Setup Managerp. 79
Distribution Foldersp. 83
Bootable CD-ROMp. 86
Sysprepp. 88
Remote Installation Servicesp. 91
4 Migrating Windows NT 4 Environments to Windows 2000p. 105
A View from Afarp. 106
Preparing Windows NT 4 Serverp. 106
Choosing a Migration Route to Windows 2000p. 110
Client Considerationsp. 116
Switching to Native Modep. 120
Part II Learning the Basics
5 Bootingp. 125
The Boot Processp. 126
The Advanced Options Menup. 137
Creating a Bootable Floppy Diskp. 139
Creating Windows 2000 Floppy Disksp. 142
Creating and Using an Emergency Repair Disk (ERD)p. 142
The Recovery Consolep. 145
6 The User Interfacep. 149
The Desktopp. 150
Locking the Computerp. 161
My Computer and Windows Explorerp. 163
My Network Placesp. 173
My Documentsp. 175
Start Menup. 178
The Taskbarp. 184
Active Desktopp. 187
Interface Tips and Tricksp. 192
7 The Control Panel Appletsp. 197
Accessibility Optionsp. 198
Add/Remove Hardwarep. 201
Add/Remove Programsp. 205
Date/Timep. 208
Faxp. 208
Fontsp. 212
Keyboardp. 213
Mousep. 214
Phone and Modem Optionsp. 216
Power Optionsp. 218
Regional Optionsp. 223
Scanners and Camerasp. 224
Sounds and Multimediap. 224
Systemp. 226
8 Microsoft Management Console (MMC)p. 239
MMC User Interfacep. 241
MMC Component Architecturep. 247
Tool Filesp. 258
Working with Toolsp. 260
Searching for Snap-Insp. 269
9 The Command Promptp. 277
The Command Prompt Windowp. 278
Commandsp. 286
10 System Maintenance Toolsp. 305
Defragmentationp. 306
Scheduled Tasksp. 313
Disk Cleanupp. 326
Backupp. 329
Restoring from a Backupp. 340
11 Internet Explorer 5p. 347
Internet Explorer 5p. 348
Outlook Expressp. 372
12 Printingp. 391
Printing Basicsp. 392
Printing Processesp. 393
Printing Componentsp. 394
Installing Local Printersp. 406
Sharing Printersp. 411
Installing Remote Printersp. 418
Using Printer Location Trackingp. 425
Deploying Printersp. 427
Configuring the Print Serverp. 430
Configuring Printersp. 434
Managing Printingp. 441
Printing to a Filep. 444
Printing from DOSp. 444
Part III Connecting with Windows 2000
13 Networking with TCP/IPp. 449
The Ins and Outs of TCP/IPp. 450
Fitting TCP/IP into the Windows 2000 Networking Modelp. 454
Installing and Configuring TCP/IPp. 468
Understanding DHCPp. 477
Understanding Name Registration and Resolutionp. 493
14 Understanding DNSp. 515
DNS Fundamentalsp. 516
Installing DNSp. 531
Configuring DNSp. 534
Maintaining and Troubleshooting DNSp. 551
15 Understanding Active Directoryp. 557
Directory Servicesp. 558
Active Directory Conceptsp. 562
Installing Active Directoryp. 591
Active Directory Securityp. 595
Active Directory Integration with DNSp. 596
Resource Kit Utilitiesp. 598
16 RRAS and VPNsp. 601
IP Routing Overviewp. 602
Routing and Remote Access Service Fundamentalsp. 610
Securing RRASp. 624
Virtual Private Networking Fundamentalsp. 628
Installing RRASp. 633
Configuring RRASp. 634
Managing and Troubleshooting RRASp. 648
17 Configuring Network Servicesp. 655
Windows 2000 Client Networking Servicep. 656
Network Integration Servicesp. 659
18 Managing Usersp. 687
Understanding Groups and Accountsp. 688
Managing Accountsp. 691
Managing Groupsp. 699
Understanding and Assigning Rightsp. 701
Using Group Policiesp. 705
Managing Scriptsp. 710
Setting Account and Password Policiesp. 714
Managing User Profilesp. 715
Other Management Toolsp. 719
19 Mobile Computingp. 725
Mobile Hardware Considerationsp. 726
Power Managementp. 729
Dial-Up Connectionsp. 731
Locationsp. 737
Using Resources Offlinep. 743
Part IV Inside Windows 2000
20 File Systemsp. 755
FAT and FAT32p. 756
NTFSp. 757
Encrypting File System (EFS)p. 765
Distributed File System (Dfs)p. 770
21 Securityp. 777
Security Fundamentalsp. 778
Active Directory and Security Integrationp. 781
Authenticationp. 792
Access Controlp. 803
Auditingp. 811
Other Security Concernsp. 814
22 Systems and Subsystemsp. 821
The Architecture of Windows 2000p. 822
The Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL)p. 824
The Kernelp. 824
Part V Internet and Intranet Functionality
23 Internet Information Server 5p. 839
Familiarizing Yourself with IISp. 840
Installing IISp. 843
Configuring IISp. 844
Optional IIS Componentsp. 861
The Indexing Servicep. 863
Publishingp. 864
24 Managing Networks and Intranets with IISp. 867
Web-Based Systems Managementp. 868
Building Familiarity with Intranetsp. 875
Part VI Enterprise Components
25 Configuration Managementp. 889
Group Policy Managementp. 890
Intellimirrorp. 902
Security Configuration and Analysisp. 911
Windows Script Hostp. 919
Windows Management Instrumentationp. 923
26 Clusteringp. 935
Network Load Balancing Clustersp. 936
Server Clustersp. 951
27 Advanced Disk Managementp. 963
Disk Quotasp. 964
Remote Storage Servicep. 971
Removable Storage Managementp. 979
Disk Management and Drive Letter Assignmentsp. 991
28 Terminal Servicesp. 995
Remote Administration Modep. 996
Application Server Modep. 1000
Licensesp. 1005
Clientsp. 1005
Managing Terminal Serverp. 1009
Support for Citrix MetaFramep. 1017
Part VII Appendix
Windows 2000 Version Differencesp. 1021
Windows 2000 Professionalp. 1022
Windows 2000 Serverp. 1022
Upgrading to Windows 2000p. 1024
Indexp. 1027