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Microsoft Windows 2000 Server administrator's companion
Author:
Russel, Charlie.
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Publication Information:
Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Press, [2000]

©2000
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xlvi, 1464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
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"Part no. 097-0002038"--Computer disc.

Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781572318199
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Book

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""Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Administrator's Companion"" brings network administrators, systems engineers, and other MIS professionals up to speed on the latest features of Windows 2000 Server, including Active Directory ""TM"" services, Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0, the new, integrated console for administrative tools, and more. It's the perfect handbook for those who need to deploy, install, and configure installations, upgrade from previous versions, understand network addresses, manage day-to-day operations, configure storage, manage users and groups, implement security measures, configure mail services, troubleshoot, and perform other vital administrative tasks. It also provides information about Microsoft Certificate Server, Microsoft Terminal Server, Microsoft Proxy Server, Microsoft Indexing Server, and other Windows 2000 services. Appendices provide quick guides to interface changes and optional components in Windows 2000 Server, and the included CD-ROM contains a searchable electronic version of the book, plus helpful scripts and checklists.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. xliii
Part I Preparing for Installation
1 Overview of Windows 2000p. 2
Deploying Server and Workstation Functions Togetherp. 4
Network Managementp. 5
Interoperabilityp. 8
System and Network Securityp. 8
Hardware Supportp. 9
Availability and Reliabilityp. 10
Active Directoryp. 11
Storage and File System Supportp. 11
Communicationsp. 13
Internet Servicesp. 14
Defying Categoriesp. 14
The Need for Planningp. 15
Summaryp. 15
2 Introducing Directory Servicesp. 16
Understanding Directory Servicesp. 17
Active Directory in Windows 2000p. 19
The Active Directory Architecturep. 23
Summaryp. 27
3 Planning Namespace and Domainsp. 28
Analyzing Naming Convention Needsp. 29
Planning a Domain Structurep. 36
Planning Multiple Domainsp. 40
Summaryp. 41
4 Planning Deploymentp. 42
How Information Technology Functionsp. 44
Identifying Business Needsp. 44
Seeing into the Futurep. 45
Assessing Your Current Setupp. 46
Making a Roadmapp. 48
Summaryp. 51
Part II Installation and Initial Configuration
5 Getting Startedp. 54
Reviewing System Requirementsp. 55
Installing Windows 2000p. 63
Troubleshooting Installationsp. 91
Summaryp. 99
6 Configuring New Windows 2000 Server Installationsp. 100
Configuring Devicesp. 101
Configuring Networking Settingsp. 107
Configuring Network Componentsp. 109
Using the Windows 2000 Configure Your Server Toolp. 118
Setting Up a DHCP Serverp. 122
Installing and Configuring a DNS Serverp. 131
Setting Up a WINS Serverp. 145
Summaryp. 149
7 Upgrading to Windows 2000p. 150
Architectural Improvements in Windows 2000p. 151
Planning a Domain Upgradep. 156
Preparing Domains and Computers for Upgradingp. 170
Upgrading to Windows 2000 Professional from Windows 95/98p. 172
Upgrading to Windows 2000 Advanced Server from Windows NTp. 177
Operational Modes in Domainsp. 178
Summaryp. 181
8 Installing and Managing Printersp. 182
Understanding the Basicsp. 183
Planning Printer Deploymentp. 190
Installing Printersp. 196
Sharing Printers on a Networkp. 199
Modifying Printer Propertiesp. 206
Searching for Printersp. 223
Managing Printers and Print Serversp. 227
Troubleshooting Printing Problemsp. 231
Summaryp. 239
9 Managing Users and Groupsp. 240
Understanding Groupsp. 241
Managing Built-in Groups and User Rightsp. 249
Creating User Accountsp. 259
Managing User Accountsp. 265
Maintaining User Profilesp. 272
Configuring Shares and Permissionsp. 280
Maintaining Folder and File Permissionsp. 291
Understanding Group Policiesp. 302
Summaryp. 318
Part III Network Administration
10 Managing Day-to-Day Operationsp. 320
Using the Secondary Logonp. 321
Administration Toolsp. 324
Support Toolsp. 326
Microsoft Management Console Basicsp. 329
Automating Chores with Scriptsp. 335
Auditing Eventsp. 336
Delegating Controlp. 344
Using Task Schedulerp. 345
Using the AT Commandp. 349
Summaryp. 351
11 Installing and Configuring Active Directoryp. 352
Using the Active Directory Installation Wizardp. 354
Using Active Directory Domains and Trustsp. 376
Using Active Directory Users and Computersp. 381
Summaryp. 405
12 Managing Active Directoryp. 406
Using Active Directory Sites and Servicesp. 407
Using Active Directory Schemap. 420
Summaryp. 443
13 Understanding Network Addressesp. 444
The TCP/IP Protocol Suitep. 445
IP Addresses and What They Meanp. 449
Routing and Subnetsp. 451
Name Resolutionp. 454
IP Version 6p. 465
Using the Administration Tools for TCP/IPp. 466
Summaryp. 477
14 Implementing Disk Managementp. 478
Understanding Disk Terminologyp. 479
Overview of Disk Managementp. 481
Disk Management Tasksp. 485
NTFS Version 5p. 510
Summaryp. 517
15 Using Clustersp. 518
What Is a Cluster?p. 519
Cluster Scenariosp. 520
Requirements and Planningp. 522
Network Load Balancing Clustersp. 524
Server Clustersp. 529
Summaryp. 537
16 Configuring Storagep. 538
The Distributed File Systemp. 539
Removable Storagep. 553
Remote Storagep. 570
Shared Foldersp. 593
Summaryp. 599
17 Planning for Securityp. 600
Smart Cardsp. 601
Security Basicsp. 602
Public-Key Infrastructuresp. 609
Security-Enabled Protocolsp. 618
Virtual Private Networksp. 624
Security Modulesp. 626
Summaryp. 627
18 Implementing Securityp. 628
Using Templates to Implement Security Policiesp. 629
Using Security Configuration and Analysisp. 636
Enabling Authenticationp. 641
Implementing Access Controlp. 648
Managing Certificatesp. 651
Using Internet Protocol Security Policiesp. 655
Securing Local Datap. 665
Auditingp. 668
Summaryp. 671
Part IV Support Services and Features
19 Using Microsoft Certificate Servicesp. 674
More Vocabularyp. 676
Preinstallationp. 681
Installation and Configurationp. 684
The Certification Authority Snap-inp. 690
The Certificates Snap-inp. 706
CAs Linked into a Hierarchyp. 706
Command-Line Utilitiesp. 709
Summaryp. 711
20 Interoperating with Novell NetWarep. 712
Installing NetWare Services for Windows 2000p. 714
Using Gateway Service for NetWarep. 715
Sharing Windows 2000 Resources with NetWare Clientsp. 724
Selecting the Right Client Servicesp. 725
Understanding Permissions and Security Conceptsp. 726
Summaryp. 727
21 Interoperating with UNIXp. 728
Permissions and Security Conceptsp. 729
Basic Connectivityp. 733
File Systemsp. 734
Services for UNIX Overviewp. 736
Services for UNIX Configurationp. 741
Shells and POSIXp. 762
Summaryp. 763
22 Using Macintosh Servicesp. 764
Talking the Talkp. 765
Understanding Macintosh Servicesp. 769
Installing and Configuring AppleTalkp. 770
Setting Up File and Print Servicesp. 775
Sharing Files with FSMp. 782
Using the Macfile Utilityp. 792
Sharing Printers with PSMp. 798
Summaryp. 801
23 Configuring Mail Servicesp. 802
Setting Up Outlook 2000p. 803
Customizing Outlookp. 815
Using Outlook with Exchange Serverp. 820
Scheduling with Outlookp. 831
Customizing the Way Outlook Handles E-Mailp. 834
Using Outlook with Newsgroupsp. 839
Configuring Outlook Expressp. 839
Using Fax Servicesp. 849
Summaryp. 853
24 Managing Softwarep. 854
IntelliMirror and Systems Management Serverp. 856
Understanding Software Installation and Maintenancep. 858
Setting Up Software Installation and Maintenancep. 860
Configuring Software Installation and Maintenancep. 862
Working with Packagesp. 866
Repackaging Applicationsp. 874
Setting Up Remote Installation Servicesp. 878
Performing User Installationsp. 892
Summaryp. 897
25 Deploying Terminal Servicesp. 898
Conceptsp. 899
Requirementsp. 901
Installationp. 902
Administrationp. 911
Summaryp. 937
26 Understanding Other Servicesp. 938
Understanding the Indexing Servicep. 939
Planning Your Indexing Servicep. 942
Creating and Configuring Catalogsp. 946
Registry Entries for the Indexing Servicep. 953
Querying the Indexp. 955
Indexing a New Sitep. 959
Examining Performancep. 960
Troubleshooting the Indexing Servicep. 962
Understanding Microsoft Message Queuingp. 965
Planning a Message Queuing Networkp. 967
Summaryp. 968
Part V Internet Servers and Services
27 Basics of Internet Information Servicesp. 970
Protocols Supportedp. 971
Administration Toolsp. 980
The WWW Publishing Servicep. 981
The FTP Publishing Servicep. 994
Basic Administrative Tasksp. 998
Summaryp. 1005
28 Advanced Internet Information Servicesp. 1006
Server-Level Administrationp. 1009
Site-Level Administrationp. 1017
Directory-Level Administrationp. 1018
File-Level Administrationp. 1019
Managing WWW Sitesp. 1020
Managing FTP Sitesp. 1041
Managing NNTP Virtual Serversp. 1048
Managing SMTP Virtual Serversp. 1057
Remote Administrationp. 1065
Summaryp. 1067
29 Internet and Intranetp. 1068
Internet Explorer Administration Kitp. 1069
Connection Manager Administration Kitp. 1087
Summaryp. 1093
30 Proxy Serverp. 1094
Conceptsp. 1095
Installationp. 1098
Configurationp. 1104
Securityp. 1121
Summaryp. 1129
31 Connection Servicesp. 1130
How Dial-Up Remote Access Worksp. 1131
Understanding Virtual Private Networksp. 1132
Installing a Remote Access Serverp. 1135
Setting Remote Access Policiesp. 1136
Choosing an Administrative Model for Remote Access Policiesp. 1138
Configuring a Remote Access Policyp. 1148
Configuring a Remote Access Serverp. 1152
Configuring a Virtual Private Networkp. 1153
Using the Internet Authentication Servicep. 1159
Installing and Configuring IASp. 1159
Using RADIUS for Multiple Remote Access Serversp. 1161
Summaryp. 1163
Part VI Tuning, Maintenance, and Repair
32 Performance Monitoring and Tuningp. 1166
What Is a Bottleneck?p. 1167
Using Event Viewerp. 1168
Using System Monitorp. 1173
Performance Logs and Alertsp. 1182
Using Network Monitorp. 1202
Summaryp. 1219
33 Disaster Planningp. 1220
Planning for Disasterp. 1221
Preparing for a Disasterp. 1229
Summaryp. 1237
34 Using Backupp. 1238
Selecting a Backup Mediump. 1239
Developing a Backup Strategyp. 1241
Backing Up Datap. 1245
Restoring Datap. 1258
Planning for Disasterp. 1261
Handling Backup and Restore Problemsp. 1262
Third-Party Backup Utilitiesp. 1266
Summaryp. 1267
35 Planning Fault Tolerance and Avoidancep. 1268
Mean Time to Failure and Mean Time to Recoverp. 1269
Protecting the Power Supplyp. 1270
Disk Arraysp. 1275
Distributed File Systemp. 1282
Clusteringp. 1282
Summaryp. 1283
36 Using the Registryp. 1284
Introducing the Registryp. 1285
Understanding the Registry's Structurep. 1288
Using the Registry Editorsp. 1297
Backing Up and Restoring the Registryp. 1311
Summaryp. 1315
37 Troubleshooting and Recoveryp. 1316
Performing a System Recoveryp. 1317
Fixing the Underlying Problemp. 1324
Miscellaneous Challengesp. 1330
Summaryp. 1333
Part VII Appendixes
A A Quick Guide to Interface Changesp. 1336
B Optional Componentsp. 1344
C The OSI Reference Modelp. 1352
D Using the Windows 2000 Recovery Consolep. 1358
E Enterprise Backup Solutionsp. 1370
F Windows 2000 Support Toolsp. 1382
Glossaryp. 1387
Indexp. 1405