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Title:
MCSE in a nutshell : the Windows 2000 exams
Author:
Moncur, Michael G.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Beijing ; Cambridge [Mass.] : O'Reilly, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xvi, 459 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.

This book covers : exam 70-210, exam 70-215, exam 70-216, exam 70-217, exam 70-219, exam 70-221, and exam 70-220.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780596000301
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Book

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Microsoft's MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) candidates in the Windows 2000 track are required to pass five core exams and two elective exams. These exams are designed to provide a valid and reliable measure of competency for experienced IT professionals working in the typically complex computing environment of medium to large organizations. MCSE in a Nutshell: The Windows 2000 Exams is a comprehensive study guide and detailed quick reference that covers the following exams:

Exam 70-210: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Exam 70-215: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Exam 70-216: Implementing and Administering a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure Exam 70-217: Implementing and Administering a Microsoft Windows 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure Exam 70-219: Designing a Microsoft. Windows. 2000 Directory Services Infrastructure Exam 70-221: Designing a Microsoft. Windows. 2000 Network Infrastructure Exam 70-220: Designing Security for a Microsoft. Windows. 2000 Network Each chapter covers one exam. It includes: A summary of the key areas covered by the exam A description of the format, difficulty of each exam and tips for passing it Definitions of key terms Any administrator who is serious about acquiring MCSE certification will find this book indispensable. MCSE in a Nutshell: The Windows 2000 Exams is the best value on the market, combining a low price and fast pace that will appeal to sophisticated users who need a bridge between real-world experience and the MCSE Exam requirements.


Author Notes

Michael Moncur is a freelance author and consultant in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the owner of Starling Technologies, a small company specializing in network consulting and Web content development. Michael is certified as both a CNE and an MCSE, and is the author of several books on NetWare, NT, and the CNE and MCSE programs, including NT Network Security and CNE Study Guide for IntranetWare (Sybex/Network Press) and the upcoming MCSE: The Electives in a Nutshell (O'Reilly).

Paul Murphy is a freelance author and training manager for Dreamscape OnLine, a Syracuse, NY, Internet service provider. He has been teaching classes on the Internet, HTML, operating systems, and Microsoft Office since 1996. Certified as an MCSE, he has worked as a technical reviewer for O'Reilly's MCSE series.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
About the MCSE Examsp. 1
The MCSE 2000 Programp. 1
MCSE 2000 Core Examsp. 3
The Examination Processp. 4
Continuing Educationp. 10
Part 1 Windows 2000 Professional
Exam Overviewp. 13
Areas of Studyp. 13
Study Guidep. 17
Windows 2000 Basicsp. 18
Installing Windows 2000 Professionalp. 28
Configuring Windows 2000 Professionalp. 37
Managing Disk Storagep. 47
Managing Network Componentsp. 55
Administration and Securityp. 61
Optimization and Troubleshootingp. 69
Suggested Exercisesp. 74
Installing Windows 2000 Professionalp. 74
Configuring Windows 2000 Professionalp. 75
Managing Disk Storagep. 75
Managing Network Componentsp. 76
Administration and Securityp. 76
Optimization and Troubleshootingp. 76
Practice Testsp. 77
Comprehensive Testp. 77
Case Studyp. 84
Answersp. 86
Highlighter's Indexp. 89
Windows 2000 Basicsp. 89
Installing Windows 2000 Professionalp. 90
Configuring Windows 2000 Professionalp. 92
Managing Disk Storagep. 92
Managing Network Componentsp. 93
Administration and Securityp. 94
Optimization and Troubleshootingp. 94
Part 2 Windows 2000 Server
Exam Overviewp. 97
Objectivesp. 97
Study Guidep. 99
Windows 2000 Server Basicsp. 100
Installing Windows 2000 Serverp. 102
Managing Disk Storagep. 109
Windows 2000 Active Directoryp. 117
Managing Network Componentsp. 119
Administration and Securityp. 123
Optimization and Troubleshootingp. 128
Suggested Exercisesp. 131
Installing Windows 2000 Serverp. 131
Creating User Accounts and Groupsp. 131
Creating a Group Policy and User Profilesp. 132
Creating a Dynamic Diskp. 132
Using the Task Managerp. 132
Practice Testsp. 133
Test Questionsp. 133
Case Studyp. 142
Answersp. 143
Highlighter's Indexp. 147
Windows 2000 Editionsp. 147
Windows 2000 Architecturep. 147
Windows 2000 Installation Filesp. 147
Windows 2000 Server Hardware Requirementsp. 148
Windows NT Upgrade Orderp. 148
Encrypting Filesystem Keysp. 148
Windows Backup Typesp. 148
Windows 2000 Security Groupsp. 148
Kerberos Termsp. 149
SNMP Toolsp. 149
Part 3 Active Directory
Exam Overviewp. 153
Objectivesp. 153
Study Guidep. 156
Introduction to Active Directoryp. 157
Installing Active Directoryp. 158
Configuring Active Directoryp. 161
DNS for Active Directoryp. 178
Directory Maintenance and Replicationp. 181
Remote Installation Service (RIS)p. 187
Active Directory Securityp. 190
Active Directory Maintenancep. 193
Troubleshooting Active Directoryp. 196
Suggested Exercisesp. 199
Installing Active Directoryp. 199
Testing DNSp. 199
Configuring Active Directoryp. 199
Organizational Unitsp. 200
Managing Objectsp. 200
Group Policy Objectsp. 200
Remote Installation Servicep. 200
Securityp. 200
Backup and Recoveryp. 200
Practice Testsp. 201
Test Questionsp. 201
Case Studyp. 205
Answersp. 206
Highlighter's Indexp. 208
Site Replicationp. 208
Organizational Unit Propertiesp. 208
Accountsp. 208
Moving Objectsp. 209
Windows 2000 Permissionsp. 209
Group Policy Objectsp. 209
Managing Applicationsp. 209
DNS Zonesp. 209
Active Directory Replicationp. 210
Operations Master Rolesp. 210
Operations Master Failurep. 211
Troubleshooting RISp. 211
Part 4 Network Infrastructure
Exam Overviewp. 215
Areas of Studyp. 215
Study Guidep. 220
Network Protocolsp. 221
Managing TCP/IPp. 223
IP Routingp. 232
IP Security (IPSec)p. 237
Hostname Resolutionp. 239
NetBIOS Name Resolutionp. 242
NetWare Connectivityp. 247
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)p. 249
Remote Access Server (RAS)p. 255
NAT (Network Address Translation)p. 258
Certificate Servicesp. 260
Monitoring Network Performancep. 262
Suggested Exercisesp. 265
Installing and Configuring TCP/IPp. 265
Configuring IP Routingp. 266
Managing IPSecp. 266
Configuring Name Resolutionp. 266
Setting up NetWare Connectivityp. 266
Installing and Configuring DHCPp. 267
Installing and Managing Remote Accessp. 267
Installing and Using NATp. 267
Installing and Using Certificate Servicesp. 267
Monitoring the Networkp. 268
Practice Testsp. 269
Comprehensive Testp. 269
Case Studyp. 274
Answersp. 275
Highlighter's Indexp. 278
Network Protocolsp. 278
TCP/IPp. 279
IP Routingp. 280
IPSec (IP Security)p. 280
Name Resolutionp. 281
NetWare Connectivityp. 282
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)p. 282
Remote Accessp. 283
NAT (Network Address Translation)p. 283
Certificate Servicesp. 284
Network Monitoringp. 284
Part 5 Designing Active Directory
Exam Overviewp. 287
Objectivesp. 287
Study Guidep. 289
Directory Services Overviewp. 290
Analyzing the Companyp. 292
Active Directory Architecturep. 296
Suggested Exercisesp. 312
Domain Namingp. 312
Company IT Mappingp. 312
Trust Relationshipsp. 313
DNSp. 313
Site Replicationp. 313
Practice Testsp. 314
Test Questionsp. 314
Case Studyp. 318
Answersp. 319
Highlighter's Indexp. 322
Analyzing Your Company Evaluation Notesp. 322
IT Structure Typesp. 322
Reasons for a Multiple Domain Structurep. 323
Security Groupsp. 323
External Trustsp. 324
Site Level Traffic Optimizationp. 324
Part 6 Designing Network Infrastructure
Exam Overviewp. 327
Areas of Studyp. 327
Study Guidep. 331
Designing a Network Infrastructurep. 332
Designing TCP/IP Networksp. 334
Designing DHCP Servicesp. 340
Designing Name Resolution Servicesp. 344
Designing Internet Connectivityp. 349
Designing Routing and Remote Accessp. 355
Suggested Exercisesp. 361
Designing a Network Infrastructurep. 361
TCP/IP and DHCP Designp. 361
Name Resolution Designp. 362
Internet Connectivityp. 362
Routing and Remote Accessp. 362
Practice Testsp. 363
Comprehensive Testp. 363
Case Studyp. 366
Answersp. 368
Highlighter's Indexp. 370
TCP/IP Designp. 370
DHCP Designp. 371
Name Resolution Designp. 371
Internet Connectivityp. 372
Routing and Remote Accessp. 372
Part 7 Designing Security
Exam Overviewp. 377
Areas of Studyp. 377
Study Guidep. 381
Planning Network Securityp. 382
Designing Basic Securityp. 389
Encrypted Filesystem (EFS)p. 401
Designing Auditingp. 404
Securing Network Servicesp. 406
Designing Secure Connectivityp. 413
Planning IP Securityp. 416
Suggested Exercisesp. 422
Planning Network Securityp. 422
Designing Basic Securityp. 422
Encrypting Filesystem (EFS)p. 423
Designing Auditingp. 423
Securing Network Servicesp. 423
Designing Secure Connectivityp. 423
Planning IP Securityp. 424
Practice Testsp. 425
Comprehensive Testp. 425
Case Studyp. 429
Answersp. 430
Highlighter's Indexp. 432
Planning Network Securityp. 432
Designing Basic Securityp. 433
Encrypting Filesystem (EFS)p. 434
Designing Auditingp. 435
Securing Network Servicesp. 435
Designing Secure Connectivityp. 436
Planning IP Securityp. 436
Indexp. 439

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