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MCSE supporting and maintaining a Windows NT Server 4.0 network study guide (exam 70-244)
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Syngress Media, Inc.
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New York : Osborne McGraw-Hill, [2001]

©2001
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xliv, 559 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
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Includes index.

"Global Knowledge Certification Press"--Cover.
Language:
English
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9780072191639

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9780072191615
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This book/CD-ROM package covers all exam objectives and contains more than 250 realistic practice questions. The CD-ROM contains CertTrainer software with interactive tutorials and lab simulations and ExamSim practice exam software.


Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
About the Contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Prefacep. xxvii
Introductionp. xxxi
1 Introduction to Supporting and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Networkp. 1
What Is "Supporting and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Network"?p. 3
Server Hardwarep. 3
Operating Systemp. 4
Access to Resourcesp. 4
Securityp. 5
Overview of Exam 70-244p. 6
Audience Profilep. 6
Skills Measuredp. 7
Maintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Serversp. 8
Configuring and Troubleshooting Users and Groupsp. 9
Analyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Securityp. 11
Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Access to Resourcesp. 12
Configuring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Network Servicesp. 13
What We'll Cover in This Bookp. 15
Maintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Server Hardware: Chapter 2p. 16
Maintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing the Operating System: Chapter 3p. 16
Configuring and Troubleshooting Trusts, Account Policies, and System Policies: Chapter 4p. 18
Configuring and Troubleshooting User Accounts, Profiles, and Logon Scripts: Chapter 5p. 18
Analyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Security: Chapter 6p. 19
Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Access to Resources: Chapter 7p. 20
Configuring and Troubleshooting Printing, Internet, and Intranet Access to Resources and Internet Protocols: Chapter 8p. 20
Configuring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Network Services: Chapter 9p. 21
Configuring and Troubleshooting IIS Web Servers, RAS, and Performance Tuning: Chapter 10p. 21
Windows NT Server Terminologyp. 22
Accessp. 23
Server Hardwarep. 24
Networkingp. 26
Securityp. 28
Two-Minute Drillp. 32
QandA Self Testp. 34
Self Test Answersp. 39
2 Maintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Server Hardwarep. 45
Optimizing, Configuring, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Hardwarep. 46
Recovering from Hardware Failuresp. 46
Configuring and Troubleshooting Fault-Tolerant Disks and Disk Subsystemsp. 54
Exercise 2-1 Enable a Mirror Set on Your Systemp. 57
Exercise 2-2 Creating a Stripe Set with Parityp. 60
Exercise 2-3 Breaking a Mirror Setp. 63
Exercise 2-4 Reconstructing a Stripe Set with Parityp. 65
Upgrading a Server from a Single Processor to Multiple Processorsp. 66
Troubleshooting Problems with Hardwarep. 68
Exercise 2-5 Running the Windows NT Hardware Detection Toolp. 71
Exercise 2-6 Running Windows NT Diagnosticsp. 72
Backing Up and Restoring Hardwarep. 73
Backup Typesp. 75
Frequency of Backupp. 76
Verifying Backupsp. 76
The Windows NT Backup Programp. 77
Performing the Backupp. 77
Restoring Datap. 78
Exercise 2-7 Setting Restore Optionsp. 78
Two-Minute Drillp. 82
QandA Self Testp. 84
Lab Questionp. 89
Self Test Answersp. 91
Lab Answerp. 96
3 Maintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing the Operating Systemp. 99
Recovering System Files, and Reestablishing the Previous OS Environmentp. 100
Backing Up the Registryp. 100
Saving the System Keyp. 101
Exercise 3-1 Using the Disk Administrator to Save the System Keyp. 101
Exercise 3-2 Using the Registry Editor to Save the System Keyp. 101
Saving the Disk Subkeyp. 102
Creating an Emergency Repair Diskp. 102
Backing Up the Master Boot Record and Partition Boot Sectorp. 103
Understanding ARC Pathnamesp. 104
Restoring Disk Informationp. 106
Exercise 3-3 Creating a Path to the Windows NT Startup Floppyp. 107
Exercise 3-4 Using the Emergency Repair Diskp. 108
Restoring Registry Informationp. 111
Exercise 3-5 Restoring the System Key from the Disk Administratorp. 111
Exercise 3-6 Restoring the Disk Subkey from the Registry Editorp. 112
Restoring Windows NT Files on the System Partitionp. 113
Troubleshooting and Optimizing Server Performancep. 114
Subsystem Monitoringp. 115
Troubleshooting Performance Problemsp. 118
Moving, Sizing, and Adding New Paging Filesp. 125
Exercise 3-7 Examining Default Pagefile.sys Settingsp. 127
Allocating Server Hardware Based on Application Requirementsp. 128
Modifying BDC Placementp. 132
Deploying Service Packs and Hotfixesp. 133
Exercise 3-8 Determine the Service Pack Level on Current Systemp. 134
Two-Minute Drillp. 138
QandA Self Testp. 140
Lab Questionp. 145
Self Test Answersp. 147
Lab Answerp. 153
4 Configuring and Troubleshooting Trusts, Account Policies, and System Policiesp. 157
Configuring and Troubleshooting Trust Relationshipsp. 158
Trusted and Trusting Domainsp. 159
Domain Modelsp. 162
Creating a Trust Relationshipp. 169
Exercise 4-1 Creating Trust Relationshipsp. 171
Common Problems with Trust Relationshipsp. 172
Cross-Domain Resource Accessp. 173
Configuring and Troubleshooting Account Policyp. 174
Password Uniquenessp. 176
Password Lengthp. 177
Password Agep. 178
Account Lockoutp. 178
Exercise 4-2 Setting Account Policiesp. 180
Configuring and Troubleshooting System Policiesp. 180
Client Computer Operating Systemp. 183
File Locations and Namesp. 184
Interaction Between Local Security Policy and System Policiesp. 185
Exercise 4-3 Configuring User Policyp. 190
Exercise 4-4 Configuring Computer Policyp. 193
Two-Minute Drillp. 196
QandA Self Testp. 198
Lab Questionp. 204
Self Test Answersp. 205
Lab Answerp. 209
5 Configuring and Troubleshooting User Accounts, Profiles, and Logon Scriptsp. 211
Configuring and Troubleshooting User Accounts, Profiles, and Logon Scriptsp. 212
Creating and Renaming User Accountsp. 213
Exercise 5-1 Creating a User Accountp. 216
Exercise 5-2 Testing User Accounts from a Domain Controllerp. 217
Configuring and Troubleshooting User Profilesp. 219
Configuring and Troubleshooting User Accountsp. 226
Troubleshooting Logon Scriptsp. 230
Configuring and Troubleshooting Groupsp. 234
Group Membershipp. 235
Default Groupsp. 235
Exercise 5-3 Setting up Assistant Administrator Groupsp. 242
Special Groupsp. 243
Global Groupsp. 245
Local Groupsp. 246
Universal Groupsp. 246
Two-Minute Drillp. 248
QandA Self Testp. 250
Lab Questionp. 256
Self Test Answersp. 257
Lab Answerp. 262
6 Analyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Securityp. 265
Configuring the OS and User Environments by Using the Security Configuration Managerp. 266
The Microsoft Management Console and the Microsoft Security Configuration Managerp. 267
Applying the Appropriate Security Template Based on Server Functionp. 273
Analyzing the Current Environmentp. 277
Customizing Existing Security Templates to Meet the Organization's Security Requirementsp. 277
Exercise 6-1 Protecting Account Configuration with SCM's Restricted Groupsp. 281
Implementing Auditing and Monitor Securityp. 282
Configuring Audit Policyp. 282
Enabling Auditing on Objectsp. 284
Analyzing Audit Logsp. 287
Exercise 6-2 Configuring the Audit Log Settingsp. 288
Implementing Advanced Security Optionsp. 289
Syskeyp. 289
Exercise 6-3 Generating a System Key Floppyp. 291
Server Message Blockp. 292
Enforcing Usage of the Appropriate Version on Windows NT LAN Managerp. 295
Two-Minute Drillp. 298
QandA Self Testp. 300
Lab Questionp. 304
Self Test Answersp. 305
Lab Answerp. 310
7 Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Access to Permissions and Resourcesp. 311
Creating, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Permissionsp. 312
File and Folder Permissionsp. 312
Moving and Copying NTFS Permissionsp. 316
Share Permissionsp. 316
Combined NTFS and Share Permissionsp. 318
Troubleshooting Permissionsp. 320
Exercise 7-1 Testing Share and NTFS Permissionsp. 321
Printer Permissionsp. 322
Default Permissionsp. 325
The Deny Permissionp. 325
Installing and Troubleshooting File-based Resource Access by Using Dfs on Multiple Serversp. 326
Installing Dfsp. 326
Exercise 7-2 Installing the Dfs Servicep. 326
Administering Dfsp. 331
Troubleshooting Dfsp. 338
Two-Minute Drillp. 340
QandA Self Testp. 342
Lab Questionp. 345
Self Test Answersp. 346
Lab Answerp. 348
8 Configuring and Troubleshooting Access to Resources and Internet Protocolsp. 349
Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Printers and Print Devicesp. 350
Terminologyp. 350
Creating Printersp. 351
Connectivityp. 351
Driversp. 353
Printer Poolsp. 354
Printer Securityp. 355
Scheduling Printersp. 359
Printer Prioritiesp. 359
TCP/IP Printingp. 361
Exercise 8-1 Installing and Configuring a Networked Print Device Using TCP/IP and lpdp. 362
Other Network Protocolsp. 369
The Print Spooler Servicep. 369
Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet and Intranet Access to File and Printer Resourcesp. 371
Domain Namesp. 371
Internet Protocolsp. 372
Internet Printing Protocolp. 374
Exercise 8-2 Installing a Printer Using a Web Browserp. 375
Configuring Internet Connectivityp. 377
Exercise 8-3 Configuring Internet Explorer to Use a Proxy Serverp. 379
Two-Minute Drillp. 383
QandA Self Testp. 385
Lab Questionp. 390
Self Test Answersp. 391
Lab Answerp. 394
9 Configuring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Network Servicesp. 397
Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Connectivityp. 398
Computer Namesp. 398
Name Resolution Methodsp. 400
Default Gatewayp. 402
Exercise 9-1 Configuring a Default Gateway on Windows NT 4.0p. 404
DHCPp. 405
Exercise 9-2 Installing and Configuring the DHCP Server Servicep. 410
Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA)p. 414
The Ipconfig Utilityp. 416
Monitoring, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Name Resolutionp. 418
NetBIOS Name Resolutionp. 418
Exercise 9-3 Configuring Name Resolution on a Computerp. 420
Host Name Resolutionp. 422
Computer Browser Servicep. 423
Troubleshooting and Optimizing Network Performancep. 426
Event Viewerp. 426
Performance Monitorp. 428
Network Monitorp. 433
Exercise 9-4 Installing Network Monitorp. 437
Two-Minute Drillp. 440
QandA Self Testp. 442
Lab Questionp. 447
Self Test Answersp. 448
Lab Answerp. 451
10 Configuring and Troubleshooting IIS Web Servers, RAS, and Performance Tuningp. 453
Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Microsoft IIS on the Serverp. 454
NTFS and Security in IIS 4.0p. 455
Accessing Your IIS 4.0 Security Settingsp. 456
Hosting Multiple Web Sitesp. 470
Performance Tuningp. 471
Exercise 10-1 Configuring a Virtual Directory for the Default Web Sitep. 476
The Windows NT Load Balancing Servicep. 477
Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access Service and Routing and Remote Access Servicep. 482
Exercise 10-2 Troubleshooting RASp. 489
Backing up and Restoring the RRAS Configurationp. 490
Internet Authentication Servicep. 491
VPN Accessp. 495
Two-Minute Drillp. 498
QandA Self Testp. 500
Lab Questionp. 504
Self Test Answersp. 505
Lab Answerp. 508
A About the CDp. 511
Installing CertTrainerp. 512
System Requirementsp. 512
CertTrainerp. 512
ExamSimp. 513
Saving Scores as Cookiesp. 514
E-Bookp. 514
CertCamp. 515
DriveTimep. 516
Helpp. 516
Upgradingp. 516
B About the Web Sitep. 517
Get What You Want When You Want Itp. 518
Glossaryp. 519
Indexp. 543

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