Synopses & Reviews
The Hands-on Windows XP Professional and Server 2003 Networking Series is designed for the instructors and students interested in the new Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Server 2003 networking technology, but not immediately interested covering the MCSE/MCSA Exam objectives. These practical books provide complete coverage of Windows XP Professional and Server 2003 networking concepts in a concise manner, and include ample opportunity for students to get practical experience with hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios distributed throughout the chapters.
Provide complete coverage of Windows .NET networking concepts in a concise manner, and include ample opportunity for students to get hands-on experience with this new technology.
Designed for the instructors and students interested in the new Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Server 2003 networking technology, but not immediately interested covering the MCSE/MCSA Exam objectives.
Hands-on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory prepares students for the real-world challenges of planning, designing, and implementing Windows Server 2003 Active Directory services. Hands-On activities are interspersed throughout each chapter so there is the right balance of conceptual material and activities. Case projects at the end of each chapter allow students to take on the role of a Windows Server 2003 administrator, making decisions and troubleshooting real-life problems.
About the Author
Byron Wright is a Partner in Conexion Networks, a computer consulting firm that implements and maintains networks, e-mail systems, and security for a wide variety of organizations. In addition to possessing a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B. Comm), Wright is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), a Certified Novell Instructor (CNI), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), a Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), and Certified Linux Professional (CLP). Wright also is a sessional instructor with the University of Manitoba teaching Information Systems for the Asper School of Business. As well, Byron has authored and co-authored a number of books for Cengage - Course Technology, including MCSE Guide to Microsoft Windows Vista, MCSE Guide to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Administration, and MCSE Guide to Planning a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network.
Table of Contents
1. Active Directory-The Directory Service for Microsoft Windows Networks 2. Installing Active Directory 3. An Active Directory Design Philosophy 4. Practical Active Directory Design Decisions 5. Managing Directory Objects: Users, Groups, and Resources 6. Security and Protecting the Network 7. Active Directory Sites 8. Active Directory Replication 9. Active Directory Maintenance and Data Recovery 10. Using Active Directory as a Tool to Enforce Your Corporate Policy 11. Interoperability between Active Directory and Other Directories 12. Upgrading a Windows NT or Windows 2000 Domain