Synopses & Reviews
This full-color hands-on guide book has been enhanced to make learning even easier by offering more detailed lab setup instructions, expanded chapter summaries, and new practice exams that will reinforce the skills learned. It will empower students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while preparing them to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft networking professional. The book includes a CD-ROM featuring CoursePrep ExamGuide content as well as CoursePrep test preparation software from MeasureUp, a company approved by Microsoft to develop MCP Exam test prep software offering demos and practice exams.
This full-color hands-on guide book has been enhanced to make learning even easier by offering more detailed lab setup instructions, expanded chapter summaries, and new practice exams that will reinforce the skills learned.
About the Author
Dr. Brian T. McCann has taught courses in managerial economics, strategic management, and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate, MBA and executive education levels. He holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University where he earned the Founder's Medal as the top graduate of the class. Dr. McCann received his doctoral training in strategic management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management where he was awarded the Ross Fellowship, the Krannert Certificate for Distinguished Teaching, and the Purdue Research Foundation Research Grant. His more than 10 years of industry experience include operating a residential land development company, serving as the CFO for an Internet start-up, and implementing new strategic initiatives for a non-profit economic development group. In addition to co-authoring this MBA-level textbook in managerial economics, Dr. McCann's work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals, such as STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, and JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES. His current research interests span strategic management and entrepreneurship and include the performance implications of firm agglomeration, the effects of ownership structure on competitive behaviors, and the role of threshold-based decision making in the entrepreneurial process.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Active Directory 2. Name Resolution and DNS 3. Active Directory Design Philosophy 4. Active Directory Architecture 5. Active Directory Logical Design 6. Active Directory Physical Design 7. Active Directory Replication 8. Active Directory Operations Masters 9. Active Directory Authentication and Security 10. Managing Users, Groups, Computers, and Resources 11. Group Policy for Corporate Policy 12. Deploying and Managing Software with Group Policy 13. Monitoring and Optimizing Active Directory 14. Disaster Recovery Appendices A: Expanded Exam Objectives Grid with Chapter and Section Coverage B: Lab Setup Instructions C: Expanded Chapter Summaries New Tear-Out Practice Exam