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Essential Skills--Made Easy!
Employ all of the features of Microsoft's most powerful operating system regardless of your experience level. Author Marty Matthews' patient approach will help you understand in detail hundreds of features and allow you to take advantage of all the power that is available in Windows Server 2003. Follow step-by-step tutorials covering all the essential aspects of migrating, deploying, networking, and administering this operating system. You'll learn to work with domains, Active Directory, virtual private networking (VPN), Terminal Services, Internet Information Services (IIS), Remote Installation Services, and many other features including the latest security upgrades designed to foster the exchange of information and computer resources among people and systems.
Designed for Easy Learning:
- Modules--Each concept is divided into logically organized modules (chapters), ideal for self-paced learning
- Critical Skills--Each module opens with the specific skills covered in the module
- Mastery Checks--End-of-module reviews test knowledge using short-answer questions
- Ask the Experts--Q&A sections throughout are filled with bonus information and helpful tips
- Progress Checks--Quick self-assessment sections check your progress
- Projects--Practical exercises show how to apply the critical skills learned in each module
- Blueprints--Key Windows Server 2003 networking configurations are illustrated in detail
Written by a highly acclaimed author and Windows expert, this guide features diagrams, flow charts, dialog box sequences, tables, screen shots, and icons throughout. Blueprint diagrams of Windows 2000 demonstrate how its specific features interrelate--providing the beginner a complete visual overview.
Step-by-step tutorials cover all the essential aspects of migrating, deploying, networking, and administering Windows Server 2003. Youll discover many ways to foster the exchange of information and computer resources among people, systems, and devices. Make your organization more efficient with Windows Server 2003.
About the Author
Martin S. Matthews (Freeland, WA) is the best-selling author of more than 50 books, including FrontPage 2000: The Complete Reference and Windows 2000: A Beginners Guide.
Table of Contents
PART I: The Windows Server 2003 Environment
1: Exploring Windows Server 2003
2: Migrating to Windows Server 2003
PART II: Deploying Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional
3: Preparing for Installation
4: Installing Windows Server 2003
5: Rolling Out Windows XP Professional
6: Remote Installation Services
PART III: Networking Windows Server 2003
7: Windows Server 2003 Networking Environment
8: Setting Up and Managing a Network
9: Using Active Directory and Domains
PART IV: Communications and the Internet
10: Communications and Internet Services
11: Internet Information Services Version 6
12: Virtual Private Networking
13: Terminal Services and Remote Desktop
PART V: Administering Windows Server 2003
14: Managing Storage and File Systems
15: Setting Up and Managing Printing and Faxing
16: Managing Windows Server 2003
17: Controlling Windows Server 2003 Security
Answers to Mastery Checks