Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 Environment Second Edition
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Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on your 70-290 exam!
Set up and maintain Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Use the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC)
Intelligently select the appropriate disk storage technology when deciding between basic versus dynamic disks and between MBR versus GPT disks
Take advantage of command-line tools such as DSADD, DSGET, DSMOD, DSMOVE, DSQUERY, and DSRM
Discover the enhanced functionality of Microsoft Management Console (MMC) 3.0 under the R2 edition of Windows Server 2003
Harness the power of the increased security that Service Pack 1 (SP1) offers, such as the Security Configuration Wizard (SCW) and Access-based Enumeration filtering of network files and folders
Perform bulk imports and exports of Active Directory user accounts using the CSVDE and LDIFDE command-line utilities
Manage Windows Firewall settings under SP1 and R2
Configure shadow copies of shared folders so that users can easily retrieve previous versions of data files on their own
WRITTEN BY LEADING 70-290 EXPERTs:
Dan Balter is the chief technology officer for InfoTechnology Partners, Inc., a Microsoft Certified Partner company. He works as an IT consultant and trainer for both corporate and government clients and has worked with several network operating systems throughout his 24-year career. Dan holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCDST, MCSA, and MCSE.
Patrick Regan is a senior design architect/engineer and training coordinator for Miles Consulting Corp (MCC). He holds many certifications, including the Microsoft MCSE, MCSA, and MCT; CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Server+, Linux+, Security+, and CTT+; Cisco CCNA; and Novell’s CNE and CWNP.
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Covers each 70-290 exam objective.
Chapter 1: Microsoft Certification Exams
Chapter 2: Administering Computer Accounts and Resources in Active Directory
Chapter 3: Managing User Accounts in Active Directory
Chapter 4:Managing Groups in Active Directory
Chapter 5: Managing Access to Resources
Chapter 6: Implementing Printing
Chapter 7: Managing Printing
Chapter 8: Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units
Chapter 9: Implementing Group Policy
Chapter 10: Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy
Chapter 11: Implementing Administrative Templates and Audit Policy
Chapter 12: Preparing to Administer a Server
Chapter 13: Preparing to Monitor Server Performance
Chapter 14: Monitoring Server Performance
Chapter 15: Maintaining Device Drivers and Hardware
Chapter 16: Managing Disks
Chapter 17: Managing Data Storage
Chapter 18: Managing Disaster Recovery and Data Backup Procedures
Chapter 19: Software Maintenance Using Windows Server Update Services
Chapter 20: Securing Windows Server 2003
Chapter 21: Practice Exam 1
Chapter 22: Answers to Practice Exam 1
Chapter 23: Practice Exam 2
Chapter 24: Answers to Practice Exam 2
Appendix A:Suggested Readings and Resources
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