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MCSE Guide to Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment : Exam #70-290

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Summary

This hands-on guidebook is designed to prepare you for the MCSE certification exam and for the challenges you will face as a Microsoft networking professional.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION xv
CHAPTER ONE Introduction to Windows Server 2003 1(42)
Windows Server 2003 Editions
2(6)
Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition
3(1)
Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition
4(1)
Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition
5(1)
Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
6(2)
Windows Networking Concepts Overview
8(6)
Workgroups
9(1)
Domains
10(4)
Network Management and Maintenance Overview
14(10)
Managing and Maintaining Physical and Logical Devices
15(1)
Managing Users, Computers, and Groups
16(2)
Managing and Maintaining Access to Resources
18(5)
Managing and Maintaining a Server Environment
23(1)
Introduction to Windows Server 2003 Active Directory
24(10)
Active Directory Objects
25(1)
Active Directory Schema
26(1)
Active Directory Logical Structure and Components
27(5)
Active Directory Communications Standards
32(1)
Active Directory Physical Structure
33(1)
Chapter Summary
34(1)
Key Terms
35(2)
Review Questions
37(4)
Case Projects
41(2)
CHAPTER TWO Managing Hardware Devices 43(42)
Introduction to Managing Hardware
44(2)
Hardware Compatibility
45(1)
Understanding Device Drivers
46(5)
Device Manager
46(5)
Adding New Devices
51(10)
Plug and Play Devices
52(1)
Legacy Devices
53(1)
Hardware Resource Settings
54(1)
Direct Memory Access Channels
55(1)
Input/Output Ranges
56(1)
Interrupt Request Lines
56(1)
Memory Addresses
57(2)
Troubleshooting Resource Setting Conflicts
59(2)
Configuring Device Driver Signing
61(3)
Roll Back Driver Feature
64(2)
Configuring Processor and Memory Settings
66(6)
Processor Scheduling
66(1)
Virtual Memory
67(3)
Memory for Network Performance
70(2)
Hardware Profiles
72(2)
Configuring Power Options
74(4)
Chapter Summary
78(1)
Key Terms
79(1)
Review Questions
80(3)
Case Projects
83(2)
CHAPTER THREE Creating and Managing User Accounts 85(60)
Introduction to User Accounts
86(7)
User Account Properties
87(6)
User Authentication
93(5)
Authentication Methods
94(2)
Authentication Protocols
96(2)
User Profiles
98(12)
Local Profiles
100(4)
Roaming Profiles
104(4)
Mandatory Profiles
108(2)
Creating and Managing User Accounts
110(19)
Active Directory Users and Computers
111(5)
User Account Templates
116(2)
Command Line Utilities
118(8)
Bulk Import and Export
126(3)
Troubleshooting User Account and Authentication Issues
129(8)
Account Policies
129(4)
Auditing Authentication
133(2)
Resolving Logon Issues
135(2)
Chapter Summary
137(1)
Key Terms
137(1)
Review Questions
138(4)
Case Projects
142(3)
CHAPTER FOUR Implementing and Managing Group and Computer Accounts 145(40)
Introduction to Group Accounts
146(5)
Group Types
146(1)
Group Scopes
147(4)
Creating Group Objects
151(8)
Active Directory Users and Computers
152(7)
Converting Group Types
159(2)
Converting Group Scopes
161(5)
Command Line Utilities
163(3)
DSMOD
166(2)
DSQUERY
168(2)
DSMOVE
169(1)
DSRM
170(1)
Managing Security Groups
170(2)
Determining Group Membership
171(1)
Built-in Groups
172(3)
The Built in Container
173(1)
The Users Container
174(1)
Creating and Managing Computer Accounts
175(2)
Resetting Computer Accounts.
177(1)
Chapter Summary
178(1)
Key Terms
179(1)
Review Questions
179(4)
Case Projects
183(2)
CHAPTER FIVE Managing File Access 185(36)
Windows Server 2003 File Systems
186(1)
FAT
186(1)
FAT32
186(1)
NTFS
187(1)
Creating and Managing Shared Folders
187(10)
Using Windows Explorer
188(3)
Using Computer Management
191(4)
Monitoring Access to Shared Folders
195(2)
Managing Shared Folder Permissions
197(3)
NTFS Permissions
200(9)
NTFS Permission Concepts
200(4)
Special NTFS Permissions
204(4)
Determining Effective Permissions
208(1)
Combining Shared Folder and NTFS Permissions
209(2)
Converting a FAT Partition to NTFS
211(2)
Chapter Summary
213(1)
Key Terms
213(1)
Review Questions
214(4)
Case Projects
218(3)
CHAPTER SIX Managing Disks and Data Storage 221(40)
Disk Management Concepts
222(5)
Basic Disks
222(2)
Dynamic Disks
224(3)
Managing Partitions and Volumes
227(3)
Managing Disk Properties
227(3)
Creating Partitions and Volumes
230(5)
Extending Volumes
235(1)
Mounted Drives
236(2)
Fault Tolerant Disk Strategies
238(5)
RAID Levels
238(2)
Striped Volume (RAID 0)
240(1)
Mirrored Volume (RAID 1)
241(1)
RAID-5 Volume
241(1)
Software RAID and Hardware RAID
242(1)
Monitoring Disk Health and Importing Foreign Disks
243(2)
Disk and Volume Status Descriptions
243(2)
Importing Foreign Disks
245(1)
Other Disk Maintenance and Management Utilities
245(8)
Check Disk
246(2)
CONVERT
248(1)
Disk Cleanup
249(2)
Disk Defragmenter
251(2)
DISKPART
253(1)
FORMAT
253(1)
FSUTIL
253(1)
MOUNTVOL
254(1)
Chapter Summary
254(1)
Key Terms
255(1)
Review Questions
256(5)
Case Projects
260(1)
CHAPTER SEVEN Advanced File System Management 261(40)
File and Folder Attributes
262(10)
Read-only
262(2)
Archive
264(1)
System
265(1)
Hidden
266(4)
The ATTRIB Command
270(2)
Advanced Attributes
272(11)
File Compression
273(3)
COMPACT
276(1)
File Encryption
277(3)
Sharing Encrypted Files
280(1)
The CYPHER Command
281(2)
Disk Quotas
283(6)
Managing Disk Quotas from the Command Line
287(2)
Distributed File System
289(6)
DFS Models
290(3)
Managing DES
293(2)
Chapter Summary
295(1)
Key Terms
295(1)
Review Questions
296(4)
Case Projects
300(1)
CHAPTER EIGHT Implementing and Managing Printers 301(36)
Windows Server 2003 Printing Concepts
302(2)
Understanding Network Printing
303(1)
Installing and Sharing Printer Resources
304(6)
Adding a Printer as a Local Device
304(4)
Adding a Printer as a Network Device
308(2)
Configuring and Managing Printer Resources
310(27)
Configuring an Existing Printer
310(5)
Printer Pools and Priorities
315(3)
Setting Up and Updating Client Computers
318(2)
Managing Print Queues
320(1)
Internet Printing Protocol
320(2)
Printer Command-Line Utilities
322(1)
Print Spooler
323(2)
Publishing Printers in Active Directory
325(3)
Troubleshooting Printer Problems
328(2)
Chapter Summary
330(1)
Key Terms
331(1)
Review Questions
332(3)
Case Projects
335(2)
CHAPTER NINE Implementing and Using Group Policy 337(44)
Introduction to Group Policy
338(18)
Creating a Group Policy Object
338(4)
Editing a GPO
342(3)
Application of Group Policy
345(1)
Controlling User Desktop Settings
345(3)
Managing Security Settings with Group Policy
348(4)
Assigning Scripts
352(3)
Redirecting Folders
355(1)
Managing Group Policy Inheritance
356(11)
Configuring Block Policy Inheritance, No Override, and Filtering
359(5)
Troubleshooting Group Policy Settings
364(3)
Deploying Software Using Group Policy
367(6)
Software Preparation
367(1)
Deployment
368(4)
Software Maintenance
372(1)
Software Removal
373(1)
Chapter Summary
373(1)
Key Terms
374(1)
Review Questions
375(1)
Case Projects
375(6)
CHAPTER TEN Server Administration 381(56)
Network Administration Procedures
382(10)
Windows Server 2003 Management Tools
382(7)
Secondary Logon
389(2)
Network Troubleshooting Processes
391(1)
Configuring Terminal Services and Remote Desktop for Administration
392(14)
Enabling Remote Desktop for Administration
393(3)
Installing Terminal Services
396(1)
Managing Terminal Services
397(1)
Configuring Remote Connection Settings
398(4)
Terminal Services Client Software
402(1)
Installing Applications
403(1)
Configuring Terminal Services User Properties
403(3)
Delegating Administrative Authority
406(6)
Active Directory Object Permissions
406(4)
Permission Inheritance
410(1)
Delegating Authority Over Active Directory Objects
410(2)
Software Update Services
412(18)
Installing Software Update Services
413(1)
How Software Update Services Works
414(9)
Automatic Updates
423(5)
Planning a Software Update Services Infrastructure
428(2)
Chapter Summary
430(1)
Key Terms
431(1)
Review Questions
432(3)
Case Projects
435(2)
CHAPTER ELEVEN Monitoring Server Performance 437(42)
Introduction to Monitoring Server Performance
439(1)
Task Manager
439(8)
Monitoring and Managing Applications
440(1)
Monitoring and Managing Processes
441(3)
Monitoring Real-Time Performance
444(2)
Monitoring Network Performance
446(1)
Monitoring Users
447(1)
Event Viewer
447(5)
Interpreting Events
449(3)
Performance Console
452(22)
System Monitor
452(9)
Performance Logs and Alerts
461(7)
Configuring and Managing Services
468(6)
Chapter Summary
474(1)
Key Terms
474(1)
Review Questions
475(4)
Case Projects
479(1)
CHAPTER TWELVE Managing and Implementing Backups and Disaster Recovery 479(40)
Planning for Disaster Recovery
480(1)
Backing Up and Restoring Data
480(17)
Backup and Restore Concepts
481(3)
Backup Types
484(3)
Using the Backup Utility
487(5)
Scheduling Backups
492(3)
Backing Up and Restoring System State Data
495(2)
Shadow Copies of Shared Folders
497(5)
Previous Versions
501(1)
Automated System Recovery
502(2)
Advanced Startup Options
504(4)
Last Known Good Configuration
506(2)
The Recovery Console
508(3)
Installing the Recovery Console
508(3)
Chapter Summary
511(1)
Key Terms
512(1)
Review Questions
513(4)
Case Projects
517(2)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Administering Web Resources 519(64)
Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services
520(13)
Installing Internet Information Services
520(7)
Architectural Changes in IIS 6.0
527(1)
Configuring Web Server Properties
528(5)
Creating and Configuring Web-Site Virtual Servers
533(9)
Modifying Web-Site Properties
538(4)
Creating Virtual Directories
542(9)
Configuring Authentication for Web Sites
545(1)
Anonymous Access
546(1)
Basic Authentication
546(1)
Digest Authentication
546(1)
Integrated Windows Authentication
547(1)
.NET Passport Authentication
547(1)
Configuring Server Certificates and Secure Sockets Layer
548(3)
Configuring FTP Virtual Servers
551(7)
File Transfer Protocol
551(1)
Configuring FTP Properties
552(3)
Creating an FTP Site Virtual Server
555(3)
Updating and Maintaining Security for an IIS Server
558(6)
Resource Permissions
558(2)
IP Address and Domain Name Security
560(1)
Starting and Stopping Services
561(1)
Backing Up the IIS Configuration
562(2)
Updating IIS 6.0
564(1)
Creating and Modifying Web Folders
564(3)
Installing and Using Remote Administration (HTML) tools
567(3)
Installing and Configuring Internet Printing
570(3)
Troubleshooting Web Client Connectivity Problems
573(1)
Client Access Problems
573(1)
Chapter Summary
574(1)
Key Terms
574(2)
Review Questions
576(4)
Case Projects
580(3)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN Windows Server 2003 Security Features 583(38)
Securing Your Windows Server 2003 System
584(3)
Authentication
584(1)
Access Control
584(1)
Encryption
585(1)
Security Policies
586(1)
Service Packs and Hot Fixes
587(1)
Using Security Configuration Manager Tools
587(12)
Security Templates
587(4)
Analyzing the Pre-configured Security Templates
591(1)
Applying Security Templates
592(3)
Security Configuration and Analysis
595(4)
Auditing Access to Resources and Analyzing Security Logs
599(16)
Configuring Auditing
602(6)
Analyzing Security Logs
608(4)
Configuring Event Viewer
612(3)
Chapter Summary
615(14)
Key Terms
615(1)
Review Questions
616(4)
Case Projects
620(1)
APPENDIX A COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE MCSE/MCSA 70-290 621(8)
Section 1: Managing and Maintaining Physical and Logical Devices 629(20)
1.1 Manage basic disks and dynamic disks.
630(2)
1.2 Monitor server hardware. Tools might include Device Manager, the Hardware Troubleshooting Wizard, and appropriate Control Panel items.
632(2)
1.3 Optimize server disk performance.
634(6)
1.3.1 Implement a RAID solution.
636(2)
1.3.2 Defragment volumes and partitions.
638(2)
1.4 Install and configure server hardware devices.
640(9)
1.4.1 Configure driver signing options.
642(2)
1.4.2 Configure resource settings for a device.
644(2)
1.4.3 Configure device properties and settings.
646(3)
Section 2: Managing Users, Computers, and Groups 649(40)
2.1 Manage local, roaming, and mandatory user profiles.
650(2)
2.2 Create and manage computer accounts in an Active Directory environment.
652(2)
2.3 Create and manage groups.
654(12)
2.3.1 Identify and modify the scope of a group.
656(2)
2.3.2 Find domain groups in which a user is a member.
658(2)
2.3.3 Manage group membership.
660(2)
2.3.4 Create and modify groups by using the Active Directory Users and Computers Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.
662(2)
2.3.5 Create and modify groups by using automation.
664(2)
2.4 Create and manage user accounts.
666(8)
2.4.1 Create and modify user accounts by using the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in.
668(2)
2.4.2 Create and modify user accounts by using automation.
670(2)
2.4.3 Import user accounts.
672(2)
2.5 Troubleshoot computer accounts.
674(6)
2.5.1 Diagnose and resolve issues related to computer accounts by using the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in.
676(2)
2.5.2 Reset computer accounts.
678(2)
2.6 Troubleshoot user accounts.
680(6)
2.6.1 Diagnose and resolve account lockouts.
682(2)
2.6.2 Diagnose and resolve issues related to user account properties.
684(2)
2.7 Troubleshoot user authentication issues.
686(3)
Section 3: Managing and Maintaining Access to Resources 689(20)
3.1 Configure access to shared folders.
690(4)
3.1.1 Manage shared folder permissions.
692(2)
3.2 Troubleshoot Terminal Services.
694(6)
3.2.1 Diagnose and resolve issues related to Terminal Services security.
696(2)
3.2.2 Diagnose and resolve issues related to client access to Terminal Services.
698(2)
3.3 Configure file system permissions.
700(6)
3.3.1 Verify effective permissions when granting permissions.
702(2)
3.3.2 Change ownership of files and folders.
704(2)
3.4 Troubleshoot access to files and shared folders.
706(3)
Section 4: Managing and Maintaining a Server Environment 709(44)
4.1 Monitor and analyze events. Tools might include Event Viewer and System Monitor.
710(2)
4.2 Manage software update infrastructure.
712(2)
4.3 Manage software site licensing.
714(2)
4.4 Manage servers remotely.
716(8)
4.4.1 Manage a server by using Remote Assistance.
718(2)
4.4.2 Manage a server by using Terminal Services remote administration mode.
720(2)
4.4.3 Manage a server by using available support tools.
722(2)
4.5 Troubleshoot print queues.
724(2)
4.6 Monitor system performance.
726(2)
4.7 Monitor file and print servers. Tools might include Task Manager, Event Viewer, and System Monitor.
728(8)
4.7.1 Monitor disk quotas.
730(2)
4.7.2 Monitor print queues.
732(2)
4.7.3 Monitor server hardware for bottlenecks.
734(2)
4.8 Monitor and optimize a server environment for application performance.
736(10)
4.8.1 Monitor memory performance objects.
738(2)
4.8.2 Monitor network performance objects.
740(2)
4.8.3 Monitor process performance objects.
742(2)
4.8.4 Monitor disk performance objects.
744(2)
4.9 Manage a Web server.
746(7)
4.9.1 Manage Internet Information Services (IIS).
748(2)
4.9.2 Manage security for IIS.
750(3)
Section 5: Managing and Implementing Disaster Recovery 753(24)
5.1 Perform system recovery for a server.
754(10)
5.1.1 Implement Automated System Recovery (ASR).
756(2)
5.1.2 Restore data from shadow copy volumes.
758(2)
5.1.3 Back up files and System State data to media.
760(2)
5.1.4 Configure security for backup operations.
762(2)
5.2 Manage backup procedures.
764(6)
5.2.1 Verify the successful completion of backup jobs.
766(2)
5.2.2 Manage backup storage media.
768(2)
5.3 Recover from server hardware failure.
770(2)
5.4 Restore backup data.
772(2)
5.5 Schedule backup jobs.
774(3)
COURSEPREP EXAM GUIDE ANSWERS 777(18)
PRACTICE EXAM 795(10)
GLOSSARY 805(12)
INDEX 817


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