The Ultimate Windows Server 2003 System Administrator's Guide by Robert Williams, Mark Walla
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional; 2Rev Ed edition (April 8, 2003) | ISBN-10: 0201791064 | CHM | 15,5 Mb | 272 pages


Windows Server 2003, the successor to Windows 2000 and Windows NT, is designed to accommodate the seamless exchange

of information through Web services. It delivers the increased flexibility and power needed to administer networks as global

entities, but its enhanced management tools and security features present as many challenges as opportunities. The Ultimate

Windows Server 2003 System Administrator's Guide will help readers negotiate these challenges and exploit the opportunities.
Robert Williams and Mark Walla take readers from an understanding of basic concepts to the application of advanced functions.

This comprehensive book begins with the fundamentals of Windows 2000 system administration and applies them to Windows

Server 2003. The book then details the planning, deployment, administration, and management of a Windows Server system,

and follows up with complete coverage of advanced tools and theory. This book concludes with a quick reference to the most

important Windows .NET commands and utilities.
Key topics include:
Windows Server 2003 features, structure, planning, and installation
Migration from Windows NT and Windows 2000
Microsoft Management Console
Active Directory management and use
User management
Group Policy
Security, including IP security
Printer and file services and networking basics
Virtual private networks
Disk and backup management and disaster recovery
Terminal and Internet Information Services
Cluster and indexing services, and message queuing
System Management Server
Windows 2000 administration support
In this book, system administrators and other IT professionals will find the essential information needed to succeed in the

administration of the Windows .NET and Windows 2000 Server families