This comprehensive reference provides what you need to plan, install, configure, and maintain a Windows Server 2003 R2, SP1, operating system. Covering critical new SP1 security features, the new Windows Update service, and expanded Active Directory management tools, the latest edition of this guide is packed with information, including key changes that alter the way the powerful Windows Server 2003 operating system is installed, configured, and maintained. Improve security, extend your corporate network, optimize e-mail, chat, and other communications, and more — this book will show you how.
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Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part I: Windows Server 2003 Architecture. Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Server 2003. Chapter 2: Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory. Chapter 3: Windows Server 2003 Security. Chapter 4: .NET Framework Services. Part II: Planning, Installation, and Configuration. Chapter 5: Planning for Windows Server 2003. Chapter 6: Installing Windows Server 2003. Chapter 7: Configuring Windows Server 2003. Part III: Active Directory Services. Chapter 8: Planning for Active Directory. Chapter 9: Organizing a Logical Domain Structure. Chapter 10: Active Directory Physical Architecture. Chapter 11: Active Directory Installation and Deployment. Chapter 12: Active Directory Management. Chapter 13: Managing Users and Groups. Chapter 14: Change Control, Group Policy, and Workspace Management. Part IV: Networking and Communication Services. Chapter 15: Windows Server 2003 Networking. Chapter 16: DHCP. Chapter 17: DNS and WINS. Chapter 18: Routing and Remote Access. Part V: Availability Management. Chapter 19: Storage Management. Chapter 20: Backup and Restore. Chapter 21: Disaster Recovery. Chapter 22: The Registry. Chapter 23: Auditing Windows Server 2003. Chapter 24: Service Level. Chapter 25: Windows Server 2003 High Availability Services. Part VI: File, Print, Web, and Application Services. Chapter 26: Windows Server 2003 File Systems. Chapter 27: Sharing and Securing Files and Folders. Chapter 28: Print Services. Chapter 29: Web, FTP, and Intranet Services. Chapter 30: Terminal Services. Index.
Jeffrey R. Shapiro (Boca Raton, Florida) has worked in Information Technology for nearly 15 years. He has published more than 12 books on IT, network administration, and software development, and has written for numerous publications over the years. He also regularly speaks at events, and frequently participates in training courses on Microsoft systems. In 2003, he was selected to lead Broward County's NetWare to Windows Server 2003 migration project. His mission was to consolidate hundreds of NetWare Servers to 50 highperformance Windows Server 2003 servers. Jeffrey continues to architect and design systems, specializing in the data tier. He also writes the Windows Server 2003 column for serverpipline at www.serverpipeline.com. Jim Boyce (Rothsay, Minnesota) is a freelance author and former contributing editor and monthly columnist for WINDOWS magazine. Jim has authored and co-authored more than 45 books about computer software and hardware, and is a frequent contributor to techrepublic.com and other technical publications. He has been involved with computers since the late 1970s as a programmer and systems manager in a variety of capacities. He has a wide range of experience in the DOS, Windows, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, and Unix environments.