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70-218 ALS Managing a Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Network Environment Package

70-218 ALS Managing a Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Network Environment Package

Microsoft Official Academic Course

ISBN: 978-0-470-06579-2

Aug 2002

974 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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One of the core MCSA titles in Microsoft’s Academic Learning Series, ALS Managing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Environment offers a complete learning solution for students studying to become network administrators, currently one of the hottest careers for IT professionals.

The book offers a complete learning program consisting of a hardcover textbook with two CD ROMS and a paperback lab manual. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the textbook contains numerous learning aids designed to help students master the material and a wealth of practice exercises designed to give students plenty of hands on experience developing the skills needed to do the networking administrators job and to prepare for MCP exam # 70-218.

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Intended Audience.


About the CD-ROM.

Features of This Book.

Chapter and Appendix Overview.

Where to Find Specific Skills in This Book.

Getting Started.

The Microsoft Certified Professional Program.

Technical Support.

Evaluation Edition Software Support.

Chapter 1: Networking with Microsoft Windows 2000.

Lesson 1: Understanding the Windows 2000 Networking Architecture.

Lesson 2: Using Microsoft Management Console.

Chapter 2: Managing Client and Server Computers.

Lesson 1: Installing New Hardware.

Lesson 2: Installing Updates.

Lesson 3: Managing Client Access Licenses.

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Boot Problems.

Chapter 3: Managing Storage Resources.

Lesson 1: Managing Data Storage.

Lesson 2: Creating Dynamic Disks.

Lesson 3: Implementing Storage Quotas.

Lesson 4: Managing Compression and Encryption.

Chapter 4: Managing NTFS Permissions.

Lesson 1: Understanding NTFS Permissions.

Lesson 2: Assigning NTFS Permissions.

Lesson 3: Assigning Special Permissions.

Chapter 5: Sharing Drives and Printers.

Lesson 1: Creating Drive and Folder Shares.

Lesson 2: Using Distributed Files System.

Lesson 3: Installing Network Printers.

Lesson 4: Administering Network Printers.

Lesson 5: Managing Share Permissions.

Chapter 6: Monitoring Server Health and Security.

Lesson 1: Monitoring Server Performance.

Lesson 2: Monitoring Shared Resources.

Lesson 3: Microsoft Windows 2000 Auditing.

Chapter 7: Managing Active Directory User and Computer Objects.

Lesson 1: Creating User and Computer Objects.

Lesson 2: Maintaining User Accounts.

Lesson 3: Creating User Profiles.

Chapter 8: Managing Active Directory Group Objects.

Lesson 1: Using Group Objects.

Lesson 2: Understanding Default Groups.

Lesson 3: Creating Group Objects.

Lesson 4: Managing Administrative Access.

Chapter 9: Using Group Policies.

Lesson 1: Understanding Group Policies.

Lesson 2: Implementing Group Policies.

Lesson 3: Using Security Policies.

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Group Policy Problems.

Chapter 10: Managing Resources with Active Directory Service.

Lesson 1: Publishing Resources in Active Directory Service.

Lesson 2: Redirecting Folders Using Group Policies.

Lesson 3: Deploying Applications Using Group Policies.

Chapter 11: Replicating Active Directory.

Lesson 1: Creating Sites and Subnets.

Lesson 2: Configuring Intersite Replication.

Lesson 3: Troubleshooting Active Directory Replication.

Chapter 12: Active Directory Service Administration.

Lesson 1: Managing Object and Container Permissions.

Lesson 2: Locating and Moving Active Directory Objects.

Lesson 3: Delegating Control.

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Active Directory Service.

Chapter 13: TCP/IP Administration.

Lesson 1: TCP/IP Overview.

Lesson 2: Configuring TCP/IP Clients.

Lesson 3: Using TCP/IP Utilities.

Chapter 14: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.

Lesson 1: Understanding DHCP.

Lesson 2: Configuring a DHCP Server.

Lesson 3: Troubleshooting DHCP.

Chapter 15: Windows Name Resolution.

Lesson 1: Understanding Windows Name Resolution.

Lesson 2: Using WINS.

Chapter 16: Domain Name System.

Lesson 1: Understanding DNS.

Lesson 2: Creating Zones.

Lesson 3: Managing Resource Records.

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting DNS.

Chapter 17: Managing Internet Information Services.

Lesson 1: Creating Web Sites and FTP Sites.

Lesson 2: Creating Virtual Directories.

Lesson 3: Managing Site Security.

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting IIS.

Chapter 18: Remote Client Access.

Lesson 1: Using Remote Access.

Lesson 2: Using Virtual Private Networks.

Lesson 3: Using NAT and ICS.

Lesson 4: Using Terminal Services.

Chapter 19: Disaster Recovery and Prevention.

Lesson 1: Backing Up Your Network.

Lesson 2: Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory.

APPENDIX: Questions and Answers.



  • Competency Based: Emphasizes learning by doing. The book contains exercises designed to give students plenty of opportunity to practice the skills needed to set up a secure and reliable network infrastructure. Included in the book is a 120-Day Evaluation copy of Windows 2000 Server that enables the student to install the software on a home PC to complete the in-text exercises. A lab manual with exercises designed for networked classroom labs is shrink-wrapped with the book.
  • Complete Learning Program: Delivers everything the student needs to learn how to do the job and prepare for the MCP exam # 70-218. Written in a clear and straightforward manner, the textbook contains numerous learning aids designed to help the student master the material:
  • Tips explaining possible results or alternative methods
  • Important notations with information that is essential to completing a task
  • Notes containing supplemental information
  • Cautions containing warnings about potential problems to look out for
  • Complete Instructor Support Program: Instructor CD accompanies the book with a complete set of teaching aids:
  • Model Course Description
  • Alternate course syllabi
  • Lecture outlines imbedded with teaching tips and suggestions for using PowerPoint slides
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Course pre-test
  • Test bank containing true false, multiple choice, short answer and scenario based question