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Windows Server 2003 For Dummies

Windows Server 2003 For Dummies

Ed Tittel, James M. Stewart

ISBN: 978-1-118-05301-0

Mar 2011

432 pages

$22.99

Description

The perfect handbook for those who need to deploy, install, and configure installations, upgrade from previous versions, understand network addresses, manage day-to-day operations, configure storage, manage users and groups, implement security measures, configure mail services, and perform other vital administrative tasks.
Covers the enhanced features and updates of the new version including the Microsoft .NET framework, Active Directory and its new drag and drop object management, Internet Information Server, and the Microsoft Management Console.

Introduction 1

Part I Laying the Network Foundation 7

Chapter 1 Making Networks Make Sense 9

Chapter 2 Networking the Client/Server Way 21

Chapter 3 Matters of Protocol 37

Chapter 4 My Kingdom for a Topology 55

Part II Hooking Up the Hardware 73

Chapter 5 Network Design Basics 75

Chapter 6 Installing Network Interface Cards 89

Chapter 7 Hooking up Your Network 105

Part III Servers, Start Your Engines 125

Chapter 8 Meet Windows 2003 127

Chapter 9 Ready, Set, Install 135

Chapter 10 Configuring Connections to the Universe155

Chapter 11 Doing the Directory Thing 169

Chapter 12 Working with Active Directory, Domains, and Trusts 191

Chapter 13 Printing on the Network 209

Chapter 14 IP Addressing: Zero to Insane in Two Seconds Flat 227

Part IV: Running Your Network 249

Chapter 15 Managing Users with Active Directory Users and Computers 251

Chapter 16 Managing Shares, Permissions, and More 277

Chapter 17 Backing Up for a Rainy Day 291

Chapter 18 Network Security Management 311

Part V Troubleshooting 327

Chapter 19 Using Windows 2003 Troubleshooting Utilities 329

Chapter 20 Nixing Network Problems 341

Chapter 21 Reactivating Active Directory 357

Part VI The Part of Tens 363

Chapter 22 Ten Tips for Installation and Configuration 365

Chapter 23 Ten Steps to Networking Nirvana with Windows Server 2003 373

Index 381