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MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit. Implementing and Administering Security in a
   Microsoft Windows 2000 Network: Exam 70-214 / Microsoft Corporation.
        p. cm.
     Includes index.
     ISBN 0-7356-1878-X
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About This Book

Welcome to the MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit: Implementing and Administering Security in a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network, Exam 70-214. This book provides in-depth and detailed information about the major security services in Microsoft Windows 2000 networks, including securing desktops and servers using Group Policy, configuring and managing certificates and certificate authorities, implementing encrypted network connections using IPSec, properly securing public Internet servers and services, and keeping your systems up to date automatically.

For more information about becoming a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), see the section titled "The Microsoft Certified Professional Program" later in this introduction.

Each chapter in this book is divided into lessons. Most lessons include hands-on procedures that allow you to practice or demonstrate a particular concept or skill. Each lesson ends with a set of review questions to test your knowledge of the lesson material and a short summary of the major points covered in the lesson.

The "Getting Started" section of this introduction provides important setup instructions that describe the hardware and software requirements to complete the procedures in this course. It also provides information about the networking configuration necessary to complete some of the hands-on procedures. Read through this section thoroughly before you start the lessons.