MCSAMCSE 70-290 Exam Prep: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment


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MCSA/MCSE 70-290 Exam Prep: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Environment
By Lee Scales
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Publisher: Que
Pub Date: November 27, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-7897-3648-9
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3648-2
Pages: 1032
 

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MCSA/MCSE

Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Environment

Your Complete Certification Solution!

Exam 70-290

Lee Scales

The Smart Way to Study™

In This Book You'll Learn How To

  • Implement and manage local and network resources

  • Manage files and folders

  • Implement, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot hardware devices

  • Implement, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot disk quotas

  • Implement, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Print Monitor

  • Monitor and optimize system performance

  • Implement and manage group policy

  • Manage and implement disaster recovery

  • Manage users, computers, and groups

  • Implement and manage a software update infrastructure

WRITTEN BY A LEADING 70-290 EXAM EXPERT!

Lee Scales, BSEE, MCSE (NT/W2K/W2K3), has worked in the computer industry for more than 25 years, including stints with IBM and Microsoft. He is employed as a senior network consultant with Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc., of Overland Park, Kansas. In addition to his consulting duties, he has developed courseware for the Windows platform for several years and has contributed as an author to titles in the Exam Cram series and to a number of websites.

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book cover
MCSA/MCSE 70-290 Exam Prep: Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Environment
By Lee Scales
...............................................
Publisher: Que
Pub Date: November 27, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-7897-3648-9
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3648-2
Pages: 1032
 

Table of Contents  | Index

   Copyright
   About the Author
   Acknowledgments
   We Want to Hear from You!
   Reader Services
   Introduction
   70-290 Exam Objectives Quick Reference
   Study and Exam Preparation Tips
    Part I:  Exam Preparation
          Chapter 1.  Windows Server 2003 Environment
      Introduction
      The Windows Server 2003 Family
      Installing Windows Server 2003
      Logging On to Windows Server 2003
      Servers and Their Roles
      Windows Server 2003 Administrative Tools
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 2.  Managing User and Computer Accounts
      Introduction
      Creating and Managing User Accounts
      Managing Local, Roaming, and Mandatory User Profiles
      Creating and Managing Computer Accounts in an Active Directory Environment
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 3.  Managing Groups
      Introduction
      Creating and Managing Groups
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 4.  Managing and Maintaining Access to Resources
      Introduction
      Configuring File System Permissions
      Configuring and Managing Shared Folders
      Combining Share and NTFS Permissions
      Troubleshooting Access to Files and Shared Folders
      Managing Access to Shared Files Using Offline Caching
      Managing Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 5.  Administering Windows Server 2003
      Introduction
      Managing Servers Remotely
      Managing a Server Using RunAs
      Managing and Administering Software Site Licensing
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 6.  Implementing Printing
      Introduction
      Printing with Windows Server 2003
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 7.  Managing Printing
      Introduction
      Printing with Windows Server 2003
      Managing Printing in Windows Server 2003 R2
      Troubleshooting Printing Problems
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 8.  Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units
      Introduction
      Organizational Unit Overview
      Modifying Permissions for Objects in an OU
      Delegating Control of an OU
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 9.  Implementing Group Policy
      Introduction
      Group Policy Overview
      Implementing Local Group Policy Objects
      Implementing Group Policy Objects in a Domain
      Managing Policy Objects
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 10.  Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy
      Introduction
      Assigning Scripts with Group Policy
      Configuring Folder Redirection
      Restricting Group Membership
      Determining Applied GPOs
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 11.  Managing and Maintaining Terminal Services
      Introduction
      Using Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services
      Troubleshooting Terminal Services
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 12.  Managing Server Storage Devices
      Introduction
      Managing Basic Disks and Dynamic Disks
      Using the Disk Management Console to Manage Disks
      Monitoring and Configuring Disks and Volumes
      Working with Basic Disks
      Working with Dynamic Disks
      Implementing RAID Solutions
      Recovering from Disk Failures
      Optimizing Server Disk Performance
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 13.  Managing Data Storage
      File Compression in Windows Server 2003
      File Server Resource Manager
      Implementing and Monitoring Disk Quotas
      File Screening with the FSRM
      Generating Storage Reports with FSRM
      Encrypting File System (EFS)
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 14.  Monitoring and Optimizing Server Performance
      Introduction
      Monitoring Performance
      Monitoring and Optimizing a Server Environment for Application Performance
      Optimizing System Resources
      Monitoring Server Hardware for Bottlenecks
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 15.  Managing and Troubleshooting Hardware Devices
      Introduction
      Installing and Configuring Hardware Devices
      Monitoring Server Hardware
      Troubleshooting Server Hardware
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 16.  Implementing Administrative Templates and Audit Policy
      Introduction
      Security in Windows Server 2003
      Using the Event Logs
      Managing Security Logs
      Configuring Auditing
      User Rights Assignment
      Using Security Templates
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 17.  Managing and Implementing Disaster Recovery
      Introduction
      Using Windows Backup
      Using Other Recovery Tools
      Planning for Disaster Recovery
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
          Chapter 18.  Managing and Implementing Windows Server Update Services
      Introduction
      Managing a Software Update Infrastructure
      Chapter Summary
      Apply Your Knowledge
    Part II:  Final Review
         Fast Facts
      Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment
      Managing and Maintaining Physical and Logical Devices
      Troubleshooting Server Hardware Devices
      Managing Users, Computers, and Groups
      Managing and Maintaining Access to Resources
      Managing and Maintaining a Server Environment
      Monitoring and Optimizing Server Performance
      Managing and Implementing Disaster Recovery
      Group Policy
      Group Policy Management Console
         Practice Exam
      Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment
      Exam Questions
         Answers to Practice Exam
      Answers and Explanations
    Part III:  Appendixes
          Appendix A.  Accessing Your Free MeasureUp Practice TestIncluding Networking Simulations!
          Appendix B.  MeasureUp's Product Features
      Multiple Testing Modes
      Question Types
      Random Questions and Order of Answers
      Detailed Explanations of Correct and Incorrect Answers
      Attention to Exam Objectives
      Technical Support
         Glossary of Technical Terms
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      IK
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      PQ
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   Index