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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introducing Windows Server 2003

    1. Changes in This Release

    2. Windows Server 2003 Editions

    3. Hardware Requirements

    4. Assessing the Release

  2. Chapter 2 Installation and Deployment

    1. Preparing to Install Windows Server 2003

    2. Choosing Windows Components

    3. Installing Windows Server 2003

    4. Upgrading Previous and Existing Installations

    5. Troubleshooting an Installation

    6. Running an Unattended Installation

  3. Chapter 3 File and Print Services

    1. New File and Print Server Features

    2. Setting Up File Sharing Services

    3. NTFS File and Folder Permissions

    4. Limiting Use of Disk Space with Quotas

    5. Using Offline Files and Folders

    6. Using Shadow Copies

    7. Backing Up Your Machines

    8. Using the Encrypting File System

    9. The Distributed File System

    10. Understanding Print Sharing Services

  4. Chapter 4 Domain Name System

    1. Nuts and Bolts

    2. Zones Versus Domains

    3. Resource Records

    4. Using Primary and Secondary Nameservers

    5. Building a Nameserver

    6. Subdomains and Delegation

    7. Dynamic DNS

    8. Active Directory-Integrated Zones

    9. Forwarding

    10. The Split DNS Architecture

    11. Backup and Recovery

    12. Next Steps

  5. Chapter 5 Active Directory

    1. Active Directory Objects and Concepts

    2. Building an Active Directory Structure

    3. Understanding Operations Master Roles

    4. Understanding Directory Replication

    5. Migrating to Active Directory in Windows Server 2003

    6. Active Directory Maintenance

    7. Conclusion

  6. Chapter 6 Group Policy and IntelliMirror

    1. An Introduction to Group Policy

    2. Group Policy Implementation

    3. Group Policy Management Tools

    4. Local Group Policy

    5. Domain Group Policy

    6. Deployment Considerations

    7. Troubleshooting Group Policy

    8. Conclusion

  7. Chapter 7 Windows Security and Patch Management

    1. Understanding Security Considerations

    2. Creating and Enforcing Security Policies

    3. Locking Down Windows

    4. Using Auditing and the Event Log

    5. About Software Update Services

  8. Chapter 8 Internet Information Services

    1. IIS Architecture

    2. IIS Components

    3. What’s New in IIS 6

    4. Installing IIS

    5. Managing Web Services

    6. File Transfer Protocol Services

    7. SMTP Services

    8. The POP3 Server

    9. Network News Services

    10. Backing Up Your IIS Configuration

    11. Automating IIS Administration

    12. Securing it All

  9. Chapter 9 .NET Framework

    1. What Is .NET?

    2. What’s New in .NET

    3. Application Types

    4. XML-Based Configuration

    5. Security

    6. Assemblies

    7. Deployment Models

    8. Diagnostics

    9. Management Tools

    10. Reference

  10. Chapter 10 Windows Terminal Services

    1. The Remote Desktop Protocol

    2. Requirements for Terminal Services

    3. Adding the Terminal Server Role

    4. Enabling Remote Desktop

    5. On the User’s Side

    6. Installing an Application

    7. Configuring Terminal Services Licensing

    8. Terminal Services Administration

    9. Command-Line Management

  11. Chapter 11 Communications and Networking

    1. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

    2. Virtual Private Networks

    3. IP Security

    4. Network Access Quarantine Control

    5. Conclusion

  12. Chapter 12 Clustering Technologies

    1. Network Load-Balancing Clusters

    2. True Server Clusters

    3. Conclusion

  13. Chapter 13 Other Windows Server 2003 Services

    1. The Indexing Service

    2. The Microsoft Message Queue

    3. Feature Packs and Add-Ons

  1. Appendix The Future of Windows Server 2003

    1. Service Pack 1

    2. Windows Server 2003 “R2”

  2. Colophon