Configuring ISA Server 2000

1st Edition

Building Firewalls for Windows 2000

Authors: Syngress
Paperback ISBN: 9781928994299
eBook ISBN: 9780080476773
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 11th May 2001
Page Count: 512
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Microsoft's flagship ISA Server delivers the Internet to your customers! As the demand for Internet connectivity reaches a fever pitch, system administrators are being challenged to connect more and more systems to the Internet without compromising security or network performance. ISA Server 2000 provides system administrators with a revolutionary management infrastructure that addresses the two greatest needs of Enterprise-wide Internet connectivity: Security and speed.

Written by best-selling author of several MCSE 2000 study guides, this book will provide the system administrators with an in depth understanding of all the critiacl features of Microsoft's flag ship Internet Server. Configuring ISA Server 2000 shows network administrators how to connect a network to the Internet, maintain the connection, and troubleshoot remote users' hardware and software configuration problems.

Key Features

  • Up-to-date coverage of new products specific to Windows 2000
  • Shows network administrators how to supply e-mail whilst maintaining network security
  • Focuses on providing secure remote access to a network


Windows 2000 system administrators

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Microsoft ISA Server What Is ISA Server Why “Security and Acceleration” Server The History of ISA: Microsoft Proxy Server ISA Server Options The Microsoft.Net Family of Enterprise Servers The Role of ISA Server in the Network Environment An Overview of ISA Server Architecture ISA Server Features Overview Firewall Security Features Web Caching Features Internet Connection-Sharing Features Unified Management Features Extensible Platform Features Who This Book Is For and What It Covers Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 2 ISA Server in the Enterprise Introduction Enterprise-Friendly Features Reliability Scalability Multiprocessor Support Network Load-Balancing Support Clustering Hierarchical and Distributed Caching Total Cost of Ownership Designing Enterprise Solutions General Enterprise Design Principles Planning Multiserver Arrays Understanding Multiserver Management Using Tiered Policy Understanding ISA Server Licensing Summary Solutions Fast Track Frequently Asked Questions Chapter 3 Security Concepts and Security Policies Introduction Security Overview Defining Basic Security Concepts Knowledge Is Power Think Like a Thief Security Terminology Addressing Security Objectives Controlling Physical Access Preventing Accidental Compromise of Data Preventing Intentional Internal Security Breaches Preventing Unauthorized External Intrusions and Attacks Recognizing Network Security Threats Understanding Intruder Motivations Classifyi


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