Description

Windows 2003 Server is unquestionably the dominant enterprise level operating system in the industry, with 95% of all companies running it. And for the last tow years, over 50% of all product upgrades have been security related. Securing Windows Server, according to bill gates, is the company's #1 priority. The book will start off by teaching readers to create the conceptual design of their Active Directory infrastructure by gathering and analyzing business and technical requirements. Next, readers will create the logical design for an Active Directory infrastructure. Here the book starts to drill deeper and focus on aspects such as group policy design. Finally, readers will learn to create the physical design for an active directory and network Infrastructure including DNS server placement; DC and GC placements and Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) role placement. The next book in our best selling and critically acclaimed How to Cheat series. This is the perfect book for users who have already purchased How to Cheat at Managing Windows 2003 Small Business Server.

Key Features

* Active Directory is the market leader in the directory services space, and 57% of all Microsoft corporate customers have deployed AD * Follows Syngress's proven "How To Cheat" methodology * Companion Web site offers dozens of templates, "Cheat Sheets", and checklists for readers

Readership

System Administrators, Managers who may responsible for the Windows 2003 network's security that may *not* be IT professionals

Details

No. of pages:
500
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Syngress
Print ISBN:
9781597490580
Electronic ISBN:
9780080500928

About the editors

B. Barber

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Technology Consultant with Sierra Systems Consultants Inc., Canada.

Melissa Craft

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President of Dane Holdings, Inc., USA

Michael Cross

Michael Cross (MCSE, MCP+I, CNA, Network+) is an Internet Specialist/Computer Forensic Analyst with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS). He performs computer forensic examinations on computers involved in criminal investigation. He also has consulted and assisted in cases dealing with computer-related/Internet crimes. In addition to designing and maintaining the NRPS Web site at www.nrps.com and the NRPS intranet, he has provided support in the areas of programming, hardware, and network administration. As part of an information technology team that provides support to a user base of more than 800 civilian and uniform users, he has a theory that when the users carry guns, you tend to be more motivated in solving their problems. Michael also owns KnightWare (www.knightware.ca), which provides computer-related services such as Web page design, and Bookworms (www.bookworms.ca), where you can purchase collectibles and other interesting items online. He has been a freelance writer for several years, and he has been published more than three dozen times in numerous books and anthologies. He currently resides in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, with his lovely wife, Jennifer, his darling daughter, Sara, and charming son, Jason.

Affiliations and Expertise

Computer Forensic Analyst with the Niagara Regional Police Service, Canada

Hal Kurz

Affiliations and Expertise

CIO of Innovative Technology Consultants and Company, Inc, USA