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Table of Contents

Foreword Chapter 1 Using Windows Server 2003 Planning Tools and Documentation Introduction Overview of Network Infrastructure Planning Planning Strategies Using Planning Tools Fundamentals of Network Design Analyzing Organizational Needs Information Flow Factors Management Model and Organizational Structure Centralization versus Decentralization Management Priorities User Priorities Reviewing Legal and Regulatory Considerations Calculating TCO Planning for Growth Developing a Test Network Environment Planning the Test Network Implementing the Test Network Documenting the Planning and Network Design Process Importance of Documentation Creating the Planning and Design Document Summary of Exam Objectives Exam Objectives Fast Track Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions Self Test Self Test Quick Answer Key Chapter 2 Planning Server Roles and Server Security Introduction Understanding Server Roles Domain Controllers (Authentication Servers) File and Print Servers DHCP, DNS, and WINS Servers Web Servers Database Servers Mail Servers Certificate Authorities Application Servers and Terminal Servers Planning a Server Security Strategy Choosing the Operating System Identifying Minimum Security Requirements for Your Organization Identifying Configurations to Satisfy Security Requirements Planning Baseline Security Security Templates and Tools Planning Secure Baseline Installation Parameters Enforcing Default Security Settings on New Computers Customizing Server Security Securing Servers According to Server Roles Creating Custom Security Templates


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