Windows 2000 Server System Administration Handbook

1st Edition

Authors: Syngress
Paperback ISBN: 9781928994091
eBook ISBN: 9780080481753
Imprint: Syngress
Published Date: 16th February 2000
Page Count: 802
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Many organizations and network administrators are looking for information on Windows 2000 and its new features. IT professionals responsible for installing, configuring, and managing Microsoft products will be highly motivated to migrate to this new technology, based on its promise of reducing administrative overhead. Windows 2000 Server System Administration Handbook will help NT4 professionals to administer and support the Windows 2000 Server operating system. NT administrators will be able to differentiate the features and technology changes from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2000. In the handbook, readers will find a complete overview of the product, catered to their needs.

Key Features

  • This book coincides with the launch of Windows 2000 Server, the host system for the product.
  • Includes the following:
  • Detailed coverage of Active Directory, Microsoft Management Console, and new Windows 2000 hardware support
  • Implementing new Windows 2000 security options
  • Upgrading a network to Windows 2000

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Windows 2000 System Administration Migration Path Brief Overview of Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 System Administration Overview Increased Reliability, Availability, and Scalability Easier Management and Lower Costs Comprehensive Internet and Application Server Why the Change Migrating to Windows 2000 Server Getting Ready Streamlining Planning
Testing Deployment Setting Up Windows 2000 Server Installing Windows 2000 Server Upgrading to Windows 2000 Server Summary FAQs Chapter 2 Overview of Windows 2000 Administration Introduction to Network Administration Designing and Setting Up the Network Managing the Network Protecting the Network Documenting the Network Microsoft Management Console Introduction to Active Directory Key Concepts Features and Benefits of Active Directory Beyond Active Directory Using Windows 2000 Help Summary FAQs Chapter 3 Setting Up User Accounts Defining an Acceptable Use Policy Template: Acceptable Use/Security Policy Introduction to User Accounts Requirements for New User Accounts Default User Account Settings Creating a Domain User Account Active Directory Users and Computers Creating User Accounts Setting Password Requirements Security Templates Changing Account (Password) Policies Setting Properties for User Accounts Modifying User Accounts Managing User Accounts Deleting User Accounts Changing User Passwords Enabling an Account Disabling an Account Other Active Directory Users and Computer Functions Best Practices Using Activ


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