Here’s the eminently practical, pocket-sized reference for IT and Web professionals working with Microsoft IIS 6.0. Designed for quick referencing and compulsively readable, this portable guide covers all the basics needed for everyday tasks. Topics include Web administration fundamentals, Web server administration, essential services administration, and performance, optimization, and maintenance. It’s the fast-answers guide that helps users consistently save time and energy as they administer IIS 6.0.
Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers immediate answers for the day-to-day administration of Web servers running Microsoft® Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. Zero in on core IIS support procedures and everyday tasks using quick-reference tables, step-by-step instructions, and lists. You get the focused, streamlined information you need to solve problems and get the job done—whether you’re at your desk or in the field!
Get fast facts to:
• Install Web and application server components
• Learn core techniques for managing IIS
• Configure Web sites, servers, and virtual directories
• Customize Web content, including error messages and redirection
• Manage Web applications, application pools, and Microsoft ASP.NET
• Configure SMTP, POP3, and advanced messaging options
• Implement security features—permissions, certificates, SSL
• Monitor and optimize IIS performance
• Manage IIS backups and metabase configurations
The in-depth reference for network architects and administrators implementing enterprise directory services.
Get the focused, in-depth technical expertise you need to implement and optimize your Microsoft directory services infrastructure. As two Active Directory® experts guide you through advanced design and deployment issues for the Windows® Server 2003 environment, you’ll develop a thorough understanding of the underlying concepts, architectural components, and real-world functionality of Active Directory directory service. Whether you’re upgrading from Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 or later, or performing a clean installation, you’ll learn the best ways to exploit Active Directory capabilities for your organization—and deliver new levels of network performance and productivity.
Get the technical drill-down you need to:
• Install, upgrade, or migrate to Active Directory
• Learn essential design considerations for DNS
• Design Active Directory structure—forests, domains, sites, and OUs
• Manage Active Directory objects, including users and groups
• Optimize domain controller data replication
• Use group policies to deploy software and manage desktops
• Implement authentication, Kerberos, and other security features and tools
• Monitor Active Directory replication and domain controller performance, and manage the Active Directory database
• Perform critical maintenance and plan for disaster recovery
In-depth technical information for implementing VPNs over Windows .NET Server and Windows 2000 Server
Oct, 2003 More information for this title will be available nearer the publication date : october 2003
This is the essential reference for any IT professional working with virtual private networks (VPNs) over Windows .NET Server and Windows 2000 Server. Unlike other VPN books on the market, this one drills down and details all the components required for effective VPN solutions, while highlighting security aspects that pose the most critical challenges to IT professionals. Coverage includes implementation of remote client access, remote site connections, business partner extranets, and internal LAN-to-LAN security.
• Provides practical and in-depth information on how to securely and effectively implement VPN solutions over Windows .NET Server and Windows 2000 Server
• Drills into critical topics such as increasing security for mission-critical information and improving network interoperability
• Features easy-to-follow illustrations, tables, and examples
• CD-ROM features VPN implementation worksheet, tools, scripts, Microsoft white papers, and ebook
Complete information and tools for maximizing the performance of your enterprise Web server.
This official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT provides most everything IT professionals need to deploy and support Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0—with comprehensive information and tools, straight from the source! IIS, a service within the Microsoft Windows® 2000 operating system, enables users to easily host and manage Web sites, create Web-based business applications, and extend file, print, media, and communication services to the Web. This RESOURCE KIT covers IIS architecture, migrating servers and applications, capacity planning, performance monitoring, security, top administration and troubleshooting scenarios, and IIS best practices. It’s packed with over 800 pages of technical drilldown plus exclusive tools and utilities on CD, all designed to maximize performance while reducing support costs.
• Provides comprehensive information and tools—direct from the Microsoft IIS product team
• Delivers detailed drilldown—from capacity planning to maximizing server performance
• Describes real-world best practices for IIS, including scenarios in the dot-com and ISP environments
• CD is packed with must-have tools and utilities, along with searchable eBook
Your detailed, official first look at the features and improvements in Windows Server 2003.
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 provides significant improvements in performance, productivity, and security over previous versions. This official first-look guide shows you exactly what’s new and improved in this powerful network operating system—including advanced technologies for Web services and components, security, networking, Active Directory® directory service, Microsoft Internet Information Services, support for IPv6, and more. It gives you all the information and tools you need to understand, evaluate, and begin deployment planning for Windows Server 2003, whether you’re upgrading from Microsoft Windows NT® Server or Windows 2000 Server.
Comprehensive information and tools for maximizing the performance of Windows Server 2003
A paraitre ! More information for this title will be available nearer the publication date : february 2004
With this official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT, IT professionals can set up, manage, and optimize Windows Server 2003 with expertise from those who know the technology best. This multi-volume set covers the entire server family, including Advanced Server and Datacenter Server, and features: System Administration Scripting Guide, Server Management Guide, System Performance and Troubleshooting Guide, Directory Services Guide, Distributed Services Guide, Networking Guide, and Internetworking Guide. Highlights include new or expanded coverage of remote administration tools, scriptable management tasks, command line tasks and scenarios, policy-based administration, and registry documentation. CD-ROM packs must-have tools and utilities.
• Provides seven comprehensive volumes—plus essential tools—straight from the Microsoft product team
• Delivers in-depth technical information, along with best practices and troubleshooting scenarios
• Features new scripting guide and expanded coverage on policy-based administration, remote administration, and other key topics
• In addition to tools and utilities, CD includes the entire kit in searchable eBook format
This comprehensive administrator's reference details operating system features and capabilities and provides easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for on-the-job results with the Windows Server 2003 family.
The comprehensive guide to planning, deployment, and everyday maintenance—straight from the experts.
Get your mission-critical systems up and running quickly—and maximize your organization’s productivity—with the essential guide to installing, configuring, and managing the Windows® Server 2003 family. This comprehensive administrator’s reference details operating system features and capabilities, and provides easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for everyday, on-the-job results. You also get expert insights for using the improvements in system and network security features, network capabilities, and Active Directory® services—must-know details for protecting and optimizing your technology investment.
Topics covered include:
• Deployment planning: Create a deployment road map. Plan directory services structure, domains, and namespaces.
• New installations: Configure network settings, file and print services, Group Policy, Resultant Set of Policy, storage, and devices. Use Remote Installation Services. Troubleshoot setup.
• Upgrading: Prepare Microsoft® Windows NT® 4–based domains and computers. Upgrade from Windows 2000 or XP.
• Network operations: Manage TCP/IP, Active Directory services, security features, interoperability, clustering, disk management, shadow copies, and other services.
• Web services: Run and optimize Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0, Internet Security and Acceleration Server, Certificate Services, headless servers, and Web gardens.
• Client services/support: Set up e-mail services. Deploy Terminal Services. Automate software management. Use new command-line tools and scripting to simplify routine administration.
• System tuning and repair: Use monitoring tools, backups, automated recovery, fault tolerance, and avoidance. Tweak the Registry. Troubleshoot and recover services.
• CD-ROM features 180-day evaluation version of Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition.
The in-depth, practical guide to deploying and maintaining Microsoft Windows Server 2003 in a secure environment
A paraitre ! More information for this title will be available nearer the publication date : march 2004
Windows Server 2003 provides more powerful security features, more flexible configuration, and better interoperability to make deploying and managing security solutions easier. With this in-depth, authoritative technical reference—written by a security expert on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 security team—IT professionals will learn how to use the powerful security features in the latest network server operating system. The guide describes best practices and technical details for achieving high security with Windows Server 2003, using the holistic approach that IT professionals will need to grasp to truly secure their systems. The authors cover concepts such as physical security issues, internal security policies, and public and shared key cryptography, and then drill down into the specifics of key security features of Windows Server 2003.
Here's the one-stop guide for IT pros, covering the Windows Server 2003 TCP/IP, physical, and application protocols, with tons of technical detail.
The in-depth technical guide to TCP/IP protocols and services and their implementation in Windows Server 2003.
Get the in-depth technical details you need to support TCP/IP on the Windows® Server 2003 platform with this comprehensive technical guide. Combining concepts with packet examples, it steps layer by layer through the TCP/IP protocols and services that Windows Server 2003 supports to help you understand how they work and how they’re implemented in the operating system. With the latest information about Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS), Internet Protocol Security (IPSec), and virtual private networks (VPNs), it’s a must-have for any technical professional who works with Windows Server 2003 and TCP/IP.
Includes details about these protocols and services:
• Network interface layer protocols: Local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) encapsulations, Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), and PPP
• Internet layer protocols: Internet Protocol (IP) basics, addressing, and routing; Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP); Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP); and an overview of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
• Transport layer protocols: User Datagram Protocol (UDP), Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) basics, TCP connections, TCP data flow, and TCP retransmission, and time-out
• Application layer protocols and services: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS), Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), file and printer sharing, RADIUS and Internet Authentication Service (IAS), Microsoft® Internet Information Services (IIS) and the Internet protocols, IPSec, and VPNs
Find out about IPv6 protocols and processes—and get a head start on moving to the next Internet!
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) greatly improves on IPv4 by vastly increasing the number of available addresses and by enabling more efficient routing, simpler configuration, built-in IP security, better support for real-time data delivery, and other essential enhancements. Find out all about this next-generation IP—from its features and benefits to its packet structure and protocol processes—in UNDERSTANDING IPV6. This book-plus-CD package thoroughly discusses IPv6 protocols and processes and describes how IPv6 is supported in the latest versions of the Microsoft® Windows® operating system, including the upcoming Windows Server 2003 family. It also describes transition technologies that allow you to deploy IPv6 in IPv4 intranets and across the IPv4 Internet. It’s ideal for any network administrator, consultant, engineer, technician, or student who wants to understand the importance of IPv6 and how it works and begin planning to transition to IPv6 internetworking. Topics covered include:
• Features and benefits of IPv6
• IPv6 in the Windows Server 2003 family
• IPv6 addressing and the IPv6 header
• Internet Control Message Protocol for IPv6 (ICMPv6)
• Neighbor and multicast listener discovery
• Address autoconfiguration
• IPv6 name resolution and routing
• Coexistence and migration
• IPv6 mobility
• Appendixes: Link layer support for IPv6, changes to Windows Sockets in IPv6, an IPv6 RFC index, answers to self-test questions about IPv6, reference tables, plus how to set up an IPv6 test lab
Comprehensive technical information and tools for planning and deploying Windows Server 2003
4000 pages - 7 volumes
This official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT provides all the information and tools IT professionals need to plan and deploy Windows Server 2003 in medium to large organizations. It contains six volumes—Planning a Deployment Project Guide, Designing Network Services, Designing Directory and Security Services, Designing Server and Desktop Configurations Guide, Planning and Automating Installations Guide, and Designing a Managed Environment—along with Deployment Lab Scenarios that provide end-to-end examples of tested enterprise deployment solutions. By focusing on deployment, this kit provides exhaustive and definitive resource for a successful rollout—straight from those who know the technology best, the Microsoft Windows product team!
• Expands what was traditionally a single deployment guide into an exhaustive six-volume kit that more comprehensively meets the needs and preferences of IT professionals
• Delivers expansive coverage on system deployment—along with exclusive, must-have tools—direct from the Windows product team
• In addition to tools and utilities, CD features all six volumes in searchable eBook format
The definitive resource for configuring and managing centralized applications with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services.
A paraitre ! More information for this title will be available nearer the publication date : december 2003
Get the definitive technical guidance you need to use Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services to deliver Microsoft Windows®–based applications, or the Windows desktop itself, to virtually any computing device—and maximize the efficiency of your server system. Delve into the fundamentals—system architecture, hardware and network requirements, system installation, and user and group management—and move up to advanced system administration topics, including optimizing applications, modifying the registry, security options, scripting, Terminal Server analysis tools, stability, and scalability. Learn how to extend your system using Citrix MetaFrame and server farms. Discover how to set up Web-based application access portals, including integration with the Microsoft .NET Framework, and review real-world practices for implementing Terminal Services in production environments. In-depth, focused, and hands-on, this book provides everything IT professionals need to help maximize the productivity of their enterprise server systems and reduce ownership and support costs.