Active Directory® for Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 Technical Reference

Active Directory® for Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 Technical Reference
Published:April 16, 2003Language:English
Author:Stan Reimer and Mike MulcareTechnology:Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Length:480 PagesISBN 13:9780735615779

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About The BookThe 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
  • About Stan Reimer and Mike MulcareStan Reimer is a Corporate Technology Specialist with Great West Life Assurance Co. specializing in enterprise directory services. He works primarily with Active Directory and designing and deploying directory services for eBusiness. Before joining GWL, Stan worked as a consultant to enterprise clients designing and implementing Microsoft technologies including Windows NT and Windows 2000 Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange Server. Stan has written courseware on Windows 2000 for IBM Learning Services and is the author of Migrating to Exchange 2000 (published by Wiley Press). Stan brings the perspective of an enterprise infrastructure architect and directory specialist to this book.

    Mike Mulcare is an instructional systems design engineer in the Training and Certification division of the Microsoft Corporation. Mike has worked for the past two years on Directory Services and Windows Server 2003 courseware. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mike developed Windows 2000 courseware for IBM Learning Services and has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1997. Mike has also worked for several years as a technology consultant in the legal industry specializing in system deployment and migration projects.
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