Books: 5

Windows 2000

How to Conduct Your Own Security Audit
Learn how to conduct thorough security examinations via illustrations and virtual simulations A network security breach (a hack, crack, or other invasion) occurs when unauthorized access to the network is achieved and havoc results. The best possible defense is an offensive strategy that allows you to more » regularly test your network to reveal the vulnerabilities and close the holes before someone gets in. Written by veteran author and security expert John Chirillo, Hack Attacks Testing explains how to perform your own security audits. Step by step, the book covers how-to drilldowns for installing and configuring your Tiger Box operating systems, installations, and configurations for some of the most popular auditing software suites. In addition, it includes both common and custom usages, scanning methods, and reporting routines of each. Finally, Chirillo inspects the individual vulnerability scanner results and compares them in an evaluation matrix against a select group of intentional security holes on a target network. Chirillo tackles such topics as: * Building a multisystem Tiger Box * Basic Windows 2000 Server installation and configuration for auditing * Basic Linux and Solaris installation and configuration * Basic Mac OS X installation and configuration for auditing * ISS, CyberCop, Nessus, SAINT, and STAT scanners * Using security analysis tools for Mac OS X * Vulnerability assessment Bonus CD! The CD contains virtual simulations of scanners, ISS Internet Scanner evaluation version, and more. « less
Web Server Administration offers a comprehensive overview of the tools and techniques needed to succeed as a Web Server Administrator as well as the tasks they are expected to perform. This text provides and introduction to the basics of this job role, covers server installation, and then moves on to more » the installation, configuration, and administration of Web servers. This text covers all topics for both Linux and a Microsoft Windows server environments. Work with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003, Red Hat Linux, Internet Information Services (IIS), Apache Web server, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, sendmail, and more. « less
Windows Server 2008 Unleashed covers the planning, design, prototype testing, implementation, migration, administration, and support of a Windows 2008 and Active Directory environment, based on more than three and a half years of early adopter experience in full production environments. This book addresses more » not only what is new with Windows 2008 compared to previous versions of the Windows Server product, but also what is different and how the similarities and differences affect an organization’s migration to Windows 2008. Chapters are dedicated to the migration process from Windows 2000/2003 to Windows 2008, how to properly use Group Policies in Windows 2008, and tips and tricks on managing and administering a Windows 2008 environment. The authors cover the technologies new to Windows 2008, such as IPv6, Network Access Protection (NAP), Network Policy Server (NPS), Terminal Services Remote Programs, Windows Deployment Services (WDS), Hyper-V virtualization, and more! This book doesn’t just describe the features and functions included in Windows 2008--there are notes throughout the book explaining how organizations have successfully used the technologies to fulfill core business needs. Tips, tricks, and best practices share lessons learned from hundreds of implementations of Windows 2008 in real-world environments. Detailed information on how to… * Plan and migrate from Windows 2000/2003 to Windows 2008 * Leverage new tools and utilities that simplify system and network administration functions * Enable the latest security technologies to improve secured enterprise computing * Better manage a Windows 2008 Active Directory environment * Optimize a Windows 2008 environment for better scalability and enhanced performance * Implement Windows 2008 for better branch office and remote office integration * Design a Windows 2008 environment to support the latest in clustering, stretched clusters, fault tolerance, and redundant systems technologies * Take advantage of add-on technologies available for Windows 2008, including Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization, Windows Media Services, and IIS 7 web server solutions Rand, Michael, Ross, and Chris work for Convergent Computing, an IT consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay area that has three and a half years of early adopter experience with Windows 2008. In collaboration with co-author Omar Droubi, the authors helped organizations of all sizes plan, migrate, implement, and test Windows 2008 in production environments. The book was written from direct experiences where Windows 2008 was put into enterprise production environments focused to meet specific strategic business requirements. Category: Windows Server Covers: Windows Server 2008 User Level: Intermediate--Advanced Introduction xlix Part I: Windows Server 2008 Overview 1: Windows Server 2008 Technology Primer 3 2: Planning, Prototyping, Migrating, and Deploying Windows Server 2008 Best Practices 39 3: Installing Windows Server 2008 and Server Core 73 Part II: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory 4: Active Directory Domain Services Primer 105 5: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory 139 6: Designing Organizational Unit and Group Structure 165 7: Active Directory Infrastructure 185 8: Creating Federated Forests and Lightweight Directories 217 9: Integrating Active Directory in a UNIX Environment 235 Part III: Networking Services 10: Domain Name System and IPv6 251 11: DHCP/WINS/Domain Controllers 297 12: Internet Information Services 331 Part IV: Security 13: Server-Level Security 375 14: Transport-Level Security 399 15: Security Policies, Network Policy Server, and Network Access Protection 415 Part V: Migrating to Windows Server 2008 16: Migrating from Windows 2000/2003 to Windows Server 2008 439 17: Compatibility Testing for Windows Server 2008 473 Part VI: Windows Server 2008 Administration and Management 18: Windows Server 2008 Administration 499 19: Windows Server 2008 Group Policies and Policy Management 533 20: Windows Server 2008 Management and Maintenance Practices 581 21: Automating Tasks Using PowerShell Scripting 639 22: Documenting a Windows Server 2008 Environment 685 23: Integrating Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 with Windows Server 2008 715 Part VII: Remote and Mobile Technologies 24: Server-to-Client Remote and Mobile Access 737 25: Terminal Services 783 Part VIII: Desktop Administration 26: Windows Server Administration Tools for Desktops 839 27: Group Policy Management for Network Clients 865 Part IX: Fault Tolerance Technologies 28: File System Management and Fault Tolerance 935 29: System-Level Fault Tolerance (Clustering/Network Load Balancing) 993 30: Backing Up the Windows Server 2008 Environment 1043 31: Recovering from a Disaster 1077 Part X: Optimizing, Tuning, Debugging, and Problem Solving 32: Optimizing Windows Server 2008 for Branch Office Communications 1111 33: Logging and Debugging 1145 34: Capacity Analysis and Performance Optimization 1189 Part XI: Integrated Windows Application Services 35: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 1233 36: Windows Media Services 1281 37: Deploying and Using Windows Virtualization 1313 « less
* An essential one-stop resource-nine convenient minibooks in a single 840page volume-for network administrators everywhere * This value-priced package includes sections on networking basics, building a network, network administration, TCP/IP and the Internet, wireless and home networking, Windows 2000 more » and 2003 servers, NetWare 6, Linux networking, and * Mac OS X networking * Written by the author of the perennial bestseller Networking For Dummies (0-7645-1677-9), this massive reference covers all the topics that administrators routinely handle * Provides key information, explanations, and procedures for configuration, Internet connectivity, security, and wireless options on today's most popular networking platforms « less
The Windows 2000 Commands Pocket Reference complements Windows 2000 Administration in a Nutshell by conveying the kind of no-nonsense, boiled-down information typical of O'Reilly's highly successful companion Pocket Reference series. It's a valuable, concise reference to Windows 2000 commands and command-line more » utilities. Includes Resource Kit commands. « less