Windows 2000 Enterprise Networking with CDROM (Network Professional's Library)

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9780072120493: Windows 2000 Enterprise Networking with CDROM (Network Professional's Library)

-- This is the only book on the market to introduce techniques of network analysis and optimization familiar only to users of other enterprise operating systems.-- Special editorial features include: -- Four new chapters and 200 pages of expanded content to cover Active Directory, migrating from Win 9x to Win 2000, and working in a mixed NOS environment.-- Network Blueprints printed on blue paper with handy visual references that show optimal network configurations for enterprises of varying sizes.

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Windows 2000 networks usually don't spring forth, whole, from the ether or anywhere else. They grow organically as Windows 2000 computers, and domains get grafted onto existing Windows NT 4.0 environments. In Windows 2000 Enterprise Networking, a pair of Microsoft- and Cisco-certified network experts share their knowledge of how the various flavors of Windows 2000 implement LAN and WAN services, and how those implementations interact with older versions of Microsoft's network operating system. This is a Microsoft text all the way, and it will prove interesting to anyone who's in the process of migrating a Windows NT network to Windows 2000.

Advice complements explanations of how various aspects of Windows networks operate in this book. For example, in the discussion of how to associate multiple networking protocols with a Remote Access Service (RAS) connection, the authors recommend being careful to give IPX support only to those clients that need to access Novell services, which saves overhead on other clients. In addition, they like to explain concepts (often with the aid of technical drawings and flow diagrams), instead of giving precise recipes to follow--a welcome vote of confidence in readers' abilities. It's also nice that coverage goes beyond the usual Active Directory and user-management subjects to include Quality of Service (QoS) on Windows 2000 networks--something that's not well covered elsewhere. --David Wall

Topics covered: Windows 2000 networks and heterogeneous Windows 2000/Windows NT 4.0 networks, explained for network administrators. Planning and deployment, name schemes and addressing, Internet services, remote access, Active Directory and other directory-management services, Quality of Service (QoS), and other network planning and performance matters.

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The most up-to-date Windows 2000 networking information available.

Create, administer, and customize Windows 2000 enterprise networks with the techniques covered in this volume. Windows 2000 Enterprise Networking provides concise explanations, real-world examples, and detailed illustrations for networks of all sizes. You'll learn to develop and implement design plans, migrate from existing networks, and manage system resources. There are also full details on optimizing the Active Directory and Internet Services, implementing rock-solid security, testing and tuning networks, and planning for optimal capacity. Plus, eight pages of detailed blueprints provide valuable Windows 2000 networking topologies.

Plan, build, and maintain a robust scalable Windows 2000 network Create and interconnect workstations and domains Optimize performance in a mixed NOS environment Migrate existing Windows NT and 9x systems to Windows 2000 Manage users, devices, and naming services with Active Directory and Dynamic DNS Learn how to configure and manage DDNS, DHCP, RRAS, and Internet Services Secure network communications through Windows 2000's IP Security Analyze network efficiency and conduct accurate site evaluations

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Toby J. Velte, Anthony T. Velte
Published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill (2000)
ISBN 10: 0072120495 ISBN 13: 9780072120493
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Book Description Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072120495

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