Chapter 9. Networking with Microsoft Windows Server 2003

In this chapter

  • Understanding the Microsoft Networking Model

  • Installing Windows Server 2003

  • Understanding the Active Directory

  • Adding users to a Windows domain

  • Configuring a file server

  • Configuring a printer server

  • Understanding Group Policy

In Chapter 7, “Network Operating System Overview,” we took a look at some of the basics related to network operating systems. In Chapter 8, “Networking with Novell NetWare 6.5,” we discussed Novell NetWare 6 and the Novell approach to networking and logical LAN structure (the Novell Directory Service). In this chapter we cover Microsoft’s latest (as of the writing of the fourth edition of this book) network operating system, Microsoft Windows Server 2003. We ...

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