Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Second Edition

Book description

Here’s the practical, pocket-sized reference for IT professionals supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2003—fully updated for Service Pack 1 and Release 2. Designed for quick referencing, this portable guide covers all the essentials for performing everyday system administration tasks. Topics include managing workstations and servers, using Microsoft Active Directory® directory service, creating and administering user and group accounts, managing files and directories, data security and auditing, data back-up and recovery, network administration using TCP/IP, WINS, and DNS, and more.

Table of contents

  1. Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant, Second Edition
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. Introduction
    1. Who Is This Book For?
    2. How Is This Book Organized?
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
    4. Support
  4. 1. Overview of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 System Administration
    1. Microsoft Windows Server 2003
      1. Domain Controllers and Member Servers
      2. Understanding and Using Server Roles
      3. Frequently Used Tools
    2. Using Control Panel Utilities
    3. Using Graphical Administrative Tools
      1. Tools and Configuration
    4. Using Command-Line Utilities
      1. Utilities to Know
      2. Using NET Tools
      3. Introducing Security and Maintenance Enhancements
      4. Introducing Release 2 Enhancements
      5. Other Windows Server 2003 Resources
        1. Windows Server 2003 Support Tools
          1. Installing the Support Tools
          2. Using the Support Tools
  5. 2. Managing Servers Running Microsoft Windows Server 2003
    1. Managing Networked Systems
      1. Connecting to Other Computers
      2. Viewing and Changing System Properties
      3. Exporting Information Lists
      4. Using Computer Management System Tools
      5. Using Computer Management Storage Tools
      6. Working with Services and Applications
    2. Managing System Environments, Profiles, and Properties
      1. The General Tab
      2. The Computer Name Tab
      3. The Hardware Tab
        1. Configuring the Way Hardware Profiles Are Used
        2. Configuring for Docked and Undocked Profiles
      4. The Advanced Tab
        1. Setting Windows Performance
        2. Setting Application Performance
        3. Configuring Virtual Memory
      5. Configuring Data Execution Prevention
      6. Configuring System and User Environment Variables
      7. Creating an Environment Variable
        1. Editing an Environment Variable
        2. Deleting an Environment Variable
      8. Configuring System Startup and Recovery
        1. Setting Startup Options
        2. Setting Recovery Options
      9. Enabling and Disabling Error Reporting
      10. The Automatic Updates Tab
      11. The Remote Tab
    3. Managing Hardware Devices and Drivers
      1. Working with Signed and Unsigned Device Drivers
      2. Viewing and Managing Hardware Devices
      3. Configuring Device Drivers
        1. Tracking Driver Information
        2. Installing and Updating Drivers
        3. Rolling Back Drivers
        4. Removing Device Drivers for Removed Devices
        5. Uninstalling Device Drivers
      4. Managing Hardware
        1. Adding New Hardware
        2. Enabling and Disabling Hardware
        3. Troubleshooting Hardware
    4. Managing Dynamic-Link Libraries
  6. 3. Monitoring Processes, Services, and Events
    1. Managing Applications, Processes, and Performance
      1. Task Manager
      2. Administering Applications
        1. Right-clicking a Listing
      3. Administering Processes
      4. Viewing and Managing System Performance
        1. Graphs on the Performance Tab
        2. Customizing and Updating the Graph Display
      5. Viewing and Managing Networking Performance
      6. Viewing and Managing Remote User Sessions
    2. Managing System Services
      1. Starting, Stopping, and Pausing Services
      2. Configuring Service Startup
      3. Configuring Service Logon
      4. Configuring Service Recovery
      5. Disabling Unnecessary Services
    3. Event Logging and Viewing
      1. Accessing and Using the Event Logs
      2. Setting Event Log Options
      3. Clearing Event Logs
      4. Archiving Event Logs
        1. Archive Log Formats
        2. Creating Log Archives
        3. Viewing Log Archives
    4. Monitoring Server Performance and Activity
      1. Why Monitor Your Server?
      2. Getting Ready to Monitor
      3. Using System Monitor
      4. Choosing Counters to Monitor
      5. Using Performance Logs
        1. Creating and Managing Performance Logging
        2. Creating Counter Logs
        3. Creating Trace Logs
      6. Viewing and Replaying Performance Logs
      7. Configuring Alerts for Performance Counters
      8. Running Scripts as Actions
    5. Tuning System Performance
      1. Monitoring and Tuning Memory Usage
        1. Setting Application Performance and Memory Usage
        2. Setting Data Throughput
        3. Checking Memory, Caching, and Virtual Memory Usage
      2. Monitoring and Tuning Processor Usage
      3. Monitoring and Tuning Disk I/O
      4. Monitoring and Tuning Network Bandwidth and Connectivity
  7. 4. Automating Administrative Tasks, Policies, and Procedures
    1. Group Policy Management
      1. Understanding Group Policies
      2. In What Order Are Multiple Policies Applied?
      3. When Are Group Policies Applied?
      4. Group Policy Requirements and Version Compatibility
      5. Managing Local Group Policies
      6. Managing Site, Domain, and Organizational Unit Policies
        1. Understanding Group Policy Management and the Default Policies
        2. Creating and Editing Site, Domain, and Organizational Unit Policies
        3. Blocking, Overriding, and Disabling Policies
        4. Disabling an Unused Part of Group Policy
        5. Applying an Existing Policy to a New Location
        6. Deleting a Group Policy
        7. Refreshing Group Policy
    2. Working with Group Policies
      1. Getting to Know the Group Policy Object Editor
      2. Centrally Managing Special Folders
        1. Redirecting a Special Folder to a Single Location
        2. Redirecting a Special Folder Based on Group Membership
        3. Removing Redirection
      3. Using Administrative Templates to Set Policies
        1. Viewing Administrative Templates and Policies
        2. Enabling, Disabling, and Configuring Policies
        3. Adding or Removing Templates
    3. User and Computer Script Management
      1. Assigning Computer Startup and Shutdown Scripts
      2. Assigning User Logon and Logoff Scripts
    4. Applying Security Policy Through Templates
      1. Understanding Security Policies and Administration Tools
      2. Applying Security Templates
    5. Scheduling Tasks
      1. Utilities for Scheduling Tasks
      2. Preparing to Schedule Tasks
      3. Scheduling Tasks with the Scheduled Task Wizard
        1. Accessing the Scheduled Tasks Folder
        2. Viewing and Managing Existing Tasks
        3. Creating Tasks with the Scheduled Task Wizard
  8. 5. Working with Support Services and Remote Desktop
    1. Introducing Support Services
    2. Working with the Automated Help System
      1. Using the Help and Support Center
      2. Introducing the Application Framework
      3. Monitoring System Health
        1. Viewing PC Health Statistics
        2. Troubleshooting Problems with PC Health Monitoring
    3. Understanding and Using Automatic Updates
      1. An Overview of Automatic Updates
      2. Configuring Automatic Updates
      3. Configuring Update Servers
      4. Downloading and Installing Automatic Updates
      5. Removing Automatic Updates to Recover from Problems
    4. Managing Remote Access to Servers
      1. Configuring Remote Assistance
      2. Configuring Remote Desktop Access
      3. Making Remote Desktop Connections
      4. Configuring Windows Time
  9. 6. Using Active Directory
    1. Introducing Active Directory
      1. Active Directory and DNS
      2. Getting Started with Active Directory
    2. Working with Domain Structures
      1. Understanding Domains
      2. Understanding Domain Forests and Domain Trees
      3. Understanding Organizational Units
      4. Understanding Sites and Subnets
    3. Working with Active Directory Domains
      1. Using Windows 2000 and Later Computers with Active Directory
      2. Using Windows 95 and Windows 98 with Active Directory
        1. Accessing the Network Through a Windows NT Domain
        2. Accessing the Network as an Active Directory Client
        3. Installing Active Directory Clients
      3. Using Windows NT and Windows 2000 Domains with Active Directory
        1. Using Windows 2000 Mixed Mode Operations
        2. Using Windows 2000 Native Mode Operations
        3. Using Windows Server 2003 Interim Mode Operations
        4. Using Windows Server 2003 Mode Operations
      4. Raising Domain and Forest Functionality
    4. Understanding the Directory Structure
      1. Exploring the Data Store
      2. Exploring Global Catalogs
      3. Universal Group Membership Caching
      4. Replication and Active Directory
      5. Active Directory and LDAP
      6. Understanding Operations Master Roles
  10. 7. Core Active Directory Administration
    1. Tools for Managing Active Directory
      1. Active Directory Administration Tools
      2. Active Directory Command-Line Tools
      3. Active Directory Support Tools
    2. Using the Active Directory Users And Computers Tool
      1. Starting Active Directory Users And Computers
      2. Getting Started with Active Directory Users And Computers
      3. Connecting to a Domain Controller
      4. Connecting to a Domain
      5. Searching for Accounts and Shared Resources
      6. Managing Computer Accounts
      7. Creating Computer Accounts on a Workstation or Server
      8. Creating Computer Accounts in Active Directory Users And Computers
      9. Viewing and Editing Computer Account Properties
      10. Deleting, Disabling, and Enabling Computer Accounts
      11. Resetting Locked Computer Accounts
      12. Moving Computer Accounts
      13. Managing Computers
      14. Joining a Computer to a Domain or Workgroup
    3. Managing Domain Controllers, Roles, and Catalogs
      1. Installing and Demoting Domain Controllers
      2. Viewing and Transferring Domain-Wide Roles
      3. Viewing and Transferring the Domain Naming Master Role
      4. Viewing and Transferring Schema Master Roles
      5. Transferring Roles Using the Command Line
      6. Seizing Roles Using the Command Line
      7. Configuring Global Catalogs
      8. Configuring Universal Group Membership Caching
    4. Managing Organizational Units
      1. Creating Organizational Units
      2. Viewing and Editing Organizational Unit Properties
      3. Renaming and Deleting Organizational Units
      4. Moving Organizational Units
  11. 8. Understanding User and Group Accounts
    1. The Windows Server 2003 Security Model
      1. Authentication Protocols
      2. Access Controls
    2. Differences Between User and Group Accounts
      1. User Accounts
        1. Logon Names, Passwords, and Public Certificates
        2. Security Identifiers and User Accounts
      2. Group Accounts
        1. Group Types
        2. Group Scope
        3. Security Identifiers and Group Accounts
        4. When to Use Domain Local, Global, and Universal Groups
    3. Default User Accounts and Groups
      1. Built-In User Accounts
      2. Predefined User Accounts
        1. The Administrator Account
        2. The ASPNET Account
        3. The Guest Account
        4. The Support Account
      3. Built-In and Predefined Groups
      4. Implicit Groups and Special Identities
    4. Account Capabilities
      1. Privileges
      2. Logon Rights
      3. Built-In Capabilities for Groups in Active Directory
    5. Using Default Group Accounts
      1. Groups Used by Administrators
      2. Implicit Groups and Identities
  12. 9. Creating User and Group Accounts
    1. User Account Setup and Organization
      1. Account Naming Policies
        1. Rules for Display Names
        2. Rules for Logon Names
        3. Naming Schemes
      2. Password and Account Policies
        1. Using Secure Passwords
        2. Setting Account Policies
        3. Viewing Effective Policies
    2. Configuring Account Policies
      1. Configuring Password Policies
        1. Enforce Password History
        2. Maximum Password Age
        3. Minimum Password Age
        4. Minimum Password Length
        5. Passwords Must Meet Complexity Requirements
        6. Store Password Using Reversible Encryption For All Users In The Domain
      2. Configuring Account Lockout Policies
        1. Account Lockout Threshold
        2. Account Lockout Duration
        3. Reset Account Lockout Counter After
      3. Configuring Kerberos Policies
        1. Enforce User Logon Restrictions
        2. Maximum Lifetime
        3. Maximum Tolerance
    3. Configuring User Rights Policies
      1. Configuring User Rights Globally
      2. Configuring User Rights Locally
    4. Adding a User Account
      1. Creating Domain User Accounts
      2. Creating Local User Accounts
    5. Adding a Group Account
      1. Creating a Global Group
      2. Creating a Local Group and Assigning Members
    6. Handling Global Group Membership
      1. Managing Individual Membership
      2. Managing Multiple Memberships in a Group
      3. Setting the Primary Group for Users and Computers
  13. 10. Managing Existing User and Group Accounts
    1. Managing User Contact Information
      1. Setting Contact Information
      2. Searching for Users and Creating Address Book Entries
    2. Configuring the User’s Environment Settings
      1. System Environment Variables
      2. Logon Scripts
      3. Assigning Home Directories
    3. Setting Account Options and Restrictions
      1. Managing Logon Hours
        1. Configuring Logon Hours
        2. Enforcing Logon Hours
      2. Setting Permitted Logon Workstations
      3. Setting Dial-In and VPN Privileges
      4. Setting Account Security Options
    4. Managing User Profiles
      1. Local, Roaming, and Mandatory Profiles
        1. Creating Local Profiles
        2. Creating Roaming Profiles
        3. Creating Mandatory Profiles
      2. Using the System Utility to Manage Local Profiles
        1. Creating a Profile by Hand
        2. Copying an Existing Profile to a New User Account
        3. Copying or Restoring a Profile
        4. Deleting a Local Profile and Assigning a New One
        5. Changing the Profile Type
    5. Updating User and Group Accounts
      1. Renaming User and Group Accounts
        1. Security Identifiers
        2. Changing Other Information
      2. Copying Domain User Accounts
      3. Deleting User and Group Accounts
      4. Changing and Resetting Passwords
      5. Enabling User Accounts
        1. Account Disabled
        2. Account Locked Out
        3. Account Expired
    6. Managing Multiple User Accounts
      1. Setting Profiles for Multiple Accounts
      2. Setting Logon Hours for Multiple Accounts
      3. Setting Permitted Logon Workstations for Multiple Accounts
      4. Setting Logon, Password, and Expiration Properties for Multiple Accounts
    7. Troubleshooting Logon Problems
    8. Setting Advanced Active Directory Permissions
      1. Understanding Advanced User, Group, and Computer Permissions
  14. 11. Managing File Systems and Drives
    1. Adding Hard Disk Drives
      1. Physical Drives
      2. Preparing a Drive for Use
        1. Using Disk Management
        2. More Detailed Drive Information
      3. Installing and Checking for a New Drive
      4. Understanding Drive Status
    2. Working with Basic and Dynamic Disks
      1. Using Basic and Dynamic Disks
      2. Special Considerations for Basic and Dynamic Disks
      3. Marking an Active Partition
      4. Changing Drive Types
        1. Converting a Basic Disk to a Dynamic Disk
        2. Changing a Dynamic Disk Back to a Basic Disk
      5. Reactivating Dynamic Disks
      6. Rescanning Disks
      7. Moving a Dynamic Disk to a New System
    3. Using Basic Disks and Partitions
      1. Partitioning Basics
      2. Creating Partitions
      3. Formatting Partitions
      4. Updating the Boot Disk
    4. Managing Existing Partitions and Drives
      1. Assigning Drive Letters and Paths
      2. Changing or Deleting the Volume Label
      3. Deleting Partitions and Drives
      4. Converting a Volume to NTFS
        1. The Convert Utility Syntax
        2. Using the Convert Utility
      5. Checking a Drive for Errors and Bad Sectors
        1. Running Check Disk from the Command Line
        2. Running Check Disk Interactively
      6. Defragmenting Disks
      7. Compressing Drives and Data
        1. Compressing Drives
        2. Compressing Directories and Files
        3. Expanding Compressed Drives
        4. Expanding Compressed Directories and Files
      8. Encrypting Drives and Data
      9. Understanding Encryption and the Encrypting File System
        1. Encrypting Directories and Files
      10. Working with Encrypted Files and Folders
      11. Configuring Recovery Policy
        1. Decrypting Files and Directories
      12. Recovering Disk Space
  15. 12. Administering Volume Sets and RAID Arrays
    1. Using Volumes and Volume Sets
      1. Understanding Volume Basics
      2. Understanding Volume Sets
      3. Creating Volumes and Volume Sets
      4. Deleting Volumes and Volume Sets
      5. Extending a Simple or Spanned Volume
      6. Managing Volumes
    2. Improving Performance and Fault Tolerance with RAIDs
    3. Implementing RAID on Windows Server 2003
      1. Implementing RAID 0: Disk Striping
      2. Implementing RAID 1: Disk Mirroring
        1. Creating a Mirror Set in Disk Management
        2. Mirroring an Existing Volume
      3. Implementing RAID 5: Disk Striping with Parity
        1. Creating a Striped Set with Parity in Disk Management
    4. Managing RAIDs and Recovering from Failures
      1. Breaking a Mirrored Set
      2. Resynchronizing and Repairing a Mirrored Set
      3. Repairing a Mirrored System Volume to Enable Boot
      4. Removing a Mirrored Set
      5. Repairing a Striped Set Without Parity
      6. Regenerating a Striped Set with Parity
  16. 13. Managing Files and Folders
    1. Windows Server 2003 File Structures
      1. Major Features of FAT and NTFS
        1. FAT Volumes
        2. Using NTFS
      2. File Naming
      3. Accessing Long File Names Under MS-DOS
        1. How Windows Server 2003 Creates an Abbreviated File Name
        2. The Rules of Truncation
    2. Combating Malware
      1. Combating Malware Through Internet Security Configurations
      2. Combating Malware Through Add-on Management
    3. Understanding File Screening and Storage Reporting
    4. Managing File Screening and Storage Reporting
      1. Managing Global File Resource Settings
        1. Configuring E-mail Notifications
        2. Reviewing Reports and Configuring Storage Report Parameters
        3. Configuring Report Locations
        4. Configuring File Screen Auditing
      2. Managing the File Groups to Which Screens Are Applied
      3. Managing File Screen Templates
      4. Creating File Screens
      5. Defining File Screening Exceptions
      6. Scheduling and Generating Storage Reports
  17. 14. Data Sharing, Security, and Auditing
    1. Sharing Folders on Local and Remote Systems
      1. Viewing Existing Shares
      2. Creating Shared Folders
      3. Creating Additional Shares on an Existing Share
    2. Managing Share Permissions
      1. The Different Share Permissions
      2. Viewing Share Permissions
      3. Configuring Share Permissions
      4. Modifying Existing Share Permissions
      5. Removing Share Permissions for Users and Groups
    3. Managing Existing Shares
      1. Understanding Special Shares
      2. Connecting to Special Shares
      3. Viewing User and Computer Sessions
        1. Managing Sessions and Shares
          1. Ending Individual Sessions
          2. Ending All Sessions
        2. Managing Open Resources
          1. Close an Open File
          2. Close All Open Files
      4. Stopping File and Folder Sharing
    4. Using Shadow Copies
      1. Understanding Shadow Copies
      2. Creating Shadow Copies
      3. Restoring a Shadow Copy
      4. Reverting An Entire Volume to a Previous Shadow Copy
      5. Deleting Shadow Copies
      6. Disabling Shadow Copies
    5. Connecting to Network Drives
      1. Mapping a Network Drive
      2. Disconnecting a Network Drive
    6. Object Management, Ownership, and Inheritance
      1. Objects and Object Managers
      2. Object Ownership and Transfer
      3. Object Inheritance
    7. File and Folder Permissions
      1. Understanding File and Folder Permissions
      2. Setting File and Folder Permissions
    8. Auditing System Resources
      1. Setting Auditing Policies
      2. Auditing Files and Folders
      3. Auditing the Registry
      4. Auditing Active Directory Objects
    9. Using, Configuring, and Managing NTFS Disk Quotas
      1. Understanding NTFS Disk Quotas and How NTFS Quotas Are Used
      2. Setting NTFS Disk Quota Policies
      3. Enabling NTFS Disk Quotas on NTFS Volumes
      4. Viewing Disk Quota Entries
      5. Creating Disk Quota Entries
      6. Deleting Disk Quota Entries
      7. Exporting and Importing NTFS Disk Quota Settings
      8. Disabling NTFS Disk Quotas
      9. Using, Configuring, and Managing Storage Resource Manager Disk Quotas
      10. Understanding Storage Resource Manager Disk Quotas
      11. Managing Disk Quota Templates
      12. Creating Disk Quotas
  18. 15. Data Backup and Recovery
    1. Creating a Backup and Recovery Plan
      1. Figuring Out a Backup Plan
      2. The Basic Types of Backup
      3. Differential and Incremental Backups
    2. Selecting Backup Devices and Media
      1. Common Backup Solutions
      2. Buying and Using Tapes
    3. Backing Up Your Data
      1. Getting Started with the Backup Utility
      2. Setting Default Options for Backup
        1. General Backup Options
        2. Setting Restore and Backup Options
        3. Viewing and Setting Backup Exclusions
          1. Viewing Exclusions
          2. Creating Exclusions
          3. Changing Exclusions
      3. Backing Up Data with the Backup Wizard
      4. Backing Up Files Without the Wizard
      5. Recovering Data Using the Restore Wizard
      6. Recovering Data Without the Wizard
      7. Restoring Active Directory
      8. Backing Up and Restoring Data on Remote Systems
      9. Viewing Backup Logs
    4. Managing Encryption Recovery Policy
      1. Understanding Encryption Certificates and Recovery Policy
      2. Configuring the EFS Recovery Policy
    5. Backing Up and Restoring Encrypted Data and Certificates
      1. Backing Up Encryption Certificates
      2. Restoring Encryption Certificates
    6. Disaster Recovery and Preparation
      1. Creating System Recovery Data
      2. Starting a System in Safe Mode
      3. Using the Recovery Data to Restore a System
      4. Working with the Recovery Console
        1. Installing the Recovery Console as a Startup Option
        2. Starting the Recovery Console
        3. Recovery Console Commands
        4. Deleting the Recovery Console
    7. Managing Media Pools
      1. Understanding Media Pools
      2. Preparing Media for Use in the Free Media Pool
      3. Moving Media to a Different Media Pool
      4. Creating Application Media Pools
      5. Changing the Media Type in a Media Pool
      6. Setting Allocation and Deallocation Policies
      7. Working with Access Permissions for Removable Storage
      8. Deleting Application Media Pools
    8. Managing Work Queues, Requests, and Operators
      1. Using Work Queue
      2. Troubleshooting Waiting Operations
      3. Changing Mount Operations
      4. Controlling When Operations Are Deleted
      5. Using the Operator Requests Queue
  19. 16. Managing TCP/IP Networking
    1. Installing TCP/IP Networking
      1. Installing Network Interface Cards
      2. Installing the TCP/IP Protocol
    2. Configuring TCP/IP Networking
      1. Configuring Static IP Addresses
        1. Using Ping to Check an Address
        2. Assigning a Static IP Address
      2. Configuring Dynamic IP Addresses
      3. Configuring Alternate Private IP Addresses
      4. Configuring Multiple IP Addresses and Gateways
        1. Assigning Addresses and Gateways
      5. Configuring DNS Resolution
        1. Basic DNS Settings
        2. Advanced DNS Settings
      6. Configuring WINS Resolution
    3. Configuring Additional Networking Components
      1. Installing and Uninstalling Networking Components
      2. Installing Optional Networking Components
    4. Managing Network Connections
      1. Creating Network Connections
      2. Managing Security for Remote Access Connections
      3. Checking the Status, Speed, and Activity of Local Area Connections
      4. Viewing Network Configuration Information
      5. Duplicating Network Connections
      6. Enabling and Disabling Network Connections
      7. Deleting Network Connections
      8. Renaming Local Area Connections
      9. Repairing Local Area Connections
    5. Troubleshooting and Testing Network Settings
      1. Performing Basic Network Tests
      2. Releasing and Renewing DHCP Settings
      3. Registering and Flushing DNS
      4. Performing Detailed Network Diagnostics
  20. 17. Administering Network Printers and Print Services
    1. Troubleshooting Printer Problems
    2. Installing Printers
      1. Using Local and Network Printers
      2. Using the Autoinstall Feature of Print Management
      3. Installing Physically Attached Print Devices
      4. Installing Network-Attached Print Devices
      5. Connecting to Printers Created on the Network
      6. Solving Spooling Problems
    3. Configuring Printer Properties
      1. Adding Comments and Location Information
      2. Managing Printer Drivers
        1. Updating a Printer Driver
        2. Configuring Drivers for Network Clients
      3. Setting a Separator Page and Changing Print Device Mode
      4. Changing the Printer Port
      5. Scheduling and Prioritizing Print Jobs
        1. Scheduling Printer Availability
        2. Setting Printer Priority
        3. Configuring Print Spooling
          1. Enabling Spooling
          2. Other Spooling Options
      6. Starting and Stopping Printer Sharing
      7. Setting Printer Access Permissions
      8. Auditing Print Jobs
      9. Setting Document Defaults
    4. Configuring Print Server Properties
      1. Locating the Spool Folder and Enabling Printing on NTFS
      2. Managing High Volume Printing
      3. Logging Printer Events
      4. Removing Print Job Completion and Notification
    5. Managing Print Jobs on Local and Remote Printers
      1. Using the Print Management Window
      2. Pausing the Printer and Resuming Printing
      3. Emptying the Print Queue
      4. Pausing, Resuming, and Restarting Individual Document Printing
      5. Removing a Document and Canceling a Print Job
      6. Checking the Properties of Documents in the Printer
      7. Setting the Priority of Individual Documents
      8. Scheduling the Printing of Individual Documents
  21. 18. Running DHCP Clients and Servers
    1. Understanding DHCP
      1. Using Dynamic Addressing
      2. Checking IP Address Assignment
      3. Understanding Scopes
    2. Installing a DHCP Server
      1. Installing DHCP Components
      2. Starting and Using the DHCP Console
      3. Connecting to Remote DHCP Servers
      4. Starting and Stopping a DHCP Server
      5. Authorizing a DHCP Server in Active Directory
    3. Configuring DHCP Servers
      1. Binding a DHCP Server with Multiple Network Interface Cards to a Specific IP Address
      2. Updating DHCP Statistics
      3. DHCP Auditing and Troubleshooting
        1. Understanding DHCP Auditing
        2. Enabling or Disabling DHCP Auditing
        3. Changing the Location of DHCP Auditing Logs
        4. Changing the Log Usage
      4. Integrating DHCP and DNS
      5. Avoiding IP Address Conflicts
      6. Saving and Restoring the DHCP Configuration
    4. Managing DHCP Scopes
      1. Creating and Managing Superscopes
        1. Creating Superscopes
        2. Adding Scopes to a Superscope
        3. Removing Scopes from a Superscope
        4. Activating and Deactivating a Superscope
        5. Deleting a Superscope
      2. Creating and Managing Scopes
        1. Creating Normal Scopes
        2. Creating Multicast Scopes
        3. Setting Scope Options
          1. Viewing and Assigning Server Options
          2. Viewing and Assigning Scope Options
        4. Modifying Scopes
        5. Activating and Deactivating Scopes
        6. Enabling the Bootstrap Protocol
        7. Removing a Scope
        8. Configuring Multiple Scopes on a Network
    5. Managing the Address Pool, Leases, and Reservations
      1. Viewing Scope Statistics
      2. Setting a New Exclusion Range
      3. Deleting an Exclusion Range
      4. Reserving DHCP Addresses
        1. Releasing Addresses and Leases
      5. Modifying Reservation Properties
      6. Deleting Leases and Reservations
    6. Backing Up and Restoring the DHCP Database
      1. Backing Up the DHCP Database
      2. Restoring the DHCP Database from Backup
      3. Using Backup and Restore to Move the DHCP Database to a New Server
      4. Repairing the DHCP Database
      5. Forcing the DHCP Server Service to Regenerate the DHCP Database
      6. Reconciling Leases and Reservations
  22. 19. Maintaining WINS
    1. Understanding WINS and NetBIOS Over TCP/IP
      1. Configuring WINS Clients and Servers
      2. Name Resolution Methods
    2. Using the WINS Console
      1. Getting to Know the WINS Console
      2. Adding a WINS Server to the WINS Console
      3. Starting and Stopping a WINS Server
      4. Viewing Server Statistics
    3. Configuring WINS Servers
      1. Updating WINS Statistics
      2. Managing Name Registration, Renewal, and Release
      3. Logging WINS Events in the Windows Event Logs
      4. Setting the Version ID for the WINS Database
      5. Configuring Burst Handling of Name Registrations
      6. Saving and Restoring the WINS Configuration
    4. Configuring WINS Database Replication
      1. Setting Default Replication Parameters
        1. Assigning General Parameters
        2. Assigning Default Push Replication Parameters
        3. Assigning Default Pull Replication Parameters
      2. Creating Push and Pull Partners
      3. Changing Replication Type and Settings for Partners
      4. Triggering Database Replication
    5. Managing the WINS Database
      1. Examining WINS Database Mappings
      2. Cleaning and Scavenging the WINS Database
      3. Verifying the Consistency of the WINS Database
      4. Backing Up and Restoring the WINS Database
        1. Configuring WINS for Automatic Backups
        2. Restoring the Database
      5. Clearing Out WINS and Starting with a Fresh Database
  23. 20. Optimizing DNS
    1. Understanding DNS
      1. Integrating Active Directory and DNS
      2. Enabling DNS on the Network
    2. Installing DNS Servers
      1. Installing the DNS Server Service
      2. Configuring a Primary DNS Server
      3. Configuring a Secondary DNS Server
      4. Configuring Reverse Lookups
    3. Managing DNS Servers
      1. Adding Remote Servers to the DNS Console
      2. Removing a Server from the DNS Console
      3. Starting and Stopping a DNS Server
      4. Creating Child Domains Within Zones
      5. Creating Child Domains in Separate Zones
      6. Deleting a Domain or Subnet
    4. Managing DNS Records
      1. Adding Address and Pointer Records
        1. Adding a PTR Record Later
      2. Adding DNS Aliases with CNAME
      3. Adding Mail Exchange Servers
      4. Adding Name Servers
      5. Viewing and Updating DNS Records
    5. Updating Zone Properties and the SOA Record
      1. Modifying the SOA Record
      2. Allowing and Restricting Zone Transfers
      3. Notifying Secondaries of Changes
      4. Setting the Zone Type
      5. Enabling and Disabling Dynamic Updates
    6. Managing DNS Server Configuration and Security
      1. Enabling and Disabling IP Addresses for a DNS Server
      2. Controlling Access to DNS Servers Outside the Organization
        1. Creating Nonforwarding DNS Servers
        2. Creating Forwarding-Only Servers
        3. Creating Forwarding Servers
        4. Configuring Conditional Forwarding
      3. Enabling and Disabling Event Logging
      4. Using Debug Logging to Track DNS Activity
      5. Monitoring DNS Server
      6. Integrating WINS with DNS
      7. Configuring WINS Lookups in DNS
      8. Configuring Reverse WINS Lookups in DNS
      9. Setting Caching and Time-Out Values for WINS in DNS
      10. Configuring Full Integration with NetBIOS Scopes
  24. About the Author
  25. Index
  26. About the Author
  27. Copyright

Product information

  • Title: Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, Second Edition
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: February 2006
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 9780735622456