Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror for Windows 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000, Second Edition (Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library)

Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror for Windows 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000, Second Edition (Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library)

by Jeremy Moskowitz, Thomas Boutell
     
 

For Windows 2003 SP1, Windows XP SP2, and Windows 2000

This fully updated third edition of Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror provides all the instruction and insight you need to take full advantage of your Active Directory with GPMC and other Group Policy tools. You'll also learn techniques for implementing IntelliMirror, making it possible for

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For Windows 2003 SP1, Windows XP SP2, and Windows 2000

This fully updated third edition of Group Policy, Profiles, and IntelliMirror provides all the instruction and insight you need to take full advantage of your Active Directory with GPMC and other Group Policy tools. You'll also learn techniques for implementing IntelliMirror, making it possible for users to work safely from any location And you'll find intensive troubleshooting advice, insider tips on keeping your network secure, and hundreds of clear examples that will keep you on track and help you accomplish all your administration goals. You'll learn to:

  • Create and manage all Group Policy functions within Active Directory
  • Understand Group Policy differences in Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP / SP2, Windows 2003 and Windows 2003 / SP1 systems
  • Troubleshoot Group Policy using Support tools, Resource Kit utilities, log files, registry hacks, and third-party tools
  • Create and deploy custom settings for managing client and server systems
  • Manage, secure, and audit client and server systems
  • Script complex operations, including linking, back-up, restore, permissions changes, and migrating
  • Set up Local, Roaming, and Mandatory profiles
  • Set up and manage IntelliMirror components with Group Policy
  • Use Group Policy Software Installation to perform hands-off installations
  • Use Remote Installation Services to automate the installation of new Windows systems
  • Ensure the safety of your users' data with Redirected Folders and Shadow Copies
  • Fully Updated to Address XP's Built-in Firewall, Working Around Windows' "Group Policy Retroactive Bug," Using the Security Configuration Wizard, and More
  • Master Advanced Group Policy Features: Inheritance Blocking, Prioritization, Linking, Loopback Policy Processing, Security Policy Processing, Enforcing, WMI filters, Backup & Recovery, and Migration
  • Use IntelliMirror Features— Including Roaming Profiles, Redirected Folders, Offline Files, Synchronization Manager, Disk Quotas, and Software Deployment—to Make Users More Productive
  • Go Beyond IntelliMirror: Deploy Shadow Copies and Remote Installations Services (RIS) for Complete Protection of Your Data and Systems and Systems

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782144475
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/21/2005
Series:
Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.35(d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Moskowitz, founder of Moskowitz, Inc. (www.moskowitz-inc.com), is an MCSE, MCSA, and one of only six Microsoft MVPs (Most Valued Professionals) in Group Policy. He has performed Active Directory, Group Policy, and SMS consulting for some of the nation's largest organizations. Jeremy teaches a two-day Group Policy Intensive Training and Workshop class and runs www.GPanswers.com, a community forum to help answer tough Group Policy questions. Jeremy frequently contributes to Windows IT Pro Magazine, REDMOND Magazine, Technet Magazine and has been a noted speaker at many industry conferences.

About the Series
The Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library Library is designed to equip system administrators with in-depth technical solutions to the many challenges associated with administering Windows in an enterprise setting. The series editor is leading Windows NT/2003 expert Mark Minasi, who selects the topics and authors, and develops and reviews each book to ensure that every entry in the series meets your needs and helps you achieve your goals.

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