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MCSE Training Guide (70-244) Supporting and Maintaining a Windows NT Server 4.0 Network

MCSE Training Guide (70-244) Supporting and Maintaining a Windows NT Server 4.0 Network

by Jim Cooper, Roberta Bragg

ISBN-10: 0735711577

ISBN-13: 9780735711570

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

Besides enabling the exam candidate to pass Exam 70-244, this book will teach network administrators to configure, maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft networks that still have Windows NT Server as the controlling operating system. Although officially replaced by Windows 2000, it is clear that it will be some years before Windows NT disappears from the network


Besides enabling the exam candidate to pass Exam 70-244, this book will teach network administrators to configure, maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft networks that still have Windows NT Server as the controlling operating system. Although officially replaced by Windows 2000, it is clear that it will be some years before Windows NT disappears from the network mainstream. There are currently tens of thousands of licensed seats of Windows NT 4.0 Server, and a full migration to Windows 2000 will not happen overnight.

The CD features our ExamGear, Training Guide Edition product, including:

  • Test simulation
  • Nearly 200 practice questions
  • Electronic study cards
  • Electronic flash cards
  • Electronic copy of book
  • And more!

Product Details

Pearson Education
Publication date:
MCSE Training Guide Series
Edition description:
Training Guide
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.86(d)

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Table of Contents

How This Book Helps You1
What the Supporting and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Network Exam (70-244) Covers3
Maintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Servers3
Configuring and Troubleshooting Users and Groups4
Analyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Security5
Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Access to Resources5
Configuring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Network Services5
Hardware and Software You Need6
Advice on Taking the Exam7
New Riders Publishing8
Part IMaintaining, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Servers
1Managing and Optimizing Servers11
Service Packs and Hot Fixes14
Installing Windows NT Service Packs14
Installing Winows NT Hot Fixes16
Configuring and Troubleshooting Hardware17
Collecting Hardware Information18
Troubleshooting and Correcting Hardware Failures19
Fault-Tolerant Disks25
Processor Upgrade32
Performing Backups and Restores33
Backup Types34
Determining a Backup Strategy35
Performing a Backup36
Performing a Restore38
Scheduling a Backup40
System Recovery42
Boot and System Partitions43
Windows NT Boot Process43
Troubleshooting the Boot Process53
Case Study: New Email System for Northside High School60
2Troubleshooting Servers71
Troubleshooting Server Performance73
Troubleshooting Performance Problems74
Finding More Information83
Using Performance Monitor84
Paging Files102
Allocate Hardware Based on Application104
Backup Domain Controller Placement112
Case Study: Slingshot Training114
Essence of the Case114
Case Study: Monitoring Backup116
Part IIConfiguring and Troubleshooting Users and Groups
3Configuring and Troubleshooting User and Group Accounts131
User Accounts133
Creating Windows NT User Accounts134
Defining Your Account Policy141
Template Accounts144
User Profiles146
Local Profiles Versus Roaming Profiles146
Logon Scripts149
Configuring and Troubleshooting Groups151
Differences Between Global and Local Groups151
Creation of Global Groups152
Built-In Global Groups153
Creation of Local Groups153
Built-In Local Groups154
Special Groups156
Management of Global and Local Groups in a Multidomain Environment157
Case Study: Hilltop School District159
Part IIIAnalyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Security
4Analyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Security173
Account Policies176
Password Restrictions177
Account Lockout179
General Administration179
System Polices and the Policy Editor180
The System Policy Editor181
Audit Policy and Auditing Object Access188
The Audit Policy189
Defining Objects to be Audited191
The Security Configuration Manager197
Installing the Security Configuration Manager197
Using the GUI Security Configuration Manager199
Using the Command-Line Security Configuration Editor208
Maintaining Trust Relationships211
The Domain Models214
Creating Trust Relationships217
Maintaining Trust Relationships218
Logon, Groups, and Resource Access in Trust Relationships219
Case Study: Herb's Herbs222
5Analyzing, Configuring, and Monitoring Advanced Security239
Protecting the SAM with Syskey242
Modifying Syskey Storage246
Repairing a Syskey-Updated System246
Relevant Hot Fix or Other Security Update247
Securing Communications with Server Message Block Signing248
SMB Implementation251
Client Support254
SMB Signing Issues254
Hardening Authentication by Using NTLMv2255
Authentication Differences256
Implementing NTLMv2258
Special Issues, Including Service Pack or Hot Fix Changes262
Implementing Common Hardening Techniques Using SCM264
Demanding Increased Complexity with PASSFILT267
Restricting Anonymous Access269
Restrict NULL Session Access272
Restrict Remote Registry Access273
Adding a Legal Logon Notice274
Case Study: Spanning the Gap; When Migration Plans Change277
Part IVConfiguring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Access to Resources
6Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting File, Folder, and Printer Access287
Giving and Controlling Data and Printer Access289
Configuring and Controlling Shared Access289
Configuring and Controlling Local Access297
Configuring and Controlling Printer Access306
Managing Printers and Print Devices309
Windows NT Printing Architecture310
Printers Folder315
Adding a Printer on Your Own Machine316
Adding a Network Print Server317
Configuring Printers318
Sharing Printers327
Setting Up a Printer Pool328
Printing from MS-DOS Applications329
Case Study: Larson, Watterson, and Adams (an Accounting Firm)330
7Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Dfs and IIS343
Giving and Controlling Data Access using the Distributed File System346
Installing Dfs347
Maintaining Dfs349
Installing and Maintaining Internet Information Server351
Installing Internet Information Server351
The Default Web Site and the Property Sheets353
Configuring Virtual Folders Using IIS358
Configuring Multiple Web Sites Using IIS360
The Default FTP Site and Property Sheets362
Creating Virtual FTP Folders and Additional FTP Sites364
Securing Web Sites Using IIS365
Performance Tuning IIS383
Configuring Windows NT Load Balancing Service (WLBS)386
Managing Internet Access to File and Printer Resources397
Configuring and Controlling File Access via Web Services397
Case Study: Ground Up Turf Farms404
Part VConfiguring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Network Services
8Configuring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Network Connectivity and Name Resolution421
Configuring Network Connectivity423
Network Connectivity and Bindings424
Installing and Maintaining the NWLink Protocol425
Installing and Maintaining the NetBEUI Protocol430
TCP/IP and Name resolution432
Installing TCP/IP445
Configuring TCP/IP446
Troubleshooting TCP/IP452
Configuring Name Resolution Servers and Services457
Installing and Configuring DHCP458
Installing and Configuring DNS464
Installing and Configuring WINS474
Integrating WINS and DNS Resolution475
The Windows NT Browser Service477
Case Study: Emma's Wolf Repopulation Project480
9Configuring, Managing, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing Remote Access and Network Performance495
Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access Service (RAS)498
Overview of RAS498
Other Communications Technologies508
Dial-In Permissions509
PPP Problems510
Troubleshooting the Client511
Troubleshooting the Server516
Monitoring the RAS Connection519
Common RAS Problems523
RAS Troubleshooting523
Configuring and Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS)524
Installing RRAS524
Administering VPN Access526
Using IAS for RADIUS Authentication528
Backing Up and Restoring the RRAS Configuration530
Network Performance Optimization531
Traffic Analysis532
Installing Network Monitor539
Using Network Monitor541
Optimizing and Troubleshooting Network Performance547
Case Study: Monitoring Network Bandwidth576
Part VIFinal Review
Fast Facts589
Study and Exam Preparation Tips617
Practice Exam631
Part VIIAppendices
BOverview of Certification Process669
CWhat's on the CD-ROM675
DUsing the ExamGear, Training Guide Edition Software677

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