Active Directory

Author: Brian Desmond
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449369863
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Organize your network resources by learning how to design, manage, and maintain Active Directory. Updated to cover Windows Server 2012, the fifth edition of this bestselling book gives you a thorough grounding in Microsoft’s network directory service by explaining concepts in an easy-to-understand, narrative style. You’ll negotiate a maze of technologies for deploying a scalable and reliable AD infrastructure, with new chapters on management tools, searching the AD database, authentication and security protocols, and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). This book provides real-world scenarios that let you apply what you’ve learned—ideal whether you’re a network administrator for a small business or a multinational enterprise. Upgrade Active Directory to Windows Server 2012 Learn the fundamentals, including how AD stores objects Use the AD Administrative Center and other management tools Learn to administer AD with Windows PowerShell Search and gather AD data, using the LDAP query syntax Understand how Group Policy functions Design a new Active Directory forest Examine the Kerberos security protocol Get a detailed look at the AD replication process

Active Directory For Dummies

Author: Steve Clines
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470505273
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whether you’re new to Active Directory (AD) or a savvy system administrator looking to brush up on your skills, Active Directory for Dummies, 2nd Edition will steer you in the right direction! Since its original release, Microsoft’s implementation of the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) for the Windows Server line of networking software has become one of the most popular directory service products in the world. If you are involved with the design and support of Microsoft directory services and/or solutions, you really need this book! You’ll understand the basics of AD and utilize its structures to simplify your life and secure your digital environment. You’ll discover how to exert fine-grained control over groups, assets, security, permissions, and policies on a Windows network and efficiently configure, manage, and update the network. You’ll find new and updated material on security improvements, significant user interface changes, and updates to the AD scripting engine, password policies, accidental object deletion protection, and more. You will learn how to: Navigate the functions and structures of AD Understand business and technical requirements and determine goals Become familiar with physical components like site links, network services, and site topology Manage and monitor new features, AD replication, and schema management Maintain AD databases Avoid common AD mistakes that can undermine network security Complete with lists of the ten most important points about AD, and ten cool Web resources, and ten troubleshooting tips, Active Directory For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Active Directory. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Active Directory Cookbook

Author: Robbie Allen
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 059610202X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides step-by-step solutions for problems associated with Active Directory.

How to Cheat at Designing a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure

Author: Melissa M. Meyer
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080500928
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Windows 2003 Server is unquestionably the dominant enterprise level operating system in the industry, with 95% of all companies running it. And for the last tow years, over 50% of all product upgrades have been security related. Securing Windows Server, according to bill gates, is the company's #1 priority. The book will start off by teaching readers to create the conceptual design of their Active Directory infrastructure by gathering and analyzing business and technical requirements. Next, readers will create the logical design for an Active Directory infrastructure. Here the book starts to drill deeper and focus on aspects such as group policy design. Finally, readers will learn to create the physical design for an active directory and network Infrastructure including DNS server placement; DC and GC placements and Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) role placement. The next book in our best selling and critically acclaimed How to Cheat series. This is the perfect book for users who have already purchased How to Cheat at Managing Windows 2003 Small Business Server. * Active Directory is the market leader in the directory services space, and 57% of all Microsoft corporate customers have deployed AD * Follows Syngress's proven "How To Cheat" methodology * Companion Web site offers dozens of templates, "Cheat Sheets", and checklists for readers

MCITP Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Messaging Design and Deployment Study Guide

Author: Rawlinson Rivera
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470289792
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Streamline your exam preparation with this two-in-one guide that covers both of the new MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator exams: Designing Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 (exam 70-237) and Deploying Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 (exam 70-238). If you're planning an upgrade to Exchange Server 2007 or are currently designing and deploying messaging solutions with it, this book is the practical tool you need to prepare for certification and build job skills.

MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Exam 70 640

Author: Greg Tomsho
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1423902351
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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MCTS Guide to MicrosoftWindows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration prepares students to develop the skills needed to manage a Windows Server 2008 system and to prepare to pass the MCTS 70-640 certification exam. While the focus of topics is on the configuration of Active Directory and related services, coverage of Windows foundational topics such as the file system and networking are also included. Extensive coverage begins with an introduction to Windows Server 2008 and goes on to active directory design, account management, group policy management and configuration, certificate services, AD LDS, AD RMS, AD FS, server core, Windows Hyper-V virtualization, and server management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Resource Kit

Author: Stan Reimer
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0735646392
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Get the definitive, in-depth resource for designing, deploying, and maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory in an enterprise environment. Written by experts on directory services and the Active Directory team at Microsoft, this technical resource is packed with concrete, real-world design and implementation guidance. You’ll get in-depth guidance on installation, Active Directory components, replication, security, administration, and more. You also get answers to common questions from network architects, engineers, and administrators about Windows Server 2008 Active Directory—plus scripts, utilities, job aids, and a fully searchable eBook on CD. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Active Directory 2008 Unleashed

Author: Sakari Kouti
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780672330193
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Building on their acclaimed" Inside Active Directory: A System Administrator's Guide," the authors offer practical, up-to-date best practices for every facet of planning, deploying, and running Active Directory. Novices can gain a solid understanding of Active Directory principles and techniques while experienced Windows professionals will master advanced techniques.

Active Directory Cookbook

Author: Brian Svidergol
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449361374
Format: PDF, ePub
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Take the guesswork out of deploying, administering, and automating Active Directory. With hundreds of proven recipes, the updated edition of this popular cookbook provides quick, step-by-step solutions to common (and not so common) problems you might encounter when working with Microsoft’s network directory service. This fourth edition includes troubleshooting recipes for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Exchange 2013, based on valuable input from Windows administrators. You’ll also find quick solutions for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), multi-master replication, DNS, Group Policy, and many other features. Manage new AD features, such as the Recycle Bin, Group Managed Service Accounts, and fine-grained password policies Work with AD from the command line and use Windows PowerShell to automate tasks Remove and create forests, domains, and trusts Create groups, modify group scope and type, and manage membership Delegate control, view and modify permissions, and handle Kerberos tickets Import and export data with LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) Synchronize multiple directories and enforce data integrity within a single or multiple stores Back up AD, and perform authoritative and non-authoritative restores

Mastering Windows Server 2016

Author: Jordan Krause
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785881450
Format: PDF, Docs
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A comprehensive and practical guide to Windows Server 2016 About This Book In-depth coverage of new features of Windows Server 2016 Gain the necessary skills and knowledge to design and implement Microsoft Server 2016 in enterprise environment Know how you can support your medium to large enterprise and leverage your experience in administering Microsoft Server 2016, A practical guide to administering Windows server 2016 Who This Book Is For The book is targeted at System Administrators and IT professionals who would like to design and deploy Windows Server 2016 (physical and logical) Enterprise infrastructure. Previous experience of Windows Server operating systems and familiarity with networking concepts is assumed. System administrators who are upgrading or migrating to Windows Server 2016 would also find this book useful. What You Will Learn Familiarize yourself with Windows Server 2016 ideology, the core of most datacenters running today New functions and benefits provided only by the new Windows Server 2016 Get comfortable working with Nanoserver Secure your network with new technologies in Server 2016 Harden your Windows Servers to help keep those bad guys out! Using new built-in integration for Docker with this latest release of Windows Server 2016 Virtualize your datacenter with Hyper-V In Detail Windows Server 2016 is the server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10. With Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has gotten us thinking outside of the box for what it means to be a system administration, and comes with some interesting new capabilities. These are exciting times to be or to become a server administrator! This book covers all aspects of administration level tasks and activities required to gain expertise in Microsoft Windows Server 2016. You will begin by getting familiar and comfortable navigating around in the interface. Next, you will learn to install and manage Windows Server 2016 and discover some tips for adapting to the new server management ideology that is all about centralized monitoring and configuration. You will deep dive into core Microsoft infrastructure technologies that the majority of companies are going to run on Server 2016. Core technologies such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Certificate Services, File Services, and more. We will talk about networking in this new operating system, giving you a networking toolset that is useful for everyday troubleshooting and maintenance. Also discussed is the idea of Software Defined Networking. You will later walk through different aspects of certificate administration in Windows Server 2016. Three important and crucial areas to cover in the Remote Access role -- DirectAccess, VPN, and the Web Application Proxy -- are also covered. You will then move into security functions and benefits that are available in Windows Server 2016. Also covered is the brand new and all-important Nano Server! We will incorporate PowerShell as a central platform for performing many of the functions that are discussed in this book, including a chapter dedicated to the new PowerShell 5.0. Additionally, you will learn about the new built-in integration for Docker with this latest release of Windows Server 2016. The book ends with a discussion and information on virtualizing your datacenter with Hyper-V. By the end of this book, you will have all the ammunition required to start planning for and implementing Windows Server 2016. Style and approach This book offers a practical and wide coverage of all features of brand new Microsoft Server 2016 along with tips on daily administration tasks.