Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Insider Solutions

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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Insider Solutions

Author: Rand H. Morimoto MCSE, Andrew Abbate MCSE, Eric Kovach MCSE, Ed Roberts MVP,
«Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Insider Solutions»
Sams Publishing | ISBN 0672326094 | November 2003 | CHM | 512 Pages | 6,5 Mb
This book picks up where other books leave off by highlighting tips, tricks, shortcuts, and best practices for Windows Server 2003

Book Description
This book assumes the reader has a good working knowledge of Windows 2003 or Windows 2000 and now wants to know the inside tricks to Windows 2003. It covers 802.11x wireless security, smartcard implementation, group policy management, remote administration, and advanced Active Directory design. Also included are tips and best practices for migrating from Windows NT4 and Windows 2000. This book highlights key methods of integrating Windows 2003 with NetWare and UNIX, thin client Terminal Services, performance tuning and optimization, server scalability and server consolidation, user file management, and much more!

About the Authors
Rand H. Morimoto, MCSE, has been in the computer industry for more than 25 years and has authored, co-authored, or been a contributing writer for more than a dozen books on Windows 2003, Security, Exchange 2000, BizTalk Server, and remote and mobile computing. Rand is the president of Convergent Computing, an IT consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area that has been one of the key early adopter program partners with Microsoft implementing beta versions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Sharepoint 2003, and Windows Server 2003 in production environments more than two years before the product releases. Besides speaking at more than 50 conferences and conventions around the world in the past year on tips, tricks, and best practices on planning, migrating, and implementing Exchange 2003, Rand is also a special advisor to the White House on cyber-security and cyber-terrorism.

Andrew Abbate, MCSE, has been in the computer industry for more than 10 years and is a specialist in AD and Exchange migration planning and implementations, firewall and security planning and implementation, Layer 2 and 3 switching, and wide area connectivity. Andrew possesses an MCSE/MCSA as well as holding certifications from numerous firewall, hardware, and software vendors. Andrew's experiences with companies ranging from 20 to 20,000 employees have afforded him a unique perspective on IT best practices.

Eric Kovach, MCSE, has been in the IT services industry for nine years and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) for both Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000. Eric received his bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from San Jose State University. Eric is a contributing writer for the Sams Publishing book Windows Server 2003 Unleashed along with a co-author of the Microsoft published 64-bit Windows Evaluation Guide. Eric has helped many medium and large corporations with the design, migration, and maintenance of their networks.

Ed Roberts, Microsoft MVP (Windows Server), has been involved in the computer industry for more than 19 years. Ed is the president of Roberts Technologies, an IT consulting firm based in central California. Mr. Roberts is also the president and founder of the Orange County NT User Group, which is a nonprofit corporation for community benefit based in Orange County, California. Having been involved with Windows NT since its 3.1 beta program, Ed has worked with Fortune 1000 corporations as a regional systems manager, senior systems engineer, and as a Microsoft consulting practice manager. Ed has been a presenter and advisory board member for several conferences including SoftBank Expo's "Windows Solutions" and "Windows NT Intranet Solutions" and the IDG World Expo's "Windows 2000 Conference and Expo," which coincided with the Windows 2000 Server launch. He has also been designated as a Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" on the Windows Server platform.