The Windows 2000 directory service implementation provides a way to locate and identify the users and resources available on a network. The exam on the subject (#70-217) is a core requirement for passing the MCSE and this study guide provides exam essentials for candidates. Included are real world scenarios to take the readers beyond the basics, plus review questions and contents which map to official Microsoft exam objectives. The two accompanying CDs contain the following exam preparation material: pre-assessment exams which help readers to identify their weak spots; program simulators which give students hands-on experience; electronic flashcards to help reinforce key information; bonus review questions which assess knowledge retention; a searchable e-book which allows readers to study anytime, anywhere; and preview versions of Sybex e-trainers which show readers how to enhance their studies.
Table of Contents
Contents at a Glance Introduction. Assessment Test. Chapter1 Overview of the Active Directory. Chapter2 Integrating DNS with the Active Directory. Chapter3 Installing and Configuring the Active Directory. Chapter4 Creating and Managing Organizational Units. Chapter5 Installing and Managing Trees and Forests. Chapter6 Configuring Sites and Managing Replication. Chapter7 Administering the Active Directory. Chapter8 Active Directory Security. Chapter9 Active Directory Optimization and Reliability. Chapter10 Managing Group Policy. Chapter11 Software Deployment through Group Policy. Chapter12 Installing and Configuring RIS. AppendixA Planning the Active Directory. Glossary. Index.
Anil Desai, MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA, is a consultant working in Austin, Texas. He is also a regular contributor to Microsoft Certified Professional magazine. James Chellis, MCT, MCSE, is CEO of Cereba, a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider specializing in training and courseware development.