This text details each and every objective for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) exam. It provides a number of pointers to help obtain the information needed to hone NT skill by quickly focusing on the right details. There are end-of-chapter questions and lab exercises. The full text of the book is contained on the attached CD. This is presented in a fully searchable HTML format for fast answers to questions. Microsoft Explorer 4.0 is also included on the CD to make getting fast answers even simpler.
Table of Contents
Value of Microsoft Certification Statement. Foreword to the MCSE Series. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Part I: Overview. Chapter 1: Overview of Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server. Part II: Installation and Configuration. Chapter 2: Installing Windows NT Workstation and Windows NT Server. Chapter 3: Configuring Disks. Chapter 4: Using Control Panel. Chapter 5: Server-Based Deployment. Chapter 6: Managing Printing. Chapter 7: Managing User and Group Accounts. Chapter 8: Managing Account Policy, User Rights, and Auditing. Chapter 9: Managing User Profiles and System Policy. Chapter 10: Managing Windows NT Directory Services. Chapter 11: Optimizing Windows NT Server Directory Services. Chapter 12: Sharing and Securing File Systems. Chapter 13: Accessing Resources on the Network. Chapter 14: Using Windows NT Server Tools. Chapter 15: Backing Up and Restoring Data. Part IV: Connectivity. Chapter 16: Networking Using TCP/IP. Chapter 17: Coexistence With NetWare. Chapter 18: Migrating to Windows NT from NetWare. Chapter 19: Installing and Configuring Remote Access Service (RAS). Chapter 20: Macintosh Connectivity. Part V: Running Applications. Chapter 21: Running Applications on Windows NT. Part VI: Monitoring and Optimization. Chapter 22: Using Performance Monitor. Chapter 23: Using Network Monitor. Chapter 24: Capacity Planning. Chapter 25: Performance Optimization. Part VII: Troubleshooting. Chapter 26: The Troubleshooting Process. Chapter 27: Advanced Troubleshooting Topics. Part VIII: Resources. Appendix A: Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Exam Objectives. Appendix B: Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Exam Objectives. Appendix C: Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 in the Enterprise Exam Objectives. Appendix D: Answers to Instant Assessment Questions, Review Activities, and Hands-on Labs. Appendix E: Mini-Lab Manual. Appendix F: Exam Preparation Tips. Appendix G: Windows NT Planning Forms. Appendix H: What's on the CD-ROM? Glossary. Index. License Agreement. CD-ROM Installation Instructions.
Alan R. Carter, MCSE and MCT, has been teaching Microsoft Official Curriculum and other networking courses across the country for over seven years. He also serves as a Microsoft consultant for the development of new courses and educational materials. Carter is an MCSE, MCT, CNP, Master CNE, and CNI.