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Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit: Designing a Managed Environment

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  • Category: Tool
  • Language: English

This book provides the foundation you need to understand and deploy Group Policy within Windows Server 2003. It will help you to manage a diverse set of organizational and computing needs and to centrally manage domain-wide and forest-wide security, servers, computers, and users.

  • This book provides the foundation you need to understand and deploy Group Policy within Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003. The guidance in this book will help you reduce the cost of managing a diverse set of organizational and computing needs, and to centrally manage domain-wide and forest-wide security, servers, computers, and users.

    This page contains the following files for download:
    • Book Cover (front)
    • Introduction
    • Ch 1: Planning a Managed Environment
    • Ch 2: Designing a Group Policy Infrastructure
    • Ch 3: Staging Group Policy Deployments
    • Ch 4: Deploying Security Policy
    • Ch 5: Deploying Microsoft Software Update Services
    • Ch 6: Migrating User State
    • Ch 7: Implementing User State Management
    • Ch 8: Deploying a Managed Software Environment
    • Ch 9: Deploying a Simple Managed Environment
    • Glossary
    • Index
    • Entire book as a .zip file
    • Job aids and worksheets to use with the book

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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003

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