Higher Education

70-294: MCSE Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory, Enhanced, 3rd Edition

  • Mike Aubert
  • Brian T. McCann Vanderbilt University
  • ISBN-10: 1423902920  |  ISBN-13: 9781423902928
  • 736 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2004
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $134.25
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This full-color hands-on guide book has been enhanced to make learning even easier by offering more detailed lab setup instructions, expanded chapter summaries, and new practice exams that will reinforce the skills learned.

Features and Benefits

  • Maps completely to the objectives for MCSE Exam #70-294.
  • Updated to include detailed lab setup instructions, expanded chapter summaries, and two new fifty-question Practice Exams. Also includes CoursePrep ExamGuide workbook on CD-ROM, containing key information and review questions for every exam objective.
  • Reinforces skills as they are learned with extensive Review Questions, hands-on Activities, and Case Projects in each chapter.
  • Includes a free CoursePrep test preparation software on CD-ROM to help students practice for exam day.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Active Directory
2. Name Resolution and DNS
3. Active Directory Design Philosophy
4. Active Directory Architecture
5. Active Directory Logical Design
6. Active Directory Physical Design
7. Active Directory Replication
8. Active Directory Operations Masters
9. Active Directory Authentication and Security
10. Managing Users, Groups, Computers, and Resources
11. Group Policy for Corporate Policy
12. Deploying and Managing Software with Group Policy
13. Monitoring and Optimizing Active Directory
14. Disaster Recovery
A: Expanded Exam Objectives Grid with Chapter and Section Coverage
B: Lab Setup Instructions
C: Expanded Chapter Summaries
New Tear-Out Practice Exam

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Brian T. McCann

Dr. Brian T. McCann has taught courses in managerial economics, strategic management, and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate, MBA and executive education levels. He holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University where he earned the Founder's Medal as the top graduate of the class. Dr. McCann received his doctoral training in strategic management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management where he was awarded the Ross Fellowship, the Krannert Certificate for Distinguished Teaching, and the Purdue Research Foundation Research Grant. His more than 10 years of industry experience include operating a residential land development company, serving as the CFO for an Internet start-up, and implementing new strategic initiatives for a non-profit economic development group. In addition to co-authoring this MBA-level textbook in managerial economics, Dr. McCann's work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals, such as STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT, and JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES. His current research interests span strategic management and entrepreneurship and include the performance implications of firm agglomeration, the effects of ownership structure on competitive behaviors, and the role of threshold-based decision making in the entrepreneurial process.