Zero in on core command-line tools and techniques for administration for Windows and Windows Server while learning time-saving ways to extend your operational efficiency and reach over multiple domains and networks. With its comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, and documented examples, this book delivers the fast, accurate information you need to get the job done whether you’re at your desk or in the field! Designed for anyone who wants to use Windows Command Line for managing Windows and Windows Server, this book will help you use event-logging tools to monitor and fine-tune system performance, gain control over disks beyond what you can do from the GUI, maintain network printers and print services, maintain Active Directory users and groups, and much more. One of the goals is to keep the content so concise that the book remains compact and easy to navigate while at the same time ensuring that the book is packed with as much information as possible--making it a valuable resource.
The perfect companion to any book on Windows Server 2008 or Windows 7, and the quickest way to access critical information Focusing just on the essentials of command-line interface (CLI), Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference easily shows how to quickly perform day-to-day tasks of Windows administration without ever touching the graphical user interface (GUI). Specifically designed for busy administrators, Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference replaces many tedious GUI steps with just one command at the command-line, while concise, easy to access answers provide solutions on the spot. Provides practical examples, step-by-step instructions, and contextual information Quick-reference style delivers the commands needed for managing data and the network; working with Active Directory; performing diagnostics and maintenance; and, creating batch files and scripts Covers administration for Windows Server 2008 Server Core, Windows Server 2008 (including R2), and Windows 7 Administrators can get more done in less time with CLI than they can with the standard GUI. Compact enough to keep on hand at all times, Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference provides administrators with a convenient, fast and simple way to use CLI.
Market_Desc: · Windows system administrators who want to automate and simplify management tasks· Windows power users who want the productivity features of the command-line utilities· Developers who want to leverage the utilities in lieu of creating programmatic solutions to specific problems Special Features: · The only complete source for learning to use the Windows command-line utilities· Solution-oriented instruction with a complete alphabetical index of the utilities· Coverage of third-party utilities that enhance the command prompt and increase productivity· Preview of the utilities in the new Windows Vista· The only book that provides ready-to-use scripts for readers to down load and plug into their Windows systems to increase productivity About The Book: This book is the first of a series devoted to intermediate and advanced instruction for network administrators. It covers all the utilities in Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000. Windows Administration at the Command Line includes value-added information on third-party utilities and scripting techniques, and a preview of Windows Vista utilities. It is organized by task and includes an index of all the utilities by name for easy reference.
Presents step-by-step instructions for a variety of time-saving techniques using the Windows command line, covering such topics as scripting, working with the Registry, configuring and maintaining disks, managing computer accounts, and administering network printers.
150,000 words... 2 Full-length Personal Training Guides in 1 Convenient Kit! Includes the full contents of: Windows Command Line: The Personal Trainer Windows Command Line for Administration: The Personal Trainer Chances are that if you work with Windows computers you’ve used Windows Command Line. You may even have run commands at the command prompt. However, you probably still have many questions about Windows Command Line and may also wonder what tools and resources are available. This training kit for Windows power users and IT professionals delivers ready answers for using Windows command-line tools to manage Windows, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Not only is this training kit packed with examples that show you how to run, use, schedule, and script Windows commands and support tools, it's written by a well-known author of computer books and features easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by step instructions. Designed for anyone who wants to learn Windows Command Line, this training will help you perform tasks more efficiently, troubleshoot performance issues and programs, manage computer settings, perform routine maintenance, and much more. With its comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, and documented examples, this training kit delivers the fast, accurate information you need!
How to Cheat at Windows Systems Administrators using Command Line Scripts teaches system administrators hundreds of powerful, time-saving tips for automating daily system administration tasks using Windows command line scripts. With every new version of Windows, Microsoft is trying to ease the administration jobs by adding more and more layers of graphical user interface (GUI) or configuration wizards (dialog boxes). While these ‘wizards’ are interactive and make the administrator’s job easier, they are not always the most convenient and efficient way to accomplish the everyday administration tasks. These wizards are time consuming and, at times, may seem a bit confusing. The purpose of the book is to teach administrators how to use command-line scripts to complete everyday administration jobs, solve recurring network problems and at the same time improve their efficiency. Provides system administrators with hundreds of tips, tricks, and scripts to complete administration tasks more quickly and efficiently. No direct competition for a core tool for Windows administrators. Builds on success of other books in the series including How to Cheat at Managing Windows Small Business Server 2003 and How to Cheat at Managing Microsoft Operations Manager 2005.
As the only complete reference for Windows command line utilities, this book take an in-depth look at the often-overlooked utilities accessible through the command line in Windows Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000. You’ll learn to locate files, check status, monitor systems, and save time by using scripts to automate time-consuming tasks. Plus, this is the only book on the market with the complete set of Windows command line utilities—including the latest for Vista—and offers solutions that will help increase your productivity.
Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for managing Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP from the command line. Zero in on core command-line tools and techniques—learning timesaving ways to extend your operational efficiency and reach over multiple domains and networks. With its quick-reference tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions, this book delivers the fast, accurate information you need to get the job done—whether you’re at your desk or in the field! Get fast facts to: Create and use command-line scripts Perform multiple, complex operations by grouping commands Run commands, scripts, and programs on a scheduled basis Use event-logging tools to monitor and fine-tune system performance Gain control over disks beyond what you can do from the GUI Administer Active Directory users and groups, computer accounts, and domains Maintain network printers and print services Configure, manage, and troubleshoot TCP/IP networking services Get tips for using command-line related Resource Kit tools
Practical help for building and administering Windows 2000 systems Windows 2000 Administration, by George Spalding, MCSE, is the only handbook you need to install, configure, and manage Windows 2000-based networks. This practical desktop reference guarantees you in-depth coverage of every area critical to a network administrator: security, optimization, backup, registry and zero administration windows. You get a Windows 2000 overview and hands-on guidance for Active Directory implementation...Windows 2000 server administration...administering legacy clients...backup procedures and recovery tools...planning your NT 4.0 domain model for migration to Windows 2000...and more. Troubleshooting tips show you how to diagnose and solve specific problems. Key information affecting performance is highlighted, and a Web link puts more information, including actual code, at your fingertips.
Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-802 and become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802: Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up to date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter solutions and answers are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book. Learn how to: Troubleshoot CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components Implement and troubleshoot hard drives Install, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Work with the Registry and understand the Windows boot process Work with Ethernet and TCP/IP Implement and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks Manage and maintain portable PCs Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices Troubleshoot printers Secure PCs and protect them from network threats Work with virtualization technologies Electronic content features: Practice exams for 802 with hundreds of questions An "Introduction to CompTIA A+" video by Mike Meyers Links to Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Each chapter includes: Learning objectives Photographs and illustrations Real-world examples Try This! and Cross Check exercises Key terms highlighted Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings Exam Tips End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects
Windows Admin Scripting Little Black Book, 2nd Edition, shows Windows XP and 2003 users and administrators how to perform Windows management and administrative tasks using powerful scripts for just about every important task imaginable. It covers techniques for working with files, input/output, text files, and performing various network administrative tasks through scripting. It explains the concept and necessity of logon scripts, the backbone structure of a good logon script, and how to implement these scripts in an everyday environment to automate repetitive tasks such as inventory, file modifications, installations, and system updates. It also provides an in-depth look into the registry and registry editing tools including locating the important registry keys and values, and modifying them. The book features example scripts on every new topic covered to reinforce what the reader has just learned. Key scripting topics include manipulating the Windows XP file system, using powerful third-party scripting tools, creating scripts for installing service packs and new applications, automating applications from the command line, and performing Windows XP and 2003 administrative tasks. Everything is included in this book, and users can easily modify or combine the scripts to perform myriad tasks. A bonus introduction chapter is provided showing users how to select the best scripting language and how to get the most out of scripting resources.
Saying that most network administrators will find the scenarios in the Zero Administration Kit usable in their unmodified state, Zacker shows how to adapt its techniques to an existing network environment. He explores areas of the Windows NT infrastructure often neglected by other books. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Master the Configuration and Administration of Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Oversee a robust, highly available environment for your mission-critical applications using the expert information in this Oracle Press guide. Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Administration Handbook explains the latest management techniques for the de facto application server for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g> and provides detailed examples and best practices. Find out how to use the Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console feature, employ command-line and scripting tools, implement failover and migration capabilities, and generate reliable backups. Troubleshooting, tuning, and security procedures are also covered in this comprehensive resource. Install Oracle WebLogic Server 11g or upgrade from a previous version Configure domains, servers, clusters, custom networks, and virtual hosts Work with the Administration Console and Monitoring Dashboard features of Oracle WebLogic Server Use the WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) feature of Oracle WebLogic Server to manage and monitor domains Use the Oracle WebLogic Server Work Managers feature to optimize scheduled work Deploy Web applications, Enterprise JavaBeans, and Java EE modules Improve scalability and reliability using Oracle WebLogic Server clusters Monitor servers, tune the Java Virtual Machine, maximize throughput, and optimize performance Authenticate, authorize, and map users within defined security realms
The ONLY Windows 2000 Resource You Need--Now With a New Emphasis on Security! The #1 choice of Windows administrators, Mastering Windows 2000 Server gives you all the conceptual and practical information you need to get the most out of Microsoft's flagship network operating system. This is the premier resource for configuring, administering, and tuning Windows 2000 Server as part of a corporate enterprise network. You can depend on it for clear, authoritative instruction in hundreds of techniques that will make your work easier and your job more secure. Coverage Includes: * Installing Windows 2000 * Configuring IP, DHCP, WINS, and DNS to achieve the right foundation for your network * Building and managing domains with Active Directory * Controlling hundreds, even thousands, of workstations with group policies * Prebuilding and delivering complete workstation images with Remote Installation Services * Deploying applications throughout the enterprise with Microsoft Installer * Understanding advanced DNS design and troubleshooting to keep your domains secure and running * Improving network resource accessibility with Dfs, Web folders, shared printers, and Web printing * Using Windows 2000 to share Internet Connections * Tuning and monitoring your network * Securing your network with new coverage of IPSec, certificates, security templates, simplified hotfix installations, auditing, and more * Offering Web content with Internet Information Services 5 Real Solutions to Real Challenges If improving the real-world performance of your network is the bottom line, this book delivers the goods. It shows you how to design and manage a multiple-platform network, build a Windows-based intranet, find the right data backup strategy, prevent and recover from disasters, and much more. There's no end to what you'll accomplish with practical, step-by-step instruction from the expert who has actually done it all on live networks!