Starting where documentation, training courses, and other booksleave off, McBee offers targeted instruction, practical advice, andinsider tips. He covers security, connectivity, anti-spamprotection, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting using aninformational and common sense approach that will save you time,improve efficiency, and optimize your day-to-day operations.
You'll find:What you need to know about Exchange Server 2003 data storageand security.Real-world scenarios that focus on practical applications.Advice for managing interactions with Active Directory.Updates on mobile e-mail, including seamless Direct Pushtechnologies, and enhancements to device security.The latest protections against spam, including updated ExchangeIntelligent Message Filter and new support for Sender ID e-mailauthentication.Deployment guidelines for Outlook Web Access.Information on what it takes to support POP3 and IMAP4 clientsin the field.
Part of the In the Field Results series. This seriesprovides seasoned systems administrators with advanced tools,knowledge, and real-world skills to use on the job. Going beyondwhat the standard documentation or classroom training provides,these practical guides address the real situations IT professionalsface every day, offering streamlined solutions to improveproductivity.
In this third edition of a widely acclaimed resource, threenetworking experts share their extensive experience, teaching youthe cabling skills you need to build a reliable, efficient, andcost-effective network cabling infrastructure. As you master thesetechniques, you'll learn to avoid common pitfalls and troubleshootproblems as quickly as they arise. Coverage includes:Choosing the right cables and components for your networkarchitecture and topologyAvoiding unnecessary and unexpected costsUnderstanding the current limitations of data communicationsand network cablingUnderstanding how laws and building codes constraincablingUnderstanding the function and importance of universal cablingstandardsDetermining when you have a cabling-related networkproblemAssembling a complete cabling toolkitIntegrating voice and data on the same cable systemSetting up an infrastructure in which desktops, printers,copiers, and other nodes share cablingUnderstanding issues of bandwidth, impedance, resistance,attenuation, crosstalk, capacitance, propagation, delay, and delayskewWorking effectively with USB and FirewireKnowing when to discard legacy cabling and begin anewDocumenting your cablingCreating an RFP and selecting a vendor