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If you are working on Internet, then your system can be stuck in many threats. These threats can be like impersonation of legitimate user, man-in-the-middle attack, intruder interception and many more.
Implement the Principle of Least Privilege: The Microsoft Principle of Least Privilege, simply stated, suggests that we should logon using an account that only has the privileges necessary to perform general user-related tasks, such as retrieval and saving of files, printing, etc. When a user wishes to perform administrative tasks, then the user can choose the appropriate tool from Administrative Tools
Configure Software Updates on Earlier Operating Systems For earlier Windows operating systems, Group Policy will not be effective. For Windows NT, Microsoft recommends using the System Policy editor. For all down level, clients use registry edits. Use these edits with caution because they can cause serious problems on a machine. The registry settings are stored in HKLM\Software\Policies\ Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU.
1. Which of the following does the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol use with Internet Protocol security (L2TP/IPSec) in 2003? A. User-level PAP authentication methods over a connection that is encrypted with IPSec
Manage DNS If dynamic updates are used, once the DNS is configured and tested, management is fairly straightforward. There are settings for Time-To-Live (TTL) for zones and records, and aging and scavenging settings for the zone and the server. Let's define these, and look at each one at the record, zone and server levels as they apply
Manage DNS Record Settings The default TTL value for the zone can be overridden for the record, if you have a specific record that requires a different TTL value. You have to turn on the advanced view to see the additional fields on the record properties. Follow these steps. The additional fields are shown in figure 5.9. Note the additional fields for both the TTL, and the scavenging settings and time stamp supplied by DNS
1. Which of the following is the correct way to install a DNS server in 2003 Server? A. Open the Windows Components Wizard. In Components, select the Networking Services check box, and then click Details. In Subcomponents of Networking Services, select the Domain Name System (DNS) check box, click OK, and then click Next. B. Open the Windows Components Wizard. In Components, select the Multimedia Services check box,
Managing Network Security: To apply proper security strategies within a Windows Server 2003 network, both the Local Computer and Network need attention. At the local computer, security revolves around tasks: that is, what tasks can a locally logged-on user perform? Typically, we think in terms of adding drivers, changing settings and installing programs as candidates for scrutiny at the local leve
The Event Log service provides the capabilities for applications and services to log their respective events. Under any configuration of Server 2003, Event Viewer will always record events in three different log
Manage a server by using available support tools There are a few other ways of managing your servers remotely. Let's look at them briefly. Manage several servers by performing similar tasks This can be achieved by using the appropriate saved MMC consoles