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CORE EXAM BOOKS

 

1.

Title :MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-290): Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Author :Dan Holme  

Publisher : Microsoft Press; 2nd edition (May 3, 2006)

Product Description

This kit packs the tools and features that exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and a robust testing suite. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for skills and expertise that you can apply to the job.Focusing on account and resource management in a Windows Server 2003 environment, this official study guide covers topics such as managing physical and logical devices; users, computers, and groups; access and permissions; the server environment; and disaster recovery services.
  • Hardcover: 880 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 2nd edition (May 3, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735622892
2.

Title : MCSA/MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-291): Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (Pro Certification)

Author : Ian McLean

Publisher : Microsoft Press; 2nd ed. edition (May 3, 2006)

Product Description

Announcing an all-new MCSA/MCSE Training Kit designed to help maximize your performance on Exam 70-291, a core exam for the new Windows Server 2003 certification.Focusing on network infrastructure management for Windows Server 2003, this official study guide covers topics such as implementing, managing, and maintaining IP addressing, name resolution, network security measures, routing and remote access, and monitoring and troubleshooting network infrastructure.

  • Hardcover: 1120 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 2nd ed. edition (May 3, 2006)
  • ISBN-10:0735622884
3.

Title : MCSE Core Required Exams in a Nutshell: The required 70: 290, 291, 293 and 294 Exams (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

Author : William R. Stanek

Publisher : O'Reilly Media; 3 edition (May 19, 2006)

Product Description

Written by the premier author in Windows administration, William Stanek, and addressing the needs of Windows 2003 administrators preparing for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) exams, MCSE Core Required Exams in a Nutshell is invaluable. With the recent revisions of the MCSE exams including simulations, success is even more difficult. Not only does this book provide the resources administrators need to succeed on the exams, but to succeed in the real world as well. They can think of this book as the notes they would have highlighted and then recorded for every essential nugget of information related to the skills measured in Exams 70-290, 70-291, 70-293, and 70-294 (and by association Exams 70-292 and 70-296

  • Paperback: 744 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 3 edition (May 19, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0596102283
4.

Title : MCSA/MCSE 70-291 Exam Cram: Implementing, Managing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Infrastructure (2nd Edition)

Author : Diana Huggins

Publisher : Que; 2 edition (June 18, 2006)

Product Description

MCSA/MCSE 70-291 Exam Cram, Second Edition is the #1 quick-study guide to passing the MCSA/MCSE 70-291 exam. This book covers all exam objectives, including how to maintain a DHCP server, manage name resolution with DNS, secure networks using IPSec, troubleshoot network and Internet connectivity, and monitor network traffic. This new edition also includes two full practice exams and has been updated against Microsoft's official courseware (MOC) that corresponds to this exam. 

 

This book will provide a refresher on important concepts and help you build on a solid foundation of knowledge on exam topics and objectives. The book also features test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, and a special Cram Sheet that includes tips, acronyms, and memory joggers not available anywhere else.

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Que; 2 edition (June 18, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789736187
5.

Title : MCSA/MCSE 70-294 Exam Cram: Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure (2nd Edition)

Author : Will Willis

Publisher : Que; 2 edition (September 28, 2006)

MCSA/MCSE 70-294 Exam Cram, Second Edition is the #1-selling quick-study guide to help you pass the 70-294 exam from Microsoft, which is one of the four core exams in the MCSE 2003 and MCSA 2003 certification programs. This new edition covers all exam objectives, including how to implement and manage an active directory service forest and domain structure, plan effective user and group administration policies, configure user environments, and troubleshoot active directory. It also incorporates two full practice exams, and has been updated against Microsoft's official courseware (MOC) that corresponds to this exam, as well as changes made to Windows Server 2003 R2. Test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, a special Cram Sheet, tips, acronyms, and memory joggers not available anywhere else comes with this, and all, Exam Cram books.
  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Que; 2 edition (September 28, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789736209
6.

Title : MCSE Self-Paced Training Kit (Exams 70-290, 70-291, 70-293, 70-294): Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Core Requirements

Author :  J. C. Mackin

Publisher :Microsoft Press; 2nd ed. edition (May 17, 2006)

Product Description

Get in-depth training and practice with the skills measured by the core exams for MCSE certification for Windows Server 2003—all in one box! Covering Exams 70-290, 70-291, 70-293, and 70-294, these four, all-new Microsoft study guides pack the tools and features that exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective reviews; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and a robust testing suite. They also provide real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for skills and experience that you can apply to the job

  • Paperback: 4192 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 2nd ed. edition (May 17, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735622906
 

EXAMS ON CLIENT - BOOKS

 

1.

Title : MCSA/MCSE Windows XP Professional Study Guide (70-270), 3rd Ed.

Author : Lisa Donald

Publisher : Sybex; 3 edition (February 7, 2005)

Product Description

Sybex, winner of "Best Study Guides" in CertCities.com 2003 and 2002 Readers' Choice Awards, offers MCSA and MCSE candidates an updated edition of the top selling Study Guide to help prepare for exam #70-270. You'll find all new coverage of the features in the XP Service Pack 2 (aka "XP Reloaded"), which boasts increased security and enhanced wireless networking capabilities. With enhancements to the Real-World Scenarios, review questions, and bonus exams, this guide gives you the training and confidence you need to succeed. The accompanying CD includes an advanced testing engine with hundreds of sample exam questions, electronic flashcards for PC, Pocket PCs, and Palm handhelds, along with the entire book in PDF.

  • Paperback: 784 pages
  • Publisher: Sybex; 3 edition (February 7, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0782144128
2.

Title : MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-680): Configuring Windows 7

Author : Orin Thomas

Publisher : Microsoft Press; 1 edition (October 21, 2009)

Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-680, the required exam for the new Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Windows 7, Configuration certification.This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most—including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs to give you the skills and expertise you can use on the job.Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. This official study guide covers installing, upgrading, and migrating to Windows 7; configuring network connectivity, applications, and devices; implementing backup and recovery; configuring User Account Control (UAC), mobility options, and new features such as DirectAccess and BranchCache; and managing system updates.You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including pointers back to the book for further study. 
  • Hardcover: 912 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1 edition (October 21, 2009)
  • ISBN-10:0735627088
3.

Title : MCTS: Microsoft Windows Vista Client Configuration Study Guide: Exam 70-620

Author : Michael Aldridge

Publisher : Sybex (April 2, 2007)

Product Description

Offering a full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident that you're getting the instruction you need to take Microsoft's new MCTS exam (70-620), this book is packed with practical guidance and hands-on exercises to reinforce critical skills. Exclusive WinSim Vista Simulator allows you to perform a number of the exercises in a simulated environment, real-world scenarios put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles, and challenging review questions in each chapter prepare you for exam day.

  • Paperback: 720 pages
  • Publisher: Sybex (April 2, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470108819
 

OTHER BOOKS

 

1.

Title : Windows Command-Line Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition

Author : William R. Stanek

Publisher : Microsoft Press; 2nd ed. edition (June 14, 2008)

Now updated for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, this practical, pocket-sized reference delivers ready answers for using Windows command-line tools to manage multiple clients and servers. It s packed with hundreds of examples that show you how to run, use, schedule, and script Windows commands, support tools, and Resource Kit tools without touching the GUI. Written by a well-known author of more than two dozen computer books and featuring easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by step instructions this POCKET CONSULTANT delivers fast, accurate information on the spot.
  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 2nd ed. edition (June 14, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735622620
2.

Title : Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant (Pro - Administrator's Pocket Consultant)

Author : William R. Stanek

Publisher : Microsoft Press; 1 edition (January 2, 2008)

Here s the practical, pocket-sized reference for IT professionals who administer and support Windows Server 2008. Designed for quick referencing, this portable guide covers all the essentials for performing everyday system administration tasks. This guide puts expert installation, migration, administration, and troubleshooting advice right at your fingertips. You ll discover how to manage workstations and servers, use Microsoft Active Directory® directory service, create and administer user and group accounts, manage files and directories, back up and recover data, and use TCP/IP, WINS, and DNS for network administration. Featuring quick-reference tables, concise lists, and step-by-step instructions, this handy, one-stop guide provides fast, accurate answers on the spot whether you re at your desk or in the field.
  • Paperback: 572 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1 edition (January 2, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735624372
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