ISBN 9788126508754,Professional Mom 2005, Sms 2003, And Wsus

Professional Mom 2005, Sms 2003, And Wsus



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788126508754

ISBN-10 8126508752


Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)


The book teaches expert and best practice based security and patch management of Microsoft environments, using any of the three covered Microsoft offerings (Microsoft Operations Manager, Systems Management Server, and Windows Update Service). After detailing installation and configuration of each of the products, it goes beyond these basics to show the methods administrators should implement to keep their systems patched, secure, and up-to-date. Topics covered include: Planning and deploying WUS Planning and deploying MOM Planning and deploying SMS MOM Reporting Enterprise level patching, securing and maintenance with SMS and WUS Patching in mid-sized and smaller sites Common patching scenarios Patch enforcement and reporting Security analysis Table of contents : Introduction The Basics of Operations Management MOM, SMS, and WSUS: How They Fit Together Installing Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Installation of SMS Installing and Configuring Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services MOM Configuration and Administration MOM and SMS Agents Management Packs and Components Management Pack Drilldown for Windows Server More on Management Packs Third-Party Management Packs and Product Connectors Using SMS and MOM to Manage Security and Patching Monitoring Securing Your MOM, SMS, WSUS, and WU Installation Reporting System Center and the Dynamic Systems Initiative Appendix A: MOM Management Packs and Utilities Index Market Description : IT professionals responsible for implementation and/or administration of Microsoft server products in any business where more than a handful of Microsoft servers are deployed About Author : Randy Holloway is an Application Platforms Solutions Specialist with Microsoft working with customers to implement the Microsoft platform. He is widely published in .NET Magazine, SQL Server Magazine, and Visual Studio Magazine. Prior to joining Microsoft he founded Winformation Systems specializing in consulting on development technologies, including .NET, relational databases, and enterprise application integration. Dana Daugherty is a Systems Analyst with Saudi Aramco, the largest oil producing company in the world. He is a member of the Windows System Management group and is responsible for providing solutions to other IT groups for managing Windows OSs. His latest project includes planning and implementation of SMS 2003 for 50,000 workstations and servers. Dana presented at the 2002 and 2004 Microsoft Management Summits.