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This article contains comments, corrections, and information about known errors relating to the Microsoft Press book Academic Learning Series Designing a Microsoft Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure, ISBN 0-7356-1268-4 .
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CD-ROM: Evaluation CD May Not Be BootableSome of the Windows 2000 Server Evaluation Edition CDs included with this book may not be bootable. In order to install Windows 2000 Server using the non-bootable Evaluation CD, you must create Windows 2000 Server Setup Boot Disks.
For instructions on how to create the Windows 2000 Server Setup Boot Disks, please refer to the ADVSRV3.TXTfile located on the Evaluation CD:
"To start Setup for a new installation by starting the computer from floppy disks
1. Locate both the Windows 2000 Setup floppy disks and the Windows 2000 CD-ROM.
2. With your computer turned off, insert the first Setup disk into drive A of your computer.
3. Turn on your computer.
4. Follow the Setup instructions.
You can create a set of floppy disks by using the Makeboot utility in the Bootdisk folder of the Windows 2000 Setup CD-ROM. You can create the Setup disks from a computer running any version of Windows or MS-DOS.
You will need four blank, formatted, 3.5-inch, 1.44-MB floppy disks. Label them Setup Disk One, Setup Disk Two, Setup Disk Three, and Setup Disk Four. To create Setup disks
1. Insert a blank, formatted, 3.5-inch, 1.44-MB disk into the floppy disk drive.
2. Insert the Windows 2000 CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
3. Click Start, and then click Run.
4. In the Open box, type d:\bootdisk\makeboot a: (where d: is the drive letter assigned to your CD-ROM drive), and then click OK.
5. Follow the screen prompts."
Page 26: Change ISO to OSIChange the first sentence on page 26 from:
"Your TCP/IP network protocol design focuses on the transport and network layers of the International Standards Organization (ISO) model."
"Your TCP/IP network protocol design focuses on the transport and network layers of the Open-systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model."
Page 30: Change "Internet Domain" to "Interdomain"On page 30, in the 5th bulleted item, change the text from:
"Determine the influence of Classless Internet Domain Routing (CIDR) on networking services designs"
"Determine the influence of Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR) on networking services designs"
Page 40: Incorrect Subnet ID In Figure 2.11On page40, in Figure 2.11, in "Subnet Mask", change the third octet from "255" to "240".
Page 46: Bits Should Be BytesOn page 46, in the first bulleted item,
"... rather than the first three bits of the IP address..."
"... rather than the first three bytes of the IP address..."
Page 46: 25-bit Should Be 24-bitOn page 46, in the first bulleted paragraph, change:
Page 177: Routers Should Be SegmentsOn page 177, in the third bullet,
"between Routers A, B, and C"
"between Segments A, B, and C"
Page 441: Incorrect Text in Diagram 9.6The right side of figure 9.6 on page 440 has the incorrect namespace in the domain parent's box. The box currently reads "contoso.msft."
This should be changed to read "contoso-i.msft." to reflect the text and caption comments for this diagram.
Page 572: Incorrect HeadingOn page 572, change the 2nd heading on the page from:
"Determining the Placement of Remote Access Servers"
"Determining the Number of Remote Access Servers"
Page 573: Incorrect Number Of Simultaneous Remote UsersOn page 573, in the second bulleted item, change:
"Up to 750 remote users..."
"Up to 700 remote users..."
Page 578: Missing Word "information"On page 578, in the last line of the 4th text block, change:
"the remote access clients can receive all IP configuration provided by DHCP."
"the remote access clients can receive all IP configuration information provided by DHCP."
Page 824: Missing Answer To Question 4On page 824, the answer to review question 4 on page 87 is missing. The missing answer is:
"To ensure that the representatives can access the data, you can:
Add additional routers to provide redundant route paths in the event of a router failure
Add additional connections between critical segments to provide redundant route paths if a network segment becomes unavailable
Distribute the network traffic between the additional routers and connections, to improve the response time of the Web-based applications."
Microsoft Press is committed to providing informative and accurate books. All comments and corrections listed above are ready for inclusion in future printings of this book. If you have a later printing of this book, it may already contain most or all of the above corrections.