Good Windows admin book
As a programmer I should be more interested in the in's and out's of system administration, but I'm not. Bores me to tears.
A good "cookbook" for administrative programming is "Managing Enterprise Systems With The Windows Script Host" by Stein Borge.
Mark Minasi's offerings are excellant. His current Mastering Windows 2003 Server offers in depth info on Networking, DNS, Active Directory, Local and Domain Group Policy, Profiles, Windows Installer and more.
John, your link to Minasi's books brings up another good point. His different books cover NT, 2000, and 2003 Server. How much of the admin activities are going to be the same between MS's OS's? 70%? 80%? 90%?
If you have money to burn though you might want to grab the entire line of Windows 2000 coverage from O'Reilly and Associates.
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