Windows NT Server Administration

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15.7.1 Viewing users who are logged on

The following commands will allow you to view who is logged on to the server:
Click on the start button
Select Programs
Select Administrative Tools
Select Server Manager
Double click on the server you want to view
Select Users

15.7.2 Viewing users and the files they are using

The following commands will allow you to view who is logged on to the server:
Click on the start button
Select Programs
Select Administrative Tools

For Windows NT

·         Select Server Manager

·         Double click on the server desired

·         Select in Use

For Windows 2000

·         Select Computer Management

·         Select System Tools

·         Select Shared Folders

·         Select Sessions

·         Select Open Files

15.7.3 Monitoring network performance

The following commands will allow you to monitor the network traffic and performance:
Click on the start button
Select Programs
Select Administrative Tools
Select Network Monitor
Watch the % Network Utilization bar chart.
Readings of 35% or less are good. Readings of 60% or more would indicate problems.

15.7.3 Monitoring CPU and memory performance

The following commands will allow you to monitor the CPU and memory performance:
Right click in the open space of the Start bar

Select Task Manager
Select Performance

 

15.7.4 Protecting pc/MRP database files on a Windows 2000 Server

The following commands will prevent users from deleting key pc/MRP database files through Windows Explorer.

 

Set up pcMrpUsers and pcMrpSupervisors user groups as below:

·  Click the Start button.

·  Select Settings, Control Panel, Administrative tools, and Computer Management.

·  Under the System Tools,  expand the Local Users and Groups

·  Right click on the Groups folder and select the New Group ...

·  Enter “pcMrpUsers” for Group Name and “Mrp users without deletion rights” for Description.

·  Click the Create button to save the pcMrpUsers.

·  Enter the group name of the second group: “pcMrpSupervisors” and “ pc/Mrp users with deletion rights to pc/Mrp database tables” for Description.

·  Click the Create button to save the pcMrpSupervisors.

·  Click Close.

·  Double click on the pcMrpUsers and add users into the group.

·  Double click on the pcMrpSupervisors and add users into the group.

 

Set up PCMRPW folder access permissions for pcMrpUsers group, pcMrpSupervisors group, and administrator.

·         Start window’s explorer

·         Right click on the PCMRPW folder and select Properties.

·         Select the Security tab.

·         Uncheck the Allow inheritable permissions from parent to propagate to this object.

·         Remove Everyone group.

·         Add pcMrpSupervisors, pcMrpUsers, and administrator.

·         Select administrator, check the allow check box for Full Control, Modify, Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read, and Write.

·         Select pcMrpSupervisors, check the allow check box  for Full Control, Modify, Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read, and Write.

·         Select pcMrpUsers,  check the allow check box for Modify, Read & Execute, List Folder Contents, Read, and Write.

·         Click on the Advanced button, click the Add button to add pcMrpUsers group.

·         Select “this folder Only” for the Apply Onto, and check the deny check box for the Delete permission.

·         Click on the Add button to add pcMrpUsers group.

·         Select “this folder, subfolders and file” for the Apply Onto, and check the deny check box for the Change Permission.

·         Click Ok.

·         Click Apply. 

 

Set up permissions for the following database files.

·         Double click on the PCMRPW folder.

·         Right click on the partmast.dbf  and select properties.

·         Select the Security tab.

·         Check the allow inheritable permissions from parent to propagate to this object

·         Click on the Advanced button.

·         Click on the Add button and select pcMrpUsers.

·         Click on the deny check box for the Delete permission.

·         Repeat the above steps for the following files

·         Partmast.dbf and .dbt,

·         Receive.dbf and .dbt,

·         Purchase.dbf and .dbt

·         Addrbook.dbf and .dbt ,

·         Sales.dbf and .dbt,

·         Invoice.dbf and .dbt,

·         Stocktra.dbf and .dbt,

·         Transact.dbf and .dbt,

·         Bom.dbf and .dbt