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Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition

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  • Published 12/28/2009
  • 2nd Edition
  • 720 pages
  • Book 978-0-7356-2711-6

Now updated for Windows Server 2008 R2, this practical, portable guide delivers ready answers for the day-to-day administration of Windows Server 2008. It includes coverage of Windows Server 2008 R2 enhancements, including Hyper-V with Live Migration, Direct Access Infrastructure, Branch Cache, Windows PowerShell 2.0, the new Active Directory console, and more. Zero in on core support and administration tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You ll get the focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done whether at your desk or in the field! Get fast facts to:

  • Set up server roles and deploy Windows Server 2008
  • Configure and maintain Active Directory
  • Create user and group accounts; control rights and permissions
  • Manage file systems, drives, and RAID arrays
  • Configure TCP/IP networking and DHCP and DNS clients and servers
  • Troubleshoot printers and print servers
  • Monitor and tune network performance
  • Prepare a disaster plan; back up and restore servers

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Overview
  • Chapter 2: Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Chapter 3: Managing Servers Running Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Chapter 4: Monitoring Processes, Services, and Events
  • Chapter 5: Automating Administrative Tasks, Policies, and Procedures
  • Chapter 6: Enhancing Computer Security
  • Chapter 7: Using Active Directory
  • Chapter 8: Core Active Directory Administration
  • Chapter 9: Understanding User and Group Accounts
  • Chapter 10: Creating User and Group Accounts
  • Chapter 11: Managing User and Group Accounts
  • Chapter 12: Managing File Systems and Drives
  • Chapter 13: Administering Volume Sets and RAID Arrays
  • Chapter 14: Managing File Screening and Storage Reporting
  • Chapter 15: Data Sharing, Security, and Auditing
  • Chapter 16: Data Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 17: Managing TCP/IP Networking
  • Chapter 18: Administering Network Printers and Print Services
  • Chapter 19: Running DHCP Clients and Servers
  • Chapter 20: Optimizing DNS

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