Mastering Windows Server 2008 R2

ISBN-10: 0470532866

ISBN-13: 9780470532867

Edition: 2010

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The one book you absolutely need to get up and running with Windows Server 2008 R2.One of the world's leading Windows authorities and top-selling author Mark Minasi explores every nook and cranny of the latest version of Microsoft's flagship network operating system, Windows Server 2008 R2, giving you the most in-depth coverage in any book on the market. Focuses on Windows Windows Server 2008 R2, the newest version of Microsoft's Windows' server line of operating system, and the ideal server for new Windows 7 clients Author Mark Minasi is one of the world's leading Windows authorities and has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks Covers Windows storage concepts and skills, Windows Server 2008 IP, WINS, NetBIOS, LMHosts, DNS, creating the simple Active Directory, and creating and managing user accounts Explains Group Policy in Active Directory; files, folders and shares; Sysvol, old and new; sharing printers on the network; remote server administration; connecting Windows clients to your network; working the Web with IIS 7.0; and AD maintenance and recovery Provides workarounds for things that don't quite work as they should and how-tos for many undocumented featuresFind out everything you want to know-and then some!
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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1488
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.762
Language: English

Mark Minasi, Directory Services MVP, is one of the world's leading Windows authorities. He teaches classes in two dozen countries and is a much sought-after speaker at conferences and industry gatherings. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks. Mark has written more than 25 books for Sybex, including the market-leading Mastering Windows Server 2003 and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide.

Aidan Finn, MCSE, MVP in Virtual Machine: Systems Administration, is currently an IT infrastructure consultant in Ireland. He works with Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center as part of an advanced server deployment and management infrastructure. He is one of the selected members of the Microsoft Springboard Series Technical Expert Panel (STEP) Program and a member of the Microsoft System Center Influencer Program. He also leads the Windows User Group in Ireland. Patrick Lownds, MCSE, MCTS, and MVP in Virtual Machine, has been working in the IT industry since 1988. In recent years, he has worked with Citrix XenServer, VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, and a number of Microsoft System Center products. Patrick is the co-founder and co-contributor of the Microsoft Virtualization User Group in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Microsoft System Center Influencer Program.

What's New: Why Windows Server 2008?
Installing and Upgrading Your Network to Server 2008
The New Server: Introduction to Server Core
Windows Server 2008 IPv4: The New Stuff
DNS and Naming in Server 2008 and Active Directory
Creating the Simple AD: the One-Domain, One-Location AD
Creating and Managing User Accounts
Group Policy: AD's Gauntlet
Dividing Up the Work: Delegation in AD
File, Folders, and Shares
File Shares Made Better: DFS and DFS-N
Sysvol Old and New
Sharing Printers on Windows Server 2008 R2 Networks
Remote Server Administration
Connecting Windows Clients to Your Network
Working the Web: Using IIS 7.0
Watching Your System
Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory Backup and Maintenance
Advanced IP: Routing with Windows
Getting from the Office to the Road: VPNs
Adding More Locations: Sites in Active Directory
The Third DC: Understanding Read-Only Domain Controllers
Creating Larger Active Directory Environments: Beyond One Domain
Migrating, Merging, and Modifying your AD
Installing, Using, and Administering Remote Desktop Services
Connecting Mac OS X Clients
Patching Your System: WSUS
File Shares Made Even Better: Windows SharePoint Services
Server Virtualization Using Hyper-V
Advanced User Account Management and User Support
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