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Windows Server 2008 the Definitive Guide : The Definitive Guide - Jonathan Hassell

Windows Server 2008 the Definitive Guide

The Definitive Guide

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"Windows Server 2008: The Definitive Guide" is a complete soup-to-nuts reference and practical guide to everything in the latest release of Microsoft's widely used server operating system. With this book, you'll come away with a firm understanding of what's happening under the hood of the server, with a thorough discussion and treatment of each of its major components. You'll find complete coverage of: Indispensable features such as the Domain Name System, Active Directory, and User Services New features such as the Internet Information Services 7, Server Core, and Windows Terminal Services And much more This is the only book you need to become familiar with Windows Server 2008. Whether you're an experienced system administrator or one who's just beginning, you'll turn to this practical and comprehensive guide again and again when you need to understand this complex but adaptable product.

Prefacep. ix
Introducing Windows Server 2008p. 1
The Biggest Changesp. 2
Networking Improvementsp. 5
Security Improvementsp. 7
Manageability Improvementsp. 10
Performance and Reliability Upgradesp. 11
Windows Server 2008 Editionsp. 12
Hardware Requirementsp. 13
The Last Wordp. 14
Installation and Deploymentp. 15
Installing Windows Server 2008p. 15
Initial Configuration Tasksp. 19
Deploymentp. 22
The Last Wordp. 37
File Servicesp. 38
File and Print Server Featuresp. 39
Setting Up File Sharing Servicesp. 40
NTFS File and Folder Permissionsp. 55
The File Server Resource Managerp. 64
Disk-Based Quotasp. 77
Using Offline Files and Foldersp. 79
Using Previous Versionsp. 82
The Distributed File Systemp. 85
Command-Line Utilitiesp. 93
The Last Wordp. 96
Domain Name Systemp. 97
Nuts and Boltsp. 97
Zones Versus Domainsp. 98
Resource Recordsp. 100
Using Primary and Secondary Nameserversp. 106
Building a Nameserverp. 107
Subdomains and Delegationp. 122
Dynamic DNSp. 124
Active Directory-Integrated Zonesp. 130
Forwardingp. 133
The Split DNS Architecturep. 137
Backup and Recoveryp. 142
Command-Line Utilitiesp. 143
The Last Wordp. 146
Active Directoryp. 147
Active Directory Domain Services Objects and Conceptsp. 147
Building an AD DS Structurep. 158
Understanding Operations Master Rolesp. 182
Understanding Directory Replicationp. 191
Active Directory Troubleshooting and Maintenancep. 208
The Last Wordp. 213
Group Policy and IntelliMirrorp. 214
An Introduction to Group Policyp. 214
Group Policy Implementationp. 215
Local Group Policyp. 248
Domain Group Policyp. 252
Deployment Considerationsp. 274
Troubleshooting Group Policyp. 276
Other Group Policy Management Toolsp. 278
Command-Line Utilitiesp. 279
The Last Wordp. 282
Windows Security and Patch Managementp. 283
Understanding Security Considerationsp. 283
Locking Down Windowsp. 286
Using Auditing and the Event Logp. 298
The Last Wordp. 304
Internet Information Services 7p. 305
Major Improvementsp. 305
The New Architecturep. 307
Rolesp. 309
Managing IIS Graphicallyp. 311
Managing IIS from the Command Linep. 320
The Last Wordp. 325
Windows Server 2008 Server Corep. 326
The Lack of a Shellp. 326
Realistic Deployment Scenariosp. 327
No Managed Codep. 328
Few Third-Party Software Applicationsp. 328
Installationp. 329
Initial Configurationp. 330
Administering Windows Server 2008 Server Core Machinesp. 336
The Last Wordp. 340
Terminal Servicesp. 341
The Remote Desktop Protocolp. 342
Adding the Terminal Server Rolep. 344
Enabling Remote Desktopp. 345
On the User's Sidep. 346
Terminal Services Administrationp. 350
Terminal Services RemoteAppp. 362
Terminal Services Web Accessp. 364
Terminal Services Gatewayp. 364
Command-Line Utilitiesp. 365
The Last Wordp. 367
DHCP and Network Access Protectionp. 368
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocolp. 368
Network Access Protectionp. 381
The Last Wordp. 394
An Introduction to Clustering Technologiesp. 395
Network Load-Balancing Clustersp. 396
Server Clusteringp. 407
Command-Line Utilitiesp. 415
The Last Wordp. 418
PowerShellp. 419
Why PowerShell?p. 419
Installing PowerShellp. 420
PowerShell and Securityp. 421
Starting Up PowerShellp. 422
Cmdlets: The Heart of PowerShellp. 422
Getting Help with PowerShellp. 424
Using Data Stores and PowerShell Providersp. 425
The Pipelinep. 429
Formating Basicsp. 431
Variablesp. 433
Writing Scriptsp. 435
Objects: .NET, WMI, and COMp. 437
Advanced PowerShellp. 440
Learning More About PowerShellp. 441
The Last Wordp. 442
Hyper-Vp. 443
How It Worksp. 443
Getting Started with Hyper-Vp. 444
Virtualization Strategyp. 447
The Last Wordp. 449
Indexp. 451
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ISBN: 9780596514112
ISBN-10: 0596514115
Series: DEFINITIVE GUIDE
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 474
Published: 1st March 2008
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 18.0  x 3.13
Weight (kg): 0.8