Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration

Overview

Maintain a dynamic, reliable, and secure Windows Server 2008 environment

Exploit the powerful management, networking, and security tools in Windows Server 2008 using the comprehensive information contained in this real-world resource. Written by a seasoned Windows systems engineer, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration lays out each feature alongside clear explanations, practical examples, and hands-on exercises. Inside, you'll learn how to deploy Windows Server 2008, use...

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Overview

Maintain a dynamic, reliable, and secure Windows Server 2008 environment

Exploit the powerful management, networking, and security tools in Windows Server 2008 using the comprehensive information contained in this real-world resource. Written by a seasoned Windows systems engineer, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration lays out each feature alongside clear explanations, practical examples, and hands-on exercises. Inside, you'll learn how to deploy Windows Server 2008, use the new, integrated Server Manager tool, handle Internet services and remote access, and fine-tune performance. You'll also learn how to automate administrative tasks, create reliable system backups, and harden your server's defenses.

  • Perform typical and Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008
  • Modify system and component settings using the new Server Manager
  • Administer users, groups, and computers with Active Directory
  • Deliver robust web and FTP hosting using IIS 7.0 and ASP.NET
  • Monitor stability and performance with Windows System Resource Manager
  • Manage security using NAP, IPSec, 802.1x, and DHCP enforcement
  • Encrypt data with Active Directory Certification Services and PKI
  • Provide secure remote access using Terminal Services and RRAS
  • Handle Windows DNS, BitLocker Drive Encryption, and Itanium support
  • Build Windows PowerShell scripts to perform repetitive management jobs
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071493260
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
  • Publication date: 2/21/2008
  • Series: Network Professional's Library
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 1.03 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Seguis is a Windows Systems Engineer who has been managing Microsoft Windows environments for more than 10 years. He was a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Windows Server Admin Frameworks from 2004 to 2007 and is a contributor writer and technical editor for Scripting Pro VIP (formerly Windows Scripting Solutions) magazine. His specialty is in systems management and automation.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Windows Server 2008
Chapter 2. Server Core
Chapter 3. Server Manager
Chapter 4. Active Directory Domain Services
Chapter 5. Windows Deployment Services
Chapter 6. Internet Information Services 7.0
Chapter 7. Resource Management and Performance Monitoring
Chapter 8. Network Policy and Access Services
Chapter 9. Terminal Services
Chapter 10. Windows DNS, BitLocker Drive Encryption, and Itanium Support
Chapter 11. Routing and Remote Access
Chapter 12. Enterprise Public Key Infrastructure
Chapter 13. Windows PowerShell
Index

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