Windows Server 2008 How-To, e-Pub

Windows Server 2008 How-To, e-Pub

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by J. Peter Bruzzese, Ronald Barrett, Wayne Dipchan
     
 

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Real Solutions for Windows Server 2008 Administrators

Need fast, reliable, easy-to-implement solutions for Microsoft Windows Server 2008? This book delivers exactly what you’re looking for. You’ll find tested, step-by-step procedures for every facet of Windows Server 2008 planning, deployment, configuration, security, and day-to-day

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Real Solutions for Windows Server 2008 Administrators

Need fast, reliable, easy-to-implement solutions for Microsoft Windows Server 2008? This book delivers exactly what you’re looking for. You’ll find tested, step-by-step procedures for every facet of Windows Server 2008 planning, deployment, configuration, security, and day-to-day administration. This book includes special sections looking forward to the new R2 release and fully reflects all major enhancements built into Windows Server 2008--including Hyper-V virtualization, Server Core, major Terminal Services improvements, and many more changes that make older administration guides obsolete. When time is of the essence, turn here first: get answers you can trust--and use--right now!

Fast, Accurate, and Easy to Use!

  • Prepare to deploy Windows Server 2008 and walk through an efficient installation
  • Administer Windows Server 2008 with the Microsoft Management Console (MMC), Device Manager, Task Scheduler, and Remote Desktop
  • Use Server Manager to perform initial configuration tasks, manage settings, and administer server roles
  • Deliver client applications more efficiently with Terminal Services
  • Deploy Server Core to minimize attack surface and maximize security
  • Plan, deploy, and manage Hyper-V virtualized environments that reduce costs and improve business flexibility
  • Create, configure, secure, and manage new websites with IIS 7.x
  • Centrally manage your users with the newest version of Active Directory
  • Install and configure server roles such as DNS, DHCP, and file services
  • Configure both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Establish efficient, practical backup and restore procedures
  • Protect your data and infrastructure using Windows Server 2008’s multiple security features
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and tune server performance

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780768689310
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
How-To
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,068,574
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

J. Peter Bruzzese is an independent consultant and trainer for a variety of clients, including CBT Nuggets (the Exchange 2007 Video Series) and New Horizons. Over the past decade, Peter has worked with Goldman Sachs, CommVault Systems, and Microsoft, to name a few. His focus has been, and continues to be, corporate support and training. For the past 10 years he has specialized in Active Directory and Exchange support and education, as well as certification training, and he holds the following certifications: MCSA 2000/2003, MCSE NT/2000/2003, MCITP: Messaging with Exchange 2007, and MCT from Microsoft; can from Novell; CCNA from Cisco; CIW Master and CIW Certified Instructor from CIW; and A+, Network+, and iNET+ from CompTIA.

Peter enjoys taking complex technical topics, like Server 2008, and breaking them down so they’re easy to understand and enjoyable to learn. This has led to the formation of his company ClipTraining; at the company website, www.cliptraining.com, you can watch a variety of mini-training clips designed to assist others in learning. Peter believes that short training sessions in a familiar environment yield great results.

Peter is also a contributor to Redmond magazine, Windows IT Pro magazine, and several tech sites. He is a speaker for the TechMentor conferences, Microsoft TechEd conferences, the IT360 tech conferences in Canada, and the TEC conference, offering sessions that revolve mostly around Exchange. Last but certainly not least, he writes the Enterprise Windows blog for InfoWorld.

Ron Barrett is the founder of RARE-TECH, an IT training and consulting company. He has been a technology professional for more than a decade, working for several major financial firms and dot-coms. Ron is a specialist in network infrastructure, security, and IT management. He is coauthor of The Administrator’s Guide to Microsoft Office 2007 Servers and How to Cheat at Administering Office Communications Server 2007, and he has contributed to several other books on Windows administration. Along with book writing, Ron has contributed to several industry magazines, such as Redmond and Windows IT Pro, and he was featured in the book Tricks of the Windows Vista Masters. He has worked for Microsoft, writing research and analysis papers on Windows Server 2008, Windows HPC, and PerformancePoint Server 2007. In addition to writing, Ron has spoken at several technology conferences for CPAmerica and the AICPA, as well as TechMentor.

Be sure to catch Ron’s daily blog on Network World’s Microsoft subnet, at www.networkworld.com/community/barrett.

Wayne Dipchan has been working with IT for the past 12 years and holds MCSE, MCDBA, and MCT certifications. His experience has allowed him to work in diverse business sectors. Starting out his career as an IT trainer, Wayne has had opportunity to work with New Horizons and Alpha Technologies, as well as coauthor an exam prep book on directory service design. He has also had opportunity to engineer, deploy, and support IT infrastructures for multiple small to medium-size businesses, ranging from construction to catering to manufacturing. In addition, Wayne has worked with health care systems such as Staten Island University Hospital and with financial companies such as Barclays Capital. He is the owner of AriLex Technologies LLC, a company focused on IT support and training. Wayne is currently employed with St. Peters University Hospital and involved with the design and deployment of multiple health information solutions.

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