Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2


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Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 by Mark Minasi, Darril Gibson, Aidan Finn, Wendy Henry

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 features

Find out everything you want to know-and then some!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470532867
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Pages: 1488
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Mark Minasi, CS 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 gathering keynotes. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks. Mark has written over 15 books for Sybex, including the market-leading Mastering Windows Server 2003 and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide.

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Table of Contents

Introduction . xxix

Chapter 1 • What’s New in Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 1

Chapter 2 • Installing and Upgrading to Windows Server 2008 R2 17

Chapter 3 • The New Server: Introduction to Server Core 111

Chapter 4 • Windows Server 2008 IPv4: What Has Changed? 165

Chapter 5 • DNS and Naming in Server 2008 and Active Directory 179

Chapter 6 • Creating the Simple AD: The One-Domain, One-Location AD 227

Chapter 7 • Creating and Managing User Accounts 279

Chapter 8 • Group Policy: AD’s Gauntlet 359

Chapter 9 • Active Directory Delegation 419

Chapter 10 • Files, Folders, and Shares 431

Chapter 11 • Creating and Managing Shared Folders 471

Chapter 12 • SYSVOL: Old and New 517

Chapter 13 • Sharing Printers on Windows Server 2008 R2 Networks 539

Chapter 14 • Remote Server Administration 595

Chapter 15 • Connecting Windows Clients to the Server 627

Chapter 16 • Working the Web with IIS 7.0 and 7.5 683

Chapter 17 • Watching Your System 745

Chapter 18 • Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory Backup and Maintenance 793

Chapter 19 • Advanced IP: Routing with Windows 817

Chapter 20 • Getting from the Office to the Road: VPNs 853

Chapter 21 • Adding More Locations: Sites in Active Directory 909

Chapter 22 • The Third DC: Understanding Read-Only Domain Controllers 937

Chapter 23 • Creating Larger Active Directory Environments: Beyond One Domain 967

Chapter 24 • Migrating, Merging, and Modifying Your Active Directory 1023

Chapter 25 • Installing, Using, and Administering Remote Desktop Services 1067

Chapter 26 • Connecting Mac OS X Clients 1117

Chapter 27 • Patch Management 1127

Chapter 28 • File Shares Made Even Better: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 1149

Chapter 29 • Server Virtualization with Hyper-V 1215

Chapter 30 • Advanced User Account Management and User Support 1295

Appendix • The Bottom Line 1363

Index 1399

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the only problem i had was the command line, i am new to this so the command line is a little hard. but the book is a good book. i will recommend it.