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Publisher Comments:

This comprehensive, one-volume guide delivers the information you need to successfully deploy, administer, and support Windows Server 2008. The authors—MVP experts in Windows Server technologies—provide easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for everyday, on-the-job results. Delve into core system administration topics, system features, and capabilities—and get expert insights for administering Windows Server 2008. This reference delivers essential information on Active Directory directory service, security issues, disaster planning and recovery, and interoperability with Linux and UNIX. It also includes coverage of Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, virtualization, clustering, and performance tuning. With the ADMINISTRATOR’S COMPANION, you get the in-depth information you need in a single volume. Includes a companion CD with a searchable eBook and sample utilities.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Book News Annotation:

This book/CD-ROM reference delivers real-world insights, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for installing, configuring, and managing Windows Server 2008. Chapters are in sections on planning deployment, installation and configuration, administering and securing the network, using support services and features, and maintenance and troubleshooting. Step-by-step directions are illustrated with b&w screenshots on almost every page. The CD-ROM contains scripts for automating server-management tasks, a fully searchable e-book, and sample chapters from related books from the publisher. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Andy Rathbone wrote all the previous editions of Windows(R) For Dummies(R) and Windows NT(R) For Dummies(R). Sharon Crawford, a Microsoft MVP, has written books on Windows NT Server and Windows 98.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Prepare
    • Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows Server 2008
    • Chapter 2: Introducing Directory Services
    • Chapter 3: Planning Namespace and Domains
    • Chapter 4: Planning Deployment
  • Install and Configure
    • Chapter 5: Getting Started
    • Chapter 6: Upgrading to Windows Server 2008
    • Chapter 7: Configuring a New Installation
    • Chapter 8: Installing Server Roles and Features
    • Chapter 9: Installing and Configuring Server Core
    • Chapter 10: Managing Printers
    • Chapter 11: Managing Users and Groups
    • Chapter 12: Managing File Resources
    • Chapter 13: Group Policy
  • Administer the Network
    • Chapter 14: Managing Daily Operations
    • Chapter 15: Using Scripts for Consistent Administration
    • Chapter 16: Installing and Configuring Directory Services
    • Chapter 17: Managing Active Directory
    • Chapter 18: Administering TCP/IP
    • Chapter 19: Implementing Disk Management
    • Chapter 20: Managing Storage
    • Chapter 21: Using Clusters
  • Secure the Network
    • Chapter 22: Planning Security
    • Chapter 23: Implementing Security
    • Chapter 24: Administering Network Access Protection
    • Chapter 25: Patch Management
    • Chapter 26: Implementing Remote Access Strategies: SSTP, VPN, and Wireless
  • Use Support Services and Features
    • Chapter 27: Interoperability
    • Chapter 28: Managing Software
    • Chapter 29: Working with Windows Virtualization
    • Chapter 30: Deploying Terminal Services
    • Chapter 31: Internet Information Services
  • Tune, Maintain, and Repair
    • Chapter 32: Windows Reliability And Performance Monitor
    • Chapter 33: Disaster Planning
    • Chapter 34: Using Backup
    • Chapter 35: Planning Fault Tolerance and Avoidance
    • Chapter 36: Managing the Registry
    • Chapter 37: Troubleshooting and Recovery
  • Interface Changes from Windows Server 2003
  • Optional Components
  • Understanding TCP/IP v4
  • About the Authors
  • Additional Resources for IT Professionals from Microsoft Press
  • More Great Resources for IT Professionals from Microsoft Press

Product Details

Russel, Charlie
Microsoft Press
Crawford, Sharon
Client-Server Computing - Windows
Operating systems (computers)
Server Computing
Operating Systems - Windows
Operating Systems - NT
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Admin Companion
Publication Date:
9 x 7.38 x 2.56 in 4.81 lb

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