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Administering Windows Server 2008 Server Coreby John Paul. Mueller
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Prepare for MCITP certification in Windows Server 2008
With Microsoft's release of Windows Server 2008 and a new generation of certification exams, you have more reason than ever to certify your expertise in the world's leading server software. Become a fully credentialed Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) in Windows Server 2008 administration with the solid preparation you'll find here for Exam 70-646: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator, the final exam in this certification's three-exam requirement. Inside, you'll find:
Look inside for complete coverage of all exam objectives.
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Also on CD, you'll find the entire book in searchable and printable PDF. Study anywhere, any time, and approach the exam with confidence.
Book News Annotation:
For administrators, this guide details the features of Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 Server Core version. Mueller explains the windowless environment and how it provides better performance, security, and reliability over the full version. He begins with the basics and moves toward advanced topics, covering using the command line, performing maintenance tasks and registry hacks, automation, working with hardware and software, managing system users, and working with Internet Information Server 7. All commands and utilities are provided in the book. Mueller is a consultant, application developer, technical editor, and writer for books on topics ranging from programming and operating systems to home security and accessibility. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Master Windows Server 2008 and navigate every detail of Microsoft’s new MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator exam with the information in MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Administration Study Guide (Exam 70-646, with CD). Learn the infrastructure, Web, and IT application servers and also how to use scripts and batch files to accomplish tasks on a regular basis. As a Server Administrator, you will understand how to manage the server operating system, file, and directory services, distribute software, patches, and updates, profile and monitor assigned servers, and troubleshoot.
For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.
Microsoft's new GUI-less Server Core is a command line version of Windows Server 2008 that offers better security, reduced size, and faster access. Inside this comprehensive guide, you'll find everything you need to quickly master this sleek new version. Packed with instructions and practical examples, this book teaches you how to operate in a windowless environment, including using all the commands, creating BAT files, working with scripts, using registry hacks, managing remote systems, and more. Includes best practices, 52 indispensable command line tricks, and an alphabetical list of all the commands.
About the Author
John Paul Mueller, consultant, application developer, writer, and technical editor, has written over 300 articles and 75 books, including IIS 7 Implementation and Administration and Mastering Windows Vista Business: Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise (both from Sybex). His topics range from programming and operating systems to home security and accessibility. He has contributed articles to such magazines as DevSource, asp.netPro, InformIT, SQL Server Professional, and Visual C++ Developer, among others. His Web site is www.mwt.net/~jmueller/.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Discovering Windows in a Command Prompt.
Chapter 1: Understanding Windows Server 2008 Server Core.
Chapter 2: Using the Command Line Effectively.
Chapter 3: Performing Essential Maintenance Tasks.
Chapter 4: Essential Registry Hacks.
Part 2: Automation Essentials.
Chapter 5: Creating CMD and BAT Files.
Chapter 6: Working with Scripts.
Chapter 7: Editing and Compiling Batch Files and Scripts.
Chapter 8: Performing Task Automation.
Part 3: Working with the Hardware.
Chapter 9: Managing the Hard Drive.
Chapter 10: Managing the Network.
Chapter 11: Working with TCP/IP.
Chapter 12: Managing Other Hardware.
Part 4: Working with the Software.
Chapter 13: Managing Applications.
Chapter 14: Working with Data.
Chapter 15: Managing Files and Directories.
Chapter 16: Configuring the System Setup.
Chapter 17: Creating System Connections.
Chapter 18: Monitoring System Events and Performance.
Chapter 19: Configuring Directory Services.
Part 5: Working with the User.
Chapter 20: Managing System Users.
Chapter 21: Securing the System.
Part 6: Helpful Third-Party Utilities.
Chapter 22: Obtaining Command Prompt Enhancers.
Chapter 23: Increasing Productivity at the Command Line.
Part 7: Working with IIS 7.
Chapter 24: Installing and Configuring IIS.
Chapter 25: Managing IIS.
Appendix A: Indispensable Command Line Tricks and Techniques.
Appendix B: Alphabetical Command List.
Appendix C: Topical Command List.
Appendix D: Listing of Best Practices.
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