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Publisher Comments:

Now updated for Windows Server 2008 R2, this practical, portable guide delivers ready answers for the day-to-day administration of Windows Server 2008. It includes coverage of Windows Server 2008 R2 enhancements, including Hyper-V with Live Migration, Direct Access Infrastructure, Branch Cache, Windows PowerShell 2.0, the new Active Directory console, and more. Zero in on core support and administration tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You ll get the focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done whether at your desk or in the field! Get fast facts to:
  • Set up server roles and deploy Windows Server 2008
  • Configure and maintain Active Directory
  • Create user and group accounts; control rights and permissions
  • Manage file systems, drives, and RAID arrays
  • Configure TCP/IP networking and DHCP and DNS clients and servers
  • Troubleshoot printers and print servers
  • Monitor and tune network performance
  • Prepare a disaster plan; back up and restore servers

Book News Annotation:

Designed for professional Windows Server administrators, this volume is updated to provide ready answers for configuring and solving problems with Release 2. Written by Stanek, the author of over 100 books and the editor of the Administrator's Pocket Consultant series, it covers a wide range of subjects including Active Directory, Hyper-V networking, RAID, and Windows PowerShell. Includes quick step-by-step procedures, lists, tables, a thorough table of contents, and an extensive index. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

William R. Stanek is a leading network technology expert and an award-winning author. He is a regular contributor to leading publications such as PC Magazine and has written, co-authored, or contributed to numerous computer books, including Microsoft Windows 2000 Administratoras Pocket Consultant, Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Administratoras Pocket Consultant, and Windows 2000 Scripting Administratoras Guide. Stanek has a masteras degree in information systems, with distinction, and a bacheloras degree in computer science, magna cum laude. He has been involved in the commercial Internet community since 1991 and has experience developing server technology, encryption, and e-commerce technology.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Overview
  • Chapter 2: Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Chapter 3: Managing Servers Running Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Chapter 4: Monitoring Processes, Services, and Events
  • Chapter 5: Automating Administrative Tasks, Policies, and Procedures
  • Chapter 6: Enhancing Computer Security
  • Chapter 7: Using Active Directory
  • Chapter 8: Core Active Directory Administration
  • Chapter 9: Understanding User and Group Accounts
  • Chapter 10: Creating User and Group Accounts
  • Chapter 11: Managing User and Group Accounts
  • Chapter 12: Managing File Systems and Drives
  • Chapter 13: Administering Volume Sets and RAID Arrays
  • Chapter 14: Managing File Screening and Storage Reporting
  • Chapter 15: Data Sharing, Security, and Auditing
  • Chapter 16: Data Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 17: Managing TCP/IP Networking
  • Chapter 18: Administering Network Printers and Print Services
  • Chapter 19: Running DHCP Clients and Servers
  • Chapter 20: Optimizing DNS

Product Details

Stanek, William R.
Microsoft Press
Stanek, William
Operating Systems - NT
Client-Server Computing - Windows
General Computers
Microsoft Windows-Windows 2000 Professional
Database-Client Server
Operating Systems - Windows
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Administrator's Pocket Consultant
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