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Microsoft Windows Server 2008: A Beginner's Guide


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Get up and running on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with ease

This hands-on guide covers all the essentials of deploying and administering the latest release of Microsoft's powerful, versatile network operating system. Using clear screenshots and step-by-step instructions, Microsoft Windows Server 2008: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to set up the server, migrate from earlier versions, and handle networking, administration, storage, and security. You'll also get details on the new Web tools and management utilities available in Windows Server 2008.

  • Install, configure, and deploy Windows Server 2008
  • Set up and manage a network
  • Work with Active Directory and Domains
  • Set up communications features and an Internet connection
  • Install, customize, and maintain Internet Information Services (IIS) 7
  • Configure a VPN server and client
  • Set up Terminal Services and Remote Desktop
  • Manage storage and file systems
  • Secure your Windows Server environment
  • Set up and manage printing and faxing
  • Use the built-in management tools, including Server Manager and group policies

About the Author

Martin Matthews has more than 40 years of experience as a programmer, systems analyst, and president of a software firm. He is the author of Windows Server 2003: A Beginnerand#39;s Guide and is the cocreator of the bestselling QuickSteps series.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Windows Server Longhorn Environment

Chapter 1: Exploring Windows Server Longhorn

Chapter 2: Migrating to Windows Server Longhorn

Part II: Deploying Windows Server Longhorn and Windows Vista

Chapter 3: Preparing for Installation

Chapter 4: Installing Windows Server Longhorn

Chapter 5: Rolling Out Windows Vista

Chapter 6: Remote Installation Services

Part III: Networking Windows Server Longhorn

Chapter 7: Windows Server Longhorn Networking Environment

Chapter 8: Setting Up and Managing a Network

Chapter 9: Using Active Directory and Domains

Part IV: Communications and the Internet

Chapter 10: Communications and Internet Services

Chapter 11: Internet Information Services

Chapter 12: Virtual Private Networking

Chapter 13: Terminal Services and Remote Desktop

Part V: Administering Windows Server Longhorn

Chapter 14: Managing Storage and File Systems

Chapter 15: Setting Up and Managing Printing and Faxing

Chapter 16: Managing Windows Server Longhorn

Chapter 17: Controlling Windows Server Longhorn Security

Appendix A: Answers to Mastery Checks

Product Details

Matthews, Marty
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Networking - General
Operating Systems - General
Operating systems (computers)
Client-Server Computing - Windows
Microsoft Windows-Windows 2000 Professional
Database-Client Server
Edition Number:
Network Professional's Library
Publication Date:
November 2007
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
9.06x7.33x1.21 in. 2.16 lbs.

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