Synopses & Reviews
MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration (Exam 70-642) prepares the reader to configure networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system and to pass the MCTS 70-642 certification exam. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the network aspects of Windows Server 2008, this book includes topics such as networking in a Windows environment; configuring DHCP; implementing DNS; and securing a Windows Server 2008 network. This full-color book also features a series of activities and readings designed to engage readers and offer real-world operating system experiences to users at any level.
MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration (Exam 70-642) is designed to prepare the learner to configure networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system. Appropriate for learners at all levels, the book fully maps to the 70-642 certification exam. It provides in-depth coverage of the operating system and hands-on activities, review questions, and case projects teach and reinforce the concepts of networking with Windows Server 2008.
This full-color hands-on guide book has been enhanced to make learning even easier by offering more detailed lab setup instructions, expanded chapter summaries, and new practice exams that will reinforce the skills learned.
About the Author
Jason W. Eckert is an experienced technical trainer, consultant and best-selling author in the Information Technology (IT) industry. With over twenty IT certifications, twenty years of IT experience, and eighteen published textbooks covering topics such as UNIX, Linux, Apache, MySQL, Windows Server, Security, Microsoft Exchange, and BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Mr. Eckert brings his expertise to every class that he teaches at Trios College. Jason Eckert is also the Trios College Technology Faculty Head, where he continues to refine and improve college technology programs.A graduate of McMaster University, M. John Schitka is a former instructor at triOS College. Initially teaching NT4 technologies, he currently conducts courses on Windows 2000, UNIX, Linux, and more.Dr. Brian T. McCann has taught courses in managerial economics, strategic management, and entrepreneurship at the undergraduate, MBA and executive education levels. He holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University where he earned the Founder's Medal as the top graduate of the class. Dr. McCann received his doctoral training in strategic management at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management where he was awarded the Ross Fellowship, the Krannert Certificate for Distinguished Teaching, and the Purdue Research Foundation Research Grant. His more than 10 years of industry experience include running a residential land development company, serving as the CFO for an Internet start-up, and implementing new strategic initiatives for a non-profit economic development group. In addition to co-authoring this MBA-level textbook in managerial economics, Dr. McCann's work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Management Studies. His current research interests span strategic management and entrepreneurship and include the performance implications of firm agglomeration, the effects of ownership structure on competitive behaviors, and the role of threshold-based decision making in the entrepreneurial process.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Windows Server 2008 Chapter 2: Installing Windows Server 2008 Preparing to Install Windows Server 2008 Chapter 3: Networking with Windows Server 2008 Chapter 4: Installing and Configuring the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Chapter 5: Introduction to DNS in Windows Server 2008 Chapter 6: Managing and Administering DNS in Windows Server 2008 Troubleshooting DNS Chapter 7: Configuring File Services in Windows Server 2008 Chapter 8: Introduction to Printers in a Windows Server 2008 Network Chapter 9: Network Policy and Access Services in Windows Server 2008 Chapter 10: Securing Windows Server 2008 Chapter 11: Managing and Monitoring a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure