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Author Minasi, Mark
Title Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2010
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (1512 pages)
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Note Mastering Windows Server 2008 R2 -- Acknowledgments -- Contents at a Glance -- Contents -- Introduction -- Who Is The Book For? -- What's Inside? -- Stay Up-to-Date with My Free Newsletter -- For Help and Suggestions: Visit My Forum or Email Me -- Chapter 1: What's New in Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 -- Server 2008 and R2 Goals -- AD Changes -- OS Changes Under the Hood -- Networking Changes -- New Setup Technologies -- New Management Tools -- File and Print Sharing -- Web-Based Services -- Chapter 2: Installing and Upgrading to Windows Server 2008 R2 -- What Has Changed Since 2000 and 2003? -- Installing the Operating System -- Using Server Manager to Configure Your Servers -- Upgrading Active Directory -- Unattended Installations -- Installing a Sample Server Network for This Book's Examples -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 3: The New Server: Introduction to Server Core -- What in the World Is Server Core? -- Installing Server Core -- Server Core Survival Guide -- Initial Configurations for Server Core -- Administering Server Core Remotely -- Configuring Roles and Features -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 4: Windows Server 2008 IPv4: What Has Changed? -- TCP Then and Now -- Improving Transaction Time with Autoscaling -- Employing Policy-Based QoS -- Sharing Files and Printers with SMB 2.0 -- Alternatives for Network Performance -- Wrapping Up the New and Improved TCP -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 5: DNS and Naming in Server 2008 and Active Directory -- Components of Microsoft's DNS -- Understanding Active Directory's DNS -- Supporting Internet-Based DNS Resolution -- Administration and Troubleshooting with DNS Tools -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 6: Creating the Simple AD: The One-Domain, One-Location AD -- An Introduction to Active Directory Basics -- A Single-Domain Forest -- Adding a Second DC
Creating Organizational Units, Accounts, and Groups -- Domain Maintenance Tasks -- Creating Fine-Grained Password Policies -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 7: Creating and Managing User Accounts -- User Accounts -- Group Management -- Monday-Morning Admin Tasks -- What's New in Windows Server 2008 R2 for User and Group Management -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 8: Group Policy: AD's Gauntlet -- Group Policy Concepts -- Local Policies and Group Policy Objects -- Creating GPOs -- Group Policy Basics -- Modifying Group Policy Default Behavior -- Group Policy Application -- Group Policy Setting Possibilities -- The New and Improved GPMC -- Troubleshooting Group Policies -- A Closing Thought or Two on Group Policy -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 9: Active Directory Delegation -- AD Delegation vs. NT Domains -- Delegating Control Using Organizational Units -- Advanced Delegation: Manually Setting Permissions -- Finding Out Which Delegations Have Been Set, or Undelegating -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 10: Files, Folders, and Shares -- Understanding the File Services Role -- Creating Shares -- Managing Permissions -- Connecting to Shares -- File Server Resource Manager -- Understanding SMB 2.0 -- Implementing BitLocker -- Using Offline Files/Client-Side Caching -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 11: Creating and Managing Shared Folders -- Creating Shared Folders -- Managing Permissions -- Working with Hidden Shares -- Exploring the Distributed File System -- Exploring the Network File System -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 12: SYSVOL: Old and New -- The Old: File Replication Service -- The New: Distributed File System Replication -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 13: Sharing Printers on Windows Server 2008 R2 Networks -- Print Services Overview -- Installing the Print and Document Services Role -- Deploying Printers to the Masses -- Adjusting Print Server Settings
Managing Printer Properties -- Managing Print Jobs -- Using Custom Filters -- Troubleshooting Printer Problems -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 14: Remote Server Administration -- Remote Desktop for Administration -- Windows Remote Management Service -- Remote Server Administration Tools -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 15: Connecting Windows Clients to the Server -- What to Know Before You Begin -- Verifying Your Network Configuration -- Joining the Domain -- Changing Domain User Passwords -- Connecting to Network Resources -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 16: Working the Web with IIS 7.0 and 7.5 -- Creating Simple Websites -- What's So Different About IIS 7.0 and 7.5? -- Introducing IIS 7 Modules -- Installing IIS 7 -- Website Provisioning -- Hosting Multiple Websites -- Integrating SMTP into IIS 7 Web Pages -- Integrating FTP into IIS 7 Web Pages -- Advanced Administration -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 17: Watching Your System -- Monitoring Your System with Event Viewer -- Subscribing to Event Logs -- Troubleshooting Event Forwarding -- Monitoring Performance -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 18: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory Backup and Maintenance -- Backing Up and Restoring Windows Server -- Stopping and Restarting Active Directory -- Capturing Active Directory Snapshots -- Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 19: Advanced IP: Routing with Windows -- The Life of an IP Packet -- From Classes to Classless -- Sockets, Ports, and Winsock -- Testing and Troubleshooting -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 20: Getting from the Office to the Road: VPNs -- Introducing VPNs -- Understanding the Tunneling Protocols -- Using Network Policy and Access Services Role -- Protecting VPNs with IP Security (IPSec) -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 21: Adding More Locations: Sites in Active Directory -- Mastering Site Concepts
Exploring Sites -- Configuring Intersite Replication -- Configuring Clients to Access the Next Closest Site -- Using PowerShell -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 22: The Third DC: Understanding Read-Only Domain Controllers -- Introducing RODCs -- Installing the RODC -- DNS on the RODC -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 23: Creating Larger Active Directory Environments: Beyond One Domain -- The Foundations of Multiple-Domain Designs -- Planning Your Active Directory Environment -- Creating Multiple Domains -- Functional Levels -- FSMOs and GCs -- Trusts -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 24: Migrating, Merging, and Modifying Your Active Directory -- Migration Strategies -- Using Microsoft's Free Migration Tool: ADMT -- Renaming a Domain -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 25: Installing, Using, and Administering Remote Desktop Services -- Who Needs Remote Desktop Services? -- Understanding the Remote Desktop Services Processing Model -- Server and Client Requirements -- Adding Remote Desktop Services -- Monitoring Remote Desktop Services -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 26: Connecting Mac OS X Clients -- Preparing Active Directory for Mac OS X Clients -- Connecting a Mac to the Domain -- Connecting to File Shares -- Connecting to Printers -- Using Remote Desktop from a Mac Client -- Troubleshooting -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 27: Patch Management -- The Four Phases of Patch Management -- Dissecting a Security Update -- Digging into Windows Server Update Services -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 28: File Shares Made Even Better: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 -- Overview of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 -- Installing WSSv3 -- SharePoint Website Provisioning -- Creating SharePoint Document Libraries -- Managing SharePoint Documents -- Accessing SharePoint Documents -- Advanced WSS Administration -- Integrating Client Software -- The Bottom Line
Chapter 29: Server Virtualization with Hyper-V -- What Is Server Virtualization? -- Installing the Host with a Virtual Machine -- Understanding Hyper-V Architecture -- Using Virtual Disks -- Using Virtual Networks -- Managing Virtual Machines -- The Bottom Line -- Chapter 30: Advanced User Account Management and User Support -- Experiencing the Flexible Desktop -- Configuring Home Directories -- Creating Roaming Profiles -- Managing Roaming Profiles -- Redirecting Folders -- Managing the Desktop Using Group Policy -- Managing Users with Logon Scripts -- The Bottom Line -- Appendix: The Bottom Line -- Chapter 2: Installing and Upgrading to Windows Server 2008 R2 -- Chapter 3: The New Server: Introduction to Server Core -- Chapter 4: Windows Server 2008 IPv4: What Has Changed? -- Chapter 5: DNS and Naming in Server 2008 and Active Directory -- Chapter 6: Creating the Simple Ad: The One-Domain, One-Location AD -- Chapter 7: Creating and Managing User Accounts -- Chapter 8: Group Policy: AD's Gauntlet -- Chapter 9: Active Directory Delegation -- Chapter 10: Files, Folders, and Shares -- Chapter 11: Creating and Managing Shared Folders -- Chapter 12: SYSVOL: Old and New -- Chapter 13: Sharing Printers on Windows Server 2008 R2 Networks -- Chapter 14: Remote Server Administration -- Chapter 15: Connecting Windows Clients to the Server -- Chapter 16: Working the Web with IIS 7.0 and 7.5 -- Chapter 17: Watching Your System -- Chapter 18: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory Backup and Maintenance -- Chapter 19: Advanced IP: Routing with Windows -- Chapter 20: Getting From the Office to the Road: VPNs -- Chapter 21: Adding More Locations: Sites in Active Directory -- Chapter 22: The Third DC: Understanding Read-Only Domain Controllers -- Chapter 23: Creating Larger Active Directory Environments: Beyond One Domain
Chapter 24: Migrating, Merging, and Modifying Your Active Directory
The one book you absolutely need to get up and running with Windows Server 2008 R2. One of the world's leading Windows authorities and top-selling author Mark Minasi explores every nook and cranny of the latest version of Microsoft's flagship network operating system, Windows Server 2008 R2, giving you the most in-depth coverage in any book on the market. Focuses on Windows Windows Server 2008 R2, the newest version of Microsoft's Windows' server line of operating system, and the ideal server for new Windows 7 clients Author Mark Minasi is one of the world's leading Windows authorities and has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks Covers Windows storage concepts and skills, Windows Server 2008 IP, WINS, NetBIOS, LMHosts, DNS, creating the simple Active Directory, and creating and managing user accounts Explains Group Policy in Active Directory; files, folders and shares; Sysvol, old and new; sharing printers on the network; remote server administration; connecting Windows clients to your network; working the Web with IIS 7.0; and AD maintenance and recovery Provides workarounds for things that don't quite work as they should and how-tos for many undocumented features Find out everything you want to know-and then some!
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Minasi, Mark Mastering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2010 9780470532867
Subject Microsoft Windows server.;Operating systems (Computers)
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