Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration



Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration
Maintain a dynamic, reliable, and secure Windows Server 2008 environment
Exploit the powerful management, networking, and security tools in Windows Server 2008 using the comprehensive information contained in this real-world resource. Written by a seasoned Windows systems engineer, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration lays out each feature alongside clear explanations, practical examples, and hands-on exercises. Inside, you'll learn how to deploy Windows Server 2008, use the new, integrated Server Manager tool, handle Internet services and remote access, and fine-tune performance. You'll also learn how to :
  • Automate administrative tasks, create reliable system backups, and harden your server's defenses.
  • Perform typical and Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008
  • Modify system and component settings using the new Server Manager
  • Administer users, groups, and computers with Active Directory
  • Deliver robust web and FTP hosting using IIS 7.0 and ASP.NET
  • Monitor stability and performance with Windows System Resource Manager
  • Manage security using NAP, IPSec, 802.1x, and DHCP enforcement
  • Encrypt data with Active Directory Certification Services and PKI
  • Provide secure remote access using Terminal Services and RRAS
  • Handle Windows DNS, BitLocker Drive Encryption, and Itanium support
  • Build Windows PowerShell scripts to perform repetitive management jobs



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