Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies/McGraw-Hill Osborne Media | Date published: 06/22/2009
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