Your Essential Guide to Windows Server 2008 R2
If you're a systems administrator, Windows Server 2008 R2 can help you streamline workflows, automate functions, virtualize, and get the most out of Windows 7. And with the step-by-step instruction in this comprehensive guide from leading Windows authority Mark Minasi, you'll get there even faster.
This book not only walks you through Windows Server 2008 R2 from the ground up, it also describes features and workarounds to help you optimize your Server 2008 environment. It's packed with information--you'll soon master the new Active Directory(R), Remote Desktop Services, Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, and much more. This is the perfectgo-to reference on Windows Server 2008 R2.
Getting up to speed on all the new technology and features in R2
Performing a clean, manual installation on a virtual or lab machine, or doing an unattended installation
Understanding Server Core and what is new in Windows Server 2008 iPv4
Creating a one-domain, one-location, simple Active Directory (AD)
Managing user accounts, group policies, and files and filesharing
Setting up routing, VPNs, additional sites in Active Directory, and more
Adding Mac clients and administering Remote Desktop Services
Updating your system with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Deploy Windows Server 2008 R2 in Your Enterprise
Learn Tips and Workarounds from Windows Guru Mark Minasi
Master Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, Remote Desktop Services, and More
Integrate with Windows(R) 7
Streamline and Automate Routine Server Administration Tasks
Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples
Mark Minasi, CS Directory Services MVP, is one of the world's leading Windows authorities. He teaches classes in two dozen countries and is a much sought-after speaker at conferences and industry gathering keynotes. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks. Mark has written over 15 books for Sybex, including the market-leading Mastering Windows Server 2003 and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide.