Windows Server 2008 R2 Secrets

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 26, 2011 - Computers - 576 pages
Unbeatable advice and expert tips for administering, upgrading or migrating to Windows Server 2008 R2

If you're a Windows Server 2008 system administrator, this is a reference you?ll want to keep on hand. Written by a Microsoft MVP who has multiple MCITP certifications and bestselling author, this book gives you invaluable tips and unbeatable advice for deploying and managing Windows Server 2008 R2. Covering all aspects of the operating system in an easy-to-follow, easy-access format, the book reveals helpful and advanced secrets on configuring Windows roles like DirectAccess, BranchCache, Active Directory maintenance, setting up remote access, and much more.

  • Written by Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) and bestselling author Orin Thomas, who is a well-known expert in the Windows space and a Microsoft MVP
  • Provides practical advice and expert insights on upgrading, migrating to, or deploying the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system
  • Covers Active Directory deployment, maintenance, network infrastructure security, shared folders, data protection, and secrets for monitoring
  • Features personalized notations, interior elements, highlighted areas, and other ways to help you quickly spot scenarios and solutions

Windows Server 2008 R2 Secrets is like having your own, built-in Windows Server 2008 R2 expert on hand, who can help you avoid mistakes and save time!


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The Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrators Toolkit
Server Core Secrets
Active Directory Domains and Forests
Effectively Managing Group Policy
Managing Users and Computers
Managing Active Directory Certificate Services
Network Infrastructure and Security Secrets
Backup and Recovery
Infrastructure Services
Configuring HyperV Virtual Machines
Patch Management with WSUS
High Availability
Presentation and Application Virtualization
Virtualizing Applications with AppV
Maintenance and Monitoring Secrets

Securing the Network Windows Firewall and Network Access
Shared Folder and Data Protection Secrets
Performance and Resource Management
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Orin Thomas is a Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP), Microsoft MVP, author, systems administrator, and trainer who has written more than a dozen books related to Microsoft server and client technologies. He regularly speaks at events such as Microsoft's TechED.

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