Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration: Instant Reference

  • 6h 34m
  • Chris Henley, Matthew Hester
  • Sybex
  • 2010

All your Windows Server 2008 R2 questions answered—on the spot!

Get up to speed on the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 with this indispensable guide. Designed for busy IT professionals, it's the perfect go-to resource for quick answers and real-world solutions as you administer the new server OS. You'll find easy-to-read lists, quick-reference tables, helpful thumb tabs, and much more in a handy, compact format that puts the information you need at your fingertips.

Topics include:

  • Getting started and adding roles and functionality
  • Automating tasks
  • Managing users, groups, directories, and the centralized desktop
  • Handling folder security, disk management, storage, backup, and recovery
  • Monitoring and maintaining web servers
  • Troubleshooting IP and managing remote access
  • Doing performance tuning and maintaining virtual servers

About the Authors

Matthew Hester, IT Professional Evangelist for Microsoft, has more than a decade of experience with Microsoft core infrastructures products such as Windows, Active Directory, Exchange, and others. He is a contributor to TechNet Magazine.

Chris Henley, IT Professional Evangelist for Microsoft, has worked in IT for more than 15 years. Chris specializes in client and server technologies.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Getting Started with Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Adding Server Roles and Functionality
  • Automating Administrative Tasks with Windows Server 2008 R2
  • User and Group Maintenance
  • Managing and Replicating Active Directory
  • Maintaining and Controlling the Centralized Desktop
  • Configuring Folder Security, Access, and Replication
  • Backing up and Recovering Your Server
  • Managing Disks and Disk Storage
  • Maintaining Your Web Server
  • Administering DNS
  • Troubleshooting TCP/IP
  • Managing Remote Access to Your Server
  • Maintaining Virtual Machines
  • Tuning and Monitoring Performance
  • Keeping Your Servers Up-to-Date