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Administering: Windows Server® 2008 Server Core by John Paul Mueller

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Appendix D. Listing of Best Practices

Most administrators are used to following best practices when working with the Windows GUI. There are principles you follow to ensure you get the right results, at least most of the time. Likewise, when you work at the command line, there are best practices you can follow to ensure you get good results, at least most of the time. This appendix tells you about the best practices I've created while working at the command over the last 20 years. These are time-tested techniques you can use to obtain good results. They won't always provide perfect results; only practice on your part will produce the perfect results you seek, but they'll help considerably. I'd love to hear your best practices as well—feel free ...

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