In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will be able to install and configure Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and its various services for any size network. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of Windows Server® 2008 from the ground up.
Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common tasks.
Q&As at the end of each hour help you test your knowledge.
By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to do something.
Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.
Joe Habraken is a computer technology professional and best-selling author with more than fifteen years of experience in the information technology field. He has written more than twenty computer and information technology publications including Home Wireless Networking in a Snap, Skinning Windows XP, and Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours (with Matt Hayden). Joe, a Microsoft Certified Professional and Cisco Certified Network Associate, currently serves as an associate professor at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME, where he teaches a variety of new media and information technology-related courses.
Learn how to…
--Install the latest version of the Windows network operating system
--Design and implement Active Directory Forests, Trees, and Domains
--Configure Windows servers for a number of different roles including domain controller, remote access server, file server, print server, Web server, and much more
--Add users to your domain’s Active Directory and organize users in groups and organizational units
--Implement network services such as DNS, DHCP, Windows Deployment Services, and Routing and Remote Access
--Secure your servers with the Windows Firewall and IPSec and make your domain more secure using the Active Directory Certificate Services
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