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The Best Damn Windows Server 2008 Book Period, 2nd Edition

Book Description

The Second Edition of the Best Damn Windows Server Book Period is completely revised and updated to Windows Server 2008.

This book will show you how to increase the reliability and flexibility of your server infrastructure with built-in Web and virtualization technologies; have more control over your servers and web sites using new tools like IIS7, Windows Server Manager, and Windows PowerShell; and secure your network with Network Access Protection and the Read-Only Domain Controller.

New to this Edition:

* Web server management with Internet Information Services 7.0
* Virtualize multiple operating systems on a single server
* Hardening Security, including Network Access Protection, Federated Rights Management, and Read-Only Domain Controller

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Brief Table of Contents
  3. Table of Contents
  4. List of Figures
  5. List of Tables
  6. Technical Editors
  7. Contributing Authors
  8. Chapter 1. Configuring Network Services
    1. Introduction
    2. Configuring Domain Name System (DNS)
    3. Configuring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
    4. Configuring Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS)
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  9. Chapter 2. Configuring the Active Directory Infrastructure
    1. Introduction
    2. Working with Forests and Domains
    3. Working with Sites
    4. Working with Trusts
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  10. Chapter 3. Configuring Certificate Services and PKI
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is PKI?
    3. Analyzing Certificate Needs within the Organization
    4. Working with Certificate Services
    5. Working with Templates
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  11. Chapter 4. Windows Server 2008 Core
    1. Introduction
    2. Using Server Core and Active Directory
    3. Using Server Core and DNS
    4. Configuring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Using Server Core
    5. Installing Internet Information Services
    6. Installing the FTP Publishing Service
    7. Installing and Managing Hyper-V on Windows Server Core Installations
    8. Summary
    9. Solutions Fast Track
    10. Frequently Asked Questions
  12. Chapter 5. Configuring DNS
    1. Introduction
    2. An Introduction to Domain Name System (DNS)
    3. Understanding Public Name Resolution
    4. Understanding Private Name Resolution
    5. Understanding Microsoft's DNS Terminology
    6. Configuring a DNS Server
    7. Creating DNS Zones
    8. Configuring and Managing DNS Replication
    9. Creating and Managing DNS Records
    10. Configuring Name Resolution for Client Computers
    11. Summary
    12. Solutions Fast Track
    13. Frequently Asked Questions
  13. Chapter 6. Configuring Network Access
    1. Introduction
    2. Configuring Routing
    3. Configuring Remote Access
    4. Configuring Wireless Access
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  14. Chapter 7. Configuring File and Print Services
    1. Introduction
    2. Configuring a File Server
    3. Configuring Distributed File System (DFS)
    4. Configuring Shadow Copy Services
    5. Configuring Backup and Restore
    6. Managing Disk Quotas
    7. Configuring and Monitoring Print Services
    8. Summary
    9. Solutions Fast Track
    10. Frequently Asked Questions
  15. Chapter 8. Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure
    1. Introduction
    2. Configuring Windows Server Update Services Server Settings
    3. Capturing Performance Data
    4. Monitoring Event Logs
    5. Gathering Network Data
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  16. Chapter 9. Network Access Protection
    1. Introduction
    2. Working with NAP
    3. Summary
    4. Solutions Fast Track
    5. Frequently Asked Questions
  17. Chapter 10. Configuring Windows Server Hyper-V and Virtual Machines
    1. Introduction
    2. Configuring Virtual Machines
    3. Migrating from Physical to Virtual Machines
    4. Backing Up Virtual Machines
    5. Virtual Server Optimization
    6. Summary
    7. Solutions Fast Track
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
  18. Chapter 11. Configuring Web Application Services
    1. Introduction
    2. Installing and Configuring Internet Information Services
    3. Securing Your Web Sites and Applications
    4. Managing Internet Information Services
    5. Summary
    6. Solutions Fast Track
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
  19. Chapter 12. Configuring Web Infrastructure Services
    1. Introduction
    2. Installing and Configuring FTP Publishing Services
    3. Installing and Configuring SMTP Services
    4. Summary
    5. Solutions Fast Track
    6. Frequently Asked Questions
  20. Index
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    6. E
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    10. I
    11. K
    12. L
    13. M
    14. N
    15. O
    16. P
    17. Q
    18. R
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    20. T
    21. U
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