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The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 by John Savill

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Chapter 5. File System and Print Management Features

One of the greatest and most used features of an operating system is the file system. At its most basic level, the file system allows you to store and read data in a persistent manner. In this chapter, you look at the facilities for server-based file storage offered by Windows Server 2008. Server-based file storage is vital in any organization because client-side storage cannot be relied upon from a resiliency perspective, and client-side data is not available to the organization.

You start off with a basic view of the file systems and their features you use in Windows Server 2008, including basic management of file systems, volume creation, maintenance, and more advanced concepts.

After you have ...

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