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The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 by John Savill

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Chapter 17. Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008

With an operating system as large, complex, and functionally rich as Windows Server 2008, the operating system is only as good as the tools available to expose this functionality, configure it, and manage it on a day-to-day level.

Chapter 3, “Installing and Upgrading Windows Server 2008,”showed how the Initial Configuration Tasks (ICT) interface helps perform the initial configuration on a server, but this is designed to assist with the questions that are no longer asked as part of the installation process. It is just more setup; it does not help with the day-to-day running of Windows Server. Thankfully, however, there is something even better for day to day.

Although this chapter discusses ...

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