Securing Windows Server 2008

Securing Windows Server 2008
Author: Aaron Tiensivu
Publsiher: Syngress
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2008-07-01
ISBN: 9780080569970
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Securing Windows Server 2008 Book Excerpt:

Microsoft hails the latest version of its flagship server operating system, Windows Server 2008, as "the most secure Windows Server ever". However, to fully achieve this lofty status, system administrators and security professionals must install, configure, monitor, log, and troubleshoot a dizzying array of new features and tools designed to keep the bad guys out and maintain the integrity of their network servers. This is no small task considering the market saturation of Windows Server and the rate at which it is attacked by malicious hackers. According to IDC, Windows Server runs 38% of all network servers. This market prominence also places Windows Server at the top of the SANS top 20 Security Attach Targets. The first five attack targets listed in the SANS top 20 for operating systems are related to Windows Server. This doesn't mean that Windows is inherently less secure than other operating systems; it's simply a numbers game. More machines running Windows Server. More targets for attackers to hack. As a result of being at the top of the "most used" and "most hacked" lists, Microsoft has released a truly powerful suite of security tools for system administrators to deploy with Windows Server 2008. This book is the comprehensive guide needed by system administrators and security professionals to master seemingly overwhelming arsenal of new security tools including: 1. Network Access Protection, which gives administrators the power to isolate computers that don't comply with established security policies. The ability to enforce security requirements is a powerful means of protecting the network. 2. Enhanced solutions for intelligent rules and policies creation to increase control and protection over networking functions, allowing administrators to have a policy-driven network. 3. Protection of data to ensure it can only be accessed by users with the correct security context, and to make it available when hardware failures occur. 4. Protection against malicious software with User Account Control with a new authentication architecture. 5. Increased control over your user settings with Expanded Group Policy. ...to name just a handful of the new security features. In short, Windows Server 2008 contains by far the most powerful and complex suite of security tools ever released in a Microsoft Server product. Securing Windows Server 2008 provides system administrators and security professionals with the knowledge they need to harness this power. * Describes new technologies and features in Windows Server 2008, such as improvements to networking and remote access features, centralized server role management, and an improved file system. * Outlines steps for installing only the necessary components and subsystems of Windows Server 2008 in your environment. No GUI needed. * Describes Windows Server 2008?s security innovations, such as Network Access Protection, Federated Rights Management, and Read-Only Domain Controller * Includes coverage of monitoring, securing, and troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 * Covers Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization technology, which is offered as an add-on to four of the eight versions of Windows Server 2008 and as a stand-alone product

Windows Server 2008 The Definitive Guide

Windows Server 2008  The Definitive Guide
Author: Jonathan Hassell
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2008-03-17
ISBN: 0596551371
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 The Definitive Guide Book Excerpt:

This practical guide has exactly what you need to work with Windows Server 2008. Inside, you'll find step-by-step procedures for using all of the major components, along with discussions on complex concepts such as Active Directory replication, DFS namespaces and replication, network access protection, the Server Core edition, Windows PowerShell, server clustering, and more. All of this with a more compact presentation and a tighter focus on tasks than you'll find in bulkier references. Windows Server 2008: The Definitive Guide takes a refreshing approach. You won't find the history of Windows NT, or discussions on the way things used to work. Instead, you get only the information you need to use this server. If you're a beginning or intermediate system administrator, you learn how the system works, and how to administer machines running it. The expert administrators among you discover new concepts and components outside of your realm of expertise. Simply put, this is the most thorough reference available for Windows Server 2008, with complete guides to: Installing the server in a variety of different environments File services and the Windows permission structure How the domain name system (DNS) works Active Directory, including its logical and physical structure, hierarchical components, scalability, and replication Group Policy's structure and operation Managing security policy with predefined templates and customized policy plans Architectural improvements, new features, and daily administration of IIS 7 Terminal Services from both the administrator's user's point of view Networking architecture including DNS, DHCP, VPN, RADIUS server, IAS, and IPSec Windows clustering services --- applications, grouping machines, capacity and network planning, user account management Windows PowerShell scripting and command-line technology With Windows Server 2008: The Definitive Guide, you to come away with a firm understanding of what's happening under the hood, but without the sense that you're taking a graduate course in OS theory. If you intend to work with this server, this is the only book you need.

Windows Server 2008 PKI and Certificate Security

Windows Server 2008 PKI and Certificate Security
Author: Brian Komar
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2008-04-09
ISBN: 0735646406
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 PKI and Certificate Security Book Excerpt:

Get in-depth guidance for designing and implementing certificate-based security solutions—straight from PKI expert Brian Komar. No need to buy or outsource costly PKI services when you can use the robust PKI and certificate-based security services already built into Windows Server 2008! This in-depth reference teaches you how to design and implement even the most demanding certificate-based security solutions for wireless networking, smart card authentication, VPNs, secure email, Web SSL, EFS, and code-signing applications using Windows Server PKI and certificate services. A principal PKI consultant to Microsoft, Brian shows you how to incorporate best practices, avoid common design and implementation mistakes, help minimize risk, and optimize security administration.

Windows Server 2008 Bible

Windows Server 2008 Bible
Author: Jeffrey R. Shapiro
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1011
Release: 2008-07-10
ISBN: 0470399694
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 Bible Book Excerpt:

This version of the Server Bible will be the largest yet, catering to what is certainly the most advanced operating system introduced by Microsoft. The book will cater to the needs of the server administration community and will be designed to be a critical reference. The book will extensively cover the most notable new feature of Windows Server known as the "Server Core." Server Core is a significantly scaled-back installation where no graphical shell (explorer.exe) is installed, and all configuration and maintenance is done entirely through the command-line windows, or by connecting to the machine remotely using Microsoft Management Console. Server Core will also not include the .NET Framework, Internet Explorer or many other features not related to core server features. A Server Core machine can be configured for four basic roles: Domain controller, DNS Server, DHCP Server, and file server. Chapters on setup and installation will also cover the new componentized operating system Image-based setup and deployment tools, using WIM. In addition to the already extensive Active Directory support this book will now fully cover the "Read-Only Domain Controller" operation mode in Active Directory, intended for use in branch office scenarios where a domain controller may reside in a low physical security environment, was introduced in Windows Server 2003 R2 and will be extended in the 2008 version. Chapters covering policy-based networking, branch management and enhanced end user collaboration will be extended. Windows Server 2008 will also ship Internet Information Services 7 and the current chapters on IIS will thus be extended. Coverage of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 will also be introduced into this part of the book. We will also include coverage of the improved hot patching technology, which is a feature that allows non-kernel patches to occur without the need for a reboot. A significantly upgraded Terminal Services component, supporting RDP 6.0. will be covered in the chapter on terminal services. The most notable improvement is the ability to share a single application over a Remote Desktop connection, instead of the entire desktop. This will be added to an already extended chapter on this remote access technology. In addition to these new features the book will also carry over existing features brought over from (SP1/R2) of Server 2003. These include covering of new security features of the operating system, Group Policy management, change control and service level, and administration practices.

Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed

Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed
Author: Rand Morimoto,Michael Noel,Omar Droubi,Ross Mistry,Chris Amaris
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 1680
Release: 2010-01-07
ISBN: 9780672331503
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed Book Excerpt:

Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed is the most comprehensive and realistic guide to planning, design, prototyping, implementation, migration, administration, and support. Based on the authors’ unsurpassed experience working with Windows Server 2008 R2 since its earliest alpha releases, it offers indispensable guidance drawn from hundreds of production environments. Microsoft MVP Rand Morimoto and his colleagues systematically introduce Windows Server 2008 R2 to IT professionals, identifying R2’s most crucial enhancements and walking through every step of installation and configuration. Next, they present comprehensive coverage of every area of Windows Server 2008 R2, including Active Directory, networking services, security, R2 migration from Windows Server 2003 and 2008, administration, fault tolerance, optimization and troubleshooting, core application services, and more. The authors thoroughly address major Windows Server 2008 R2 enhancements and present extensive coverage of R2 innovations ranging from Hyper-V virtualization to DirectAccess and the enhancements in Failover Clustering. Every chapter contains tips, tricks, and best practices learned from actual deployments: practical information for using Windows Server 2008 R2 to solve real business problems. Detailed information on how to... Plan and migrate from Windows Server 2003/2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2 and use R2’s new server migration tools Manage Active Directory with Active Directory Administrative Center, Best Practice Analyzer, and PowerShell scripts Use R2’s updated security tools and templates to lock down servers, clients, and networks Maximize availability with Windows Server 2008 R2 clustering, fault tolerance, and replication Streamline client management with new Group Policy ADMX settings and management tools Improve remote access using DirectAccess, Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implement Hyper-V virtualization including the built-in Live Migration technology Leverage add-ons such as Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Media Services, and IIS 7.5

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrator s Reference

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrator s Reference
Author: Dustin Hannifin
Publsiher: Syngress
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2010-08-07
ISBN: 9781597495790
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administrator s Reference Book Excerpt:

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: The Administrators Essential Reference introduces the Windows Server 2008 R2, which is Microsofts flagship server operating systems latest release. The book explores its features; describes differences between the available editions; and discusses its deployment. After introducing Windows Server 2008 R2, the book explains its installation and configuration processes followed by its networking. It also examines different features, such as the active directory, internet information services 7.5, Hyper-V, and PowerShell V2. It discusses securing Windows Server 2008 R2 files and its print services, remote desktop services, high-availability and recovery features, and monitoring and troubleshooting; in addition, their delta changes are discussed in the final chapter. The book also explores the features that influence both Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. These features allow the server operating system to work with Windows 7. One feature is the BranchCache, which offers users who open files across a Wide Area Network a better end-user experience by caching copy in the branch office when a document or intranet Web site is opened for the first time. Another feature is DirectAccess, which is the new remote connectivity solution for Windows networks. Features information on how to plan, deploy, and administrate Windows Server 2008 R2 using best practice guidance Provides in-depth coverage of Hyper-V, DirectAccess, Remote Desktop Services, Active Directory, and BranchCache Includes Delta Changes to allow experienced administrators to quickly gain insight to changes between Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Author: Barrie Sosinsky
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2008-02-11
ISBN: 0470174595
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Book Excerpt:

A thorough resource for IT professionals on the Windows Server 2008 operating system describes the new features and capabilities of the network operating system in terms of its networking, storage, security, and everyday management functions. Original. (Intermediate)

The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008

The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008
Author: John Savill
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 1564
Release: 2008-10-01
ISBN: 0132797585
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 Book Excerpt:

“This book is an invaluable one-stop reference for deploying, configuring, and managing Windows Server 2008. It’s filled with John’s unique and hard-earned nuggets of advice, helpful scripts, and shortcuts that will save you time and money.” --Mark Russinovich The Start-to-Finish, Comprehensive Windows Server 2008 Book for Every Working Administrator and Architect To make the most of Windows Server 2008 in production environments, you need a deep understanding of its technical details. However, accurate and reliable information is scarce, and even most skilled Windows professionals don’t know Windows Server 2008 as well as they should. The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008brings together more than 1,500 pages of practical Windows Server 2008 insight and in-depth knowledge that you can't find anywhere else, all based on final code. John Savill—one of the world’s most visible and trusted experts on Windows Server technology—specializes in helping real companies use Windows Server 2008 to run their businesses. His access to Microsoft’s product team as a Microsoft MVP and one of 50 elite “Windows Server 2008 Delta Force Rangers” benefited this book’s accuracy and value. Coverage includes Deployment planning, implementing, and managing new features, including Windows Server Core and Hyper-V virtualization Choosing the right installation and upgrade options for your environment Securing Windows Server 2008: authentication, authorization, BitLocker, certification services, and more Implementing TCP/IP, advanced network services, remote access, and thin-client Terminal Services Active Directory in depth, including Federated Services, Lightweight Directory Services, and Rights Management Providing high availability through Network Load Balancing and failover clustering Using Windows Deployment Services to quickly deploy multiple servers Supporting complex distributed environments with the Distributed File System Automating server management with PowerShell and the command prompt Integrating Windows Server 2008 with UNIX, Linux, and legacy NetWare servers Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 and Vista environments, including an intuitive “how to” index to quickly locate answers to commonly asked questions www.savilltech.com/completeguidetowindows2008

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 A Beginner s Guide

Microsoft Windows Server 2008  A Beginner s Guide
Author: Marty Matthews
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2008-03-06
ISBN: 9780071596459
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 A Beginner s Guide Book Excerpt:

Get up and running on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with ease This hands-on guide covers all the essentials of deploying and administering the latest release of Microsoft's powerful, versatile network operating system. Using clear screenshots and step-by-step instructions, Microsoft Windows Server 2008: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to set up the server, migrate from earlier versions, and handle networking, administration, storage, and security. You'll also get details on the new Web tools and management utilities available in Windows Server 2008. Install, configure, and deploy Windows Server 2008 Set up and manage a network Work with Active Directory and Domains Set up communications features and an Internet connection Install, customize, and maintain Internet Information Services (IIS) 7 Configure a VPN server and client Set up Terminal Services and Remote Desktop Manage storage and file systems Secure your Windows Server environment Set up and manage printing and faxing Use the built-in management tools, including Server Manager and group policies

Mastering Windows Server 2008 Networking Foundations

Mastering Windows Server 2008 Networking Foundations
Author: Mark Minasi,Rhonda Layfield,John Paul Mueller
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 593
Release: 2011-02-09
ISBN: 1118059581
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mastering Windows Server 2008 Networking Foundations Book Excerpt:

Find in-depth coverage of general networking concepts and basic instruction on Windows Server 2008 installation and management including active directory, DNS, Windows storage, and TCP/IP and IPv4 networking basics in Mastering Windows Server 2008 Networking Foundations. One of three new books by best-selling author Mark Minasi, this guide explains what servers do, how basic networking works (IP basics and DNS/WINS basics), and the fundamentals of the under-the-hood technologies that support staff must understand. Learn how to install Windows Server 2008 and build a simple network, security concepts, and basic Windows Server administration.

Windows Server 2008 For Dummies

Windows Server 2008 For Dummies
Author: Ed Tittel,Justin Korelc
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2011-02-02
ISBN: 9781118052075
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 For Dummies Book Excerpt:

If you’re curious, but hesitant, about finding your way around Microsoft’s new Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 For Dummies is the book for you. This friendly reference shows you everything you need to know — from installation and deployment to building and running a Windows Server 2008 network. Server-based networking really is a big deal, and this 100% plain-English guide helps you make the most of it. You’ll find out about Windows Server 2008’s important functions, capabilities and requirements; develop a network implementation plan; take a step-by-step walkthrough of the installation process; and get valuable tips on how to boost your bandwidth beyond belief! Before you know it, you’ll be configuring connections to the Universe, working with active directory, and treating domains and controllers like old pals. Discover how to: Build and connect your network Install and configure Windows Server 2008 Set up and manage directory services Manage users and groups Install and manage print servers Secure your network Troubleshoot active networks Plan for installing Active Directory Proclaim and manage your own domain Resolve names between TCP/IP and NetBIOS Manage shares, permissions, and more Develop and implement a regular backup protocol Windows Server 2008 For Dummies may be easy-going, but it’s simply packed with need-to-know stuff that will send you diving into Windows Server 2008 experience just for the fun of it. So start now!

Windows Server 2008 All In One Desk Reference For Dummies

Windows Server 2008 All In One Desk Reference For Dummies
Author: John Paul Mueller
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 891
Release: 2011-02-09
ISBN: 1118051971
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 All In One Desk Reference For Dummies Book Excerpt:

If you’ve been waiting impatiently for the arrival of Windows Server 2008, wait no more! It’s here, and so is Windows Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies to help you install it, configure it, network with it, secure it, command it with Windows PowerShell, and more. Services best practices and the cool IIS Web server are covered too. The eight powerful quick-reference manuals in this one-stop guide cover all the information you need to perform common administrative tasks with Windows Server 2008. You’ll find sure-handed guidance and considerable detail on everything from installation to figuring out why a user can’t gain access to resources on the server. You also see procedures for all common tasks — everything from setting up Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) to promoting your server to a domain controller. Discover how to: Use Windows Server virtualization Perform a complete PC restore Configure server roles and features Measure system performance Add network clients and protocols Keep your server operating at peak performance Monitor network interactions with others Work with Active Directory RMS Use best practices for implementing security Implement scripts and cmdlets with PowerShell Uncloak viruses masquerading as services Windows Server 2008 contains so many features that it’s sometimes hard to know which one to install. No problem! Just flip open Windows Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies and find your answer in a flash!

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications
Author: Michael G. Solomon
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 413
Release: 2013-07-26
ISBN: 1284031667
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications Book Excerpt:

This revised and updated second edition focuses on new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Particular emphasis is placed on Windows XP, Vista, and 7 on the desktop, and Windows Server 2003 and 2008 versions. It highlights how to use tools and techniques to decrease risks arising from vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications. The book also includes a resource for readers desiring more information on Microsoft Windows OS hardening, application security, and incident management. Topics covered include: the Microsoft Windows Threat Landscape; Microsoft Windows security features; managing security in Microsoft Windows; hardening Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications; and security trends for Microsoft Windows computers. --

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications
Author: Michael Solomon
Publsiher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Total Pages: 401
Release: 2010-11-15
ISBN: 0763791938
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications Book Excerpt:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-373) and index.

Exam Ref 70 744 Securing Windows Server 2016

Exam Ref 70 744 Securing Windows Server 2016
Author: Timothy L. Warner,Craig Zacker
Publsiher: Microsoft Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2016-12-28
ISBN: 1509304282
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exam Ref 70 744 Securing Windows Server 2016 Book Excerpt:

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise coverage of the skills measured by the exam, challenging Thought Experiments, and pointers to more in-depth material for the candidate needing additional study, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates determine their readiness for the exam, and provides Exam Tips to help maximize their performance on the exam. The organization of the material mirrors the skills measured by the exam as presented on the certification exam webpage.

Virtualization Security

Virtualization Security
Author: Dave Shackleford
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2012-11-08
ISBN: 1118331516
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Virtualization Security Book Excerpt:

Securing virtual environments for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft hypervisors Virtualization changes the playing field when it comes to security. There are new attack vectors, new operational patterns and complexity, and changes in IT architecture and deployment life cycles. What's more, the technologies, best practices, and strategies used for securing physical environments do not provide sufficient protection for virtual environments. This book includes step-by-step configurations for the security controls that come with the three leading hypervisor--VMware vSphere and ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008, and Citrix XenServer. Includes strategy for securely implementing network policies and integrating virtual networks into the existing physical infrastructure Discusses vSphere and Hyper-V native virtual switches as well as the Cisco Nexus 1000v and Open vSwitch switches Offers effective practices for securing virtual machines without creating additional operational overhead for administrators Contains methods for integrating virtualization into existing workflows and creating new policies and processes for change and configuration management so that virtualization can help make these critical operations processes more effective This must-have resource offers tips and tricks for improving disaster recovery and business continuity, security-specific scripts, and examples of how Virtual Desktop Infrastructure benefits security.

MCITP Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Study Guide

MCITP  Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Study Guide
Author: Darril Gibson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 689
Release: 2011-01-31
ISBN: 9780470445006
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

MCITP Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Study Guide Book Excerpt:

Master Windows Server 2008 and navigate every detail of Microsoft’s new MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator exam with the information in MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Administration Study Guide (Exam 70-646, with CD). Learn the infrastructure, Web, and IT application servers and also how to use scripts and batch files to accomplish tasks on a regular basis. As a Server Administrator, you will understand how to manage the server operating system, file, and directory services, distribute software, patches, and updates, profile and monitor assigned servers, and troubleshoot. For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed

Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed
Author: Rand Morimoto,Michael Noel,Chris Amaris,Andrew Abbate,Mark Weinhardt
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 1320
Release: 2009-10-15
ISBN: 9780768696028
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed Book Excerpt:

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed is the ultimate guide to designing, deploying, managing, troubleshooting, and supporting any Exchange Server 2010 environment, no matter how large or complex. Drawing on their extensive experience with hundreds of enterprise Exchange Server environments--including Exchange Server 2010 early adopters--the authors thoroughly cover every stage of the Exchange Server 2010 lifecycle. They present detailed recommendations, proven tips and tricks, and step-by-step techniques for implementation and migration planning, architecture, installation, administration, security, monitoring, integration, availability, optimization, and much more. Rand Morimoto and his expert colleagues also offer indispensable practical guidance for making the most of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010’s many enhancements--from its improved web access to its enhanced support for Unified Communications and Mobility. Use proven best practices to plan your Exchange Server 2010 implementation Architect higher-performance, lower-cost enterprise Exchange Server environments Maximize the security of your Exchange Server infrastructure, transport, and messages Migrate smoothly from Exchange Server 2003/2007 and Active Directory 2000/2003 to Exchange Server 2010 and Active Directory 2008 Utilize Microsoft Operations Manager to monitor Exchange Server 2010 Use Windows PowerShell to streamline Exchange Server management Integrate other Microsoft technologies, including SharePoint 2007 and Office Communication Server 2007 Leverage the full capabilities of the Outlook Web App (OWA) client Provide robust messaging to non-Windows and non-Outlook systems Implement Exchange Server’s powerful new Database Availability Group replication feature Back up Exchange Server 2010 environments and recover quickly from a disaster Systematically optimize Exchange Server 2010 environments, including storage

Windows Server 2008 Administrator s Companion

Windows Server 2008 Administrator s Companion
Author: Charlie Russel,Sharon Crawford
Publsiher: Pearson Education
Total Pages: 2078
Release: 2008-04-16
ISBN: 0735642486
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Windows Server 2008 Administrator s Companion Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive, one-volume guide delivers the information you need to successfully deploy, administer, and support Windows Server 2008. The authors—MVP experts in Windows Server technologies—provide easy-to-follow procedures, practical workarounds, and key troubleshooting tactics for everyday, on-the-job results. Delve into core system administration topics, system features, and capabilities—and get expert insights for administering Windows Server 2008. This reference delivers essential information on Active Directory directory service, security issues, disaster planning and recovery, and interoperability with Linux and UNIX. It also includes coverage of Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, virtualization, clustering, and performance tuning. With the ADMINISTRATOR’S COMPANION, you get the in-depth information you need in a single volume. Includes a companion CD with a searchable eBook and sample utilities. For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 The Complete Reference

Microsoft Windows Server 2008  The Complete Reference
Author: Danielle Ruest,Nelson Ruest
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 866
Release: 2008-03-20
ISBN: 0071596461
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 The Complete Reference Book Excerpt:

Your Definitive Resource on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 "Build your network the right way with expert advice! This book provides real-world help in implementing Windows Server 2008 with attention to the use of virtualization solutions covering all you need to know in one well-written guide to success." --Bob Kelly, AppDeploy.com and Technical Reviewer Plan, set up, and administer a powerful, scalable Microsoft Windows Server 2008 environment. Featuring detailed explanations, best practices, pragmatic checklists, and real-world implementation examples, this comprehensive resource shows you how to deploy, manage, and secure WS08 on enterprise networks of all sizes. Microsoft Windows Server 2008: The Complete Reference explains how to develop migration plans and transition to WS08, configure AD and Internet services, handle print and Web servers, and work with resource pools and network delegation rights. You'll get full coverage of the latest virtualization techniques, OU strategies, remote administration features, and storage maintenance utilities. Find out how to tune performance, deploy bulletproof security, create reliable system backups, and design failsafe disaster recovery plans. You'll also learn to rely on resource pools and virtual service offerings to create the very best Windows infrastructure implementation. Migrate legacy networks to a Windows Server 2008-based infrastructure Configure ADDS, User Services, DNS, DHCP, and IIS7 Set up the Network and Build Network Infrastructure Servers Use Server Core to run the Hyper-V role on host servers Design user and computer Group Policy strategies, network delegation rights, and OU strategies Manage file, print, application, terminal, Web, and collaboration servers as virtual service offerings Administer WS08 from the MMC, PowerShell, desktop, and command line Optimize redundancy using Windows Clustering Services and NLB on both host and virtual machines Secure WS08 using the Castle Defense System, BitLocker, Kerberos, EFS, PKI, smart cards, and biometrics Back up and restore data using WBAdmin.exe, the Volume Shadow Copy service, and the Recovery Wizard Rely on the most up-to-date task list to create a complete administration plan once the network is deployed