Master Windows Server 2008 networking from the ground up
Leading Windows authority and author of the bestsellingMastering Windows Server 2003, Mark Minasi, focuses on WindowsServer 2008 in three new books that teach you everything you needto know to plan, install, maintain, and troubleshoot networks basedon Windows Server 2008. This first book, Mastering WindowsServer 2008 Networking Foundations, transforms the network userinto a hands-on network administrator. Get a thorough grounding inbasic networking concepts as well as complete instruction inWindows Server 2008 installation and management. Master thetechniques in this book and you'll have the foundation for twoother books from Minasi, each targeting specific needs of WindowsServer administrators: Mastering Windows Server 2008 EssentialTechnologies and Mastering Windows Server 2008 EnterpriseTechnologies.
Understanding networks and their component hardware, software,and protocols
Setting up and deploying security from day one for yournetworks
Installing Windows Server 2008 and configuring a host ofoptions and choices
Mastering the GUI, the command line, the Registry, and GroupPolicy
Using the Microsoft Management Console to create your own"cockpit"
Deciphering Windows storage concepts and TCP/IP and IPv4networking basics
Learning DNS top-to-bottom so your Active Directory can stayactive
Laying the groundwork for Directory Services, Active Directory,and the day-to-day administration of Windows Server 2008
Note from the Author to owners of previous Mastering WindowsServer books
This book aims to provide new Windows network administrators thebasics that they need to understand Active Directory and otherconcepts, and if you've read one of my earlier Mastering WindowsServer books then you may want to start out with the second book,Essential Technologies – but look through the Table ofContents and decide for yourself. Thanks! —Mark
Mastering Windows Server 2008 Networking Foundations
John Paul Mueller is a freelance author and a technical editor. He has writing in his blood, having produced 49 books and more than 200 articles to date. The topics range from networking to artificial intelligence and from database management to heads-down programming. His current books include a COM+ programmer's guide and a book designed to help with home and small office networking. His technical editing skills have helped more than 25 authors refine the content of their manuscripts, some of which are certification related. In addition to book projects, John has provided technical editing services to both Data Based Advisor and Coast Compute magazines. A recognized authority on computer industry certifications, he's also contributed certification-related articles to magazines such as Visual Basic® Developer and SQL Server® Professional.