About Windows Server 2008 R2 Essentials
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This is the second edition of Windows Server 2008 Essentials and has been updated to reflect the new features and functionality introduced by the second release of Microsoft’s highly regarded server operating system, known as Windows Server 2008 R2.
Consisting of 37 chapters of detailed, in depth and practical information, Windows Server 2008 R2 Essentials is intended to cover all aspects of installing, configuring and administering Windows Server 2008 R2 systems. Whether new to Microsoft's Windows Server operating systems, or upgrading from Windows Server 2003, this eBook is designed to help the reader traverse the learning curve as rapidly as possible.
Topics covered in this publication include installation and upgrades, networking configuration, remote desktop services, disk and partition management, RAID configuration, security, BitLocker encryption, remote desktop access, print services, resource sharing, clustering, load balancing and user permission management.
In addition to providing a detailed overview of the features and functions of Windows Server 2008 R2, this on-line book also provides practical, step by step examples intended to bridge the gap between text book theory and real world practice.