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Active Directory Domain Services 2008 How-To


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  • Copyright 2009
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 528
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33045-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33045-2

Active Directory Domain Services 2008 How-To

Real Solutions for Active Directory 2008 Administrators

John Policelli

Need fast, reliable, easy-to-implement solutions for Microsoft Active Directory 2008? This book delivers exactly what you’re looking for. You’ll find nearly 250 tested, step-by-step procedures for planning, installing, customizing, and managing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in any production environment. Completely up-to-date, it fully reflects the brand new version of Active Directory introduced in Windows Server 2008, which contains the most significant changes since AD was first introduced. When time is of the essence, turn here first: get answers you can trust—and use—right now!

Fast, Accurate, and Easy-to-Use!

  • Prepare for Active Directory Domain Services installation
  • Install and uninstall Active Directory Domain Services
  • Manage trust relationships and functional levels
  • Manage Operations Master Roles and Global Catalog Servers
  • Efficiently administer sites and replication
  • Manage the Active Domain Services schema
  • Administer Active Directory DS data
  • Make the most of Active Directory Group Policies
  • Manage password replication policies
  • Implement fine-grained password and account lockout policies
  • Safely back up and recover Active Directory DS
  • Use Active Directory’s improved auditing capabilities to track changes more effectively

John Policelli has been honored by Microsoft as a Microsoft MVP for Directory Services. A solutions-focused IT consultant with over a decade of success in architecture, security, IT strategy, and disaster recovery, John has designed and implemented dozens of complex directory service, e-Messaging, web, networking, and security enterprise solutions. He has provided thought leadership for some of Canada’s largest Active Directory installations. He has also served as an author, technical reviewer, and subject matter expert for more than 50 training, exam writing, press, and whitepaper projects related to Windows Server 2008 Identity and Access Management, networking, and collaboration. His technology certifications include MCTS, MCSA, ITSM, iNet+, Network+, and A+.

Category:  Microsoft / Windows Server 

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Table of Contents

1.  Introduction 
2.  Prepare  for  Active  Directory  Domain  Services  Installation 
3.  Install  and  Uninstall  Active  Directory  Domain  Services 
4.  Manage  Trusts 
5.  Manage  Domain  Controllers 
6. Manage  Operations  Master  Roles 
7. Manage  Sites  and  Replication 
8. Manage  the  Schema 
9. Manage  Active  Directory  Domain  Services  Data 
10 Manage  Group  Policy 
11. Manage  Password  Replication Policies 
13. Manage  Active  Directory  Domain Services  Backup  and  Recovery 
14. Manage  Active  Directory Domain  Services  Auditing 
15. Manage  the  Windows  Time  Service 


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