Mastering Active Directory for Windows Server 2008

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-06-23
  • Publisher: Sybex
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With over 300 pages of new material, this in-depth guide delivers exactly the information that systems administrators and network application developers need to manage and maintain Active Directory Each chapter has been revised to address the new components, enhancements, and capabilities brought by Windows Server 2008 to the directory services Covers domain name system design, Active Directory forest and domain design, maintaining organizational units, managing group policy, implementing best practices, and more; PowerShell is also addressed throughout the book to provide specific scripting solutions in context Windows Server is the leading network operating system in the world, topping Unix for first place in 2005

Author Biography

John A. Price is the Lead Architect for a Microsoft Gold consulting firm in the Midwest. He has 11 years of experience with several Microsoft products, specializing in Active Directory, Exchange Server, and the System Center line of products.

Brad Price is an MCT with 16 years of experience in the IT field, specializing in Active Directory, Exchange Server, Systems Management Server, and Operation Manager. He is the author of several books on Active Directory.

Scott Fenstermacher is an MCSE/MCDBA/MCSD, also with 16 years of experience in IT, in areas such as programming and scripting, database design and programming, and Windows and Linux network management.

Table of Contents

Active Directory Design
Active Directory Fundamentals
Domain Name System Design
Active Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain Design
Organizing the Physical and Logical Aspects of AD DS
Flexible Single Master Operations Design
Active Directory Object Management
Managing Accounts: User, Group, and Computer
Maintaining Organizational Units
Managing Group Policy
Managing Active Directory Security
Active Directory Service Management
Managing Access with Active Directory Services
Managing Active Directory Rights Management Services
Managing Active Directory Certificate Services
Managing the Flexible Single Master Operations Roles
Maintaining the Active Directory Database
Active Directory Best Practices and Troubleshooting
Microsoft's Troubleshooting Methodology for Active Directory
Troubleshooting Problems Related to Network Infrastructure
Troubleshooting Problems Related to the Active Directory Database
Streamlining Management with Scripts
ADSI Primer
Active Directory Scripts
Monitoring Active Directory
Managing Active Directory with PowerShell
The Bottom Line
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