About the Book :
Mastering Active Directory for Windows Server 2008 is thoroughly updated to address the new components, enhancements, and capabilities brought by Windows Server 2008 to the directory services. Every chapter is revised, and nearly 300 pages of new material have been added. Coverage includes: Domain Name System DesignActive Directory Forest and Domain DesignManaging Accounts: User, Group, and ComputerManaging Access with Active Directory ServicesMaintaining Organizational UnitsManaging Group PolicyActive Directory SecurityManaging Active Directory Rights Management ServicesManaging Active Directory Certificate ServicesMaintaining the Active Directory DatabaseImplementing Best Practices for Active Directory ServicesTroubleshooting the Network Infrastructure and the Active Directory DatabaseTroubleshooting Active Directory with System Center Operations Manager
About the Author :
John Price is a Microsoft Architect for a Microsoft Gold consulting firm in the Midwest. He has 10 years of experience with several Microsoft products, specializing in Active Directory, Exchange Server, SMS and MOM. Brad Price is an MCT with 16 years 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.
Interesting Facts :
High-level instruction aimed at the millions of IT professionals working in Windows Server 2008 environmentsWindows Server is the top network operating system in the world, beating out Unix for first place in 2005Delivers exactly the information that systems administrators and network application developers need to manage and maintain Active DirectoryThoroughly updated with over 300 pages of new material
IntroductionPart I: Active Directory DesignActive Directory FundamentalsDomain Name System DesignActive Directory Domain Services Forest and Domain DesignOrganizing the Physical and Logical Aspects of AD DSFlexible Single Master Operations DesignPart II: Active Directory Object ManagementManaging Accounts: User, Group, and ComputerMaintaining Organizational UnitsManaging Group PolicyManaging Active Directory SecurityPart III: Active Directory Service ManagementManaging Access with Active Directory ServicesManaging Active Directory Rights Management ServicesManaging Active Directory Certificate ServicesManaging the Flexible Single Master Operations RolesMaintaining the Active Directory DatabasePart IV: Active Directory Best Practices and TroubleshootingMicrosofts Troubleshooting Methodology for Active DirectoryTroubleshooting Problems Related to Network InfrastructureTroubleshooting Problems Related to the Active Directory DatabasePart V: Streamlining Management with ScriptsADSI PrimerActive Directory ScriptsMonitoring Active DirectoryManaging Active Directory with PowerShellAppendix A: The Bottom LineIndex