Windows Server 2008 Inside Out
William R. Stanek
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Learn how to conquer Windows Server 2008 from the inside out! Designed for system administrators, this definitive resource features hundreds of timesaving solutions, expert insights, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for administering Windows Server 2008 all in concise, fast-answer format. You will learn how to perform upgrades and migrations, automate deployments, implement security features, manage software updates and patches, administer users and accounts, manage Active Directory® directory services, and more. With INSIDE OUT, you ll discover the best and fastest ways to perform core administrative tasks, with an award-winning format that makes it easy to find exactly the tips, troubleshooting solutions, and workarounds you need. Plus, the companion CD comes packed with a fully searchable eBook and more than 100 timesaving tools and scripts. With INSIDE OUT, you get all muscle and no fluff!
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following: Whether your existing tools work under the new operating system. A number of older tools are incompatible with Windows Server 2008—management utilities must be Active Directory–aware, work with NTFS, and so on. Whether current tools will be needed once you move to Windows Server 2008. If a utility such as PKZIP, for example, is in use now, it might not be required for operations under Windows Server 2008, which has incorporated the functionality of ZIP into the operating system.
processing units (CPUs) and up to 75 percent of the available memory, while Microsoft SQL Server, also running on the server, can use only up to 33 percent of the available CPUs and up to 50 percent of the available memory. By further specifying that Exchange Server has priority over SQL Server, you can ensure that Exchange Server will always be optimally responsive. Using Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Windows Server 2008 Datacenter is the appropriate choice if you have mission-critical,
device connecting to the server—this usually corresponds to one CAL for every user or computer that will access the server. Your licensing program determines how you handle both the product key and product activation. Table 3-1 describes how each type of licensing affects installation. Table 3-1 Overview of Windows Server 2008 Product Keys and Activation Product License Product Key Product Activation Retail Product License Unique product key needed WPA Open License program Reusable
disk space equivalent to twice the installed RAM for this purpose. Although on a 32-bit system you could have a single hard disk with a single partition, it is better to have multiple partitions, even if the computer has only one drive. By using multiple partitions, you can separate operating system ﬁles from application data. Not only does this enhance security, it permits the use of services that require installation on nonsystem partitions. Create Additional Partitions If you plan to create
categories, not necessarily speciﬁc snap-ins that you want to use. You might want to organize the snap-ins into groups by creating folders for storing snap-ins of a speciﬁc type or category. For example, if you are creating a console tool for managing Active Directory, you might ﬁnd that there are four general types of snap-ins that you want to work with: General, Policy, Security, and Support. You would then create four folders in the console with these names. Chapter 6 While you are thinking