Buy this book for yourself, a friend, a relative, and anyone else who needs help mastering Active Directory.
Learning Active Directory administration doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can learn everything you need to manage Active Directory effectively by reading this book. To learn how to manage Active Directory, you need practical hands-on advice from an expert who understands what it is like to just start out. By working step by step through essential tasks, you can learn to:
Install forests, domain trees, and child domains
Add and remove writable domain controllers and deploy read-only controllers
Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot global catalog servers
Maintain directory and data integrity using operations masters
Evaluate sites, subnets, and replication before expanding a network
Establish a trust relationship between domains and between forests
Maintain and recover Active Directory Domain Services
Employ essential tools and command-line utilities
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to manage Active Directory, including those who manage or support computers running Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Inside, you'll find comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, documented examples, and much more. One of the goals is to keep the content so concise that the book remains compact and easy to navigate while at the same time ensuring that the book is packed with as much information as possible--making it a valuable resource.