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MCITP Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server 2008, Server Administration, Exam #70-646, 1st Edition

  • Michael Palmer
  • ISBN-10: 1423902386  |  ISBN-13: 9781423902386
  • 600 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $145.25
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Overview

MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008, Server Administration (Exam 70-646) prepares the reader to administer networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system and to pass the MCITP 70-646 certification exam. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the administration aspects of Windows Server 2008, this book includes topics such as installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting. In addition, the book includes fundamental coverage of topics from other MCTS certifications. This full-color book also features a series of activities and readings designed to engage readers and offer real-world operating system experiences to users at any level.

Features and Benefits

  • Full-color content maps fully to MCITP Certification Exam #70-646: Windows Server 2008, Server Administration.
  • Hands-on activities are interspersed throughout each chapter for a balance of conceptual material and hands-on reinforcement.
  • Case projects encourage readers to review and apply key concepts through real-world set up and administrative scenarios.
  • Includes a new appendix with a step-by-step guide to using virtualization software.
  • Contains full coverage of the new features in Windows Server 2008 including new administrative, security, virtualization, reliability, and monitoring features as well as Windows 7 as a server client.
  • Comes with a 120-day evaluation version of Microsoft Windows Server 2008.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Windows Server 2008.
2. Installing Windows Server 2008.
3. Configuring The Windows Servers 2008 Environment.
4. Introduction to Active Directory and Account Management.
5. Configuring, Managing, and Troubleshooting Resource Access.
6. Configuring Windows Server 2008 Printing.
7. Configuring and Managing Date Storage.
8. Managing Windows Server 2008 Network Services.
9. Deploying Internet Information Services and Certificate Authority.
10. Configuring Remote Access Services.
11. Windows Server 2008 Virtualization.
12. Application and Data Provisioning.
13. Securing Windows Server 2008.
14. Server and Network Monitoring.
15. Managing System Reliability and Availability.
APPENDIX A: MCITP 70-646 Exam Objectives
APPENDIX B: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enhancements.
APPENDIX C: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Virtualization Software.
GLOSSARY.

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Cengage Learning Premium eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111135010 | ISBN-13: 9781111135010)

The CL eBook for MCITP Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Server Administration (exam #70-646) is a flexible, comprehensive electronic book solution. It includes robust capabilities such as high-speed searching; electronic note-taking; a browser-based, PDF-style layout; highlighting; hyperlinks and media embedded within the text, and more.

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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1423902815 | ISBN-13: 9781423902812)

The Instructor Resources CD includes the following materials: Electronic Instructor's Manual--The Instructor's Manual that accompanies this book includes additional material to assist in class preparation, including suggestions for classroom activities, discussion topics, and additional activities. Solutions--The instructor resources include solutions to all end-of-chapter material, including review questions and case projects. PowerPoint presentations--This book comes with Microsoft PowerPoint slides for each chapter. They're included as a teaching aid for classroom presentation, to make available to students on the network for chapter review, or to be printed for classroom distribution. Instructors, please feel free to add your own slides for additional topics you introduce to the class. Figure files--All figures and tables in the book are reproduced on the Instructor Resources CD in bitmap format. Similar to the PowerPoint presentations, they're included as a teaching aid for classroom presentation, to make available to students for review, or to be printed for classroom distribution.

Lab Manual for Palmer's MCITP Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server 2008, Server Administration, Exam #70-646  (ISBN-10: 1423902823 | ISBN-13: 9781423902829)

Lab Manual for MCITP Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Server Administration prepares the reader with the hands-on instruction necessary to configure networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the network aspects of Windows Server 2008, this book includes hands-on labs to install, configure, and maintain Windows Server 2008. These labs offer a hands-on approach to learning that is a key component of the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 MCTS exams.

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Course Notes  (ISBN-10: 1111134960 | ISBN-13: 9781111134969)

Six-panel quick reference card that reinforces the critical knowledge related to Windows Server 2008 and the 70-646 certification in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes serve as a great reference tool during and after the student completes the course.

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LabConnection Standard Enterprise Solution for MCITP Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration (exam # 70-646)  (ISBN-10: 1111310319 | ISBN-13: 9781111310318)

With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008, SERVER ADMINISTRATION textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-646, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.

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Student Supplements

Cengage Learning Premium eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111135010 | ISBN-13: 9781111135010)

The CL eBook for MCITP Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Server Administration (exam #70-646) is a flexible, comprehensive electronic book solution. It includes robust capabilities such as high-speed searching; electronic note-taking; a browser-based, PDF-style layout; highlighting; hyperlinks and media embedded within the text, and more.

List Price = $261.95  | CengageBrain Price = $261.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $197.25

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Lab Manual for Palmer's MCITP Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server 2008, Server Administration, Exam #70-646  (ISBN-10: 1423902823 | ISBN-13: 9781423902829)

The LAB MANUAL FOR MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008, SERVER ADMINISTRATION prepares the reader with the hands-on instruction necessary to administer networks using the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system. Focusing on updates to the software and in-depth coverage of the administration aspects of Windows Server 2008, this book includes hands-on labs to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2008. These labs offer a hands-on approach to learning that is a key component of the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 MCTS/MCITP exams.

List Price = $62.95  | CengageBrain Price = $62.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $47.50

Course Notes  (ISBN-10: 1111134960 | ISBN-13: 9781111134969)

Six-panel quick reference card that reinforces the critical knowledge related to Windows Server 2008 and the 70-646 certification in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after you complete the course.

List Price = $7.95  | CengageBrain Price = $7.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $6.00

LabConnections Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285193458 | ISBN-13: 9781285193458)

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LabConnection on CengageBrain Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1285777646 | ISBN-13: 9781285777641)

List Price = $70.00  | CengageBrain Price = $70.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.50

LabConnection Standard Enterprise Solution for MCITP Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Administration (exam # 70-646)  (ISBN-10: 1111310319 | ISBN-13: 9781111310318)

With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008, SERVER ADMINISTRATION textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-646, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.

List Price = $57.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $42.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer, Ph.D., is an industry consultant and educator who has written numerous networking and operating systems books, including best-selling books about Microsoft® Windows® Server systems and UNIX®/Linux®. He is president of CertQuick, which provides computer and networking consulting services, technical authoring services, and computer science curriculum development for schools. Dr. Palmer has worked for 30 years in higher education and industry as an instructor, professor, systems and networking specialist, technical manager, department head, and consultant. He holds bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder.