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Mastering Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

Mastering Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

Steven Johnson

ISBN: 978-1-118-25586-5

Nov 2011

382 pages

Select type: O-Book


A complete, winning approach to the number one small business solution

Do you have 75 or fewer users or devices on your small-business network? Find out how to integrate everything you need for your mini-enterprise with Microsoft's new Windows Server 2008 Small Business Server, a custom collection of server and management technologies designed to help small operations run smoothly without a giant IT department. This comprehensive guide shows you how to master all SBS components as well as handle integration with other Microsoft technologies.

  • Focuses on Windows Server 2008 Small Business Server, an integrated server solution for small business, and part of the new Windows Essential Server Solutions
  • Covers the essentials of SBS deployment and setup, as well as integration with Windows Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Windows Update Services 3.0, Web Server technologies, and Windows Live OneCare for Server
  • Walks you step-by-step through instructions and practical applications and provides plenty of real-world examples to reinforce concepts

Get the very most out of Windows Server 2008 SBS with this comprehensive guide.

Introduction xxi

Chapter 1 • Installing Windows Small Business Server 2008 1

Chapter 2 • Setting Up and Utilizing an SBS 2008 Network 25

Chapter 3 • Migrating and ‘‘Upgrading’’ to Small Business Server 2008 53

Chapter 4 • Implementing a DNS Name Server and File Sharing with SBS 2008 79

Chapter 5 • Configuring and Administering Active Directory with SBS 2008 115

Chapter 6 • Configuring and Managing Groups and User Accounts with SBS 2008 143

Chapter 7 • Managing Group Policy with SBS 2008 171

Chapter 8 • Backing Up and Performing Disaster Recovery 195

Chapter 9 • Remote Access, Security, and Adding Servers with SBS 2008 217

Chapter 10 • Configuring Exchange Server 2007 for Small Business 245

Chapter 11 • Managing Clients, Troubleshooting, and Recovering from Disaster with Exchange for SBS 269

Chapter 12 • Introducing SQL Server 291

Chapter 13 • Using SharePoint with Your Small Business Server 325

Appendix • The Bottom Line 349

Index 363