TechNet ON: Maximizing Windows Server 2008
Time Saving Tools
An overview of the new management and administration tools in Windows Server 2008 that make essential maintenance tasks faster and easier.
We introduce you to some of the freely available utilities and best practices to help you minimize downtime, enhance performance, and prevent problems before they occur.
Improvements to failover clusters (formerly known as server clusters) are aimed at simplifying clusters, making them more secure, and enhancing cluster stability.
Windows Server 2008 offers a new set of backup tools, and I want to show you how easy it is to use them with the new Windows Server 2008 R2.
Read-only domain controllers (RODCs) are a new feature of the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in the Windows Server systems. They represent a fundamental change to how you’d typically use domain controllers (DCs).
The two together are a formidable combination. DirectAccess with NAP lets you specify that only DirectAccess clients that meet system health requirements can reach intranet resources across the Internet.
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Windows Server 2008 broadens your ability maximize performance, minimize downtime, and prevent problems. Find guidance for getting the most from these new capabilities to simplify your management tasks.
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