Dive in—and discover how to really put Windows Server 2012 to work! This supremely organized reference packs the details you need to plan and manage a Windows Server 2012 implementation—including hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. Learn how the experts tackle Windows Server 2012—and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery. Topics include:

Managing Windows Server 2012 systems Storage and file systems TCP/IP networking DHCP and DNS Active Directory Group Policy Security and access Troubleshooting hardware Performance monitoring and tuning Backup and recovery

2 thoughts on “Windows Server 2012 Inside Out

  1. K. Hudson "Technical writer" says:

    This is a huge book – 1539 pages I have read other books by Stanek and they’ve been quite good. I did not read the entire 1500+ page book that I am reviewing now. Why? Well, it is 1500 pages and a technical book. Further, I am a technical writer for Microsoft and I know most of what is in this book already. However, I am not personal friends with the author, so I don’t consider this review biased in favor of the author. I like his work. In this book, he attempts to cover everything. He does not take on just “What is new” – he attempts to cover the whole product. That is not an easy job, but he does it admirably. Is everything here? No. I can only imagine that this would be more of an encyclopedia set if everything was here. I think the thing that I have to offer is covered well, what is maybe overkill, and what could be covered better:1. What is covered well?+ Boot configuration and troubleshooting (very, very good stuff!)+ Troubleshooting hardware / devices and device drivers+ Basic…

  2. Giuseppe Simpatia says:

    A very good attempt to cover everything about Windows Server 2012 Unlike other books on Windows servers, this one doesn’t focuses on any particular Microsoft exam. His 1500+ pages and 32 chapters can count on a well-organized structure based on five main topics:1) Windows Servers 2012 Overview2) Managing Windows Server 2012 Systems3) Managing Windows Server 2012 Storage and File System4) Managing Windows Server 2012 Networking and Domain Services5) Managing Active Directory and SecurityIf someone would request you to configure a newly installed Windows Server 2012 in a lonely island, without any support of Internet, mobile phones, colleagues, etc., you could definitely rely on this book like a valid resource to accomplish successfully any type of operation on your machine!Throughout his 32 chapters this book deals with every topic deeply, from the very basic aspects to the more complex ones.For example, talking about the Microsoft Management Console (MMC) no secondary aspect has been omitted: you can…

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