By Misrosoft Press
If you might have by no means used a home windows Server platform, this e-book might actually help.
For a person very acquainted with the home windows Server platform, and searching to benefit extra approximately Server 2008, i discovered this publication to be too excessive point to be worthy for any useful uses.
Things you won't find:
Information highlighting new positive aspects to home windows 2008 (for directors of 2003)
Security top practices / recommendations
You will in spite of the fact that discover a stable variety of step by step directions, regrettably that consider like they have been written for somebody who hasn't ever used a working laptop or computer before.
A nice instance of what you will discover is whatever like this step by means of step:
For area clients, you outline authorised brand workstations by way of following those steps:
1. Open the user's homes conversation field in lively listing clients and pcs after which click on Account tab
2. Open the Logon Workstations conversation field through clicking go online To.
3. pick out the subsequent desktops as proven in determine 11.6
4. sort the identify of the authorized laptop after which click on upload. Repeat this method to specify extra workstations
5. when you make a mistake, decide on the inaccurate access after which click on Edit or get rid of as appropriate.
For anything that could be a "pocket" advisor, there's a lot of filler (like the laughable step five above) and dialogue of subject matters which somebody administrating a server may still already comprehend (e.g. disk formatting, folder consumer permissions, and so forth) and do not belong in a "pocket consultant".
Furthermore, the publication does have a few flawed statements, for instance, it says that home windows Server internet simply helps 2GB of RAM. It truly helps 32GB. 2GB used to be a Server 2003 restrict [...]