Author: Steve Clines
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-02-18
Whether you’re new to Active Directory (AD) or a savvy system administrator looking to brush up on your skills, Active Directory for Dummies, 2nd Edition will steer you in the right direction! Since its original release, Microsoft’s implementation of the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP) for the Windows Server line of networking software has become one of the most popular directory service products in the world. If you are involved with the design and support of Microsoft directory services and/or solutions, you really need this book! You’ll understand the basics of AD and utilize its structures to simplify your life and secure your digital environment. You’ll discover how to exert fine-grained control over groups, assets, security, permissions, and policies on a Windows network and efficiently configure, manage, and update the network. You’ll find new and updated material on security improvements, significant user interface changes, and updates to the AD scripting engine, password policies, accidental object deletion protection, and more. You will learn how to: Navigate the functions and structures of AD Understand business and technical requirements and determine goals Become familiar with physical components like site links, network services, and site topology Manage and monitor new features, AD replication, and schema management Maintain AD databases Avoid common AD mistakes that can undermine network security Complete with lists of the ten most important points about AD, and ten cool Web resources, and ten troubleshooting tips, Active Directory For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Active Directory. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Author: Ed Tittel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-02-02
If you’re curious, but hesitant, about finding your way around Microsoft’s new Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 For Dummies is the book for you. This friendly reference shows you everything you need to know — from installation and deployment to building and running a Windows Server 2008 network. Server-based networking really is a big deal, and this 100% plain-English guide helps you make the most of it. You’ll find out about Windows Server 2008’s important functions, capabilities and requirements; develop a network implementation plan; take a step-by-step walkthrough of the installation process; and get valuable tips on how to boost your bandwidth beyond belief! Before you know it, you’ll be configuring connections to the Universe, working with active directory, and treating domains and controllers like old pals. Discover how to: Build and connect your network Install and configure Windows Server 2008 Set up and manage directory services Manage users and groups Install and manage print servers Secure your network Troubleshoot active networks Plan for installing Active Directory Proclaim and manage your own domain Resolve names between TCP/IP and NetBIOS Manage shares, permissions, and more Develop and implement a regular backup protocol Windows Server 2008 For Dummies may be easy-going, but it’s simply packed with need-to-know stuff that will send you diving into Windows Server 2008 experience just for the fun of it. So start now!
Author: Max Green
Release Date: 2015-11-16
Discover How To Navigate The Windows 10 Operating System During the last 10 years, there have been some amazing advances in technology. These advances are moving so fast that it is almost impossible to keep up with everything. Microsoft has released the Windows 10 operating system, which is their newest operating system. This easy to follow handbook will guide you through this new operating system. No need to spend countless hours surfing the web to try to find answers. This book contains all the information you need to properly use Windows 10. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Interesting Facts About Windows 10 To Upgrade or Not to Upgrade Whats New With Windows 10 Windows 10 Tips and Tricks Best Apps For Windows 10 The World According to Cortana Windows 10 Overview Much, much more!
Create and manage highly-secure Ipsec VPNs with IKEv2 and Cisco FlexVPN The IKEv2 protocol significantly improves VPN security, and Cisco’s FlexVPN offers a unified paradigm and command line interface for taking full advantage of it. Simple and modular, FlexVPN relies extensively on tunnel interfaces while maximizing compatibility with legacy VPNs. Now, two Cisco network security experts offer a complete, easy-tounderstand, and practical introduction to IKEv2, modern IPsec VPNs, and FlexVPN. The authors explain each key concept, and then guide you through all facets of FlexVPN planning, deployment, migration, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, and optimization. You’ll discover how IKEv2 improves on IKEv1, master key IKEv2 features, and learn how to apply them with Cisco FlexVPN. IKEv2 IPsec Virtual Private Networks offers practical design examples for many common scenarios, addressing IPv4 and IPv6, servers, clients, NAT, pre-shared keys, resiliency, overhead, and more. If you’re a network engineer, architect, security specialist, or VPN administrator, you’ll find all the knowledge you need to protect your organization with IKEv2 and FlexVPN. Understand IKEv2 improvements: anti-DDoS cookies, configuration payloads, acknowledged responses, and more Implement modern secure VPNs with Cisco IOS and IOS-XE Plan and deploy IKEv2 in diverse real-world environments Configure IKEv2 proposals, policies, profiles, keyrings, and authorization Use advanced IKEv2 features, including SGT transportation and IKEv2 fragmentation Understand FlexVPN, its tunnel interface types, and IOS AAA infrastructure Implement FlexVPN Server with EAP authentication, pre-shared keys, and digital signatures Deploy, configure, and customize FlexVPN clients Configure, manage, and troubleshoot the FlexVPN Load Balancer Improve FlexVPN resiliency with dynamic tunnel source, backup peers, and backup tunnels Monitor IPsec VPNs with AAA, SNMP, and Syslog Troubleshoot connectivity, tunnel creation, authentication, authorization, data encapsulation, data encryption, and overlay routing Calculate IPsec overhead and fragmentation Plan your IKEv2 migration: hardware, VPN technologies, routing, restrictions, capacity, PKI, authentication, availability, and more
Get hands-on recipes to make the most of Ubuntu Server, CentOS 7 Linux Server and RHEL 7 Server About This Book Get Linux servers up and running in seconds, In-depth guide to explore new features and solutions in server administration Maintain performance and security of your server solution by deploying expert configuration advice Who This Book Is For This Learning Path is intended for system administrators with a basic understanding of Linux operating systems and written with the novice-to-intermediate Linux user in mind. To get the most of this Learning Path, you should have a working knowledge of basic system administration and management tools. What You Will Learn Set up high performance, scalable, and fault-tolerant back ends with web and database servers Facilitate team communication with a real-time chat service and collaboration tools Monitor, manage and develop your server's file system to maintain a stable performance Gain best practice methods on sharing files and resources through a network Install and configure common standard services such as web, mail, FTP, database and domain name server technologies Create kickstart scripts to automatically deploy RHEL 7 systems Use Orchestration and configuration management tools to manage your environment In Detail Linux servers are frequently selected over other server operating systems for their stability, security and flexibility advantages.This Learning Path will teach you how to get up and running with three of the most popular Linux server distros: Ubuntu Server, CentOS 7 Server, and RHEL 7 Server. We will begin with the Ubuntu Server and show you how to make the most of Ubuntu's advanced functionalities. Moving on, we will provide you with all the knowledge that will give you access to the inner workings of the latest CentOS version 7. Finally, touching RHEL 7, we will provide you with solutions to common RHEL 7 Server challenges.This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: 1) Ubuntu Server Cookbook 2) CentOS 7 Linux Server Cookbook, Second Edition 3) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Cookbook Style and approach This easy-to-follow practical guide contains hands on examples and solutions to real word administration problems and problems faced when building your RHEL 7 system from scratch using orchestration tools.
Implement a SOHO or SMB Linux infrastructure to expand your business and associated IT capabilities. Backed by the expertise and experienced guidance of the authors, this book provides everything you need to move your business forward. Pro Linux System Administration makes it easy for small- to medium–sized businesses to enter the world of zero–cost software running on Linux and covers all the distros you might want to use, including Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, and CentOS. Pro Linux System Administration takes a layered, component–based approach to open source business systems, while training system administrators as the builders of business infrastructure. Completely updated for this second edition, Dennis Matotek takes you through an infrastructure-as-code approach, seamlessly taking you through steps along the journey of Linux administration with all you need to master complex systems. This edition now includes Jenkins, Ansible, Logstash and more. What You'll Learn: Understand Linux architecture Build, back up, and recover Linux servers Create basic networks and network services with Linux Build and implement Linux infrastructure and services including mail, web, databases, and file and print Implement Linux security Resolve Linux performance and capacity planning issues Who This Book Is For: Small to medium–sized business owners looking to run their own IT, system administrators considering migrating to Linux, and IT systems integrators looking for an extensible Linux infrastructure management approach.