Active Directory Administration for Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2 Front Cover

Active Directory Administration for Windows Server 2012 & Windows Server 2012 R2


Buy this book for yourself, a friend, a relative, and anyone else who needs help mastering Active Directory for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Learning Active Directory administration doesn’t have to be a frustrating experience, you can learn everything you need to manage Active Directory effectively by reading this book. To learn how to manage Active Directory, you need practical hands-on advice from an expert who understands what it is like to just start out. By working step by step through essential tasks, you can learn to:

  • Install forests, domain trees, and child domains
  • Add and remove writable domain controllers
  • Deploy and manage read-only controllers
  • Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot global catalog servers
  • Maintain directory and data integrity using operations masters
  • Evaluate sites, subnets, and replication before expanding a network
  • Establish a trust relationship between domains and between forests
  • Maintain and recover Active Directory Domain Services
  • Employ essential tools and command-line utilities

This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to manage Active Directory, including those who manage or support computers running Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Inside, you’ll find comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, documented examples, and much more.

One of the goals is to keep the content so concise that the book remains compact and easy to navigate while at the same time ensuring that the book is packed with as much information as possible–making it a valuable resource.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Active Directory Essentials
Chapter 2. Installing New Forests, Domain Trees, and Child Domains
Chapter 3. Deploying Writeable Domain Controllers
Chapter 4. Deploying Read-Only Domain Controllers
Chapter 5. Configuring, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Global Catalog Servers
Chapter 6. Configuring, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting Operations Masters
Chapter 7. Managing Active Directory Sites, Subnets, and Replication
Chapter 8. Managing Trusts and Authentication
Chapter 9. Maintaining and Recovering Active Directory
Appendix A. Active Directory Utilities Reference

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