9780735627116x Good news: William Stanek has updated his Windows Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, which we released in early 2008. That book averages 4.5 stars at Amazon. William’s update—Windows Server 2008 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant, Second Edition (updated for R2; ISBN: 9780735627116; 720 pages, up from 572 pages)—was shipped to the printer today and will be available via online retailers in the middle of December.

 

Here is the book’s outline:

Chapter 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Overview    1

Chapter 2 Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2    31

Chapter 3 Managing Servers Running Windows Server 2008 R2    67

Chapter 4 Monitoring Processes, Services, and Events    89

Chapter 5 Automating Administrative Tasks, Policies, and Procedures    133

Chapter 6 Enhancing Computer Security    189

Chapter 7 Using Active Directory    211

Chapter 8 Core Active Directory Administration    237

Chapter 9 Understanding User and Group Accounts    275

Chapter 10 Creating User and Group Accounts    297

Chapter 11 Managing User and Group Accounts    323

Chapter 12 Managing File Systems and Drives    357

Chapter 13 Administering Volume Sets and RAID Arrays    403

Chapter 14 Managing File Screening and Storage Reporting    425

Chapter 15 Data Sharing, Security, and Auditing    441

Chapter 16 Data Backup and Recovery    495

Chapter 17 Managing TCP/IP Networking    533

Chapter 18 Administering Network Printers and Print Services    549

Chapter 19 Running DHCP Clients and Servers    585

Chapter 20 Optimizing DNS    629

You can pre-order the book here. We’ll post excerpts from the book near its availability date in December.