This practical hands-on guide for Windows power users and IT professionals delivers ready answers for using Windows command-line tools to manage Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. Not only is this book packed with examples that show you how to run, use, schedule, and script Windows commands and support tools, it's written by a well-known author of more than 100 computer books and features easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by step instructions.
Designed for anyone who wants to learn Windows Command Line, this book will help you perform tasks more efficiently, troubleshoot performance issues and programs, manage computer settings, perform routine maintenance, 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.
After reading this book, you’ll have a better understanding of administration using Windows PowerShell. Techniques for working at the prompt and using scripts are covered extensively. Windows PowerShell for Administration starts by teaching you how to:
Manage computers using scripts
Validate PowerShell requirements while scripting
Use conditional statements to control script execution
Use control loops to execute commands repeatedly
Record PowerShell sessions using transcripts
Manage blocks of commands
Then Windows PowerShell for Administration shows you how to:
Manage system configuration
Gather system information
Inventory and evaluate computers
Work with files, directories and drives
Configure security permissions and auditing
Configure event logging
Write custom events
Manage configuration of system services
Create and use restore points
Manage computer accounts and join computers to domains
Manage running processes and services
Monitor system performance
Resolve performance issues
Take control of Windows and Windows Server today using PowerShell! Look also for Windows PowerShell: The Personal Trainer.
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Managing servers running Windows Server 2012 Creating user and group accounts Monitoring services, processes, and events Administering Active Directory Managing files, folders, drives Automating administrative tasks and policies Administering data sharing, security, and auditing Managing TCP/IP networking Implementing data backup and recovery Administering network printers and print services
To learn how to use the Internet, 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 each of the technologies that tie the Internet together, you can learn how to use the Internet effectively, how to use email, how to find what you’re looking for on the web, and a whole lot more.
These days it seems everyone has a smart phone, tablet, or laptop that can connect to the Internet, but not everyone knows how to use those devices effectively, especially when it comes email, the Internet, and the web. Well, this one-stop guide provides everything you and anyone else needs to know.
Administration overview Managing servers running Windows Server 2012 R2 Monitoring services, processes, and events Automating administrative tasks, policies, and procedures Enhancing computer security Using Active Directory Core Active Directory administration Creating user and group accounts Managing existing user and group accounts
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
Managing file systems and drives Configuring storage Data sharing Managing TCP/IP networking Running DHCP clients and servers Optimizing DNS Administering network printers and print services Security, compliance, and auditing Backup and recovery
TCP/IP networking Managing DHCP DNS infrastructure and management Implementing and managing DNS and WINS Active Directory architecture, sites, replication, domain services Read-only domain controllers Managing users, groups, and computers Managing Group Policy Active Directory site administration Deploying and managing print services
IIS 8 provides the core services for hosting Web servers and Web applications. To learn how to manage Web applications running on IIS and perform advanced administration tasks, you need practical hands-on advice from an expert who has years of experience working with IIS. William Stanek is such an expert.
By reading this book and working step by step through the essential tasks discussed, you can learn to:
Manage ISAPI and CGI applications Configure ASP, ASP.NET, and .NET Framework settings Create and configure custom IIS applications Customize settings for application pools Start, stop, and recycle worker processes Maintain application health and performance Enhance Web server security and permissions Configure handler mappings and authentication Monitor and optimize IIS performance Manage IIS backups
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to manage Web applications and perform advanced administration of IIS 8.0 and IIS 8.5. 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.
Learning Group Policy doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can learn everything you need to manage Group Policy effectively by reading this book. To learn how to manage Group Policy, 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:
Configure Local GPOs and Active Directory-based GPOs Manage policy preferences and settings Model policy changes through the console Maintain the SYSVOL Diagnose and troubleshoot replication issues Know when to enforce, block, or override inheritance Filter policy settings, search GPOs, and manage permissions Implement change control and advanced management Manage operating system-specific deployment issues
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to manage Group Policy, including those who manage or support computers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, 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.
Also includes the full text of William Stanek's Smart Brain quick start guide to Group Policy: Group Policy Fast Start.
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 andbetween 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.
Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with Office 365 and Exchange Online. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining Office 365 and Exchange Online, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource.
Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to master Office 365 and Exchange Online in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions.
Topics include establishing remote sessions with Office 365 and Exchange Online; creating and licensing user accounts; adding mailboxes to accounts; connecting to Office 365, Exchange Online and Windows Azure using PowerShell; creating and using contacts; adding equipment, room and other special purpose mailboxes; managing delivery, permissions and storage; managing groups for sharing and collaboration; configuring mail support for Outlook and Outlook Web App; customizing Office 365 and Exchange Online security; and many more topics essential for administration.
Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with many new ideas, it'll help you master Office 365 and Exchange Online essentials in the shortest amount of time possible.
After completing your Office 365 and Exchange Online journey with this in-depth guide, you will be ready to support Office 365 and Exchange Online regardless of whether you want to work with the graphical interface of Windows PowerShell.
As you will soon learn, Office 365 is versatile, flexible and highly customizable, allowing you to personalize the product to meet your needs.
The focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done.
By reading this book and working step by step through the essential tasks discussed, you can learn to:
Install Web and application servers Enable and configure remote administration Perform administration using the command-line and Windows PowerShell Configure Web sites, servers, and virtual directories Manage the global IIS configuration settings Customize Web content, HTTP headers, and error messages Use included files, custom file types, and caching Set up logging and track usage statistics
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to manage IIS 8, 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.
Deploying Exchange Server 2013 Administration essentials Using Exchange Management Shell Managing Exchange clients User and contact administration Mailbox administration Working with Distribution Groups and Address Lists Implementing security
Configuring and optimizing Windows 8.1 computers Customizing the desktop and interface Configuring user and computer policies Automating configuration Managing user access and security features Installing and maintaining programs Managing hardware devices and drivers Handling maintenance and support tasks
Managing firmware, boot configuration, and startup Using TPM and BitLocker Managing disk drives and file systems Configuring advanced storage Managing file security and resource sharing Maintaining data access and availability Configuring and troubleshooting TCP/IP networking Managing mobile networking and remote access Configuring advanced networking solutions
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant, 2nd Edition is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times as you deal with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 administration. Whether you handle administration for 50 users or 5000, this hands-on, fast answers guide focuses on what you need to do to get the job done quickly. With extensive easy-to-read tables, lists, and step-by-step instructions, it's the portable, readable guide that you consistently save you time and minimize system downtime by giving you the right information right now. Get fast facts to:
Plan, deploy, and configure SQL Server 2008 R2 Administer server and surface security, access, and network configuration Import, export, transform, and replicate data Use SQL Server Management Studio for core administrative tasks Manipulate schemas, tables, indexes, and views Automate maintenance and implement policy-based management Monitor server activity and tune performance Manage log shipping and database mirroring Perform backups and recovery
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn XSL, including those who create or support XML applications and XML-based solutions. 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.
Learning XSL doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can use XSL: The Personal Trainer for XSLT, XPath and XSL-FO to learn everything you need to use XSL and related technologies effectively.
Look also for XML, DTDs, Schemas: The Personal Trainer.
Customize the User Interface and settings
Search and index your documents and data
Install, configure, run and repair software; fine-tune startup and recovery settings
Detect and troubleshoot hidden problems; optimize your computer’s power management settings
Balance the tradeoffs in appearance and performance
Extend your desktop with multiple monitors
Apply expert tips for maintaining your computer.
This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn Windows 7, including those who manage or computers running Windows 7. 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.
Managing databases and availability groups Core database administration Compliance and role-based access controls Managing mail flow Working with client access servers Managing mobile users Maintenance, monitoring, and queuing Backups and restorations
Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with on-premises, online and hybrid implementations of Microsoft Exchange. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016 or Exchange Online, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource.
Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to master Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Online in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions.
Topics include establishing remote sessions with Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Online; creating mailbox-enabled user accounts; adding mailboxes to existing accounts; connecting to Exchange Online and Windows Azure using PowerShell; creating mail-enabled contacts; adding equipment, room and other special purpose mailboxes; moving, maintaining and repairing mailboxes; managing delivery restrictions, permissions and storage limits; managing address lists and distribution groups; configuring mail support for Outlook; customizing the Exchange Shell; configuring role-based Exchange permissions; and many more topics essential for Exchange administration.
Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with many new ideas, it'll help you master Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Online in the shortest amount of time possible.
After completing your Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Online journey with this in-depth guide, you will be ready to support Microsoft Exchange regardless of whether you are working in an on-premises, online or hybrid environment.
As you will soon learn, Microsoft Exchange is versatile, flexible and highly customizable, allowing you to personalize the messaging system to meet your needs.
Get the focused information you need to solve problems and get the job done.
By working step by step through document structures, DTD elements and schema definitions, you can master XML fundamentals while learning how to describe data structures in XML DTDs and XML schemas. This book is designed for anyone who wants to learn XML, including those who create or support XML-based solutions.
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.
Learning XML doesn't have to be a frustrating experience, you can use XML, DTDs, Schemas: The Personal Trainer to learn everything you need to use XML and related technologies effectively.
Deployment Boot configuration Administration Configuring roles, role services, and features Managing and troubleshooting hardware TPM and Bitlocker drive encryption Managing the registry Software and user account control administration Managing storage and file systems File sharing and security features Performance monitoring, analyzing, and tuning Backup and recovery
With its comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, and documented examples, this book delivers the fast, accurate information you need to get the job done whether you’re at your desk or in the field!
Designed for anyone who wants to use Windows Command Line for managing Windows and Windows Server, this book will help you use event-logging tools to monitor and fine-tune system performance, gain control over disks beyond what you can do from the GUI, maintain network printers and print services, maintain Active Directory users and groups, 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.
You'll learn to:
Navigate Exchange Admin Center options
Start and use Exchange Management Shell
Work with Exchange Online
Understand Office 365 licensing
Using Windows PowerShell with Exchange Online
Connect using remote sessions
Work with Exchange and Exchange Online cmdlets
Link Exchange Online and Windows Azure
Connect to Windows Azure for management
Written by award-winning author and technology expert William Stanek, Presenting Exchange puts expert advice at your fingertips.
Microsoft MVP Rand Morimoto and his colleagues systematically introduce Windows Server 2008 R2 to IT professionals, identifying R2’s most crucial enhancements and walking through every step of installation and configuration. Next, they present comprehensive coverage of every area of Windows Server 2008 R2, including Active Directory, networking services, security, R2 migration from Windows Server 2003 and 2008, administration, fault tolerance, optimization and troubleshooting, core application services, and more.
The authors thoroughly address major Windows Server 2008 R2 enhancements and present extensive coverage of R2 innovations ranging from Hyper-V virtualization to DirectAccess and the enhancements in Failover Clustering. Every chapter contains tips, tricks, and best practices learned from actual deployments: practical information for using Windows Server 2008 R2 to solve real business problems.
Detailed information on how to...Plan and migrate from Windows Server 2003/2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2 and use R2’s new server migration tools Manage Active Directory with Active Directory Administrative Center, Best Practice Analyzer, and PowerShell scripts Use R2’s updated security tools and templates to lock down servers, clients, and networks Maximize availability with Windows Server 2008 R2 clustering, fault tolerance, and replication Streamline client management with new Group Policy ADMX settings and management tools Improve remote access using DirectAccess, Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services), and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implement Hyper-V virtualization including the built-in Live Migration technology Leverage add-ons such as Windows SharePoint Services, Windows Media Services, and IIS 7.5
SharePoint Portal Server is an essential part of the enterprise infrastructure for many businesses. Building on the success of previous versions of SharePoint For Dummies, this new edition covers all the latest features of SharePoint 2013 and provides you with an easy-to-understand resource for making the most of all that this version has to offer. You'll learn how to get a site up and running, branded, and populated with content, workflow, and management. In addition, this new edition includes essential need-to-know information for administrators, techsumers, and page admins who want to leverage the cloud-hosted features online, either as a standalone product or in conjunction with an existing SharePoint infrastructure.Walks you through getting a SharePoint site up and running effectively and efficiently Explains ongoing site management and offers plenty of advice for administrators who want to leverage SharePoint and Office 365 in various ways Shows how to use SharePoint to leverage data centers and collaborate with both internal and external customers, including partners and clients
SharePoint 2013 For Dummies is essential reading if you want to make the most of this technology.
Drawing on their extensive experience with hundreds of enterprise Exchange Server environments--including Exchange Server 2010 early adopters--the authors thoroughly cover every stage of the Exchange Server 2010 lifecycle. They present detailed recommendations, proven tips and tricks, and step-by-step techniques for implementation and migration planning, architecture, installation, administration, security, monitoring, integration, availability, optimization, and much more.
Rand Morimoto and his expert colleagues also offer indispensable practical guidance for making the most of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010’s many enhancements--from its improved web access to its enhanced support for Unified Communications and Mobility.
Use proven best practices to plan your Exchange Server 2010 implementation Architect higher-performance, lower-cost enterprise Exchange Server environments Maximize the security of your Exchange Server infrastructure, transport, and messages Migrate smoothly from Exchange Server 2003/2007 and Active Directory 2000/2003 to Exchange Server 2010 and Active Directory 2008 Utilize Microsoft Operations Manager to monitor Exchange Server 2010 Use Windows PowerShell to streamline Exchange Server management Integrate other Microsoft technologies, including SharePoint 2007 and Office Communication Server 2007 Leverage the full capabilities of the Outlook Web App (OWA) client Provide robust messaging to non-Windows and non-Outlook systems Implement Exchange Server’s powerful new Database Availability Group replication feature Back up Exchange Server 2010 environments and recover quickly from a disaster Systematically optimize Exchange Server 2010 environments, including storage
The latest release of Microsoft's messaging system allows for easier access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars from a variety of devices and any location while also giving users more control and freeing up administrators to perform more critical tasks. This innovative new field guide starts with key concepts of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and then moves through the recommended practices and processes that are necessary to deploy a top-quality Exchange service. Focuses on the Exchange ecosystem rather than just the features and functions of the Exchange product Focuses on scenarios facing real customers and explains how problems can be solved and requirements met Zooms in on both on-premises deployments as well as Exchange Online cloud deployments with Office 365 Helps you thoroughly master the new version with step-by-step instruction on how to install, configure, and manage this multifaceted collaboration system
Whether you're upgrading from Exchange Server 2010 or earlier, installing for the first time, or migrating from another system, this step-by-step guide provides the hands-on instruction, practical application, and real-world advice you need.
Overwhelmed by e-mail and ready to simplify your inbox? You’ll be surprised at all the things you can accomplish with this mini guide to effectively using Outlook 2010. From creating notes, managing e-mail, and maintaining your calendar to eliminating spam and tracking your schedule, you’ll take back control of your inbox and stay organized with Outlook 2010 and help from For Dummies.
Open the book and find:Tips for setting up the Navigation pane Easy e-mail essentials Steps for storing names and addresses How to use the Outlook calendar Ways to reduce spam
Here's WHAT you'll learn: Send and receive messages, files, and photos Set up e-mail filters to weed out the junk Manage your contacts and stay in touch Keep track of your calendar and manage your tasks Read RSS feeds right from your inbox Jot down e-notes and keep a journal
Here's HOW you'll learn it: Jump in whenever you need answers Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts Quick TRY THIS! exercises help apply what you learn right away
This comprehensive new volume shows you how to compile PostgreSQL from source, create a database, and configure PostgreSQL to accept client-server connections. It also covers the many advanced features, such as transactions, versioning, replication, and referential integrity that enable developers and DBAs to use PostgreSQL for serious business applications. The thorough introduction to PostgreSQL's PL/pgSQL programming language explains how you can use this very useful but under-documented feature to develop stored procedures and triggers. The book includes a complete command reference, and database administrators will appreciate the chapters on user management, database maintenance, and backup & recovery. With Practical PostgreSQL, you will discover quickly why this open source database is such a great open source alternative to proprietary products from Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft.
The sendmail program has withstood the test of time because of its ability to solve the mail-routing needs of all sites large or small, complex or simple. But it's also difficult to configure and even more difficult to understand. That's why this book has proven valuable since the dawn of email. With it, you will be able to configure the program to meet any need, so that you never again have to call in a sendmail guru to bail you out.
sendmail includes the following sections:Some Basics is especially useful for people new to the program. It covers the basic concepts underlying mail delivery and the roles sendmail plays in that delivery
Administration covers all aspects of handling sendmail, from downloading and installing new releases to managing mailing lists and aliases
Configuration Reference contains a heavily cross-referenced guide for configuring and tuning sendmail. Every arcane detail of sendmail is listed alphabetically
Appendices contain more detail about sendmail than you may ever need
This edition also includes new material on SSL and AUTH and a new chapter on Mitlers. If you're interested in what has changed since the last edition, one appendix categorizes the many improvements of sendmail's intervening versions by chapter, complete with references to the appropriate sections and page numbers in the book.
With sendmail, system administrators, programmers, network engineers, and even inexperienced users will be able to match this challenging but necessary utility to the needs of their network.
Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to organize your email, arrange your calendar, and manage tasks using Outlook on your Mac. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Switch from Microsoft Entourage with minimal disruption Manage all your e-mail accounts in one place with Outlook Use the Calendar to schedule meetings and appointments Set custom rules to sort your email automatically Prioritize and track every task—business and personal Customize Outlook to accommodate the way you work
Your Step by Step digital content includes: All the book’s practice files—ready to download and put to work. Fully searchable online edition of this book—with unlimited access on the Web. Free online account required. Video tutorials illustrating important procedures and concepts.
As the number one e-mail client and personal information manager, Microsoft Outlook offers a set of uncomplicated features that maximize the management of your e-mail, schedule, and general daily activities, with the least amount of hassle possible. Comprised of ten minibooks in one and packed with more than 800 pages, this All-in-One For Dummies reference walks you through the convenience of Microsoft Outlook and introduces you to the newest features of the 2010 version.
After a description of how to get started with Outlook 2010, you’ll get complete coverage on e-mail basics, advanced e-mail features, working with the calendar, managing contacts, and working with Business Contact Manager. You’ll learn how to track tasks, take notes, and record items in the journal, as well as customize and manage Outlook and get mobile with Outlook.Offers soup-to-nuts coverage of Microsoft Outlook 2010, the newest version of the number one most popular e-mail manager Walks you through getting started with Outlook and e-mail basics, and gradually progresses to more advanced features and capabilities of e-mail Explains how to work with the Outlook 2010 calendar and manage your contacts Addresses tracking tasks, taking notes, recording items in the journal, and working with Business Contact Manager Shows you how to customize your Outlook, manage all the information within Outlook, and take Outlook on the road
Get a whole new outlook on Outlook 2010 with this complete guide!
PGP & GPG: Email for the Practical Paranoid is for moderately skilled geeks who are unfamiliar with public-key cryptography but who want to protect their communications on the cheap. Author Michael Lucas offers this easy-to-read, informal tutorial on PGP, so you can dive in right away.
Inside, you’ll learn:
* How to integrate OpenPGP with the most common email clients (like Outlook and Thunderbird)
* How to use the tricky command-line versions of these programs
* How to join and use the Web of Trust
If you're not using PGP yet, this book supplies the confidence you need to get started. And if you are, it will show you how to use these tools more easily and effectively.
Your all-in-one learning experience includes:Files for building skills and practicing the book’s lessons Fully searchable eBook Bonus quick reference to the Ribbon, the new Microsoft Office interface Windows Vista Product Guide eReference—plus other resources on CD
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
This book gives you just what you need to know to set up and maintain an email server. Unlike other approaches that deal with one component at a time, this book delivers a step-by-step approach across all the server components, leaving you with a complete working email server for your small business network.
Starting with a discussion on why you should even consider hosting your own email server, the book covers setting up the mail server. We then move on to look at providing web access, so that users can access their email out of the office. After this we look at the features you'll want to add to improve email productivity: virus protection, spam detection, and automatic email processing. Finally we look at an essential maintenance task: backups.
Written by professional Linux administrators, the book is aimed at technically confident users and new and part-time system administrators. The emphasis is on simple, practical and reliable guidance.
Based entirely on free, Open Source software, this book will show you how to set up and manage your email server easily.
Carefully and thoroughly, the authors explain what’s new and different in Microsoft Exchange 2013 and guide you through architecting, planning, implementing, and transitioning to your new Exchange Server environment. They offer best practices for establishing solid Active Directory, DNS, fabric, virtualization, and PKI security environments to support Exchange; implementing high availability and site resilience; and much more.
You’ll find expert discussions of security and compliance and uniquely practical and detailed coverage of day-to-day administration, management, maintenance, and optimization. The authors next turn to advanced platform integration, helping you leverage the full benefits of linking Exchange Server, SharePoint, and Unified Messaging. They conclude with a full section on Exchange Server’s dramatically improved support for endpoint clients, including Apple, Android, and Microsoft smartphones and tablets.
Detailed information on how to...
Use proven best practices to install Exchange Server 2013 from scratch or to upgrade from Exchange Server 2007/2010 Integrate Active Directory, DNS, fabric, and virtualization with Exchange Server 2013 Implement certificate-based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Plan, deploy, migrate to, and support public folders Protect your users and organization with both policy-based and content-enforced security Design and implement message archiving, retention, and eDiscovery Administer, optimize, and document your Exchange Server 2013 environment Architect all aspects of an integrated, enterprise-level Exchange Server 2013 environment Integrate Exchange Server with SharePoint Site Mailboxes, Enterprise Search, and more Leverage the robust Outlook client for Windows, Mac, Web, tablet, and mobile phones
Get the full-color, visual guide that makes learning Microsoft Outlook 2013 plain and simple! Follow the book’s easy steps and screenshots and clear, concise language to learn how to stay productive and keep in touch with all of your personal, business, and social media networks.
Here’s WHAT you’ll learn:
Format and send messages, files, and photos Set up mobile alerts for important messages Manage your inbox and limit junk mail Update and share your calendar Add social media network accounts and collaborate Connect with and meet contacts online using Lync
Here’s HOW you’ll learn it:
Jump in wherever you need answers Follow easy STEPS and SCREENSHOTS to see exactly what to do Get handy TIPS for new techniques and shortcuts Use TRY THIS! Exercises to apply what you learn right away
Have all your questions about Microsoft's new Exchange Server 2010 answered on the spot with this handy reference guide. Designed for easy access with special headings, thumb tabs, easy-to-read lists, and more, this book is the perfect quick resource for those day-to-day issues that come up just when you least expect them.Covers the number one product of its kind, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Offers a quick-access reference for your day-to-day administration of Exchange Server 2010 Includes thumb tabs, secondary and tertiary tables of contents, and special heading treatments to provide quick and easy lookup, as well as quick-reference tables, lists, and step-by-step instruction to provide Exchange administrators answers on the spot
Keep this helpful, handy guide within easy reach.
If you've ever wanted to try MailChimp but weren't sure where to start or possibly found it intimidating, then this is the book for you. Follow along with simple step-by-step instructions that will make it easy to master sending your first campaign and get you connecting with your fan base.
In this short guide you'll discover:
-How to set up your account and start your first list
-How to build various types of signup forms
-How to build your first campaign
-How to understand analytics
-Ideas for building your mailing list
-General tips and do's and don'ts for writing your campaigns
-Explore further integrations such as WordPress plugins, mobile apps, Facebook and tablet forms
Email marketing shouldn't be hard and it shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg either so sit back, pull up a seat, and let's start building you some new skills.
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This must-read guide is divided into three distinct sections: fundamental concepts, tutorial, and reference. The first three chapters are a basic discussion of the network protocols and services. This discussion provides the fundamental concepts necessary to understand the rest of the book. The remaining chapters provide a how-to tutorial for planning, installing and configuring various important network services. The book concludes with three appendixes that are technical references for various configuration options. Content specifics include how to:
Install, configure, and manage a Microsoft DNS and Windows DHCP serverControl remote communications with Microsoft RRAS softwareProtect hosts with Internet Connection FirewallsConfigure Internet and Intranet Web services with IISDesign proper security into your networkTroubleshoot the network when problems develop
After you've turned the final page of Windows Server 2003 Network Administration, you'll not only understand how to network, but also why it needs to be done.
The authors cover the technologies new to Windows 2008, such as IPv6, Network Access Protection (NAP), Network Policy Server (NPS), Terminal Services Remote Programs, Windows Deployment Services (WDS), Hyper-V virtualization, and more! This book doesn’t just describe the features and functions included in Windows 2008--there are notes throughout the book explaining how organizations have successfully used the technologies to fulfill core business needs. Tips, tricks, and best practices share lessons learned from hundreds of implementations of Windows 2008 in real-world environments.
Detailed information on how to…Plan and migrate from Windows 2000/2003 to Windows 2008 Leverage new tools and utilities that simplify system and network administration functions Enable the latest security technologies to improve secured enterprise computing Better manage a Windows 2008 Active Directory environment Optimize a Windows 2008 environment for better scalability and enhanced performance Implement Windows 2008 for better branch office and remote office integration Design a Windows 2008 environment to support the latest in clustering, stretched clusters, fault tolerance, and redundant systems technologies Take advantage of add-on technologies available for Windows 2008, including Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization, Windows Media Services, and IIS 7 web server solutions
This book defines all the threats an average household might face and provides strategies to turn novice and basic users into adept home security experts, making you safer and more secure from cyber criminals.
We start off with plain English definitions for security mumbo jumbo, and then we dig in with step-by-step instructions to help you cut your exposure in less than 10 minutes! Finally, we provide steps for more involved security measures that you can do in a weekend.
We also take an in-depth look at the security measures Microsoft put in Windows Vista. We also look at how Vista responds to the key threats. It teaches you how to tweak the system and make Microsoft’s new security features–like the User Access Control–less annoying and helps you adjust the system to be usable. It shows you how to set up Vista to protect your system from your kids–the biggest security hazard to your computer.
• More than 5 million spam emails flood the Internet daily–many with your name on them–we show you how to make yourself invisible to detestable spammers!
• Did you know that hackers are snooping around your IP address right now, while you read this? They might already have breached what security you have and could be running amok with your personal data. Stop them dead in their tracks with a few simple steps!
• Identity theft is the most popular form of consumer fraud today, and last year thieves stole more than $100 million from people just like you. Put a stop to the madness with the steps provided in this book!
• Spyware–nasty little programs that you might not even know you have installed on your PC–could be causing your PC to crash. We show you how to root it out of your system and prevent further infection.
Andy Walker is one of North America’s top technology journalists and is the author of Que’s Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Security, Spam, Spyware & Viruses and Microsoft Windows Vista Help Desk. Since 1995, he has written about personal computer technology for dozens of newspapers, magazines, and websites. Today, his columns (and hundreds more technology how-to articles) are published at Cyberwalker.com where more than 5 million unique
visitors read the advice annually. Andy co-hosted the internationally syndicated TV show Call for Help with Leo Laporte. Alongside his ongoing TV guest appearances, he also hosts the popular tech video podcast Lab Rats at LabRats.tv.