Your One-Stop Resource on Windows Server 2012 R2

Check out the new Hyper-V, find new and easier ways to remotely connect back into the office, or learn all about Storage Spaces—these are just a few of the features in Windows Server 2012 R2 that are explained in this updated edition from Windows authority Mark Minasi and a team of Windows Server experts. This book gets you up to speed on all of the new features and functions of Windows Server and includes real-world scenarios to put them in perspective. If you're a system administrator upgrading to, migrating to, or managing Windows Server 2012 R2, find what you need to do the job in this complete resource.

Coverage includes:

  • Installing or upgrading to and managing Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Understanding Microsoft NIC teams 2012 and PowerShell
  • Setting up via GUI or updated Server Core 2012
  • Migrating, merging, and modifying your Active Directory
  • Managing address spaces with IPAM
  • Understanding new shared storage, storage spaces, and better tools
  • Controlling access to file shares—a new and improved approach
  • Using and administering Remote Desktop, Virtual Desktop, and Hyper-V®

Plan, Install, and Manage Windows Server 2012 R2

Learn Tips and How-Tos from Windows Guru Mark Minasi and a Team of Experts

Discover What's New in Active Directory and PowerShell

Virtualize, Virtualize, Virtualize with Improved Hyper-V and VDI

Take Storage Management to the Next Level with Storage Tiering

Reinforce Your Skills with Real-World Examples

Mark Minasi

Kevin Greene

Christian Booth

Robert Butler

John McCabe

Robert Panek

Michael Rice

Stefan Roth