MVP John Policelli has authored a number of great books covering Windows Server Active Directory. His latest and forthcoming Active Directory 2008 book brings together tested, step-by-step procedures for planning, installing, customising, and managing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in any production environment. Completely updated, it fully reflects the brand-new version of Active Directory introduced in Windows Server 2008, which contains the most significant changes to Active Directory it was first introduced a decade ago. This hands-on, step-by-step how-to guide walks you through performing approximately 200 tasks, with clear and accurate steps and diagrams for each one. John walks the reader through preparing for and installing AD; then managing trusts, domain controllers; operations master roles, sites, replication, schema, AD DS data, group policy, backup/recovery, auditing, time services, and more.
MVP John Policelli is a solutions-focused IT consultant with over a decade of combined success in architecture, security, strategic planning, and disaster recovery planning. He has designed and implemented dozens of complex directory service, e-Messaging, web, networking, and security enterprise solutions.