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Mastering Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server 2008 by Steven Johnson

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Chapter 4. Implementing a DNS Name Server and File Sharing with SBS 2008

Windows has come a really long way since the days of Windows 3.1 and the Disk Operating System (DOS). Twenty years ago, we had no option but to input commands in text-only format, repeating ourselves if we made a mistake with a single letter. It makes you appreciate exactly how far we've come. Today, tasks that used to take hours can take minutes, even seconds, to complete. With Windows Small Business Server 2008, administrators can create a server naming convention system that can request names, pass it on to other naming convention systems, and resolve hosts in a matter of about 10 minutes. Furthermore, administrators can create a central repository that can share folders ...

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