Microsoft® Windows® Home Server 2011 Unleashed, Third Edition

Book description

This is the most comprehensive, practical, and useful guide to the new "Vail" version of Windows Home Server - packed with new features and now based on Windows Server 2008 R2. Paul McFedries brings together tips, techniques, and shortcuts that can't be found in any other book. He covers all facets of running Windows Home Server 2011: setup, configuration, file/folder sharing, networking, security, digital media streaming and sharing, backup/restore, monitoring, Web and SharePoint site deployment, performance optimization, maintenance, and customization. This edition thoroughly covers Vail's key improvements. Throughout, McFedries demonstrates key techniques through real-world examples, and presents network configurations that readers can easily understand and use. He also presents a full section on advanced Windows Home Server power tools, command line operation, and automated scripting, showing users exactly how to configure, customize, and tune Windows Home Server to meet their specific needs.

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Introduction
  10. Part I. Unleashing Windows Home Server Configuration
    1. Chapter 1. Setting Up Your Windows Home Server Network
    2. Chapter 2. Setting Up and Working with User Accounts
    3. Chapter 3. Adding Devices to the Windows Home Server Network
    4. Chapter 4. Configuring Windows Home Server
    5. Chapter 5. Setting Up and Using Home Server Storage
  11. Part II. Unleashing Windows Home Server Networking
    1. Chapter 6. Sharing Folders and Files on the Home Server
    2. Chapter 7. Making Connections to Network Computers
    3. Chapter 8. Streaming and Sharing Digital Media
    4. Chapter 9. Backing Up and Restoring Network Computers
    5. Chapter 10. Monitoring Your Network
    6. Chapter 11. Implementing Windows Home Server Security
    7. Chapter 12. Setting Up a Windows Home Server Website
    8. Chapter 13. Running a SharePoint Site on Windows Home Server
    9. Chapter 14. Patching Home Computers with WSUS
  12. Part III. Unleashing Windows Home Server Performance and Maintenance
    1. Chapter 15. Tuning Windows Home Server Performance
    2. Chapter 16. Maintaining Windows Home Server
    3. Chapter 17. Troubleshooting Windows Home Server
  13. Part IV. Unleashing Windows Home Server Advanced Tools
    1. Chapter 18. Working with the Windows Home Server Registry
    2. Chapter 19. Using Windows Home Server’s Command-Line Tools
    3. Chapter 20. Using Other Windows Home Server Power Tools
    4. Chapter 21. Scripting Windows Home Server
  14. Part V. Appendixes
    1. Appendix A. Glossary
    2. Appendix B. Windows Home Server Keyboard Shortcuts
    3. Appendix C. Windows Home Server Online Resources
  15. Index

Product information

  • Title: Microsoft® Windows® Home Server 2011 Unleashed, Third Edition
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: March 2011
  • Publisher(s): Sams
  • ISBN: 9780132681926