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The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 by John Savill

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Chapter 2. Windows Server 2008 Fundamentals: Navigating and Getting Started

Before you embark on an expedition, you need to know how to read a map. This chapter looks at the Windows environment from a navigational standpoint: How do you use Windows? What facilities does Windows offer to help you do your job? In many situations, you won’t manage your servers from the servers themselves; instead, you’ll manage them remotely via the various management tools and interfaces. Therefore, this chapter looks at the client experience and the differences between the environment of Windows Vista/Server 2008 and previous operating systems.

With earlier versions of Windows, the installation process was very interactive. Installing Windows Server 2008 is much ...

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