Manage and Operate Windows Server 2008
Updated: March 25, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
Use the following documentation to learn how to manage and operate Windows Server® 2008.
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Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
Learn how to greatly simplify the task of administering a certification authority (CA) by using certificate templates.
Find out about the planning and implementation of a Windows Server 2008 AD CS upgrade and migration from an existing Windows public key infrastructure (PKI), including scenarios and step-by-step instruction.
Learn how to use the failover clustering capabilities of Windows Server 2008 to provide an additional level of reliability to Active Directory® Certificate Services (AD CS).
Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
Learn how to manage and operate AD DS in Windows Server 2008.
Find out how to use Active Directory and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) quotas to implement and define limitations on the number of objects that a security principal (a user, computer, and group) can create in a directory node.
Learn more about last interactive logon, which is a new feature for AD DS in Windows Server 2008.
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)
Learn how to manage and operate AD LDS.
BitLocker Drive Encryption
Learn about managing BitLocker with this operations guide.
Device Management and Installation
Discover how to manage and operate Device Management and Installation in Windows Server 2008.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Learn how to manage and operate DHCP in Windows Server 2008.
Domain Name System (DNS)
Learn how to manage and operate DNS in Windows Server 2008.
Network and Sharing Center
Learn how to manage and operate Network and Sharing Center.
Network Policy Server (NPS)
Learn how to manage and operate Network Policy Server, which is Microsoft's implementation of the Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) protocol and a key NAP component.
Discover how to use and administer Telnet in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.
Learn how to manage and operate Internet Information Services 7.0.
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security and IPsec
Explore how to create authenticated bypass rules to allow network traffic from specific trusted computers and users into a computer that would normally be blocked by the firewall.