It is an old item but handy to have.
Fantastic new book hot off of Microsoft Press covering Windows Server 2008 R2.
Excerpt from the book:
“This book is targeted primarily at Windows server administrators who are responsible for hands-on deployment and day-to-day management of Windows-based servers for large organizations.”
Chapter breakdown is as follows:
Chapter 1, “What’s New in Windows Server R2”
Chapter 2, “Installation and Configuration: Adding R2 to Your World”
Chapter 3, “Hyper-V: Scaling and Migrating Virtual Machines”
Chapter 4, “Remote Desktop Services and VDI: Centralizing Desktop and Application Management”
Chapter 5, “Active Directory: Improving and Automating Identity and Access”
Chapter 6, “The File Services Role”
Chapter 7, “IIS 7.5: Improving the Web Application Platform”
Chapter 8, “DirectAccess and Network Policy Server”
Chapter 9, “Other Features and Enhancements”
And best of all a free electronic version is available here: