Windows Server 2008 R2 is here, with new tools and utilities for the directory service IT pro to help you manage and maximise the potential of your Active Directory. What's going to be your favourite new feature? Maybe it's the Best Practice Analyser that will scan your infrastructure and point out both compliant and noncompliant aspects of your environment together with suggestions for improvements. Do you want tools to simplify your day-to-day management of the AD? There's a new kid on the block, the Active Directory Administrative Center. Built on Windows PowerShell technology it provides a rich GUI allowing you to perform common Active Directory tasks through both data-driven and task-driven navigation. Not a GUI fan? Then R2 brings you more than 85 PowerShell Cmdlets to allow you to manage, diagnose, and automate AD tasks from the command-line or PowerShell scripts.
Maybe your favourite will be the recycle bin allowing you to recover deleted objects while the directory is online or the ability to perform offline domain join allowing you to streamline your deployments. There are more choices, come to this high-energy, fast paced, demo rich presentation and get all the details