Introduction to Windows Server 2016 for Beginners [Video]

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By Alton Teaches LLC
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About this video

Are you looking to learn the basics of Windows Server 2016 system administration? If so, this is the perfect course for you!

In this 8-hour course, I'll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of Windows Server 2016, giving you a solid foundation of Microsoft’s most popular server operating system using VirtualBox, a free virtualization software platform, to create your own virtualized lab at home.

Throughout this course, you’ll learn by doing, getting valuable hands-on experience, as we progress through the course. Specifically, you’ll learn how to:

• Set-up a virtual LAN with VirtualBox

• Install Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as virtual machines

• How to navigate Windows Server 2016

• Create and manage user and computer accounts in Active Directory

• Configure Windows Server 2016 as a DHCP server

• Windows Server DNS and name resolution fundamentals

• Configure Windows Server 2016 as an IIS web server

• Configure Windows Server 2016 as a print server

• Understand and create active directory groups and organizational units

• Understand and create group policies with Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

• Learn the fundamentals of NTFS and share permissions

• Set-up user quotas with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)

• Enable Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) for remote administration

• Utilize Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to approve and deploy Windows updates to client systems

• Utilize Windows Server Backups to backup and restore data

• Learn to write basic PowerShell Active Directory commands

If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!

Once you complete this course, you’ll have set-up your own Windows server as an Active Directory domain controller, DNS server, DHCP server, IIS web server, print server, file server, WSUS server, and much more, giving you a very solid understanding of system administration

Publication date:
September 2019
7 hours 53 minutes


Welcome to the Course


Instructor Introduction


Course Curriculum Walk-Through


Understanding the Client-Server Architecture


Why Windows Server 2016 in 2019 and Beyond?


Introduction to Virtualization


Virtualization Live Demo

About the Author
  • Alton Teaches LLC

    Alton Hardin is a former college professor and the founder and lead instructor at Alton Teaches LLC and MicroGrinder Poker School, as well as a best-selling author. He holds two graduate degrees, a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in information assurance and security management, and a Master’s of Science (MS) in information technology network management.

    Alton has worked in information technology since 1999 and has spent the last 12 years as a cybersecurity specialist at the United States Department of Treasury before transitioning to teaching IT full-time. Alton also has a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate, he group-tutored chemistry students, and as a graduate student, he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professor for the School of Business and Public Administration at his local state university in the field of information systems and IT management.

    He is also the founder of MicroGrinder Poker School, an online poker school dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free and low-cost poker resources and poker training, including poker strategy articles and poker training video series. He is also an Amazon #1 best-selling author of Essential Poker Math, Expanded Edition.

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Latest Reviews (1 reviews total)
If your interested in the server 2016 MTA level training this is it, covers the day-to-day operations and if you add one of the Comptia certs it should get you in the door somewhere.
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