Windows Server 2016 Administration Fundamentals

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Windows Server 2016 Administration Fundamentals

Bekim Dauti

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ISBN 139781788626569
Paperback390 pages

Book Description

Windows Server 2016 is the server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10. This book is designed to get you started with Windows Server 2016. It will prepare you for your MTA 98-365 exam. With step-by-step instructions driven by targeted, easy-to-understand graphics, you will be able to understand the roles, features, functions, and quirks of Windows Server 2016.

The book begins with the basics of Windows Server 2016, which includes the installation process and basic configuration. You will then move on to roles and features such as Active Directory, Hyper-V, Remote Access, Storage, and Printer. With the help of real-world examples, you will get to grips with the fundamentals of Windows Server 2016, which will help you solve difficult tasks the easy way. Later, the book also shows you maintenance and troubleshooting tasks, where with the help of best practices you will be able to manage Windows Server 2016 with ease. Each chapter ends with a questionnaire to ensure you make the best use of the content provided. By the end of this book, you will have the knowledge required to administer and manage Windows Server environments.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Server
Computer network overview
Windows Server overview
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 2: Installing Windows Server
Understanding server installation (1)
Understanding server installation options (1.3)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 3: Post-Installation Tasks in Windows Server
Understanding devices and device drivers (1.1)
Understanding the registry and services (1.2)
Windows Server initial configuration
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 4: Directory Services in Windows Server
Understanding the Active Directory infrastructure (3.3)
Understanding Domain Name System (DNS)
Understanding organizational units (OUs) and containers (3.2)
Understanding accounts and groups (3.1)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 5: Adding Roles to Windows Server
Understanding server roles and features (2)
Identifying application servers (2.1)
Understanding web services (2.2)
Understanding Remote Access (2.3)
Understanding file and print services (2.4)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 6: Group Policy in Windows Server
Understanding Group Policy (GP) (3.4)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 7: Virtualization with Windows Server
Understanding server virtualization (2.5)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 8: Storing Data in Windows Server
Understanding storage technologies (4)
Understanding RAID (4.2)
Understanding disk types (4.3)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 9: Tuning and Maintaining Windows Server
Identifying major server hardware components (5.1)
Understanding performance monitoring (5.2)
Understanding logs and alerts (5.3)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 10: Updating and Troubleshooting Windows Server
Identifying steps in the startup process (6.1)
Understanding business continuity (6.2)
Understanding updates (6.3)
Understanding the troubleshooting methodology (6.4)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 11: Studying and Passing the MTA 98-365 Exam
Objective 1—Understanding Server installation (10 - 15%)
Objective 2—Understanding server roles (25 - 30%)
Objective 3—Understanding Active Directory (20 - 25%)
Objective 4—Understanding storage (10 - 15%)
Objective 5—Understanding server performance management (10 - 15%)
Objective 6—Understanding server maintenance (15 - 20%)
References for MTA 98-365 exam
Chapter 12: Examples of GPOs for Sys Admins
GPOs of interest to Sys Admins
Chapter 13: Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows Server
Windows key combinations in Windows Server 2016
Chapter 14: Answers to Chapter Questions
Chapter 1 — Answers
Chapter 2—Answers
Chapter 3—Answers
Chapter 4—Answers
Chapter 5—Answers
Chapter 6—Answers
Chapter 7—Answers
Chapter 8 — Answers
Chapter 9 — Answers
Chapter 10 — Answers

What You Will Learn

  • Become familiar with Windows Server OS concepts
  • Learn how to install Windows Server 2016
  • Learn how to install device drivers and run services in Windows Server 2016
  • Learn how to add and install roles in Windows Server 2016
  • Learn how to apply GPO to your Windows Server 2016 environment
  • Learn how to tune, maintain, update, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016
  • Prepare for the MTA 98-365 exam

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introducing Windows Server
Computer network overview
Windows Server overview
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 2: Installing Windows Server
Understanding server installation (1)
Understanding server installation options (1.3)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 3: Post-Installation Tasks in Windows Server
Understanding devices and device drivers (1.1)
Understanding the registry and services (1.2)
Windows Server initial configuration
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 4: Directory Services in Windows Server
Understanding the Active Directory infrastructure (3.3)
Understanding Domain Name System (DNS)
Understanding organizational units (OUs) and containers (3.2)
Understanding accounts and groups (3.1)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 5: Adding Roles to Windows Server
Understanding server roles and features (2)
Identifying application servers (2.1)
Understanding web services (2.2)
Understanding Remote Access (2.3)
Understanding file and print services (2.4)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 6: Group Policy in Windows Server
Understanding Group Policy (GP) (3.4)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 7: Virtualization with Windows Server
Understanding server virtualization (2.5)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 8: Storing Data in Windows Server
Understanding storage technologies (4)
Understanding RAID (4.2)
Understanding disk types (4.3)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 9: Tuning and Maintaining Windows Server
Identifying major server hardware components (5.1)
Understanding performance monitoring (5.2)
Understanding logs and alerts (5.3)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 10: Updating and Troubleshooting Windows Server
Identifying steps in the startup process (6.1)
Understanding business continuity (6.2)
Understanding updates (6.3)
Understanding the troubleshooting methodology (6.4)
References from Windows IT Pro Center
Summary
Questions
Chapter 11: Studying and Passing the MTA 98-365 Exam
Objective 1—Understanding Server installation (10 - 15%)
Objective 2—Understanding server roles (25 - 30%)
Objective 3—Understanding Active Directory (20 - 25%)
Objective 4—Understanding storage (10 - 15%)
Objective 5—Understanding server performance management (10 - 15%)
Objective 6—Understanding server maintenance (15 - 20%)
References for MTA 98-365 exam
Chapter 12: Examples of GPOs for Sys Admins
GPOs of interest to Sys Admins
Chapter 13: Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows Server
Windows key combinations in Windows Server 2016
Chapter 14: Answers to Chapter Questions
Chapter 1 — Answers
Chapter 2—Answers
Chapter 3—Answers
Chapter 4—Answers
Chapter 5—Answers
Chapter 6—Answers
Chapter 7—Answers
Chapter 8 — Answers
Chapter 9 — Answers
Chapter 10 — Answers

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ISBN 139781788626569
Paperback390 pages
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