Windows Server 2016 Domain Infrastructure

Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
ISBN: 9781575455341
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Computers

The in-depth, authoritative reference for intermediate to advanced IT professionals. Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure by William Stanek provides solutions, workarounds, tips, and insights for IT pros working with Windows Server 2016. This exhaustive and comprehensive work provides a deep dive into the operating system that will teach you how to squeeze every last bit of power and make the most of the features and programs available. Inside this superbly organized guide, packed with expert advice, you'll find hundreds of timesaving solutions for managing and maintaining Windows Server 2016. Topics covered in this book include: Designing Active Directory Infrastructure Managing and maintaining Accounts Configuring Account Policies Troubleshooting and resetting Accounts Planning OUs, Domains and Forests Managing Operations Masters and Global Catalogs Delegating Authentication Managing Domain and Forest Trusts Managing Replication and Revising Site Design Diagnosing and Resolving Trusts and Authentication Issues Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Deploying Read-only Domain Controllers Monitoring and Troubleshooting Replication Creating and Managing GPOs Managing Group Policy Inheritance and Processing Maintaining and Troubleshooting Group Policy And Much, Much More!! This book, Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure, is designed to be used with other volumes in the Tech Artisans Library for Windows Server 2016, which together provide a definitive resource for all of the core features and enhancements in the operating system. Windows Server expert William Stanek doesn’t just show you the steps you need to follow, he tells you how features work, why you would want to configure them, and how you can optimize them to meet your needs. Windows Server 2016 is Microsoft’s most powerful, versatile and fully featured operating system yet. Get this book and the others in the Tech Artisans Library to conquer it from the inside out.

Windows Server 2016

Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539654664
Release Date: 2016-10-24
Genre:

The in-depth, authoritative reference for intermediate to advanced IT professionals. Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure by William Stanek provides solutions, workarounds, tips, and insights for IT pros working with Windows Server 2016. This exhaustive and comprehensive work provides a deep dive into the operating system that will teach you how to squeeze every last bit of power and make the most of the features and programs available. Inside this superbly organized guide, packed with expert advice, you'll find hundreds of timesaving solutions for managing and maintaining Windows Server 2016. Topics covered in this book include: Designing Active Directory InfrastructureManaging and maintaining Accounts Configuring Account Policies Troubleshooting and resetting Accounts Planning OUs, Domains and Forests Managing Operations Masters and Global Catalogs Delegating Authentication Managing Domain and Forest Trusts Managing Replication and Revising Site Design Diagnosing and Resolving Trusts and Authentication Issues Implementing Active Directory Domain Services Deploying Read-only Domain Controllers Monitoring and Troubleshooting Replication Creating and Managing GPOs Managing Group Policy Inheritance and Processing Maintaining and Troubleshooting Group Policy And Much, Much More!! This book, Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure, is designed to be used with other volumes in the Tech Artisans Library for Windows Server 2016, which together provide a definitive resource for all of the core features and enhancements in the operating system. Windows Server expert William Stanek doesn't just show you the steps you need to follow, he tells you how features work, why you would want to configure them, and how you can optimize them to meet your needs. Windows Server 2016 is Microsoft's most powerful, versatile and fully featured operating system yet. Get this book and the others in the Tech Artisans Library to conquer it from the inside out. Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1. Working with Domain User Accounts Chapter 2. Managing User and Service Accounts Chapter 3. Managing Groups and Computers Chapter 4. Active Directory Architecture: The Fundamentals Chapter 5. Creating and Updating Active Directory Designs Chapter 6. Understanding Authentication and Trusts Chapter 7. Planning Your Infrastructure Chapter 8. Implementing Domain Services Chapter 9. Managing OUs Chapter 10. Deploying Read-Only Domain Controllers Chapter 11. Working with Operations Master Chapter 12. Planning Active Directory Sites Chapter 13. Active Directory Site Administration Chapter 14. Implementing Group Policy Infrastructure Chapter 15. Optimizing Group Policy Index

WINDOWS SERVER 2016

Author: William Stanek
Publisher:
ISBN: 1575455439
Release Date: 2016
Genre:

The in-depth, authoritative reference for intermediate to advanced IT professionals.Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure by William Stanek provides solutions, workarounds, tips, and insights for IT pros working with Windows Server 2016. This exhaustive and comprehensive work provides a deep dive into the operating system that will teach you how to squeeze every last bit of power and make the most of the features and programs available.Inside this superbly organized guide, packed with expert advice, you'll find hundreds of timesaving solutions for managing and maintaining Windows Server 2016. Topics covered in this book include:Designing Active Directory InfrastructureManaging and maintaining AccountsConfiguring Account PoliciesTroubleshooting and resetting AccountsPlanning OUs, Domains and ForestsManaging Operations Masters and Global CatalogsDelegating AuthenticationManaging Domain and Forest TrustsManaging Replication and Revising Site DesignDiagnosing and Resolving Trusts and Authentication IssuesImplementing Active Directory Domain ServicesDeploying Read-only Domain ControllersMonitoring and Troubleshooting ReplicationCreating and Managing GPOsManaging Group Policy Inheritance and ProcessingMaintaining and Troubleshooting Group PolicyAnd Much, Much More!!This book, Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure, is designed to be used with other volumes in the Tech Artisans Library for Windows Server 2016, which together provide a definitive resource for all of the core features and enhancements in the operating system. Windows Server expert William Stanek doesn't just show you the steps you need to follow, he tells you how features work, why you would want to configure them, and how you can optimize them to meet your needs. Windows Server 2016 is Microsoft's most powerful, versatile and fully featured operating system yet. Get this book and the others in the Tech Artisans Library to conquer it from the inside out.

Mastering Active Directory

Author: Dishan Francis
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781787283077
Release Date: 2017-06-30
Genre: Computers

Become a master at managing enterprise identity infrastructure by leveraging Active Directory About This Book Manage your Active Directory services for Windows Server 2016 effectively Automate administrative tasks in Active Directory using PowerShell Manage your organization's network with ease Who This Book Is For If you are an Active Directory administrator, system administrator, or network professional who has basic knowledge of Active Directory and are looking to gain expertise in this topic, this is the book for you. What You Will Learn Explore the new features in Active Directory Domain Service 2016 Automate AD tasks with PowerShell Get to know the advanced functionalities of the schema Learn about Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) roles and their placement Install and migrate Active directory from older versions to Active Directory 2016 Manage Active Directory objects using different tools and techniques Manage users, groups, and devices effectively Design your OU structure in the best way Audit and monitor Active Directory Integrate Azure with Active Directory for a hybrid setup In Detail Active Directory is a centralized and standardized system that automates networked management of user data, security, and distributed resources and enables interoperation with other directories. If you are aware of Active Directory basics and want to gain expertise in it, this book is perfect for you. We will quickly go through the architecture and fundamentals of Active Directory and then dive deep into the core components, such as forests, domains, sites, trust relationships, OU, objects, attributes, DNS, and replication. We will then move on to AD schemas, global catalogs, LDAP, RODC, RMS, certificate authorities, group policies, and security best practices, which will help you gain a better understanding of objects and components and how they can be used effectively. We will also cover AD Domain Services and Federation Services for Windows Server 2016 and all their new features. Last but not least, you will learn how to manage your identity infrastructure for a hybrid-cloud setup. All this will help you design, plan, deploy, manage operations on, and troubleshoot your enterprise identity infrastructure in a secure, effective manner. Furthermore, I will guide you through automating administrative tasks using PowerShell cmdlets. Toward the end of the book, we will cover best practices and troubleshooting techniques that can be used to improve security and performance in an identity infrastructure. Style and approach This step-by-step guide will help you master the core functionalities of Active Directory services using Microsoft Server 2016 and PowerShell, with real-world best practices at the end.

Windows Server 2016 Essential Services

Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
ISBN: 9781575455334
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Computers

The in-depth, authoritative reference for intermediate to advanced IT professionals. Windows Server 2016: Essential Services provides solutions, workarounds, tips, and insights for IT pros working with Windows Server 2016. This exhaustive and comprehensive work provides a deep dive into the operating system that will teach you how to squeeze every last bit of power and make the most of the features and programs available. Inside this superbly organized guide, packed with expert advice, you'll find hundreds of timesaving solutions for managing and maintaining Windows Server 2016. Topics covered in this book include: Managing IPv4 and IPv6 network addressing Planning for DNS and DHCP Designing services infrastructure Implementing and managing DNS Configuring advanced DNS services Implementing and managing DHCP Configuring advanced DHCP services Troubleshooting DNS and DHCP Deploying print services Managing and maintaining print services Diagnosing and resolving networking issues And much, much more!! This book, Windows Server 2016: Essential Services, is designed to be used with Windows Server 2016: Installing & Configuring, Windows Server 2016: Storage Solutions, and Windows Server 2016: Domain Infrastructure. Together these books form the Tech Artisans Library for Windows Server 2016, a definitive resource providing over 2,000 pages and 500,000 words documenting all of the core features and enhancements in Microsoft’s server operating system. Windows Server 2016 is Microsoft’s most powerful, versatile and fully featured operating system yet. Get this book and the others in the Tech Artisans Library to conquer it from the inside out.

Active Directory Infrastructure Self Study Training Kit

Author: William Stanek Training Solutions
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
ISBN: 9781627164528
Release Date: 2016-01-06
Genre: Computers

190,000 words... 2 Full-length Personal Training Guides in 1 Convenient Kit! Includes the full contents of: Active Directory Administration: The Personal Trainer Windows Group Policy: The Personal Trainer Read this training kit to learn everything you need to manage Active Directory and Group Policy effectively. This training kit gives you practical hands-on advice. By working step by step through essential tasks, you can learn to: Install forests, domain trees, and child domains Add and remove writable domain controllers Deploy and manage read-only controllers Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot global catalog servers Maintain directory and data integrity using operations masters Evaluate sites, subnets, and replication before expanding a network Establish a trust relationship between domains and between forests Maintain and recover Active Directory Domain Services Employ essential tools and command-line utilities Configure Local GPOs and Active Directory-based GPOs Manage policy preferences and settings Model policy changes through the console Maintain the SYSVOL Diagnose and troubleshoot replication issues Know when to enforce, block, or override inheritance Filter policy settings, search GPOs, and manage permissions Implement change control and advanced management Manage operating system-specific deployment issues This book is designed for anyone who manages Active Directory infrastructure, including those who manage or support computers running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Inside, you'll find comprehensive overviews, step-by-step procedures, frequently used tasks, documented examples, and much more. One of the goals is to keep the content so concise that the book remains compact and easy to navigate while at the same time ensuring that the book is packed with as much information as possible--making it a valuable resource.

Mastering Windows Server 2016

Author: Jordan Krause
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785881459
Release Date: 2016-10-25
Genre: Computers

A comprehensive and practical guide to Windows Server 2016 About This Book In-depth coverage of new features of Windows Server 2016 Gain the necessary skills and knowledge to design and implement Microsoft Server 2016 in enterprise environment Know how you can support your medium to large enterprise and leverage your experience in administering Microsoft Server 2016, A practical guide to administering Windows server 2016 Who This Book Is For The book is targeted at System Administrators and IT professionals who would like to design and deploy Windows Server 2016 (physical and logical) Enterprise infrastructure. Previous experience of Windows Server operating systems and familiarity with networking concepts is assumed. System administrators who are upgrading or migrating to Windows Server 2016 would also find this book useful. What You Will Learn Familiarize yourself with Windows Server 2016 ideology, the core of most datacenters running today New functions and benefits provided only by the new Windows Server 2016 Get comfortable working with Nanoserver Secure your network with new technologies in Server 2016 Harden your Windows Servers to help keep those bad guys out! Using new built-in integration for Docker with this latest release of Windows Server 2016 Virtualize your datacenter with Hyper-V In Detail 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. With Windows Server 2016, Microsoft has gotten us thinking outside of the box for what it means to be a system administration, and comes with some interesting new capabilities. These are exciting times to be or to become a server administrator! This book covers all aspects of administration level tasks and activities required to gain expertise in Microsoft Windows Server 2016. You will begin by getting familiar and comfortable navigating around in the interface. Next, you will learn to install and manage Windows Server 2016 and discover some tips for adapting to the new server management ideology that is all about centralized monitoring and configuration. You will deep dive into core Microsoft infrastructure technologies that the majority of companies are going to run on Server 2016. Core technologies such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Certificate Services, File Services, and more. We will talk about networking in this new operating system, giving you a networking toolset that is useful for everyday troubleshooting and maintenance. Also discussed is the idea of Software Defined Networking. You will later walk through different aspects of certificate administration in Windows Server 2016. Three important and crucial areas to cover in the Remote Access role -- DirectAccess, VPN, and the Web Application Proxy -- are also covered. You will then move into security functions and benefits that are available in Windows Server 2016. Also covered is the brand new and all-important Nano Server! We will incorporate PowerShell as a central platform for performing many of the functions that are discussed in this book, including a chapter dedicated to the new PowerShell 5.0. Additionally, you will learn about the new built-in integration for Docker with this latest release of Windows Server 2016. The book ends with a discussion and information on virtualizing your datacenter with Hyper-V. By the end of this book, you will have all the ammunition required to start planning for and implementing Windows Server 2016. Style and approach This book offers a practical and wide coverage of all features of brand new Microsoft Server 2016 along with tips on daily administration tasks.

Exam Ref 70 744 Securing Windows Server 2016

Author: Timothy L. Warner
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304288
Release Date: 2016-12-28
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise coverage of the skills measured by the exam, challenging Thought Experiments, and pointers to more in-depth material for the candidate needing additional study, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates determine their readiness for the exam, and provides Exam Tips to help maximize their performance on the exam. The organization of the material mirrors the skills measured by the exam as presented on the certification exam webpage.

Exam Ref 70 743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA

Author: Charles Pluta
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735697645
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Computers

About the Book: Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-743—and demonstrate that your skills are upgraded for Windows Server 2016. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the skills measured on the exam: • Install Windows servers in host and compute environments • Implement storage solutions • Implement Hyper-V • Implement Windows containers • Implement high availability • Implement Domain Name System (DNS) • Implement IP Address Management (IPAM) • Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions • Implement an advanced network infrastructure • Install and configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) • Implement identity federation and access solutions This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by the “Skills measured” posted on the exam webpage • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Points to in-depth material by topic for exam candidates needing additional review • Assumes you are an IT pro looking to validate your skills in and knowledge of installing and configuring Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 Cookbook

Author: Jordan Krause
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785882999
Release Date: 2016-11-21
Genre: Computers

Saute your way through more than 100 hands-on recipes designed to prepare any server administrator to work with Windows Server 2016 About This Book Get the first book on the market to unleash the power of Windows Server 2016, which improves the lives of thousands of enterprise users Be the first to leverage the advent of Containers and Nano Server on Windows Server 2016, which utilizes the resources efficiently and increases productivity. This practical, recipe-based approach helps you to delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure using Windows Server 2016 Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators and IT professionals with experience in Windows Server 2012 R2 environments who are looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2016 environment. What You Will Learn Build the infrastructure required for a successful Windows network Navigate the new Server 2016 interface efficiently Implement solid networking and security practices into your Windows Server environment Design your own PKI and start issuing certificates today Explore the brand-new Nano Server functionality Enable nested virtualization on Hyper-V and Server Connect your remote laptops back to the corporate network using Microsoft's own remote access technologies, including DirectAccess Provide a centralized point for users to access applications and data by configuring Remote Desktop Services Compose optimal Group Policies Facilitate task automation with PowerShell 5.0 scripting In Detail This hands-on Cookbook is stuffed full of practical recipes that will help you handle the essential administrative tasks in Windows Server 2016. You'll start by familiarizing yourself with the look and feel of Windows Server 2016, and will then learn how to navigate through some daily tasks using the graphical interface. You will see how to compose optimal Group Policies and facilitate task automation with PowerShell 5.0 scripting. We will also take a look at the functions available to provide remote network access to your traveling users, and explore the much anticipated Nano Server and Hyper-V built-in integration support that is brand new in Windows Server 2016. By the end of this book, you will know how to take your Windows Server 2016-powered server and turn it into any common infrastructure role that might be required in your company. Style and approach The book follows a recipe-based approach that starts with an introduction and the installation of Windows Server 2016, then dives into the powerful features, and then ends with the concept of security.

Windows Server 2016 Essentials for Administration

Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
ISBN: 9781575455297
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Computers

Expert advice for Windows Server 2016 right at your fingertips. Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with Windows Server 2016. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining computers running Windows Server 2016, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource. Inside you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will save time and help you get the job done by giving you the right information right now. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions. Topics covered include: Using containers, virtualization and nano server Configuring server roles, services and features Managing and troubleshooting Active Directory Creating and managing user, group and computer accounts Monitoring and tuning performance Optimizing security settings, policies and templates And much, much more!!! Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with essential concepts, it'll help you reach new levels of mastery. This is the ideal concise, immediate reference you’ll want with you at all times.

Windows Server 2016 Administration Fundamentals

Author: Bekim Dauti
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788629508
Release Date: 2017-12-07
Genre: Computers

Manage and administer your environment with ease About This Book Get your hands on learning the fundamentals to managing and administering Windows Server 2016. A step-by-step guide that will help you develop necessary skills and knowledge to manage an enterprise environment. Learn to implement strong networking and security practices into your Windows Server environment. Who This Book Is For If you are a System administrator or an IT professional interested in configuring and deploying Windows Server 2016 then, this book is for you. This book will also help readers clear the MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals: 98-365 exam. 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 In Detail 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. Style and approach With step-by-step instructions driven by targeted, easy-to-understand graphics, this book explains and shows you how to use the roles and features, functions, and quirks of the Windows Server 2016. The chapters are presented in a step by step format accompanied by graphics wherever applicable.

Exam Ref 70 741 Networking with Windows Server 2016

Author: Andrew Warren
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9780735697591
Release Date: 2016-12-27
Genre: Computers

Microsoft Exam 70-741 is for IT Pros interested in enhancing their skills for the latest version of Windows Server. This exam validates skills and knowledge for configuring advanced tasks required to deploy, manage, and maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure, such as fault tolerance, certificate services, and identity federation. Passing this exam along with two other exams is required for MCSA and MCSE certifications. The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exam 70-741. Featuring concise, objective-by-objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments, exam candidates get professional-level preparation for the exam. The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job-role skills. It organizes material by the exam's objective domains Focus is on the skills measured on the exam: • Implement Domain Name System (DNS) • Implement DHCP • Implement IP Address Management (IPAM) • Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions • Implement core and distributed network solutions • Implement an advanced network infrastructure This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by the “Skills measured” posted on the exam webpage • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Points to in-depth material by topic for exam candidates needing additional review • Assumes you are an IT pro looking to validate your skills in and knowledge of installing and configuring Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016

Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1537553356
Release Date: 2016-09-15
Genre:

Solutions, workarounds, tips and insights for IT pros working with Windows Server 2016. This exhaustive and comprehensive work provides a deep dive into the operating system that will teach you how to squeeze every last bit of power and make the most of the features and programs available. Inside this superbly organized guide, packed with expert advice, you'll find hundreds of timesaving solutions for managing and maintaining Windows Server 2016. Topics covered in this book include: Managing IPv4 and IPv6 network addressing Planning for DNS and DHCP Designing services infrastructure Implementing and managing DNS Configuring advanced DNS services Implementing and managing DHCP Configuring advanced DHCP services Troubleshooting DNS and DHCP Deploying print services Managing and maintaining print services Diagnosing and resolving networking issues And much, much more!! Windows Server 2016 is Microsoft's most powerful, versatile and fully featured operating system yet. Get this book and the others in the Tech Artisans Library to conquer it from the inside out.

Active Directory

Author: Brian Desmond
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449369866
Release Date: 2013-04-11
Genre: Computers

Organize your network resources by learning how to design, manage, and maintain Active Directory. Updated to cover Windows Server 2012, the fifth edition of this bestselling book gives you a thorough grounding in Microsoft’s network directory service by explaining concepts in an easy-to-understand, narrative style. You’ll negotiate a maze of technologies for deploying a scalable and reliable AD infrastructure, with new chapters on management tools, searching the AD database, authentication and security protocols, and Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). This book provides real-world scenarios that let you apply what you’ve learned—ideal whether you’re a network administrator for a small business or a multinational enterprise. Upgrade Active Directory to Windows Server 2012 Learn the fundamentals, including how AD stores objects Use the AD Administrative Center and other management tools Learn to administer AD with Windows PowerShell Search and gather AD data, using the LDAP query syntax Understand how Group Policy functions Design a new Active Directory forest Examine the Kerberos security protocol Get a detailed look at the AD replication process