Mastering Windows Server 2016

Mastering Windows Server 2016 (Paperback)

By Brian Svidergol , Vladimir Meloski , Byron Wright , Santos Martinez , Doug Bassett 
R 699
Publisher: Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9788126577101
No. of Pages: 608
Binding: Paperback
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About The Book

Mastering Windows Server 2016 is a complete resource for IT professionals needing to get quickly up to date on the latest release. Designed to provide comprehensive information in the context of real-world usage, this book offers expert guidance through the new tools and features to help you get Windows Server 2016 up and running quickly. Straightforward discussion covers all aspects, including virtualization products, identity and access, automation, networking, security, storage and more, with clear explanations and immediately-applicable instruction. Find the answers you need, and explore new solutions as Microsoft increases their focus on security

About The Author

Brian Svidergol builds Microsoft infrastructure and cloud solutions with Exchange Server, Active Directory, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and related technologies. He holds many industry certifications, including the Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Server Infrastructure. Brian is the author of several books on Microsoft technologies.
John McCabe works for Microsoft as a Senior Premier Field Engineer. In this role he has worked with the largest customers around the world, supporting and implementing cutting edge solutions on Microsoft Technologies. Also to his role in Microsoft, he is responsible for developing core training for the Global Business Support Engineering Teams. John has been a contributing author to several books including Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 from Sybex. John has spoken at many conferences around Europe including delivering key notes. Prior to Microsoft John was a MVP in Unified Communications with a consulting background of 15 years across many different technologies including Network, Security and Architecture.
Vladimir Meloski is a MVP on Office Servers and Services, MCT and consultant, providing unified communications and infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft Exchange Server, Skype for Business, Office 365 and Windows Server.Vladimir Meloski is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional on Office Servers and Services, Microsoft Certified Trainer and consultant, providing unified communications and infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft Exchange Server, Skype for Business, Office 365 and Windows Server.
Doug Bassett has taught computer science since he was a high school student. Doug has been a Microsoft certified trainer for over 20 years, and has taught thousands of classes. He has been certified ever since Windows NT 3.5. Doug was Instructor of the Year for the United States Navy, teaching advanced electronics. He has taught classes as small as one person, all the way up to classes of over 300 students. Doug currently teaches online classes for Stormwind Studios.


Chapter 1 Windows Server 2016 Installation and Management
Windows Server 2016 Editions and Licensing
Processor Core-Based Licensing
Client Access Licenses
Licensing Programs
Other Editions of Windows Server 2016
Installing Windows Server 2016
Installation Steps
Post-Installation Configuration
Automating the Installation of Windows Server 2016
Sysprep and Imaging
Windows System Image Manager
Windows Deployment Services
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Deployment Solutions for Virtualization
Common Management Tools
Overview of Server Manager
Computer Management
Device Manager
Task Scheduler
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Tools
Event Viewer
Task Manager
Resource Monitor
Performance Monitor
The Bottom Line
Chapter 2 PowerShell
What Is PowerShell?
Forward Compatible
PowerShell Versions
Running and Customizing PowerShell
Customizing the PowerShell Console
Cutting and Pasting in PowerShell
Using PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE)
Exploring the Command Add-On Pane
Setting Up PowerShell ISE Profiles
Editing Profiles
Setting Up Execution Policies
Recording PowerShell Sessions
Using Aliases and Getting Help
Using CMD.EXE-Like Commands in PowerShell
Exploring a Get-Help Example
Getting Get-Help Updates
Updating Help for Servers Without Internet Access
Accessing Online Help Files
Understanding Cmdlet Syntax
Interpreting the Syntax
Using Spaces in Cmdlets
Passing Multiple Values to a Parameter
Using Show-Command
Using -WhatIf
Using -Confirm
All About About Files
Understanding Shortened Command Syntax
Exploring PowerShell Command Concepts
Implementing Pipelines
Exploring Objects and Members
Exploring Properties, Events, and Methods
Performing Object Sorting
Measuring Objects
Using Select-Object to Select a Subset of Objects in a Pipeline
Using File Input and Output Operations
Converting Objects to Different Formats
Using ConvertTo-CSV
Using Export-Csv
Using ConvertTo-Html
Using ConvertTo-Xml
Using Export-Clixml
Encrypting an Exported Credential Object with Export-Clixml
Saving the Credentials to an XML File
Importing Data into PowerShell
Processing Pipeline Data
Using Comparison Operators
Using Wildcards and the -like Operator
Exploring Common Data Types
Determining Data Type with -is
Finding Portions of Strings with -match
Using the Containment Operators -contains and -notcontains
Using the -in and -notin Operators
Using the -replace Operator
Using Variables
Exploring Types of PowerShell Variables
Clearing and Removing Variables
Using the Variable Drive
Using Environmental Variables
Using Functions
Seeing Them in Action
Creating Functions
Using Parameters
Sending Pipeline Objects to a Function with Begin, Process, and End
Viewing All Functions in a Session
Formatting Output
Using Format-Wide
Using Format-List
Using Format-Table
Using Loops
Using the For Loop
Using the Foreach Loop
Using the If Statement
Using the Switch Statement
Using the While Loop
Using the Where-Object Method
Managing Remote Systems via PowerShell
Using Enable-PSRemoting
Remoting to Workgroup Servers
Running PowerShell Commands on Remote Systems
Running Remote Scripts on Remote Computers
Establishing Persistent Remote Connections
Using PowerShell Direct
The Bottom Line
Chapter 3 Compute
Overview of Hyper-V
What's New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V
Installing Hyper-V
Nested Virtualization
Storage Options in Hyper-V
Virtual Hard Disk Types
Virtual Hard Disk Recommendations
Configuring Hyper-V
Hyper-V Networking
Hyper-V Virtual Machine Configurations
Shielded Virtual Machines
Virtual Machine Settings
Virtual Machine State
Virtual Machine Checkpoints
Importing and Exporting Virtual Machines
Live Migration
PowerShell Direct
Virtual Machine Migration
Overview of Live Migration
Live Migration Requirements
The Validation Wizard and the Cluster Support Policy Requirements
Configuring Roles
Managing Failover Clusters
Configuring Cluster Properties
Managing Cluster Nodes
Configuring Quorum Properties
What Is Cluster-Aware Updating?
What Is a Stretch Cluster?
Failover Clustering with Hyper-V
Implementing Hyper-V Failover Clustering
Implementing CSVs
The Bottom Line
Chapter 4 Storage
Overview of Storage in Windows Server 2016
File Systems
Comparing NTFS and ReFS
Data Deduplication
How Data Is Optimized
How Optimized Data Is Read
How Data Deduplication Works in the Background
How to Enable Data Deduplication
Data Deduplication Advanced Settings
Storage Spaces
Storage Spaces Configuration Options
Storage Spaces Direct
Storage Replica
Types of Replication
Deploying Storage Replica
Storage Quality of Service
Working with Storage QoS
The Bottom Line
Chapter 5 Networking
Windows Server 2016 Network Configuration
IP Configuration
Network Adapter Teaming
Windows Firewall
DNS Zones
Name Resolution Processing
Removing Stale DNS Records
Securing DNS
Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS
DHCP Scopes
DHCP Options
DHCP Policies and Filters
High Availability
DHCP Database
Remote Access
Network Load Balancing
Software Defined Networking
Network Controller
Hyper-V Network Virtualization
RAS Gateway
Datacenter Firewall
Software Load Balancing
Switch Embedded Teaming
Internal DNS Service
The Bottom Line

Chapter 6 File Services
File Services Overview
File Server
Installing the File Server
Creating a File Share
Assigning Permissions
BranchCache for Network Files
BranchCache Modes of Operation
DFS Namespaces and DFS Replication
Accessing Shared Folders in DFS
Configuring DFS Replication
DFS Monitoring and Troubleshooting
File Server Resource Manager
FSRM Features Deployment
Configuring General FSRM Options
Classification Management
File Management Tasks
Quota Management
Templates for Monitoring Disk Usage
File Screening Management
Work Folders
The Bottom Line

Chapter 7 Windows Server Containers
Containers Overview
Container Limitations
Container Terminology
Hyper-V Containers
Creating and Maintaining Containers
Hardware and Software Requirements
Installing Docker
Retrieving Container Images from Docker Hub
Creating and Running a Container
Manually Customizing an Image
Automating Image Creation
Managing Container Images
Configuring Containers
Resource Constraints
Authentication to AD
Application Development and Deployment
The Bottom Line
Chapter 8 Security Mechanisms
Security Overview
Where to Begin?
What Are the Risks?
Thinking Like an Attacker
Ethical Hacking
Protecting Accounts
Privileged Access
Securing User Accounts
Configuring Account Policy Settings
Protected Users, Authentication Policies, and Authentication Policy Silos
Delegating Privileges
Credential Guard
Protecting Data at Rest
Encrypting File System
BitLocker 298
Protecting Data in Transit
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Protecting Administrative Access
Privileged Access Workstations
Local Administrator
Just Enough Administration
Role-Capability Files
Session-Configuration Files
Protecting Active Directory Infrastructure
Enhanced Security Administrative Environment
Privileged Access Management
Malware Protection
Software Restriction Policies
Device Guard
Hardening Operating Systems Security with Additional Microsoft Products
Advanced Threat Analytics
Evidence of the Attack
The Bottom Line
Chapter 9 Active Directory Domain Services
Overview of Features
What Changed in AD DS for Windows Server 2016
Features from Windows Server 2012 R2
Features from Windows Server 2012
Revisiting Privileged Access Management
Design Considerations
Forests and Domains
Active Directory Trusts
Active Directory Sites
Active Directory Replication
Flexible Single Master Operation Roles
Designing the Organizational Unit Structure
Domain Controllers
Computer, User, and Group Management
Computer Management
User Management
Group Management
Group Policy
Group Policy Inheritance and Enforcement
Group Policy Day-to-Day Tasks
The Bottom Line
Chapter 10 Active Directory Certificate Services
What's New in AD CS Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012
Introduction to a Public Key Infrastructure and AD CS
Planning and Design Considerations
Implementing a Two-Tier Hierarchy
Working with Certificate Templates
The Bottom Line
Chapter 11 Active Directory Federation Services
Overview of AD FS
AD FS Terminology
How AD FS Works
Planning and Design Considerations
Where Should You Place the AD FS Components?
Should You Use SQL Server for the AD FS Database?
What Are Your Certificate Options for Your AD FS Environment?
Should You Use a Group-Managed Service Account for Your AD FS Environment?
Deploying an AD FS Environment
Installing the AD FS Server Role
Configuring Internal DNS Name Resolution
Configuring a Sample Federated Application
Configuring an AD FS Relying Party
Testing Application Access from an Internal Client
Installing Web Application Proxy Server Role Service
Publishing the Sample Federated Application
Testing Application Access from an External Client
The Bottom Line
Chapter 12 Management with System Center
Overview of System Center 2016
Understanding the Upgrade Sequence
Understanding the Install Sequence
Installing an Instance in a Cluster
Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager
Installing and Configuring VMM
Managing the VMM Compute Fabric
Managing the VMM Library
Managing the VMM Host Groups
Managing Hyper-V Hosts and Clusters
Managing VMware Servers
Managing Infrastructure Servers
Managing the VMM Networking Fabric
Creating a Logical Network
Creating a VM Network
Managing the Storage Fabric
Creating Virtual Machines
Managing Windows Server 2016 with System Center Operations Manager
The Operations Manager Infrastructure
Installing the Prerequisites
Managing Windows Server 2016 with System Center Configuration Manager
Three Branches
What You Should Know About Site Server Differences
ConfigMgr Prerequisites
Installing a Primary Site Server
Configuring System Center Configuration Manager
Boundaries and Boundary Groups
Installing Clients
Using Client Settings
Using Collections
The Bottom Line
Chapter 13 Management with OMS
What Is Operations Management Suite?
A Brief History
OMS Services
OMS Pricing
SLA Details
System Requirements
Log Analytics
Performance Queries
Event Queries
The Bottom Line

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Title: Mastering Windows Server 2016
Publisher: Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.
Author: Brian Svidergol , Vladimir Meloski , Byron Wright , Santos Martinez , Doug Bassett
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
EAN: 9788126577101
No. of Pages: 608
Binding: Paperback


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