Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016

Author: Richard M. Hicks

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484220595

Category: Computers

Page: 279

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Learn how to design, plan, implement, and support a secure remote access solution using DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016. Remote Access has been included in the Windows operating system for many years. With each new operating system release, new features and capabilities have been included to allow network engineers and security administrators to provide remote access in a secure and cost-effective manner. DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016 provides seamless and transparent, always on remote network connectivity for managed Windows devices. DirectAccess is built on commonly deployed Windows platform technologies and is designed to streamline and simplify the remote access experience for end users. In addition, DirectAccess connectivity is bidirectional, allowing administrators to more effectively manage and secure their field-based assets. Implementing DirectAccess with Windows Server 2016 provides a high-level overview of how DirectAccess works. The vision and evolution of DirectAccess are outlined and business cases and market drivers are explained. DirectAccess is evaluated against traditional VPN and this book describes the Windows platform technologies that underpin this solution. In addition, this book: Explains how the technology works and the specific IT pain points that it addresses Includes detailed, prescriptive guidance for those tasked with implementing DirectAccess using Windows Server 2016 Addresses real-world deployment scenarios for small and large organizations Contains valuable tips, tricks, and implementation best practices for security and performance“/li> What you’ll learn A high-level understanding of the various remote access technologies included in Windows Server 2016. Common uses cases for remote access, and how best to deploy them in a secure, stable, reliable, and highly available manner. Valuable insight in to design best practices and learn how to implement DirectAccess and VPN with Windows Server 2016 according to deployment best practices. Who This Book Is For IT administrators, network, and security administrators and engineers, systems management professionals, compliance auditors, and IT executive management (CIO, CISO) are the target audience for this title.
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70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016

Author: Microsoft Official Academic Course

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1119127033

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The Microsoft Official Academic Course (MOAC) textbook for Networking with Windows Server 2016 Exam 70-741 is focused primarily on the networking features and their functionality that is available within Windows Server 2016. MOAC offers an official MLO lab environment and Lab Manual to further aid in your study for this exam. Successful skills mastery of Exam 70-741 can help students with securing a career within an IT enterprise and help them to differentiate job hunters in today's competitive job market. This exam will cover considerations into the following: • High performance network features and functionality • DNS, DHCP, and IPAM implementations • Remote access solutions such as VPN and Direct Access as well as DFS and BranchCache solutions • Implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, such as Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) and Network Controller The MOAC IT Professional series is the Official from Microsoft, turn-key Workforce training program that leads to professional certification and was authored for college instructors and college students. MOAC gets instructors ready to teach and students ready for work by delivering essential resources in 5 key areas: Instructor readiness, student software, student assessment, instruction resources, and learning validation. With the Microsoft Official Academic course program, you are getting instructional support from Microsoft; materials that are accurate and make course delivery easy.
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Hands-On Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Author: Michael Palmer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305464796

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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HANDS-ON MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2016 is the perfect resource for learning Windows Server 2016 from the ground up. Designed to build a foundation in basic server administration, this book requires no previous server experience. It covers all of the critical Windows Server 2016 features, including the advantages unique to this new server operating system. Readers learn how to choose the right server edition for their needs. They also learn to install, configure, customize, manage, and troubleshoot today’s servers most effectively. If the reader is new to server administration, this book provides the background and knowledge needed to manage servers on small to large networks. If the reader is an experienced server administrator, this book provides a fast way to get up to speed on new Windows Server 2016 administration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Mastering Windows Server 2016

Author: Jordan Krause

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785881450

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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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.
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Windows Server 2016 Cookbook

Author: Jordan Krause

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785882996

Category: Computers

Page: 494

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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.
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Windows Server 2016 Security, Certificates, and Remote Access Cookbook

Recipe-based guide for security, networking and PKI in Windows Server 2016

Author: Jordan Krause

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789135222

Category: Computers

Page: 138

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This book contains more than 25 hands-on recipes that will equip you to build a PKI and roll out remote access capabilities via Microsoft DirectAccess and VPN. This book also contains tips and tricks for increasing the security footprint of your Windows Server infrastructure. Key Features Identify and mitigate security risks in your Windows Server 2016 infrastructure Learn how to build a PKI and use it to issue certificates within your network In-depth information for setting up Microsoft DirectAccess Book Description Windows Server 2016 is an operating system designed to run on today’s highly performant servers, both on-premise and in the cloud. It supports enterprise-level data storage, communications, management, and applications. This book builds off a basic knowledge of the Windows Server operating system, and assists administrators with taking the security of their systems one step further. You will learn tips for configuring proper networking, especially on multi-homed systems, and tricks for locking down access to your servers. Then you will move onto one of the hottest security topics of the year – certificates. You will learn how to build your own PKI, or how to better administer one that you already have. You will publish templates, issue certificates, and even configure autoenrollment in your network. When we say “networking” we don’t only mean inside the LAN. To deal safely with mobile devices, you will learn about the capabilities of Windows Server 2016 for connecting these assets securely back into the corporate network, with information about DirectAccess and VPN. The material in the book has been selected from the content of Packt's Windows Server 2016 Cookbook by Jordan Krause to provide a specific focus on these key Windows Server tasks. What you will learn Implement solid networking and security practices into your Windows Server environment Design your own PKI and start issuing certificates today Connect your remote laptops back to the corporate network using Microsoft's own remote access technologies, including DirectAccess Learn to use commands that will help you with monitoring network traffic. Build and explore your first Server Core instance today! Who this book is for If you are a Windows Server administrator interested in learning the key security and networking functions available in Windows Server 2016, keep this book close at hand. If you are a server administrator setting up certificate services for the first time you will also benefit from the step-by-step instructions on implementation of a PKI.
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MCSA Guide to Networking with Windows Server 2016, Exam 70-741

Author: Greg Tomsho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337400785

Category: Computers

Page: 496

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Packed with a wealth of hands-on activities, NETWORKING WITH WINDOWS SERVER 2016, EXAM 70-741 empowers readers to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while also equipping them to successfully face the real-world challenges encountered by today’s Microsoft networking professionals. This engaging, full-color presentation emphasizes the key skills necessary to manage and configure a Windows Server 2016 network. Comprehensive coverage addresses TCP/IP configuration, including IPv6, DNS configuration, DHCP implementation and management, deploying remote access, configuring distributed network file services, and high performance network solutions. In addition, hands-on labs and meaningful case projects offer extensive opportunities to apply the concepts to real practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide

Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742, and Exam 70-743

Author: William Panek

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119359147

Category: Computers

Page: 1248

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Over 1,000 pages of comprehensive exam prep for the entire MCSA Windows Server 2016 certification process MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide is your ultimate companion on the journey to earning the MCSA Windows Server 2016 certification. Covering required Exams 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742, plus preparing you to take the composite upgrade Exam 70-743 (not covered separately in this book), this Study Guide walks you through 100 percent of all exam objectives to help you achieve complete readiness. Hands-on exercises strengthen your practical skills, and real-world scenarios help you understand how these skills are used on the job. Over 500 practice questions allow you to test your understanding along the way, and the online test bank gives you access to electronic flashcards, practice exams, and over an hour of expert video demonstrations. From basic networking concepts and services to Active Directory and Hyper-V, this guide provides full coverage of critical MCSA concepts and skills. This new edition has been updated for the latest MCSA Windows Server 2016 exam releases, featuring coverage of all the objective domains. This value-priced guide is three books in one, giving you the most comprehensive exam prep experience for all required MCSA exams. Whether you're starting from the beginning, or upgrading from the MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 certification, arm yourself with the ultimate tool for complete and comprehensive preparation. Study 100 percent of the objectives for all three MCSA exams, plus the upgrade exam Practice your skills using hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios Test your knowledge with over 500 challenging practice questions Access online study aids including flashcards, video demos, and more! The MCSA exams test your knowledge and skill in installation, configuration, deployment, and administration using a variety of networking tools. The scope is broad, but your complete understanding of the most up-to-date concepts and practices is critical to your success on the exam—and on the job. MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide covers everything you need to know, and gives you the tools to help you learn it.
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Windows Server 2016 Administration Cookbook

Core infrastructure, IIS, Remote Desktop Services, Monitoring, and Group Policy

Author: Jordan Krause

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789130107

Category: Computers

Page: 248

View: 8145

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This book contains more than 65 recipes that will equip you with what you need to know to work with Windows 2016 Server. This book will help you learn how to administrate your Windows Server for optimal performance. Key Features A focussed guide to help you with the core functionalities of Windows Server 2016 Explore tasks that will help you build a datacenter from scratch using Windows Server 2016 Step-by-step instructions for common Windows Server administration duties Book Description Windows Server 2016 is an operating system designed to run on servers. It supports enterprise-level data storage, communications, management, and applications. This book contains specially selected, detailed help on core, essential administrative tasks of Windows Server 2016. This book starts by helping you to navigate the interface of Windows Server 2016, and quickly shifts gears to implementing roles that are necessarily in any Microsoft-centric datacenter. This book will also help you leverage the web services platform built into Windows Server 2016, available to anyone who runs this latest and greatest Server operating system. Further, you will also learn to compose optimal Group Policies and monitor system performance and IP address management. This book will be a handy quick-reference guide for any Windows Server administrator, providing easy to read, step-by-step instructions for many common administrative tasks that will be part of any Server Administrator’s job description as they administer their Windows Server 2016 powered servers. The material in the book has been selected from the content of Packt's Windows Server 2016 Cookbook by Jordan Krause to provide a specific focus on key Windows Server administration tasks. What you will learn Become skilled in the navigation of Windows Server 2016, and explore the technologies and options that it provides Build the infrastructure required for a successful Windows Server network Move away from those open-source web server platforms and start migrating your websites to Server 2016's Internet Information Services today Provide a centralized point for users to access applications and data by confguring Remote Desktop Services Compose optimal Group Policies Who this book is for This book is for system administrators or IT professionals who want the skills to manage and maintain the core infrastructure of a Windows Server 2016 environment. Prior experience in Windows Server 2012 R2 environments will be helpful.
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MCSA Windows Server 2016 Practice Tests

Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742, and Exam 70-743

Author: Crystal Panek,William Panek

Publisher: Sybex

ISBN: 1119525284

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Get prepared for the high-stakes MCSA Windows Server 2016 certification exam Windows Server 2016 is the latest version of Microsoft's Windows server operating system, and the ideal server for Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10 desktop clients. Windows Server 2016 will include many new and updated features, including enhancements to Hyper-V, Storage Spaces, and Active Directory. MCSA Windows Server 2016 Practice Tests provides 10 unique 85-question chapter tests, covering the ten MCSA Windows Server 2016 objective domains, PLUS three additional 50-question practice exams, for a total of 1000 practice test questions. • Practice tests are a popular way for certification candidates to prepare for taking exams • The practice test questions provide comprehensive coverage of the exam objectives • Covers all three exams: 70-740, 70-741, 70-742 • Written by a five-time Microsoft MVP Winner This book helps you gain the confidence you need and prepares you for taking the three required Exams 70-740, 70-741, and 70-742, or upgrade Exam 70-743. The practice test questions prepare you for test success.
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