Windows 10: Essentials for Administration

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Stanek & Associates

ISBN: 1575455269

Category: Computers

Page: 464

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Expert advice for Windows 10 right at your fingertips. Includes updates for the Windows 10 anniversary edition! Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for architects, administrators, engineers and others working with Windows 10. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining computers running Windows 10, 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: Deploying and customizing the operating system Installing and maintaining universal apps Configuring Group Policy preferences and settings Provisioning and using device management Managing access and security Installing hardware devices and drivers Troubleshooting and resolving system issues 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 answers reference you’ll want with you at all times. Table of Contents About This Book 1. Welcome to Windows 10 Navigating Windows 10 Editions Deploying Windows 10 Setting up Out of the Box 2. Working with Windows 10 Exploring Key Features Getting to Know Windows 10 Running Windows 10 3. Implementing Device Management Getting Started with Microsoft Intune Getting Started with the Windows 10 ADK Working with Windows Imaging And Configuration Designer Creating and Deploying Provisioning Packages Provisioning Walkthrough: Upgrading to Mobile Enterprise Edition 4. Using Policy-based Management Configuring Domain-Joined Devices Implementing Policy-based Management Using Logon and Startup Policies Using Scripts in Policies Using Data Management Policies Using Networking Policies 5. Using Preferences for Management Working with Preferences Managing Preference Items 6. Fine-Tuning User Account Control Understanding UAC in Windows 10 Managing Elevation of Privileges Managing UAC for Apps 7. Creating and Configuring Accounts Local, Domain and Connected Accounts Creating User Accounts Configuring User Accounts 8. Maintaining Accounts Managing Local User Accounts and Groups Managing User Account Passwords Managing Stored Credentials 9. Supporting Windows 10 Essential Support Tools Managing System Time Configuring Internet Time Essential Maintenance Tools 10. Managing System Properties Optimizing Performance Options Managing Environment Variables Configuring Startup and Recovery Options Managing System Protection Settings 11. Optimizing Power Management Managing Battery Power Understanding Power Plans and Sleep Modes Configuring Power Options Managing Power Options from the Command Line Working with Power Plans Using Alarms and Configuring Alarm Actions 12. Configuring Hardware Managing Device Installation Working with Device Drivers Maintaining Devices and Drivers 13. Installing and Maintaining Universal Apps Working with Apps Maintaining Apps Optimizing App Security for the Enterprise 14. Maintaining Windows 10 Windows Update: The Essentials Working with Support Services Managing Services Using Preferences Detecting and Resolving Windows 10 Errors Scheduling Maintenance Tasks 15. Managing Data and Recovery Using File History Using Previous Versions Managing Failures Creating a Recovery Drive Using Restore Points for Recovery Troubleshooting Startup and Shutdown William Stanek has been developing expert solutions for and writing professionally about Microsoft Windows since 1995. In Windows 10: Essentials for Administration, William shares his extensive knowledge of the product.
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Windows Server 2016: Essentials for Administration

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Stanek & Associates

ISBN: 1575455293

Category: Computers

Page: 586

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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.
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Windows Powershell 6

Essentials for Administration

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781545087107

Category:

Page: 290

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Covers all release versions of PowerShell for all current versions of the Windows Server and Windows operating systems. Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for IT professionals working with Microsoft products, whether for on-premises, hybrid or cloud support. Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to make the most of Windows PowerShell in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions. This book focuses on administration tasks, including: Using PowerShell to manage Windows roles and features Inventorying and evaluating computers using scripting Working with PowerShell drives, directories and files Reading and writing file contents Getting and setting security descriptors Creating access rules and taking ownership Configuring file and directory auditing Navigating the Windows Registry Creating and managing registry keys Comparing registry keys Viewing and filtering event logs Setting event log options Writing custom events Managing the state of system services Configuring service options, such as logon and recovery Joining computers to a domain Renaming computers Restarting or shutting down computers remotely Enabling or disabling system restore Creating and using checkpoints Recovering from restore points Examining running processes Analyzing computer performance Monitoring resource usage Windows PowerShell 6: Essentials for Administration can be used with the companion book, Windows PowerShell 6: IT Pro Solutions.
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Windows Server 2016: The Administrator's Reference

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Stanek & Associates

ISBN: 1575455315

Category: Computers

Page: 820

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This super-sized desktop reference combines two personal training guides in one convenient volume. Completely updated for Windows Server 2016 RTM and covering all editions of the operating system. Over 250,000 words. Includes: Windows Server 2016: Essentials for Administration Windows Server 2016: Server Infrastructure 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. Like the individual books themselves and all IT Pro Solutions books, this reference set will be updated periodically to keep pace with the changes in Windows Server 2016. Pricing of this set is based on the MSRP of $29.99 for each ebook. From time to time you may find introductory or sale pricing of the individual books. Topics covered include: Planning for Windows Server 2016 and developing a deployment plan 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 Managing file services and data storage Configuring file sharing Managing share permissions and auditing resource usage Using group policy for administration Configuring and maintaining print services Deploying essential infrastructure services including DHCP and DNS Maintaining and troubleshooting Windows Server 2016 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 ready-answers reference you’ll want with you at all times. Table of Contents Chapter 1. Welcome to Windows Server 2016 Chapter 2. Working with Windows Servers Chapter 3. Configuring Server Settings Chapter 4. Understanding Active Directory Chapter 5. Managing Active Directory Chapter 6. Maintaining Active Directory Chapter 7. Accounts: The Essentials Chapter 8. Managing Account Policies Chapter 9. Creating Accounts Chapter 10. Working with Managed Accounts Chapter 11. Managing Computers, Users and Groups Chapter 12. Maintaining Your Servers Chapter 13. Optimizing Server Performance Chapter 14. Using Group Policy Chapter 15. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Group Policy Chapter 16. Optimizing Server Security Chapter 17. Deploying Windows Server 2016 Chapter 18. Implementing TCP/IP Networking Chapter 19. Data Storage: The Essentials Chapter 20. Partitioning and Optimizing Drives Chapter 21. Using TPM and BitLocker Drive Encryption Chapter 22. Using Storage Spaces Chapter 23. Using RAID Chapter 24. Maintaining Partitions and Drives Chapter 25. Implementing File Sharing Chapter 26. Using Shadow Copies and Work Folders Chapter 27. Managing Permissions and Auditing Chapter 28. Configuring Disk Quotas Chapter 29. Using Group Policy for Administration Chapter 30. Implementing Print Services Chapter 31. Configuring and Maintaining Print Services Chapter 32. Implementing DHCP Chapter 33. Managing and Maintaining DHCP Chapter 34. Implementing DNS Chapter 35. Managing and Maintaining DNS Thank you readers for your years of support! Check the companion website for updates and details on extras. Your support of this reference set will ensure that I can continue to refresh and expand it.
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Windows Server 2016

Server Infrastructure

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537261188

Category:

Page: 544

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Practical and precise, this hands-on guide with ready answers is designed for IT professionals working with Windows Server 2016. If you're an IT Pro responsible for configuring, managing and maintaining servers running Windows Server 2016, start with this well-organized and authoritative resource. Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to master Windows Server 2016 in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions. This book, Windows Server 2016: Server Infrastructure, is designed to be used with Windows Server 2106: Essentials for Administration which collectively provide over 250,000 words and 1000 pages of expert advice. Using the books together, you can answer most of the everyday questions you'll have with Windows Server 2016. Topics discussed in this book include: Planning for Windows Server 2016 and developing a deployment plan Implementing TCP/IP networking and NIC teaming Managing file services and data storage Partitioning and optimizing drives Using TPM and BitLocker Drive Encryption Using Storage Spaces and Storage Pools Configuring file sharing and disk quotas Configuring Shadow Copies and Work Folders Using group policy for administration Configuring and maintaining print services Deploying essential infrastructure services including DHCP and DNS And much, much more!!! Not only will this informative training manual help you become familiar with many new ideas, it'll help you master Windows Server 2016 in the shortest amount of time possible. This is the ideal concise, immediate reference you'll want with you at all times. Table of Contents Chapter 1. Deploying Windows Server 2016 1 Chapter 2. Implementing TCP/IP Networking 33 Chapter 3. Data Storage: The Essentials 59 Chapter 4. Partitioning and Optimizing Drives 93 Chapter 5. Using TPM and BitLocker Drive Encryption 116 Chapter 6. Using Storage Spaces 162 Chapter 7. Using RAID 187 Chapter 8. Maintaining Partitions and Drives 199 Chapter 9. Implementing File Sharing 217 Chapter 10. Using Shadow Copies and Work Folders 255 Chapter 11. Managing Permissions and Auditing 270 Chapter 12. Configuring Disk Quotas 290 Chapter 13. Using Group Policy for Administration 311 Chapter 14. Implementing Print Services 337 Chapter 15. Configuring and Maintaining Print Services 367 Chapter 16. Implementing DHCP 388 Chapter 17. Managing and Maintaining DHCP 411 Chapter 18. Implementing DNS 449 Chapter 19. Managing and Maintaining DNS 473 Index 507 About the Author 517
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Microsoft Windows Operating System Essentials

Author: Tom Carpenter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118240596

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 616

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A full-color guide to key Windows 7 administration concepts andtopics Windows 7 is the leading desktop software, yet it can be adifficult concept to grasp, especially for those new to the fieldof IT. Microsoft Windows Operating System Essentials is anideal resource for anyone new to computer administration andlooking for a career in computers. Delving into areas such asfundamental Windows 7 administration concepts and various desktopOS topics, this full-color book addresses the skills necessary forindividuals looking to break into a career in IT. Each chapter begins with a list of topic areas to be discussed,followed by a clear and concise discussion of the core Windows 7administration concepts and skills necessary so you can gain astrong understanding of the chapter topic areas. The chaptersconclude with review questions and suggested labs, so you can gaugeyour understanding of the chapter's contents. Offers in-depth coverage of operating systemconfigurations Explains how to install and upgrade client systems Addresses managing applications and devices Helps you understand operating system maintenance Covers the topics you need to know for the MTA 98-349 exam The full-color Microsoft Windows 7 Essentials provesitself to be an invaluable resource on Windows 7 and featuresadditional learning tutorials and tools.
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Windows Command Line Administration Instant Reference

Author: John Paul Mueller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470930908

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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The perfect companion to any book on Windows Server 2008 or Windows 7, and the quickest way to access critical information Focusing just on the essentials of command-line interface (CLI), Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference easily shows how to quickly perform day-to-day tasks of Windows administration without ever touching the graphical user interface (GUI). Specifically designed for busy administrators, Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference replaces many tedious GUI steps with just one command at the command-line, while concise, easy to access answers provide solutions on the spot. Provides practical examples, step-by-step instructions, and contextual information Quick-reference style delivers the commands needed for managing data and the network; working with Active Directory; performing diagnostics and maintenance; and, creating batch files and scripts Covers administration for Windows Server 2008 Server Core, Windows Server 2008 (including R2), and Windows 7 Administrators can get more done in less time with CLI than they can with the standard GUI. Compact enough to keep on hand at all times, Windows Command-Line Administration Instant Reference provides administrators with a convenient, fast and simple way to use CLI.
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Windows Powershell

Author: William Stanek

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781544752310

Category:

Page: 332

View: 6465

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Finally, a hands-on, personalized guide to Windows PowerShell that covers all release versions including PowerShell 6, 5, 4 and 3 for Windows Server 2016, 2012 R2, 2012 as well as Windows 10, 8.1 and 7! Practical and precise, this guide provides ready answers and is designed for IT professionals working with Microsoft products, whether for on-premises, hybrid or cloud support. Inside, you'll find expert insights, tips, tricks and workarounds that will show you how to make the most of Windows PowerShell in the shortest amount of time possible. During the course of reading this book, you will master a number of complex topics, techniques, commands and functions, including: Passing startup parameters and initializing the environment Creating and using scripts for everyday tasks Parsing values, output streams and formatting output Creating and using profiles, aliases and other shortcuts Using snap-ins, providers, and modules Enabling remoting and establishing sessions Creating background jobs and scheduling them to run automatically Using expressions and operators Working with variables, arrays, strings and more Creating aliases and functions Understanding object types, methods and properties Creating and using objects Using transcripts to record activities at the prompt Executing blocks of commands as transactions Performing conditional execution with If statements Checking for multiple conditions with switch Controlling the flow of execution using loops This book zeroes in on core PowerShell structures with a laser focus, giving you a clear and concise handbook for the essentials. Buy the book today and begin your journey to PowerShell mastery. And if you're already a PowerShell zen master, you'll find this book makes an excellent resource reference whether you are working in the office, at home connecting remotely, or on the go.
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Pro SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence Solutions

Author: Sahil Malik,Winsmarts LLC,Srini Sistla,Steve Wright

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430232862

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 6848

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What differentiates good organizations from bad? The good ones are those that take advantage of the data they already have and use the feedback that business intelligence gives them to improve their processes. SharePoint is now the delivery platform of choice for Microsoft’s business intelligence products, and in this book we reveal how to get the most from developing business intelligence solutions on SharePoint 2010. To understand the various business intelligence offerings in SharePoint 2010, you need to understand the core SQL Server business intelligence concepts, and the first part of the book presents a comprehensive tutorial on those fundamentals. Pro SharePoint 2010 Business Intelligence Solutions then focuses on specific SharePoint business intelligence investments including: Visio Services Excel Services SQL Server Reporting Services Business Connectivity Services PerformancePoint Services All of this is done using a practical, hands-on format, with enough examples to empower you to use these products in your real-life projects. As compelling as SharePoint and SQL Server business intelligence are together, the challenge always has been finding people who understand both SharePoint and SQL Server well enough to deliver such business intelligence solutions. With this book in hand, you become part of that select group.
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