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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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: 6186

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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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Windows Server 2016 Automation with PowerShell Cookbook

Author: Thomas Lee

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787126404

Category: Computers

Page: 660

View: 654

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Over 100 recipes to help you leverage PowerShell to automate Windows Server 2016 manual tasks About This Book Automate Windows server tasks with the powerful features of the PowerShell Language Master new features such as DevOps, containers, and Nano servers, and speed up their performance using PowerShell Improve PowerShell's usability, and control and manage Windows-based environments by working through inviting recipes Who This Book Is For If you are a systems administrator, engineer, or an architect working with Windows Server 2016 and want to automate tasks with PowerShell, then this book is for you. A basic knowledge of PowerShell is expected. What You Will Learn Streamline routine administration processes Improve the performance and storage of your Windows server with enhanced large-scale PowerShell scripts Use DSC to leverage Windows server features Generate automatic reports that highlight unexpected changes in your environment Monitor performance and report on system utilization using detailed graphs and analysis Create and manage a reliable and redundant Hyper-V environment Manage your enterprise's patch level Utilize multiple tools and protocols to manage your environment In Detail This book showcases several ways that Windows administrators can use to automate and streamline their job. You'll start with the PowerShell and Windows Server fundamentals, where you'll become well versed with PowerShell and Windows Server features. In the next module, Core Windows Server 2016, you'll implement Nano Server, manage Windows updates, and implement troubleshooting and server inventories. You'll then move on to the Networking module, where you'll manage Windows network services and network shares. The last module covers Azure and DSC, where you will use Azure on PowerShell and DSC to easily maintain Windows servers. Style and approach This is a practical guide packed with attractive recipes to help you effectively use PowerShell to accelerate your daily administrative tasks with Windows server.
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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Cookbook

Author: Patrick Lownds,Charbel Nemnom,Leandro Carvalho

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785885340

Category: Computers

Page: 524

View: 2473

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Save time and resources by getting to know the best practices and intelligence from industry experts About This Book This book helps you gain a fresh perspective through a recipe-based approach on the new Microsoft Server 2016 Hyper-V Over 80 recipes to help you master the administrative tasks of Hyper-V and get to grips with advanced solutions and techniques for virtualization These hands-on advanced recipes will help you deploy, maintain, and upgrade Hyper-V virtual machines Who This Book Is For This book is for Hyper-V administrators who are looking to take advantage of all exciting new features that Microsoft Server 2016 Hyper-V has to offer. What You Will Learn Install and manage Hyper-V in Full, Server Core, and Nano Server Get to know how to migrate and upgrade physical and virtual machines Configure disks, network, memory, security, and auditing settings for virtual machines Take a deep dive into high availability and disaster recovery Save time and money by getting to grips with PowerShell automation Understand the new features around network and nested virtualization, distributed storage QoS, Hyper-V Replica, and much more Gain a full view of your virtual machines and host servers through monitoring, reporting, and troubleshooting tips In Detail Hyper-V is a Windows-based, very cost-effective virtualization solution with easy-to-use and well-known administrative consoles. With this book on your side you will master the worlds of Hyper-V deployment, migration, and management by learning tips, tricks, and best practices, especially when it comes to advanced-level tasks. You will learn how to quickly deploy and automate multiple VMs, and support Hyper-V clusters through different installation methods. You will learn the concepts efficiently with the help of up-to-date real-world examples and improve the scalability and efficiency of large-scale VM deployments with Nano Server. By the end of this book, you will be an ace Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V with the skills needed to administer and manage it effectively and survive in the brave new world of mobile-first, cloud-first. Further, take advantage of bonus appendix explaining Hyper-V and backup architecture and the difference between versions. Style and approach This advanced-level book provides step-by-step recipes on real-world examples so you can get practical, hands-on experience of the subjects.
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Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 PowerShell Cookbook

Author: Jonas Andersson,Nuno Mota,Mike Pfeiffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787287653

Category: Computers

Page: 648

View: 9349

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Make the most of PowerShell's features to manage all aspects of your Exchange Server 2016 environment. About This Book Learn to integrate PowerShell with Exchange Server 2016 Write scripts and functions to run tasks automatically, and generate complex reports with PowerShell Use these effective recipes to learn all popular and important PowersShell scripts to manage tasks and avoid errors Who This Book Is For This book is for messaging professionals who want to build real-world scripts with Windows PowerShell and the Exchange Management Shell. You'll also find it indispensable if you're a network or systems administrator responsible for managing and maintaining Exchange Server 2016. What You Will Learn Master the new features and capabilities of PowerShell and Exchange Server 2016 Get to grips with the core PowerShell concepts Use simple PowerShell scripts and commands to get powerful results Generate detailed reports, send the output of commands by email , and schedule scripts to run automatically Import, export, and move mailboxes, and delete messages from mailboxes using the command line Configure transport server settings such as mail relay, tracking logs, transport rules, delivery reports, and more Manage mailbox and public folders Monitor the health of an Exchange environment through built-in cmdlets and other methods Integrate Exchange with Office Online Server, Skype for Business Server, and Exchange Online (Office 365) In Detail We start with a set of recipes on core PowerShell concepts. This will provide you with a foundation for the examples in the book. Next, you'll see how to implement some of the common exchange management shell tasks, so you can effectively write scripts with this latest release. You will then learn to manage Exchange recipients, automate recipient-related tasks in your environment, manage mailboxes, and understand distribution group management within the Exchange Management Shell. Moving on, we'll work through several scenarios where PowerShell scripting can be used to increase your efficiency when managing databases, which are the most critical resources in your Exchange environment. Towards the end, you'll discover how to achieve Exchange High Availability and how to secure your environment, monitor the health of Exchange, and integrate Exchange with Office Online Server, Skype for Business Server, and Exchange Online (Office 365). By the end of the book, you will be able to perform administrative tasks efficiently. Style and approach This practical guide is packed with handy recipes to help you perform common administration tasks, as well as complex tasks in Exchange Server, without any hassle.
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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Cookbook - Second Edition

Author: Charbel Nemnom,Patrick Lownds

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781785884313

Category:

Page: 552

View: 461

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Save time and resources by getting to know the best practices and intelligence from industry expertsAbout This Book* This book helps you gain a fresh perspective through a recipe-based approach on the new Microsoft Server 2016 Hyper-V* Over 80 recipes to help you master the administrative tasks of Hyper-V and get to grips with advanced solutions and techniques for virtualization* These hands-on advanced recipes will help you deploy, maintain, and upgrade Hyper-V virtual machinesWho This Book Is ForThis book is for Hyper-V administrators who are looking to take advantage of all exciting new features that Microsoft Server 2016 Hyper-V has to offer.What you will learn* Install and manage Hyper-V in Full, Server Core, and Nano Server* Get to know how to migrate and upgrade physical and virtual machines* Configure disks, network, memory, security, and auditing settings for virtual machines* Take a deep dive into high availability and disaster recovery* Save time and money by getting to grips with PowerShell automation* Understand the new features around network and nested virtualization, distributed storage QoS, Hyper-V Replica, and much more* Gain a full view of your virtual machines and host servers through monitoring, reporting, and troubleshooting tips* Take advantage of a bonus appendix that explains Hyper-V and backup architecture and the difference between versions of Hyper-VIn DetailHyper-V is a Windows-based, very cost-effective virtualization solution with easy-to-use and well-known administrative consoles.You will master Hyper-V deployment, migration, and management by learning tips, tricks, and best practices, especially when it comes to advanced-level tasks.You will learn how to quickly deploy and automate multiple VMs, and support Hyper-V clusters through different installation methods. You will learn the concepts efficiently with the help of up-to-date real-world examples and improve the scalability and efficiency of large-scale VM deployments with Nano Server.By the end of this book, you will be an ace Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V with the skills needed to administer and manage it effectively and survive in the brave new world of mobile-first, cloud-first. Further, take advantage of bonus appendix explaining Hyper-V and backup architecture and the difference between versions.
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Windows Server 2016 Automation with Powershell Cookbook

Author: Thomas Lee

Publisher: Packt Publishing

ISBN: 9781787122048

Category: Computers

Page: 660

View: 1077

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Over 100 recipes to help you leverage PowerShell to automate Windows Server 2016 manual tasksAbout This Book* Automate Windows server tasks with the powerful features of the PowerShell Language* Master new features such as DevOps, containers, and Nano servers, and speed up their performance using PowerShell* Improve PowerShell's usability, and control and manage Windows-based environments by working through inviting recipesWho This Book Is ForIf you are a systems administrator, engineer, or an architect working with Windows Server 2016 and want to automate tasks with PowerShell, then this book is for you. A basic knowledge of PowerShell is expected.What You Will Learn* Streamline routine administration processes* Improve the performance and storage of your Windows server with enhanced large-scale PowerShell scripts* Use DSC to leverage Windows server features* Generate automatic reports that highlight unexpected changes in your environment* Monitor performance and report on system utilization using detailed graphs and analysis* Create and manage a reliable and redundant Hyper-V environment* Manage your enterprise's patch level* Utilize multiple tools and protocols to manage your environmentIn DetailThis book showcases several ways that Windows administrators can use to automate and streamline their job. You'll start with the PowerShell and Windows Server fundamentals, where you'll become well versed with PowerShell and Windows Server features.In the next module, Core Windows Server 2016, you'll implement Nano Server, manage Windows updates, and implement troubleshooting and server inventories. You'll then move on to the Networking module, where you'll manage Windows network services and network shares.The last module covers Azure and DSC, where you will use Azure on PowerShell and DSC to easily maintain Windows servers.Style and approachThis is a practical guide packed with attractive recipes to help you effectively use PowerShell to accelerate your daily administrative tasks with Windows server.
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Microsoft IIS 10.0 Cookbook

Author: Ashraf Khan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787122727

Category: Computers

Page: 410

View: 4932

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Over 60 recipes to install, configure, and manage your IIS 10.0 About This Book Provide a secure, easy-to-manage extensible platform for hosting your websites Leverage IIS 10.0 in order to deploy web site in seconds Integrate Windows and Nano Server 2016 and automate it with PowerShell Recipes to Manage and monitor your IIS 10.0 Who This Book Is For If you are an administrator or web developer with a basic (or no) knowledge of Microsoft IIS and want to set up your own web server, then this is the book for you. What You Will Learn Integrate IIS 10.0 on Windows server 2016 Host multiple websites and Wildcard Host on IIS 10.0 Deploy and administrate IIS 10.0 on Nano Server. IIS administration with Powershell. Manage and troubleshoot IIS 10.0 In Detail This book will start with customizing your IIS 10 to various platforms/OS and tune it according to your business requirements. Moving on, we will focus on the functionalities of core fundamentals and perform practical scenarios in order to maximize the use of a reliable web server. Going further we will be covering topics like IIS 10 architecture, IIS modules,hosting web server platforms, virtual directories along with web site deployment, ports, enhanced security. We will also cover new features of IIS 10 like integration with Windows Server 2016 and Nano Server, HTTP/2, PowerShell 5 cmdlets etc . Towards the end, we will cover troubleshooting & diagnostic techniques of IIS 10. By the end of this book you will be well versed with maximizing the reliability of your webserver and will have immense knowledge in using IIS 10 effectively Style and approach A set of exciting recipes on using Microsoft IIS 10.0 effectively..
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Windows Server 2019 Automation with PowerShell Cookbook

Powerful ways to automate and manage Windows administrative tasks, 3rd Edition

Author: Thomas Lee

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789806445

Category: Computers

Page: 542

View: 8168

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Automate Windows server tasks with the powerful features of the PowerShell Language Key Features Leverage PowerShell to automate complex Windows server tasks Master new features such as DevOps, and containers, and speed up their performance using PowerShell Improve PowerShell's usability, and control and manage Windows-based environments by working through exciting recipes Book Description Windows Server 2019 represents the latest version of Microsoft’s flagship server operating system. It also comes with PowerShell Version 5.1 and has a number of additional features that IT pros find useful. The book helps the reader learn how to use PowerShell and manage core roles, features, and services of Windows Server 2019. You will begin with creating a PowerShell Administrative Environment that has updated versions of PowerShell and the Windows Management Framework, updated versions of the .NET Framework, and third-party modules. Next, you will learn to use PowerShell to set up and configure Windows Server 2019 networking and also managing objects in the AD environment. You will also learn to set up a host to utilize containers and how to deploy containers. You will also be implementing different mechanisms for achieving desired state configuration along with getting well versed with Azure infrastructure and how to setup Virtual Machines, web sites, and shared files on Azure. Finally, you will be using some powerful tools you can use to diagnose and resolve issues with Windows Server 2019. By the end of the book, you will learn a lot of trips and tricks to automate your windows environment with PowerShell What you will learn Perform key admin tasks on Windows Server 2019 Employing best practices for writing PowerShell scripts and configuring Windows Server 2019 Use the .NET Framework to achieve administrative scripting Set up VMs, websites, and shared files on Azure Report system performance using built-in cmdlets and WMI to obtain single measurements Know the tools you can use to diagnose and resolve issues with Windows Server Who this book is for If you are a systems administrator, engineer, or an architect working with Windows Server 2016 interested in upgrading to Windows Server 2019 and automating tasks with PowerShell, then this book is for you. A basic knowledge of PowerShell is expected.
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