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.
Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
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.
Both tutorial and reference, this book is the bible for new and experienced administrators alike.
Author: Clifton Leonard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A bestselling Exchange Server guide, updated for the 2016 release Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the gold-standard reference for system administrators and first-time users alike. Fully updated to align with the latest release, this expert-led guide provides comprehensive coverage and easy-to-follow tutorials for all aspects of Exchange Server installation, configuration, and management. Whether you're migrating from an earlier version or installing Exchange Server for the first time, this book gives you quick access to the answers you need. Step-by-step instructions walk you through planning and design, installation, administration and management, maintenance, and more, so you can get up to speed quickly and get back to work. With a focus on the hands-on details, the Microsoft Certified Masters author team provides practical insight and invaluable guidance on every aspect of Exchange Server 2016, from mastering the basics to leveraging new features. Microsoft Exchange allows access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars at any time, from almost any device. The 2016 release is designed specifically to appeal to enterprises; if you've been tasked with the implementation, this guide has the information you need. Get up to speed with the latest changes and features Understand server configurations, requirements, installation, and migration Manage mailboxes, groups, connectivity, and the client access server Troubleshoot common issues efficiently and effectively Exchange Server 2016 shifts even more control to the user, freeing administrators to perform more critical tasks. Beefed-up architecture and more centralized functions have eased configuration and upgrades, and a robust cloud implementation is expected to draw enterprises sooner rather than later. Systems administrators need to become familiar with the latest changes, and Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the ultimate reference and tutorial.
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.
Author: Jordan Krause
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
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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Author: Brian Svidergol
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The IT pro's must-have guide to Windows Server 2016 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, software-defined infrastructure, and the cloud; new capabilities including containers and Nano Server, Shielded VMs, Failover Clustering, PowerShell, and more give you plenty of tools to become more efficient, more effective, and more productive. Windows Server 2016 is the ideal server for Windows 10 clients, and is loaded with new features that IT professionals need to know. This book provides a comprehensive resource grounded in real-world application to help you get up to speed quickly. Master the latest features of Windows Server 2016 Apply new tools in real-world scenarios Explore new capabilities in security, networking, and the cloud Gain expert guidance on all aspect of Windows Server 2016 migration and management System administrators tasked with upgrading, migrating, or managing Windows Server 2016 need a one-stop resource to help them get the job done. Mastering Windows Server 2016 has the answers you need, the practicality you seek, and the latest information to get you up to speed quickly.
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.
Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
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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Author: Crystal Panek
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Did you know, 91% of hiring managers consider certification as part of their hiring requirements? IT Professionals who are new to the industry need a strong foundational understanding of the fundamentals before moving on towards more challenging technology certifications. This book covers everything you need to know about understanding how to manage windows servers and storage along with monitoring and troubleshooting servers as well. Written to the Windows Server Administration Fundamentals MTA Certification, it is a recommended entry point into IT certification. This book covers the basics of Windows Server Administration. Each chapter closes with a quiz to make sure you can practice exam questions and test your knowledge begore moving to the next section. We start by discussing what a server is and does by providing an in-depth overview including installation of Windows Server 2016. There are sections dedicated to the following: Preforming configurations and managing your Windows Server, by configuring your IP address settings and managing devices and device drivers. Managing your storage, by identifying storage technologies, understanding disk structure, and using disk management tools. Monitoring and troubleshooting servers, by managing information technology, and understanding performance, backups and preforming server repair. Overview of popular Windows network services and applications, like understanding remote access, server virtualization, and introducing remote administration. IT Professionals looking to understand more about Windows Server Administration will gain he knowledge to effectively install and manage a Windows Server including basic troubleshooting. Thanks to some troubleshooting tools and tops it will be easier to apply the skills in real world situations and feel confident when taking the certification.
This book, Windows Server 2016: Storage Solutions, is designed to be used with other volumes in the Tech Artisans Library, which together provide a definitive resource for all of the core features and enhancements in Windows Server 2016.
The in-depth, authoritative reference for intermediate to advanced IT professionals. Windows Server 2016: Storage Solutions 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: Configuring File Services Installing Disks and Storage Managing Bit Locker Drive Encryption Configuring Storage Roles and Features Working with NTFS and ReFS Using Storage Spaces and Storage Replicas Maintaining and Optimizing Storage Using Data Deduplication Implementing File Sharing Managing File Security, Access Controls and Auditing Using Claims-based Controls, File Screening and Storage Reporting Developing Backup and Recovery Strategies And Much, Much More!! This book, Windows Server 2016: Storage Solutions, is designed to be used with other volumes in the Tech Artisans Library, which together provide a definitive resource for all of the core features and enhancements in Windows Server 2016. 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. 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. 1. Storage Management Essentials Understanding Storage Deploying File Services Configuring Hyper-V 2. Navigating Storage Options Disk Management 101 Using Standard and Advanced Format Drives Navigating Partition Styles Navigating Disk Structures 3. Configuring Disks and Storage Sectors vs Clusters Managing MBR Partitions on Basic Disks Managing GPT Partitions on Basic Disks Managing Volumes on Dynamic Disks 4. Using TPM and BitLocker Encryption Getting Started with Trusted Platforms TPM Essentials Configuring TPM Getting Started with BitLocker Implementing Hardware Encryption, Secure Boot, and Network Unlock 5. Managing BitLocker Encryption Preparing for BitLocker Deployment Setting Up BitLocker Encryption Troubleshooting BitLocker Encryption 6. File System Essentials Navigating Disk and File-System Structures Working with NTFS Exploring Advanced NTFS Features Working with ReFS 7. Maintaining and Optimizing Storage Managing NTFS Disk Quotas Automating Disk Maintenance Automating Disk Optimization 8. Provisioning Storage Understanding Storage Spaces Offloading Data Transfers Using Storage Spaces Setting up Storage Pools Configuring Data Deduplication 9. Managing File Sharing Navigating File-Sharing Options Working with Shares Creating and Publishing Shares Managing Share Permissions Configuring Work Folders 10. Safeguarding Storage Managing File and Folder Permissions Managing File Shares After Configuration Managing Claims-Based Access Controls Auditing File and Folder Access 11. Managing File Screening and Storage Reporting File Screening and Storage Reporting Essentials Managing Global Storage Settings Configuring Classification and Assistance Enabling File Screening 12. Recovery Planning Disaster-Planning Strategies Disaster Preparedness Procedures Developing Backup Strategies Backing Up and Recovering Data Backing Up and Restoring Active Directory Troubleshooting Startup and Shutdown Index
This book is based on the author′s experience and the results of his research into Microsoft Windows security monitoring and anomaly detection.
Author: Andrei Miroshnikov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Go deep into Windows security tools to implement more robust protocols and processes Windows Security Monitoring goes beyond Windows admin and security certification guides to provide in-depth information for security professionals. Written by a Microsoft security program manager, DEFCON organizer and CISSP, this book digs deep into the underused tools that help you keep Windows systems secure. Expert guidance brings you up to speed on Windows auditing, logging, and event systems to help you exploit the full capabilities of these powerful native tools, while scenario-based instruction provides clear illustration of how these events unfold in the real world. From security monitoring and event detection to incident response procedures and best practices, this book provides detailed information on all of the security tools your Windows system has to offer. Windows includes many native tools that can help IT professionals and security experts spot and remedy suspicious activities on servers, networks, and end-user computers. If you're like many Windows pros, you're probably not taking full advantage of these features. This book takes you deep into Windows' underutilized built-in security tools to help you beef up your monitoring, detection, and response processes. Detect anomalous events and implement centralized alerting infrastructure Dig into the native Windows tools that enable robust security measures Understand the details of Powershell, Applocker, LogParser, and other tools Adopt effective incident response processes for various common scenarios Fully applicable to a range of Windows versions?back to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008?this book is designed for real-world implementation. As the threats to your data grow more numerous by the day, it becomes ever more critical to use every security tool at your disposal. Windows Security Monitoring offers complete, expert guidance toward robust security with specialist-level use of powerful Windows tools.
This book is a step-by-step guide to building your own SharePoint farm in a home lab setting.
Author: Stacy Simpkins
This book is a step-by-step guide to building your own SharePoint farm in a home lab setting. Learn how to build a windows domain and then join servers into the domain in order to create your own testing and learning environment. After you get the domain stood up, where you go from there is up to you. This book will help you learn how to spin up SharePoint in a least privileged fashion. This isn’t strictly a SharePoint book, though. For example, if you’re not a SharePoint professional and are just looking to create a working windows domain for other purposes; the home-lab domain that you’ll create will work great for Exam preparation for non-SharePoint purposes. You could even use it for learning how to install Exchange Server. After all, it’s your Home Lab domain. In this book you will build your home-lab domain and you’ll have a great place for learning how to administer SharePoint and develop SharePoint Apps. Here are just some of the tasks you’ll complete in easy to follow exercises: Create a windows domain and a certificate authority, so that you can run SharePoint on SSL Join servers to the domain and configure other technology on the member servers as needed Install SQL Server, and correctly partition the server in accordance with best practices Install and configure a SharePoint farm Spin up Host Named Site Collections (HNSC’s) Install and configure Visual Studio Who This Book Is For: This book is suitable for both developers and administrators. No technical knowledge is assumed beyond a general familiarity with computers and computing terminology. The resulting domain will be suitable for both IT and developer testing needs.
This engaging text equips readers with the skills necessary to configure advanced services and features in Windows Server 2012/R2.
Author: Greg Tomsho
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Offering a wealth of hands-on activities, MCSA Guide to Configuring Advanced Microsoft Windows Server 2012 /R2 Services, Exam 70-412 empowers students to successfully pass the MCSE/MCSA certification exam while preparing them to face the real-world challenges of a Microsoft networking professional. This engaging text equips readers with the skills necessary to configure advanced services and features in Windows Server 2012/R2. Comprehensive coverage includes advanced Active Directory configuration, advanced network services configuration, Dynamic Access Control (DAC) and IP Address Management (IPAM), server high availability and disaster recovery, and identity and access solutions, among other topics In addition, hands-on labs and skill-reinforcing case projects give students plenty of opportunity to put what they learn into real-world practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This book is designed as an Ubuntu 16.04 server reference, covering the Ubuntu servers and their support applications.
Author: Richard Petersen
Publisher: Surfing Turtle Press
This book is designed as an Ubuntu 16.04 server reference, covering the Ubuntu servers and their support applications. Server tools are covered as well as the underlying configuration files and system implementations. The emphasis is on what administrators will need to know to perform key server support and management tasks. Coverage of the systemd service management system is integrated into the book, replacing the deprecated Upstart system. Topics covered include software management, systemd service management, AppArmor security, and the Network Time Protocol. Key servers are examined, including Web (Apache), FTP (vsftpd), printing (CUPS), NFS, and Samba (Windows). Network support servers and applications covered include the Squid proxy server, the Domain Name System (BIND) server, DHCP, firewalls (IPtables and FirewallD), and cloud computing. This ebook version is epub3 and edupub (EPUB for Education) compliant with pagelist, sections, and tocs.
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.
Author: William Stanek
Publisher: Stanek & Associates
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.
This book provides an in-depth insight into the new architectures and concepts of current Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp technologies for central provisioning of desktops and applications.
Author: Göran Eibel
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
This book provides an in-depth insight into the new architectures and concepts of current Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp technologies for central provisioning of desktops and applications. It is aimed both at newcomers to the Citrix virtualization world and at those upgrading from previous versions. All the necessary steps for the creation of a design, and the development and operation of a complete, scalable virtualization environment are discussed in a detailed and practical manner. Valuable advice and comprehensive background information also feature in this solution-oriented compendium, making it an indispensable companion for IT solution architects, consultants and administrators.
Author: Nikolas Charlebois-LapradePublish On: 2017-05-23
Then, with copious real-world examples and scripts, they introduce PowerShell operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2016. What’s New in this Edition?
Author: Nikolas Charlebois-Laprade
Use the latest tools to manage and automate tasks on Microsoft's SharePoint platform. You will achieve time and cost savings, increase reliability of deployments, and learn how to safely and efficiently migrate from a previous version, all while gaining valuable skills in PowerShell scripting. Authors Nik Charlebois-Laprade and John Edward Naguib begin by explaining the fundamental concepts behind the PowerShell language. Then, with copious real-world examples and scripts, they introduce PowerShell operations in the context of deploying, migrating, managing, and monitoring SharePoint 2016. What You'll Learn What’s New in this Edition? Learn about the new SharePoint 2016 capabilities and min role Extend the default set of available PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2016 by creating your own reusable Cmdlet functions with PowerShell 5.0 Upgrade your on-premises SharePoint 2013 environment to SharePoint 2016 using PowerShell Who This Book Is For Administrators, developers, and DevOps engineers working with SharePoint 2016. No experience with PowerShell is required.
A beginner's guide to help you design, deploy and administer your System Center Operations Manager 2016 and 2012 R2 environmentsAbout This Book- Discover how to monitor complex IT environments with System Center Operations Manager using ...
Author: Kevin Greene
A beginner's guide to help you design, deploy and administer your System Center Operations Manager 2016 and 2012 R2 environmentsAbout This Book- Discover how to monitor complex IT environments with System Center Operations Manager using tips, tricks and best practice recommendations from industry experts.- Learn how to create eye-catching dashboards and reports to help deliver a tangible return on investment back to your organization.- Optimize, troubleshoot and perform disaster recovery in Operations Manager using step by step examples based on real-world scenarios.Who This Book Is ForThe target audience for this book is the IT Pro or System Administrator who wants to deploy and use System Center Operations Manager but has no previous knowledge of the product.As a 'Getting Started' book, our primary objective is to equip you with the knowledge you need to feel comfortable when working with common monitoring scenarios in OpsMgr. With this in mind, deep-diving into less-common OpsMgr features such as Audit Collection Services (ACS), Agentless Exception Monitoring (AEM) and Application Performance Monitoring (APM) has been intentionally omitted.What You Will Learn- Install a new System Center 2016 Operations Manager Management Group- Design and provision custom views to relevant support teams.- Understand how to deploy agents- Work with management packs- Monitor network devices- Model your IT services with distributed applications- Create dashboards and custom visualizations- Tune, optimize, maintain and troubleshoot System Center Operations ManagerIn DetailMost modern IT environments comprise a heterogeneous mixture of servers, network devices, virtual hypervisors, storage solutions, cross-platform operating systems and applications. All this complexity brings a requirement to deliver a centralized monitoring and reporting solution that can help IT administrators quickly identify where the problems are and how best to resolve them.Using System Center Operations Manager (OpsMgr), administrators get a full monitoring overview of the IT services they have responsibility for across the organization - along with some useful management capabilities to help them remediate any issues they've been alerted to.This book begins with an introduction to OpsMgr and its core concepts and then walks you through designing and deploying the various roles. After a chapter on exploring the consoles, you will learn how to deploy agents, work with management packs, configure network monitoring and model your IT services using distributed applications. There's a chapter dedicated to alert tuning and another that demonstrates how to visualize your IT using dashboards. The final chapters in the book discuss how to create alert subscriptions, manage reports, backup and recover OpsMgr, perform maintenance and troubleshoot common problems.Style and approachA beginner's guide that focuses on providing the practical skills required to effectively deploy and administer OpsMgr with walkthrough examples and tips on all the key concepts.
But many organizations adopting these technologies have found that it only leads to a faster-growing sprawl of unmanageable systems. This is where infrastructure as code can help.
Author: Kief Morris
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Virtualization, cloud, containers, server automation, and software-defined networking are meant to simplify IT operations. But many organizations adopting these technologies have found that it only leads to a faster-growing sprawl of unmanageable systems. This is where infrastructure as code can help. With this practical guide, author Kief Morris of ThoughtWorks shows you how to effectively use principles, practices, and patterns pioneered through the DevOps movement to manage cloud age infrastructure. Ideal for system administrators, infrastructure engineers, team leads, and architects, this book demonstrates various tools, techniques, and patterns you can use to implement infrastructure as code. In three parts, you’ll learn about the platforms and tooling involved in creating and configuring infrastructure elements, patterns for using these tools, and practices for making infrastructure as code work in your environment. Examine the pitfalls that organizations fall into when adopting the new generation of infrastructure technologies Understand the capabilities and service models of dynamic infrastructure platforms Learn about tools that provide, provision, and configure core infrastructure resources Explore services and tools for managing a dynamic infrastructure Learn specific patterns and practices for provisioning servers, building server templates, and updating running servers
Discover over 100 practical recipes to help you master the art of IT service management for your organization About This Book Unleash the capabilities of Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager Master the skills of configuring, ...
Author: Anders Asp (MVP)
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Discover over 100 practical recipes to help you master the art of IT service management for your organization About This Book Unleash the capabilities of Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager Master the skills of configuring, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting your Service Manager 2016 This book contains practical recipes that leverage the key and newly added features and functionalities of Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager Who This Book Is For This book will be useful to IT professionals including SCSM administrators who want to configure and administer System Center Service Manager 2016 and understand how to solve specific problems and scenarios that arise. It will also be useful to users of Service Manager 2012 who want to learn about the new features and capabilities of the Service Manager 2016 release. It will be ideal if you have Service Manager experience as well as experience with other System Center products. What You Will Learn See a practical implementation of the ITSM framework and processes based on ITIL Deploy and configure the new Service Manager HTML5 Self-Service Portal along with Service Catalog design and configuration Get to know about Incident, Problem, and Change Management processes and configuration Get to grips with performing advanced personalization in Service Manager Discover how to set up and use automation with and within Service Manager 2016 Work with Service Manager Data Warehouse Find out what Security Roles are and how to implement them Learn how to upgrade from SCSM 2012 R2 to SCSM 2016 In Detail System Center Service Manager (SCSM) is an integrated platform that offers a simplified data center management experience by implementing best practices such as Incident Management, Service Request, and Change Control to achieve efficient service delivery across your organization. This book provides you with real-world recipes that can be used immediately and will show you how to configure and administer SCSM 2016. You'll also find out how to solve particular problems and scenarios to take this tool further. You'll start with recipes on implementing ITSM frameworks and processes and configuring Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Then, you'll work through deploying and configuring the HTML5 Self-Service Portal, configuring Incident and Problem Management, and designing and configuring Change and Release Management. You'll also learn about security roles and overall Microsoft SCSM 2016 administration. Toward the end of the book, we'll look at advanced topics, such as presenting the wealth of information stored within the Service Manager Data Warehouse, standardizing SCSM deployments, and implementing automation. Style and approach This book will enlighten you on Microsoft System Center 2016 Service Manager through recipes that can be implemented directly in any enterprise. You can read the book from start to end if you're a beginner, or just open up any chapter and start following the recipes as a reference for advanced users. This book consists of a pool of step-by-step recipes on how to perform activities in Service Manager.
Plan and execute a successful Office 365 Exchange Online migration with ease About This Book This book gives you the most up-to-date and accurate information available today on online migration with Microsoft Office 365 Discover the very ...
Author: Ian Waters
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Plan and execute a successful Office 365 Exchange Online migration with ease About This Book This book gives you the most up-to-date and accurate information available today on online migration with Microsoft Office 365 Discover the very best migration path for your small or enterprise network and avoid costly mistakes Learn from seasoned professionals who migrate small businesses to multinational companies from around the world on a daily basis Who This Book Is For If you are an appointed IT person or an IT administrator who is part of a large internal team in your organization, then this book is for you. If you are a small business owner, manager, or consultant, this book will also help you. Knowledge of Office 365 is not required. However, experience with Exchange Server and mail clients, and role and delegation concepts is required. What You Will Learn Sign up for an Office 365 account and configure your e-mail domains Migrate mailboxes from Exchange server, Google, and any other POP3 or IMAP based system in to Office 365 Configure a hybrid configuration by using Azure AD Connect to synchronize your on-premises Active Directory with Office 365 Deploy Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to enable Single sign on and streamline the login process for your users Set up a hybrid Exchange configuration and host mailboxes locally or in the cloud and move mailboxes between the two with ease Configure a public folder hybrid and share existing on-premises public folders with users hosted in Exchange online Setup a hybrid Skype for Business (SFB) configuration and move users into SFB online Configure a SharePoint configuration, allowing users to create and search content hosted on an existing SharePoint server as well as in SharePoint online In Detail Organizations are migrating to the cloud to save money, become more efficient, and empower their users with the latest technology. Office 365 delivers all of this in a reliable, fast, and ever-expanding way, keeping you ahead of the competition. As the IT administrator of your network, you need to make the transition as painless as possible for your users. Learn everything you need to know and exactly what to do to ensure your Office 365 Exchange online migration is a success! This guide gives you everything you need to develop a successful migration plan to move from Exchange, Google, POP3, and IMAP systems to Office 365 with ease. We start by providing an overview of the Office 365 plans available and how to make a decision on what plan fits your organization. We then dive into topics such as the Office 365 Admin Portal, integration options for professionals and small businesses, integration options for enterprises, preparing for a simple migration, performing a simple migration, and preparing for a hybrid deployment. Later in the book, we look at migration options for Skype for Business and SharePoint to further help you leverage the latest collaborative working technologies within your organization. Style and approach This is a detailed yet easy to follow step-by-step guide to planning and executing a successful migration to Office 365.