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Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By : Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes
Book Image

Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

By: Richard Diver, Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes

Overview of this book

Microsoft's launch of Windows 10 is a step toward satisfying enterprise administrators' needs for management and user experience customization. This book provides enterprise administrators with the knowledge needed to fully utilize the advanced feature set of Windows 10 Enterprise. This practical guide shows Windows 10 from an administrator's point of view. You'll focus on areas such as installation and configuration techniques based on your enterprise requirements, various deployment scenarios and management strategies, and setting up and managing admin and other user accounts. You'll see how to configure Remote Server Administration Tools to remotely manage Windows Server and Azure Active Directory. Lastly, you will learn modern mobile device management for effective BYOD and how to enable enhanced data protection, system hardening, and enterprise-level security with the new Windows 10 in order to prevent data breaches and to impede attacks. By the end of this book, you will know the key technologies and capabilities in Windows 10 and will confidently be able to manage and deploy these features in your organization.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Remote Server Administration Tools

Since Windows Server 2008 R2, these tools are installed on all servers by default, and can be installed on the administrator's workstation to carry out remote administration, preventing the need to use Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to log onto each server. The tools enable remote management of roles and features across one or multiple remote servers. The following sections will show you how to install the tools and get started using them to administer your servers.

Installing RSAT

Installing RSAT on a workstation involves downloading a package that includes some Windows PowerShell cmdlets and providers, command-line tools, and the MMC snap-ins needed to present the GUIs. The location...