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Mastering Windows Server 2019 - Second Edition

By : Jordan Krause
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Mastering Windows Server 2019 - Second Edition

By: Jordan Krause

Overview of this book

Mastering Windows Server 2019 – Second Edition covers all of the essential information needed to implement and utilize this latest-and-greatest platform as the core of your data center computing needs. You will begin by installing and managing Windows Server 2019, and by clearing up common points of confusion surrounding the versions and licensing of this new product. Centralized management, monitoring, and configuration of servers is key to an efficient IT department, and you will discover multiple methods for quickly managing all of your servers from a single pane of glass. To this end, you will spend time inside Server Manager, PowerShell, and even the new Windows Admin Center, formerly known as Project Honolulu. Even though this book is focused on Windows Server 2019 LTSC, we will still discuss containers and Nano Server, which are more commonly related to the SAC channel of the server platform, for a well-rounded exposition of all aspects of using Windows Server in your environment. We also discuss the various remote access technologies available in this operating system, as well as guidelines for virtualizing your data center with Hyper-V. By the end of this book, you will have all the ammunition required to start planning for, implementing, and managing Windows.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Azure Network Adapter

In the event that you have an on-premise server that you need to quickly connect to your Azure environment (and you don't already have a permanent connection established between your physical and Azure sites), there is a brand new hybrid cloud capability called Azure Network Adapter. In order to use one of these new network adapters, you must be utilizing the new Windows Admin Center to manage your servers.

Using Windows Admin Center, you can quickly add an Azure Network Adapter to an on-premise server, which connects it straight into your Azure network using a Point-to-Site VPN connection. Cool!

Even better, this capability has been back-ported so that you can add one of these adapters not only to Server 2019 machines, but also to Server 2016 and Server 2012 R2 machines as well.

To make this happen, there are a few requires that need to be in place...