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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By : Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver
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Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators - Second Edition

By: Manuel Singer, Jeff Stokes, Steve Miles, Thomas Lee, Richard Diver

Overview of this book

Windows 11 comes with a plethora of new security measures, customizability, and accessibility features that can help your organization run more smoothly. But, without a proper introduction to this new version of Windows, it’s easy to miss the most important improvements, along with configuration options that will make migrating to Windows 11 frictionless. Windows 11 for Enterprise Administrators helps you understand the installation process, configuration methods, deployment scenarios, and management strategies. You’ll delve into configuring Remote Server Administration Tools for remote Windows Server and Azure Active Directory management. This edition emphasizes PowerShell's role in automating administrative tasks, and its importance in Windows 11 and Windows Server management. It also provides comprehensive insights into Windows 11 updates, including Version 21H2 and 22H2, contrasting them with Windows 10, ensuring your knowledge stays current with the latest enhancements in the Windows ecosystem. By the end of this book, you'll be well-equipped with Windows 11's vital technologies and potentials, enabling you to adeptly oversee and implement these attributes within your company.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Chapter 9: Advanced Configurations

Tips and tricks for a smooth in-place upgrade from Windows 8.1 or 10 to Windows 11

The in-place upgrade is already very stable and robust, but with some tips, you can improve the robustness even more.

Looking up SetupDiag data in case of error/rollback

It is important to pay attention to the error codes and rollbacks and to look at the log files in the case of an error. This is the only way to detect a general problem at an early stage and provide a central solution quickly. SetupDiag.exe, which has been integrated directly into the sources since Windows 10 2004, is a very helpful tool. It automatically detects more than 40 possible causes of problems and provides an evaluation that is easy to read for humans. By regularly evaluating this data, scripted solutions can be developed quickly. The need for manual intervention therefore decreases significantly. If Microsoft Endpoint Manager Admin Center is in use, this data can also be viewed directly there.

Integrating cumulative...