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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

Tools to Manage Windows 11

IT professionals need ways to help them manage Windows 11, whether in a small shop or an enterprise. The Microsoft Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) is an essential set of tools for managing remote or non-UI servers, a common scenario environment with data centers and increasingly cloud resources. You can also use other community-created tools, including those produced by Sysinternals.

RSAT provided by Microsoft includes GUI applications, PowerShell commands, and Windows console applications. You can install any or all of the tools. PowerShell is increasingly the preferred and advised remote administration method for servers and clients.

The community has also produced many tools to help you manage Windows 11. These specifically include a range of tools from Sysinternals, a leading vendor of Windows-based administration tools. You can support remote servers and workstations with PowerShell and the GUI. These both simplify your administration...