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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


Microsoft has a long history of producing tools to enable you to manage Windows components, particularly those that run on Windows Server (such as DNS, the Internet Information Services (IIS) web server, Windows clustering, and many more).

With each Windows Server feature, Microsoft has developed GUI and PowerShell modules that help you manage the feature. The primary goal of these tools is to enable you to manage your Windows Server and Active Directory infrastructure from the Windows client, Windows 11. Most of these are mature tools that Microsoft has not enhanced for several years.

Installing the RSAT tools

In early versions of Windows 10, the RSAT tools were a separate download from Microsoft. With the October 2018 Windows 10 update, the RSAT tools became Features on Demand (FODs) that you can install directly into Windows. This process does require internet access to download the appropriate tools.

There are two ways to install the tools in Windows 11, as we...