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Windows Server 2019 Administration Fundamentals - Second Edition

By : Bekim Dauti
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Windows Server 2019 Administration Fundamentals - Second Edition

By: Bekim Dauti

Overview of this book

Windows Server 2019 is the server operating system introduced by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10. This book will not only get you started with Windows Server 2019, but will also help you prepare for the MTA 98-365 exam. With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-understand graphics, you will become well-versed with the roles, features, and functions of Windows Server 2019. Starting with the installation process, upgrades, and basic configuration, you will move on to explore roles and features such as Active Directory, Hyper-V, remote access, storage, and printers. The book then takes you through maintenance and troubleshooting tasks to guide you in efficiently managing Windows Server 2019. In addition, it covers Windows Server 2019 best practices using real-world examples. Complete with questionnaires, and detailed answers at the end of the book, you can test your understanding of the concepts covered in each chapter. By the end of this book, you will be equipped with the knowledge you need to troubleshoot, update, and maintain servers so as to ensure business continuity.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Title Page
Dedication
Foreword

Windows Server 2019 overview

Windows Server 2019 (see Figure 2.1) is the latest version of the server operating system from Microsoft, as part of the Windows NT family of OSes. Announced in March 2018, it was then released for general availability some time in October 2018. Just like Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 is also based on Windows 10 code.

Consequently, since new feature releases of Windows 10 are delivered via the so-called Windows as a service format, Windows Server 2019 interestingly marks the first server build in which Microsoft intentionally skipped the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) delivery format. Among other new features that have accompanied the appearance of Windows Server 2019 are System Insights, hybrid cloud, Storage Migration Service, Storage Replica, the improved Windows Defender, support for Kubernetes, and more:

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