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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

Directory Services in Windows Server 2019

Now that you have learned how to install Windows Server 2019 and run the initial server configuration, it is time to set up the very first services in your organization's IT infrastructure.

With that in mind, this chapter explains the domain service as the most important service in networks based on Windows Server. Specifically, this chapter covers Microsoft's Active Directory (AD) and Domain Name System (DNS) roles in Windows Server 2019. That way, you will be acquainted with topics such as the domain, forest, tree domain, child domain, domain controller, functional level, trust relationship, forward and reverse lookup zones, DNS record, and many others.

At the same time, this chapter provides you with instructions on how to install both AD DS and DNS roles. Also, you will get to know the Organizational Units (OUs)...