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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

Virtualization with Windows Server 2019

You have probably heard about cloud services, but you have probably not yet visualized what a cloud infrastructure looks like. Regardless, you should be aware that it is a complex infrastructure that is completely virtualized. In a data center that provides cloud services, a large number of servers are grouped to form a cluster. On top of that cluster, there are hundreds or thousands of virtual machines (VMs) running to make up the cloud's infrastructure.

So, in this chapter, you will get to know the virtualization concept, as well as become familiar with the Hyper-V software, which enables the virtualization of Windows-based servers. In addition, you will learn about the steps it takes to add the Hyper-V role to the server, get to know the Hyper-V Manager, and learn to create VMs. That way, you will be able to understand what...