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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

Understanding server virtualization

From a technical point of view, virtualization technology should be understood as a way of creating a virtual server. In addition, virtualization also enables you to create storage devices and network resources. So, instead of having ten physical servers, you can have one physical server and nine VMs running on it. Windows Server 2019 comes equipped with a Hyper-V feature that enables virtualization. As a descendant of Windows Virtual PC, Microsoft's Hyper-V was introduced in Windows Server 2008. Since then, even though it is younger than its competition, Hyper-V has managed to attract the interest of system administrators, thereby positioning itself strongly in second place in terms of virtualization platform market share—right behind Amazon Web Services. In specific terms, Hyper-V provides the services that can be used to create...