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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


Windows Server 2019 is the latest server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, based on the Windows 10 platform.

With Windows Server 2019, Microsoft is continuing to build an advanced and secure cloud platform that began with Windows Server 2016. This vision was to bring the cloud to everyone by providing platforms and tools to help build IT solutions that drive success. With Windows Server 2019, Microsoft has consolidated its status in the world of cloud service providers by competing head to head with Amazon Web Services Cloud (AWS Cloud). For this reason, there has been no better time to become a system administrator.

This book will begin with the computer network essentials and then move into the world of Windows Server 2019. It covers all aspects of the administration-level tasks and activities that are required to become an expert in Microsoft Windows Server 2019. It begins by introducing Windows Server and Windows Server 2019, and then gradually builds up its content with the installation and deployment of Windows Server 2019 in Chapter 3, Installing Windows Server 2019. After becoming familiar with Windows Server's 2019 post-installation tasks in Chapter 4, Post-Installation Tasks in Windows Server 2019, you will start to functionalize Windows Server 2019 by adding roles to it. By doing so, you will find out what a domain controller is, how to set up a file and print server, configure a web server and host a website, virtualize your IT environment, automate Windows Server 2019 deployment, centrally manage the Windows Server 2019 updates, and many more interesting things. With the help of multiple hands-on exercises, you will gain an immense understanding of Windows Server 2019, which will help you to solve difficult tasks easily. At the end of the book, you will be exposed to maintenance and troubleshooting tasks where, with the help of best practices, you will manage Windows Server 2019 with ease.

At its heart, this book aims to teach you the system administrator's craft. In order to validate your skills and the knowledge gained from this book, each chapter ends with a concept summary and questionnaire to help you take full advantage of the content provided. By the end of this book, you will have enough knowledge to administer and manage Windows Server 2019 with ease, and also be able to pass the MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals: 98-365 exam with no difficulty.