Windows Server 2016 is the server operating system from Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10.
Explore Windows Server 2016 with this comprehensive 2-in-1 course. Become an effective Windows System administrator by exploring the new Windows Interface and configuring post-installation tasks, to get your Windows server ready for production use. Also, strengthen and master your system administration skills with Windows Server 2016.
Contents and Overview
This training program includes 2 complete courses, carefully chosen to give you the most comprehensive training possible.
The first course, Getting Familiar with Windows Server 2016 Administration, starts by walking you through the installation and initial configuration of Windows Server. Navigate the new modern Windows interface and master common post-installation tasks recommended for getting your Windows server ready for production use. Learn basic security and networking tasks and basic management tasks for the DNS and DHCP features. Also create a domain, join other computers to it, and perform basic monitoring and backup tasks. Finally, you will get to grips with Hyper-V, how to add the Hyper-V Role in Windows Server 2016, and how to create a virtual machine.
The second course, Delve into Windows Server 2016 Administration, starts by showing you how to perform system administration tasks for the more common features of Windows Server 2016, including Internet Information Services, Remote Desktop Services, Certificate Management, storage features, and more. Also, master the basics of common group policy tasks and be automating your Windows deployments with Desired State Configuration. Finally, you’ll walk through installing container support and running Windows containers.
By the end of this Learning Path, you’ll become an effective Windows System administrator by managing websites, storage, Active Directory and more.
About the Author
Matthew Stone is an IT veteran, having worked on a wide range of technologies over the last 20 years, including Windows Server and many other Microsoft server technologies. In addition to working in systems administration, he has also served as a technical writer.
He is a technology professional with a proven record of system administration, team leadership, technical writing, project management, employee/end-user training and providing an excellent customer experience. Through several years working for service providers and managed services companies, he has become an adept problem solver, comfortably adapting to new technologies and driving efforts to complete projects on time and within budget. His current focus is on automation (via Puppet Enterprise) and orchestration of Linux and Windows systems, provisioning to both cloud and on-premise infrastructure.
His current focus is on technologies like Windows Server, RedHat / CentOS / Oracle Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Exchange, Hyper-V, VMware, Microsoft SQL, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Git, Jenkins, Vagrant, PowerShell, Ruby, Python, Puppet, Ansible, orchestration and configuration management in enterprises, focusing on Windows Server and Puppet technologies.