Windows Server 2019 Cookbookm - Second Edition: Over 100 recipes to effectively configure networks, manage security, and administer workloads

Windows Server 2019 Cookbookm - Second Edition: Over 100 recipes to effectively configure networks, manage security, and administer workloads

by Mark Henderson, Jordan Krause


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Efficiently manage and administer enterprise environments using Microsoft Windows Server 2019

  • Leverage Windows Server 2019 to improve enterprise workflow efficiency and increase productivity
  • Deliver enterprise-grade cloud services that can be applied in your infrastructure
  • Get up and running with PowerShell and the all-new Hyper-V improvements

Do you want to get up and running with essential administrative tasks in Windows Server 2019?

This second edition of the Windows Server 2019 Cookbook is packed with practical recipes that will help you do just that.

The book starts by taking you through the basics that you need to know to get a Windows Server operating system working, before teaching you how to navigate through daily tasks using the upgraded graphical user interface (GUI). You'll then learn how to compose an optimal Group Policy and perform task automation with PowerShell scripting. As you advance, you’ll get to grips with faster app innovation, improved Windows security measures, and hybrid cloud environments. After you’ve explored the functions available to provide remote network access to your users, you’ll cover the new Hyper-V enhancements. Finally, this Windows Server book will guide you through practical recipes relating to Azure integration and important tips for how to manage a Windows Server environment seamlessly.

By the end of this book, you’ll be well-versed with Windows Server 2019 essentials and have the skills you need to configure Windows services and implement best practices for securing a Windows Server environment.

  • Get up and running with Windows Server 2019’s new features
  • Install, configure, and administer Windows Server 2019 effectively
  • Configure the server to host any enterprise application
  • Discover ways to manage a server without a GUI
  • Safeguard your virtual machines in the event of server failure
  • Explore new ways to integrate Windows Server with Microsoft Azure
  • Deploy Windows containers using Docker

This Windows Server 2019 book is for system administrators and IT professionals who have basic experience in Windows environments and are interested in acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2019 environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781838987190
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 07/21/2020
Pages: 650
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.31(d)

About the Author

Mark Henderson is a Site Reliability Engineer. He has worked for companies like Take 2 Games and Stack Overflow. He has Bachelor of Information Systems and over 13 years of experience in Windows administration, focussed on internet-facing applications and scaling enterprise applications. He works daily with containers, Azure, Amazon Web Services, Active Directory, IIS, SQL Server, and .NET. He lives in a quiet, peaceful beach town in Australia with his family, but has been working with small, medium and large American companies since 2015. Jordan Krause is a six-time Microsoft MVP, currently awarded in the Cloud and Datacenter Management category. He has the unique opportunity of working daily with Microsoft networking and remote access technologies. Jordan specializes in Microsoft DirectAccess and Always On VPN. Committed to continuous learning, Jordan holds Microsoft certifications as an MCP, MCTS, MCSA, and MCITP Enterprise Administrator, and regularly writes articles reflecting his experiences with these technologies. Jordan lives in beautiful West Michigan (USA), but works daily with companies around the world.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
  1. Learning the Interface
  2. Core Infrastructure Tasks
  3. Security and Networking
  4. Working with Certificates
  5. Internet Information Services
  6. Remote Access
  7. Remote Desktop Services
  8. Monitoring and Hybrid Backup
  9. System Insights
  10. Group Policy
  11. File Services and Data Control
  12. Windows Server Core
  13. Hyper-V and Azure
  14. Containers and Docker
  15. Desired State Configuration and Automation
  16. Hardening your infrastructure

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