Windows Server 2016 Unleashed reflects the authors’ extraordinary experience implementing Windows Server 2016 in large-scale environments since its earliest alpha releases. Microsoft MVP Rand Morimoto and colleagues fully address all aspects of deploying and operating Windows Server 2016, including Active Directory, networking, application services, security, administration, business continuity, virtualization, optimization, and troubleshooting. You’ll find up-to-the-minute coverage of new features ranging from Storage Spaces Direct to Cluster-Aware Updating, and Dynamic Access Control to Nano Server.
Valuable for Windows pros at all levels, this book will be indispensable especially for intermediate-to-advanced level professionals seeking expert, in-depth solutions. Every chapter contains tips, tricks, best practices, and lessons learned from actual deployments—practical help for solving real problems.
Detailed information on how to:
Take full advantage of key Windows Server 2016 innovations
Plan, prototype, install, migrate to, and deploy Windows Server 2016 and Server Core
Design a modern Windows Server Active Directory, from OUs and infrastructure to Federated Forests and Lightweight Directories
Deliver reliable networking services: DNS, WINS, DNSSEC, DHCP, IPv, IPAM, and IIS
Systematically harden server-level security
Protect data in transit with PKI, certificates, rights management, and IPsec encryption
Safely provide appropriate remote and mobile access for your users
Efficiently administer, automate, maintain, and document Windows Server production environments
Control Windows devices centrally with Group Policies and Policy Management
Implement advanced fault tolerance, clustering, and other business continuity features
Optimize, tune, and debug Windows Server, and plan for growth
Leverage integrated application services, including SharePoint and Hyper-V
In addition, this book is part of InformIT’s Content Update Program, which provides content updates for major technology improvements! As significant updates are made to WIndows Server 2016, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the technologies. As updates become available, they will be delivered to you via a free Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit informit.com/cup.
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