A Complete Course on Windows Server 2016 Administration

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Look into installation and configuration of Domain Controller, Active Directory, DNS, WebServer (IIS), Group Policy, WSUS and more.

About This Video

  • Gain a solid understanding of a domain controller and DNS management
  • Explore Web Server (IIS) administration
  • Get up to speed with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) administration

In Detail

Windows is one of the basic operating systems that you should know if you’re pursuing a career in IT. Whether you’re just starting your career or looking to advance in your existing IT field, it is always beneficial to start with Windows. This course will help you get started with Windows Server 2016 administration, systematically taking you through the essential concepts and techniques.

You’ll begin by understanding Windows 2016 installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, command line, OS tools and more. The course will also guide you through creating users, groups, and organizational units (OUs) with Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC). As the course nears completion, you will focus on storage management. All along, you’ll not only learn the concepts but also test your knowledge through quizzes, homework and hand-out material just like a live classroom training.

The instructor of this course has been teaching this exact course in a classroom environment in New York City. 80% of his students who took this course got a job in Windows within months. To help you progress in your career and get your dream IT job, this course even features an exclusive resume and interview workshop.

By the end of this course, you will be well-versed in Windows Server 2016 administration and have developed the skills you need to pursue a career in IT.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 :Syllabus Overview
    1. Syllabus Overview 00:05:08
  2. Chapter 2 :Module 1 - Understanding of Microsoft Windows
    1. Welcome to Module 1 00:00:12
    2. What is Windows? 00:02:38
    3. Different Versions of Windows 00:05:02
    4. Microsoft Background and Products 00:08:42
    5. Windows Market Share - Everyday Windows 00:04:02
    6. Windows vs. Linux vs. MAC 00:07:36
  3. Chapter 3 :Module 2 - Setting up a Lab
    1. Welcome to Module 2 - Lab Setup 00:01:17
    2. What is a Oracle Virtual Box 00:01:52
    3. Installing Oracle Virtual Box 00:03:32
    4. Creating First Virtual Machine 00:05:28
  4. Chapter 4 :Module 3 - Windows Installation and Configuration
    1. Welcome to Module 3 00:00:10
    2. Different Ways to Install OS 00:02:58
    3. Downloading Windows Server 2016 00:03:06
    4. Installing Windows Server 2016 00:15:42
    5. Adding Resources 00:05:28
    6. Hostname and System Information 00:10:44
    7. Windows Server GUI Overview 00:17:11
  5. Chapter 5 :Module 4 - System Access and File System
    1. Welcome to Module 4 00:00:10
    2. Accessing Windows System 00:10:19
    3. File System and Description 00:11:55
    4. Navigating to File System 00:08:53
    5. File Types and Creation 00:06:41
    6. File Properties 00:06:05
    7. Finding Files and Directories 00:05:22
    8. File Maintenance (copy, delete, move and rename) 00:09:02
    9. Files Operations 00:02:58
    10. File Editing Short-Cut Keys 00:09:28
  6. Chapter 6 :Module 5 - System Administration
    1. Welcome to Module 5 00:00:10
    2. User Account Management 00:16:47
    3. Elevating User Roles 00:05:26
    4. Monitor Users Activity (Task manager and command line) 00:06:18
    5. System Utilities Under Accessories 00:10:43
    6. Programs and Service Management (Control panel and services) 00:17:36
    7. System Resource Monitoring (Task Manager) 00:12:39
    8. Windows Event Logs 00:13:13
    9. System Maintenance 00:14:42
    10. Jobs and Schedules 00:13:25
    11. Windows Settings 00:07:12
    12. Server Manager Dashboard 00:26:57
    13. Installing and Uninstalling Programs 00:07:15
    14. Windows Applications (Microsoft or 3rd Party) 00:01:01
    15. Windows Short-Cut Keys (Alt + Ctrl + Del etc.) 00:04:35
    16. Check System Hardware (Device Manager) 00:07:45
  7. Chapter 7 :Module 6 - Advance Windows Administration
    1. Welcome to Module 6 00:00:10
    2. Roles vs. Features 00:07:20
    3. Adding Roles and Features 00:01:44
    4. What is Domain Controller? 00:06:19
    5. Domain Controller and Active Directory 00:05:01
    6. Active Directory Prerequisites 00:01:35
    7. What is DNS? 00:05:59
    8. Active Directory Installation 00:19:37
    9. Active Directory "Users and Computers" 00:08:57
    10. Active Directory User Account Management 00:20:18
    11. Installing Windows Client 00:10:35
    12. Joining the Domain from Windows 7 00:07:05
    13. Remove from AD DNS 00:01:12
    14. Joining the Domain from Windows 10 00:15:07
    15. Active Directory "Administrative Center" 00:04:41
    16. Active Directory "Domain and Trust" 00:02:20
    17. Active Directory "Module for Windows PowerShell" 00:04:29
    18. Active Directory "Site and Services" 00:03:56
    19. Active Directory Group Policy Management 00:11:33
    20. DNS Administration 00:13:15
    21. WebServer (IIS) Installation 00:18:44
  8. Chapter 8 :Module 7 - Windows Scripting and Command Line
    1. Welcome to Module 7 00:00:10
    2. Windows Batch Scripting 00:07:57
    3. First Batch Script "Hello World" 00:06:22
    4. Script to Automate Simple Tasks 00:03:26
    5. Windows PowerShell 00:08:50
    6. Windows PowerShell Commands 00:12:04
    7. Windows PowerShell ISE 00:06:08
    8. Windows Management Instrument (WMIC) 00:09:04
    9. Difference Between DOS and PowerShell 00:03:32
  9. Chapter 9 :Module 8 - Networking and System Updates
    1. Welcome to Module 8 00:00:10
    2. What is NIC? 00:04:06
    3. Enable Internet on the VM 00:10:23
    4. NIC Teaming 00:17:06
    5. Network Configuration 00:09:27
    6. Windows Updates 00:08:19
    7. NTP Configuration 00:09:56
    8. File Transfer Methods 00:06:19
    9. FTP Server Installation and Configuration 00:14:06
    10. Sharing FileSystem (Samba or NFS) 00:12:14
    11. WSUS Server Installation and Configuration 00:20:00
    12. Windows Firewall 00:07:01
  10. Chapter 10 :Module 9 - Storage Management
    1. Welcome to Module 9 00:00:10
    2. What is Computer Storage? 00:05:55
    3. Type of Computer Storage 00:14:14
    4. How to Add Disk 00:14:49
    5. Extend an Existing Disk 00:07:58
    6. Disk Cleanup and Defragmentation 00:09:32
    7. RAID 00:04:46
    8. Windows Backup and Restore 00:19:24
  11. Chapter 11 :Module 10 - Additional Resources
    1. Welcome to Module 10 00:00:10
    2. What is IT? 00:02:38
    3. IT Components 00:02:10
    4. Facts about IT 00:04:32
    5. Facts about IT 00:03:17
    6. Resume Workshop 00:13:28
    7. Interview Workshop 00:14:00
    8. Post Resume and What to Expect 00:09:54
    9. VMWare Workstation Player (Optional) 00:05:24
    10. Install Oracle Virtualbox on MAC 00:04:31

Product information

  • Title: A Complete Course on Windows Server 2016 Administration
  • Author(s): Imran Afzal
  • Release date: July 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838984793