Chapter 2. Configuring server roles and features

This chapter covers some of the fundamental services that most Windows servers perform. In the business world, file and printer sharing were the reasons computers were networked in the first place, and with Windows Server 2012 R2, remote management has become a critical element of server administration.

Objectives in this chapter:

  • Objective 2.1: Configure file and share access

  • Objective 2.2: Configure print and document services

  • Objective 2.3: Configure servers for remote management

Objective 2.1: Configure file and share access

One of the critical daily functions of server administrators is deciding where users should store their files and who should be permitted to access them.

Note

This objective covers ...

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