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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Chapter 3. Core Infrastructure Services

Each of you reading this book is going to have a different acquired skillset and level of experience with the Windows Server environment. As I mentioned previously, being able to make servers run the operating system is great and a very important first step to doing real work in your environment, but until you know and understand what the purposes are behind the main roles available to run on Windows Server 2016, the only thing your new server is doing is consuming electricity.

A server is intended to serve data. The kinds of data that it serves and to what purpose depend entirely on what roles you determine the server must, well, serve. Appropriately, you must install roles within Windows Server 2016 to ...

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