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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Back up and restore

The need to back up and occasionally to restore your servers is, unfortunately, still present in Windows Server 2016. I dream of a day when servers are 100 percent reliable and stable throughout their lifetimes, unaffected by viruses and rogue software, but today is not that day. While there are many third-party tools available on the market which can improve and automate your backup experience when managing many servers, we do have these capabilities baked right into our own Server 2016 operating system, and we should all be familiar with how to utilize them.

Schedule regular backups

Logging into your servers and launching a manual backup task every day is obviously not feasible for most of our organizations, as the process ...

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