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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Summary

In Windows Server 2016, we see in multiple places that administration via PowerShell is the recommended path to interacting with our servers. The fact that the management GUIs are just shells running PowerShell scripts and that the default installation option for Windows Server is Server Core, we can assume the headless, command-line oriented servers are going to be our servers of the future. Even though PowerShell really has been at the core of our operating system functionality since Server 2012, until this point I believe that PowerShell has been viewed by most admins as simply an alternative way of managing servers. Yeah, I know it exists and that I should start using it, and the scripting looks pretty cool, but I can still do anything ...

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