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Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Configuration, Storage, & Essentials by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 4. Managing Windows Server 2012 R2

Working with the administration tools

Working with Server Manager

Working with Computer Management

Systems that run Windows Server 2012 R2 are the heart of any Microsoft Windows network. These are the systems that provide the essential services and applications for users and the network as a whole. As an administrator, your job is to keep these systems running; to do this, you must understand the administration options available and put them to the best use possible. Your front-line defense in managing systems running Windows Server 2012 R2 is the administration and support tools discussed in this chapter.

To run most of the administration tools, you must have administrator privileges. If these aren’t included ...

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