Chapter 01. Administration Tools

Remote not local

Privileged Access Workstations

Remote Server Administration Tools

PowerShell

Remote Desktop

Windows Server 2016 comes with a number of built-in tools that you can use to manage the operating system. Although you can often use multiple tools to perform the same tasks, Microsoft’s general systems administration philosophy is that while you can do almost everything with a graphical console such as Active Directory Administrative Center or the Server Manager console, any task that you do repeatedly should be automated using Windows PowerShell.

In this chapter we’ll look at why you should perform administration tasks remotely, what to consider when putting together your remote administration toolkit, ...

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