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Windows Server 2016 Automation with PowerShell Cookbook - Second Edition by Thomas Lee

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Introduction

PowerShell has provided useful improvements in our ability to manage networking. Windows Server has some features built in such as DHCP failover, DNS, and AD, you manage these with cmdlets. Windows Server 2016 includes comprehensive cmdlets that replaces the host of arcane and incompatible configuration and troubleshooting console applications.

The focus of this chapter is the core networking services contained in Windows Server 2016. These services include DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, and Certificate Services. The recipes in this chapter look at how to manage these features using PowerShell. We also note the few remaining things you cannot do with a PowerShell cmdlet.

In the New ways to do old things recipe, you look at some ...

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