Configuring Operating System Security
IN THIS CHAPTER
Examining User Account Control and what it can do for you
Administering user passwords in Windows Server 2019
Understanding and configuring Credential Guard
Configuring the startup and recovery options in Windows Server
Windows Server 2019 provides multiple built-in security mechanisms that allow you to better secure your system for no extra cost past that of the server OS license.
In this chapter, you learn about some of these built-in mechanisms — how they work and how to take advantage of them.
Understanding and Using User Account Control
You can’t have a discussion about Windows internal security without a discussion of User Account Control (UAC). Love it or hate it, it serves a purpose.
Using User Account Control to protect the server
If you’ve worked with Windows operating systems at all, you’ve no doubt been prompted that something is trying to install. You’ve most likely received a screen similar to Figure 3-1, rolled your eyes, and allowed it. This interruption is annoying when you’re trying to install something, ...