Windows Server 2016 Inside Out (includes Current Book Service), 1st edition

  • Orin Thomas


Conquer Windows Server 2016–from the inside out!

Dive into Windows Server 2016–and really put your Windows Server expertise to work. Focusing on Windows Server 2016’s most powerful and innovative features, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, tips, and workarounds–all you need to plan, implement, or manage Windows Server in enterprise, data center, cloud, and hybrid environments. Fully reflecting Windows Server new capabilities for the cloud-first era, Orin covers everything from Nano Server to Windows Server and Hyper-V Containers. You’ll discover how experts tackle today’s essential tasks–and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery.

• Optimize the full Windows Server 2016 lifecycle, from planning and configuration through rollout and administration

• Ensure fast, reliable upgrades and migrations

• Seamlessly deliver core DNS, DHCP, file, print, storage, and Internet services

• Use IPAM to centrally manage all enterprise DNS and DHCP infrastructure

• Gain dramatic storage utilization improvements with built-in deduplication and storage replica

• Build flexible cloud and hybrid environments with Windows Containers and Shielded VMs

• Seamlessly integrate Azure IaaS services with Windows Server 2016

• Slash resource usage and improve availability with tiny Nano Server installations

• Improve configuration management with Desired State Configuration and Chef

• Deliver Active Directory identity, certificate, federation, and rights management services

• Protect servers, clients, assets, and users with advanced Windows Server 2016 security features including Just Enough Administration

For Experienced Windows Server Users and IT Professionals

• Your role: Experienced intermediate-to-advanced level Windows Server user or IT professional

• Prerequisites: Basic understanding of Windows Server procedures, techniques, and navigation

Current Book Service 

In addition, this book is part of the Current Book Service from Microsoft Press. Books in this program receive periodic updates to address significant software changes for 12 to 18 months following the original publication date via a free Web Edition. 

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Administration Tools

Chapter 2: Installation Options

Chapter 3: Deployment and Configuration

Chapter 4: Active Directory

Chapter 5: Network Infrastructure

Chapter 6: Hyper-V

Chapter 7: Storage Services

Chapter 8: File and Print Services

Chapter 9: IIS

Chapter 10: Containers

Chapter 11: Clustering and High Availability

Chapter 12: Active Directory Certificate Services

Chapter 13: Active Directory Federation Services

Chapter 14: Active Directory Rights Management Services

Chapter 15: Network Policy and Access Services

Chapter 16: VDI and Remote Desktop

Chapter 17: Windows Server 2016 and Azure IaaS

Chapter 18: Security

Chapter 19: Maintenance

Chapter 20: Upgrade and Migration

Chapter 21: Troubleshooting

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Published by Microsoft Press (April 20th 2017) - Copyright © 2017