Windows Server 2016 Administration

Windows Server 2016: Nano Server, Server Core, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Hyper-V, WDS, WSUS, NLB and more.
Windows Server 2016 Administration
File Size :
2.61 GB
Total length :
10h 24m



Kevin Brown


Last update

Last updated 6/2022



Windows Server 2016 Administration

What you’ll learn

Install Windows Server 2016 as a Desktop Experience Server, Server Core and as a Nano Server
Manage users and computers using Active DIrectory
Configure computers using Group Policy
Manage DNS
Understand Powershell
Create and manage Virtual Machines using Hyper-V
Implement a DHCP infrastructure
Deploy operating systems using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Backup and Restore Windows Server 2016
Implement Data Deduplication to reduce storage
Monitor Windows Server performance using built-in tools
Install and manage Windows Software Update Service (WSUS)

Windows Server 2016 Administration


An understanding of Windows Server operating systems
Some knowledge of Active Directory


Learn to manage Windows Server 2016 with more than 10 hours of content that every systems administrator and/or network administrator should know.   Some experience with Windows Server operating systems would be beneficial, but not a requirement for attending this course.  This course is also beneficial for those intend to take the Microsoft 70-740 certification exam, which is one of the required MCSA certification exams. Course topics include:Deploying Windows Server as a Nano Server OS that is a 500 MB OS Deploying a Windows Server Core OS for increased securityUnderstanding how PowerShell can be used for many administrative tasksManaging Active Directory in a Windows Server enterpriseUnderstanding Windows Server Group Policy processing and troubleshootingAdministering Windows Server Group Policy settings and preferencesManaging DNS on a Windows Server, including management of Active Directory Integrated, Primary, Secondary and Stub zones, Records, Scavenging and more.Manage Windows updates using WSUSImplementing and Managing DHCP on Windows Server, topics such as DHCP Failover, DHCP Split-ScopeWindows Server folder quotas and file screensDeploy DFS Namespace and DFS Replication using Windows ServerManaging Print Servers and deploying printers using Group Policy PreferencesLearn to install and configure Windows Deployment ServicesUse Windows Server Hyper-V to create and manage virtual machinesUnderstand Windows Server built-in monitoring toolsBackup and Restore Windows Server using built-in toolsImplementing Network Load Balancing (NLB)And more….


Section 1: Course Overview

Lecture 1 Course Outline

Lecture 2 IMPORTANT: Udemy Player Settings

Lecture 3 Playback Speed

Lecture 4 Wishlist

Section 2: (Optional) Lab Setup

Lecture 5 (Optional) How to launch a lab

Section 3: Installing Windows Server 2016

Lecture 6 Installation

Section 4: Administering Server 2016

Lecture 7 Server Manager

Section 5: Windows Server Core Operating System

Lecture 8 What is Server Core

Lecture 9 Installing Windows Server Core

Lecture 10 Post-Installation configuration of Server Core

Section 6: Nano Server

Lecture 11 Nano Server Update

Lecture 12 What is a Nano Server?

Lecture 13 Nano Server Installation

Lecture 14 Managing a Nano Server

Section 7: PowerShell

Lecture 15 Comparing the Windows Command Line to PowerShell (part 1)

Lecture 16 Comparing the Windows Command Line to PowerShell (part 2)

Lecture 17 Using Windows commands in PowerShell

Lecture 18 Using Out-GridView

Lecture 19 Using PowerShell ISE

Lecture 20 PowerShell Remoting

Section 8: Active Directory

Lecture 21 Installing Active Directory

Lecture 22 Promoting a Server to a Domain Controller

Lecture 23 Installing Active Directory using PowerShell

Lecture 24 Managing User Accounts

Lecture 25 Managing Computer Accounts

Lecture 26 Managing Groups

Section 9: Group Policy on Windows Server 2016

Lecture 27 Configuration Management

Lecture 28 Group Policy Demo

Lecture 29 Group Policy Processing Order

Lecture 30 Managing Local Group Policy Settings

Lecture 31 Managing Site, Domain, and OU policies

Lecture 32 Altering Group Policy Processing Order

Lecture 33 Group Policy Filtering

Section 10: DNS Server Management

Lecture 34 DNS Installation Demo

Lecture 35 DNS Resolution Process

Lecture 36 Understanding DNS Client Cache

Lecture 37 DNS Cache and Root Hints

Lecture 38 Logon process

Lecture 39 DNS Records

Lecture 40 DNS Zone Types

Lecture 41 Configuring Forward Lookup Zones

Lecture 42 Configuring Reverse Lookup Zones

Lecture 43 DNS Forwarding

Lecture 44 Configuring DNS Forwarding

Lecture 45 DNS Scavenging

Section 11: DHCP

Lecture 46 DHCP Overview

Lecture 47 DHCP Installation

Lecture 48 DHCP Scope PPT

Lecture 49 DHCP Scope Demo

Lecture 50 DHCP Lease from client

Lecture 51 DHCP Leases and Reservations

Lecture 52 DHCP MAC Filtering

Lecture 53 DHCP PowerShell

Lecture 54 DHCP Failover

Lecture 55 DHCP Backup and Restore

Section 12: Print Server Management

Lecture 56 Installing the Print Server role

Lecture 57 Managing the Print Server

Lecture 58 Creating printer alerts

Lecture 59 Deploying printers using Group Policy

Section 13: File Server managment

Lecture 60 File Server installation

Lecture 61 Creating File Server Quotas

Lecture 62 Creating Quota Templates

Lecture 63 Creating File Screens

Section 14: Data Deduplication

Lecture 64 What is Data Deduplication

Lecture 65 What is new in Data Deduplication

Lecture 66 When Data Deduplicaiton shoud be configured

Lecture 67 Installing Data Deduplication

Lecture 68 Configuring Data Deduplication

Lecture 69 Using the DDPEval.exe Too

Section 15: Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

Lecture 70 WDS Installation

Lecture 71 WDS Initial Configuration

Lecture 72 Adding Images

Lecture 73 Additional Configuration Options

Section 16: Hyper-V

Lecture 74 Installing Hyper-V

Lecture 75 Virtual Switches

Lecture 76 Creating a Virtual Machine

Lecture 77 Manaing Virtual Machine Network Settings

Lecture 78 Virtual Machine Memory Settings

Lecture 79 Understanding types of Virtual Hard Drives

Lecture 80 Managing Virtual Hard Drives

Lecture 81 Manaing Automatic Start and Stop Settings

Lecture 82 Working with CheckPoints

Section 17: Monitoring Tools

Lecture 83 Task Manager

Lecture 84 Resource Monitor: CPU and Memory

Lecture 85 Resource Monitor: Disk

Lecture 86 Resource Monitor: Network

Lecture 87 Performance Monitor

Lecture 88 Event Viewer

Section 18: Installing and Configuring WSUS

Lecture 89 WSUS Lab setup

Lecture 90 The benefits of having a WSUS server

Lecture 91 Part 1: WSUS installation and cofiguration

Lecture 92 Part 2: WSUS installation and cofiguration

Lecture 93 WSUS management

Lecture 94 Group Policy settings for WSUS and Windows Updates

Section 19: Backup and Restore

Lecture 95 Installing the Windows Server Backup feature

Lecture 96 Running a Windows backup job

Lecture 97 Accessing a Windows Server backup

Lecture 98 Restoring a Windows Server backup

Section 20: BONUS: Network Load Balancing

Lecture 99 NLB lesson introduction

Lecture 100 Understanding Network Load Balancing

Lecture 101 How NLB works

Lecture 102 NLB Cluster layout

Lecture 103 Installing IIS for an NLB web cluster

Lecture 104 Installing the NLB feature

Lecture 105 Configuring an NLB cluster

Lecture 106 NLB function and requirements

Lecture 107 NLB distributed deployments

Those that want to learn many of the skills required to be a Windows Server administrator,Administrators that want to upgrade their skills to Windows Server 2016

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 10h 24m | 2.61 GB
Created by: Kevin Brown

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