Windows Server 2019

This course teaches you the basics of Windows Server 2019, the program that keeps websites and games running smoothly!

(WIN-SVR-2019.AP1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-273-1
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About This Course

This course leverages the in-depth content of the Windows Server 2019 training course by informIT to teach you how to install, configure, and manage Windows Server 2019, the operating system powering many websites and applications. You'll learn essential skills like managing users, setting up Active Directory, sharing resources, and keeping your network secure.

Skills You’ll Get

  • Installing and configuring Windows Server 2019
  • Understanding server roles and features
  • Managing user accounts and permissions
  • Setting up Active Directory, the central nervous system of your network
  • Configuring file and print services to share resources efficiently
  • Implementing security measures to keep your network safe
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting server issues

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Lessons

24+ Lessons | 110+ Exercises | 149+ Quizzes | 171+ Flashcards | 171+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

53+ Pre Assessment Questions | 52+ Post Assessment Questions |

Hands-On Labs

52+ LiveLab | 55+ Video tutorials | 02:07+ Hours

1

Introduction

  • Changes since Windows Server 2016 Inside Out
  • Acknowledgments
  • Figure Credits
2

Administration tools

  • Remote not local
  • Privileged Access Workstations
  • Windows Admin Center
  • Remote Server Administration Tools
  • PowerShell
  • Remote Desktop
  • SSH
3

Installation options

  • Windows Server 2019 editions
  • Windows Server servicing branches
  • Server Core
  • Server with Desktop Experience
  • Roles and features
4

Deployment and configuration

  • Bare metal versus virtualized
  • Windows images
  • Answer files
  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Virtual Machine Manager
  • Infrastructure configuration as code
  • Desired State Configuration
  • Chef Infra Server
  • Puppet
  • Package-management utilities
5

Active Directory

  • Managing Active Directory
  • Domain controllers
  • AD DS structure
  • Accounts
  • Group policy
  • Restoring deleted items
  • Managing AD DS with PowerShell
6

DNS, DHCP, and IPAM

  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • IPAM
7

Hyper-V

  • Dynamic memory
  • Smart paging
  • Resource metering
  • Guest integration services
  • Generation 2 VMs
  • Enhanced Session Mode
  • Discrete Device Assignment
  • Nested virtualization
  • PowerShell Direct
  • HVC for Linux
  • Virtual hard disks
  • Managing checkpoints
  • Virtual Fibre Channel adapters
  • Storage QoS
  • Hyper-V storage optimization
  • Hyper-V virtual switches
  • Virtual machine network adapters
  • Optimizing network performance
  • Virtual machine MAC addresses
  • Network isolation
  • Hyper-V replica
  • Hyper-V failover clusters
  • Hyper-V guest clusters
  • Live migration
  • Storage migration
  • Exporting, importing, and copying VMs
  • VM Network Health Detection
  • VM drain on shutdown
  • Domain controller cloning
  • Shielded virtual machines
  • Managing Hyper-V using PowerShell
8

Storage

  • Storage spaces and storage pools
  • Storage Replica
  • SMB 3.1.1
  • iSCSI
  • iSNS server
  • Scale-Out File Servers
  • Server for NFS
  • Deduplication
  • Storage Quality of Service
  • ReFS
  • Storage-related PowerShell cmdlets
9

File servers

  • Shared folder permissions
  • File Server Resource Manager
  • Distributed File System
  • BranchCache
  • PowerShell commands
10

Internet Information Services

  • Managing sites
  • Application pools
  • IIS users and delegation
  • Managing FTP
  • Managing IIS using PowerShell
11

Containers

  • Container concepts
  • Isolation modes
  • Managing containers with Docker
  • Managing containers
  • Applying updates
  • Container networking
  • Linux containers on Windows
  • Container orchestration
12

Clustering and high availability

  • Failover clustering
  • Network Load Balancing
13

Active Directory Certificate Services

  • CA types
  • Certificate revocation lists
  • Certificate Services role services
  • Certificate templates
  • Certificate autoenrollment and renewal
  • CA management
14

Active Directory Federation Services

  • AD FS components
  • Claims, claim rules, and attribute stores
  • Claims provider
  • Relying party
  • Relying party trust
  • Claims provider trust
  • Configuring certificate relationship
  • Attribute stores
  • Claim rules
  • Configure Web Application Proxy
  • Workplace Join
  • Multifactor authentication
  • Managing AD FS with PowerShell
  • Managing Web Application Proxy with PowerShell
15

Dynamic Access Control and Active Directory Rights Management Services

  • Dynamic Access Control
  • Configuring Group Policy to support DAC
  • Configuring User and Device Claims
  • Configuring Resource Properties
  • Central access rules
  • Central access policies
  • Staging
  • Access Denied Assistance
  • Installing AD RMS
  • AD RMS certificates and licenses
  • AD RMS Templates
  • AD RMS Administrators and Super Users
  • Trusted User and Publishing Domains
  • Exclusion policies
  • Managing AD RMS with Windows PowerShell
16

Routing and Remote Access

  • Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Virtual private networks
  • LAN routing
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • DirectAccess
  • Managing Remote Access using PowerShell
17

Remote Desktop Services

  • Deployment
  • Remote Desktop Connection Broker
  • Deployment properties
  • Remote Desktop Session Host
  • Remote Desktop Virtualization Host
  • Remote Desktop Web Access
  • Remote Desktop licensing
  • Managing Remote Desktop Services using PowerShell
18

Azure IaaS and hybrid services

  • Windows Server IaaS VMs
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure hybrid cloud services
19

Windows Subsystem for Linux

  • Linux on Windows Server
  • Installing WSL
  • WSL 2.0
20

Hardening Windows Server and Active Directory

  • Hardening Active Directory
  • Hardening Windows Server
  • Shielded VMs
21

Security systems and services

  • Security Compliance Toolkit
  • Attack Surface Analyzer
  • Credential Guard
  • Windows Defender Application Control
  • Virtualization-based security
  • Controlled Folder Access
  • Exploit Protection
  • Windows Defender
  • Windows Defender SmartScreen
22

Maintenance and monitoring

  • Data collector sets
  • Alerts
  • Event Viewer
  • Network monitoring
  • Azure Monitor
  • Windows Server Backup
  • Azure Backup
  • Vssadmin
  • Windows Server Update Services
  • Azure Update Management
  • Monitoring and maintenance related PowerShell cmdlets
  • WSUS related PowerShell cmdlets
23

Upgrade and migration

  • Supported upgrade and migration paths
  • Active Directory
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • File and storage servers
24

Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting methodology
  • Command-line tools
  • Sysinternals tools

3

Deployment and configuration

  • Importing an Image into WDS
4

Active Directory

  • Performing an Authoritative Restore
  • Changing the Default Tombstone Lifetime
5

DNS, DHCP, and IPAM

  • Installing the DHCP Server
  • Installing the IPAM Feature
6

Hyper-V

  • Creating a VM with an Existing Virtual Hard Disk
  • Creating and Disabling Checkpoints
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
7

Storage

  • Configuring the iSCSI Target Server
  • Installing the iSNS Feature
  • Configuring the NFS Data Store
  • Enabling Data Deduplication
8

File servers

  • Configuring a Classification Property
  • Running a Storage Report
  • Adding a Folder Target to an Existing Folder
  • Creating a New Folder to Replicate
  • Creating a DFS Namespace
  • Installing the BranchCache Feature
9

Internet Information Services

  • Creating an Authorization Rule
  • Configuring an IP Address and Domain Name Restriction
  • Modifying Custom Error Message Settings
  • Creating a Web Application
  • Adding a Virtual Directory Using the IIS Manager Console
  • Creating a New Application Pool
  • Delegating Administrative Permissions
10

Containers

  • Installing Docker
  • Creating a gMSA Account
11

Clustering and high availability

  • Installing and Configuring NLB
12

Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Revoking a Certificate
  • Configuring CA to Issue a Specific Certificate Template
  • Creating CA Backup and Recovery
14

Dynamic Access Control and Active Directory Rights Management Services

  • Enabling Dynamic Access Control Resources
  • Configuring Access-Denied Remediation
  • Installing Active Directory Rights Management Services (ADRMS)
15

Routing and Remote Access

  • Creating RD CAP and RD RAP
  • Creating a New Network Policy
16

Remote Desktop Services

  • Deploying Your Remote Desktop Environment
17

Azure IaaS and hybrid services

  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Creating an Azure IaaS VM
18

Windows Subsystem for Linux

  • Installing WSL on Windows Server 2019
19

Hardening Windows Server and Active Directory

  • Resetting the KRBTGT Account Password
  • Creating an Isolation Rule
  • Creating a Server-To-Server Rule
  • Creating a Tunnel Rule
  • Enabling a Virtual Machine to Secure Boot and Shielding
20

Security systems and services

  • Configuring Windows Defender with GPOs
  • Enabling Device Guard
  • Enabling a Virtual Machine Secure Boot and TPM
21

Maintenance and monitoring

  • Creating a Data Collector Set
  • Creating an Event Log View
  • Installing a WSUS Server
22

Upgrade and migration

  • Upgrading SYSVOL Replication to DFS from FRS

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Yes, this course is designed for those with little to no prior experience with Windows Server 2019.

While this course focuses on core server skills, Windows Server 2019 offers new features like enhanced security, support for Linux containers, and improved tools for managing hybrid cloud environments.

Microsoft developed Windows Server 2019.

Yes, Microsoft currently supports Windows Server 2019 with mainstream support ending in January 2027 and extended support ending in January 2032.

There are several editions, each catering to specific needs. The most common include Data center for large-scale virtualization and Standard for general-purpose server roles.

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