Deploy, set up, and deliver network services with Windows Server 2022, along with exploring Microsoft's role-based certifications

Key Features

  • Get started with server installation, performance monitoring, and server maintenance
  • Develop the skills necessary to manage an enterprise environment
  • Implement networking and security best practices in your Windows Server environment

Book Description

This third edition gets you up and running with Windows Server 2022, Microsoft's new server operating system, as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10, version 21H2.

The book begins by introducing computer networking and Windows Server concepts, gradually moving towards Windows Server 2022. With the help of step-by-step instructions and easy-to-understand graphics, you'll become well versed with the roles, features, and functionalities of Windows Server 2022. Topics such as the installation process, upgrades, post-installation tasks, and initial server configuration are covered in detail. As you make progress, you'll explore roles, features, and role services such as Active Directory, DNS, Hyper-V, remote access, storage, and printers, among others. The book then takes you through maintenance and troubleshooting tasks to guide you in efficiently managing Windows Server 2022. Finally, by working with numerous questions in each chapter and detailed answers at the end, you can test your understanding of the concepts covered.

By the end of this Windows Server book, you'll be equipped with the knowledge needed to update, maintain, and troubleshoot servers to ensure business continuity by relying on best practices and using step-by-step graphic-driven examples.

What you will learn

  • Grasp the fundamentals of Windows Server 2022
  • Understand how to deploy Windows Server 2022
  • Discover Windows Server post-installation tasks
  • Add roles to your Windows Server environment
  • Apply Windows Server 2022 GPOs to your network
  • Delve into virtualization and Hyper-V concepts
  • Tune, maintain, update, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2022
  • Get familiar with Microsoft's role-based certifications

Who this book is for

If you are an IT professional who wants to deploy and configure Windows Server 2022, then this book is for you. You can also use this book to learn about Microsoft's role-based certifications if you're planning to enroll in a course. No prior experience with Windows Server operating systems or familiarity with networking concepts is required.

Table of Contents

  1. Windows Server 2022 Administration Fundamentals
  2. Third Edition
  3. Contributors
  4. About the author
  5. About the reviewer
  6. Preface
  7. Part 1: Introducing Windows Server and Installing Windows Server 2022
  8. Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows Server
  9. Chapter 2: Introducing Windows Server 2022
  10. Chapter 3: Installing Windows Server 2022
  11. Chapter 4: Post-Installation Tasks in Windows Server 2022
  12. Part 2: Setting Up Windows Server 2022
  13. Chapter 5: Directory Services in Windows Server 2022
  14. Chapter 6: Adding Roles to Windows Server 2022
  15. Part 3: Configuring Windows Server 2022
  16. Chapter 7: Group Policy in Windows Server 2022
  17. Chapter 8: Virtualization with Windows Server 2022
  18. Chapter 9: Storing Data in Windows Server 2022
  19. Part 4: Keeping Windows Server 2022 Up and Running
  20. Chapter 10: Tuning and Maintaining Windows Server 2022
  21. Chapter 11: Updating and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2022
  22. Part 5: Studying and Preparing for Microsoft Certification Exams
  23. Chapter 12: Preparing for Microsoft Certifications
  24. Assessments
  25. Index
  26. Other Books You May Enjoy