Active Directory Cookbook

Provides step-by-step solutions for problems associated with Active Directory.

Active Directory Cookbook

Author: Robbie Allen

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 059610202X

Page: 962

View: 306

Provides step-by-step solutions for problems associated with Active Directory.

Active Directory Cookbook

Laura has also done a great job in extending the Cookbook in this edition to encompass the broad range of changes to AD in Windows Server 2008.

Active Directory Cookbook

Author: Laura E. Hunter

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554443

Page: 1092

View: 477

When you need practical hands-on support for Active Directory, the updated edition of this extremely popular Cookbook provides quick solutions to more than 300 common (and uncommon) problems you might encounter when deploying, administering, and automating Microsoft's network directory service. For the third edition, Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter offers troubleshooting recipes based on valuable input from Windows administrators, in addition to her own experience. You'll find solutions for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), ADAM (Active Directory Application Mode), multi-master replication, Domain Name System (DNS), Group Policy, the Active Directory Schema, and many other features. The Active Directory Cookbook will help you: Perform Active Directory tasks from the command line Use scripting technologies to automate Active Directory tasks Manage new Active Directory features, such as Read-Only Domain Controllers, fine-grained password policies, and more Create domains and trusts Locate users whose passwords are about to expire Apply a security filter to group policy objects Check for potential replication problems Restrict hosts from performing LDAP queries View DNS server performance statistics Each recipe includes a discussion explaining how and why the solution works, so you can adapt the problem-solving techniques to similar situations. Active Directory Cookbook is ideal for any IT professional using Windows Server 2008, Exchange 2007, and Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007, including Active Directory administrators looking to automate task-based solutions. "It is rare for me to visit a customer site and not see a copy of Active Directory Cookbook on a shelf somewhere, which is a testament to its usefulness. The Cookbook takes the pain out of everyday AD tasks by providing concise, clear and relevant recipes. The fact that the recipes are provided using different methods (graphical user interface, command line and scripting) means that the book is suitable for anyone working with AD on a day-to-day basis. The introduction of PowerShell examples in this latest edition will be of particular interest for those looking to transition from VBScript. Laura has also done a great job in extending the Cookbook in this edition to encompass the broad range of changes to AD in Windows Server 2008." --Tony Murray, Founder of Activedir.org and Directory Services MVP "If you already understand Active Directory fundamentals and are looking fora quick solution to common Active Directory related tasks, look no further,you have found the book that you need." --joe Richards, Directory Services MVP "The Active Directory Cookbook is the real deal... a soup-to-nuts catalog of every administrative task an Active Directory administrator needs to perform. If you administer an Active Directory installation, this is the very first book you have to put on your shelf." --Gil Kirkpatrick, Chief Architect, Active Directory and Identity Management, Quest Software and Directory Services MVP

Active Directory Cookbook

This fourth edition includes troubleshooting recipes for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Exchange 2013, based on valuable input from Windows administrators.

Active Directory Cookbook

Author: Brian Svidergol

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449361374

Page: 860

View: 253

Take the guesswork out of deploying, administering, and automating Active Directory. With hundreds of proven recipes, the updated edition of this popular cookbook provides quick, step-by-step solutions to common (and not so common) problems you might encounter when working with Microsoft’s network directory service. This fourth edition includes troubleshooting recipes for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Exchange 2013, based on valuable input from Windows administrators. You’ll also find quick solutions for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), multi-master replication, DNS, Group Policy, and many other features. Manage new AD features, such as the Recycle Bin, Group Managed Service Accounts, and fine-grained password policies Work with AD from the command line and use Windows PowerShell to automate tasks Remove and create forests, domains, and trusts Create groups, modify group scope and type, and manage membership Delegate control, view and modify permissions, and handle Kerberos tickets Import and export data with LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) Synchronize multiple directories and enforce data integrity within a single or multiple stores Back up AD, and perform authoritative and non-authoritative restores

Active Directory Administration Cookbook

This book starts off with a detailed focus on forests, domains, trusts, schemas and partitions. Next, you learn how to manage domain controllers, organizational units and the default containers.

Active Directory Administration Cookbook

Author: Sander Berkouwer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789804736

Page: 620

View: 981

Learn the intricacies of managing Azure AD, Azure AD Connect as well as Active Directory for administration on cloud and Windows Server 2019 Key Features Expert solutions for the federation, certificates, security, and monitoring with Active Directory Explore Azure AD and AD Connect for effective administration on cloud Automate security tasks using Active Directory and PowerShell Book Description Active Directory is an administration system for Windows administrators to automate network, security and access management tasks in the Windows infrastructure. This book starts off with a detailed focus on forests, domains, trusts, schemas and partitions. Next, you learn how to manage domain controllers, organizational units and the default containers. Going forward, you deep dive into managing Active Directory sites as well as identifying and solving replication problems. The next set of chapters covers the different components of Active Directory and discusses the management of users, groups and computers. You also go through recipes that help you manage your Active Directory domains, manage user and groups objects and computer accounts, expiring group memberships and group Managed Service Accounts with PowerShell. You learn how to work with Group Policy and how to get the most out of it. The last set of chapters covers federation, security and monitoring. You will also learn about Azure Active Directory and how to integrate on-premises Active Directory with Azure AD. You learn how Azure AD Connect synchronization works, which will help you manage Azure AD. By the end of the book, you have learned in detail about Active Directory and Azure AD, too. What you will learn Manage new Active Directory features, such as the Recycle Bin, group Managed Service Accounts, and fine-grained password policies Work with Active Directory from the command line and use Windows PowerShell to automate tasks Create and remove forests, domains, and trusts Create groups, modify group scope and type, and manage memberships Delegate control, view and modify permissions Optimize Active Directory and Azure AD in terms of security Who this book is for This book will cater to administrators of existing Active Directory Domain Services environments and/or Azure AD tenants, looking for guidance to optimize their day-to-day effectiveness. Basic networking and Windows Server Operating System knowledge would come in handy.

Active Directory Cookbook 4th Edition

This fourth edition includes troubleshooting recipes for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Exchange 2013, based on valuable input from Windows administrators.

Active Directory Cookbook  4th Edition

Author: Robbie Allen

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 857

View: 454

Take the guesswork out of deploying, administering, and automating Active Directory. With hundreds of proven recipes, the updated edition of this popular cookbook provides quick, step-by-step solutions to common (and not so common) problems you might encounter when working with Microsoft's network directory service. This fourth edition includes troubleshooting recipes for Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, and Exchange 2013, based on valuable input from Windows administrators. You'll also find quick solutions for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS), multi-master replication, DNS, Group Policy, and many other features. Manage new AD features, such as the Recycle Bin, Group Managed Service Accounts, and fine-grained password policies Work with AD from the command line and use Windows PowerShell to automate tasks Remove and create forests, domains, and trusts Create groups, modify group scope and type, and manage membership Delegate control, view and modify permissions, and handle Kerberos tickets Import and export data with LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) Synchronize multiple directories and enforce data integrity within a single or multiple stores Back up AD, and perform authoritative and non-authoritative restores.

Active Directory Cookbook

Laura has also done a great job in extending the Cookbook in this edition to encompass the broad range of changes to AD in Windows Server 2008.

Active Directory Cookbook

Author: Laura Hunter

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 9780596521103

Page: 1088

View: 878

When you need practical hands-on support for Active Directory, the updated edition of this extremely popular Cookbook provides quick solutions to more than 300 common (and uncommon) problems you might encounter when deploying, administering, and automating Microsoft's network directory service. For the third edition, Active Directory expert Laura E. Hunter offers troubleshooting recipes based on valuable input from Windows administrators, in addition to her own experience. You'll find solutions for the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), ADAM (Active Directory Application Mode), multi-master replication, Domain Name System (DNS), Group Policy, the Active Directory Schema, and many other features. The Active Directory Cookbook will help you: Perform Active Directory tasks from the command line Use scripting technologies to automate Active Directory tasks Manage new Active Directory features, such as Read-Only Domain Controllers, fine-grained password policies, and more Create domains and trusts Locate users whose passwords are about to expire Apply a security filter to group policy objects Check for potential replication problems Restrict hosts from performing LDAP queries View DNS server performance statistics Each recipe includes a discussion explaining how and why the solution works, so you can adapt the problem-solving techniques to similar situations. Active Directory Cookbook is ideal for any IT professional using Windows Server 2008, Exchange 2007, and Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007, including Active Directory administrators looking to automate task-based solutions. "It is rare for me to visit a customer site and not see a copy of Active Directory Cookbook on a shelf somewhere, which is a testament to its usefulness. The Cookbook takes the pain out of everyday AD tasks by providing concise, clear and relevant recipes. The fact that the recipes are provided using different methods (graphical user interface, command line and scripting) means that the book is suitable for anyone working with AD on a day-to-day basis. The introduction of PowerShell examples in this latest edition will be of particular interest for those looking to transition from VBScript. Laura has also done a great job in extending the Cookbook in this edition to encompass the broad range of changes to AD in Windows Server 2008." --Tony Murray, Founder of Activedir.org and Directory Services MVP "If you already understand Active Directory fundamentals and are looking for a quick solution to common Active Directory related tasks, look no further, you have found the book that you need." --joe Richards, Directory Services MVP "The Active Directory Cookbook is the real deal... a soup-to-nuts catalog of every administrative task an Active Directory administrator needs to perform. If you administer an Active Directory installation, this is the very first book you have to put on your shelf." --Gil Kirkpatrick, Chief Architect, Active Directory and Identity Management, Quest Software and Directory Services MVP

Windows Server Cookbook

Active Directory is an LDAP-based directory that supports the LDAPv3
specification defined in RFC 2251. ... (O'Reilly) to get a thorough understanding
of Active Directory's capabilities or Active Directory Cookbook (O'Reilly) for more
examples, ...

Windows Server Cookbook

Author: Robbie Allen

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596552602

Page: 698

View: 217

This practical reference guide offers hundreds of useful tasks for managing Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's latest and greatest server. Through concise, on-the-job solutions to common problems, Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000 is certain to save you hours of time searching for answers.Now, instead of dredging reams of Microsoft documentation or browsing its unstructured knowledge base to figure out a particular issue--such as how to compare registry values between two hosts--you can simply reference the index of Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000. From there, you'll be directed to the exact trouble-shooting recipe they need.As the newest title in O'Reilly's popular Cookbook series, this book covers a wide range of issues that you are likely to face in your daily management of the Windows Server operating system. This includes how to deal with: files event logs DNS DHCP security the registry backup/restore One of the book's key benefits is the presentation of solutions in three different recipe formats. Depending on preference, you can solve most problems with the graphical user interface, the command line, or by using scripts. Where appropriate, all three solutions are presented for each recipe in this book. Each recipe also includes a detailed discussion that explains how and why it works.Windows Server Cookbook for Windows Server 2003 & Windows 2000 is written for all levels of system administrators on Windows servers. If you're a relatively new user with only a rudimentary understanding of the job, the book can open your eyes to the many possibilities that await. And if you're an advanced user, it can serve as a useful reference and memory-jogger.Download the code examples from this book. The complete set of examples isavailable at: http://www.rallenhome.com/books/​winsckbk/code.html.

Windows Server 2003 Security Cookbook

Each recipe features a brief description of the problem, a step-by-step solution, and then a discussion of the technology at work. There is also a detailed explanation of Microsoft's scripting support.

Windows Server 2003 Security Cookbook

Author: Mike Danseglio

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596007531

Page: 494

View: 722

In the last few years, security has become a hot-button issue for IT organizations of all sizes. Accordingly, many of the security features that were either optional or suspect in Windows 2000 have become solid, effective fixtures in Windows Server 2003-making it the most secure operating system Microsoft has ever produced. That is, if you know how to configure it properly. The Windows Server 2003 Security Cookbook wants to make sure that you do know how. Picking up right where its predecessor, the Windows Server Cookbook, left off, this desktop companion is focused solely on Windows Server security. It teaches you how to perform important security tasks in the Windows Server 2003 OS using specific and adaptable recipes. Each recipe features a brief description of the problem, a step-by-step solution, and then a discussion of the technology at work. Whenever possible, the authors even tell you where to look for further information on a recipe. The book is written in a highly modular format, with each chapter devoted to one or more technologies that Windows Server 2003 provides. This approach allows you to look up a task or scenario that you want to accomplish, find that page, and read that particular recipe only. Topics include: System preparation and administration Protecting the computer at the TCP/IP level Applying security options to Active Directory Improving security on domain controllers Securing DHCP controllers Encrypting and signing network traffic using IPSec Patch management If you're an intermediate or advanced system administrator who wants to feel secure when deploying Windows Server 2003 and its related services, then you don't want to be without the Windows Server 2003 Security Cookbook.

Active Directory

With this book, you will: Get a complete review of all the new Windows 2008 features Learn how Active Directory works with Exchange and PowerShell Take advantage of the updated scripting and programming chapters to automate AD tasks Learn ...

Active Directory

Author: Brian Desmond

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 9780596520595

Page: 864

View: 183

To help you take full advantage of Active Directory, this fourth edition of this bestselling book gives you a thorough grounding in Microsoft's network directory service. With Active Directory, you'll learn how to design, manage, and maintain an AD infrastructure, whether it's for a small business network or a multinational enterprise with thousands of resources, services, and users. This detailed and highly accurate volume covers Active Directory from its origins in Windows 2000 through Windows Server 2008. But unlike typical dry references, Active Directory presents concepts in an easy-to-understand, narrative style. With this book, you will: Get a complete review of all the new Windows 2008 features Learn how Active Directory works with Exchange and PowerShell Take advantage of the updated scripting and programming chapters to automate AD tasks Learn how to be more efficient with command-line tools Grasp concepts easily with the help of numerous screenshots and diagrams Ideal for administrators, IT professionals, project managers, and programmers alike, Active Directory is not only for people getting started with AD, it's also for experienced users who need to stay up-to-date with the latest AD features in Windows Server 2008. It is no wonder this guide is the bestselling AD resource available.

Windows XP Cookbook

Also, power users will find Windows XP Cookbook a great source for information
on tweaking XP and getting the most out of their systems. If you like the format of
this book but crave more recipes on Active Directory or Windows Server 2003, ...

Windows XP Cookbook

Author: Robbie Allen

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596007256

Page: 653

View: 154

Provides solutions to a variety of problems encountered with Microsoft Windows XP.

Exchange Server Cookbook

If you've used Perl, you're probably familiar with its unofficial motto, There's More
Than One Way to Do It. As you may have learned from the Active Directory
Cookbook and the Windows Server Cookbook (both from O'Reilly), Windows's ...

Exchange Server Cookbook

Author: Paul Robichaux

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596007175

Page: 437

View: 490

A guide to Microsoft Exchange server covers such topics as installation, administration, routing, Active Directory integration, and controlling public folder creation.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator Cookbook

To pre-stage a computer account so that it resides inside Active Directory,
perform the following steps: 1. Open the Active Directory Users and Computers
tool on a Domain Controller. 2. Choose a location in which you want to place this
new ...

Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator Cookbook

Author: Jordan Krause

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178439422X

Page: 310

View: 639

This book is intended for system administrators and IT professionals with experience in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 environments who are looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 environment.

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

... see the commitment Microsoft is making to the product. That the SharePoint,
SQL, Exchange, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Internet Information
Server (IIS) teams, and others have all made cmdlets should tell you that
Windows ...

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

Author: Lee Holmes

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449399622

Page: 884

View: 764

Do you know how to use Windows PowerShell to navigate the filesystem and manage files and folders? Or how to retrieve a web page? This introduction to the PowerShell language and scripting environment provides more than 430 task-oriented recipes to help you solve the most complex and pressing problems, and includes more than 100 tried-and-tested scripts that intermediate to advanced system administrators can copy and use immediately. You'll find hands-on tutorials on fundamentals, common tasks, and administrative jobs that you can apply whether you're on a client or server version of Windows. You also get quick references to technologies used in conjunction with PowerShell, including format specifiers and frequently referenced registry keys to selected .NET, COM, and WMI classes. With Windows PowerShell Cookbook, you’ll get more done in less time. Take a tour of PowerShell’s core features, including the command model, object-based pipeline, and ubiquitous scripting Learn PowerShell fundamentals such as the interactive shell and fundamental pipeline and object concepts Perform common tasks that involve working with files, Internet-connected scripts, user interaction, and more Solve tasks in systems and enterprise management, such as working with Active Directory, the filesystem, registry, event logs, processes, and services

Lync Server Cookbook

Select Configure Directory Partition and click on Containers. We have to insert
the ... f Mike Branstein published a blog post Using Azure Active Directory Sync to
Extend your Local AD into Azure at https://brosteins.com/2014/11/15/using- ...

Lync Server Cookbook

Author: Fabrizio Volpe

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178217348X

Page: 392

View: 398

If you work with Lync on a daily basis or if you have to use a specific feature of Lync for a project, this is the book for you. For solutions architects, technical consultants, and administrators, if you have a Lync deployment and you want to upgrade, integrate, secure, or extend it to the cloud, you can get valuable information from the recipes in this book.

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook

Active. Directory. In this recipe, we will look at how Orchestrator uses the Active
Directory plugin. Getting ready We need an AD server for this recipe as well as
access to the AD server OS itself. How to do it... We split this recipe into multiple ...

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook

Author: Daniel Langenhan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784393703

Page: 382

View: 943

If you are a VMware administrator who is interested in automating your infrastructure, this book is for you. An understanding of basic programming concepts is advised. No previous knowledge of Orchestrator is required, although some previous knowledge of it will allow you to get started more easily.

Jenkins Continuous Integration Cookbook Second Edition

Installing. OpenLDAP. Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) provides a
highly popular open standards directory service. ... Jenkins has a plugin for
Active Directory (https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/ display/JENKINS/Active+Directory+
plugin).

Jenkins Continuous Integration Cookbook   Second Edition

Author: Alan Mark Berg

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784399248

Page: 408

View: 115

If you are a Java developer, a software architect, a technical project manager, a build manager, or a development or QA engineer, then this book is ideal for you. A basic understanding of the software development life cycle and Java development is needed, as well as a rudimentary understanding of Jenkins.

VMware vSphere 5 5 Cookbook

When you try to add an identity source, you are presented with the following
identity source types: f Active directory (Integrated Windows Authentication): This
can be used when your active directory is in Native mode. With this identity
source ...

VMware vSphere 5 5 Cookbook

Author: Abhilash G B

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782172866

Page: 560

View: 684

This is an excellent handbook for system administrators, support professionals, or for anyone intending to give themselves a headstart in learning how to install, configure, and manage a vSphere environment. It is also a good task-oriented reference guide for consultants or infrastructure architects who design and deploy vSphere environments.

Windows Server 2019 Cookbook

This second edition of the Windows Server 2019 Cookbook is packed with practical recipes that will help you do just that.

Windows Server 2019 Cookbook

Author: Mark Henderson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 183898982X

Page: 650

View: 646

Efficiently manage and administer enterprise environments using Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Key Features Leverage Windows Server 2019 to improve enterprise workflow efficiency and increase productivity Deliver enterprise-grade cloud services that can be applied in your infrastructure Get up and running with PowerShell and the all-new Hyper-V improvements Book Description Do you want to get up and running with essential administrative tasks in Windows Server 2019? This second edition of the Windows Server 2019 Cookbook is packed with practical recipes that will help you do just that. The book starts by taking you through the basics that you need to know to get a Windows Server operating system working, before teaching you how to navigate through daily tasks using the upgraded graphical user interface (GUI). You'll then learn how to compose an optimal Group Policy and perform task automation with PowerShell scripting. As you advance, you’ll get to grips with faster app innovation, improved Windows security measures, and hybrid cloud environments. After you’ve explored the functions available to provide remote network access to your users, you’ll cover the new Hyper-V enhancements. Finally, this Windows Server book will guide you through practical recipes relating to Azure integration and important tips for how to manage a Windows Server environment seamlessly. By the end of this book, you’ll be well-versed with Windows Server 2019 essentials and have the skills you need to configure Windows services and implement best practices for securing a Windows Server environment. What you will learn Get up and running with Windows Server 2019’s new features Install, configure, and administer Windows Server 2019 effectively Configure the server to host any enterprise application Discover ways to manage a server without a GUI Safeguard your virtual machines in the event of server failure Explore new ways to integrate Windows Server with Microsoft Azure Deploy Windows containers using Docker Who this book is for This Windows Server 2019 book is for system administrators and IT professionals who have basic experience in Windows environments and are interested in acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2019 environment.

Zabbix Cookbook

In the case you would like to talk to an LDAP/Active Directory (AD) backend, we
select the tab LDAP. In this part of the recipe, I will show you how to configure
Zabbix to authenticate to an LDAP/AD backend: 1. First thing to do when
selecting ...

Zabbix Cookbook

Author: Patrik Uytterhoeven

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784392251

Page: 260

View: 224

If you have some experience with Zabbix and wish to take your infrastructure to the next level, then this book is for you. Before you start with Zabbix, or monitoring in general, it is best to have some basic Linux knowledge and a good understanding of snmp, virtualization, and scripting.

Windows Server 2016 Cookbook

Saute your way through more than 100 hands-on recipes designed to prepare any server administrator to work with Windows Server 2016 About This Book Get the first book on the market to unleash the power of Windows Server 2016, which improves ...

Windows Server 2016 Cookbook

Author: Jordan Krause

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785882996

Page: 494

View: 879

Saute your way through more than 100 hands-on recipes designed to prepare any server administrator to work with Windows Server 2016 About This Book Get the first book on the market to unleash the power of Windows Server 2016, which improves the lives of thousands of enterprise users Be the first to leverage the advent of Containers and Nano Server on Windows Server 2016, which utilizes the resources efficiently and increases productivity. This practical, recipe-based approach helps you to delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure using Windows Server 2016 Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators and IT professionals with experience in Windows Server 2012 R2 environments who are looking to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain the core infrastructure required for a Windows Server 2016 environment. What You Will Learn Build the infrastructure required for a successful Windows network Navigate the new Server 2016 interface efficiently Implement solid networking and security practices into your Windows Server environment Design your own PKI and start issuing certificates today Explore the brand-new Nano Server functionality Enable nested virtualization on Hyper-V and Server Connect your remote laptops back to the corporate network using Microsoft's own remote access technologies, including DirectAccess Provide a centralized point for users to access applications and data by configuring Remote Desktop Services Compose optimal Group Policies Facilitate task automation with PowerShell 5.0 scripting In Detail This hands-on Cookbook is stuffed full of practical recipes that will help you handle the essential administrative tasks in Windows Server 2016. You'll start by familiarizing yourself with the look and feel of Windows Server 2016, and will then learn how to navigate through some daily tasks using the graphical interface. You will see how to compose optimal Group Policies and facilitate task automation with PowerShell 5.0 scripting. We will also take a look at the functions available to provide remote network access to your traveling users, and explore the much anticipated Nano Server and Hyper-V built-in integration support that is brand new in Windows Server 2016. By the end of this book, you will know how to take your Windows Server 2016-powered server and turn it into any common infrastructure role that might be required in your company. Style and approach The book follows a recipe-based approach that starts with an introduction and the installation of Windows Server 2016, then dives into the powerful features, and then ends with the concept of security.