Research Resource Discovery

Viewing: 8151 - 8175 of 8393.

Windows Server 2012: Configure Basic Microsoft Services

Learn to configure three essential Microsoft services for any organization running Windows Server 2012: file sharing, printers, and remote server management. Timothy Pintello shows how to install and configure these services in a virtual network environment, using VirtualBox—a setup you can easily replicate and practice with on your own. He also spends a chapter diving into Windows permissions. If you're coming from a Mac environment or just starting out in IT administration, this course will help you take the next crucial step in setting up Windows Server at your organization.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012: Create and Manage Group Policy

Join Timothy Pintello for an introduction to creating and managing group policies on a Windows network. Timothy defines what the Group Policy feature and Group Policy objects (GPO) are: mechanisms for restricting access to computers, files, and software on your network. He'll introduce the tools you'll need to edit and create policies, and show how to set up a basic audit policy and place restrictions on software. Finally, Timothy will show how to create, activate, and modify rules for Windows Firewall.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012: Group Policy

Learn how to become a group policy ninja, and use group policies to control your entire environment. This course will enable your to perform common admin tasks, such as locking down access for temporary or contract employees and deploying software across the network. Author Rick Trader explores the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) and covers topics from configuring users' desktops with Group Policy objects to setting up security options like fine-grained passwords.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012: Installation and Configuration

Get a practical introduction to setting up Windows Server 2012. Timothy Pintello breaks down this basic IT task into its core components: installation, roles and services configuration, and local storage setup. He shows you how to practice these steps with VirtualBox and gain real experience without the cost or risks associated with expensive hardware.

Learn how to choose an edition that's right for your setup, install Windows Server 2012 and the VirtualBox drivers, and then configure the services and roles on your new server. Timothy also shows how to set up local storage and manage Windows Server in one of two ways: through the command line or with the simple admin interface that ships with Windows Server.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012: Install, Configure, and Administer Active Directory

Active Directory is the hub of Windows Server administration. In this course, Timothy Pintello will help you install, configure, and administer Active Directory and organize the computers and users on your network. He'll cover adding, promoting, and removing domain controllers; administering users and individual computers; and using groups and organizational units (OU) to manage the objects on your network. Need to configure other Windows services? Check out the companion courses on Timothy's author page.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure Advanced Network Services

Configuring advanced services in Windows Server is an integral skill for any Windows network admin. This means DHCP and DNS solutions, VPNs, direct access, and IP address management (IPAM)—complex topics that form the core of two Windows Server exams: Configuring Windows Server (70-411) and Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services (70-412).

This Windows training course helps you study for the exams while learning advanced server administration techniques. Professor Timothy Pintello covers all of the core exam topics, including DHCPv6, primary and secondary DNS zone configuration, working with different DNS resource record types, VPN routing, certificates for direct access, IPAM admin delegation, and more.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure and Manage Active Directory

Active Directory is the heart of Windows Server user management and permissions. It's a key skill for any IT administrator. This course covers how to configure and manage Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 R2, and walks through topics in the Active Directory domain of the MCSA exam Administering Windows Server 2012 (70-411).

Ed Liberman shows how to configure service authentication, domain controllers, and account policies, and maintain Active Directory so that it remains stable and secure. He'll cover virtualizing domain controllers, Active Directory backup and recovery, password policy management, and Kerberos policies and delegation.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure and Manage High Availability

We want our systems to be 100% operational, 24/7. So in today's complex and high-traffic environments, it's important to reduce points of failure, add smart redundancy, and use high-availability tools—like virtualization and failover clustering offered in Windows Server 2012 R2—to keep systems performing at a high level. In this course, Robert McMillen teaches Windows network administrators how to configure and manage high-availability storage. He covers network load balancing (NLB) and failover clustering, concentrating on clustering for virtual machines and management of Windows cluster roles. By the end of the course, you'll be able to create a more reliable, scalable network for your end users, with a minimal amount of downtime.

Note: The topics covered in this course map to the "Configure and manage high availability" domain for the MCSA: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services exam (70-412).

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure

Network Policy Server (NPS) is Microsoft's solution for enforcing company-wide access policies, including remote authentication. Being able to configure NPS is a key domain of MCSA Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012, and a must-have job skill for Windows network administrators. This short course walks you through the steps to configure Windows Server 2012 R2 network policy using NPS, and prepares you for this aspect of MCSA certification. Ed Liberman helps you set up a VPN for secure remote connectivity, install and configure NPS, configure RADIUS clients, and set up Network Access Protection (NAP) to evaluate connection requests.

Note: This course maps to the Configure a Network Policy Server (NPS) Infrastructure domain of Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure File and Storage Solutions

Efficient and secure storage is a key piece of any enterprise network. That's why IT managers look for admins that have mastered the ability to configure file and storage solutions on Windows Server. This training course is for current and future Windows administrators who need to set up and manage NFS and DFS, DAC, virtual storage, and RAIDs, and manage file permissions on Windows Server 2012 R2. Instructor Robert McMillen covers Windows storage pools, iSCSI targets and initiators, Distributed File System, and Windows System Resource Manager. Techniques such as configuring tiered storage and redundant storage, data deduplication, and setting up file shares are also covered in detail.

These tutorials will help prepare MCSA and MCSE candidates for the Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services exam (70-412). The topics covered here map to the "Configure File and Storage Solutions" domain of the exam.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure File Services

File and storage services are fundamental aspects of any enterprise network. The IT administrator's job is to ensure these services are secure, reliable, and scalable. Watch this course to learn how to configure file and storage services in Windows Server 2012 R2. Ed Liberman walks through four key topics: configuring file sharing with Distributed File System (DFS), managing storage with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM), encrypting files, and setting up advanced audit policies. This is a fast-paced course that will give admins the skills to configure file sharing and storage on any Windows Server-based network.

Note: This course also maps to the Configure File and Print Services domain for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSA) Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012. Review the exam objectives here.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure Identity and Access Solutions

Identity and access solutions are critical to securing a Windows environment. With Active Directory, you can add new levels of security and increase the ways clients can connect. This course covers how to implement Active Directory Federation Services, Certificate Services, and Rights Management Services in Windows Server 2012 R2. Scott Burrell shows how to configure authentication policies and multifactor authentication, enable iOS app connections, create your own certificates, and use AD RMS to secure content within files.

Note: The topics covered here map to the Configure Identity and Access Solutions domain for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Exam 70-412, Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services. Use these tutorials to study for the exam.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Configuring Hyper-V

Get practical information on configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2. This course breaks Hyper-V into three areas: virtual machines, virtual machine storage, and virtual networks. In each section, Timothy Pintello provides the information you need to create these services in Hyper-V, get the settings configured so your system runs smoothly, and optimize performance so no hardware is idle.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Deploy Manage and Maintain Servers

Deploying, managing, and maintaining a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment can be an overwhelming task for administrators. The primary goal of this course is to give IT professionals hands-on experience using Windows Server on a day-to-day basis. By using these step-by-step how-to videos, the viewer will become comfortable configuring and administering a Windows Server environment. Learn industry specific best practices for simplifying deployment with server images, distributing updates, and monitoring server performance, as well as everyday tips and tricks to make your life as a server administrator a little smoother and less overwhelming.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Business, like life, doesn't always go as planned. When disaster strikes, it's important to have a plan to get operations back online and start salvaging systems and data. Windows administrators are a key part of the recovery. This course shows you how to plan and implement a business continuity and disaster recovery strategy, which includes data protection and failover, using Windows Server 2012 R2. Ed Liberman teaches how to implement Windows Server 2012 R2 backup and recovery, configure network load balancing (NLB) for high availability of TCP/IP services, maintain a failover cluster, and implement Hyper-V failover clustering for virtual machines.

Note: This course also maps to the Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery domain for MCSA Exam 70-412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2012 R2: Manage Group Policy

Group Policy allows admins to control a network with the touch of a few buttons. It controls how you push out programs, restrict user access, set company-themed desktops, secure computers from data theft, and much more. Few IT administrators know how to master this useful Active Directory feature in Windows Server 2012, but with our training, you will be able to wield its power effectively.

In this course, author Ed Liberman uses Windows Server 2012 R2 to demonstrate what Group Policy is and how to use it effectively. He shows how to configure Group Policy processing, adjust settings and preferences, and troubleshoot Group Policy problems and conflicts as they arise.

Note: This course maps to the Configure and Manage Group Policy domain for MCSA Exam 70-411, Administering Windows Server 2012.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: Active Directory Certificate Services

Don't go to third-party certificate authorities. Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) allows organizations to build their own public key infrastructures (PKI) to provide certificate-based authentication, digital signatures, email encryption, and more. With AD CS, you can leverage your existing Active Directory and Group Policy settings, and set up certificates more efficiently and nimbly. Join Scott Burrell in this course, which covers planning, installing, and troubleshooting AD CS in Windows Server 2016. Learn how to create a hierarchy of certificate authorities; issue, manage, and revoke certificates; automate certificate generation and renewal; and improve login security by using certificates in combination with smart cards. These topics map to the Certificate Services domain of the Microsoft exam 70-742, so you'll also be able to use this course to prepare for MCSA certification.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: Active Directory Enterprise Infrastructure

Active Directory is the foundation for user and group management, Group Policy, and security in Windows Server 2016. This course shows how to administer Active Directory services in an enterprise environment. Follow along with Ed Liberman as he shows how to deploy child/tree domains, establish trust relationships, set up forest trusts, and create Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) sites and subnets. Plus, learn how to configure replication between locations in a global Active Directory environment.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: Active Directory Federation Services

In today's complex computing environment, data is often shared across organizations and domains. How do you verify user identity across boundaries like these? Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) provides a single sign-on solution for Windows-based networks that need to access external applications or share resources with business partners. This course shows how to configure AD FS authentication, including multi-factor authentication and Web Application Proxy, in Windows Server 2016. Instructor Scott Burrell also shows how to configure claims-based authentication, look up user identities in an LDAP directory, integrate Azure and Office 365, register mobile devices, and protect your organization from document leaks and other content theft with Active Directory Rights Management.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: Advanced Networking Features

If you're a Windows Server 2016 administrator, mastering the multitude of advanced networking features offered by Microsoft can prepare you to tackle the high-performance and software defined networking scenarios you may encounter on the job. In this course, learn about these advanced networking features and how to use them to keep a high-performance data center running smoothly. Instructor Scott Burrell goes over how to configure and leverage NIC Teaming, and work with high-performance SMB environments and high-performance virtual networks. Plus, he covers software defined virtual network topics—for example, how to work with GRE tunnels—goes over different Windows Server Gateway scenarios, and shares how to plan and implement firewall policies.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: Configure Hyper-V

Microsoft offers Windows Server 2016 users the ability to create virtualized computing environments with Hyper-V. In this course, follow Ed Liberman as he explains how to install, configure, and work with the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2016. Ed takes you through creating virtual switches, virtual machines, and virtual hard disks, and shares how to install a guest OS and manage checkpoints. Plus, he covers how to efficiently implement storage migration and live migration.

This course maps to the third domain of Exam 70-743, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016—Implement Hyper-V.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: Deploying Containers

Windows Server 2016 introduced a new feature—to accommodate the evolving needs of expansive DevOps platforms—which offers the benefits of containers to a variety of environments. This course introduces network administrators to containers and instructor Scott Burrell shows how to deploy Windows Containers in Windows Server 2016 environments. Scott covers host preparation, working with images, container management, and resource management. Admins can learn how to provide their developers with protected and agile application environments, offering both stability and flexibility.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: DHCP

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is the heart of dynamic IP addressing, and a fundamental concept for any network administrator. This course explains how DHCP works in the context of a Windows environment, and how to manage, secure, and troubleshoot DHCP on Windows Server 2016. Ed Liberman shows how to install the DHCP server role; configure settings such as scopes, clients, and reservations; and advanced features, including DHCP failover and working in a routed environment.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: DNS

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the lifeblood of the Internet; making sure it is configured properly is a key skill for network administrators. DNS connects everything from resources on internal enterprise networks to domains on the World Wide Web. This course explains basic DNS concepts such as zones and name resolution and shows sysadmins how to configure DNS in a Windows Server 2016 environment. Ed Liberman shows how to deploy DNS; create DNS zones; work with different record types; configure queries, caching, and forwarding; and make sure your DNS deployment is secure.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource

Windows Server 2016: File Services

Ensuring that your file services environments remain efficient is an essential aspect of enterprise computing. In this course, explore how to work with files and file services in Windows Server 2016. Join Ed Liberman as he explains how to work with File Server Resource Manager—a capacity management tool—and Distributed File System, which helps you provide fault tolerance and redundancy to your data. Plus, Ed shares several ways to help keep your data secure, including encrypting files using the Encrypting File System, and auditing file access.

Affiliation: UIUC
Provider: Lynda.com
Type: Streaming Resource



Pages