Introduction to Windows Server 2016 for Beginners

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Learn Windows Server 2016: Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, IIS, Group Policy, RDP, WSUS, FSRM, PowerShell, and Much More!

  • 72 Videos
  • 7 hours 58 minutes
  • 75 Happy Students

About the course

Are you looking to learn the basics of Windows Server 2016 system administration? If so, this is the perfect course for you!

In this 8-hour course, I’ll show you step-by-step, the fundamentals of Windows Server 2016, giving you a solid foundation of Microsoft’s most popular server operating system using VirtualBox, a free virtualization software platform, to create your own virtualized lab at home.

If you’re looking to advance or begin your career in Information Technology (IT), this course is a must!

Throughout this course, you’ll learn by doing, getting valuable get hands-on experience.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS COURSE:

  • Set-up a Virtual LAN with VirtualBox
  • Install Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as Virtual Machines
  • How to Navigate Windows Server 2016
  • Create and Manage User and Computer Accounts in Active Directory
  • Configure Windows Server 2016 as a DHCP Server
  • Windows Server DNS and Name Resolution Fundamentals
  • Configure Windows Server 2016 as an IIS Web Server
  • Configure Windows Server 2016 as a Print Server
  • Understand and Create Active Directory Groups and Organizational Units
  • Understand and Create Group Policies with Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Learn Fundamentals of NTFS and Share Permissions
  • Set-up User Quotas with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Enable Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) for Remote Administration
  • Utilize Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to Approve and Deploy Windows Updates to Client Systems
  • Utilize Windows Server Backups to Backup and Restore Data
  • Learn to Write Basic PowerShell Active Directory Commands
  • And Much More!

Once you complete this course, you’ll have set-up your own Windows Server as an Active Directory Domain Controller, DNS Server, DHCP Server, IIS Web Server, Print Server, File Server, WSUS Server, and much more giving you a very solid understanding of System Administration.

  • 72 Videos
  • 7 hours 58 minutes
  • 75 Happy Students

Courses Outline

Lesson 1: Course Introduction
Free
Welcome to the Course
0:57
Instructor Introduction
6:06
Course Curriculum Walk-Through
6:58
Understanding the Client-Server Architecture
3:06
Why Windows Server 2016 in 2019 and Beyond?
5:31
Introduction to Virtualization
3:20
Virtualization Live Demo
2:01
Lesson 2: Initial VirtualBox Set-Up & Operating System Installation
Section Introduction
1:34
VirtualBox Prerequisites & Requirements
7:33
Download & Install VirtualBox
3:33
Download Windows Operating System ISO Files
4:18
Create VirtualBox Virtual Machines
7:39
Install Windows 10 Enterprise Operating System
14:01
Install Windows Server 2016 Operating System
8:21
Installing Windows Updates
5:35
Lesson 3: VirtualBox Troubleshooting
VirtualBox Community Forum, BugTracker, and Documentation
1:37
Dealing with Low Memory Errors
4:57
Shutting Down Unresponsive Virtual Machines
2:36
Lesson 4: Setting Up Our Sandbox Testing Environment
Setting Up Our Sandbox Internal LAN
10:33
VirtualBox Snapshots Deeper Dive
4:57
Cloning our Windows 10 Virtual Machine
12:04
Lesson 5: Navigating Windows Server 2016
Section Introduction
1:21
Introducing Server Manager
6:38
Managing Local User Accounts
10:33
Task Manager Overview
2:58
Understanding the Start Menu
3:37
Using the Search Feature
1:32
Computer Management Overview
5:37
Windows Administrative Tools
2:13
Adding Desktop Icons
1:07
Lesson 6: Active Directory Fundamentals
Section Introduction
1:34
Introduction to Active Directory
11:34
Active Directory Installation & Configuration
12:08
Changing Domain Controller's Name
2:32
Adding Computers to Active Directory
6:42
Managing Active Directory User Accounts
14:54
Creating Active Directory User Home Folders
15:08
Creating Active Directory Basic Logon Script
6:57
Set Up Active Directory Roaming User Profiles
11:46
Lesson 7: Introduction to DHCP
Introduction to DHCP
5:30
DHCP Installation & Scope Configuration
12:19
Lesson 8: DNS and Name Resolution Overview
Introduction to Domain Name System (DNS)
6:45
Name Resolution Process Overview
6:45
Exploring Windows Server DNS
7:54
Lesson 9: Internet Information Services (IIS) Overview
IIS Web Server Installation & Website Configuration
13:55
Lesson 10: Introduction to Print Services
Deploying Printers via Print Services
11:55
Verifying and Managing Printers via Web Interface
4:48
Lesson 11: Active Directory Groups and OUs Overview
Understanding Active Directory Groups
3:51
Active Directory Organizational Units Overview
4:18
Exploring AD Groups and OUs
12:55
Delegating Organizational Unit Control
3:05
Lesson 12: Introduction to Group Policy Management
Understanding Active Directory Group Policies
6:38
Deploying a Desktop Background to Our Entire Domain
14:53
Assigning a Logon Banner GPO to a Specific OU
7:28
Lesson 13: Exploring NTFS and Share Permissions
Introduction to NTFS and Share Permissions
6:34
Creating a Public Share with Share and NTFS Permissions
12:47
Lesson 14: Setting Users Quotas with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
Installing and Exploring File Server Resource Management (FRSM)
3:40
Setting User Quotas in Windows Server
4:39
Exploring NTFS Quotas
3:44
Lesson 15: Enabling Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
Enabling Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
7:55
Lesson 16: Utilizing Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
WSUS Overview and Installation
10:04
WSUS Initial Configuration and Synchronization
8:08
WSUS Dashboard Walk-Through
6:16
WSUS Client Computer Group Policy Configuration
16:52
Approving WSUS Updates for Deployment
4:46
Lesson 17: Windows Server Backups Overview
Exploring the Windows Server Backup Feature
8:22
Lesson 18: Introduction to PowerShell
Introduction to Microsoft PowerShell
5:18
Adding New AD User Accounts with PowerShell
6:45
Unlocking, Enabling and Disabling AD User Accounts with PowerShell
4:44
Adding AD Groups with PowerShell
5:27
Adding AD Organizational Units with PowerShell
2:25
Lesson 19: Congratulations
Congratulations & Thank You!
0:37
  • 72 Videos
  • 7 hours 58 minutes
  • 75 Happy Students