Introduction to Windows Server Administration - Revised
Learn about the practices and techniques involved in Windows Server Administration.
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This free online course Introduction to Windows Server Administration will introduce you to configuring a Windows Server and managing its system settings. You will also learn about managing storage, monitoring performance and troubleshooting a server.
The course starts off by introducing you to what a server is and different types of servers. You will learn what server roles are and what to keep in mind when choosing a server. The course discusses Basic Input/output System (BIOS) and different ports on a computer. You will learn what a virtual machine or server is and different installation methods for installing operating systems. The course teaches you about WIM files and what they are used for. You will learn about server configuration, and user account control as a security component. You will learn about system setting for your server. The course then covers workgroups, domains, remote desktop and device drivers. You will also learn about plug and play technology and managing devices with device manager.
In the next part, you will be introduced to different network storage technologies. You will learn about RAID and the different types of RAID which can be implemented in a computer system. The course also covers network attached storage and partition disks.
Finally, you will learn about troubleshooting a server, and the methodology and tools to help efficiently resolve a problem. You will learn about accessing the performance monitor to see what resources your computer is using. You will learn about booting the system, and advanced boot options. You will learn about business continuity keeping your services available and along with making your server more fault tolerant.
This free online Alison course will be of great interest to professionals working in areas such as computer networking, and network administration.
Prerequisites: Learner will need to have completed the Diploma in Computer Networking course.Start Course Now
Server Overview - Learning Outcomes
WIM (Windows Imaging Format)
Server Overview - Lesson Summary
Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 - Learning Outcomes
Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 - Lesson Summary
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers - Learning Outcomes
Logs and Alerts
Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify the primary subsystems in a computer system
- Explain the BIOS of a computer
- Identify the different system settings for configuring and managing your server
- Describe what device drivers are and used for and how to manage them
- Explain the process of partitioning a disk
- Discuss troubleshooting methodology to help efficiently resolve a problem
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