Manage and administer your environment with easeKey FeaturesGet your hands on learning the fundamentals to managing and administering Windows Server A step by step guide that will help you develop necessary skills and knowledge to manage an enterprise environmentLearn to implement strong networking and security practices into your Windows Server environmentBook DescriptionWindows Serveris the server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with WindowsThis book is designed to get you started with Windows ServerIt will prepare you for your MTA exam With step by step instructions driven by targeted, easy to understand graphics, you will be able to understand the roles, features, functions, and quirks of Windows Server The book begins with the basics of Windows Server , which includes the installation process and basic configuration You will then move on to roles and features such as Active Directory, Hyper V, Remote Access, Storage, and Printer With the help of real world examples, you will get to grips with the fundamentals of Windows Server , which will help you solve difficult tasks the easy way Later, the book also shows you maintenance and troubleshooting tasks, where with the help of best practices you will be able to manage Windows Serverwith ease Each chapter ends with a questionnaire to ensure you make the best use of the content provided By the end of this book, you will have the knowledge required to administer and manage Windows Server environmentsWhat you will learnBecome familiar with Windows Server OS conceptsLearn how to install Windows Server Learn how to install device drivers and run services in Windows Server Learn how to add and install roles in Windows Server Learn how to apply GPO to your Windows ServerenvironmentLearn how to tune, maintain, update, and troubleshoot Windows Server Prepare for the MTA examWho This Book Is ForIf you are a System administrator or an IT professional interested in configuring and deploying Windows Serverthen, this book is for you This book will also help readers clear the MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals examTable of ContentsIntroducing Windows ServerInstalling Windows ServerPost installation tasks in Windows ServerDirectory Services in Windows ServerAdding roles to Windows ServerVirtualization with WindowsGroup Policy in Windows ServerStoring data in Windows ServerTuning and Maintaining Windows ServerUpdating and Troubleshooting Windows ServerAppendix A Studying and Passing the MTA ExamAppendix B Examples of GPOs for Sys AdminsAppendix C Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows ServerAppendix D Answers to Chapters QuestionsBekim DautiBekim Dauti professionally deals with computer technology, mainly with the administration of computer systems and networks, as well as vocational trainings in Cisco and Microsoft technologies Bekim has a Bachelor s from University of Tirana and a Master s from UMUC Europe, both in Information Technology Additionally, he holds several IT certifications from vendors like ECDL, MOS, CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft, and Sun Microsystems Bekim has contributed tocomputer books, and dozens of articles for PC World Albanian and CIO Albania These days Bekim blogs on Bekim Dauti s Blog, and vlogs on Bekim Dauti s Vlog Currently is working as system administrator at Kosovo Telecom JSC