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Windows Server 2019 Essential Training Part 3 - Windows Server Enviroments

The course is in 6 sections, so I'll separate them by parts. I do have Windows Server experience, and 2019 is new to me, though the general idea is the same.


✅  Active Directory Domain Services Schema (ADDSS) defines type of objects stored, properties maintained, and how these different bits of data relate to each other.

✅ Active Directory sites/domain/forests have names that aren't an option to change in configuration. In the Sites and Services name, you should change it (Right click it). Name it depending on geographic location.

✅ Link Values are set based on speed or bandwidth. Now we get into path costs and hops, and that's what I was trained in.

✅ Encryption of traffic between VMs on a per-subnet basis! Use Certificates on Hyper-V hosts.
  • Everyone gets a matching certificate
  • Virtual machines/switches are created and managed by network controller.
Reminds me somewhat of CHAP and PAP.

✅ Cluster Sets have consistent hardware and shared namespace. They help with high availability.

✅ Hybrid Cloud Environments sync with on-prem can also use AI machine learning on your local servers. Fits with the hyperconverged infrastructure setup of computing, storage, and  network.

Well, network would be a bit of a toss-up in dealing with cloud, depending on the network in question. A Virtual Network, absolutely.


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