Skip to main content

Windows Server 2019 Essential Training Part 2 - Management and Administration

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.



💠 Powershell is A) A scripting language, and B) Is an application with a command based shell to run and create your own Powershell scripts and modules (a collection of scripts, modules, and functions).

💠 PowerShellGit is used to download packages from GitHub. Is it the equivalent of 'apt-get'?


💠 You can remote the Domain Controller from Powershell. Consider the permissions, who is logged into the target machine. Other parameters may be needed.

💠 Invoke-Command -ScriptBlock {cmdlets} -ComputerNames("name1", "name2") can be used to run the same command on multiple domain controllers and servers.

💠 Windows Admin Center is a browser-based app for managing clusters, servers, and Windows 10 PCs. Check your SSL certificates!

💠 When installing a role or a feature, you're prompted to install GUI and Powershell tools for management. if you're in the GUI (Server Manager). In PS, you have to spell it out with the parameter -IncludeManagementTools.

💠 RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) are downloadable on Microsoft's website. Be mindful of the one you pick - What updates do you have? What version?

💠 Features list in 'Add Roles and Features Wizard' includes 'Server Admin Tools' as 'Remote Server Admin Tools' because Server Manager assumes you're there to manage a role somewhere else.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

What Do You Need? [AKA; List of Offered Services / My Next Role] (2020)

UPDATED 2021 I am a trusted outsourced remote consultant for your company.   I enjoy having the flexibility to take on temporary projects from time to time! I start at part-time, temp work for now. If we like each other, we can renegotiate. If anything sounds weird, out there, or unusual - Feel free to e-mail me .  3 Services Offered Technical: Cloud Technician     Azure [ See tag ] WORKING ON: Infrastructure As Code (Specifically Terraform/Azure and CloudFormation/AWS)  Support [Web: Example Job Description ] [Text : Example Description ]     I help you with adjustments in HTML, CSS, and Javascript.     When you email a business a question and they answer? That's me.   IT Operations Tech [ Example Job Description ]     Hardware and SaaS support.     Cisco routing and switching (Networking). CCNA, A+, Sec+, Azure certified WORKING ON: Junos Networking  Writing :      You want to pay me to write more of *waves hand* this blog? I am game .     I write B2C e-mails going out to o

Contactless Tech’s Role in the New Guest Experience ft. Intelity and The George

 Contactless hospitality technology is growing. You want to get away, and you'll be damned if a little thing like a deadly virus will stop you! But you still don't want to touch things. Ew. During the chat between INTELITY CEO Robert Stevenson and THE GEORGE Director of Operations Kerrie Hunter, you’ll learn how the historic boutique hotel has adapted a mobile-first guest experience in the wake of COVID-19—and how they see contactless technology affecting the future of hospitality. I don't remember how I found INTELITY (probably hoping to score a position with them), but I liked them enough to stay on the e-mail lists.  

Connecting IoT Devices to a Registration Server (Packet Tracer, Cisco)

In Packet Tracer, a demo software made by Cisco Systems. It certainly has changed a lot since 2016. It's almost an Olympic feat to even get started with it now, but it does look snazzy. This is for the new CCNA, that integrates, among other things, IoT and Automation, which I've worked on here before. Instructions here . I don't know if this is an aspect of "Let's make sure people are paying attention and not simply following blindly", or an oversight - The instructions indicate a Meraki Server, when a regular one is the working option here. I have to enable the IoT service on this server. Also, we assign the server an IPv4 address from a DHCP pool instead of giving it a static one. For something that handles our IoT business, perhaps that's safer; Getting a new IPv4 address every week or so is a minimal step against an intruder, but it is a step. There are no devices associated with this new server; In an earlier lab (not shown), I attached them to 'H