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Ch 15: Maintaining & Monitoring Windows Server 2016

About This Chapter

This chapter reviews how to implement updates and properly monitor Windows Server 2016. The brief but information-packed lessons can help computer science students or network professionals to understand and utilize these functions.

Maintaining and Monitoring Windows Server 2016 - Chapter Summary

Maintaining a properly functioning Windows Server 2016 requires attention to updates, upgrades and performance monitoring. This chapter provides information for those who currently work with Windows Server 2016 or those who wish to develop a skill set in this area. These short, engaging lessons provide provide you with practical knowledge and highly useable practice in these tasks. When you've worked through the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of updates to Windows Server 2016
  • Explain the steps for updates
  • Tell about WSUS (Windows Server Update Services)
  • Describe Windows Server 2016 Backup Utility and steps for its use
  • Utilize PowerShell commands for updates
  • Tell about rolling updates
  • Recognize why monitoring is important

6 Lessons in Chapter 15: Maintaining & Monitoring Windows Server 2016
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Windows Server Updates: Benefits, Challenges & Methods

1. Windows Server Updates: Benefits, Challenges & Methods

Microsoft Windows Update helps keep your server up-to-date and therefore more secure. In this lesson, you will learn about using Windows Update and its benefits and challenges.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS): Definition, Uses & Setup

2. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS): Definition, Uses & Setup

This lesson defines what Windows Server Update Services is, describes its benefits and drawbacks, and explains how to setup and configure a new WSUS server.

Windows Server 2016 Backup Utility: Definition, Configuration & Management

3. Windows Server 2016 Backup Utility: Definition, Configuration & Management

In this lesson, you will learn the steps to use the Windows Server 2016 Backup utility including the types of data to back up, backup scheduling, and restoring system state data.

PowerShell Commands for Windows Server 2016 Updates: List, Uses & Examples

4. PowerShell Commands for Windows Server 2016 Updates: List, Uses & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn Windows PowerShell commands used for Windows Server 2016 updates and administration. We'll cover backup commands and other related commands.

Rolling Upgrades & Virtual Memory Network Adapters in Windows Server 2016

5. Rolling Upgrades & Virtual Memory Network Adapters in Windows Server 2016

In this lesson, we will discuss rolling upgrades in Windows Server 2016 and how they work to prevent service disruption during system updates. Additionally, we will discuss how Windows Server 2016 gives admins the ability to hot-add or remove virtual memory network adapters.

Windows Server 2016 Performance Monitoring: Tools, Elements & Importance

6. Windows Server 2016 Performance Monitoring: Tools, Elements & Importance

Server performance monitoring is important to ensure that services are always available to the end user. This lesson will explain the importance of performance monitoring, describe monitoring tools and discuss the elements that need to be monitored.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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