How to Cheat at Managing Windows Server Update Services
Over 95% of computers around the world are running at least one Microsoft product. Microsoft Windows Software Update Service is designed to provide patches and updates to every one of these computers. The book will begin by describing the feature set of WSUS, and the benefits it provides to system administrators. Next, the reader will learn the steps that must be taken to configure their servers and workstations to make the compatible with WSUS. A special section then follows to help readers migrate from Microsoft’s earlier update service, Software Update Service (SUS) to WSUS. The next chapters will then address the particular needs and complexities of managing WSUS on an enterprise network. Although WSUS is designed to streamline the update process, this service can still be a challenge for administrators to use effectively. To address these issues, the next chapters deal specifically with common problems that occur and the reader is provides with invaluable troubleshooting information. One of the other primary objectives of WSUS is to improve the overall security of Windows networks by ensuring that all systems have the most recent security updates and patches. To help achieve this goal, the next sections cover securing WSUS itself, so that critical security patches are always applied and cannot be compromised by malicious hackers. * Only book available on Microsoft's brand new, Windows Server Update Services * Employs Syngress' proven "How to Cheat" methodology providing readers with everything they need and nothing they don't * WSUS works with every Microsoft product, meaning any system administrator running a Windows-based network is a potential customer for this book
WSUS 3 Windows Server Update Services 3
Ce livre sur WSUS 3 (Windows Server Update Services 3) s'adresse aux administrateurs système et réseaux en charge de mettre en place une architecture de déploiement des mises à jour Microsoft et ceci de manière centralisée au sein d'un parc informatique. A partir de l'exemple précis d'une entreprise de taille assez importante, l'auteur met en place et configure un ensemble de serveurs WSUS dans le respect de contraintes techniques et organisationnelles décrites dans l'un des chapitres. L'auteur décrit ensuite la gestion des mises à jour et couvre les différentes tâches d'administration au sein de l'infrastructure WSUS pour assurer le suivi et la création des rapports de mises à jour. L'auteur détaille également la résolution d'incidents courants.
Microsoft System Center Software Update Management Field Experience
800x600 Focused technical guidance from System Center experts Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center--this book walks through the tools and resources used to manage the complex task of tracking and applying software updates to client computers in the enterprise using Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2, or later. Written by experts on the Microsoft System Center team and with Microsoft MVP Mitch Tulloch as series editor, this title focuses on maintaining operational efficiency, minimizing security issues, and maintaining the stability of the network infrastructure.
Microsoft System Center Troubleshooting Configuration Manager
Part of a series of specialized guides on System Center - this book focuses on troubleshooting Configuration Manager, which is used to manage a wide range of Microsoft client platforms, server platforms, and mobile devices. Series editor Mitch Tulloch and a team of System Center experts provide concise technical guidance as they step you through key troubleshooting tasks and solutions.
Windows Server 2012 Unleashed
This is the most comprehensive and realistic guide to Windows Server 2012 planning, design, prototyping, implementation, migration, administration, and support. Extensively updated, it contains unsurpassed independent and objective coverage of Windows Server 2012’s key innovations, including improved virtualization components, enhanced security tools, new web and management resources, and Windows 8 integration. Windows Server 2012 Unleashed reflects the authors’ extraordinary experience implementing Windows Server 2012 in large-scale environments since its earliest alpha releases, reaching back more than two years prior to its official launch. Microsoft MVP Rand Morimoto and his colleagues fully address every aspect of deploying and operating Windows Server 2012, including Active Directory, networking and core application services, security, migration from Windows Server 2003/2008, administration, fault tolerance, optimization, troubleshooting, and much more. Valuable for Windows professionals at all skill levels, this book will be especially indispensable for intermediate-to-advanced level professionals seeking expert, in-depth solutions. Every chapter contains tips, tricks, best practices, and lessons learned from actual deployments: practical information for using Windows Server 2012 to solve real business problems. Plan and migrate from Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Leverage powerful capabilities that are truly new in Windows Server 2012 Install Windows Server 2012 and the GUI-less Windows Server Core Upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Utilize advanced AD capabilities including federated forests and identity management Plan and deploy network services, from DNS and DHCP to IPv6, IPAM, and IIS Protect systems and data with server-level security, transport-level security, and security policies Deliver true end-to-end secured anytime/anywhere access to remote/mobile clients Efficiently configure and manage users, sites, OUs, domains, and forests through Server Manager console Create more fault-tolerant environments with DFS, clustering, and Network Load Balancing Leverage major Hyper-V virtualization improvements in availability, redundancy, and guest support Manage Active Directory more efficiently with Active Directory Administrative Center, Best Practice Analyzer, and PowerShell scripts Systematically tune, optimize, debug, and troubleshoot Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 Inside Out
Learn how to conquer Windows Server 2008—from the inside out! Designed for system administrators, this definitive resource features hundreds of timesaving solutions, expert insights, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for administering Windows Server 2008—all in concise, fast-answer format. You will learn how to perform upgrades and migrations, automate deployments, implement security features, manage software updates and patches, administer users and accounts, manage Active Directory directory services, and more. With INSIDE OUT, you’ll discover the best and fastest ways to perform core administrative tasks, with an award-winning format that makes it easy to find exactly the tips, troubleshooting solutions, and workarounds you need. Plus, the companion CD comes packed with a fully searchable eBook and more than 100 timesaving tools and scripts. With INSIDE OUT, you get all muscle and no fluff! For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Exam Ref 70 740 Installation Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-740–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows Server 2016 installation, storage, and compute features and capabilities. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: • Install Windows Servers in host and compute environments • Implement storage solutions • Implement Hyper-V • Implement Windows containers • Implement high availability • Maintain and monitor server environments This Microsoft Exam Ref: • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you • Assumes you have experience working with Windows Server in an enterprise environment; are familiar with core networking infrastructure, topologies, architectures, and protocols; and have experience with Windows clients and virtualization About the Exam Exam 70-740 focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary to implement and configure storage and compute features and functionality in Windows Server 2016. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam earns you credit toward a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification that demonstrates your mastery of core Windows Server 2016 skills for reducing IT costs and delivering more business value. Exam 70-741 (Networking with Windows Server 2016) and Exam 70-742 (Identity with Windows Server 2016) are also required for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 certification. See full details at: microsoft.com/learning
Exam Ref 70 696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps MCSE
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-696--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of managing enterprise devices and apps. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Deploy and manage virtual applications Deploy and manage desktop and mobile applications Plan and implement software updates Manage compliance and Endpoint Protection settings Manage Configuration Manager clients Manage inventory using Configuration Manager Provision and manage mobile devices This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Assumes you have experience with Windows Server, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, Microsoft Intune, and enterprise client management--plus basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell, and application configuration skills.
Exam Ref 70 414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure MCSE
Prepare for Exam 70-414—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of advanced server design, planning, and implementation. Designed for experienced, MCSA-certified professionals ready to advance their status—Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level. Optimize your exam-prep by focusing on the expertise needed to: Manage and Maintain a Server Infrastructure Plan and Implement a Highly Available Enterprise Infrastructure Plan and Implement a Server Virtualization Infrastructure Design and Implement Identity and Access Solutions