This assignment is aimed to configure and troubleshoot server features such as Active directory, forest and accounts, whilst applying standard and emerging tools and techniques for system management. And to develop and configure server architecture within the context of constantly changing modern industry requirements. This assignment also gives an opportunity to learn to manage servers and resources to support enterprise information systems by installing, configuring, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting and managing various servers for an organisation
The main aim of this study to demonstrate the configuration and troubleshoot the server features such as active directory, forest and accounts, emerging tools and techniques for the system management. Several processes have been mentioned such as installation, testing, monitoring, managing, configuring, troubleshooting, etc in various server. With Windows Server 2012, you introduce Active Directory in a two-section prepare. To begin with you begin the procedure in Server Manager by tapping or clicking Manage and after that Add Roles And Features. This runs the Add Parts And Features Wizard, which you use to determine that you need to add the AD DS part to the server. This introduces parallels required for the part, and the advance of this procedure is appeared on the Installation Advance page. Parallels expected to introduce parts and components are alluded to as payloads. With Windows Server 2012, not exclusively would you be able to uninstall a part or highlight, yet you likewise can uninstall and expel the payload for that element or part utilizing the –Remove parameter of the Uninstall-WindowsFeature cmdlet. You can reestablish an expelled payload utilizing the Install-WindowsFeature cmdlet. Naturally, payloads are reestablished through Windows Update. Utilize the –Source parameter to reestablish a payload from a WIM mount point.
This particular study explains the configuration process guidelines for installation, configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, etc for a server. This study describes all the steps of server configuration processes. Apart from that, screenshot and commands of the configuration has been also provided in this report.
Guidelines for Configuration Process
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is a perfect first server for independent companies with up to 25 clients and 50 gadgets. For associations with up to 100 clients and 200 gadgets, you can now utilize Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Windows Server Essentials Experience part introduced. This subject location both situations.
Windows Server Essentials Experience, the new server part in Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, empowers you to exploit every one of the elements, (for example, Remote Web Access and PC reinforcement) that are accessible to you in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials without the locks and restrains that are implemented in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. This server part is likewise accessible in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials and is empowered of course. It must be the space controller at the base of the timberland and area, and must hold all the FSMO parts. It cannot be introduced in a situation with a prior Active Directory space.
This document provides step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring Windows Server Essentials. Depending on your network environment, you have the following installation options available to you:
- Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials (with the Windows Server Essentials Experience role enabled by default)
- Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard with the Windows Server Essentials Experience role installed
- Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter with the Windows Server Essentials Experience role installed
To setup the directory quickly and configure the physical server, need to follow the process
Step 1: After the Windows Welcome page, the Configure Windows Server Essentials Wizard is visible on your desktop.
Step 2: The server will restart multiple times during the configuration process, and your logons will be automatic until the configuration is finished. This process takes about 20 minutes.
Step 3: On the desktop, click the Dashboard icon to start the server Dashboard. On the Home page, complete the Getting Started tasks listed on the Setup tab.
In order to deploy the windows server essential experience role in the Windows Server 2012 R2. Following process has been followed:
Step 1: Log on to your server as a local administrator.
Step 2: Open Server Manager, and then click Add Roles and Features.
Step 3: In Select server roles, select the Windows Server Essentials Experience role. In the dialog box, click Add Features, and then click Next.
Step 4: In Features, click Next.
Step 5: Review the Windows Server Essentials Experience role description, and then click Next.
Step 6: In the pages that follow, click Next, and then on the confirmation page, click Install.
Step 7: After the installation is complete, Windows Server Essentials Experience should be listed as a server role in Server Manager.
Step 8: In the flag notification area in Server Manager, click the flag, and then click Configure Windows Server Essentials.
Step 9: (Optional) Change the server name if needed.
Therefore, we have now figured out how to introduce Active Directory on Windows Server 2012 from the Active Index Domain Services Configuration Wizard by tapping or tapping the Promote This Server To A Space Controller connect on the Installation Progress page. This wizard replaces Dcpromo.exe, which was utilized already to promote space controllers. The wizard additionally will run Adprep.exe to get ready blueprint as fitting. In the event that you don't run Adprep.exe independently in advance and you are introducing the principal space controller that runs Windows Server 2012 in some current space or backwoods, the wizard will incite you to supply qualifications to run Adprep charges. To set up some backwoods, you have to give qualifications to an individual from the Enterprise Admins gathering, the Schema Admins gathering, and the Domain Admins aggregate in the area that has the diagram ace. To set up a space, you have to give certifications to an individual from the Domain Admins gathering. The Services tile in the Server Manager show is like the customary Services snap-in for MMC found in past forms of Windows Server. Nonetheless, in spite of the fact that you can begin and stop an administration in Server Manager, you can't change its Start Type, which indicates whether the administration ought to begin naturally with the working framework. To do that you should utilize the Administrations MMC snap-in or the Set-Service cmdlet in Windows PowerShell. Another distinction of the Services tile in Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Manager is that this tile shows up in numerous areas all through Server Manager and in each place, it shows a rundown of administrations for an alternate setting. This is a decent case of the authoritative guideline of the new Server Manager. Similar instruments, rehashed in many spots, give a predictable administration interface to various arrangements of segments. Windows Server 2012 R2 likewise incorporates an element that consolidates IPsec information security into the Windows Firewall. The IP Security (IPsec) measures are a gathering of archives that characterize a technique for securing information while it is in travel over a TCP/IP organize. IPsec incorporates an association foundation schedule, amid which PCs confirm each other sometime recently transmitting information, and a system called burrowing, in which information bundles are epitomized inside different parcels for their security.
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