This post is for Students who attend any of my Server 2016 Courses and anyone else who is interested Smile

General / Misc stuffNyah-Nyah

Very Important Patch / Update for Server 2016 RTM: http://gj294.co/2gj9eFS

Licensing: http://gj294.co/2gsqsjD

Networking:

Switch Embedded Teaming: http://gj294.co/2gfWGku

What is RDMA: http://gj294.co/2fQhP3Z

Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) and Switch Embedded Teaming (SET): http://gj294.co/2h9cAeF

What is the Windows Server Network Controller? http://gj294.co/2fqsySk


Hyper-V / SCVMM:

How to set up and manage a Hyper-V Failover Cluster, Step by step: http://gj294.co/2f6oHLv

Rolling Cluster Upgrades – How to Deploy Windows Server 2016: http://gj294.co/2gkdq8h

Differance Between HyperV live migration and Quick Migration: http://gj294.co/2fo4DQe

How to Deploy and Manage Storage Spaces Direct Cluster using SCVMM 2016? http://gj294.co/2gkzjUG

Step by step configuration of 2 node Hyper-V Cluster in Windows Server 2012 R2: http://gj294.co/2gfElk1

How to make an existing Hyper-V Virtual Machine Highly Available: http://gj294.co/2fFkjPQ

Hyper-V Relica – The Game Changer: http://gj294.co/2gaSa45

How Hyper-V Replica Actually Works: http://gj294.co/2fYcfNo


DNS / DHCP / IPAM:

DNS

What’s New in DNS Server in Windows Server 2016? http://gj294.co/2fQCnJI

Geo-Location Based Traffic Management Using DNS Policies: http://gj294.co/2fqAbbl

IPAM

How to Install and Configure IPAM Windows Server 2016?  http://gj294.co/2fq4zTn

Walkthrough: Demonstrate IPAM in Windows Server 2012: http://gj294.co/2gjaFnK

Managed Service Accounts

Create the Key Distribution Services KDS Root Key: http://gj294.co/2fq1ZwA

Getting Started with Group Managed Service Accounts: http://gj294.co/2fE9j5r

Simplifying Services with Managed Service Accounts: http://gj294.co/2f5rm8m

Managed Service Accounts GUI: http://gj294.co/2fEienh

Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) and SQL Server 2016: http://gj294.co/2fQhv5h

 

Nano Server:

Creating Nano Servers: http://gj294.co/2fq6ozJ  &  http://gj294.co/2fq6ozJ

Creating Nano Servers using a GUI: http://gj294.co/2fQcVEj

Managing Nano Server: http://gj294.co/2gJpLGE

 

Storage:

Deep Dive: The Storage Pool in Storage Spaces Direct: http://gj294.co/2fnHa1A

Configuring Storage Spaces Direct – Step by Step: http://gj294.co/2gj9lB1

Building Storage Spaces Direct hyper-converged Cluster using Nano Server in virtual Machines: http://gj294.co/2fE8Ikd

IOPs performance on NVMe + HDD configuration with Windows Server 2016 and Storage Spaces Direct:  http://gj294.co/2gn99lu

Spaces Direct Storage Calculator: http://gj294.co/2f6ylxV

Remote Access:

Ignite 2016 Session, Review remote access technologies in Windows Server 2016: http://gj294.co/2fxwkJx

Direct Access Choosing an Internet traffic separation design: http://gj294.co/2fYdex5

Migrating DirectAccess from NLB to External Load Balancer: http://gj294.co/2gGcVIm

Richard Hicks Direct Access Blog: http://gj294.co/2feC5NO (Richard is Mr Direct Access!)

Step-by-Step DirectAccess Configuration on Windows Server 2012 R2: http://gj294.co/2gmuNDC (Same for 2016)

Configuring Direct Access on Server 2012 R2: http://gj294.co/2fLsLx4

Direct Access – Useful Commands for Troubleshooting: http://gj294.co/2gaZxby

AD / DirSync / AD Connect / ADFS:

How to clone a Virtual Domain Controller: http://gj294.co/2f5sglr & http://gj294.co/2f5vOUp

What is an SPN?  http://gj294.co/2fq4miS

Active Directory Features in Different Versions of Windows Server: http://gj294.co/2fnKMR2

AD Connect Articles:

Force replication with Azure Active Directory Connect (AAD Connect) (old Dirsync Start-OnlineCoe

Force AD Connect Synchronization – v1.1.105.0 onwards

Azure AD Connect Health Monitoring and Insights – Step by Step

Enabling and Disabling the AAD Connect Automatic Update / Upgrade Feature

ADFS Articles:

http://thinketg.com/adfs-3-0-logon-page-customization/

http://eimagine.com/adfs-3-0-logon-page-customization/

Deploy ADFS in Azure rather than on prem: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/dn509539.aspx

Federation and Federated Identity: Part 1 AD FS – How Do they Really Work?  http://gj294.co/2gmvUU8

To change the UPN for ALL users in an OU or Domain:

Import-Module ActiveDirectory
 
Get-ADUser -Filter {UserPrincipalName -like "*@corp.msft"} -SearchBase "OU=Test,DC=ad,DC=corp,DC=msft" |
ForEach-Object {
    $UPN = $_.UserPrincipalName.Replace("corp.msft","azurenutters.co.uk")
    Set-ADUser $_ -UserPrincipalName $UPN
}

 

Clustering:

How to Configure Storage Replication using Windows Server 2016: http://gj294.co/2gtacyV

 

 

Containers:

Managing Windows Containers and Hyper-V Containers using PowerShell: http://gj294.co/2gbkUJL

 

Desired State Configuration (DSC):

Introducing PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC): http://gj294.co/2foIDVt

Intro to PowerShell 4.0 Desired State Configuration: http://gj294.co/2ggU3Pw

PowerShell Desired State Configuration: The Basics: http://gj294.co/2glC3RB

Day 1: Intro to PowerShell DSC and Configuring Your First Pull Server : http://gj294.co/2fRaUaL