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Max number of physical memory on Win Server 2012

4TB

2

Max number of virtual processors per host in Win Server '12

2048

3

List the editions of Windows Server 2012

Standard
Essentials
Foundation
Datacenter

4

Limitations on the Essentials edition

For small business. Up to 25 users, 50 devices and running on servers with up to two processors

5

What edition of server 2012 r2 is free?

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 is a free download

6

Big differences between Enterprise and Standard editions

Number of virtualized Windows Servers you can run. Standard is only 2. Datacenter is as many as you want.

7

Microsoft's cloud-based service?

Azure

8

MAP

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
Agentless (no clients on your PCs)
Scans the network to inventory your current IT infrastructure and generates a readiness profile for your network.

9

2008 R2 Enterprise SP1 upgrade paths to

Standard or Datacenter 2012

10

2008 Datacenter upgrade paths to

Data center 2012

11

Web server 2008 R2 upgrade path to

2012 R2 Standard

12

2008 Standard upgrades to

Standard 2012
Datacenter 2012

13

Min Hardware for Server 2012

1.4GHz 64-bit CPU
512 MB RAM
32 GB free disk space
GB Ethernet
DVD-ROM drive

14

Preparing for installing Win Server 2012 -- Steps

Disable AV software
Disconnect UPS
Back up servers
Be aware / disable Windows Firewall
Supply mass storage drivers

15

Advantages to running server core

Command line (faster to do things!)
More secure -- most updates apply to the GUI. Reduced attack surface
Fewer drivers required

16

Server Core Installation is defined by

No user interface
Fewer resource overhead
Recommended install
Managed via PS comand line

17

GUI installation is

Graphical management tools
User interface
Features server manager
Features MMC -- Microsoft Management Consol

18

What are the two components of a virtual machine?

VHD (virtual hard drive), XML file

19

Components of a Windows Installation

Setup.exe
Win PE (Windows Preinstallation Environment)
WIM Files

20

Win PE does what

runs setups
allows for recoveries

21

WIM Files

Windows Image Manager file -- contains an image of the system to be installed.

22

Advantages of a WIM file over past .cab files.

Hardware Agnostic. Can build a standard server image and it will work on a variety of hardware.

Compressed

Can have multiple images on a WIM file.

23

Tools and processes for creating a custom image for Windows Server

Downloading & installing ADK
Create Win PE (for capturing images)
Create answer filr (for reference server)
Install reference server
Customize server
Sysprep to make the system generic
Capture ref server image

24

ADK

Assessment and Deployment Toolkit -- Gives you a set of tools to administrate windows images (WIM)

25

RSAT

Remote Server Administration Tools -- Tools for specific features (SMTP, failover clusters, etc) that allows you to remotely manage those features.

26

IPAM

IP Address Management feature

27

Powershell for installing telnet to a remote server.

enter-pssession Server-Name
install-windowsfeature telnet

OR

invoke-command Server-Name1, Server-Name2, Server-Name3 -scriptblock {install-windowsfeature telnet}

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How would you use server manager on Windows 8

RSAT tools -- Remote Server Administration Tools

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Gets you access to a minimalist set of options / menu system from Server Core. Type from the core command prompt

sconfig

30

PS command to list the features installed on a server

get-windowsfeature