Understanding the Registry

Last Updated On : Tuesday, May 22, 2018The registry is a central, secure database in which Windows stores all hardware configuration information, software configuration information, and system security policies. Components that use the registry include the Windows kernel, device drivers, setup programs, hardware profiles, and user profiles. Most of the time, you will not need […]

Managing Services

Last Updated On : Tuesday, May 22, 2018Managing services includes the deep understanding of the Services console located under Administrative Tools. The Services snap-in is also included in the Computer Management and Server Manager consoles. You can also execute mmc services.mmc from a command prompt, Start Search box, or Run box. See Figure 1. A […]

Managing Roles and Features

Last Updated On : Tuesday, June 30, 2015——————————————- As mentioned in #Lesson 1, a server is designed to provide network services andresources. Windows Server 2008 R2 has organized the most common services into server roles. Typically, you would install those roles using Server Manager. In addition, Windows Server 2008 R2 includes many features that are […]

Managing Programs

Last Updated On : Tuesday, June 30, 2015—————————————————— Windows Server 2008 R2 includes many roles and features to provide a wide range of network services. However, you will often have to install programs. Some of these programs such as SQL Server or Exchange come from Microsoft, while many others do not. Therefore, you will need […]