New administration options on Windows Server 2016

Oct. 8, 2017 0 comments ADMIN Magazine Encryption & Authentication firewall powershell

As you might expect, much that is new in Windows Server 2016 relates to cloud strategies and Microsoft products, whether this be using public cloud offerings with Windows Azure and Office 365, establishing a private cloud with Hyper-V, or linking up your private cloud with public clouds to create a hybrid. Of course, several new features are offered beyond the cloud – in particular, for secure administration. Companies can implement these features immediately after rolling out the new server, without having to update or modify the entire server landscape. To boost security in the enterprise and support state-of-the-art management in distributed and tenanted environments, Microsoft offers Privileged Access Management (PAM) [1] with the Active Directory service on Windows Server 2016, which means improved management of accounts with special privileges. The Basics in Place The Windows security model is complex, and it needs to be to meet a wide variety of requirements. After installing...

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