Configuring service authentication & account policies in Windows Server 2016

Many apps and services that you install on Windows Server run in the security context of a user account, known as a service account. In Skill 2.1 from Exam Ref 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016, learn how account policies enable you to control fundamental security features and how these features help secure your network—and…

Installing, upgrading, and migrating servers and workloads

In Skill 1.1 from Exam Ref 70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016, review installation requirements for the base installation of Windows Server and learn how Windows Server 2016 differs from previous versions.

Implementing Windows containers

The containers feature virtualizes operating systems in Windows Server 2016. In this chapter from Exam Ref 70-740 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016, learn how to deploy and manage Windows containers in cooperation with Docker.

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