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PowerShell and WMI by Foreword by Ed Wilson, Richard Siddaway

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Chapter 13. Configuring a server

 

This chapter covers
  • Renaming a server and joining it to a domain
  • Configuring network adapter settings
  • Setting the license key and activating a server
  • Setting the power plan

 

I add servers to my test domain on a regular basis. An organization of any size could be adding many servers over the course of a year, especially if they’re undertaking a major piece of infrastructure work, such as server consolidation or the introduction of a thin client environment using Terminal Services or Citrix. The key premise of this chapter is that you’re adding a new server to a domain. Many of the techniques are still valid in a workgroup environment, but most organizations with more than a handful of computers will ...

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