Complete Windows Server Administration Course

Installation and configuration of Domain Controller, Active Directory, DNS, WebServer (IIS), Group Policy, WSUS and more

Complete Windows Server Administration Course
Complete Windows Server Administration Course

Complete Windows Server Administration Course udemy course

Installation and configuration of Domain Controller, Active Directory, DNS, WebServer (IIS), Group Policy, WSUS and more

What you'll learn:

  • Students will be able to install, configure and manage Windows server
  • Create Users, Groups and OUs with Active Directory Users & Computers
  • Group Policy Management
  • Domain Controller and DNS Management
  • Virtual Technology Installation and Configuration
  • Disk Management
  • WSUS Server Administration
  • WebServer (IIS) Administration
  • FTP Server Installation, Configuration and Management


  • Windows or MAC Computer (either one is fine)
  • Computer should have at least 4G RAM, 64bit processor and 100G of HD
  • Internet Access (required for download and installation)


Windows is one of the basic operating system that every person should know if you want to get into IT.  Whether you are just starting your career or moving up in your existing IT field, you always have to start with Windows and this course will teach you everything you need to know about Windows 2016 administration

In this course you will  learn Windows 2016 installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, command line, OS tools and much more...  I have also included Resume and Interview workshop that will definitely help you get your  dream IT job.
Complete Windows Server Administration Course Udemy

In addition to the lectures there will be quizzes, homework and hand-out material just like a live classroom training

I have been teaching this exact course in a classroom environment in New York City.  Please note 80% of my students who took this course got the job in Windows within months.  Imagine those who take my course only to level  up their career, how productive this training can be for them

Following is the list of topics I will cover in this course:

Module 1 – Understanding of Microsoft Windows

•      What is Windows?

•      Different Versions of Windows

•      Microsoft Background and Products

•      Windows Market Share - Everyday Windows

•      Windows vs. Linux vs. MAC

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 2 – Setting up a Lab

•      Oracle Virtual Box

•      Installing Oracle Virtual Box

•      Creating First Virtual Machine

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 3 - Windows Installation and Configuration

•      Different Ways to Install OS

•      Downloading Windows Server 2016

•      Installing Windows Server 2016

•      Adding Resources

•      Hostname and System Information

•      Windows Server GUI Overview

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 4 - System Access and File System

•      Accessing Windows System

•      File System and Description

•      Navigating to File System

•      File Types and Creation

•      File Properties

•      Finding Files and Directories

•      File Maintenance (copy, delete, move and rename)

•      Files Operations

•      File Editing Short-Cut Keys

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 5 - System Administration

•      User Account Management

•      Elevating User Roles

•      Monitor Users Activity (Task manager and command line)

•      System Utilities Under Accessories

•      Programs and Service Management (Control panel and services)

•      System Resource Monitoring (Task Manager)

•      Windows Event Logs

•      System Maintenance

•      Jobs and Schedules

•      Windows Settings

•      Server Manager Dashboard

•      Installing and Uninstalling Programs

•      Windows Applications (Microsoft or 3rd Party)

•      Windows Short-Cut Keys (e.g. Alt+Ctl+Del etc.)

•      Check System Hardware

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 6 - Advance Windows Administration

•      Roles vs. Features

•      Adding Roles and Features

•      What is Domain Controller?

•      Domain Controller and Active Directory

•      Active Directory Prerequisites

•      What is DNS?

•      Active Directory Installation

•      Active Directory "Users and Computers“

•      Active Directory User Account Management

•      Installing Windows Client

•      Joining the Domain from Windows 7 and 10

•      Active Directory "Administrative Center“

•      Active Directory "Domain and Trust“

•      Active Directory "Module for Windows PowerShell“

•      Active Directory "Site and Services“

•      Group Policy Management

•      DNS Administration

•      Web Server (IIS) Installation

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 7 - Windows Scripting and Command Line

•      Windows Batch Scripting

•      First Batch Script "Hello World“

•      Script to Automate Simple Tasks

•      Windows PowerShell

•      Windows PowerShell Commands

•      Windows PowerShell ISE (Integrated Scripting Environment)

•      Windows Management Instrument (WMIC)

•      Difference Between DOS and PowerShell

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 8 - Networking and System Updates

•      What is NIC?

•      Enable Internet on the VM

•      NIC Teaming

•      Network Configuration

•      Windows Updates

•      NTP Configuration

•      File Transfer Methods

•      FTP Server Installation and Configuration

•      Sharing FileSystem (Samba or NFS)

•      WSUS Server Installation and Configuration

•      Windows Firewall

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 9 – Storage Management

•      What is Computer Storage?

•      Type of Computer Storage

•      How to Add Disk

•      Extend an Existing Disk

•      Disk Cleanup and Defragmentation

•      RAID

•      Windows Backup and Restore

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Module 10 - Additional Resources

•      What is IT?

•      IT Components

•      Facts about IT

•      IT Management Jobs

•      Resume Workshop

•      Interview Workshop

•      Post Resume and What to Expect

•      VMWare Workstation Player Download and Installation

•      Install Oracle VirtualBox on MAC

•      Quiz, Handouts and Homework


Here is the testimonial from my students:

  • As a System Administrator, I knew a lot of what you explained in this course. But there were a few new things I was able to learn and so far, it has paid of wonderfully. I feel I am now on my way to Senior System Administrator and I have you to thank for helping me get there. I really enjoyed this course! Thank you so much again!! -- Riley Wright

  • Imran is a very knowledgeable and engaging instructor. As others have said, you can tell that he is not just trying to sell a course, but that he is invested in giving his students a strong career foundation with a positive and approachable attitude. He is also entertaining with his use of pop culture and practical work examples. It really feels like you're in a classroom with him. I'm taking this course mainly as a hobbyist, but got a lot from it already. The homework assignments, quizzes, and handouts help reinforce the material.   -- Raymond B.  (Udemy Student)

  • Main thing about course is its simplicity and the hierarchy. Design is very good and easy which helps to understand things better.  -- Akash Garg (Udemy Student)

  • I just love the teaching ad the learning experience I am getting  -- Jacob Samba (Udemy Student)

  • Very useful course, even an absolute beginner can able to understand perfectly this course. You're a great guy Imran:) -- E Vigneshwaran (Udemy Student)

  • The course is run very well and I really like the handouts and the homework that is assigned. The homework helps me learn and continue with the learning process even when adult life is still progressing forward.  -- Thomas Rogers (Udemy Student)

  • I am preparing for the server exam and this course has been awesome. I appreciate the time and effort to explain all parts of the OS. -- Victoria Worthy (Udemy Student)

  • Course encouraging as it added values to my skills in Windows Server 2016 with basic fundamental details on scripting and building website. Well it was not in depth yet it still gives clear clue on where to start from. All lesson we deliver in a professional, clear and precise that one can build there own server from scratch to end. Thanks you. -- Karvee Kolliemelen (Udemy Student)

  • I genuinely look forward to additional courses in the future. This has been so informative. You hear the name oracle all the time, but this was well put in layman’s terms  -- Atoofa Hasan (Classroom Student)

  • Imran Afzal eats, breathes and sleeps in Windows and Linux! He really knows his stuff. I feel like he has brought me from a novice level education to masters level in a short time period. Anyone who is looking to get a job in Linux should definitely take this course.  -- TJ Walker (Udemy Student)

Who this course is for:

Course Details:

  • 14 hours on-demand video
  • 21 articles
  • 43 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of completion

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