Windows Administration

Windows 2008

  1. Backup with task scheduler: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd834883.aspx
  2. Wbadmin start backup (with samples): https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc742083.aspx
  3. WBadmin start recovery (with samples): https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc742070.aspx
  4. Backup sample:
  5. Scheduled task plus xcopy: xcopy /s /Y D:\CBAP I:\tmp

Verified – done: (Lesson Learned: no space between -backTarget and \\netowrkshare)
start backup -backupTarget:\\networkshare -include:d: [-systemstate] -user:host\user -password:xxxxx -vssFull -quiet

WSUS 3.0

  1. Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Home:
    1. Installation Step by Step guide: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd939822(v=ws.10).aspx
  2. Learning Roadmap by Microsoft: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/2942.windows-server-update-services-learning-roadmap-community-edition.aspx
  3. Software tools to publish 3rd party software updateds thru WSUS:
    1. https://wsuspackagepublisher.codeplex.com/
    2. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb902470(v=vs.85).aspx
    3. https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/122612-how-to-deploy-java-to-clients-using-wsus-package-publisher
    4. http://blog.techygeekshome.info/2013/07/java-client-updates-deployment-using-wsussccmscup-from-an-msi-file/
  4. WSUS for Windows Server 2012: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh852344.aspx

Exchange 2010

  1. How to check membership of a resigned staff and remove the object among groups;

MCSD and MTA

  1. MCSD: https://www.microsoft.com/zh-cn/learning/mcsd-sharepoint-apps-certification.aspx
  2. MTA: https://www.microsoft.com/zh-cn/learning/mta-certification.aspx
  3. Software testing materials- https://mva.microsoft.com/en-US/training-courses/software-testing-fundamentals-8305

AD audit best practices:

–Configuring Audit Policies:https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd277403.aspx

AD OU Structure Best Practices

  • Objectives
    • defined purpose – administration, delegation, policy
  • Approach
    • Security:
      • Logon:
        • Log on without administrative credentials;
        • Using Run as;
      • Rename and disable administrator & guest account;
      • Physically secure all DC;
      • Manage simplified security relationship and administration between forests;
      • Remove all users from the Schema Admins, add user to the group when there is need and remove afterward;
      • Restrict access to shared resources;
    • OU structure

“In the best practices OU model, departments within the domain manage their internal operations, while the domain’s IT staff manages the overall infrastructure”

  • Account OU model
  • Resource OU model
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