Windows Server deployment, configuration, and administration

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Windows Server

Learn how to configure and administer Windows Server 2019 securely using the appropriate management tool. Learn to deploy Windows Server and perform post-installation configuration.


To get the best experience from this learning path, you should have knowledge and experience of:

  • Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Basic security best practices.
  • Windows client operating systems such as Windows 10.
  • Working with command line tools.
  • Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
  • Automation and monitoring.

Modules in this learning path

Understand the principle of least privilege, know when to use privileged access workstations, and be able to identify built-in privileged accounts.

Select the most appropriate Windows Server administration tool for a given situation and learn how to use that tool.

Learn to perform post-installation configuration of Windows Server by using several methods and tools.

Learn to install and deploy Windows Server 2019 using deployment accelerators, features on demand, and Windows Deployment Services (WDS).

Select a suitable edition of Windows Server 2019, and then learn to choose the appropriate servicing option and activation method.