Server uses different software in order to optimize its capability. Microsoft introduced Windows Server 2016 as upgrade version from previous one. It has more capabilities, specifically for cloud and virtual computing. Managing this software is not difficult when you are familiar, but new features many be new thing that needs utmost attention.
Managing Windows Server 2016
First thing to do is installation. Windows Server consists of several types, depending on where you want to install. Server for private and standalone network is different. You have to adjust server with preference and hardware availability. Installation may be on virtual device or computer. For your information, server does not have to be dedicated computer.
Numbers of users
Server has a function to provide data for client or user. In order to manage server properly, administrator has to know the number of users that regularly access this server. Windows server is flexible software for multipurpose. You can use it to manage website alongside its users. Most of website developers recommend it because it’s quite similar to usual Windows-based operating system.
The number of users may be computers that act as client. Company creates database and server to provide material for working. As you know, database and server is different section. Good news is this software can access any database, though it uses different coding and structure. Determining users and client is important to allocate resource, such as bandwidth. Of course, more users require much bandwidth.
Private or public network
What is difference between private and public network? You can install the system only for specific environment in company. It may be called as private network. Only authorized users can access database and server. Moreover, administrator determines user level based on network purpose.
Website is the example of public network because everyone can access it easily. You may create exception to limit accessibility based on country or IP address area. Private and public state depends on accessibility level from user perspective. The network may be private and public at the same time, but for different users. Windows Server 2016 is capable to manage into this mode to fulfill any demand.
You may think that all networks will use internet connection. In general, internet is one of tools to let client or user obtain the data from server. There is no obligatory rule to use internet, but Windows Server is developed to ease the accessibility. User may work via smartphone or remote area without attending into specific location.
If you install server on your private computer, any changing can be done directly. On the other side, administrator and users may not be at nearby environment. You need Remote Desktop application. This app helps to connect computer to the server via internet or wireless connection.
Windows Server is able to automate the procedure. Repetition task can be done with few scripts. Administrator just monitors and manages the traffic, but all tasks will be in automation mode. It is very helpful because it saves the time and reduces the resource.