Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Manage Windows Services Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure Windows Services

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Manage services and their properties
  • Configure a service account for IIS

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Understand services - Startup types, recovery options, delayed startup, Run As settings for a service, stopping or pausing a service, service accounts, dependencies

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 45 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure Windows Services

Windows Services are applications that are enabled to launch and run in the background before the user has signed-in to the computer. These background services provide essential features to make the operating system fully functional and support server-based applications such as messaging or databases that you may install on Windows Server.

There are numerous background operating system services that are automatically started by Windows such as Server and Workstation. For example, the Server service gives Windows the capability to share its folders, files, and printers to other users. Whereas, the Workstation service allows a Windows computer to connect to shared resources from other computers in the network.

In this exercise, you will stop, start, restart, and disable the Server service in Windows Server 2016 and wrap-up the activity by configuring a service account for an Application Pool in Internet Information Services.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Start, stop Windows Services
  • Configure a service account for IIS application pool

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