You are the IT administrator of a small company. The CTO of your company has come to
You are the IT administrator of a small company. The CTO of your company has come to you with a request to build an upgrade and deployment plan to get the existing Windows 2016 environment to the latest and greatest software.
The existing environment consists of:
3 Windows 2016 Active Directory servers
2 Microsoft SQL 2016 Servers
2 Microsoft Exchange 2016 Email servers
2 Linux servers that are running Ubuntu 16.04
As part of this plan, your CTO has asked that a new test environment to be configured so that it can be upgraded to ensure any issues about compatibility can be caught.
Provide report and should cover the following three categories.
- Develop an architecture diagram on the existing environment as well as the test environment.
- How will the two environments communicate with each other.
Provide the enterprise hardware for the test environment. HINT: Focus on re-usability of resources.
Provide a written explanation on the new software versions you picked that will be part of testing the upgrade.
Provide a written explanation on why the hardware was selected