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Windows Server 2008 Certification From Activia

Updating Network Infrastructure/Active Directory to Windows Server 2008

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Course Content

Authorised Microsoft Training Course

This is an authorised Microsoft training course, delivered by certified Microsoft trainers at fully equipped centres using the latest equipment, software and course materials. There is no better way to undertake your training, to maximise your learning and ensure the highest marks possible in your certification exams.

Course Aims

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to work with Network Infrastructure and Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2008. This course is intended for individuals who already have experience with Network Infrastructure and Active Directory technologies in Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003 to upgrade their skills to Windows Server 2008. Before attending this course, delegates must have:

  • Experience planning, implementing, managing, maintaining, and securing Microsoft Windows Server 2000 or 2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure server roles
  • Working knowledge of networking, for example, TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Experience installing, configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Microsoft Vista
  • MCSA on Windows Server 2003 or MCSE on Windows Server 2003 recommended
  • Who Should Attend

    This course is intended for IT Professionals experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003, and who hold an MCSE or MCSA certification and/or equivalent knowledge.

    Course Outline

    Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008
    • Server Manager Roles  • Windows Server 2008 Features  • Active Directory Improvements 
    Lab : Configuring Windows Server 2008
    • Initial Configuration Tasks  • Server Manager Console  • Server Manager Wizards  • Windows PowerShell 
    Module 2: Windows Deployment Services
    • Introducing Windows Deployment Services  • WDS Components 
    Lab : Working With Windows Deployment Services
    • Install and Configure Windows Deployment Services  • Working with Images  • Creating Images  • Using Unattend Files 
    Module 3: Windows Server 2008 Server Core
    • Server Core Introduction  • Configuring and Managing Server Core 
    Lab : Server Core
    • Installing Windows Server Core  • Configure Server Core  • Add and Configure Server Roles  • Add Backup Feature  • Managing Server Core 
    Module 4: Windows Backup
    • Backup Infrastructure  • Optical Media  • Restore Utilities 
    Lab : Backup and Restore System Data
    • Perform Installation Tasks  • Schedule a Backup  • Create a Manual Backup  • Schedule Daily AD DS Backup via Command Line  • Backup and Recovery with Vista Client  • Restore Files and Folders  • Perform Windows RE Tasks 
    Module 5: Windows Server 2008 Updates to Networking
    • Networking with Windows Server 2008  • New Networking Features  • DNS with Windows Server 2008  • Configuring Routing  • Configuring Wireless Settings in Server 2008 
    Lab : Reviewing Networking Defaults and Settings
    • Review the Network Center  • Creating Domain Isolation Policies  • Create a Centralized QoS Policy  • Communicate with Link-Local Addresses 
    Lab : DNS Management Settings
    • Creating Zones in Windows Server 2008  • Create Resource Records  • Configure Zone Transfers 
    Module 6: Network Policies and Access Protection
    • Network Policies Access Protection  • Enforcement Options  • Network Access Protection Scenarios  • Routing and Remote Access 
    Lab : Using Network Access Protection
    • Configuring Network Access Protection for DHCP  • Configuring Network Access Protection for VPN  • Configuring Network Access Protection for IPsec 
    Module 7: Hyper-V
    • Introducing Hyper-V  • Configuring Hyper-V 
    Lab : Configuring Hyper-V
    • Install and Configure Hyper-V  • Configure Virtual Networks  • Add Virtual Machines  • Monitoring and Optimization 
    Module 8: Planning for Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Services
    • Planning for AD DS Deployment  • Upgrade Considerations 
    Lab : Installing a Windows Server 2008 Forest
    • Install a New Forest 
    Lab : Installing Windows Server 2008 in an Existing Forest
    • Install a Windows Server 2008 DC in an Existing Forest  • Verify Active Directory Installation 
    Module 9: Active Directory Domain Services
    • What’s New in AD DS  • Manageability and Reliability 
    Lab : Exploring Active Directory Domain Services
    • Create Accounts  • Review Operations Masters Role  • Review Sites  • Working with Subnets  • Working with Site-Links  • AD DS and Group Policy  • Review DNS Configuration 
    Module 10: Identity and Access Services in Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
    • Active Directory Federation Services  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services  • Active Directory Rights Management Services 
    Lab : Active Directory Federation Services
    • Install AD FS  • Configure Certificates  • Configure Web Server  • Configure the Account Federation Server  • Configure the Resource Federation Server  • Access Application from Client Computer 
    Module 11: Read-Only Domain Controllers
    • Read-Only Domain Controllers  • Read-Only Domain Controller Operation 
    Lab : Read-Only Domain Controllers
    • Deploying an RODC  • Administering an RODC 
    Module 12: Auditing Active Directory Domain Services Changes
    • What’s New in AD DS Auditing  • Implementing AD DS Change Auditing 
    Lab : Using AD DS Auditing
    • Set-up AD DS Auditing  • Create and View Auditing Events 
    Module 13: Enterprise PKI Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)
    • Certificate Authority 
    Lab : PKI Enhancements in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
    • Add a Certificate Server Role  • Exploring New Enrollment UI  • Introducing CA performance monitors UI  • Exploring delegated enrollment UI  • Introducing OCSP configuration UI  • Explore Certificate Revocation 
    Module 14: High Availability Features
    • Failover Clustering  • Network Load Balancing 
    Lab : High Availability Features
    • Installing a Two-Node File Server Cluster  • Configure Network Load Balancing with IIS 
    Module 15: Performance Monitoring and Optimization
    • Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor  • Microsoft Windows System Resource Manager  • Monitoring Events 
    Lab : Performance Monitoring and Optimization
    • Reviewing Performance and Reliability Monitoring  • Key Scenarios for Monitoring Performance and Reliability  • Add Windows System Resource Manager Feature  • Windows System Resource Manager Scenarios  • Configure Windows System Resource Manager for Terminal Services 
    Module 16: Software Maintenance Using Windows Server Update Services
    • Introduction to Windows Server Update Services  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server Update Services  • Managing Windows Server Update Services 
    Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows Server Update Services
    • Install Prerequisites  • Install WSUS  • Restore a WSUS Installation  • Create a Computer Group and Manage Updates 

    Course Objectives

    After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2008
  • Add and configure Windows Server Core roles
  • Explain the new backup infrastructure, including Volume Shadow Copy Service
  • Identify new and improved networking features with Windows Server 2008
  • Configure Hyper-V virtual machines
  • Identify considerations when upgrading from a Windows Server 2003 to a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory infrastructure
  • Install and configure Active Directory Federation Services, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, and Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Use Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Identify new features in AD DS auditing
  • Implement AD DS auditing
  • Configure Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering
  • Configure Windows Server 2008 Network Load Balancing
  • Certification

    Microsoft Course 6416B
    Microsoft Exam 70-648 to upgrade your MCSA to 2 MCTS certifications
    Microsoft Exam 70-649 to upgrade your MCSA to 3 MCTS certifications (also need course 6417B)

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