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Updating Applications Infrastructure Skills to Windows Server 2008

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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 three day instructor led course provides students with an understanding of Applications Infrastructure technologies in Windows Server 2008. This course is intended to allow individuals who already have experience with Applications Infrastructure technologies in Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to upgrade their skills to Windows Server 2008.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for IT Professionals experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003, and who hold an MCSE or MCSA certification and/or equivalent knowledge. Before attending this course, delegates must have one or more of the following:

  • On-the-job experience in planning, implementing, managing, or supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2000 or 2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of networking, for example, TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Designed a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  • Designed Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
  • Installed, Configured, and Administered Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Microsoft Vista
  • Course Outline

    Module 1: Server Roles and Initial Configuration Tasks
    • Application Server Roles  • Application Server Features  • Implement a Volume Licensing Strategy using KMS and MAK 
    Lab : Server Roles and Configuration Tasks
    • Perform Initial Configuration Tasks  • Add Windows Features 
    Module 2: Overview of IIS 7.0 Application Server
    • Review of IIS 6.0  • Review SMTP in Windows Server 2008  • Key Improvements in IIS 7.0  • IIS 7.0 Configuration System  • Adding the SMTP Feature 
    Lab : Introducing IIS 7.0
    • Adding the Web Server Role and Additional Services  • Reviewing the IIS 7.0 Administration Interface  • Add an ASP.NET Application 
    Module 3: Managing Web Applications with IIS 7.0
    • Managing IIS 7.0  • Using Hierarchical Configuration Settings  • Delegating Configuration to Non-Administrator Users 
    Lab : Managing Web Applications with IIS 7.0
    • Using IIS 7.0 Configuration Files to Control Delegation  • Extending the User Interface with Custom Features  • Controlling Delegation Using Locking  • Using IIS 7.0 to Configure SSL 
    Module 4: Troubleshooting Web Servers
    • Troubleshooting IIS 7.0  • Using the Runtime Control and Status API  • Using Automatic Failed Request Tracing  • Adding Trace Events to Managed Modules 
    Lab : Troubleshooting Web Servers
    • Tracing Failed Requests  • Using RSCA to View Executing Requests  • Using Managed APIs to Access RSCA Data  • Using Trace Events in ASPX Pages  • Adding Trace Events to Managed Modules 
    Module 5: Introduction to the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Platform
    • Overview of Windows SharePoint Services  • Collaborative Technologies with WSS  • Planning the WSS 3.0 Environment  • Installing and Configuring WSS 3.0 
    Lab : Introduction to the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Platform
    • Installing and Configuring the Central Administration Site  • Creating a Site Connection 
    Module 6: Configuring and Managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
    • Creating and Configuring Sites2  • Managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 
    Lab : Configuring and Managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
    • Starting the Windows SharePoint Services Search Service  • Configuring Alternate Access Mappings  • Managing Site Settings  • Troubleshooting WSS 3.0 Server Performance Issues 
    Module 7: Configuring Terminal Services
    • Terminal Services Overview  • Terminal Services Core Functionality  • Terminal Services Web Access  • Terminal Services Licensing 
    Lab : Exploring Terminal Services
    • Installing Terminal Services  • Remote Desktop Connection  • Configure TS Web Access 
    Module 8: Managing Terminal Services
    • Terminal Services RemoteApp Programs  • Terminal Services Gateway  • Managing Terminal Services 
    Lab : Managing Terminal Services
    • Using Terminal Services RemoteApp Programs  • Configuring Terminal Services Gateway  • Managing TS Remote Programs  • Managing Terminal Server  • Optimizing Terminal Services Performance 
    Module 9: Configuring Storage
    • Preparing Disks  • Managing Disk Properties  • Managing Mounted Drives  • Converting Disks  • Creating Volumes  • Creating Fault-Tolerant Volumes 
    Lab : Configuring Storage
    • Configure partitions and file systems  • Configure Volumes 

    Course Objectives

    After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Configure and use Windows Server as an application server with new Server Roles
  • Use new features in IIS 7.0 Application Server, including the new modular configuration system
  • Manage Web Applications with IIS 7.0
  • Troubleshoot IIS 7.0-based Web servers with automatic failed request tracing and other included features and tools
  • Plan for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 implementation in a variety of network environments
  • Configure and manage Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 from initial setup through troubleshooting and day-to-day operation
  • Use new features in Terminal Services and describe Terminal Services Licensing
  • Use and manage Terminal Services remote programs and gateways, including troubleshooting and performance optimisation
  • Configure disk storage in Windows Server 2008
  • Certification

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

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