This five-day instructor-led course will provide you with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and R2 environment. This course covers the core skills required by anyone working with Windows Server 2008 Servers.
- At least one year experience operating Windows Servers account management, server maintenance, server monitoring, or server security.
- Certification related to the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, and Windows Server Administration Fundamentals designations, or equivalent knowledge as outlined in M6420, Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 (GK Premier)
- A+, Server+, hardware portion of Network+, or equivalent knowledge.
- Working knowledge of networking technologies and intermediate understanding of network operating systems.
- Basic knowledge of Active Directory and TCP/IP
- An understanding of security concepts,methodologies and basic knowledge of scripting tools (PowerShell and WMI.)
Module 1: Overview of the Windows Server 2008 Management
- Understanding the Windows Server 2008 Environment
- Overview of Windows Server 2008 Server Roles and Features
- Windows Server 2008 Administration Tools
- Managing Windows Server 2008 Server Core
Module 2: Managing Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Roles
- Understanding IPv6 Addressing
- Overview of the Domain Name System Server Role
- Configuring DNS Zones
- Overview of the DHCP Server Role
- Configuring DHCP Scopes and Options
Module 3: Configuring Access to File Services
- Overview of Access Control
- Managing NTFS File and Folder Permissions
- Managing Permissions for Shared Resources
- Determining Effective Permissions
Module 4: Configuring and Managing Distributed File System
- Distributed File System Overview
- Configuring DFS Namespaces
- Configuring DFS Replication
Module 5: Managing File Resources by Using File Server Resource Manager
- Overview of File Server Resource Manager
- Configuring Quota Management
- Implementing File Screening
- Managing Storage Reports
- Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
Module 6: Configuring and Securing Remote Access
- Configuring aVPN Connection
- Overview of Network Policies
- Integrating Network Access Protection with VPNs
- Configuring VPN Enforcement by Using NAP
- Overview of and Deploying Direct Access
Module 7: Managing Active Directory Domain Services
- Overview of the Active Directory Infrastructure
- Working with Active Directory Administration Tools
- Managing User Accounts,Computer Accounts
- Managing Groups
- Using Queries to Locate Objects in AD DS
Module 8: Configuring Active Directory Object Administration and Domain Trust
- Configuring Active Directory Object Administration
- Configuring Active Directory Trusts
Module 9: Creating and Managing Group Policy Objects
- Overview of Group Policy
- Configuring the Scope of Group Policy Objects
- Managing Group Policy Objects
- Evaluating and Troubleshooting Group Policy Processing
Module 10: Using Group Policy to Configure User and Computer Settings
- Using Group Policy to Configure Folder Redirection and Scripts
- Using Administrative Templates to Manage Users and Computers
- Deploying Software by Using Group Policy
- Deploying Group Policy Preferences
- Configuring Logon Scripts and Folder Redirection
Module 11: Implementing Security Settings Using Group Policy
- Overview of Security Settings
- Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
- Restricting Group Membership and Access to Software
Module 12: Providing Efficient Network Access for Remote Offices
- Overview of Remote Office Requirements
- Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
- Implementing Branch Cache
Module 13: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2008
- Planning Maintenance Tasks
- Calculating a Server Baseline
- Interpreting Performance Counters
- Selecting Appropriate Monitoring Tools
Module 14: Managing Windows Server 2008 Backup, Restore, and Recovery
- Planning and Implementing File Backups on Windows Server 2008
- Planning and Implementing File Recovery
- Recovering Active Directory
- Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup
- Implementing Windows Server Backup and Recovery
- Describe the Windows Server 2008 environment including the roles, features, and the tools used to perform effective server management.
- Manage the DNS and DHCP server infrastructure roles.
- Configure secure and efficient access to file services.
- Configure and manage Distributed File Systems.
- Manage file resources by using File Server Resource Manager.
- Configure and secure Remote Access.
- Manage Active Directory Domain Services.
- Configure Active Directory object administration and Domain Trust.
- Create and manage Group Policy objects.
- Configure user and computer settings by using Group Policy.
- Implement security settings by using Group Policy.
- Provide efficient network access for remote offices.
- Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2008.
- Manage Windows Server 2008 backup, restore, and recovery.
This course is intended for IT Professionals who work in medium to large organizations. The primary candidate is a Windows Server administrator who operates Windows Servers on a daily basis and who requires the skills for configuring, managing, and maintaining servers installed with Windows Server 2008, including the R2 edition. They shoud be responsible for day-to-day management of the server operating system and various server roles such as DHCP, DNS, file and print services, directory services, and software distribution. This course, along with others willprepare you for MCTS and MCITP certification in Windows Server 2008.
This course is also suitable for IT Professionals with skills within other IT areas or operating systems who wish to gain an insight into Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
- This course helps candidates wishing to prepare for MCTS and MCITP certification in Windows Server 2008.