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This course combines Windows Server 2008 training content from the Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist, Active Directory Technology Specialist &IT Professional Server Admin courses into 5 days.

  • Course Start Date: Sep. 21
  • Location: Virtual (Map)
  • Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Note on end times)
  • Please Note: End Times are approximate and depend
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  • Duration: 5 days
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Delivery Method(s):Virtual Instructor Led
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  • Category:Microsoft Windows Server Training

 
Course Outline
This course combines Windows Server 2008 training content from the Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist, Active Directory Technology Specialist, and IT Professional Server Administrator courses into five days.

You'll gain the knowledge and skills to:
  • Manage accounts and resources
  • Maintain server resources
  • Monitor server performance
  • Safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 environment
This course covers the Server 2008 Release 2 (R2) key topics and Windows Server 2008 core skills. It incorporates material from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 6419: Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Server 2008.

Certification
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Server 2008 Applications Platform, Configuring
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008
Why Global Knowledge?
This Server 2008 course incorporates the latest material on Server 2008 R2. You will perform hands-on lab exercises using our Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V virtual machine environment.

What You'll Learn
  • The latest feature updates for Server 2008 R2
  • Administrative tools and tasks in Windows Server 2008
  • Configure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) user and computer accounts
  • Create Groups and Organizational Units
  • Manage access to shared resources in an AD DS environment
  • Configure Active Directory Objects and Trusts
  • Create and configure Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Configure user and computer environments by using Group Policy
  • Implement security by using Group Policy
  • Configure and analyze server security and security update compliance
  • Configure and manage storage technologies included with Windows Server 2008
  • Configure and manage Distributed File System
  • Configure Network Access Protection
  • Configure availability of network resources
  • Monitor and maintain servers running Windows Server 2008
  • Manage a Windows Server 2008 Backup and Restore
Course Outline

0. Exclusive - Introduction to Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Functionality of Windows Server 2008
  • Network Operating Systems: Product History
  • Windows Server 2008 Editions
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008
  • Server Core Overview
  • New Features in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • New Features of SP1 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7
1. Windows Server 2008 Management Environment
  • Understanding the Windows Server 2008 Environment
  • Windows Server 2008 Server Roles and Features
  • Windows Server 2008 Administration Tools
  • Managing Windows Server 2008 Server Core
2. Managing Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Roles
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Domain Name System Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes and Options
3. Configuring Access to File Services
  • Access Control
  • Managing NTFS File and Folder Permissions
  • Managing Permissions for Shared Resources
  • Determining Effective Permissions
4. Configuring and Managing Distributed File System
  • Distributed File System (DFS) Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring DFS Replication
5. Managing File Resources by Using File Server Resource Manager
  • File Server Resource Manager
  • Configuring Quota Management
  • Implementing File Screening
  • Managing Storage Reports
  • Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
6. Configuring and Securing Remote Access
  • Configuring a Virtual Private Network Connection
  • Network Policies
  • Integrating Network Access Protection with VPNs
  • Configuring VPN Enforcement by Using NAP
  • Basics of DirectAccess
  • Deploying DirectAccess
7. Managing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Active Directory Infrastructure
  • Working with Active Directory Administration Tools
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Managing Computer Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Using Queries to Locate Objects in AD DS
8. Configuring Active Directory Object Administration and Domain Trust
  • Configuring Active Directory Object Administration
  • Configuring Active Directory Trusts
9. Creating and Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Group Policy
  • Configuring the Scope of Group Policy Objects
  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Evaluating and Troubleshooting Group Policy Processing
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
11. Implementing Security Settings Using Group Policy
  • Security Settings
  • Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
  • Restricting Group Membership and Access to Software
12. Providing Efficient Network Access for Remote Offices
  • Remote Office Requirements
  • Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Implementing BranchCache
13. Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2008
  • Planning Maintenance Tasks
  • Calculating a Server Baseline
  • Interpreting Performance Counters
  • Selecting Appropriate Monitoring Tools
14. Managing Windows Server 2008 Backup and Recovery
  • Planning and Implementing File Backups on Windows Server 2008
  • Planning and Implementing File Recovery
  • Recovering Active Directory
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup
15. Exclusive - Remote Desktop Services
  • Remote Desktop Services Overview
  • Remote Management
  • New Features of Remote Desktop Services
16. Exclusive - Internet Information Services 7.x
  • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Features
  • New Features in IIS 7.5
  • Installing IIS 7.0
  • .NET on Server Core
  • Configuring FTP Sites
Labs

Lab 0: Exclusive - Introduction to Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2
  • Examine Hardware Components
  • Explore and Configure the Host Operating System
Lab 1: Exclusive - Managing Windows Server 2008
  • Install Windows Server 2008
  • Explore Windows Server 2008
  • Upgrade to Windows Server 2008
  • Use the New Server Manager Console
  • Enable Remote Management Features
  • Use the Computer
Lab 2: Exclusive - Managing Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Roles
  • Configure and Manage DHCP
  • Install and Configure DNS
Lab 3: Exclusive - Configuring Access to File Services
  • Manage NTFS Permissions
  • Manage Share Permissions
  • Calculate Effective Permissions
  • Use Windows PowerShell to Display Permissions
Lab 4: Exclusive - Configuring and Managing Distributed File System
  • Prepare for DFS
  • Install DFS
  • Create the DFS Namespace
  • Implement DFS Replication
Lab 5: Exclusive - Managing File Resources Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Manage Disk Resources
  • Use the File Server Resource Manager
  • Implement Printing
Lab 6: Exclusive - Configuring and Securing Remote Access
  • Configure a VPN Server on Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Create a VPN Connection with Windows 7
  • Install and Configure Network Access Protection
Lab 7: Exclusive - Managing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Create Local Users and Groups
  • Create Domain User and Computer Accounts
  • Install a New Active Directory Domain Controller (DC)
  • Use Server Core as a DC
  • Remove a DC from the Domain
  • Examine Users, Groups, and OUs
  • Manage Accounts with Windows PowerShell
  • Use the Restartable Directory Services Feature
Lab 8: Exclusive - Configuring Active Directory Object Administration and Domain Trust
  • Delegate Access to Active Directory Objects
  • Configure Trusts
  • Use Windows PowerShell to Navigate Active Directory
Lab 9: Exclusive - Creating and Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Explore the Group Policy Management Tools
  • Group Policy Backup and Restore
  • Working with Starter GPOs
  • Delegating Control for Policy Management
  • Create a Group Policy
Lab 10: Exclusive Using Group Policy to Configure User and Computer Settings
  • o Preparing the GPO Environment
  • o Deploying Software with a GPO
  • o Implementing Login Scripts
  • o Implementing Folder Redirection
  • o Implementing Group Policy Preferences
Lab 11: Exclusive - Implementing Security Settings Using Group Policy
  • Configure Standard Password Policies
  • Configure Fine-Grained Password Policies
  • Configure Restricted Groups
  • Configure Software Restriction Policies
  • Configuring Auditing
  • Creating a Windows Firewall Policy
  • Force a Secure Connection with the Windows Firewall
  • Use Security Templates
Lab 12: Exclusive - Providing Efficient Network Access for Remote Offices
  • Configure a BranchCache Environment
  • Implement an RODC
Lab 13: Exclusive - Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2008
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Use the Task Manager
  • Use the Resource Monitor
  • Use the Event Viewer
Lab 14: Exclusive - Managing Windows Server 2008 Backup and Restore
  • Manage Volume Shadow Copy
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Use the Active Directory Recycle Bin
  • Use the Repair Your Computer Boot Option
  • Build WinRE on a UFD
  • Implement NLB
  • Deploy a Failover Cluster with iSCSI
Lab 15: Exclusive - Remote Desktop Services
  • Implement Remote Desktop
  • Enable the Remote Desktop Services Role
  • Manage and Test the RD Gateway
  • Remote Desktop RemoteApp
  • Remote Desktop Web Access
Lab 16: Exclusive - IIS-7
  • Install IIS 7
  • Manage IIS 7
  • Manage FTP 7
  • Manage IIS with Windows PowerShell

Prerequisites & Certificates
Pre-Requisites

- At least one year experience operating Windows Servers in the area of account management, server maintenance, server monitoring, or server security - A+, Server+, hardware portion of Net+, and familiarity with Windows (client side) - Working knowledge of networking technologies - Intermediate understanding of network operating systems - Working experience with Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 - Basic knowledge of Active Directory - An understanding of security concepts and methodologies (for example, corporate policies) - Basic knowledge of TCP/IP - Basic knowledge of scripting tools such as Powershell and WMI

Certificates offered

- Eligible for SATV Purchase - 5 Day SATV Voucher


Cancellation Policy
We require 16 calendar days notice to reschedule or cancel any registration. Failure to provide the required notification will result in 100% charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification it will result in full forfeiture of the funds and no reschedule will be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted.

Reschedules are permitted at anytime with 16 or more calendar days notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.
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As always, Global Knowledge has put together another great Microsoft course (Config, Manage & Maintain Windows Server 2008 R2). This is my fourth time taking a course through Global Knowledge and it likely won't be my last.
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