First Look: Getting Started with High Availability in Windows Server 2008 Hands on Lab

Code: 6405
Course duration: 1 days

6405: First Look: Getting Started with High Availability in Windows Server 2008 Hands on Lab (1 Day)

About This Hands-On Lab

Note: This is a companion lab for Clinic 6404B - First Look: Getting Started with High Availability in Windows Server 2008.

This two-hour lab provides hands-on experience of implementing Failover Cluster technology in Windows Server 2008.

Audience Profile

IT professionals currently experienced on the technologies included in Microsoft Windows Server 2000 and/or Windows Server 2003, and who hold an MCSE or MCSA certification and/or equivalent knowledge.

At Hands-On Lab Completion

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Configure the Windows iSCSI target software.
  • Configure failover clustering.
  • Use the Cluster command-line tool.

Hands-On Lab Outline

Exercise 1: Configuring the iSCSI Target Software and iSCSI Initiator to Create an iSCSI SAN

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create iSCSI targets
  • Assign storage devices to an iSCSI target
  • Configure the iSCSI initiator on a cluster node

Exercise 2: Creating a Windows Failover Cluster

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Verify the Failover Clustering feature is installed
  • Validate a cluster configuration
  • Create a failover cluster
  • Create a file server cluster

Exercise 3: Testing the Failover Cluster

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Verify file server cluster connectivity
  • Verify manual failover of a cluster
  • Verify automatic failover of a cluster

Exercise 4: Using the Cluster.exe tool

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Perform a manual failover of a cluster resource
  • An understanding of SAN technologies.
  • An understanding of failover clustering concepts.
  • An understanding of command-line tools.

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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