MCITP Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

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MCITP Enterprise Administrator 2008 R2 BootCamp

The Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification helps validate that an individual has the comprehensive set of skills necessary to perform a particular IT job role, such as database administrator or enterprise messaging administrator. MCITP certifications build on the technical proficiency measured in the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certifications. Therefore, you will earn one or more MCTS certifications on your way to earning an MCITP certification.


This Boot Camp helps to pass the following exams:

This Microsoft MCSE boot camp training includes 50 hours on intense training lectures, hands on labs, Microsoft Official Courseware, test prep material for the exam, and lunch.

The courses are offered in the order listed below:

6425: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services (40 hours) . Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

This five-day instructor-led course provides to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists with the knowledge and skills to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related issues.

This course helps you pass Exam 70-640

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Basic understanding of networking.
  • Intermediate understanding of network operating systems.
  • An awareness of security best practices.
  • Basic knowledge of server hardware. A+ or equivalent knowledge
  • Some experience creating objects in Active Directory.
  • Foundation course (6424) or equivalent knowledge.
  • Basic concepts of backup and recovery in a Windows Server Environment.


After completing this course, students will be able to implement and configure Active Directory domain services in their enterprise environment.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

This module explains how to install and configure Active Directory Domain Services and install and configure a read-only domain controller.

Lessons:

  • Introducing Active Directory, Identity, and access
  • Active Directory Components and Concepts
  • Install Active Directory Domain Services
  • Extend IDA with Active Directory Services

Lab : Install an AD DS DC to Create a Single Domain Forest

  • Exercise 1: Perform Post-Installation Configuration Tasks
  • Exercise 2: Install a New Windows Server 2008 Forest with the Windows Interface

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Position the strategic role a directory service in an enterprise in relation to identity and access.
  • Explain authentication and authorization processes.
  • Identify the major components of ADDS.
  • Understand the requirements for installing a domain controller to create a new forest
  • Identify the roles of and relationships between ADDS, ADLDS, ADRMS, ADFS, and ADCS

Module 2: Secure and Efficient Administration of Active Directory

This module explains how to work securely and efficiently in Active Directory.

Lessons:

  • Work with Active Directory Snap-ins
  • Custom Consoles and Least Privilege
  • Find Objects in Active Directory
  • Use DS Commands to Administer Active Directory

Lab : Create and Run a Custom Administrative Console

  • Exercise 1: Perform Basic Administrative Tasks Using the Active Directory Users and Computers Snap-in
  • Exercise 2: Create a Custom Active Directory Administrative Console
  • Exercise 3: Perform Administrative Tasks with Least Privilege, Run as Administrator and User Account Control
  • Exercise 4: (Advanced Optional) Advanced MMC Customization and Remote Administration

Lab : Find Objects in Active Directory

  • Exercise 1: Finding Objects in Active Directory
  • Exercise 2: Using Saved Queries
  • Exercise 3: (Advanced Optional) Explore Saved Queries

Lab : Use DS Commands to Administer Active Directory

  • Exercise 1: Use DS Commands to Administer Active Directory

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install, locate, and describe the snap-ins used to administer AD DS
  • Perform basic administrative tasks with the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in
  • Create a custom MMC console for administration
  • Perform administrative tasks while logged on as a user
  • Control the view of objects in the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in
  • Locate objects in Active Directory
  • Work with saved queries
  • Identify the distinguished name (DN), relative distinguished name (RDN), and common name (CN) of an Active Directory object
  • Use the DS commands to administer Active Directory from the command line

Module 3: Manage Users

This module explains how to manage and support user accounts in Active Directory.


Lessons:

  • Create and Administer User Accounts
  • Configure User Object Attributes
  • Automate User Account Creation

Lab : Create and Administer User Accounts

  • Exercise 1: Create User Accounts
  • Exercise 2: Administer User Accounts
  • Exercise 3: (Advanced Optional) Explore User Account Name Attributes

Lab : Configure User Object Attributes

  • Exercise 1: Examine User Object Attirbutes
  • Exercise 2: Manage User Object Attributes
  • Exercise 3: Create Users from a Template
  • Exercise 4: (Advanced Optional) Create Users with a Batch File

Lab : Automate User Account Creation

  • Exercise 1: Export and Import Users with CSVDE
  • Exercise 2: Import Users with LDIFDE

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and configure the account-related properties of a user object
  • Identify the purpose and requirements of user account attributes
  • Perform common administrative tasks to support user accounts including password reset and account unlock
  • Enable and disable user accounts
  • Delete, move and rename user accounts
  • View and modify hidden attributes of user objects
  • Identify the purpose and requirements of user object attributes
  • Create users from user account templates
  • Modify attributes of multiple users simultaneously
  • Export user attributes with CSVDE
  • Import users with CSVDE
  • Import users with LDIFDE

Module 4: Manage Groups

This module explains how to create, modify, delete, and support group objects in Active Directory.

Lessons:

  • Manage an Enterprise with Groups
  • Administer Groups
  • Best Practices for Group Management

Lab : Administer Groups

  • Exercise 1: Implement Role-Based Management Using Groups
  • Exercise 2: Manage Group Membership from the Command Line
  • Exercise 3: (Advanced Optional) Explore Group Membership Reporting Tools
  • Exercise 4: (Advanced Optional) Understand “Account Unknown” Permissions

Lab : Best Practices for Group Management

  • Exercise 1: Implement Best Practices for Group Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the role of groups in managing an enterprise
  • Create well-documented, secure, delegated groups
  • Understand group types, scope, and nesting
  • Understand the best practice for group nesting to achieve role-based management
  • Create, delete and manage groups with DSCommands, CSVDE and LDIFDE
  • Enumerate and copy group membership
  • Understand Default (Built In) groups
  • Understand Special Identities

Module 6: Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure

This module explains what Group Policy is, how it works, and how best to implement Group Policy in your organization.

Lessons:

  • Understand Group Policy
  • Implement a Group Policy
  • Explore Group Policy Settings and Features
  • Manage Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshoot Policy Application

Lab : Implement Group Policy

  • Create, Edit and Link GPOs

Lab : Explore Group Policy Settings and Features

  • Exercise 1: Use Filtering and Commenting
  • Exercise 2: Mange Administrative Templates

Lab : Manage Group Policy Scope

  • Exercise 1: Configure GPO Scope with Links
  • Exercise 2: Configure GPO Scope with Filtering
  • Exercise 3: Configure Loopback Processing

Lab : Troubleshoot Policy Application

  • Exercise 1: Perform RSoP Analysis
  • Exercise 2: using the Group Policy Results Wizard
  • Exercise 3: View Policy Events

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify the business drivers for configuration management
  • Understand the components and technologies that comprise the Group Policy framework
  • Manage Group Policy objects
  • Configure and understand a variety of policy setting types
  • Scope GPOs using links, security group, WMI filters, loopback processing, and Preference targeting
  • Explain GPO storage, replication, and versioning
  • Administer a Group Policy infrastructure
  • Evaluate GPO inheritance, precedence, and Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP)
  • Locate the event logs containing Group Policy related events

Module 7: Manage Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings

This module explains how to manage security and software installation and how to audit files and folders.

Lessons:

  • Delegate the Support of Computers
  • Manage Security Settings
  • Manage software with GPSI
  • Auditing

Lab : Delegate the Support of Computers

  • Exercise 1: Configure the Membership of Administrators Using Restricted Groups Policies

Lab : Manage Security Settings

  • Exercise 1: Manage Local Security Settings
  • Exercise 2: Create a Security Template
  • Exercise 3: Use Security Configuration and Analysis
  • Exercise 4: Use the Security Configuration Wizard

Lab : Manage Software with GPSI

  • Exercise 1: Deploy Software with GPSI
  • Exercise 2: Upgrade Applications with GPSI

Lab : Audit File System Access

  • Exercise 1: Configure Permissions and Audit Settings
  • Exercise 2: Configure Audit Policy
  • Exercise 3: Examine Audit Events

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Delegate the administration of computers
  • Use Restricted Groups policies to modify or enforce the membership of groups
  • Use Group Policy Preferences to modify the membership of groups
  • Configure security settings using the Local Security policy
  • Create and apply security templates to manage security configuration
  • Analyze security configuration based on security templates
  • Create, edit, and apply security policies using the Security Configuration Wizard
  • Deploy security configuration with Group Policy
  • Deploy software using GPSI
  • Remove software originally installed with GPSI

Module 8: Secure Administration

This module explains how to administer Active Directory Domain Services Securely.
Lessons:

  • Delegate Administrative Permissions
  • Audit Active Directory Changes

Lab : Delegate Administration

  • Exercise 1: Delegate Permission to create and support User Accounts
  • Exercise 2: View Delegated Permissions
  • Exercise 3: Remove and Reset Permissions

Lab : Audit Active Directory Changes

  • Exercise 1: Audit Changes to Active Directory using Default Audit Policy
  • Exercise 2: Audit Changes to Active Directory using Directory Service Changes auditing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the business purpose of delegation.
  • Assign permissions to Active Directory objects using the security editor user interfaces and the Delegation of Control Wizard.
  • View and report permissions on Active Directory objects by using user interface and command line tools.
  • Reset the permissions on an object to its default.
  • Describe the relationship between delegation and OU design.
  • Configure Directory Service Changes auditing
  • Specify auditing settings on Active Directory objects
  • Identify event log entries created by Directory Access auditing and Directory Service Changes auditing

Module 9: Improve the Security of Authentication in an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Domain.

This module explains the domain-side components of authentication, including the policies that specify password requirements and the auditing of authentication related activities.
Lessons:

  • Configure Password and Lockout Policies
  • Audit Authentication
  • Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers

Lab : Configure Password and Account Lockout Policies

  • Exercise 1: Configure the Domain’s Password and Lockout Policies.
  • Exercise 2: Configure Fine-Grained Password Policy

Lab : Audit Authentication

  • Exercise 1: Audit Authentication

Lab : Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers

  • Exercise 1: Install RODC
  • Exercise 2: Configure Password Replication Policy
  • Exercise 3: Manage Credential Caching

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement your domain password and account lockout policy
  • Configure and assign fine-grained password policies
  • Configure auditing of authentication-related activity
  • Distinguish between account logon and logon events
  • Identify authentication-related events in the Security log
  • Identify the business requirements for RODCs
  • Install an RODC
  • Configure password replication policy
  • Monitor the caching of credentials on an ROD

Module 10: Configure Domain Name System (DNS)

This module explains how to implement DNS to support name resolution both within your AD DS domain and outside your domain and your intranet.

Lessons:

  • Review DNS Concepts, Components, and Processes
  • Install and Configure DNS Server in an AD DS Domain
  • AD DS,DNS, and Windows
  • Advanced DNS Configuration and Administration

Lab : Installing the DNS Service

  • Exercise 1: Add the DNS Server Role
  • Exercise 2: Configure Forward Lookup Zones and Resource Records

Lab : Advanced Configuration of DNS

  • Exercise 1: Enable Scavenging of DNS Zones
  • Exercise 2: Create Reverse Lookup Zones
  • Exercise 3: Explore Domain Controller Location
  • Exercise 4: Configure Name Resolution for External Domains

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the structure role, structure and functionality of the domain name system (DNS)
  • Describe client and server name resolution processe
  • Install DNS
  • Manage DNS records
  • Configure DNS server settings
  • Understand the integration between AD DS and DNS
  • Choose a DNS domain for an Active Directory domain
  • Create a zone delegation for a new Active Directory domain
  • Configure replication for Active Directory integrated zones
  • Describe the purpose of SRV records in the domain controller location process
  • Understand read-only DNS servers
  • Understand and configure single-label name resolution
  • Configure advanced DNS server settings
  • Audit, maintain, and troubleshoot the DNS server role

Module 11: Administer Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Domain Controllers

This module explains how to add Windows Server 2008 domain controllers to a forest or domain, how to prepare a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 forest or domain for its first Windows Server 2008 DC, how to manage the roles performed by DCs, and how to migrate the replication of SYSVOL from the File Replication Service (FRS) used in previous versions of Windows to the Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) mechanism that provides more robust and manageable replication.

Lessons:

  • Domain Controller Installation Options
  • Install a Server Core DC
  • Manage Operations Masters
  • Configure DFS Replication of SYSVOL

Lab : Install Domain Controllers

  • Exercise 1: Create an Additional DC with the Active Directory Domain Services Installation Wizard.
  • Exercise 2: Add ad Domain Controller from the Command Line
  • Exercise 3: Remove a Domain Controller
  • Exercise 4: Create a Domain Controller from Installation Media

Lab : Install a Server Core DC

  • Exercise 1: Perform Post-Installation Configuration on Server Core
  • Exercise 2: Create a Domain Controller with Server Core

Lab : Transfer Operations Master Roles

  • Exercise 1: Identify Operations Masters.
  • Exercise 2: Transfer Operations Master Roles

Lab : Configure DFS-R Replication of SYSVOL

  • Exercise 1: Observe the Replication of SYSVOL
  • Exercise 2: Prepare to Migrate to DFS-R
  • Exercise 3: Migrate SYSVOL Replication to DFS-R
  • Exercise 4: Verify DFS-R Replicaton of SYSVOL

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install a standard or read-only domain controller into new or existing domains or trees
  • Add and remove domain controllers using a variety of GUI or command-line methods
  • Configure a domain controller on Server Core
  • Understand and identify operations master roles
  • Manage the placement, transfer, and seizure of operations master roles
  • Migrate SYSVOL replication from FRS to DFS-R

Module 12: Manage Sites and Active Directory Replication

This module explains how to create a distributed directory service that supports domain controllers in portions of your network that are separated by expensive, slow, or unreliable links.

Lessons:

  • Configure Sites and Subnets
  • Configure the Global Catalog and Application Partitions
  • Configure Replication

Lab : Configure Sites and Subnets

  • Exercise 1: Configure the Default Site
  • Exercise 2: Create Additional Sites

Lab : Configure the Global Catalog and Application Partitions

  • Exercise 1: Configure a Global Catalog
  • Exercise 2: Configure Universal Group Membership
  • Exercise 3: Examine DNS and Application Directory Partitions

Lab : Configure Replication

  • Exercise 1: Create a Connection Object
  • Exercise 2: Create Site Links
  • Exercise 3: Move Domain Controllers into Sites
  • Exercise 4: Designate a Preferred Bridgehead Server
  • Exercise 5: Configure Intersite Replication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure sites and subnets
  • Understand domain controller location and manage domain controllers in sites
  • Configure replication of the partial attribute set to global catalog servers
  • Implement universal group membership caching
  • Understand the role of application directory partitions
  • Configure replication topology with connection objects, bridgehead servers, site links, and site link bridges
  • Report, analyze, and troubleshoot replication with repadmin.exe and dcdiag.exe

Module 13: Directory Service Continuity

This module explains about the technologies and tools that are available to help ensure the health and longevity of the directory service. You will explore tools that help you monitor performance in real time, and you will learn to log performance over time so that you can keep an eye on performance trends in order to spot potential problems.

Lessons:

  • Monitor Active Directory
  • Manage the Active Directory Database
  • Back Up and Restore AD DS and Domain Controllers

Lab : Monitor Active Directory

  • Exercise 1: Monitor Real-Time Performance Using Task Manager and Resource Monitor
  • Exercise 2: Use Reliability Monitor and Event Viewer to Identify Performance-Related Events
  • Exercise 3: Monitor Events on Remote Computers with Event Subscriptions
  • Exercise 4: Attach Tasks to Event Logs and Events
  • Exercise 5: Monitor AD DS with Performance Monitor
  • Exercise 6: Work with Data Collector Sets

Lab : Manage the Active Directory Database

  • Exercise 1: Perform Database Maintenance
  • Exercise 2: Work with Snapshots and Recovering a Deleted User

Lab : Backup and Restore Active Directory

  • Exercise 1: Back up Active Directory
  • Exercise 2: Restore Active Directory and a Deleted OU

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor real-time performance and events with Task Manager, Event Viewer, and Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Leverage new features of Event Viewer in Windows Server 2008, including custom views and event subscriptions
  • Monitor real-time and logged performance with Performance Monitor, data collection sets, and reports
  • Identify sources of performance and event information for AD DS domain controllers
  • Create alerts based on events and performance metrics
  • Maintain and optimize the Active Directory database
  • Back up and restore AD DS and domain controllers
  • Recover deleted objects and attributes

Module 14: Manage Multiple Domains and Forests

This module explains how to raise the domain and forest functionality levels within your environment, how to design the optimal AD DS infrastructure for your enterprise, how to migrate objects between domains and forests, and how to enable authentication and resources access across multiple domains and forests.

Lessons:

  • Configure Domain and Forest Functional Levels
  • Manage Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships

Lab : Raise Domain and Forest Functional Levels

  • Exercise 1: Raise the Domain Functional Level to Windows Server 2003.
  • Exercise 2: Raise the Forest Functional Level to Windows Server 2003.
  • Exercise 3: Raise the Domain Functional Level to Windows Server 2008.

Lab : Administer a Trust Relationships

  • Exercise 1: Configure DNS
  • Exercise 2: Create a Trust Relationship
  • Exercise 3: Validate a Trust Relationship
  • Exercise 4: Assign Permission to Trusted Identities
  • Exercise 5: Implement Selective Authentication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand domain and forest functional levels
  • Raise domain and forest functional levels
  • Identify capabilities added by each functional level
  • Design an effective domain and tree structure for AD DS
  • Identify the role of the Active Directory Migration Tool, and the issues related to object migration and domain restructure
  • Understand trust relationships
  • Configure, administer, and secure trust relationships

6426: Configuring and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (24 hours). Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

This three-day instructor-led course provides in-depth training on configuring and troubleshooting Active Directory Identity and Access (IDA) solutions with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

This Course helps you to pass Exam 70-640

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental IDA components and Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 IDA technologies.
  • Deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS).
  • Deploy, configure, and manage certificates.
  • Deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS).
  • Deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (AD FS 2.0).
  • Deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).
  • Maintain Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory IDA Solutions.

Prerequisites:

  • Technical skills in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). This includes technical skills equivalent to 6425C: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Technical skills in Windows Server 2008 equivalent to 6419B: Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers.

Course Outline

Module 1: Exploring Identity and Access Solutions

This module introduces Identity and Access Management (IDA Management) solutions. You will learn the fundamental IDA components and Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 IDA technologies. This module also provides an overview of Microsoft Forefront technologies that further enhance IDA solutions.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Identity and Access Techniques
  • Active Directory Identity and Access Solutions Server Roles
  • Additional Identity and Access Management Tools and Solutions

Lab : Identifying IDA Roles to Meet Business Requirements

  • Exploring How Active Directory Server Roles Provide IDA Management Solutions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe IDA techniques
  • Describe Windows Server 2008 IDA server roles
  • Describe additional IDA tools and solutions

Module 2: Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

This module explains the concepts of public key infrastructure (PKI) and certification authority (CA). You will learn how to deploy a CA hierarchy and install AD CS. This module also describes how to configure AD CS and how to resolve common AD CS issues.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Public Key Infrastructure
  • Overview of Certification Authorities
  • Deploying Certification Authorities
  • Configuring Certification Authorities
  • Troubleshooting Active Directory Certificate Services

Lab : Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Deploying an Standalone Root CA
  • Deploying and Configuring an Enterprise Subordinate CA

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Public Key Infrastructure
  • Describe Certification Authorities
  • Deploy Certification Authorities
  • Configure Certification Authorities
  • Resolve common Active Directory Certificate Services issues

Module 3: Deploying and Configuring Certificates

This module describes the deployment of certificates by using AD CS. In addition, the module elaborates on managing enrollment to deploy certificates, certificate revocation, and configuration of certificate template and certificate recovery.

Lessons:

  • Managing Certificate Templates
  • Deploying Certificates and Managing Enrollment
  • Managing Certificate Revocation
  • Configuring Certificate Recovery

Lab : Deploying Certificates and Managing Enrolment

  • Configuring Certificate Templates
  • Configuring Autoenrollment
  • Managing Certificate Revocation
  • Configuring Key Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage certificate templates
  • Deploy certificates and manage enrollment
  • Manage certificate revocation
  • Configure certificate recovery

Module 4: Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

This module explains the concept of AD LDS. You will learn how to install AD LDS, configure AD LDSinstances and partitions, and configure AD LDS replication. This module also describes how to resolve common AD LDS issues.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
  • Configuring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Replication
  • Troubleshooting Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

Lab : Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

  • Configuring AD LDS Instances and Partitions
  • Configuring AD LDS Replication
  • Identifying AD LDS Solution Tools and Troubleshooting Steps

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Deploy and configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services instances and partitions
  • Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services replication
  • Resolve common Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services issues

Module 5: Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Federation Services

This module presents the concept of AD FS 2.0 and its deployment scenarios. You will learn how to deploy AD FS 2.0 and implement AD FS claims. This module also describes how to resolve common AD FS issues.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Active Directory Federation Services 2.0
  • Deploying Active Directory Federation Services
  • Configuring Active Directory Federation Services Partner Organizations and Claims
  • Troubleshooting Active Directory Federation Services

Lab : Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Federation Services

  • Installing the PKI Infrastructure and Preparing for Federated Collaboration with ADFS 2.0
  • Installing and Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) 2.0
  • Configuring AD FS 2.0 for Internal Users to Access an Internal Claim Aware Application
  • Configuring AD FS 2.0 for Internal Users to Access a Partner’s Claim Aware Application

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Active Directory Federation Services
  • Deploy Active Directory Federation Services
  • Configure Active Directory Federation Services partner organizations and claims
  • Resolve common Active Directory Federation Services issues

Module 6: Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services

This module explains the concept of AD RMS. You will learn how to install and configure AD RMS server components, administer AD RMS rights policy templates, and implement AD RMS trust policies.This module also describes how to resolve common AD RMS issues.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Configuring AD RMS Rights Policy Templates and Exclusion Policies
  • Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services Trust Policies
  • Troubleshooting Active Directory Rights Management Services

Lab : Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services

  • Installing and Configuring AD RMS
  • Configuring AD RMS Templates
  • Configuring AD RMS Trust Policies
  • Testing AD RMS Functionality
  • Generating AD RMS Reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Deploy and configure Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Configure Active Directory Rights Management Services rights policy templates and exclusion policies
  • Configure Active Directory Rights Management Services trust policies
  • Resolve common Active Directory Rights Management Services issues

Module 7: Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Identity and Access Solutions

This module explains the maintenance of AD CS, AD LDS, AD FS 2.0, and AD RMS.
Lessons:

  • Maintaining Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Maintaining Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Maintaining Active Directory Federation Services
  • Maintaining Active Directory Rights Management Services

Lab : Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Identity and Access Solutions

  • Configuring CA Event Auditing
  • Backing up Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Backing up and Restoring an Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Instance
  • Configuring AD RMS Logging

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Maintain Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Maintain Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Maintain Active Directory Federation Services
  • Maintain Active Directory Rights Management Services

6421: Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (40 hours . Follow this link to enroll.)

About this Course

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to configure and troubleshoot a Windows Sever 2008 network infrastructure. Students will learn to implement and configure secure network access and implement fault tolerant storage technologies. Students will gain an understanding of the network technologies most commonly used with Windows Server 2008 and IP-enabled networks. Students will also learn how to secure servers and maintain update compliance.

This Course helps you pass Exam 70-642

Prerequisites:
Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Working experience with Windows Server 2003.
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory.
  • An understanding of security concepts and methodologies (for example, corporate policies).
  • Basic knowledge of DHCP.
  • Basic knowledge of IPsec.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure servers.
  • Configure and troubleshoot DNS.
  • Configure and manage WINS.
  • Configure and troubleshoot DHCP.
  • Configure and troubleshoot IPv6 TCP/IP.
  • Configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server Role service.
  • Configure Network Access Protection.
  • Configure IPsec.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot IPsec.
  • Configure and manage Distributed File System.
  • Configure and manage storage technologies.
  • Configure availability of network resources and content.
  • Configure server security compliance.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Servers

This module explains how to identify the appropriate usage scenario and installation type for a server and then install and configure appropriate server roles and features.

Lessons:

  • Installing Windows Server 2008
  • Managing Server Roles and Features
  • Overview of the Server Core Installation Option

Lab : Installing and Configuring Servers and Server Roles

  • Exercise 1: Identifying Server Types
  • Exercise 2: Installing and Configuring Server Roles and Features
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Server Core and Performing Basic Management Tasks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify the system requirements and process for installing Windows Server 2008.
  • Describe the difference between server roles and features.
  • Describe the benefits of and roles supported by a Server Core installation.

Module 2: Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

This module explains how to configure, manage and troubleshoot DNS server and zone properties to be used in a secure environment.

Lessons:

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

Lab : Configuring and Verifying a DNS Solution

  • Exercise 1: Configuring a DNS Infrastructure
  • Exercise 2: Monitoring and Troubleshooting DNS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install the DNS Server role.
  • Configure the DNS Server role to support various query types.
  • Configure DNS zones.
  • Configure DNS zone transfers.
  • Manage DNS zone records and troubleshoot DNS using various tools.

Module 3: Configuring and Managing WINS

This module explains how to configure, manage and troubleshoot WINS servers.

Lessons:

  • Overview of the Windows Internet Name Service
  • Managing the WINS Server
  • Configuring WINS Replication
  • Migrating from WINS to DNS

Lab : Configuring a WINS Infrastructure

  • Exercise 1: Installing WINS
  • Exercise 2: Configuring WINS Burst Handling
  • Exercise 3: Configuring WINS Replication
  • Exercise 4: Migrating from WINS to DNS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure the Windows Internet Name Service.
  • Manage WINS client records.
  • Configure and manage WINS replication.
  • Migrate a WINS infrastructure to DNS.
  • Module 4: Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP.
  • This module explains how to configure, manage and troubleshoot a DHCP environment supporting an IPV4 infrastructure.

Module 4: Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP

This module explains how to configure, manage and troubleshoot a DHCP environment supporting an IPV4 infrastructure.
Lessons:

  • Overview of the DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes and Options
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Securing DHCP

Lab : Configuring and Troubleshooting the DHCP Server Role

  • Exercise 1: Installing and Authorizing the DHCP Server Role
  • Exercise 2: Configuring a DHCP Scope
  • Exercise 3: Troubleshooting Common DHCP Issues

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how DHCP works.
  • Configure DHCP scopes and options.
  • Manage a DHCP database.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot DHCP.
  • Secure DHCP.

Module 5: Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv6 TCP/IP

This module explains how to configure and troubleshoot static and dynamic IPv6 addresses, including subnet prefix lengths, gateways and DNS servers.

Lessons:

  • Overview of IPv6
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Tunneling Technologies
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6
  • Troubleshooting IPv6

Lab : Lab A: Configuring an ISATAP Router

  • Exercise 1: Configuring a New IPv6 Network and Client
  • Exercise 2: Configuring an ISATAP Router to Enable Communication Between an IPv4 Network and an IPv6 Network

Lab : Lab B: Converting the Network

  • Exercise 1: Transitioning to an IPv6-Only Network

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and considerations of IPv6.
  • Describe how IPv6 can coexist with IPv4 environments.
  • Describe IPv6 tunneling technologies used to interoperate with IPv4 networks.
  • Describe the process used to migrate from IPv4 to IPv6.
  • Troubleshoot IPv6 connectivity.

Module 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access

This module explains how to configure and troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access Services.
Lessons:

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring VPN Access
  • Overview of Network Policies
  • Overview of the Connection Manager Administration Kit
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access

Lab : Configuring and Managing Network Access

  • Exercise 1: Configuring Routing and Remote Access as a VPN Remote Access Solution
  • Exercise 2: Configuring a Custom Network Policy
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Logging
  • Exercise 4: Configuring a Connection Profile

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure the Routing and Remote Access service.
  • Configure VPN access.
  • Configure network policies.
  • Configure a connection profile using the Connection Manager Administration Kit.
  • Troubleshoot Routing and Remote Access.

Module 7: Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role Service

This module explains how to install, configure and troubleshoot the Network Policy Server Role service.

Lessons:

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • NPS Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy Server

Lab : Configuring and Managing Network Policy Server

  • Exercise 1: Installing and Configuring the Network Policy Server Role Service
  • Exercise 2: Configuring a RADIUS Client
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Certificate Auto-Enrollment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure the Network Policy Server role.
  • Configure a RADIUS client and server.
  • Describe NPS authentication methods.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot a Network Policy server.

Module 8: Configuring Network Access Protection

This module explains how to configure and manage NAP for DHCP, VPN, and 802.1X.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

Lab : Configuring NAP for DHCP and VPN

  • Exercise 1: Configuring NAP for DHCP Clients
  • Exercise 2: Configuring NAP for VPN Clients

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and uses of NAP.
  • Describe how NAP works in various access scenarios.
  • Configure NAP.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot NAP.

Module 9: Configuring IPsec

This module explains how to configure and test IPsec.

Lessons:

  • Overview of IPsec
  • Configuring Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring IPsec NAP Enforcement

Lab : Configuring IPsec NAP Enforcement

  • Exercise 1: Preparing the Network Environment for IPsec NAP Enforcement
  • Exercise 2: Configuring and Testing IPsec NAP Enforcement

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and uses of IPsec.
  • Configure Connection Security rules.
  • Configure IPsec NAP enforcement.

Module 10: Monitoring and Troubleshooting IPsec

This module explains how to monitor and troubleshoot IPsec.
Lessons:

  • Monitoring IPsec Activity
  • Troubleshooting IPsec

Lab : Monitoring and Troubleshooting IPsec

  • Exercise 1: Monitoring IPSec Connectivity
  • Exercise 2: Configuring Connection Security
  • Exercise 3: Troubleshooting IPSec

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor IPsec activity.
  • Troubleshoot IPsec.

Module 11: Configuring and Managing Distributed File System

This module explains how to configure and manage Distributed File System.
Lessons:

  • DFS Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring DFS Replication

Lab : Configuring DFS

  • Exercise 1: Installing the Distributed File System Role Service
  • Exercise 2: Creating a DFS Namespace
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Folder Targets and Folder Replication
  • Exercise 4: Viewing Diagnostic Reports for Replicated Folders

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Distributed File System.
  • Manage DFS namespaces.
  • Configure DFS replication.

Module 12: Configuring and Managing Storage Technologies

This module explains how to configure and troubleshoot file system storage technologies included with Windows Server 2008.

Lessons:

  • Windows Server 2008 Storage Management Overview
  • Managing Storage Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Configuring Quota Management
  • Implementing File Screening
  • Managing Storage Reports

Lab : Configuring and Managing Storage Technologies

  • Exercise 1: Installing the FSRM Role Service
  • Exercise 2: Configuring Storage Quotas
  • Exercise 3: Configuring File Screening
  • Exercise 4: Generating Storage Reports

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe storage management solutions included in Windows Server 2008.
  • Manage storage using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM).
  • Configure quota management using FSRM.
  • Implement file screening using FSRM.
  • Manage storage reports.

Module 13: Configuring Availability of Network Resources and Content

This module explains how to describe and configure backup and recovery methods.

Lessons:

  • Backing Up Data
  • Configuring Shadow Copies
  • Providing Server and Service Availability

Lab : Configuring Availability of Network Resources

  • Exercise 1: Configuring Windows Server Backup and Restore
  • Exercise 2: Configuring Shadow Copying
  • Exercise 3:Configuring Network Load Balancing

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Back up data.
  • Configure shadow copies.
  • Provide server and service availability.

Module 14: Configuring Server Security Compliance

This module explains how to configure and analyze server security and security update compliance.

Lessons:

  • Securing a Windows Infrastructure
  • Using Security Templates to Secure Servers
  • Configuring an Audit Policy
  • Overview of Windows Sever Update Services
  • Managing WSUS

Lab : Configuring Server Security Compliance

  • Exercise 1: Configuring and Analyzing Security
  • Exercise 2: Analyzing Security Templates
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Windows Software Update Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Secure a server role within a Windows infrastructure.
  • Secure servers using security templates.
  • Configure an audit policy.
  • Describe the use of Windows Server Update Services.
  • Manage updates using WSUS.

6418-Deploying Windows Server 2008 (3 days) . Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to install and deploy Windows Server 2008 R2. This course also will teach you how to automate server deployment, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you to migrate existing services to Windows Server 2008 R2.

This Course helps you pass Exam 70-643

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration options, and select an appropriate volume-licensing option for Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Deploy and configure a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core installation.
  • Implement various Windows Server deployment technologies.
  • Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Windows Deployment Services (WDS).
  • Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010).
  • Migrate earlier versions of Active Directory directory service to AD DS.
  • Migrate file and print, and Web servers to Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Migrate remote infrastructure servers to support branch offices.
  • Virtualize workloads by migrating physical servers to guests in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

This module describes the installation options and requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons :

  • Lesson 1: Planning Windows Server 2008 R2 Installations
  • Lesson 2: Performing a Windows Server 2008 R2 Installation
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Following Installation
  • Lesson 4: Automating Server Activation Using Microsoft Volume Activation

Lab : Lab A: Planning to Install Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Exercise: Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP)Toolkit

Lab : Lab B: Installing Windows Server and Configuring Post-Installation Settings

  • Exercise 1: Installing Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Exercise 2: Configuring Server Core
  • Exercise 3: Enabling Remote Management

Lab : Lab C: Managing Roles and Features

  • Exercise 1: Adding the DNS and DHCP Server Roles
  • Exercise 2: Managing Server Core

Lab : Lab D: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Licensing

  • Exercise: Planning Volume Activation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan Windows Server 2008 R2 installations.
  • Perform a Windows Server 2008 R2 installation.
  • Configure Windows Server 2008 R2 following installation.
  • Automate server activation using Microsoft Volume Activation.

Module 2: Implementing Deployment Technologies

This module describes the various deployment technologies available for use with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Selecting a Deployment Strategy
  • Lesson 2: Using the Windows Automated Installation Kit
  • Lesson 3: Working with Images
  • Lesson 4: Working with Unattended Answer Files

Lab : Deploying Windows Server 2008 with an Answer File

  • Exercise 1: Verifying the Configuration of WAIK
  • Exercise 2: Creating an Answer File

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Select a suitable deployment strategy.
  • Describe the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK).
  • Describe the different types of images.
  • Perform an unattended Windows Server 2008 R2 installation.

Module 3: Using Windows Deployment Services

This module explains how to create and deploy custom system images by using Windows Deployment Services and images.

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Deployment with WD
  • Lesson 3: Maintaining Images

Lab : Using WDS to Deploy Windows Server

  • Exercise 1: Installing and configuring WDS
  • Exercise 2: Creating Operating System Images with WDS
  • Exercise 3: Using an Unattended File with WDS
  • Exercise 4: Configuring Custom Computer Naming for Large-Scale Deployments
  • Exercise 5: Deploying Images with WDS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the important features and functionality of WDS.
  • Configure WDS in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Perform deployments with WDS.

Module 4: Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

This module explains how to deploy and create custom system images for common server configurations by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Lesson 2: Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Lesson 3: Maintaining Images with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Lab : Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

  • Exercise 1: Installing MDT 2010
  • Exercise 2: Configuring MDT 2010
  • Exercise 3: Creating an MDT 2010 Build
  • Exercise 4: Creating Deployment Points
  • Exercise 5: Performing a Lite-Touch Deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the MDT.
  • Use the MDT for low and zero-touch deployments.
  • Use MDT to maintain image files.

Module 5: Migrating Active Directory Directory Service

This module explains how to upgrade and migrate Active Directory directory service from Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
  • Lesson 2: Upgrading Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 R2

Lab : Migrating Active Directory

  • Exercise 1: Preparing the Existing Forest
  • Exercise 2: Deploying a Windows Server 2008 R2 DC
  • Exercise 3: Removing Legacy Domain Controllers
  • Exercise 4: Enabling New Active Directory Features

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the considerations and changes resulting from the Active Directory upgrade.
  • Upgrade a legacy forest.

Module 6: Migrating File, Print, and Web Services

This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating file and print servers from Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2. This module also includes guidance for upgrading and migrating application and Web servers from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Introducing the Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Lesson 2: Migrating File and Print Servers
  • Lesson 3: Migrating Web and Application Servers

Lab : Lab A: Migrating Windows Server 2003 File and Print Services

  • Exercise 1: Installing and Configuring the File and Print Server Roles
  • Exercise 2: Enabling Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Exercise 3: Migrating File and Print Services
  • Exercise 4: Verifying the migration of file and print services

Lab : Lab B: Lesson 3: Migrating Web and Application Servers

  • Exercise 1: Installing the Required Roles on Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Exercise 2: Installing the Migration Tools
  • Exercise 3: Migrating the Application
  • Exercise 4: Verifying the Migration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows Server Migration Tools.
  • Upgrade file and print servers.
  • Upgrade Web and application servers.

Module 7: Deploying Branch Office and Remote Access Services

This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating branch offices and Remote Access Services to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Remote Infrastructure

Lab : Lab A: Deploying an RODC to a Branch Office

  • Exercise 1: Enabling the Forest to Support RODC Deployment
  • Exercise 2: Deploying the RODC Role on Server Core
  • Exercise 3: Creating the Branch Office Site
  • Exercise 4: Securing the RODC

Lab : Lab B: Implementing Branch Cache

  • Exercise 1: Configuring BranchCache on a Server
  • Exercise 2: Configuring Client-Side BranchCache Settings
  • Exercise 3: Verify BranchCache Functionality

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement read-only domain controllers (RODC) to support branch offices.
  • Implement remote infrastructure features to support branch offices.

Module 8: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines

This module provides guidance for migrating existing workloads to a virtual machine environment using the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V role.
Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Installing Hyper-V
  • Lesson 3: Migrating workloads to Hyper-V

Lab : Lab: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines

  • Exercise 1: Planning to Migrate Workloads
  • Exercise 2: Deploying the Hyper-V Role
  • Exercise 3: Creating Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, and Virtual Hard Disks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft server virtualization solutions.
  • Install and configure Hyper-V.
  • Plan the migration of workloads to Microsoft virtual machines.

6439: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure(5 Days) . Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

This course introduces students to a series of Windows Server 2008 technologies that are used in common business scenarios, and are often the technical underpinnings for business applications. It guides students through the installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting of a Windows Server 2008 technology infrastructure for a large, comprehensive business application, assisting them with the foundational knowledge required for success in supporting such technologies. It covers technologies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 including Sp1.
This course also directly supports the 70-643: TS: Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure, Configuring exam.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT Professional technical specialists who work in the complex computing environment of a medium to large company and are responsible for the underlying Microsoft technologies that support a business application infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

This course is also intended for IT professional technical specialists seeking to prepare for the 70-643: TS: Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure, Configuring examination.

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have the following prerequisites:

  • Up to one year of experience managing Windows Server 2008 and/or Windows Server 2008 R2 in a medium-to-large networking environment of multiple physical locations.
  • At least two years of experience configuring and managing Windows Vista or Windows 7 clients
  • Experience managing applications and network technologies in an enterprise environment, which may include network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, a firewall, Internet access, an intranet, Public Key Infrastructure, remote access, remote desktop, virtualization, and client computer management.
  • Experience managing connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to corporate resources and connecting corporate networks.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Applications
  • Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Applications
  • RDS in the Single-Server Configuration
  • RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration
  • Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet
  • IIS Web Applications
  • IIS FTP and SMTP Services
  • IIS Server and SSL Management
  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
  • Windows Streaming Media Services


Course Outline

Module 1: Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 Applications

This module covers the storage options most commonly associated with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 instances today. It introduces storage architectures, mediums, and protocols, guides students through the configuration steps for connecting iSCSI storage, and introduces the concept of VHDs as storage and boot devices.
Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Storage Concepts in Windows Server 2008
  • Lesson 2: Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
  • Lesson 3: Working with Virtual Hard Disks

Lab :Lab A: Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server 2008

  • Exercise 1: Configuring iSCSI Storage Connections for Windows Server
  • Exercise 2: Configuring the MPIO DSM
  • Exercise 3: Configuring a Redundant iSCSI Connection Using MPIO

Lab : Lab B: Managing Virtual Hard Disks

  • Exercise 1: Creating a Virtual Hard Disk
  • Exercise 2: Mounting a Virtual Hard Disk in Windows Server
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Windows Server to Startup from a Virtual Hard Disk
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand general Storage concepts in Windows Server 2008
  • Configure iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
  • Work with Virtual Hard Disks in Windows Server 2008

Module 2:Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 Applications

This module covers Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2’s built-in platforms that facility high availability for business applications. These general-purpose platforms include Network Load Balancing and Windows Failover Clustering in both single-site and multiple-site configurations.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
  • Lesson 2: Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster
  • Lesson 3: Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
  • Lesson 4: Preparing for Failover Clustering
  • Lesson 5: Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster

Lab : Lab A: Installing and Managing an NLB Cluster

  • Exercise 1: Building an NLB Cluster
  • Exercise 2: Configuring NLB Cluster Options
  • Exercise 3: Testing the NLB Cluster
  • Exercise 4: Managing an NLB Cluster

Lab : Lab B: Building a Windows Failover Cluster

  • Exercise 1: Preparing Windows Server for Hosting a Failover Cluster
  • Exercise 2: Running the Cluster Validation Wizard
  • Exercise 3: Building a Failover Cluster
  • Exercise 4: Validating a Successful Failover Cluster Creation

Lab : Lab C: Managing a Windows Failover Cluster

  • Exercise 1: Creating Cluster Resources
  • Exercise 2: Configuring Cluster Resource Dependencies
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Resource Policies and Owners
  • Exercise 4: Testing Cluster Fail Over
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
  • Implement a Network Load Balancing Cluster
  • Understand Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
  • Prepare for Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster in Windows Server 2008

Module 3: Configuring Remote Desktop Services

This module covers the introductory steps required to bring a single Remote Desktop Services Host server online and prepare it for remote application delivery to users. Students in this module will complete all aspects of the single-server configuration while preparing the environment for adding potential future servers.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Remote Desktop Services Overview
  • Lesson 2: Configuring a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
  • Lesson 3: Configuring the Remote Desktop User Experience
  • Lesson 4: Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs
  • Lesson 5: Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
  • Lesson 6: Configuring Licensing for Remote Desktop Services

Lab : Lab A: Installing and Configuring an RD Session Host Server

  • Exercise 1: Install the RD Session Host Role Service
  • Exercise 2: Install an Application on the RD Session Host Server
  • Exercise 3: Prepare the RD Session Host Server for Users
  • Exercise 4: Connect to an RD Session Host with the RD Client

Lab : Lab B: Customizing the User Experience

  • Exercise 1: Configure RD Session Host Printing
  • Exercise 2: Configure RD Session Host Device Redirection
  • Exercise 3: Configure the Desktop Experience
  • Exercise 4: Configure Multimedia Redirection
  • Exercise 5: Configure IP Virtualization

Lab : Lab C: Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs

  • Exercise 1: Create a RemoteApp Program
  • Exercise 2: Deploy a RemoteApp
  • Exercise 3: Connect to a Deployed RemoteApp Program

Lab : Lab D: Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC

  • Exercise 1 Install and Configure RD Web Access
  • Exercise 2: Use RD Web Access to Connect to Remote App programs
  • Exercise 3: Configure Single Sign-On
  • Exercise 4: Configure RADC
  • Exercise 5: Use Group Policy to Distribute RADC Settings
  • Exercise 6: Use RADC to Connect to RemoteApp programs

Lab : Lab E: Configuring Licensing for RDS

  • Exercise 1 Install and Configure and RD Licensing Server
  • Exercise 2: Configure RD Session Host Servers for Licensing
  • Exercise 3: Review Licensing Configuration and Diagnosis
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand Remote Desktop Services Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Configure a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
  • Configure the Remote Desktop User Experience
  • Deploy and Connect to Remote App programs
  • Connect Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
  • Configure Licensing for Remote Desktop Services

Module 4:RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration

This module covers the extra activities and knowledge required to expand a single-RDSH server environment to one with multiple RDSH servers in a farm configuration.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Building an RDS Server Farm
  • Lesson 2: Monitoring the RDS Environment

Lab : Lab A: Building an RDS Server Farm

  • Exercise 1: Install RDSH on NYC-RDSH2
  • Exercise 2: Configure an RDSH Server via Group Policy
  • Exercise 3: Configure RDCB and NLB to create an RDS Farm
  • Exercise 4: Configure RD Roaming Profiles
  • Exercise 5: Test the connection to an RDS Farm

Lab : Lab B: Monitoring the RDS Environment

  • Exercise 1: Use the RD Manager to Administer User Sessions
  • Exercise 2: Use WSRM to Monitor RDS Resource Usage
  • Exercise 3: Configure Fair Share CPU Scheduling
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Build an RDS Server Farm
  • Monitor and Configure the RDS Environment

Module 5: Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet

This module covers the additional activities that are necessary to build and secure a Remote Desktop Gateway server for the purposes of protecting RDS communication as it passes through untrusted networks such as the Internet.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
  • Lesson 2: Installing and Managing the RDG

Lab : Lab: Installing and Managing the RDG

  • Exercise 1: Installing and Configuring the RDG
  • Exercise 2: Configuring RD CAPs and RD RAPs
  • Exercise 3: Configuring SSO for User Connections
  • Exercise 4: Testing RemoteApp Connections with the RDG
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
    Install, configure and Manage the RDG

Module 6:IIS Web Applications

This module covers the primary use of IIS as a Web application platform. Students will learn to set up and maintain a Web site and application configuration based upon business and developer requirements. Although ASP.NET Web sites are commonly maintained by developers, IT professionals are typically called upon to configure the platform and assist with maintenance. This module will cover IIS 7.5 and IIS 7.0 and outline distinctions between them but will focus on IIS 7.5 as in Windows Server 2008 R2

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: IIS Functional Overview
  • Lesson 2: Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications
  • Lesson 3: Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications

Lab : Lab A: Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications

  • Exercise 1: Configuring IIS Server Settings
  • Exercise 2: Configuring an Application Pool
  • Exercise 3: Creating and Configuring a Web Site
  • Exercise 4: Configuring Basic Settings for a Web Application
  • Exercise 5: Backing Up IIS Configuration Settings
  • Exercise 6: Configuring a Virtual Directory

Lab : Lab B: Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications

  • Exercise 1: Configuring ASP.NET
  • Exercise 2: Configuring ASP.NET Application Settings
  • Exercise 3: Configuring ASP.NET Security
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand how IIS Works and What it can do in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Create IIS Web Sites and Applications
  • Manage IIS Web Sites and Applications


Module 7:IIS FTP and SMTP Services

This module covers IIS' other major feature areas such as file transfer and email functionality. These features are commonly used to support Web sites, and this module will discuss how to properly configure these features in accordance with best practices and based upon business requirements.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Implementing and Configuring IIS FTP Sites
  • Lesson 2: Implementing and Configuring IIS SMTP Sites

Lab : Lab: Implementing FTP and SMTP

  • Exercise 1: Installing FTP and SMTP
  • Exercise 2: Configuring and Testing FTP
  • Exercise 3: Configuring and Testing SMTP
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Implement and Configure IIS FTP Sites
  • Implement and Configure IIS SMTP Sites

Module 8: IIS Server and SSL Management

This module focuses on IIS' security-related features, including SSL, logging, delegated permissions, remote administration, and other features. Students will practice a variety of scenarios that reflect common real-world business requirements.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring and Logging IIS
  • Lesson 2: Managing IIS and SSL Security
  • Lesson 3: Managing IIS Administrative Delegation and Remote Administration

Lab : Lab A: Managing IIS and SSL Security

  • Exercise 1: Configuring SSL Bindings
  • Exercise 2: Configuring IP Address Blocking
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Logging
  • Exercise 4: Testing and Validating the Configuration

Lab : Lab B: Configuring Remote and Delegated Administration in IIS

  • Exercise 1: Configuring IIS Remote Administration
  • Exercise 2: Configuring IIS Delegated Administration
  • Exercise 3: Configuring IIS Feature Delegation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure and Monitor IIS and the IIS Logs
  • Manage IIS and SSL Security
  • Manage IIS Administrative Delegation and Remote Administration

Module 9: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation

This module covers the installation and configuration of this evolution of Windows SharePoint Services. Students will learn to set up and configure a basic document-sharing site that meets many common organizational and project requirements. It will focus on SharePoint Foundation 2010 as implemented in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Foundation
  • Lesson 2: SharePoint Foundation Integration

Lab : Lab: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Foundation

  • Exercise 1: Install SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Exercise 2: Create an initial SharePoint site and document library
  • Exercise 3: Delegate site permissions
  • Exercise 4: Backup and recover the SharePoint site
  • Exercise 5: Configure SharePoint Timer jobs
  • Exercise 6: Configure usage and Report logging
  • Exercise 7: Resetting the lab environment
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install and Configure SharePoint Foundation
  • SharePoint Foundation Integration

Module 10:Windows Streaming Media Services

This module looks at the Media Services features of the Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platform, and introduces students to key concepts such as Real-Time Streaming Protocol, authentication, authorization, and more. Students will learn to install and configure Media Services to support use of the system features.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring Streaming Media Services
  • Lesson 2: Securing Streaming Media

Lab : Lab A: Installing and Configuring Media Services

  • Exercise 1: Installing the Media Services Role
  • Exercise 2: Configuring On-Demand Streaming and RTSP
  • Exercise 3: Configuring Bandwidth and Connection Limits
  • Exercise 4: Verify and Tune Media Services delivery
  • Exercise 4: Configuring Web-based Administration of Media Services

Lab : Lab B: Configuring Media Services Content Security

  • Exercise 1: Configuring Authentication for a Publishing Point
  • Exercise 2: Restricting Access to Files to Specified Users
  • Exercise 3: Allowing Anonymous Access to Files on a New Publishing Point
  • Exercise 4: Allowing Access to Intranet Users
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Install and Configure Streaming Media Services
  • Secure Streaming Media

6292: Installing and Configuring Windows 7 Client (3 Days) . Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

This three-day instructor-led course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client. In this course, students learn how to install, upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7 client. Students then configure Windows 7 client for network connectivity, security, maintenance, and mobile computing.

This course helps students prepare for the Exam 70-680, TS: Windows 7, Configuring.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
  • Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
  • Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
  • The skills to map network file shares.
  • Experience working from a command prompt.
  • Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
  • Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
  • An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Secure Windows 7 client desktop computers.
  • Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer.

Course Outline

Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7

This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.

Lessons

  • Preparing to Install Windows 7
  • Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrading and Migrating to Windows 7
  • Performing Image-based Installation of Windows 7
  • Configuring Application Compatibility

Lab : Installing and Configuring Windows 7

  • Migrating Settings by using Windows Easy Transfer
  • Configuring a Reference Image of Windows 7
  • Configuring a Reference Image

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
  • Perform a clean installation of Windows 7
  • Upgrade and Migrate to Windows 7 from an earlier version of Windows.
  • Perform an image-based installation of Windows 7
  • Resolve common application compatibility issues.

Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.

Lessons:

  • Partitioning Disks in Windows 7
  • Managing Disk Volumes
  • Maintaining Disks in Windows 7
  • Installing and Configuring Device Drivers

Lab : Configuring Disks and Device Drivers

  • Configuring Disks
  • Configuring Disk Quotas (Optional)
  • Updating a Device Driver

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure disk partitions on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Create and manage disk volumes
  • Manage file system fragmentation and disk quotas
  • Install and configure device drivers

Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Authentication and Authorization
  • Managing File Access in Windows 7
  • Managing Shared Folders
  • Configuring File Compression
  • Managing Printing

Lab : Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Create and Configure a Public Shared Folder for all Users
  • Configuring Shared Access to Files for Specific Users
  • Creating and Sharing a Printer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe authentication and authorization
  • Manage file access on a Windows 7 client computer
  • Create and manage shared folders
  • Configure file compression
  • Install, configure, and administer printers

Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity

This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.

Lessons

  • Configuring IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Configuring IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Implementing Automatic IP Address Allocation
  • Overview of Name Resolution
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues

Lab : Configuring Network Connectivity

  • Configuring IPv4 Addressing
  • Configuring IPv6 Addressing
  • Troubleshooting Network Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure IPv4 network connectivity.
  • Configure IPv6 network connectivity.
  • Implement automatic IP address allocation.
  • Troubleshoot common network related issues by using the tools available in Windows 7.


Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections
This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.

Lessons

  • Overview of Wireless Networks
  • Configuring a Wireless Network

Lab : Configuring Wireless Network Connections

  • Determining the appropriate configuration for a wireless network
  • Troubleshooting Wireless Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the standards and technologies related to wireless network connections.
  • Configure a wireless network connection.

Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops

This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.
Lessons

  • Overview of Security Management in Windows 7
  • Securing a Windows 7 Client Computer by Using Local Security Policy Settings
  • Securing Data by Using EFS and BitLocker
  • Configuring Application Restrictions
  • Configuring User Account Control
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Security Settings in Internet Explorer 8
  • Configuring Windows Defender

Lab : Configuring UAC, Local Security Policies, EFS, and AppLocker

  • Using Action Center
  • Configuring Local Security Policies
  • Encrypting Data
  • Configuring AppLocker

Lab : Configuring Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer 8 Security Settings, and Windows Defender

  • Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Configuring Internet Explorer 8 Security
  • Configuring Windows Defender

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the security management features of Windows 7.
  • Configure local security policy settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Secure data by using EFS and BitLocker.
  • Configure application restrictions by using AppLocker.
  • Configure user account control settings.
  • Configure Windows Firewall on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure security-related settings in Internet Explorer to help protect a Windows 7 client computer that is connected to the Internet.
  • Configure Windows Defender to help protect a Windows 7 client computer against malicious software.

Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.

Lessons

  • Maintaining Performance by Using the Windows 7 Performance Tools
  • Maintaining Reliability by Using the Windows 7 Diagnostic Tools
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data by Using Windows Backup
  • Restoring a Windows 7 System by Using System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

Lab : Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers

  • Monitoring System Performance
  • Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • Configuring System Restore Points
  • Configuring Windows Update

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Maintain the performance of a Windows 7 client computer by using performance management tools.
  • Maintain reliability of a Windows 7 client computer by using the diagnostic tools.
  • Back up and restore data on a Windows 7 client computer by using Windows Backup.
  • Restore a Windows 7 system by using system restore points.
  • Configure Windows Update on a Windows 7 client computer.

Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.
Lessons

  • Configuring Mobile Computer and Device Settings
  • Configuring Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance for Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess for Remote Access
  • Configuring BranchCache for Remote Access

Lab : Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7

  • Creating a Sync Partnership
  • Configuring Power Options
  • Enabling Remote Desktop
  • Enabling BranchCache

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure mobile computer and device settings on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance on a Windows 7 client computer.
  • Configure DirectAccess on a Windows 7 client computer for remote access.
  • Configure BranchCache on a branch office Windows 7 client computer.

6435: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (5 Days) . Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

This five-day course will provide students with an understanding of how to design a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure that meets business and technical requirements for network services.

This course helps pass Exam 70-647

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is IT professionals, including Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 enterprise administrators interested in becoming a Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator who focuses on network solutions.

Prerequisites:

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Active Directory Technology Specialist level knowledge and concepts.
  • Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist level knowledge and experience.
  • Applications Infrastructure Technology Specialist level knowledge and experience.
  • Windows Vista TS level of knowledge and experience.
  • Intermediate understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, name resolution, and connection methods.
  • Intermediate understanding of security best practices for authentication and file permissions.
  • Intermediate understanding of server and network hardware.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe key components of network infrastructure design.
  • Describe how to design a secure network.
  • Design a plan for allocating IP addresses to workstations and servers.
  • Design a network topology.
  • Describe the internal considerations for network security and how they can be addressed.
  • Design an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates Domain Name System (DNS).
  • Optimize a name resolution system that incorporates DNS and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS).
  • Design a solution for network access.
  • Design a Network Access Protection (NAP) solution.
  • Design a solution for operating system deployment and maintenance.
  • Design the deployment of file services.
  • Design print services in Windows Server 2008.
  • Design high availability for applications and services.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Network Infrastructure Design

This module describes the key components of network infrastructure design.

Lessons

  • Preparing for Network Infrastructure Design
  • Designing the Network Topology
  • Designing Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Designing a Change Management Structure for a Network

Lab : Designing Network Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

  • Preparing for the Network Infrastructure Design
  • Designing the Network Topology
  • Designing Network Infrastructure for Virtualization
  • Designing a Change Management plan
  • Lab Discussion

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the network infrastructure design.
  • Design the network topology.
  • Design network infrastructure for virtualization.
  • Design a change management structure for a network.

Module 2: Designing Network Security

This module explains how to design a secure network.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network Security Design
  • Creating a Network Security Plan
  • Identifying Threats to Network Security
  • Analyzing Security Risks
  • Defense-in-Depth Model Overview

Lab : Designing a Network Security Plan

  • Identifying a Team for the Security Plan Scenario
  • Identifying Threats
  • Analyzing Risk
  • Discussion of Designing a Network Security Plan

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the security design process.
  • Describe the components of a security plan.
  • Describe how to identify threats.
  • Describe how to assess risk.
  • Describe the defense-in-depth model.

Module 3: Designing IP Addressing

This module describes how to design a plan for allocating IP addresses to workstations and servers.

Lessons

  • Designing an IPv4 Addressing Scheme
  • Designing an IPv6 Addressing Scheme
  • Designing DHCP Implementation
  • Designing DHCP Configuration Options

Lab : Designing IP Addressing in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing an IPv4 Addressing Scheme
  • Designing an IPv6 Addressing Scheme
  • Designing a DHCP Implementation
  • Discussion of IP Address Allocation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to integrate IPv4 and IPv6.
  • Describe how to allocate IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.
  • Describe how to implement DHCP placement.
  • Describe how to determine DHCP options

Module 4: Designing Routing and Switching

This module explains how to design a network topology.

Lessons

  • Preparing for Designing a Network Routing Topology
  • Selecting Network Devices
  • Designing Internet Connectivity and Perimeter Networks
  • Designing Routing Communications
  • Evaluating Network Performance

Lab : Designing a Network Routing Topology

  • Designing the Placement of Routers
  • Designing a Perimeter Network
  • Evaluating Network Performance
  • Discussion of Designing a Network Routing Topology

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare for designing a network routing topology.
  • Design the placement of routers.
  • Design a perimeter network.
  • Design routing communications.
  • Evaluate network performance.

Module 5: Designing Security for Internal Networks

This module explains the internal considerations for network security and how they can be addressed.

Lessons

  • Designing Windows Firewall Implementation
  • Overview of IPSec
  • Designing IPSec Implementation

Lab : Designing a Secure Internal Network

  • Designing a Windows Firewall Implementation
  • Designing an IPSec Implementation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how Windows Firewall can be used to secure networks
  • Describe how IPSec can be used to secure networks.
  • Design an IPSEc implementation.

Module 6: Designing Name Resolution

This module explains how to design an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates DNS.

Lessons

  • Collecting Information for a Name Resolution Design
  • Designing a DNS Server Strategy
  • Designing a DNS Namespace
  • Designing DNS Zone Implementation
  • Designing Zone Replication and Delegation

Lab : Designing a Name Resolution Strategy in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing a DNS Server Strategy
  • Designing a DNS Namespace
  • Designing a DNS Zone and Replication Strategy
  • Discuss the Design of Name Resolution
  • Implement a DNS Zone and Replication Strategy

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine the information required to plan name resolution.
  • Describe how to design a DNS server strategy.
  • Describe how to design a DNS namespace
  • Describe how to design a DNS zone strategy.
  • Describe how to design a DNS zone replication strategy.

Module 7: Designing Advanced Name Resolution

This module explains an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates DNS and WINS.

Lessons

  • Optimizing DNS Queries
  • Designing DNS for High Availability
  • Designing a WINS Name Resolution Strategy

Lab : Designing a Name Resolution Strategy in Windows Server 2008

  • Optimize DNS Resolution
  • Designing and Configuring WINS Name Resolution
  • Integrating DNS and WINS Name Resolution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Optimize DNS resolution.
  • Design DNS for high availability.
  • Design a WINS Name resolution strategy.

Module 8: Planning and Deploying the Application Virtualization Management System

This module explains how to design a solution for network access.

Lessons

  • Gathering Data for Designing Network Access Solutions
  • Securing and Controlling Network Access
  • Designing Remote Access Services
  • Designing RADIUS Authentication with Network Policy Services
  • Designing Wireless Access

Lab : Designing a Network Access Solution

  • Designing a Remote Access Solution
  • Designing Network Policy Services
  • Designing a Wireless Connection Solution
  • Discuss the Design of Network Access
  • Deploying an SSTP VPN Solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to gather data for designing network access solutions.
  • Describe how to secure and control network access.
  • Describe how to design remote access services.
  • Describe how to design a RADIUS solution.
  • Describe how to design wireless access.

Module 9: Designing Network Access Protection

This module explains how to design a NAP solution.

Lessons

  • Designing the NAP Platform Architecture
  • NAP Architecture
  • NAP Enforcement
  • Designing NAP Policy
  • Designing NAP Enforcement and Remediation

Lab : Designing Network Access Protection

  • Analyzing Enforcement Methods
  • Designing DHCP Enforcement
  • Designing IPSec Enforcement
  • Implementing DHCP Enforcement

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to design the NAP platform architecture.
  • Describe NPS design for NAP.
  • Describe how to design NAP enforcement point and client component requirements.
  • Describe IPSec based NAP.

Module 10: Designing Operating System Deployment and Maintenance

This module explains how to design a solution for operating system deployment and maintenance.

Lessons

  • Determining Operating System Deployment Requirements
  • Deploying an Operating System by Using WDS
  • Planning for the Creation and Modification of Images
  • Designing Multicast Transmission of Images

Lab : Designing Operating System Deployment and Maintenance

  • Designing an Operating System Deployment Solution
  • Designing WDS Deployment
  • Designing WDS Images
  • Designing a WSUS Deployment
  • Discussing Operating System Deployment and Maintenance

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine operating system deployment requirements
  • Describe operating system deployment using Windows Deployment Services.
  • Plan the creation and modification of images.
  • Design multicast transmission of images.

Module 11: Designing File Services and DFS in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design the deployment of file services and DFS.

Lessons

  • Designing File Services
  • Designing DFS
  • Designing the FSRM Configuration

Lab : Designing File Services and DFS in Windows Server 2008

  • Selecting File Services Components
  • Designing DFS
  • Designing FSRM
  • Implementing DFS
  • Implementing FSRM

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the design of file services.
  • Describe the design of Distributed File System (DFS).
  • Describe the design of File Server Resource Manager (FSRM).

Module 12: Designing High Availability in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design high availability for applications and services.

Lessons

  • Overview of High Availability
  • Designing Network Load Balancing for High Availability
  • Designing Failover Clustering for High Availability
  • Designing Geographically Dispersed Failover Clusters

Lab : Designing High Availability in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing High Availability
  • Implementing an NLB Design
  • Implementing a Failover Cluster Design

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the need for high availability.
  • Describe how to design Network Load Balancing for high availability
  • Describe how to design Failover Clustering for high availability
  • Describe how to design geographically dispersed failover clustering.

Module 13: Designing Print Services in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design print services in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Overview of a Print Services Design
  • Windows Server 2008 Printing Features
  • Designing Print Services

Lab : Designing Shared Resources in Windows Server 2008

  • Analyzing the Components of a Print Services Design
  • Designing a Shared Printer Deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the print services design.
  • Describe Windows Server 2008 printing features.
  • Design print services.

6436: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services (5 Days). Follow this link to enroll.

About this Course

At the end of this five-day course, students will learn how to design an Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008. Students will learn how to design Active Directory forests, domain infrastructure, sites and replication, administrative structures, group policies, and Public Key Infrastructures. Students will also learn how to design for security, high availability, disaster recovery, and migrations.

This course helps pass Exam 70-647

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to design an Active Directory infrastructure and services in Windows Server 2008.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Completion of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Windows Server 2008 curriculum or equivalent knowledge and skills.
  • Knowledge of Windows Vista Terminal Services or Deployment Terminal Services

Course Outline

Module 1: Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design an Active Directory forest based on business and technical requirements.

Lessons

  • Determining Active Directory Forest Design Requirements
  • Designing an Active Directory Forest
  • Designing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Managing the Active Directory Schema
  • Understanding Windows Time Service

Lab : Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing an Active Directory Forest
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Schema Changes
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine Active Directory Forest Design Requirements
  • Design an Active Directory Forest
  • Design Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Manage the Active Directory Schema
  • Understand Windows Time Service

Module 2: Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design an Active Directory domain infrastructure based on business and technical requirements.

Lessons

  • Designing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing the Integration of DNS Namespaces
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts

Lab : Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing and Implementing DNS Namespace Integration
  • Designing and Implementing Read-Only Domain Controller Security
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Domain Trusts
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-4 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design Active Directory domains
  • Design the integration of DNS namespaces
  • Design the placement of domain controllers
  • Design Active Directory domain trusts

Module 3: Designing Active Directory Sites and Replication in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory sites and replication roles.

Lessons

  • Designing Active Directory Sites
  • Designing AD DS Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers in AD DS Sites

Lab : Designing AD DS Sites and Replication in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Sites
  • Designing and Implementing AD DS Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design Active Directory sites
  • Design Active Directory replication
  • Design the placement of domain controllers in Active Directory sites

Module 4: Designing Active Directory Domain Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory domain administrative structures in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Planning an Active Directory Domain Administrative Structure
  • Designing Organizational Unit Structures
  • Designing an Active Directory Group Strategy
  • Planning for User and Computer Account Management

Lab : Designing AD DS Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing and Implementing Organizational Units
  • Designing and Implementing Active Directory Group Strategies
  • Automating User Account Management by using Windows PowerShell
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan an Active Directory domain administrative structure
  • Design organizational unit structures
  • Design an Active Directory group strategy
  • Plan for User and Computer Account management

Module 5: Designing Active Directory Group Policy in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory Group Policies in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Gathering Information for Group Policy Deployment
  • Designing Group Policy Settings
  • Designing Group Policy Processing
  • Designing Group Policy Management

Lab : Designing Active Directory Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing and Implementing Group Policy Settings
  • Designing and Implementing Group Policy Application
  • Designing and Implementing Group Policy Management
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Gather information for designing the Group Policy deployment.
  • Design Group Policy settings
  • Design Group Policy processing
  • Design Group Policy management

Module 6: Designing AD DS Security in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design AD DS security in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Designing Active Directory Security Policies
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Controller Security
  • Designing Administrator Security and Delegation

Lab : Designing AD DS Security in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing and Implementing Domain Security Policies
  • Designing and Implementing Domain Controller Security Policies
  • Designing and Implementing Administrator Security and Delegation
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design Active Directory security policies
  • Design Active Directory domain controller security
  • Design administrator security and delegation

Module 7: Designing Active Directory High Availability in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory high availability and disaster recovery in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Understanding AD DS High Availability
  • Designing an AD DS High Availability Strategy

Lab : Designing AD DS Availability in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing a High Availability Plan for AD DS
  • Discussions About Exercise 1 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand AD DS high availability
  • Design an AD DS high availability strategy

Module 8: Designing AD DS Disaster Recovery in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design AD DS disaster recovery in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Designing an Active Directory Database Maintenance Strategy
  • Designing an Active Directory Backup and Recovery Strategy
  • Designing an AD DS Monitoring Strategy

Lab : Designing Active Directory Disaster Recovery in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing and Implementing a Domain Controller Maintenance Plan
  • Designing and Implementing a Domain Controller Monitoring Plan
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-2 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design an Active Directory database maintenance strategy
  • Design an Active Directory backup and recovery strategy
  • Design an Active Directory monitoring strategy

Module 9: Designing Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Overview of PKI and Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Designing a Certification Authority Hierarchy
  • Designing Certificate Template
  • Designing Certificate Distribution and Revocation

Lab : Designing Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing and Implementing a CA Hierarchy
  • Designing and Implementing AD CS Certificate Templates
  • Designing and Implementing Certificate Enrollment and Revocation
  • Discussions About Exercises 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe PKI and Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Design a Certification Authority hierarchy
  • Design certificate template
  • Design certificate distribution and revocation

Module 10: Designing an AD RMS Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design AD RMS infrastructure in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Gathering Information for an Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Design
  • Designing AD RMS Clusters and Access
  • Designing AD RMS Backup and Recovery

Lab : Designing an AD RMS Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing AD RMS Clusters and Access
  • Designing AD RMS Backup and Recovery
  • Discussions About Exercises 1-2 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Gather information for an AD RMS design
  • Design AD RMS clusters and access
  • Design AD RMS backup and recovery

Module 11: Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) implementation.

Lessons

  • Overview of an Active Directory Federation Services Design
  • Designing a Business-to-Business Federation
  • Designing Active Directory Federation Services Claims and Applications

Lab : Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing Active Directory Federation Services Access to Applications in a Perimeter Network
  • Designing Active Directory Federation Services Access to Partner Applications
  • Designing Active Directory Federation Services for Partner Access to Applications in a Perimeter Network
  • Discussions About Exercise1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe an AD FS design.
  • Design a business-to-business federation.
  • Design AD FS claims and applications.

Module 12: Designing an AD LDS Implementation

This module explains how to design an AD LDS implementation.

Lessons

  • AD LDS Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of an AD LDS Implementation Design
  • Designing AD LDS Schema and Replication
  • Integrating AD LDS with AD DS

Lab : Designing an AD LDS Implementation

  • Designing and Configuring AD LDS Replication for Internal Applications
  • Designing and Configuring AD LDS Replication for External Applications
  • Designing Highly Available LDAP Services for Multiple Applications
  • Discussions About Exercises 1-3 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the AD LDS deployment scenarios
  • Describe the AD LDS implementation design
  • Design AD LDS schema and replication
  • Integrate AD LDS with AD DS

Module 13: Designing Active Directory Migrations in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory migrations in Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Choosing an Active Directory Migration Strategy
  • Designing a Domain Upgrade Strategy
  • Designing a Domain Restructure Strategy

Lab : Designing Active Directory Migrations in Windows Server 2008

  • Designing an Active Directory Migration Strategy
  • Designing an Active Directory Migration Implementation Plan
  • Discussions About Exercise 1-2 Design Decisions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Choose an Active Directory migration strategy
  • Design a domain upgrade strategy
  • Design a domain restructure strategy

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2018-03-07 09:00 to 2018-03-09 17:00
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