MCSA 2008 - Windows Server 2008- Boot Camp

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MCSA Windows Server 2008: Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate:

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 certification shows that you have the minimum set of skills needed to hit the ground running, and differentiates you as better able to work with Windows Server 2008 in a real-world business context. This certification validates a set of primary Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas. MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification is a prerequisite for earning an MCSE Private Cloud.

This Microsoft MCSA Bootcamp training includes 100 hours of intense training lectures, hands on lab, Microsoft Official Courseware , test prep material for the exam and the lunch.

This bootcamp consists of the following courses:

The courses are offered in the order as listed below:

6425: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

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.

Prerequisites

• 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 5: Support Computer Accounts

This module explains how to create and configure computer accounts.

Lessons:

  • Create Computers and Join the Domain
  • Administer Computer Objects and Accounts

Lab : Create Computers and Join the Domain

  • Exercise 1: Join a Computer to the Domain with the Windows Interface
  • Exercise 2: Securing Computer Joins
  • Exercise 3: Managing Computer Account Creation with Best Practices

Lab : Administer Computer Objects and Accounts

  • Exercise 1: Administer Computer Objects through their Lifecycle
  • Exercise 2: Administer and Troubleshoot Computer Accounts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between a domain member and the domain in terms of identity and access
  • Identify the requirements for joining a computer to the domain
  • Implement best practice processes for computer joins
  • Secure AD DS to prevent the creation of unmanaged computer accounts
  • Manage computer objects and their attributes using the Windows Interface and command line tools
  • Administer computer accounts through their lifecycle

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 RODC

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 processes
  • 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

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.

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.

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 LDS instances 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

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.

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.

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 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 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.

6433: Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008

About this Course
This five day course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and implement a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment. It incorporates both the planning of the server infrastructure and key aspects of the implementation, management and maintenance of Active Directory and Network Infrastructure. It is the primary training resource for Exam 70-646 preparation (MCITP: Server Administrator certification). It covers the most important job tasks for Server Administrators who are responsible for the planning, operations, and day-to-day maintenance of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 servers in the enterprise.

The course covers Windows server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 sp1.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must possess the following skillset and knowledge:

  • At least one year experience in implementing or contributing to server and client planning
  • At least one year experience carrying out day to day network Infrastructure and Active Directory management and maintenance tasks
  • Technology skills equivalent to moc course 6418C: Deploying Windows Server 2008

Also, the following prerequisite certifications would support your preparation for attending this course and the taking of the subsequent related exam (70-646):

  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration
  • Equivalent course(s): 6425C and 6426C
  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration
  • Equivalent course(s): 6421B

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Plan Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 deployments and upgrades
  • Plan server management and delegated administration strategies
  • Plan for network addressing with IPv4 and IPv6 and also the provisioning of DNS services
  • Plan and provision Active Directory Domain Services
  • Plan and implement Group Policy strategy
  • Plan and implement Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Plan and provision Application servers including Web services, presentation virtualization and application virtualization
  • Plan and implement file and print server roles
  • Plan and implement secure network access policies such as VPNs, Network Access Protection (NAP) and Direct Access
  • Plan and provision data and storage
  • Plan and implement an update management strategy using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Plan and implement high availability
  • Plan for server performance and event monitoring
  • Plan and implement a backup and recovery strategy

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning Server Deployment and Upgrade
This module explains how to plan Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments and upgrades.

Lessons:

  • Developing a Deployment Strategy
  • Virtualization Considerations
  • Selecting an Automation Strategy
  • Implementing an Automation Strategy

Lab : Planning and Implementing Server Deployment

  • Planning a Windows Server 2008 R2 Deployment
  • Modifying a Windows Server 2008 R2 Image
  • Preparing to Deploy the Windows Server 2008 R2 Image

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop a deployment strategy.
  • Determine factors that affect the implementation of virtualization within your organization.
  • Select a strategy for deployment automation.
  • Implement the selected automation strategy.

Module 2: Planning Server Management and Delegated Administration

This module explains how to plan for server management and delegated administration on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments

Lessons:

  • Server Management Tools
  • Decentralizing Systems Administration

Lab : Implementing Role Based Systems Administration

  • Create an administrative-level role group
  • Creating an account management group
  • Enable and configure auditing for sensitive groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for the implementation and use of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2007 R2 remote management tools.
  • Plan and Implement decentralized systems administration.

Module 3: Planning Network Addressing and Name Resolution

This module explains how to plan for IPv4 and IPv6 addressing in your network and to plan and implement DNS and DHCP in a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment

Lessons:

  • Provisioning IPv4 Addresses on Enterprise Networks
  • Provisioning IPv6 Addresses on Enterprise Networks
  • Transitioning to IPv6
  • Provisioning DNS Services on Enterprise Networks

Lab : Planning and Implementing DHCP and DNS

  • Planning the Deployment of DHCP and DNS Servers
  • Implementing DNS
  • Implementing DHCP

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Provision an IPv4 addressing scheme within your organization.
  • Provision an IPv6 addressing scheme within your organization.
  • Plan the transition to IPv6.
  • Plan and implement DNS name resolution services within your organization’s network.

Module 4: Planning and Provisioning Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to plan and provision Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.

Lessons:

  • Deploying Domain Controllers in Multi-Site Organizations
  • Planning Administrative and Management Structures for AD DS
  • Planning a Maintenance Strategy for AD DS
  • Planning a Backup and Restore Strategy for AD DS

Lab : Planning and Provisioning AD DS

  • Planning an Active Directory Structure
  • Planning an AD DS Maintenance Strategy
  • AD DS Backup and Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify considerations for deploying domain controllers in multi-site organizations.
  • Plan administrative and management structures for AD DS
  • Plan a maintenance strategy for AD DS
  • Plan a backup and recovery strategy for AD DS.

Module 5: Planning Group Policy Strategy

This module explains how to plan and implement Group Policy strategy n Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments

Lessons:

  • Planning Group Policy Settings
  • Planning Group Policy Assignment
  • Planning the Management of Group Policy Objects

Lab : Planning and Implementing Group Policy

  • Planning Group Policy
  • Implementing the Proposed GPO Plan

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan GPO settings.
  • Plan the assignment of group policy objects to AD DS containers.
  • Plan how to manage GPOs within your organization.

Module 6: Planning Active Directory Certificate Services

This module explains how to plan Active Directory Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008 and Window Server 2008 R2 environments.

Lessons:

  • Enterprise PKI Deployment and Administration
  • Managing Certificate Templates
  • Planning Certificate Enrollment and Revocation

Lab : Configuring Certificate Services

  • Certificate Services Deployment Planning
  • Standalone Root and Subordinate CA
  • Configure Key Archiving and Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe which roles and configurations require the deployment of Active Directory Certificate Services as part of a network’s infrastructure services.
  • Know when to deploy an enterprise or standalone Certification Authority
  • Determine when to deploy an offline root Certification Authority
  • Understand when to deploy a subordinate or issuing Certification Authority
  • Plan the deployment of key archiving and recovery
  • Develop an appropriate Certification Authority management strategy

Module 7: Planning and Provisioning Application Servers

This module explains how to plan and provision application servers in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.

Lessons:

  • Planning and Provisioning Web Services
  • Planning and Provisioning Presentation Virtualization
  • Planning and Provisioning Application Virtualization

Lab : Planning and Provisioning Application Servers

  • Planning Application Deployment
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Policies
  • Configuring Recovery for Application Servers
  • Configuring WSRM Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and provision web application servers.
  • Plan and provision remote desktop services application servers.
  • Plan and provision application virtualization servers.

Module 8: Planning File and Print Services

This module explains how to plan and implement File and Print services in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.

Lessons

  • Provisioning File Services
  • Provisioning and Managing Storage
  • Provisioning and Managing Network Print Services
  • Migrating File and Print Services

Lab : Planning and Implementing File and Print Services

  • Planning File Services
  • Implementing File Services in the Branch Office
  • Implementing Print Services in the Branch Office

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement the file service role.
  • Plan and manage storage.
  • Plan and manage shared printers.
  • Plan the migration of file and print services to Windows Server 2008 R2

Module 9: Planning Network Access

This module explains how to plan and implement your network infrastructure components in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environment.

Lessons:

  • Planning Network Security
  • Planning Virtual Private Networks
  • Planning Network Access Protection
  • Planning DirectAccess

Lab : Planning and Implementing Network Access

  • Planning Network Access
  • Implementing Network Access

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan network infrastructure components to improve network security
  • Plan and implement VPNs
  • Plan and implement NAP
  • Plan DirectAccess

Module 10: Provisioning Data and Storage

This module explains how to provision data and storage in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environment.

Lessons:

  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System
  • Planning and Implementing BranchCache
  • Provisioning Storage

Lab : Planning and Implementing Data Access

  • Planning Data Access
  • Installing and Configuring DFS
  • Enabling and Configuring BranchCache

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement the Distributed File System.
  • Plan and implement BranchCache.
  • Provision an appropriate storage solution.

Module 11: Planning Update Deployment

This module explains how to plan and implement a Windows Server Update Service topology and how to deploy and manage updates in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.

Lessons:

  • WSUS Topologies
  • Update Management

Lab : Multi-Site WSUS Deployment

  • Analyze WSUS Deployment Plan
  • Configure a Replica WSUS Server
  • Configure WSUS for BranchCache and BITS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan an appropriate Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) topology
  • Deploy and manage updates

Module 12: Planning High Availability

This module explains how to plan and implement High Availability in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.

Lessons:

  • Planning Network Load Balancing
  • Planning Failover Clustering
  • Planning for Service Availability

Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability

  • Planning High Availability
  • Implementing High Availability

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and deploy network load balancing.
  • Plan and deploy failover clustering.
  • Plan for high service availability.

Module 13: Planning Performance and Event Monitoring

This module explains how to plan for performance and event monitoring in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.

Lessons:

  • Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance
  • Managing Events

Lab : Event Log Forwarding

  • Planning Enterprise Event Log Management
  • Configuring Event Subscriptions
  • Creating Custom Views
  • Creating Event Tasks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor and analyze server performance.
  • Manage events.

Module 14: Enterprise Backup and Recovery

This module explains how to plan for back ups and disaster recovery in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment

Lessons:

  • Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Planning Windows Server Backup
  • Planning and Administering Recovery

Lab : Backup and restore from VHD

  • Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Configure network backup with Windows Server Backup
  • Mount Backup VHD and Extract Data
  • Configure a Windows Server 2008 server to boot from backup VHD

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Plan Windows Server Backup
  • Plan recovery of data and servers

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