Migrating from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Code: 2283
Course duration: 3 days
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2283: Migrating from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (3 Days)

About this Course

This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to migrate from Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 by creating a deployment plan for migrating the operating system, Active Directory directory services, network services, and application services. This course will also teach how to implement this deployment plan.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for individuals who are IT Professionals with design and implementation experience with Windows. The skills required are:

  • Able to design an Active Directory and networking infrastructure based on an organization's business needs and infrastructure factors.
  • Able to identify and categorize existing services and business requirements.

At Course Completion

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the process for migrating domains from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory.
  • Develop a migration deployment plan.
  • Design a migration strategy.
  • Maintain network and application services during a migration.
  • Test a migration plan and conduct a pilot migration.
  • Prepare the Windows NT 4.0 environment for migration to Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory.
  • Upgrade a Windows NT 4.0 domain to Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory.
  • Prepare to restructure Windows NT 4.0 account and resource domains.
  • Restructure account and resource domains from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory.
  • Complete the process of restructuring domains from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 and Active Directory.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Migrating from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003

This module explains how the migration process works and what components are identified and used to successfully migrate from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003.

Lessons

  • Introduction to the Migration Process
  • Overview of Migrating Domains

Lab : Introduction to the Lab Browser Environment

  • Introduction to Tailspin Toys
  • Understand Working in the Lab Browser Environment

After completing this module, students will be able to describe the process of migrating from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003, and identify the three paths that can used to migrate domains from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003.

Module 2: Developing a Deployment Plan

This module explains how to create a deployment plan by documenting the current infrastructure and how to conduct a gap analysis.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Developing a Deployment Plan
  • Documenting the Current Infrastructure
  • Conducting a Gap Analysis
  • Creating the Deployment Plan

Lab : Developing a Deployment Plan

  • Determining Server Configuration and Roles for the Migration
  • Planning for the Deployment

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and function of a deployment plan.
  • Collect and analyze information about an existing Windows NT 4.0 environment.
  • Conduct a gap analysis.
  • Create a deployment plan.

Module 3: Designing a Migration Strategy

This module explains how to determine a migration strategy for a Windows NT 4.0 migration to Windows Server 2003, and how to determine the migration sequence that best maintains the business functionality and reduces the amount of downtime for critical services.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Designing a Migration Strategy
  • Determining a Migration Path for Each Domain
  • Determining the Migration Sequence

Lab : Designing a Migration Strategy

  • Determine a Migration Strategy for Each Domain
  • Creating the Forest Root Domain

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe a migration strategy at a high level.
  • Determine the migration path for each domain.
  • Determine the sequence for migrating domains.

Module 4: Maintaining Network Operations During a Migration

This module explains how to analyze the impact on network operations and services during a migration.

Lessons

  • Overview of Maintaining Network Operations
  • Maintaining Name Resolution
  • Supporting Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol During a Migration
  • Maintaining the Remote Access Service
  • Integrating Replication Services
  • Maintaining Applications
  • Maintaining Network Performance

Lab : Maintaining Network Operations During a Migration

  • Maintain Reliability of Network Services During a Domain Upgrade
  • Maintain Reliability of Network Applications During a Domain Upgrade

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe issues related to maintaining services on a network during and after a migration at a high level.
  • Maintain name resolution in the Windows Server 2003-based environment to support applications that require name resolution during and after a migration.
  • Ensure that Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) operates in the Windows Server 2003-based environment during and after a migration.
  • Configure Windows Server 2003 domain controllers to support Remote Access Service (RAS) sessions in Windows NT 4.0 during and after a migration.
  • Ensure Windows NT 4.0 LAN Manager replication service support in the Windows Server 2003-based environment during and after a migration.
  • Examine existing application services and develop a strategy for ensuring their reliability during and after a migration.
  • Determine how a domain upgrade will modify existing security and develop a strategy for maintaining the desired security levels during a migration.

Module 5: Testing a Migration and Conducting a Pilot

This module explains how to test a migration plan and how to develop a recovery plan.

Lessons

  • Testing a Migration

Lab : Testing a Migration Deployment Plan

  • Create a Test Plan for a Migration
  • Resolving Problems with a Migration
  • Creating a Plan for a Pilot Migration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Test a migration plan.
  • Conduct a pilot migration.

Module 6: Preparing for the Migration

This module explains how to prepare for the migration from a Windows NT 4.0 domain to Windows Server 2003 by cleaning up the Windows NT 4.0 Security Accounts Manager (SAM) Database, and creating the forest root domain.

Lessons

  • Preparing the SAM Database
  • Preparing the Windows NT 4.0 Environment for Migration
  • Creating a Forest Root Domain

Lab : Preparing for the Migration

  • Clean Up the SAM Database
  • Lock Down the Windows NT 4.0 Environment
  • Identify Upgrade Blockers
  • Create the Forest Root Domain

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Clean up the SAM database to prepare the Windows NT 4.0-based environment for migration.
  • Prepare the Windows NT 4.0 environment for the migration.
  • Create a forest root domain.

Module 7: Upgrading Domains

This module explains how to migrate a Windows NT 4.0 domain to Windows Server 2003 by upgrading a domain, upgrading Backup Domain Controllers (BDC), and raising domain and forest functional levels.

Lessons

  • Introduction to the Domain Upgrade Process
  • Upgrade a Windows NT 4.0 Domain to Windows Server 2003
  • Completing the Domain Upgrade Process

Lab : Upgrading Domains

  • Upgrading a Windows NT 4.0 PDC
  • Verify Domain Controller Operations
  • Develop a Recovery Plan for a Domain Upgrade

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the domain upgrade process and the implication of upgrading a domain from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003.
  • Upgrade a Windows NT 4.0 domain to Windows Server 2003.
  • Complete the domain upgrade process by upgrading BDCs, preventing a domain controller overload, and raising the levels of domain and forest functionality to Windows Server 2003.

Module 8: Preparing to Restructure Domains

This module explains how to restructure domains from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 by using migration tools and how to create a domain restructure plan.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Restructuring Domains
  • Examining Migration Tools
  • Planning a Domain Restructure
  • Prepare the Source and Target Domains for Restructuring

Lab : Preparing to Restructure Domains

  • Prepare the Source and Target Domains for Restructuring
  • Identify Issues that Could Cause Problems with the Restructure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the process for restructuring domains.
  • Examine migration tools.
  • Plan a domain restructure.
  • Prepare the source and target domains for restructuring.

Module 9: Restructuring Domains

This module explains how to restructure account and resource domains from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003.

Lessons

  • Restructuring Account Domains
  • Restructuring Resource Domains
  • Restructuring Active Directory Domains

Lab : Restructuring Account and Resource Domains

  • Migrate the Account Domain
  • Migrate the Resource Domain

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Restructure Windows NT 4.0 account domains.
  • Restructure Windows NT 4.0 resource domains.
  • Restructure Active Directory domains by moving objects between domains in a Windows Server 2003 forest.

Module 10: Completing the Restructure Process

This module explains how to complete the restructure process from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003.

Lessons

  • Overview of Completing the Restructure Process
  • Reconfiguring Access to Shared Resources
  • Decommissioning the Windows NT 4.0 Source Domains

Lab : Completing the Restructure Process

  • Reconfigure Permissions on Shared Resources

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to complete the account and resource migration.
  • Configure access to shared resources.
  • Decommission the Windows NT 4.0 source domains.

Guaranteed to Run

2020-03-18 09:00 to 2020-03-20 17:00
Newark, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-03-18 09:00 to 2020-03-20 17:00
Attend Online
2020-03-09 09:00 to 2020-03-13 17:00
Attend Online
2020-03-04 09:00 to 2020-03-06 17:00
NYC-23rd Street (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-03-02 09:00 to 2020-03-06 17:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2020-02-28
09:00 to 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Instructor-Led)

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