Windows Server 2008

Course Overview

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V is a hot technology that is being used in many enterprises to lower costs. You can consolidate multiple servers to a single platform. These machines will take less space in your datacenter, reduce cabling requirements, energy consumption, and cooling. This also allows for increased deployment flexibility and configuration options.

Course Outline

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

  • Introducing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
  • Configuring Hyper-V
  • Remote Administrator in Hyper-V
  • Creating Virtual Hard Drives
  • Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Migration Of VM’s To Hyper-V
  • Introducing system Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Managing Libraries And Checkpoints
  • Powershell And Backups

Deploying Windows Server 2008

  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008
  • Implementing Deployment Strategies
  • Configuring Deployments Using MDT
  • Migrating Active Directory Services
  • Migrating File and Print Services
  • Deployment of Branch Offices and Remote Access Services

Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers, Part 1

  • Managing A Windows Server 2008 Environment
  • Creating And Managing Active Directory Objects
  • Managing Access To Resources
  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Introduction To Group Policy
  • Managing Desktop Environments Using Group Policy

Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers, Part 2

  • Managing Security Using Group Policy
  • Managing Server Security Compliance
  • Configuring And Managing Storage
  • Network Access Protection
  • Monitoring And Maintaining Servers
  • Managing Disaster Recovery

Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 Network and Applications Infrastructure

  • Fundamentals of the Network Infrastructure
  • Understanding and Configuring TCP/IP
  • Understanding IPv4 Addressing
  • IPv6 Fundamentals
  • Windows Server 2008 Administration
  • Securing Network Communications
  • Understanding Remote Access
  • Understanding Network Routing
  • Configuring Network Load Balancing
  • Configuring Printing in Windows Server 2008

Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Infrastructure

  • Installation and Configuration of Windows Servers
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting WINS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Policy Services
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPSec
  • Configuring and Managing File Services
  • Configuring Server Availability and Recovery
  • Configuring Server Security Compliance

Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

  • Exploring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Roles
  • Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
  • Creating and Managing User and Computer Accounts
  • Creating and Managing Groups and Organizational Units
  • Managing Access to Resources
  • Introduction to Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Introduction to Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Introduction to Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Introduction to Active Directory Federation Services

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Configuring DNS for Active Directory Domain Services
  • Configuring Active Directory Objects
  • Using Active Directory Sites to Control Replication
  • Overview of Group Policy Implementation
  • Configuring Secure Environments Using Group Policy
  • Maintaining Continuity for Active Directory

Configuring and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008

  • Overview of Identity and Access Solutions
  • Deploying and Maintaining Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Deploying Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Deploying Active Directory Federation Services
  • Deploying Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting IDA Solutions

Installing, Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Information Services

  • Introducing Internet Information Services 7.5
  • Introducing Application Pools and Web Sites
  • Configuring Application Settings
  • Configuring IIS 7.5 Modules
  • IIS 7.5 Security
  • Configuring Remote Administration and Delegation
  • Using Command Line and Scripting in IIS 7.5
  • Optimizing Performance in IIS 7.5
  • Using WebFarms in IIS 7.5
  • Troubleshooting IIS 7.5

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services

  • Configuring Core Functionality and Connections of Terminal Services
  • Configuring and Managing Licensing
  • Configuring Terminal Services RemoteApp and Easy Print
  • Configuring Web Access and Session Broker Services
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting the TS Gateway
  • Managing and Monitoring Terminal Services

Planning and Administering Windows Server 2008 Servers

  • Planning Deployment and Migration
  • Planning Server Roles
  • Creating a Change Control Plan
  • Planning for High Availability
  • Planning and Maintaining Security
  • Planning Disaster Recovery for Windows Server 2008
  • Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers
  • Maintaining the Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Servers
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Hardware
  • Troubleshooting Software Problems in Windows Server 2008
  • Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Networks

Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers

  • Managing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Server Lifecycle
  • Managing Network Access Protection
  • Managing Remote Access
  • Managing and Maintaining DNS and DHCP Server Roles
  • Maintaining Security for Network Servers
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Roles

Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers

  • Planning Active Directory Server Deployment
  • Managing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Maintaining Security for Active Directory Servers
  • Managing Active Directory Service Controllers
  • Monitoring Active Directory Servers

Designing a Windows 2008 Network Infrastructure

  • Overview of Network Infrastructure Design Process
  • Designing Network Security
  • Designing IP Addressing
  • Designing Routing and Switching Requirements
  • Designing Name Resolution
  • Designing Advanced Name Resolution
  • Designing Security for Internal Networks
  • Designing Networks Access Solutions
  • Designing Networks Access Protection
  • Designing File Services and DFS
  • Designing Print Services
  • Designing High Availability

Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services, Part 1

  • Designing the Logical Structure within Active Directory
  • Designing the Physical Structure of Active Directory
  • Designing Administrative Structures for Active Directory
  • Designing Group Policy
  • Designing Security for Active Directory
  • Designing High Availability and Disaster Recovery for Active Directory
  • Designing a Public Key Infrastructure with AD Certificate Services (AD CS)
  • Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation
  • Designing an Active Directory Light Weight Services Implementation
  • Designing AD Migrations to Windows Server 2008

Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure

  • Designing IIS Web Farms
  • Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability
  • Designing IIS Security
  • Design IIS Maintenance and UDDI
  • Designing Virtualization
  • Designing Windows Media Services for Live Streaming
  • Designing a Remote Desktop Infrastructure
  • Designing Terminal Services Maintenance
  • Design Virtualization Provisioning

Implementing and Managing Server Virtualization

  • Evaluating and Planning for Virtualization
  • Installing and Configuring the Hyper-V Server Role
  • Creating and Configuring Virtual Hard Disks and Virtual Machines
  • Integrating System Center VMM with Hyper-V R2
  • Managing VMs by Using System Center VMM
  • Creating and Deploying VMs Using VMM
  • Configuring and Managing the VMM Library
  • Configuring User Roles and the Self-Service Portal
  • Maintaining Software Updates Using Offline Servicing Tool
  • Backup and Restore Strategies for VMs
  • Implementing High Availability for Server Virtualization
  • Monitoring and Reporting Virtualization
  • Desktop Virtualization Using Remote Desktop Services
  • Extending Remote Desktop Services

Implementing and Managing Desktop Virtualization

  • Overview of Desktop and App Virtualization
  • Implementing Virtual PC and XP Mode
  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization
  • Working with MED-V Images
  • Managing a MED-V Deployment
  • Implementing App-V
  • Planning and Deploying App-V Clients
  • Managing App-V
  • Sequencing Applications for Virtualization
  • Remote Desktop Services and Remote App
  • User State Virtualization
  • Configuring VDI
  • Summary of Desktop Virtualization Technologies

Planning and Designing Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

  • Overview of Virtualization
  • Reviewing Microsoft Virtualization Technologies
  • Planning a Hyper-V Infrastructure
  • Designing a Hyper-V Infrastructure
  • Designing a Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure and MED-V
  • Designing VDI and RDS
  • Designing an Application Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Designing a Virtualization Infrastructure Management Strategy
  • Designing an Operations Strategy

Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell

  • Introducing Windows PowerShell
  • Configuring Disks and Device Driver
  • Building Scripts for Windows PowerShell
  • Background Jobs and Remote Administration
  • Error Handling
  • Automating Active Directory Administration
  • Automating Server Administration
  • Using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

Windows Small Business Server 2008

  • Fundamentals Of The Network Infrastructure
  • Installing SBS 2008
  • Managing SBS Users and Groups
  • Client Computers and Devices
  • Configuring the SharePoint Services Component
  • Configure Exchange Server Messaging
  • Remote Access
  • Securing SBS and Implementing WSUS Component
  • Data and Backups
  • Reporting and Maintenance Tools
  • Migrating From SBS 2003
  • Deploying Additional Servers In Your SBS Environment
  • Advanced Management and Troubleshooting
  • Group Policy Administration