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Code6433
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Duration5 Day(s)
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Rezound provide official 6433 Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008 training for Sheffield, London, Leeds, Manchester, Yorkshire and at your site in the UK.

Course Details

Introduction

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.

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Audience

This course is intended for experienced IT Professionals looking to gain deeper insight and decision making knowledge for a variety of planning and implementation tasks typically carried out by Server Administrators. Also, this course is relevant for you if you have been working as a Server Administrator on a previous version of Windows Server and want to update your skills to the Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1 environment.

The course is intended to build on the student's existing skills in the areas of Active Directory and Network Infrastructure for Windows Server 2008, therefore it is not suitable for new or inexperienced server administrators.

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

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students should ideally have:

  • Experience in implementing or contributing to server and client planning
  • Experience carrying out day to day network Infrastructure and Active Directory management and maintenance tasks
  • Technology skills in deploying Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration skills
  • Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration

Materials

The student kit includes a comprehensive workbook and other necessary materials for this class.

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 and Activities

  • 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

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 and Activities

  • Remote 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

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 and Activities

  • 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

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 and Activities

  • 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 for Active Directory Domain Services

  • Planning an Active Directory Structure
  • AD DS Backup and Recovery
  • Configuring Active Directory Recycle Bin

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 and Activities

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

Lab : Planning and Implementing Group Policy

  • Planning Group Policy
  • Implementing the Proposed GPO Plan

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 and Activities

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

Lab : Configuring Certificate Services

  • Planning Certificate Services Deployment
  • Configure Stand-alone Root and Enterprise Subordinate CA
  • Configure Key Archiving and Recovery
  • Configure Online Certificate Status Protocol Array

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 and Activities

  • 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
  • Installing and Configuring a Remote Desktop Gateway

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 and Activities

  • 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

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 and Activities

  • 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

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 and Activities

  • 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

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 and Activities

  • WSUS Topologies
  • Update Management

Lab : Multi-Site WSUS Deployment

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

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 and Activities

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

Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability

  • Planning High Availability
  • Implementing High Availabilit

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 and Activities

  • Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance
  • Managing Events

Lab : Planning and Implementing Event Log Management

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

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 and Activities

  • Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Planning Windows Server Backup
  • Planning Recovery of Data and servers

Lab : Backing Up and Restoring 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

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