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Windows Server 2008 Server Administration

Course Description:

Focused on Windows Server 2008 administration, this course covers planning server roles; maintaining server security; planning data storage, network load balancing, and server backups; managing software deployment and versioning; monitoring IPv6, server performance and capacity, and Active Directory® replication; scheduling server deployments; and designing a rollback contingency plan.

Course Outline:

  • Installing, Upgrading, and Deploying Windows Server 2008

                Planning Windows Server 2008 Installation and Upgrade

                Automated Server Deployment

  • Configuring Network Connectivity

                Using IPv6 in Windows Server 2008

                Configuring DNS

  • Active Directory and Group Policy

                Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

                Group Policy in Windows Server 2008

  • Application Servers and Services

                Application Servers

                Application Deployment

  • Terminal Services and Application and Server Virtualization

                Terminal Services

                Server and Application Virtualization

  • File and Print Servers

                Managing File and Print Servers

                Provisioning Data

  •  Windows Server 2008 Management, Monitoring, and Delegation

                Server Management Strategies

                Monitoring and Optimizing Performance

                Delegating Authority 

  • Patch Management and Security

                Windows Server 2008 Patch Management Strategies

                Monitor and Maintain Server Security

  • Remote Access and Network Access Protection

                Managing Remote Access

                Network Access Protection

  • Certificate Services and Storage Area Networks

                Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

                Planning the Deployment of Storage Area Networks

  • Clustering and High Availability

                Understanding DNS Round Robin and Load Balancing

                Windows Server 2008 Cluster Tools

                Practice: Validating a Node

  • Backup and Recovery

                Backing Up Data

                Disaster Recovery