Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Advanced

Course:  WS8ADV
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This 5-day course focuses on installing, configuring, using, and managing advanced features of Windows Server 2008. Participants are exposed to networking, Active Directory, and Windows Server 2008 administration concepts and topics throughout this course.

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Topics Covered In This Course


Administrative Tasks in Windows Server 2008

  • Server Roles
  • Active Directory
  • Administrative Tools
  • Administrative Tasks
  • Lab: Administering Windows Server 2008

Creating Active Directory Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Creating Computer Accounts
  • Active Directory Object Management
  • Active Directory Queries
  • Lab: Creating Active Directory Objects

Groups and Organizational Units

  • Overview of Groups
  • Managing Groups
  • Creating Organizational Units
  • Lab: Creating and Managing Organization Units

Windows Server 2008 Resource Access

  • Managing Access
  • Shared Resources and Permissions
  • NTFS File and Folder Permissions
  • Determining Effective Permission
  • Lab: Managing Resource Access

Active Directory Objects

  • Configuring Objects
  • Configuring Trusts
  • Lab: Configuring Active Directory Objects

Group Policies

  • Introduction to Group Policy
  • Group Policy Scope
  • Application of Group Policy
  • Managing Group Policies
  • Group Policy Administration and Delegation
  • Lab: Creating and Managing Group Policies

Group Policy and Security

  • Creating and Configuring Security Policies
  • Implementing Password Policies
  • Group Restrictions and Software Restrictions
  • Security Templates
  • Security Verification
  • Lab: Implementing Security Using Group Policies
  • Lab: Core Servers as ADLDS(ADAM)

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Security

  • Overview of Windows Server 2008 Security
  • Configuring Audit Policy
  • Managing Windows Server Update Services
  • Security Updates
  • Lab: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Security

Managing Storage

  • Storage Management Overview
  • File Server Resource Manager
  • Quota Management
  • File Screening
  • Storage Reporting
  • Troubleshooting Storage Issues
  • Lab: Configuring and Managing Storage Technology

Configuring and Managing Distributed File System

  • Overview of Distributed File System
  • Configuring Namespaces
  • Configuring Replication
  • Lab: Configuring and Managing Distributed File System

Network Access Protection

  • Introduction to Network Access Protection
  • Configuring Network Access Protection
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Network Access Protection
  • Lab: Configuring Network Access Protection

Network Resource Availability

  • Configuring Shadow Copy
  • Network Load Balancing
  • Lab: Configuring Shadow Copy
  • Lab: Configuring Network Load Balancing

Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers

  • Planning Monitoring Tasks
  • Measuring Performance
  • Analyzing Key Performance Indicators
  • Selecting Monitoring Tools
  • Planning Notification and Escalation
  • Common Maintenance Tasks
  • Automating Common Maintenance Tasks
  • Lab: Identifying Monitoring Requirements
  • Lab: Automating Common Maintenance Tasks

Managing Windows Sever 2008 Backup and Restore

  • Establishing a Backup and Restore Policy
  • Planning Backups
  • Establishing a Server Restore Policy
  • Establishing an EFS Restore Policy
  • Verifying Restored Data
  • Lab: Planning Windows Server 2008 Server Restores

Class Wrap-up and Summary

What You Can Expect
  • Understand the administrative tools and tasks in Windows Server 2008
  • Configure Active Directory Accounts
  • Create Groups and Organizational Units
  • Manage Access to Shared Resources
  • Configure and Manage Active Directory Trusts
  • Create and Manage Group Policy Objects
  • Implement Windows Server 2008 Security
  • Analyze Windows Server 2008 Security
  • Implement and Manage Distributed File System
  • Implement Network Access Protection
  • Monitor and Manager Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Servers
  • Understand and Manage Windows Server 2008 Backup and Restore
Who Should Take This Course

Technology professionals interested in learning advanced features and capabilities of Microsoft's Windows Server 2008.

Recommended Prerequisites

Prior coursework for Windows Server 2008 or experience using Windows Server 2008.

Training Style

Instructor-led participative lecture with extensive hands-on labs.

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