6433: Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008 Training

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Course Description

 
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.
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)

Prerequisites

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.

Course Outline

 

Module 1: Planning Server Deployment and UpgradeThis module explains how to plan Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments and upgrades.Lessons

    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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Develop a deployment strategy.
    Determine factors that affect the implementation of virtualization within your organization.
    Select a strategy for deployment automation.
    Implement the selected automation strategy.

Module 2: Planning Server Management and Delegated AdministrationThis module explains how to plan for server management and delegated administration on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

    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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan for the implementation and use of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2007 R2 remote management tools.
    Plan and Implement decentralized systems administration.

Module 3: Planning Network Addressing and Name ResolutionThis 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 environmentLessons

    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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Provision an IPv4 addressing scheme within your organization.
    Provision an IPv6 addressing scheme within your organization.
    Plan the transition to IPv6.
    Plan and implement DNS name resolution services within your organization’s network.

Module 4: Planning and Provisioning Active Directory Domain ServicesThis module explains how to plan and provision Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

    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 and Provisioning AD DS

    Planning an Active Directory Structure
    Planning an AD DS Maintenance Strategy
    AD DS Backup and Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Identify considerations for deploying domain controllers in multi-site organizations.
    Plan administrative and management structures for AD DS
    Plan a maintenance strategy for AD DS
    Plan a backup and recovery strategy for AD DS.

Module 5: Planning Group Policy StrategyThis module explains how to plan and implement Group Policy strategy n Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environmentsLessons

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

Lab : Planning and Implementing Group Policy

    Planning Group Policy
    Implementing the Proposed GPO Plan

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan GPO settings.
    Plan the assignment of group policy objects to AD DS containers.

    Plan how to manage GPOs within your organization.

Module 6: Planning Active Directory Certificate ServicesThis module explains how to plan Active Directory Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008 and Window Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

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

Lab : Configuring Certificate Services

    Certificate Services Deployment Planning
    Standalone Root and Subordinate CA
    Configure Key Archiving and Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Describe which roles and configurations require the deployment of Active Directory Certificate Services as part of a network’s infrastructure services.
    Know when to deploy an enterprise or standalone Certification Authority
    Determine when to deploy an offline root Certification Authority
    Understand when to deploy a subordinate or issuing Certification Authority
    Plan the deployment of key archiving and recovery
    Develop an appropriate Certification Authority management strategy

Module 7: Planning and Provisioning Application ServersThis module explains how to plan and provision application servers in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

    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
    Configuring Recovery for Application Servers
    Configuring WSRM Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan and provision web application servers.
    Plan and provision remote desktop services application servers.
    Plan and provision application virtualization servers.

Module 8: Planning File and Print ServicesThis module explains how to plan and implement File and Print services in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

    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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan and implement the file service role.
    Plan and manage storage.
    Plan and manage shared printers.

    Plan the migration of file and print services to Windows Server 2008 R2

Module 9: Planning Network AccessThis module explains how to plan and implement your network infrastructure components in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

    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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan network infrastructure components to improve network security
    Plan and implement VPNs
    Plan and implement NAP
    Plan DirectAccess

Module 10: Provisioning Data and StorageThis module explains how to provision data and storage in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

    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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan and implement the Distributed File System.
    Plan and implement BranchCache.
    Provision an appropriate storage solution.

Module 11: Planning Update DeploymentThis 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

    WSUS Topologies
    Update Management

Lab : Multi-Site WSUS Deployment

    Analyze WSUS Deployment Plan
    Configure a Replica WSUS Server
    Configure WSUS for BranchCache and BITS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan an appropriate Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) topology

    Deploy and manage updates

Module 12: Planning High AvailabilityThis module explains how to plan and implement High Availability in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

    Planning Network Load Balancing
    Planning Failover Clustering
    Planning for Service Availability

Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability

    Planning High Availability
    Implementing High Availability

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan and deploy network load balancing.
    Plan and deploy failover clustering.
    Plan for high service availability.

Module 13: Planning Performance and Event MonitoringThis module explains how to plan for performance and event monitoring in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

    Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance
    Managing Events

Lab : Event Log Forwarding

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Monitor and analyze server performance.
    Manage events.

Module 14: Enterprise Backup and RecoveryThis module explains how to plan for back ups and disaster recovery in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environmentLessons

    Disaster Recovery Concepts
    Planning Windows Server Backup
    Planning and Administering Recovery

Lab : Backup and restore 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Understand Disaster Recovery Concepts
    Plan Windows Server Backup
    Plan recovery of data and servers
 

Module 1: Planning Server Deployment and UpgradeThis module explains how to plan Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments and upgrades.Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Develop a deployment strategy.
  • Determine factors that affect the implementation of virtualization within your organization.
  • Select a strategy for deployment automation.
  • Implement the selected automation strategy.

Module 2: Planning Server Management and Delegated AdministrationThis module explains how to plan for server management and delegated administration on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environmentsLessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for the implementation and use of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2007 R2 remote management tools.
  • Plan and Implement decentralized systems administration.

Module 3: Planning Network Addressing and Name ResolutionThis 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 environmentLessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Provision an IPv4 addressing scheme within your organization.
  • Provision an IPv6 addressing scheme within your organization.
  • Plan the transition to IPv6.
  • Plan and implement DNS name resolution services within your organization’s network.

Module 4: Planning and Provisioning Active Directory Domain ServicesThis module explains how to plan and provision Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

  • 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 and Provisioning AD DS

  • Planning an Active Directory Structure
  • Planning an AD DS Maintenance Strategy
  • AD DS Backup and Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify considerations for deploying domain controllers in multi-site organizations.
  • Plan administrative and management structures for AD DS
  • Plan a maintenance strategy for AD DS
  • Plan a backup and recovery strategy for AD DS.

Module 5: Planning Group Policy StrategyThis module explains how to plan and implement Group Policy strategy n Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environmentsLessons

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

Lab : Planning and Implementing Group Policy

  • Planning Group Policy
  • Implementing the Proposed GPO Plan

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan GPO settings.
  • Plan the assignment of group policy objects to AD DS containers.
  • Plan how to manage GPOs within your organization.

Module 6: Planning Active Directory Certificate ServicesThis module explains how to plan Active Directory Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008 and Window Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

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

Lab : Configuring Certificate Services

  • Certificate Services Deployment Planning
  • Standalone Root and Subordinate CA
  • Configure Key Archiving and Recovery

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe which roles and configurations require the deployment of Active Directory Certificate Services as part of a network’s infrastructure services.
  • Know when to deploy an enterprise or standalone Certification Authority
  • Determine when to deploy an offline root Certification Authority
  • Understand when to deploy a subordinate or issuing Certification Authority
  • Plan the deployment of key archiving and recovery
  • Develop an appropriate Certification Authority management strategy

Module 7: Planning and Provisioning Application ServersThis module explains how to plan and provision application servers in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.Lessons

  • 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
  • Configuring Recovery for Application Servers
  • Configuring WSRM Policies

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and provision web application servers.
  • Plan and provision remote desktop services application servers.
  • Plan and provision application virtualization servers.

Module 8: Planning File and Print ServicesThis module explains how to plan and implement File and Print services in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement the file service role.
  • Plan and manage storage.
  • Plan and manage shared printers.
  • Plan the migration of file and print services to Windows Server 2008 R2

Module 9: Planning Network AccessThis module explains how to plan and implement your network infrastructure components in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan network infrastructure components to improve network security
  • Plan and implement VPNs
  • Plan and implement NAP
  • Plan DirectAccess

Module 10: Provisioning Data and StorageThis module explains how to provision data and storage in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

  • 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and implement the Distributed File System.
  • Plan and implement BranchCache.
  • Provision an appropriate storage solution.

Module 11: Planning Update DeploymentThis 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

  • WSUS Topologies
  • Update Management

Lab : Multi-Site WSUS Deployment

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan an appropriate Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) topology
  • Deploy and manage updates

Module 12: Planning High AvailabilityThis module explains how to plan and implement High Availability in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

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

Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability

  • Planning High Availability
  • Implementing High Availability

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan and deploy network load balancing.
  • Plan and deploy failover clustering.
  • Plan for high service availability.

Module 13: Planning Performance and Event MonitoringThis module explains how to plan for performance and event monitoring in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environment.Lessons

  • Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance
  • Managing Events

Lab : Event Log Forwarding

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor and analyze server performance.
  • Manage events.

Module 14: Enterprise Backup and RecoveryThis module explains how to plan for back ups and disaster recovery in your Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environmentLessons

  • Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Planning Windows Server Backup
  • Planning and Administering Recovery

Lab : Backup and restore 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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Plan Windows Server Backup
  • Plan recovery of data and servers
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