Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008

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This course may be available for you to purchase through the Microsoft Software Assurance voucher scheme. To book courses using vouchers please call our sales team on 0345 757 3888. Or for more information on claiming vouchers you can speak to our dedicated Software Assurance administration team on 01753 898 351.

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.

This 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.

Target 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 delegate'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.

Those intending to take the 70-646: PRO: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.

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Module 1: Planning Server Deployment and Upgrade

This module explains how to plan Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments and upgrades.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

  • At least one year experience in implementing or contributing to server and client planning
  • At least one year experience carrying out day to day network Infrastructure and Active Directory management and maintenance tasks
  • Technology skills equivalent to moc course 6418C: Deploying Windows Server 2008

Also, the following prerequisite certifications would support your preparation for attending this course and the taking of the subsequent related exam (70-646):

  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration Equivalent course(s): 6425C and 6426C
  • MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration Equivalent course(s): 6421B

At the end of this course you 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

This course may be available for you to purchase through the Microsoft Software Assurance voucher scheme. To book courses using vouchers please call our sales team on 0345 757 3888. Or for more information on claiming vouchers you can speak to our dedicated Software Assurance administration team on 01753 898 351.

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