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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

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The Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Additional Active Directory Server Roles in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Active Directory Objects in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Group Policy Objects Strategy in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Configuring DNS in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Active Directory Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Communications and Security in Windows Server 2008 $74.95
Monitoring, Backups, and Recovery in Windows Server 2008 $74.95

Bundle Price: $289.00
Total Savings: $310.60


The Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 is the most recent server operating system released from Microsoft. With new roles specific to Active Directory, along with notable improvements in security, networking, and performance, Windows Server 2008 is designed to increase reliability and flexibility to any server infrastructure. Read-only domain controllers are introduced and described in this course, with demonstrations on how they can help improve security, generate faster logon times, and create more efficient resource access. Aligning with Microsoft exam 70-640 objectives: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring, this course will also cover many of the different types of installations, as well as new deployment features and migration options. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator certifications, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • create a forest or domain
  • raise the forest and domain functional level
  • configure an unattended installation
  • recognize the options for an unattended installation
  • recognize the role of the ADMT in a test migration plan
  • recognize the functions of the ADMT
  • use forestprep and domainprep
  • configure the global catalog
  • configure sites and subnets
  • implement network infrastructure
  • configure DNS for Active Directory
  • recognize the operations masters and their roles
  • recognize the operations master role dependencies
  • recognize how to remove a domain
  • configure a trust
  • distinguish between trust relationships
  • recognize how to remove a domain
  • configure a trust

Additional Active Directory Server Roles in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 includes several new Active Directory Domain Services roles. These roles are conveniently managed in the Server Manager console, which allows administrators to add, remove, and manage the server roles on any Windows Server 2008 server. This course covers new active directory server roles, such as the Active Directory Federation and Active Directory Rights Management roles, which enhance an organization's ability to safeguard domain resources, extend external network access, and facilitate the use of a single sign-on solution. This course also describes enhancements to Active Directory Certificate Services, which include new Enrollment Agent Templates, Online Responders, and a new enterprise PKI management tool, and is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator certifications, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • recognize the features of RODCs
  • install an RODC in a forest
  • install a Read-Only Domain Controller
  • recognize the new features of Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • recognize the role of Active Directory
  • install a root Certificate Authority
  • recognize the features of Active Directory Certificate Services
  • configure AD RMS
  • recognize the features of AD RMS
  • install AD FS role services
  • configure the web server
  • configure the federation server
  • configure Active Directory roles

Active Directory Objects in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 includes several new and improved Active Directory features. The most notable change is the renaming of Active Directory Services to Active Directory Domain Services. Further administration and security enhancements make Windows Server 2008 the most complete out of the box version to date. This course explores new account policy and fine-grain password policy features, along with improvements to common Active Directory administration, such as group membership, delegation, and importing data. Mapping to objectives set forth by Microsoft, this course is one in a series that prepares learners for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator certifications, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • create an account
  • import data
  • delegate control of an OU
  • configure group membership
  • distinguish between the domain account policies
  • recognize how fine-grained password policies are applied
  • configure domain password policies
  • configure a password policy
  • configure an Account Lockout Policy
  • configure a fine-grained policy
  • manage a fine-grained policy
  • configure a fine-grained password policy in a given scenario
  • configure an account lockout policy in a given scenario

Group Policy Objects Strategy in Windows Server 2008

New Group Policy features in Windows Server 2008 allow for improved centralized management and configuration of computers in an Active Directory (AD) environment. Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) version 2 is a built-in feature in Windows Server 2008 and includes new templates, new import and export options, and a new Starter Group Policy Object (GPO) container that can be used to store a collection of administrative settings to create a baseline object for future group policy object creation. This course explores group policy deployment along with policy auditing, inheritance, and delegation, and is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following certifications: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • create and edit a GPO
  • recognize the features of GPO administrative templates
  • recognize the features of GPO security templates
  • deploy software using Group Policy
  • configure software packages
  • create a GPO
  • block GPO inheritance
  • deploy a software package
  • customize the GPMC
  • configure administrative templates
  • configure security settings for AD GPOs
  • configure audit policies for event categories
  • customize a GPMC
  • configure a GPO
  • configure an audit policy

Configuring DNS in Windows Server 2008

The Domain Naming System (DNS) is one of the most enhanced features in Windows Server 2008. With full support for the new, longer addresses of the IP version 6 protocol specification, along with continued support for the native IP version 4 specification, DNS in Windows Server 2008 is tailored to organizations of all sizes. New DNS support for Read-Only Domain Controllers provides primary read-only zones that add security and increase network efficiency. This course explores configuring DNS in Windows Server 2008, including Global single names, DNS Lookup features and DNS Zones. The course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following certifications: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • recognize the new features in the Windows Server 2008 DNS server
  • recognize the advanced features of DNS server
  • add a lookup zone
  • configure root hints
  • configure zone delegation
  • configure DNS in a given scenario
  • configure a zone
  • identify the advantages of integrating DNS with AD DS
  • configure an application directory partition
  • identify the process for zone transfer
  • configure DNS replication

Active Directory Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 introduces many new enhancements to the already popular certificate management service. This course covers Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008, which can be used to employ cost effective public key technologies into your organization, allowing for secure and efficient communication within your network. It describes new support features that allow network devices such as routers and switches to obtain certificates, and a new console snap-in that allows you to view the health status of distributed enterprise certificates authorities on a network. This course also examines the new Enrollment Agent Templates, the addition of Online Responders, and the key new features that improve overall enrollment capabilities. Aligning with the most current 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring exam objectives, this course is one in a series that prepares the learners for the latest Windows Server certification exam release. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator certifications, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • install Active Directory certificate services
  • assign CA administrator and certificate manager roles to users
  • back up a CA
  • restore a CA
  • distinguish between certificate template versions
  • configure an environment for key archival and recovery
  • install and configure certificate services
  • configure certificate enrollment services
  • configure enrollment agents
  • Install and configure an Online Responder
  • Publish a CRL manually
  • configure enrollments
  • configure the Online Responder

Communications and Security in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 introduces Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODCs) which can be deployed by organizations in locations where physical security may be an issue. A RODC will improve security, provide faster login times and more efficient access to network resources, especially over a WAN. This course discusses various policies, such as Group Policies, Default Domain Security Policies, Account Policies, and Password Policies, that are used to implement security in your organization. It also explains how organizational units can be used to apply the Group Policy settings to a specific subset of computers or users, and how Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) can be used to secure Active Directory communications. The course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following certifications: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • restrict delegated authentication for an object
  • set permissions for an organizational unit
  • manage user accounts
  • implement security measures in an organization's Active Directory
  • implement an IPSec policy on a network
  • perform an unattended deployment of an RODC on a domain
  • perform an unattended installation of an RODC on a domain

Monitoring, Backups, and Recovery in Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 provides the ability to restart Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) so that offline operations, such as offline defragmentation of Active Directory objects, can be performed. This decreases the time it takes to perform these types of operations and provides resource management benefits for AD DS administrators, AD DS management teams, and security update planners. The AD provides various tools that help manage and control Windows Server 2008. This course discusses the use of Network Monitor, Task Manager, Event Viewer, Windows System Resource Manager, and the Resultant Set of Policy (RSoP), and demonstrates monitoring Active Directory. It also explores offline maintenance and the configuration of backup and recovery strategies including the use of Directory Services Recovery Mode (DSRM) to perform an authoritative or non-authoritative Active Directory restore. The course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following certifications: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator, and the Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator, since both MCITPs are certifications that require more than one exam.
  • use Active Directory tools to manage events and resources
  • use Active Directory tools to manage performance
  • perform offline defragmentation of the AD DS directory database
  • move a database file
  • create a custom view of an event filter
  • perform offline defragmentation
  • move a database file
  • perform a system state backup of data
  • perform a manual backup of data on removable media
  • perform full server recovery of a domain controller
  • perform a nonauthoritative restore of AD DS
  • perform an authoritative restore of AD DS
  • perform backups and recovery in a Windows Server 2008 environment
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008: Configuring Active Directory e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    271444
  • Duration:
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  • Price:
    $289