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MS6433 - Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008

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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.
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Before attending this course, students must possess the following skillset and knowledge:
  • 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
    Detailed Class Syllabus

    Module 1: Planning Server Deployment and Upgrade
  • Developing a Deployment Strategy

  • Virtualization Considerations

  • Selecting an Automation Strategy

  • Implementing an Automation Strategy

  • Module 2: Planning Server Management and Delegated Administration
  • Server Management Tools

  • Decentralizing Systems Administration

  • Module 3: Planning Network Addressing and Name Resolution
  • Provisioning IPv4 Addresses on Enterprise Networks

  • Provisioning IPv6 Addresses on Enterprise Networks

  • Transitioning to IPv6

  • Provisioning DNS Services on Enterprise Networks

  • Module 4: Planning and Provisioning Active Directory Domain Services
  • 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

  • Module 5: Planning Group Policy Strategy
  • Planning Group Policy Settings

  • Planning Group Policy Assignment

  • Planning the Management of Group Policy Objects

  • Module 6: Planning Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Enterprise PKI Deployment and Administration

  • Managing Certificate Templates

  • Planning Certificate Enrollment and Revocation

  • Module 7: Planning and Provisioning Application Servers
  • Planning and Provisioning Web Services

  • Planning and Provisioning Presentation Virtualization

  • Planning and Provisioning Application Virtualization

  • Module 8: Planning File and Print Services
  • Provisioning File Services

  • Provisioning and Managing Storage

  • Provisioning and Managing Network Print Services

  • Migrating File and Print Services

  • Module 9: Planning Network Access
  • Planning Network Security

  • Planning Virtual Private Networks

  • Planning Network Access Protection

  • Planning DirectAccess

  • Module 10: Provisioning Data and Storage
  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System

  • Planning and Implementing BranchCache

  • Provisioning Storage

  • Module 11: Planning Update Deployment
  • WSUS Topologies

  • Update Management

  • Module 12: Planning High Availability
  • Planning Network Load Balancing

  • Planning Failover Clustering

  • Planning for Service Availability

  • Module 13: Planning Performance and Event Monitoring
  • Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance

  • Managing Events

  • Module 14: Enterprise Backup and Recovery
  • Disaster Recovery Concepts

  • Planning Windows Server Backup

  • Planning and Administering Recovery
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