MCSA: Windows Server 2008 Boot Camp

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Course Details

This accelerated learning environment helps you build your hands-on skills and prepare for the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification exams. This extended-hours Boot Camp, led by senior HBFITES instructors, includes targeted lectures using Microsoft Learning recommended content and six months of access to over 45 hands-on remote labs.

This Boot Camp includes all the certification exam vouchers required for certification, along with one free retake voucher for each exam, if needed. It also includes access to our online study program, providing indispensable certification exam prep.

Our exclusive online study program includes:

  • 24×7 chat support by certified mentors: Direct, on-demand access to live certified experts for customized training support
  • Access to the online Microsoft Press E-Reference Library, including all Training Kits, Exam References, and Rapid Review books
  • Recommended Microsoft Reading List designed by our instructors, including topics and chapters within the Microsoft Press E-Reference Library
  • Recorded ‘Power Hours’ for each exam: Online review session covering key exam objectives conducted by our expert instructors
  • On-demand live remote labs: 24×7 on-demand access for six months so there’s no scheduling required

This course incorporates content from Microsoft Official Courses (MOC):

  • Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (M6421)
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services (M6425)
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active (M6426)
  • Directory Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008 (M6433)

Course Agenda

Exam 70-640: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

1. Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • Active Directory, Identity, and Access
  • Active Directory Components and Concepts
  • Installing AD DS

2. Managing Users and Service Accounts

  • Creating and Administering User Accounts
  • Configuring User Object Attributes
  • Automating User Account Creation
  • Creating and Configuring Managed Service Accounts

3. Managing Computer Accounts

  • Creating Computers and Joining the Domain
  • Administering Computer Objects and Accounts
  • Performing an Offline Domain Join

4. Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure

  • Group Policy
  • Implementing Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
  • Manage Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshoot Policy Application

5. Improving the Security of Authentication in an AD DS Domain

  • Configuring Password and Lockout Policies
  • Auditing Authentication
  • Configuring Read-Only Domain Controllers

6. Configuring Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Installing and Configuring DNS in an AD DS Domain
  • Integrating AD DS, DNS, and Windows
  • Advanced DNS Configuration and Administration

7. Administering AD DS Domain Controllers

  • Domain Controller Installation Options
  • Installing a Server Core domain controller
  • Managing Operations Masters
  • Configuring Global Catalog
  • Configuring Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R) Replication of SYSVOL

8. Managing Sites and Active Directory Replication

  • Configuring Sites and Subnets
  • Configuring Replication

9. Directory Service Continuity

  • Monitoring Active Directory
  • Managing the Active Directory Database
  • Active Directory Recycle Bin
  • Backing Up and Restoring AD DS and Domain Controllers

10. Exploring Identity and Access Solutions

  • Identity and Access Techniques
  • Active Directory Identity and Access Solutions Server Roles
  • Additional Identity and Access Management Tools and Solutions

11. Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Certificates Services

  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Certification Authorities
  • Deploying Certification Authorities
  • Configuring Certification Authorities
  • Troubleshooting Active Directory Certificate Services

12. Deploying and Configuring Certificates

  • Managing Certificate Templates
  • Deploying Certificates and Managing Enrollment
  • Managing Certificate Revocation
  • Configuring Certificate Recovery

13. Deploying and Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

  • Active Directory Federation Services 2.0
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Configuring AD FS Partner Organizations and Claims
  • Troubleshooting AD FS

14. Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Identity and Access Solutions

  • Maintaining Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Maintaining Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Maintaining Active Directory Federation Services
  • Maintaining Active Directory Rights Management Services

70-642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

1. Planning and Configuring IPv4

  • Planning an IPv4 Network Infrastructure
  • Name Resolution Services in an IPv4 Network Infrastructure
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv4

2. Configuring and Troubleshooting Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

  • DHCP Server Role
  • Configuring DHCP Scopes
  • Configuring DHCP Options
  • Managing a DHCP Database
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting DHCP
  • Configuring DHCP Security

3. Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS

  • Installing the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring the DNS Server Role
  • Configuring DNS Zones
  • Configuring DNS Zone Transfers
  • Managing and Troubleshooting DNS

4. Configuring and Troubleshooting IPv6 TCP/IP

  • IPv6
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Coexistence with IPv6
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies
  • Transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6

5. Configuring and Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access

  • Configuring Network Access
  • Configuring Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access
  • Network Policies
  • Connection Manager Administration Kit
  • Troubleshooting Routing and Remote Access
  • Configuring DirectAccess

6. Installing, Configuring, and Troubleshooting the Network Policy Server Role Service

  • Installing and Configuring a Network Policy Server
  • Configuring RADIUS Clients and Servers
  • Network Policy Server (NPS) Authentication Methods
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting a Network Policy

7. Implementing Network Access Protection

  • Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP

8. Increasing Security for Windows Servers

  • Windows Security
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Deploying Updates with Windows Server Update Services

9. Increasing Security for Network Communications

  • IPsec
  • Configuring Connection Security Rules
  • Configuring IPsec NAP Enforcement
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting IPsec

10. Configuring and Troubleshooting Network, File, and Print Services

  • Configuring and Troubleshooting File Shares
  • Encrypting Network Files with Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • Encrypting Partitions with BitLocker
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Network Printing

11. Optimizing Data Access for Branch Offices

  • Branch Office Data Access
  • Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DFS Replication
  • Configuring BranchCache

12. Controlling and Monitoring Network Storage

  • Monitoring Network Storage
  • Controlling Network Storage Utilization
  • Managing File Types on Network Storage

13. Recovering Network Data and Servers

  • Recovering Network Data with Shadow Copies
  • Recovering Network Data and Servers with Windows Server Backup

14. Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Servers

  • Monitoring Tools
  • Using Performance Monitor
  • Monitoring Event Logs

Exam 70-646: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

1. Planning Server Deployment and Upgrade

  • Developing a Deployment Strategy
  • Virtualization Considerations
  • Selecting a Deployment Automation Strategy
  • Implementing a Deployment Automation Strategy

2. Planning Server Management and Delegated Administration

  • Remote Server Management Tools
  • Decentralizing Systems Administration

3. Planning Network Addressing and Name Resolution

  • Provisioning IPv4 Addresses on Enterprise Networks
  • Provisioning IPv6 Addressing on Enterprise Networks
  • Transitioning to IPv6
  • Provisioning DNS Services on Enterprise Networks

4. Planning and Provisioning Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

  • Deploying Domain Controllers in Enterprise Organizations
  • Planning Administrative and Management Structure for AD DS
  • Planning a Maintenance Strategy for AD DS
  • Planning a Backup and Recovery Strategy for AD DS

5. Planning Group Policy Strategy

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

6. Planning Active Directory Certificate Services

  • Enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Deployment and Administration
  • Managing Certificate Templates
  • Planning Certificate Enrollment and Revocation

7. Planning and Provisioning Application Servers

  • Planning and Provisioning Web Services
  • Planning and Provisioning Presentation Virtualization
  • Planning and Provisioning Application and Deployment

8. Planning File and Print Services

  • Provisioning File Services
  • Provisioning and Managing Storage
  • Provisioning and Managing Network Print Services
  • Migrating File and Print Services

9. Planning Network Access

  • Planning Network Security
  • Planning Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • Planning Network Access Protection
  • Planning DirectAccess

10. Provisioning Data and Storage

  • Planning and Implementing Distributed File System
  • Planning and Implementing BranchCache
  • Provisioning Storage

11. Planning Update Deployment Deploying and Managing an AD RMS Infrastructure

  • WSUS Topologies
  • Update Management

12. Planning High Availability

13. Planning Performance and Event Monitoring

  • Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance
  • Managing Events
  • Planning Update Deployment

14. Enterprise Backup and Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery Concepts
  • Planning Windows Server Backup
  • Planning Recovery of Data and Servers