Training Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers – 2 days

Class overview :

This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage and maintain Windows Server 2008 Active Directory servers. The course focuses on the Active Directory server lifecycle by creating baselines, monitoring the system health, and maintaining security for the Active Directory servers.

Class goals :

On completion of this training course, delegates should be able to:

  • Plan an Active Directory server deployment
  • Identify different approaches to Active Directory server deployment
  • Add an AD DS server role
  • Remove an AD DS server role
  • Identify strategies for developing, monitoring, and reviewing baselines
  • Create baselines for different Active Directory roles with the appropriate metrics using the Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor (WRPM)
  • Create a monitoring plan based on business needs and environments
  • Evaluate a monitoring plan based on business needs and environments
  • Determine the health of Active Directory servers using performance monitoring and event log triggers
  • Configure effective alerts and responses as well as evaluate alternative recommendations for AD DS servers to meet a business goal
  • Describe the methodology of maintaining Windows Server 2008 AD DS
  • Implement the methodology of maintaining Windows Server 2008 AD DS
  • Perform AD DS maintenance and administrative tasks
  • Explain the proven methods to harden the Active Directory servers
  • Deploy the proven methods to harden the Active Directory servers
  • Decide which Windows Server 2008 security features can address a given business situation
  • Add service roles to a Windows Server 2008 network
  • Deploy an Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) server role
  • Operate an Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) server role

Content of Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers

Managing an Active Directory Server Lifecycle

This module explains how to support and maintain Active Directory servers to meet changing business requirements in an enterprise environment.

  • Planning an Active Directory Server Deployment
  • Using Active Directory Server Deployment Technologies
  • Adding AD DS Server Roles
  • Removing AD DS Server Roles

Creating Baselines for Active Directory Servers

This module explains how to create baselines using the WRPM and through analysis, make decisions to improve server performance.

  • Baseline Methodologies for Active Directory Servers
  • WRPM Overview
  • Using Metrics to Create Baselines for Active Directory Servers

Monitoring the System Health of Active Directory Servers

This module explains how to create and evaluate a monitoring plan based on business needs and environments. It also explains how to determine the health of Active Directory servers using performance monitoring and even log triggers.

  • System Health Overview
  • Using Long-Term Monitoring to Identify Trends
  • Setting Thresholds and Alerts for Short-Term Monitoring
  • Choosing the Appropriate Windows Server 2008 Monitoring Tools

Managing Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to implement the methodology of maintaining Windows Server 2008 AD DS.

  • Restarting and Restoring Active Directory
  • Overview of the Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) Roles
  • Planning Sites and Replication
  • Managing RODCs
  • Methods of Managing Windows Server Core
  • Best Practices for GPOs and Links
  • Delegating Active Directory Administration

Maintaining Security for Active Directory Servers

This module explains how to deploy proven methods to harden the Active Directory servers.

  • Server Hardening Techniques
  • Using the MBSA to Discover and Remove Security Holes
  • Using Fine-Grained Password Policies to Simplify Network Organization
  • Planning Security Auditing
  • Enhancing Physical Security

Managing Active Directory Service Roles

This module explains how to add non-AD-DS service roles to a Windows Server 2008 network and manage those roles with supplied tools.

  • Using Windows Server 2008 Tools for AD CS
  • Implementing AD LDS
  • AD FS Overview
  • AD RMS Overview
Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers
Training Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers

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