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Training Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment – 5 days

Class overview :

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 environment.

Class goals :

On completion of this Windows 2003 training course, delegates should be able to:

  • Create and populate organizational units with user and computer accounts
  • Manage user and computer accounts
  • Create and manage groups
  • Manage access to resources
  • Implement printing
  • Manage printing
  • Manage access to objects in organizational units
  • Implement Group Policy
  • Manage the user and computer environment by using Group Policy
  • Audit accounts and resources
  • Prepare to administer server resources
  • Configure a server to monitor system performance
  • Monitor system performance
  • Manage device drivers by configuring device driver signing and restoring a device driver
  • Manage hard disks
  • Manage data storage
  • Manage disaster recovery
  • Maintain software by using Microsoft Software Update Services

Content of Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Part 1: Managing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources

This module explains how to administer accounts and resources on computers running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 software in a networked environment.

  • Multimedia: Introduction to Administering Accounts and Resources
  • The Windows Server 2003 Family
  • Logging on to Windows Server 2003
  • Installing and Configuring Administrative Tools
  • Creating User Accounts
  • Creating Computer Accounts
  • Creating an Organizational Unit Hierarchy

Managing User and Computer Accounts

This module explains how to modify user and computer accounts on computers running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 in a networked environment.

  • Modifying Users and Computer Account Properties
  • Enabling and Unlocking User and Computer Accounts
  • Creating a User Account Template
  • Locating User and Computer Accounts in Active Directory
  • Saving Queries
  • Resetting User and Computer Accounts
  • Moving Domain Objects

Managing Groups

This module explains how to perform various administrative functions by using groups.

  • Creating Groups
  • Managing Group Membership
  • Strategies for Using Groups
  • Modifying Groups
  • Using Default Groups
  • Best Practices for Managing Groups

Managing Access to Resources

This module explains how to enable resource access with permissions, manage access to files and folders by using permissions, and manage permission inheritance.

  • Overview of Managing Access to Resources
  • Managing Access to Shared Folders
  • Managing Access to Files and Folders Using NTFS Permissions
  • Determining Effective Permissions
  • Managing Access to Shared Files Using Offline Caching

Implementing Printing

This module explains how to implement printing in a Windows Server 2003 environment.

  • Multimedia: Introduction to Printing in the Windows Server 2003 Family
  • Installing and Sharing Printers
  • Managing Access to Printers Using Shared Printer Permissions
  • Managing Printer Drivers
  • Implementing Printer Locations

Managing Printing

This module explains how to set up a network-wide printing strategy to meet the needs of users and troubleshoot installation or configuration problems.

  • Changing the Location of the Print Spooler
  • Setting Printer Priorities
  • Scheduling Printer Availability
  • Configuring a Printing Pool

Managing Access to Objects in Organizational Units

This module explains the permissions available for managing access to Active Directory objects, how to move objects between organizational units in the same domain, and how to delegate control of an organizational unit.

  • Multimedia: The Role of the Organizational Unit
  • Modifying Permissions for Active Directory Objects
  • Delegating Control of Organizational Units

Implementing Group Policy

This module explains the purpose and function of Group Policy in a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 environment. It also explains how to implement Group Policy objects (GPOs) and manage GPOs.

  • Implementing GPOs
  • Implementing GPOs on a Domain
  • Managing the Deployment of Group Policy

Managing the User Environment by Using Group Policy

This module explains how to use Group Policy to configure Folder Redirection, Microsoft Internet Explorer connectivity, and the desktop.

  • Configuring Group Policy Settings
  • Assigning Scripts with Group Policy
  • Configuring Folder Redirection
  • Determining Applied GPOs

Introduction to Security in Windows Server 2003

This module explains how to use Group Policy to configure Folder Redirection, Microsoft Internet Explorer connectivity, and the desktop.

  • Overview of Security in Windows Server 2003
  • Using Security Templates to Secure Computers
  • Testing Computer Security Policy
  • Configuring Auditing
  • Managing Security Logs

Part 2: Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment

Preparing to Administer a Server

This module explains how to administer a server. It describes how to manage servers remotely, what tools to use, and the rights and permissions that are needed to administer a server.

  • Administering a Server
  • Configuring Remote Desktop to Administer a Server
  • Managing Remote Desktop Connections

Preparing to Monitor Server Performance

This module explains how to monitor server performance by using performance tools, configure and manage performance logs, configure and manage alerts, and manage system monitor views.

  • Introduction to Monitoring Server Performance
  • Performing Real-Time and Logged Monitoring
  • Configuring and Managing Counter Logs
  • Configuring Alerts

Monitoring Server Performance

This module explains how to collect performance data by monitoring primary server subsystems. It also covers how to identify system bottlenecks by using the Performance console and Task Manager in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

  • Monitoring Server Memory
  • Monitoring Processor Usage
  • Monitoring Disks
  • Monitoring Network Usage

Maintaining Device Drivers

This module explains how to maintain device drivers.

  • Configuring Device Driver Signing Options
  • Using Device Driver Rollback

Managing Disks

This module explains how to manage disks and how to use the tools to manage and set up disks.

  • Preparing Disks
  • Managing Disk Properties
  • Managing Mounted Drives
  • Converting Disks
  • Creating Volumes
  • Importing a Foreign Disk

Managing Data Storage

This module explains the Encrypting File System (EFS), which contributes to the safe storage of data and helps to keep the network from harm. It also explains how to administer disk quotas.

  • Managing NTFS File Compression
  • Configuring File Encryption
  • Implementing Disk Quotas

Managing Disaster Recovery

This module explains how to plan for a computer disaster and how to use the features of Windows Server 2003 to prevent a disaster or recover when one occurs.

  • Preparing for Disaster Recovery
  • Backing Up Data
  • Scheduling Backup Jobs
  • Restoring Data
  • Recovering from Server Failure
  • Selecting Disaster Recovery Methods

Maintaining Software by Using Software Update Services

This module explains how to use Microsoft Software Update Services to manage and distribute critical software updates that resolve known security vulnerabilities and other stability issues.

  • Introduction to Software Update Services
  • Installing and Configuring Software Update Services
  • Managing a Software Update Services Infrastructure
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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
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Training Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers – 5 days

Class overview :

This five-day instructor-led course combines five days worth of instructor-led training content from the Network Infrastructure Technology Specialist, Active Directory Technology Specialist, and IT Professional Server Administrator courses of Windows Server 2008 to provide students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 environment.

Class goals :

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

  • Describe the different administrative tools and tasks in Windows Server 2008
  • Configure AD DS user and computer accounts
  • Create Groups and Organizational Units
  • Manage access to shared resources in an AD DS environment
  • Configure Active Directory Objects and Trusts
  • Create and configure Group Policy Objects
  • Configure user and computer environments by using Group Policy
  • Implement security by using Group Policy
  • Configure and analyze server security and security update compliance
  • Configure and manage storage technologies included with Windows Server 2008
  • Configure and manage Distributed File System
  • Configure Network Access Protection
  • Configure availability of network resources
  • Monitor and Maintain servers running Windows Server 2008
  • Manage a Windows Server 2008 Backup and Restore

Content of Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers

Introduction to Administrative Tasks in Windows Server 2008 Environment

  • Server Roles
  • Overview of Active Directory
  • Using Windows Server 2008 Administrative Tools
  • Using Remote Desktop for Administration
  • Lab: Administering Windows Server 2008 (Configuring Remote Desktop for Administration)

Creating Active Directory Domain Services User and Computer Objects

  • Managing User Accounts
  • Creating Computer Accounts
  • Automating AD DS Object Management
  • Using Queries to Locate Objects in AD DS
  • Lab: Creating AD DS User and Computer Accounts (Creating and Configuring User Accounts; Creating and Configuring Computer Accounts; Automating the Management of AD DS Objects)

Creating Groups and Organizational Units

  • Introduction to Groups
  • Managing Groups
  • Creating Organizational Units
  • Lab: Creating an OU Infrastructure (Creating AD DS Groups; Planning an OU Hierarchy (Discussion); Creating an OU Hierarchy)

Managing Access to Resources in Active Directory Domain Services

  • Managing Access Overview
  • Assigning Permissions to Shared Resources
  • Managing NTFS File and Folder Permissions
  • Determining Effective Permission
  • Lab: Managing Access to Resources (Planning a Shared Folder Implementation (Discussion); Implementing a Shared Folder Implementation; Evaluating the Shared Folder Implementation)

Configuring Active Directory Objects and Trusts

  • Delegating Administrative Access to AD DS Objects
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts
  • Lab : Configuring Active Directory Delegation and Trusts (Delegating Control of AD DS Objects; Configuring AD DS Trusts)

Creating and Configuring Group Policy

  • Overview of Group Policy
  • Configuring the Scope of Group Policy Objects
  • Evaluating the Application of Group Policy Objects
  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Delegating Administrative Control of Group Policy
  • Lab: Creating and Configuring GPOs (Creating Group Policy Objects; Managing the Scope of GPO Application; Verifying GPO Application; Managing GPOs; Delegating Administrative Control of GPOs)

Configuring User Environments Using Group Policy

  • Configuring Group Policy Settings
  • Configuring Scripts and Folder Redirection Using
  • Group Policy
  • Configuring Administrative Templates
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences
  • Deploying Software Using Group Policy
  • Introduction to Group Policy Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Group Policy Application
  • Troubleshooting Group Policy Settings
  • Lab: Configuring User Environments Using Group Policy (Configuring Scripts and Folder Redirection; Configuring Administrative Templates; Configuring Preferences; Verifying GPO Application)

Implementing Security Using Group Policy

  • Configuring Security Policies
  • Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
  • Restricting Group Membership and Access to Software
  • Managing Security Using Security Templates
  • Lab: Implementing Security Using Group Policies (Configuring Domain Security Settings; Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies; Configuring Restricted Groups and Software Restriction Policies; Configuring Security Templates; Verifying the Security Configuration)

Configuring Server Security Compliance

  • Securing a Windows Infrastructure
  • Configuring an Audit Policy
  • Overview of Windows Server Update Services
  • Managing WSUS
  • Planning for Security Update Management
  • Lab: Configuring Server Security Compliance (Configuring Windows Software Update Services)

Configuring and Managing Storage Technologies

  • Windows Server 2008 Storage Management Overview
  • Managing Storage Using File Server Resource Manager
  • Configuring Quota Management
  • Implementing File Screening
  • Managing Storage Reports
  • Troubleshooting Storage Issues
  • Lab: Configuring and Managing Storage Technologies (Installing the FSRM Role Service; Configuring Storage Quotas; Configuring File Screening; Generating Storage Reports)

Configuring and Managing Distributed File System

  • DFS Overview
  • Configuring DFS Namespaces
  • Configuring DFS Replication
  • Lab: Configuring DFS (Installing the Distributed File System Role Service; Creating a DFS Namespace; Configuring Folder Targets and Folder Replication; Viewing Diagnostic Reports for Replicated Folders)

Configuring Network Access Protection

  • Overview of Network Access Protection
  • How NAP Works
  • Configuring NAP
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting NAP
  • Lab: Configuring NAP for DHCP and VPN (Configuring NAP for DHCP Clients; Configuring NAP for VPN Clients)

Configuring Availability of Network Resources

  • Configuring Shadow Copies
  • Providing Server and Service Availability
  • Lab: Configuring Availability of Network Resources (Configuring Shadow Copying; Configuring and Testing Network Load Balancing)

Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers

  • Planning Monitoring Tasks
  • Calculating a Server Baseline
  • Measuring Performance Objects
  • Analyzing key performance counters
  • Selecting Appropriate Monitoring Tools
  • Planning Notification Methods
  • Overview of Windows Server 2008 Maintenance Tasks
  • Automating Windows Server 2008 Maintenance
  • Lab: Identifying Windows Server 2008 Monitoring Requirements (Evaluating Performance Metrics; Monitoring Performance Metrics; Configuring Data Collector Sets; Evaluating Trends; Monitoring Extension Exercise; Automating Maintenance Tasks)

Managing Windows Server 2008 Backup and Restore

  • Planning Backups with Windows Server 2008
  • Planning Backup Policy on Windows Server 2008
  • Planning a Server Restore Policy
  • Planning an EFS Restore Policy
  • Verifying Restored Data
  • Lab: Planning Windows Server 2008 Restore (Evaluating Backup Data; Planning a Restore; Investigating a Failed Restore; Restoring System State Data)
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Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …