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Training Windows 2008 System Administration – 5 days

Class overview :

This course provides hands on experience installing and configuring Windows Server 2008. Students will perform full and core CD-based standard installation, deploy an image, configure and tune the server and assign roles and services.

Class goals :

Attendees will practice local and remote administration of security, network, data and hardware in hands on labs. After installing an Active Directory domain controller, students will create and assign users, groups, permissions, rights, policies and profiles.

Attendees will configure and troubleshoot the TCP/IP network, create custom consoles and Powershell scripts, and implement a backup strategy. Also covered are many aspects of local security, such as group policy objects (GPO), Encrypting File System (EFS), rights and permissions, Firewall, and Network Level Authentication. Students will learn to use enterprise tools such as Distributed File System (DFS) and File System Resource Manager (FSRM) to facilitate clustering and virtualization. Comprehensive labs and exercises give the students real experience deploying, managing and troubleshooting the Windows 2008 infrastructure.

Content of Windows 2008 System Administration

Windows 2008 System Administration
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  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
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This course provides hands on experience installing and configuring Windows Server 2008. Students will perform full and core CD-based standard installation, deploy an image, configure and tune the server and assign roles and services.

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Training Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 – 5 days

Class overview :

CXA-201-2I Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008 (also known as CXA-201-2I, CXA2012I, CXA-2012I, CXA-2012, CXA2012) provides the foundation necessary to effectively deploy and administer Citrix XenApp and its components, including Web Interface, Application Streaming, Load Manager, Installation Manager, and Secure Gateway.

Class goals :

Upon successful completion of this course, learners are able to demonstrate the following objectives:

  • Install Citrix XenApp
  • Install and distribute Citrix XenApp Plugins for Windows software
  • Create and customize Web Interface sites
  • Publish applications, server desktops and content
  • Configure XenApp Web and XenApp Services sites
  • Create and assign load evaluators
  • Configure printers and printer policies and manage print drivers and printer bandwidth
  • Create and configure XenApp administrator accounts and their permissions
  • Configure display and SpeedScreen settings
  • Configure SecureICA encryption, SSL Relay and Secure Gateway
  • Install and distribute applications, service packs and hotfixes using Installation Manager
  • Identify the key features of Citrix XenApp Platinum Edition additional components

Content of Implementing Citrix XenApp 5.0 for Windows Server 2008

Introducing XenApp 5.0

  • Components of XenApp 5.0
  • Citrix XenApp 5.0 Architecture and Communications
  • Features of XenApp 5.0
  • Management Consoles in XenApp 5.0
  • License Management Console
  • Access Management Console
  • XenApp Advanced Configuration

Installing XenApp

  • XenApp Installation Decisions
  • XenApp Installation
  • Citrix XenApp Plugins for Windows
  • Architecture and Communication
  • Citrix XenApp Plugins Installation
  • Custom Installation Package
  • Citrix XenApp Plugin Usage
    • Using the Citrix XenApp Web Plugin
    • Using the Citrix XenApp Plugin
  • Session Reliability

Installing and Configuring Web Interface

  • Web Interface Architecture and Communications
  • Web Interface Installation
  • Creating XenApp Web Sites
  • XenApp Services Sites
  • Configuring a XenApp Services Site
  • Site Appearance
    • Configuring the Site Appearance
    • Configuring Session Preferences
    • Configuring Workspace Control
  • XenApp Plugins and the Web Interface
    • Configuring Plugin Deployment
    • Configuring Client for Java Settings
  • Authentication Configuration
    • Configuring Explicit Authentication
    • Configuring Pass-Through Authentication
    • Configuring Smart Card Authentication
  • Web Interface Access Methods
    • Configuring an Access Method
  • Client-Side Proxy Setting Configuration
  • Server Configuration
    • Adding Server Farms
    • Configuring Load Balancing
    • Enabling Fault Tolerance
    • Configuring the Citrix XML Service
  • Web Interface Site Removal

Delivering Applications and Content

  • Resource Publishing
    • Publishing Resources
    • Organizing Published Resources for Users
  • Advanced Published Resource Settings
  • Configuring Advanced Access Control Properties
  • Configuring Client-to-Server Content Redirection
  • Configuring Server-to-Client Content Redirection
  • Implementing Resource Limits and Client Options and Configuring Resource Appearance
  • Published Resource Management
    • Viewing Published Resource Usage
    • Modifying Published Resource Properties
    • Disabling or Hiding a Published Resource

Streaming Applications

  • Application Streaming Components Overview
  • Application Streaming Communications
  • XenApp Plugin for Streamed Applications
  • Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • Profile Configuration
    • Setting Profiler Preferences
    • Configuring Profiles
    • Configuring Inter-isolation Communication
    • Viewing and Changing Profile Properties
    • Changing Target Properties
    • Adding a Target to a Profile
    • Deleting a Target from a Profile
    • Upgrading an Application in a Target and Deleting an Obsolete Version of a Target
  • Streaming Application Configuration
    • Publishing a Streamed Application
    • Changing the Application Type
    • Specifying an Alternate Profile for a Published Application
    • Enabling the Least-Privileged User Account and Configuring Sites for Streaming Applications
  • Offline Access Management
    • Providing Offline Access
    • Customizing the Offline License Setting
    • Caching Applications for Offline Access

Configuring Policies in XenApp

  • Architecture and Communication
  • Policies in XenApp
    • Identifying Policy Rules
    • Using the Streamed Application Policy
    • Creating Policies in XenApp
    • Applying Policies Using Filters
  • Policy Administration
    • Prioritizing Policies
    • Using the Policy Search Engine
    • Merging Shadow Policies
    • Common Policy Configuration Missteps

Configuring Load Management

  • Load Balancing Process
  • Preferential Load Balancing
  • Load Calculation
  • Load Evaluator Configuration
    • Creating Custom Load Evaluators
    • Assigning Load Evaluators to Servers and Applications
  • Load Monitoring
    • Monitoring Load Evaluator Usage
    • Monitoring Load Evaluator Rule Activity
    • Logging Load Manager Activity
  • Common Load Management Configuration Missteps

Configuring Printing

  • Architecture and Communication
  • Print Drivers
  • Client Printer Policies
    • Enabling Client Printer Auto-Creation
    • Creating Auto-Retained Printers
    • Creating Permanent Client Printers
    • Creating Auto-Restored Client Printers
  • Network Printers
    • Importing Print Servers
    • Assigning Network Printers to Users
    • Limiting Printer Bandwidth
  • Print Driver Management
    • Replicating Print Drivers
    • Maintaining Print Driver Compatibility Lists
    • Configuring Print Driver Mappings
    • Assigning Printer Creation Settings to Published Applications
  • Common Printing Configuration Missteps

Administrative Configuration

  • Administrative Permissions
    • Adding Administrator Accounts
    • Configuring Administrator Permissions
    • Configuring Folder Permissions
  • Remote Console Connections
    • Enabling Remote Console Connections
  • Configuration Logging
    • Creating the Configuration Logging Database
    • Configuring Configuration Logging

Display and SpeedScreen Configuration

  • Session Performance Configuration
    • Configuring Display Settings
    • Configuring SpeedScreen Browser Acceleration
    • Configuring SpeedScreen Multimedia Acceleration
    • Configuring SpeedScreen Flash Acceleration
    • Configuring SpeedScreen Latency Reduction
    • Configuring SpeedScreen Image Acceleration

XenApp Security

  • ICA Encryption
    • Configuring ICA Encryption in a Policy
    • Configuring ICA Encryption Through a Hosted or Streamed Application
  • Citrix SSL Relay
    • Configuring Citrix SSL Relay
  • Access Gateway
  • Citrix Secure Gateway
    • Using Digital Certificates
    • Installing the Secure Gateway
  • Web Interface Configuration
    • Configuring the Access Method
    • Configuring Secure Gateway Settings
  • Secure Gateway Monitoring
  • Common Security Configuration Missteps

Installing Applications, Service Packs and Hotfixes

  • Application Installation
  • Installation Manager for Citrix XenApp
    • Installing Installation Manager
    • Using Installation Manager
  • Task Management
    • Installing Service Packs and Hotfixes
  • Shadow Key

Platinum Edition Additional Components

  • Application Performance Monitoring Overview
  • EdgeSight Architecture
  • SmartAccess Overview
    • Deploying Access Gateway with XenApp
  • SmartAuditor Overview
  • SmartAuditor Architecture
  • Single Sign-on Overview
  • Password Manager Architecture
  • EasyCall Overview
    • EasyCall Architecture
  • WAN Optimization Overview
  • Reviewing the Branch Repeater Architecture
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  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
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Training Implementing and Administering Windows Small Business Server 2008 – 5 days

Class overview :

This five-day instructor-led M6445 course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement, and manage Windows Small Business Server 2008.

Class goals :

After completing this training course, students will be able to:

  • Install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Migrate to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Configure Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the Windows
  • Small Business Server 2008 Console
  • Manage users and groups in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Manage messaging and collaboration in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Manage and monitor Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Secure a Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Expand a Windows Small Business Server 2008 network

Content of Implementing and Administering Windows Small Business Server 2008

Module 1: Plan and Design a Technology Solution for a Small Business

This module explains about the key new features of Small Business Server 2008 and how to create an IT roadmap for the small business using the Business and Technology Assessment Toolkit.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe small business technology challenges
  • Describe what makes Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 an ideal integrated solution
  • Differentiate between the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Standard and Premium versions
  • Install the Microsoft Business and Technology Assessment Toolkit (BTAT)
  • Complete the BTAT business assessment templates
  • Configure options and updates for the BTAT
  • Manage a BTAT business assessment template
  • Describe the technology assessment, desktop deployment, and mobile readiness templates contained in the Microsoft BTAT
  • Create a custom BTAT technology template
  • Identify the best Microsoft technology solution

Module 2: Installing Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

This module explains how to prepare the server for networking, install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 and configure the Internet connection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Establish the background information needed to understand basic networking concepts
  • Provide groundwork for the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 installation, covering networking terminology and methodologies
  • Describe the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 minimum hardware requirements
  • Describe the key tasks required to prepare the server hardware for the Windows Small Business Server 2008 operating system installation
  • Describe the process of the operating system installation
  • Administer initial administrative tasks in the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 console and connect the server to the Internet.

Module 3: Managing a Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Environment

This module explains how to manage the Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment using the Windows SBS Console, how to manage Users and Groups, and how to configure user accounts.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the Windows SBS Console
  • Administer Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the task-based GUI in the Windows SBS Console
  • Create and manage user accounts in Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Administer specific user account properties
  • Configure access permissions and disk quota management
  • Describe user roles
  • Standardize common user properties using roles
  • Create and manage groups in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Describe group types and scopes

Module 4: Manage and Configure Messaging

This module explains how to manage user messaging, mobile device, Outlook and other settings using the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console and Exchange Management console. Students will learn to implement e-mail protection from spam and viruses.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configure e-mail protocols using the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console
  • Configure the appropriate DNS routing records
  • Configure e-mail forwarding to specific recipients
  • Configure e-mail protection using the Exchange Server
  • Configure e-mail protection using Forefront Security Server for Exchange
  • Configure additional send and receive connectors in Exchange Server 2007 using the Exchange Management console
  • Configure mobile devices
  • Describe troubleshooting messaging issues
  • Identify tracking messages
  • Describe mailbox statistics
  • Configure OWA in Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

Module 5: Manage and Configure Collaboration

This module explains how to manage the intranet site, create new SharePoint sites, install Web applications and modify and manage site settings.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage the preconfigured intranet site using administrative tasks in the Windows SBS 2008 console
  • Describe Windows SharePoint Services groups, user roles and permissions
  • Create a new SharePoint site using the central administration site
  • Configure and manage access to the SharePoint site
  • Administer the SharePoint site using central administration tasks
  • Customize the Windows SharePoint site using a Microsoft application template

Module 6: Add Client Computers and Devices to the Network

This module explains how to add client computers, printers and faxes to the Small Business Server 2008 network.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe joining a client computer to the Windows Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Administer access to a client PC on the Windows Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Describe performing the most commonly used administrative tasks for a client PC
  • Install a shared printer on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Configure a shared printer on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Install a fax device on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network

Module 7: Manage and Configure Remote Access

This module explains how to manage the commonly used tasks for establishing remote access to the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network and its resources.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe how certificates work
  • Describe installing a self-signed certificate on the Windows Small Business Server 2008 server and client computer
  • Describe installing a self-signed certificate on a mobile device
  • Configure a virtual private network for users to access network resources from a remote computer
  • Administer the Windows Server Firewall
  • Configure ports for services and applications
  • Administer Remote Web Workplace
  • Configure user access to network resources using a Web browser

Module 8: Manage and Configure Security

This module explains the key security tasks and security best practice for managing the Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan in-depth security for the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Configure distribution of updates and hotfixes for servers and computers on the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Describe the key features of the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Best Practices Analyzer 2008
  • Configure a shared folder controlling user access permissions
  • Configure blocking unwanted content in the shared folder
  • Configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security settings and rules for network security

Module 9: Manage Data Folders and Backup

This module explains how to manage server storage using administrative tasks in the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console. Students learn to plan and prepare for disasters and data recovery, and configure and administer backups.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage server storage by moving databases and data folders
  • Create a disaster recovery plan
  • Identify risks
  • Describe business continuity considerations
  • Implement Disaster Recovery strategies
  • Describe testing and reviewing a Disaster Recovery plan
  • Configure protection of the operating system and application data using the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 backup wizard
  • Configure backup media and schedule
  • Configure protection of individual server applications using standard tools
  • Describe business critical data and prioritizing data sets for backup
  • Recover a failed Windows Small Business Server 2008 server

Module 10: Monitoring and Maintaining System and Services Availability

This module explains how to maintain the Windows Small Business Server 2008 using native maintenance and reporting tools and utilities.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 reporting
  • Administer monitoring and reporting in SBS
  • Describe the ability of Microsoft Windows Reliability and Performance monitor to examine how programs affect your computer’s performance
  • Describe monitoring system performance in real time and by collecting log data for later analysis
  • Configure hard disks, volumes and partitions in Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the disk management utility
  • Perform most disk-related tasks without restarting the system
  • Create and manage point-in-time copies of files that are located in shared resources
  • Describe how to recover previous versions of files

Module 11: Migrating from Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003

This module explains how to migrate from Windows Small Business Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Prepare the source server
  • Back up the source server
  • Verify network connection
  • Raise the functional level in Active Directory
  • Evaluate server health
  • Install service packs
  • Plan LOB application migration
  • Apply the Migration Preparation Tool
  • Review the File Migration Wizard
  • Create a migration answer file
  • Collect information
  • Run the answer file generator
  • Copy the answer file to the target server
  • Install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 in migration mode
  • Migrate settings and data
  • Run the migration wizard
  • Demote the source server
  • Troubleshoot migration issues

Module 12: Managing Comprehensive Line-of-business Products

This module explains how to integrate comprehensive line-of-business applications with the existing IT infrastructure.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Forefront comprehensive security portfolio
  • Describe Forefront Client Security
  • Describe Forefront Security for Exchange
  • Describe Intelligent Application Gateway
  • Provide a comprehensive product line that protects information
  • Describe Windows Live One Care for Server
  • Describe real-time integrated anti-malware protection
  • Describe Office Live Workspaces
  • Describe Office Live public facing Web site

Module 13: Deploying Additional Servers

This module explains how to expand the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network and configure server roles and applications, including premium applications on the additional Windows Servers.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2008 on the SBS 2008 network
  • Identify improvements in Windows Server 2008
  • Perform initial configuration tasks
  • Identify supported server roles in SBS 2008
  • Describe server management options
  • Install SQL Server on a second server in the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Manage SQL Server on the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network
  • Configure Terminal Services for remote access to shared applications
  • Configure a Web access point
  • Configure a virtualized server computing environment
  • Improve efficiency of your computing resources
  • Describe licensing options in Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Manage licenses in Windows Small Business Server 2008

Module 14: Advanced Topics and Troubleshooting

This module explains how to use native Windows tools and utilities to configure technologies that help protect the computer from unwanted traffic, and administer and troubleshoot the Windows Server 2008 from the command line.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the key difference in the Advanced Mode Windows Small Business Server 2008 console
  • Administer Windows Small Business Server 2008 using the Advance Mode SBS console
  • Administer the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Console
  • Administer SBS 2008 Server Applications
  • Describe the key features of Windows PowerShell
  • Administer the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network using Windows PowerShell commands
  • Describe moving data in SBS 2008 using PowerShell
  • Describe IIS 7.0 and its role
  • Perform common administrative tasks for administering IIS 7.0
  • Troubleshooting DNS
  • Troubleshooting TS Gateway

Module 15: Manage the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Environment using Group Policy

This module explains how to implement specific configurations for users and computers using Group Policy settings.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Administer Group Policies in a Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment
  • Configure Group Policies using the GPMC
  • Configure object auditing using Group Policy
  • Configure software applications for deployment using Group Policy
  • Troubleshooting GPOs
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Training Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure – 3 days

Class overview :

This three-day course will prepare IT professionals for the role of Enterprise Administrator. Students will learn how to design application infrastructure solutions based on Windows Server 2008 to meet varying business and technical requirements.

Class goals :

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

  • Design IIS 7 Web farms
  • Optimize IIS 7 for performance and stability
  • Design IIS 7 for security
  • Design IIS 7 for reliability, recovery, and monitoring
  • Design and prepare a Terminal Services infrastructure
  • Design a Terminal Services maintenance strategy
  • Plan and configure a Windows Media Services infrastructure for live and on-demand delivery
  • Implement virtualization to consolidate servers, support legacy applications, and create a test environment
  • Determine virtualization appropriateness and virtual server provisioning

Content of Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure

Designing IIS Web Farms

The students will learn the process of designing IIS Web Farms with Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7. They will learn how to select the appropriate hardware and software platforms. They will learn techniques to leverage Web Farm Availability and Scalability. They will also learn how to select the proper content storage.

  • Overview of Hardware and Platform Options
  • Design Web Farm Availability and Scalability
  • Design Content Storage

Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability

The students will learn about optimizing IIS performance and stability.

  • Designing Application Pools
  • Designing Script Mapping
  • Designing Bandwidth Allocation
  • Design Web Site Logging

Designing IIS Security

In this module, the students will learn to establish and maintain very tight security using Microsoft IIS 7

  • Design and Verify Transport Security
  • Design Authentication and Authorization
  • Design Delegation Administration

Design IIS Maintenance and UDD

The students will learn how to plan for an IIS installation, taking into account these new features. They will also learn how to deploy UDDI services.

  • Designing Internet Information Services Backup and Recovery
  • Specify Monitoring Requirements
  • Deploying UDDI Services
  • Tuning and Troubleshooting IIS 7

Designing a Terminal Services Infrastructure

The students will learn how to design a terminal services infrastructure including how to design a terminal services licensing strategy and how to design for remote access with TS Gateways, TS Session Broker, RemoteApp programs, and TS Web Access.

  • Design Terminal Services Licensing
  • Specify Terminal Services Connection Properties
  • Design Device Redirection
  • Design Terminal Services Gateways
  • Design Terminal Services Broker
  • Design RemoteApp Programs
  • Design Web Access

Designing a Terminal Services Maintenance Strategy

The students will be introduced to design and implementation planning using Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) policies for application resource and reporting. The students will also learn about group policy settings for terminal servers and how to design high availability for terminal services. Finally, the students will learn to specify monitoring, maintenance, and recovery requirements and procedures for terminal services.

  • Design Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) Policies for Application Resource and Reporting
  • Specify Group Policy Settings for Terminal Servers
  • Design High Availability
  • Specify Monitoring Requirements
  • Specify Maintenance and Recovery

Design Windows Media Services Infrastructure Administration

The students will learn about designing Windows Media Services in Windows Server 2008. They will become familiarized with live and on-demand content delivery.

  • Design Windows Media for Live Streaming
  • Windows Media Services for On-Demand Content
  • Improving Performance for On-Demand Content
  • Monitoring Windows Media Services

Design Virtualization Infrastructure

The students will implement virtualization to consolidate servers, deploy branch office infrastructure servers, support legacy applications, and create a test environment.

  • Virtualization of a Test Server Environment
  • Virtualization and Migration of Legacy Applications
  • Design and Test a Virtualized Development Environment

Designing Virtualization Provisioning

The students will learn how to determine virtualization appropriateness and virtual server provisioning. The students will also learn the importance of customizing virtual servers to standard configurations and also learn about virtual server deployment.

  • Design Virtual Server Provisioning Workflow Model
  • Evaluate Appropriateness for Virtualization
  • Evaluate Customization to Standard Configuration
  • Design Deployment for Virtualization
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  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
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Training Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services – 5 days

Class overview :

At the end of this five-day course, students will learn how to design an Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008. Students will learn how to design Active Directory forests, domain infrastructure, sites and replication, administrative structures, group policies, and Public Key Infrastructures.

Class goals :

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

Design an Active Directory infrastructure and services in Windows Server 2008.

Content of Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services

Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design an Active Directory forest based on business and technical requirements.

  • Determining Active Directory Forest Design Requirements
  • Designing an Active Directory Fores
  • Designing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Managing the Active Directory Schema
  • Understanding Windows Time Service

Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design an Active Directory domain infrastructure based on business and technical requirements.

  • Designing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing the Integration of DNS Namespaces
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts

Designing Active Directory Sites and Replication in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory sites and replication roles.

  • Designing Active Directory Sites
  • Designing Active Directory Replication
  • Design the Placement of Domain Controllers in Active Directory Sites

Designing Active Directory Domain Administrative Structures

This module explains how to design Active Directory domain administrative structures in Windows Server 2008.

  • Planning an Active Directory Domain Administrative Structure
  • Designing Organizational Unit Structures
  • Designing an Active Directory Group Strategy
  • Planning for User and Computer Account Management

Designing Active Directory Group Policy

This module explains how to design Active Directory Group Policies in Windows Server 2008.

  • Gathering Information for Group Policy Deployment
  • Designing Group Policy Settings
  • Designing Group Policy Processing
  • Designing Group Policy Management

Designing AD DS Security in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design AD DS security in Windows Server 2008.

  • Designing Active Directory Security Policies
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Controller Security
  • Designing Administrator Security and Delegation

Designing Active Directory High Availability in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory high availability and disaster recovery in Windows Server 2008.

  • Understanding Active Directory High Availability
  • Designing an Active Directory High Availability Strategy

Designing Active Directory Disaster Recovery in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory disaster recovery in Windows Server 2008.

  • Designing an Active Directory Database Maintenance Strategy
  • Designing an Active Directory Backup and Recovery Strategy
  • Designing an Active Directory Monitoring Strategy

Designing Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008.

  • Overview of PKI and Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Designing a Certification Authority Hierarchy
  • Designing Certificate Templates
  • Designing Certificate Distribution and Revocation

Designing an AD RMS Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design AD RMS infrastructure in Windows Server 2008.

  • Gathering Information for an Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Design
  • Designing AD RMS Clusters and Access
  • Designing AD RMS Backup and Recovery

Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) implementation.

  • Overview of an Active Directory Federation Services Design
  • Designing a Business-to-Business Federation
  • Designing Active Directory Federation Services Claims and Applications

Designing an AD LDS Implementation

This module explains how to design an AD LDS implementation.

  • AD LDS Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of an AD LDS Implementation Design
  • Designing AD LDS Schema and Replication
  • Integrating AD LDS with AD DS

Designing Active Directory Migrations in Windows Server 2008

This module explains how to design Active Directory migrations in Windows Server 2008.

  • Choosing an Active Directory Migration Strategy
  • Designing a Domain Upgrade Strategy
  • Designing a Domain Restructure Strategy
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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 and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory – 3 days

Class overview :

This three-day instructor-led course provides the knowledge and skills that IT Professionals need to configure identity and access solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory.

Class goals :

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

  • Describe identity and access solutions
  • Configure Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Deploy and manage certificates
  • Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Configure Active Directory Federation Services
  • Configure Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Maintain access management solutions
  • Troubleshoot identity and access solutions

Content of Configuring and Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

Exploring IDA Solutions

  • Overview of IDA Management
  • Active Directory Server Roles in IDA Management
  • Overview of ILM 2007

Configuring AD CS

  • Overview of PKI
  • Deploying a CA Hierarchy
  • Installing AD CS
  • Managing CA

Deploying and Managing Certificates

  • Deploying Certificates by Using AD CS
  • Deploying Certificates by Using Autoenrollment
  • Revoking Certificates
  • Configuring Certificate Templates
  • Configuring Certificate Recovery

Configuring AD LDS

  • Installing and Configuring AD LDS
  • Configuring AD LDS Instances
  • Configuring AD LDS Replication
  • Configuring AD LDS Integration with AD DS

Configuring AD FS

  • Overview of AD FS
  • AD FS Deployment Scenarios
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS Claims

Configuring AD RMS

  • Overview of AD RMS
  • Installing and Configuring AD RMS Server Components
  • Administering AD RMS
  • Implementing AD RMS Trust Policies

Maintaining Access Management Solutions

  • Supporting AD CS
  • Maintaining AD LDS
  • Maintaining AD FS
  • Maintaining AD RMS

Troubleshooting IDA Solutions

  • Troubleshooting AD CS
  • Troubleshooting AD LDS
  • Resolving AD FS Issues
  • Solving AD RMS Issues
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Training Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Information Services in Windows Server 2008 – 3 days

Class overview :

In this 3-day instructor-led course, the students will learn to install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot an Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Web Server in Windows Server 2008.

Class goals :

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

  • Describe the IIS 7.0 modular architecture and workloads
  • Configure an IIS 7.0 Web Server
  • Secure Web sites and Web application pools
  • Troubleshoot Web servers, sites and applications
  • Use command line tools and scripting tools
  • Tune IIS to improve performance
  • Maintain Web sites
  • Enable integrated technologies to extend IIS 7.0 functionality

Content of Configuring and Troubleshooting Internet Information Services in Windows Server 2008

Configuring an IIS 7.0 Web Server

The students will be introduced to the process of installing a Web Server and configuring IIS features such as application development; health and diagnostics; HTTP features and more.

  • Introducing Internet Information Services 7.0
  • Installing the Web Server Role in Windows Server 2008
  • Configuring Application Development, Health, and HTTP Features
  • Configuring Performance, Security, and Server Component Features

Configuring IIS 7.0 Web Sites and Application Pools

The students will be introduced to creating and managing Web sites and application pools.

  • Introducing Web Sites and Application Pools
  • Creating a Web Site
  • Creating an Application Pool
  • Maintaining an Application Pool

Configuring IIS 7.0 Application Settings

The students will be introduced to configuring application settings using ASP.NET.

  • Configuring Application Settings
  • Configuring ASP.NET Security

Configuring IIS 7.0 Modules

The students will be introduced to configuring IIS modules.

  • Configuring Native Modules
  • Configuring Managed Modules

Securing the IIS 7.0 Web Server and Web Sites

The students will be introduced to configuring a secure Web Server and Web sites and to using logging as a tool for monitoring security.

  • Configuring Secure Web Sites and Servers
  • Configure Other Aspects of Web Server Security
  • Configuring Logging for IIS 7.0

Configuring Delegation and Remote Administration

The students will be introduced to assigning rights to Web site users and configuring users to serve as remote administrators of a server and its corresponding Web sites.

  • Configuring Remote Administration
  • Configuring Delegated Administration
  • Configuring Feature Delegation

Using Command-line and Scripting for IIS 7.0 Administration

The students will learn basic scripting methods for completing IIS 7.0 administrative tasks needed to maintain Web sites and Web Servers.

  • Tools for Running Administrative Tasks in IIS
  • Executing Scripts for Administrative Tasks
  • Managing IIS Tasks

Tuning IIS 7.0 for Improved Performance

The students will be introduced to techniques for improving Web Server performance.

  • Implementing Best Practices for Improving IIS Performance
  • Configuring Options to Improve IIS Performance
  • Managing Application Pools to Improve IIS Performance

Ensuring Web Site Availability with Web Farms

The students will learn to ensure Web site availability in a Web farm topology.

  • Backing Up and Restoring Web Sites
  • Working with Shared Configurations
  • Configuring Network Load Balancing for IIS

Troubleshooting IIS 7.0 Web Servers

The students will learn to use audit logs to troubleshoot common Web Server related authentication, authorization, communication, and configuration error messages.

  • Using IIS 7.0 Logging for Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Authentication
  • Troubleshooting Authorization
  • Troubleshooting Communication
  • Troubleshooting Configuration
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Training Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services – 5 days

Class overview :

This five-day instructor-led course provides to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists with the knowledge and skills to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related issues.

Class goals :

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

  • Implement and configure Active Directory domain services in their enterprise environment

Content of Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

Implementing Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to install and configure Active Directory Domain Services and install and configure a read-only domain controller.

  • Installing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Deploying Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Configuring AD DS Domain Controller Roles

Configuring Domain Name Service for Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to configure Domain Name Services (DNS) for Active Directory Domain Services

  • Overview of Active Directory Domain Services and DNS Integration
  • Configuring Active Directory Integrated Zones
  • Configuring Read Only DNS Zones

Configuring Active Directory Objects and Trusts

This module explains how to configure Active Directory Objects and Trusts.

  • Configuring Active Directory Objects
  • Strategies for Using Groups
  • Automating AD DS Object Management
  • Delegating Administrative Access to AD DS Objects
  • Configuring AD DS Trusts

Configuring Active Directory Sites and Replication

This module explains how to configure Active Directory sites and replication.

  • Overview of AD DS Replication
  • Overview of AD DS Sites and Replication
  • Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

Creating and Configuring Group Policy

This module explains how to create and configure 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

Configuring User Environments Using Group Policy

This module explains how to configure user environments using Group Policy.

  • Configuring Group Policy Settings
  • Configuring Scripts and Folder Redirection Using Group Policies
  • Configuring Administrative Templates
  • Group Policy Preferences
  • Deploying Software Using Group Policy

Implementing Security Using Group Policy

This module explains how to implement security using Group Policy.

  • Configuring Security Policies
  • Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
  • Restricting Group Membership and Access to Software
  • Managing Security Using Security Templates

Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Monitoring Plan

This module explains how to implement Active Directory Domain Services monitoring plan.

  • Monitoring AD DS Using Event Viewer
  • Monitoring Active Directory Domain Servers Using Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Configuring AD DS Auditing

Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Maintenance Plan

This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Domain Services maintenance plan.

  • Maintaining the AD DS Domain Controllers
  • Backing Up Active Directory Domain Services
  • Restoring Active Directory Domain Services

Troubleshooting Active Directory, DNS, and Replication Issues

This module explains how to troubleshoot Active Directory Domain Services, Domain Name Service, and Active Directory replication.

  • Troubleshooting Active Directory Domain Services
  • Troubleshooting DNS Integration with AD DS
  • Troubleshooting AD DS Replication

Troubleshooting Group Policy Issues

This module explains how to troubleshoot the application of Group Policy objects.

  • Introduction to Group Policy Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Group Policy Application
  • Troubleshooting Group Policy Settings

Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Infrastructure

This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Domain Services Infrastructure.

  • Overview of the AD DS Deployment
  • Planning a Group Policy Strategy
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Training Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Clustering – 3 days

Class overview :

This three-day instructor-led course introduces Windows Server 2008 clustering and provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot clusters.

Class goals :

After completing this training course, students will be able to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot clusters in their enterprise environment.

Content of Implementing and Managing Windows Server 2008 Clustering

Introduction to Clusters

This module provides an overview of cluster concepts and functionality.

Lessons

  • Overview of Clusters
  • Benefits of Using Clusters
  • Overview of the Windows Server 2008 High Availability Solutions

Lab : Identifying Windows Server 2008 High Availability Solutions

  • Exercise 1: Identifying solutions for Web servers
  • Exercise 2: Identifying solutions for database servers
  • Exercise 3: Identifying complex solutions

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Failover Clusters

This module describes key features and functionality of the Windows Server 2008 failover clusters.

Lessons

  • Overview of Windows Server 2008 Failover Clusters
  • Key Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Features
  • Overview of the Windows Server 2008 Quorum Models

Lab : Identifying Windows Server 2008 Clustering Solutions

  • Exercise 1: Identifying clustered scenarios

Preparing to Install a Failover Cluster

This module explains the prerequisite requirements and planning required to install a Windows failover cluster.

Lessons

  • Overview of Requirements for Installing a Failover Cluster
  • Planning the Failover Cluster Implementation
  • Installing the Failover Cluster Feature and Validating the Cluster Configuration
  • Installing the Failover Cluster on Windows Server 2008 Server Core

Lab: Preparing for a Cluster Installation

  • Exercise 1: Installing the failover cluster feature
  • Exercise 2: Validating the failover cluster

Overview of Failover Cluster Storage Requirements

This module explains storage fundamentals and how to plan and implement storage solutions for failover clusters.

Lessons

  • Overview of Storage Technologies
  • Introduction to Storage Area Networks
  • Planning a Storage Solution for Failover Clusters
  • Configuring an iSCSI Storage Connection

Lab : Identifying SAN Components

  • Exercise 1: Identifying fibre channel SAN components
  • Exercise 2: Identifying iSCSI SAN components
  • Exercise 3: Configuring iSCSI storage connections

Module 5: Configuring a Failover Cluster

This module explains how to install and manage a failover cluster.

Lessons

  • Creating a New Failover Cluster
  • Managing a Failover Cluster
  • Verifying Failover Functionality

Lab: Creating and Administering a Cluster

  • Exercise 1: Creating a cluster
  • Exercise 2: Managing a failover cluster

Configuring Cluster Resources and Server Roles

This module explains how to configure cluster resources and how to cluster common Window Server roles and applications.

Lessons

  • Configuring Cluster Resources
  • Implementing Failover Clusters for Server Roles Using Failover Cluster Management
  • Clustering Server Roles Using Windows Server Core

Lab: Clustering Server Roles and Features

  • Exercise 1: Configuring cluster resources
  • Exercise 2: Clustering the print server role using failover cluster management
  • Exercise 3: Clustering the file server role on Windows Server core
  • Exercise 4: Testing cluster availability

Maintaining Microsoft Failover Clusters

This module explains how to maintain and troubleshoot failover clusters.

Lessons

  • Monitoring Failover Clusters
  • Backing Up and Restoring Failover Clusters
  • Troubleshooting Failover Clusters

Lab: Maintaining Failover Clusters

  • Exercise 1: Monitoring failover clusters
  • Exercise 2: Backing up a failover cluster
  • Exercise 3: Restoring a failover cluster

Implementing Geographically Dispersed Clusters

This module explains geographically dispersed clusters and the challenges that they present. In addition, this module describes how to implement a multi-subnet cluster using Windows Server 2008.

Lessons

  • Overview of Geographically Dispersed Clusters
  • Implementing Geographically Dispersed Clusters Using Windows Server 2008

Implementing Network Load Balanced Clusters

This module explores how to use PowerShell to manage the Hyper-V server. This module also explores how to backup virtual machines in Hyper-V.

Lessons

  • Overview of Network Load Balancing
  • Configuring a Network Load Balanced Cluster
  • Maintaining a Network Load Balanced Cluster

Lab: Implementing an NLB cluster

  • Exercise 1: Preparing the NLB cluster nodes
  • Exercise 2: Configuring an NLB cluster
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