Course 6433: Planning for Windows Server 2008 Servers

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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.  t 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.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for individuals who are employed as a PC Technician, Systems Administrator, Systems Engineer and IT Manager

At Course Completion:

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Plan Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008  R2 Sp1 deployments and upgrades
•Plan server management and delegated administration strategies
•Plan for network addressing with IPv4 and IPv6 and also the provisioning of DNS services
•Plan and provision Active Directory Domain Services
•Plan and implement Group Policy strategy
•Plan and implement Active Directory Certificate Services
•Plan and provision Application servers including Web services, presentation virtualization and application virtualization
•Plan and implement file and print server roles
•Plan and implement secure network access policies such as VPNs, Network Access Protection (NAP) and Direct Access
•Plan and provision data and storage
•Plan and implement an update management strategy using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
•Plan and implement high availability
•Plan for server performance and event monitoring
•Plan and implement a backup and recovery strategy

Module 1: Planning Server Deployment and Upgrade

•Developing a Deployment Strategy
•Virtualization Considerations
•Selecting an Automation Strategy
•Implementing an Automation Strategy
Lab : Planning and Implementing Server Deployment
•Planning a Windows Server 2008 R2 Deployment
•Modifying a Windows Server 2008 R2 Image
•Preparing to Deploy the Windows Server 2008 R2 Image

Module 2: Planning Server Management and Delegated Administration

•Remote Server Management Tools
•Decentralizing Systems Administration
Lab : Implementing Role-Based Systems Administration
•Create an administrative-level role group
•Creating an account management group
•Enable and configure auditing for sensitive groups

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
Lab : Planning and Implementing DHCP and DNS
•Planning the Deployment of DHCP and DNS Servers
•Implementing DNS
•Implementing DHCP

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
Lab : Planning for Active Directory Domain Services
•Planning an Active Directory Structure
•AD DS Backup and Recovery
•Configuring Active Directory Recycle Bin

Module 5: Planning Group Policy Strategy

•Planning Group Policy Settings
•Planning the Assignment of Group Policies
•Planning the Management of Group Policy Objects
Lab : Planning and Implementing Group Policy
•Planning Group Policy
•Implementing the Proposed GPO Plan

Module 6: Planning Active Directory Certificate Services

•Enterprise PKI Deployment and Administration
•Managing Certificate Templates
•Planning Certificate Enrollment and Revocation
Lab : Configuring Certificate Services
•Planning Certificate Services Deployment
•Configure Stand-alone Root and Enterprise Subordinate CA
•Configure Key Archiving and Recovery
•Configure Online Certificate Status Protocol Array

Module 7: Planning and Provisioning Application Servers

•Planning and Provisioning Web Services
•Planning and Provisioning Presentation Virtualization
•Planning and Provisioning Application Virtualization
Lab : Planning and Provisioning Application Servers
•Planning Application Deployment
•Configuring Remote Desktop Policies
•Installing and Configuring a Remote Desktop Gateway

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
Lab : Planning and Implementing File and Print Services
•Planning File Services
•Implementing File Services in the Branch Office
•Implementing Print Services in the Branch Office

Module 9: Planning Network Access

•Planning Network Security
•Planning Virtual Private Networks
•Planning Network Access Protection
•Planning DirectAccess
Lab : Planning and Implementing Network Access
•Planning Network Access
•Implementing Network Access

Module 10: Provisioning Data and Storage

•Planning and Implementing Distributed File System
•Planning and Implementing BranchCache
•Provisioning Storage
Lab : Planning and Implementing Data Access
•Planning Data Access
•Installing and Configuring DFS
•Enabling and Configuring BranchCache

Module 11: Planning Update Deployment

•WSUS Topologies
•Update Management
Lab : Multi-Site WSUS Deployment
•Analyze WSUS Deployment Plan
•Configure a Replica WSUS Server
•Configure WSUS for BranchCache

Module 12: Planning High Availability

•Planning Network Load Balancing
•Planning Failover Clustering
•Planning for Service Availability
Lab : Planning and Implementing High Availability
•Planning High Availability
•Implementing High Availability

Module 13: Planning Performance and Event Monitoring

•Monitoring and Analyzing Server Performance
•Managing Events
Lab : Planning and Implementing Event Log Management
•Planning Enterprise Event Log Management
•Configuring Event Subscriptions
•Creating Custom Views
•Creating Event Tasks

Module 14: Enterprise Backup and Recovery

•Disaster Recovery Concepts
•Planning Windows Server Backup
•Planning Recovery of Data and servers
Lab : Backing Up and Restoring from VHD
•Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan
•Configure network backup with Windows Server Backup
•Mount Backup VHD and Extract Data
•Configure a Windows Server 2008 server to boot from backup VHD

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