Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Training Courses


6419B: Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008-based Servers R2


Course Description

This five-day instructor-led 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 2008 and R2 environment. This course covers the core skills required by anyone working with Windows Server 2008 Servers.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the Windows Server 2008 environment including the roles, features, and the tools used to perform effective server management.
  • Manage the DNS and DHCP server infrastructure roles.
  • Configure secure and efficient access to file services.
  • Configure and manage Distributed File Systems.
  • Manage file resources by using File Server Resource Manager.
  • Configure and secure Remote Access.
  • Manage Active Directory Domain Services.
  • Configure Active Directory object administration and Domain Trust.
  • Create and manage Group Policy objects.
  • Configure user and computer settings by using Group Policy.
  • Implement security settings by using Group Policy.
  • Provide efficient network access for remote offices.
  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2008.
  • Manage Windows Server 2008 backup, restore, and recovery.

6419B: Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008-based Servers R2 Course Outline


  1. Module 1: Overview of the Windows Server 2008 Management
    1. Lesson 1: Understanding the Windows Server 2008 Environment
    2. Lesson 2: Overview of Windows Server 2008 Server Roles and Features
    3. Lesson 3: Windows Server 2008 Administration Tools
    4. Lesson 4: Managing Windows Server 2008 Server Core
  2. Module 2: Managing Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Roles
    1. Lesson 1: Understanding IPv6 Addressing
    2. Lesson 2: Overview of the Domain Name System Server Role
    3. Lesson 3: Configuring DNS Zones
    4. Lesson 4: Overview of the DHCP Server Role
    5. Lesson 5: Configuring DHCP Scopes and Options
  3. Module 3: Configuring Access to File Services
    1. Lesson 1: Overview of Access Control
    2. Lesson 2: Managing NTFS File and Folder Permissions
    3. Lesson 3: Managing Permissions for Shared Resources
    4. Lesson 4: Determining Effective Permissions
  4. Module 4: Configuring and Managing Distributed File System
    1. Lesson 1: Distributed File System Overview
    2. Lesson 2: Configuring DFS Namespaces
    3. Lesson 3: Configuring DFS Replication
  5. Module 5: Managing File Resources by Using File Server Resource Manager
    1. Lesson 1: Overview of File Server Resource Manager
    2. Lesson 2: Configuring Quota Management
    3. Lesson 3: Implementing File Screening
    4. Lesson 4: Managing Storage Reports
    5. Lesson 5: Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
  6. Module 6: Configuring and Securing Remote Access
    1. Lesson 1: Configuring a Virtual Private Network Connection
    2. Lesson 2: Overview of Network Policies
    3. Lesson 3: Integrating Network Access Protection with VPNs
    4. Lesson 4: Configuring VPN Enforcement by Using NAP
    5. Lesson 5: Overview of DirectAccess
    6. Lesson 6: Deploying DirectAccess
  7. Module 7: Managing Active Directory Domain Services
    1. Lesson 1: Overview of the Active Directory Infrastructure
    2. Lesson 2: Working with Active Directory Administration Tools
    3. Lesson 3: Managing User Accounts
    4. Lesson 4: Managing Computer Accounts
    5. Lesson 5: Managing Groups
    6. Lesson 6: Using Queries to Locate Objects in AD DS
  8. Module 8: Configuring Active Directory Object Administration and Domain Trust
    1. Lesson 1: Configuring Active Directory Object Administration
    2. Lesson 2: Configuring Active Directory Trusts
  9. Module 9: Creating and Managing Group Policy Objects
    1. Lesson 1: Overview of Group Policy
    2. Lesson 2: Configuring the Scope of Group Policy Objects
    3. Lesson 3: Managing Group Policy Objects
    4. Lesson 4: Evaluating and Troubleshooting Group Policy Processing
  10. Module 10: Using Group Policy to Configure User and Computer Settings
    1. Lesson 1: Using Group Policy to Configure Folder Redirection and Scripts
    2. Lesson 2: Using Administrative Templates to Manage Users and Computers
    3. Lesson 3: Deploying Software by Using Group Policy
    4. Lesson 4: Deploying Group Policy Preferences
  11. Module 11: Implementing Security Settings Using Group Policy
    1. Lesson 1: Overview of Security Settings
    2. Lesson 2: Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
    3. Lesson 3: Restricting Group Membership and Access to Software
  12. Module 12: Providing Efficient Network Access for Remote Offices
    1. Lesson 1: Overview of Remote Office Requirements
    2. Lesson 2: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
    3. Lesson 3: Implementing BranchCache
  13. Module 13: Monitoring and Maintaining Windows Server 2008
    1. Lesson 1: Planning Maintenance Tasks
    2. Lesson 2: Calculating a Server Baseline
    3. Lesson 3: Interpreting Performance Counters
    4. Lesson 4: Selecting Appropriate Monitoring Tools
  14. Module 14: Managing Windows Server 2008 Backup, Restore, and Recovery
    1. Lesson 1: Planning and Implementing File Backups on Windows Server 2008
    2. Lesson 2: Planning and Implementing File Recovery
    3. Lesson 3: Recovering Active Directory
    4. Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Windows Server Startup

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