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MCSA: Windows Server 2008

MCSA: Windows Server 2008


Course Description and Overview

Overview

SecureNinja's MCSA: Windows Server 2008 training and certification boot camp in Washington, DC will prepare Microsoft professionals to obtain the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification to demonstrate your leadership and problem-solving skills in working with Windows Server 2008.

Server administrators are recognized among their peers and managers as leaders in the day-to-day operations management of Windows Server 2008. Demonstrate and communicate your ability to take system-wide ownership of Windows Server 2008 administration, and increase your organization's return on technology investment, by earning the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification.

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2008 certification shows that you have the minimum set of skills needed to hit the ground running, and differentiates you as better able to work with Windows Server 2008 in a real-world business context. This certification validates a set of core Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas.

SPECIAL NOTE:
MCITP: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008: This certification will no longer be available to earn as of July 31, 2013. Candidates who pass Exams 70-640, 70-642, and 70-646 will continue to earn the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification after the MCITP: Server Administrator on Windows Server 2008 certification is no longer available

Topics Covered

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring (Exam 70-640)

Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory
Configuring the Active Directory infrastructure
Configuring additional Active Directory server roles
Creating and maintaining Active Directory objects
Maintaining the Active Directory environment
Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring (Exam 70-642)

Configuring IP Addressing and Services
Configuring Name Resolution
Configuring Network Access
Configuring File and Print Services
Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure 

Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator (70-646)

Planning for Server Deployment   
Planning for Server Management  
Monitoring and Maintaining Servers
Planning Application and Data Provisioning   
Planning for Business Continuity and High Availability 

Who Would Benefit  

System Administrators and System Engineers who are responsible for setup, support, and troubleshooting
Server 2008.  

Pre-requisites 

SecureNinja recommends 2+ years experience with Enterprise IT administration in a Windows environment. 

Candidates are IT professionals capable of deploying, building, designing, optimizing, and operating technologies for a particular job role. They make the design and technology decisions necessary to ensure successful technology implementation projects.        

Required Exams

  • Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring (Exam 70-640)
  • Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring (Exam 70-642)
  • Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator (Exam 70-646)

Course Length

  • 72 Hours

Course Details

Microsoft Exam 70-640

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory
  • Configure zones.
  • Configure DNS server settings.
  • Configure zone transfers and replication.
Configuring the Active Directory Infrastructure
  • Configure a forest or a domain.
  • Configure trusts.
  • Configure sites.
  • Configure Active Directory replication.
  • Configure the global catalog.
  • Configure operations masters.
Configuring Additional Active Directory Server Roles
  • Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS).
  • Configure Active Directory Rights Management Service (AD RMS).
  • Configure the read-only domain controller (RODC).
  • Configure Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
Creating and Maintaining Active Directory Objects
  • Automate creation of Active Directory accounts.
  • Maintain Active Directory accounts.
  • Create and apply Group Policy objects (GPOs).
  • Configure GPO templates.
  • Configure software deployment GPOs.
  • Configure account policies.
  • Configure audit policy by using GPOs.
Maintaining the Active Directory Environment
  • Configure backup and recovery.
  • Perform offline maintenance.
  • Monitor Active Directory.
Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Install Active Directory Certificate Services.
  • Configure CA server settings.
  • Manage certificate templates.
  • Manage enrollments.
  • Manage certificate revocations.

Microsoft Exam 70-642

Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

Configuring IP Addressing and Services
  • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 addressing.
  • Configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
  • Configure routing.
  • Configure IPsec.
Configuring Name Resolution
  • Configure a Domain Name System (DNS) server.
  • Configure DNS zones.
  • Configure DNS records.
  • Configure DNS replication.
  • Configure name resolution for client computers.
Configuring Network Access
  • Configure remote access.
  • Configure Network Access Protection (NAP).
  • Configure network authentication.
  • Configure wireless access.
  • Configure firewall settings.
Configuring File and Print Services
  • Configure a file server.
  • Configure Distributed File System (DFS).
  • Configure shadow copy services.
  • Configure backup and restore.
  • Manage disk quotas.
  • Configure and monitor print services.
Monitoring and Managing a Network Infrastructure
  • Configure Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server settings.
  • Capture performance data.
  • Monitor event logs.
  • Gather network data.

 

Microsoft Exam 70-646

Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

Planning for Server Deployment
  • Plan server installations and upgrades.
  • Plan for automated server deployment.
  • Plan infrastructure services server roles.
  • Plan application servers and services.
  • Plan file and print server roles.
Planning for Server Management
  • Plan server management strategies.
  • Plan for delegated administration.
  • Plan and implement group policy strategy.
Monitoring and Maintaining Servers
  • Implement patch management strategy.
  • Monitor servers for performance evaluation and optimization.
  • Monitor and maintain security and policies.
Planning Application and Data Provisioning
  • Provision applications.
  • Provision data.
Planning for Business Continuity and High Availability
  • Plan storage.
  • Plan high availability.
  • Plan for backup and recovery.

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