- Duration: 5 Days
This instructor-led course provides experienced IT Professionals with an understanding of Network Infrastructure technology in Windows Server 2008. This course is intended to allow individuals who already have experience with Network Infrastructure technologies to update their knowledge and skills to Windows Server 2008. This course is based on an interim build of Windows Server 2008.
Please note that this is a Preliminary course Outline and is subject to change.
IS IT RIGHT FOR ME?
This course is intended for IT Professionals experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003, and who hold an MCSE or MCSA certification and/or equivalent knowledge.
All delegates should have :
- On-the-job experience in planning, implementing, managing, or supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2000 or 2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure.
- Working knowledge of networking, for example, TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS).
- Designed a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure.
- Designed Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network.
- Installed , Configured, and Administered Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Microsoft Vista.
What will I learn?
At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:
- Install and configure Windows Server 2008, including using new features and Roles.
- Take advantage of new features in Windows Server 2008, including server and domain isolation, IPv6, and improved DNS functionality.
- Use key functionality and benefits of a Server Core installation, including adding and configuring Roles.
- Manage the new backup infrastructure in Windows Server 2008, including Volume Shadow Copy service, scheduled and manual backups, media, the Universal Disk Format (UDF), and restoring data.
- XDescribe and use Network Policies and Network Access Protection (NAP) and identify enforcement options.
- Describe and manage Windows Deployment Services, including image capture and management.
- Describe and use new Windows Server Virtualization features to consolidate servers, provide for disaster recovery, and optimize server utilization.
- Use failover clustering and load balancing to maintain a high level of network availability.
- Monitor and optimize network performance using Windows Server 2008 tools like Windows System Resource Manager.
What will it cover?
Configuring Windows Server 2008:
This module explains how to install and configure Windows Server 2008. It also explores using Server Manager to work with roles, features, and other aspects of server configuration like Automatic Updates.
- Server Manager Roles
- Windows Server 2008 Features
Next Generation Networking:
This module explains how to use new and improved networking features in Windows Server 2008, including server and domain isolation, IPv6, and DNS.
- Networking with Windows Server 2008
- DNS Overview and Improvements
This module explains how to use key functionality and benefits of a Server Core installation, including adding and configuring roles.
- Server Core Introduction
- Configuring and Managing Server Core
This module provides an overview of the new backup infrastructure in Windows Server 2008, including Volume Shadow Copy service, scheduled vs. manual backups, media, the Universal Disk Format (UDF), and restoring data.
- Backup Infrastructure
- Optical Media
Restore Utilities Network Policies and Access Protection:
This module explains how to use Network Access Protection (NAP) and related technologies to enforce security and client health policies.
- Network Policies Access Protection
- Enforcement Options
- Network Access Protection Scenarios
Windows Deployment Services:
This module explains how to use benefits and components of Windows Deployment Services, including image capture and management.
- Introducing Windows Deployment Services
- WDS Components
Windows Server Virtualization:
This module explains how to use new capabilities and architecture in Windows Server Virtualization, including integrated management functions for physical and virtual environments.
High Availability Features:
This module explains how to use failover clustering and network load balancing.
- Failover Clustering
- Network Load Balancing
Performance Monitoring and Optimization:
This module explains how to use Windows Server 2008 performance monitoring tools, including using Windows System Resource Manager to implement server resource controls.
- Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor
- Microsoft Windows System Resource Manager
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