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Windows Server 2008 - Managing and Maintaining Active Directory Servers

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Learn to mange and maintain Windows Server 2008 Active Directory servers from AtHand's expert trainer. This course will help you fully understand Active Directory server lifecycle, domain services and A.D. roles.

2 levels - 58 modules - 6 learning hours


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SINGLE USER: Windows Server 2008 - Managing and Maintaining A.D. Servers (2 levels)
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MULTI USER: Windows Server 2008 - Managing and Maintaining A.D. Servers (2 levels)
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Course Instructor: Patrick Loner

Patrick is a network administration trainer for Entré Computer Solutions. He has years of field experience and is certified as a MCT, MCITP, MCSA/MCSE on Windows NT, 2000 and 2003. In addition, he also the following certifications Cisco's CCNA, CompTIA's A+, Network+ and Security+.

Course Outline

Level 1

Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Servers
Chapter 1: Planning Active Directory Server Deployment
  • Introduction
  • Planning Active Directory Server Deployment
  • Deploying RODCs
  • Deploying Active Directory on a Server Core
  • Using Active Directory Server Deployment Technologies
  • Deploying Active Directory Server Roles
  • Methods for Adding Server Roles
  • Adding Server Roles Demo
  • Methods for Removing Server Roles
  • Summary
Chapter 2: Managing Active Directory Domain Services
  • Introduction
  • Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) Roles
  • Managing Sites and Replications
  • FSMO Roles and Managing Active Directory Sites Demo
  • Managing Read Only Domain Controllers (RODC)
  • Managing Server Core Domain Controllers
  • Managing Group Policy Objects
  • Creating a Central Store for ADMX Files
  • Creating an ADMX Central Store Demo
  • Group Policy Troubleshooting
  • Group Policy Preferences
  • Delegating Active Directory Administration
  • Configuring Group Policy Preferences Demo
  • Restarting and Restoring Active Directory
  • Summary
Chapter 3: Maintaining Security for Active Directory Servers
  • Introduction
  • Manual Hardening Techniques
  • Additional Server Hardening Mechanisms
  • Applying Security Templates
  • Security Deployment Using Group Policy
  • Securing User Passwords in Windows Server 2008
  • Configuring Fine Grain Password Policies Demo
  • Directory Service Auditing
  • Enhancing Physical Security
  • Configuring a Password Replication Policy Demo
  • Physical Security for Writeable Domain Controllers
  • Summary
Level 2

Chapter 4: Managing Active Directory Service Controllers
  • Introduction
  • Benefits of Online Responders
  • Managing Certificate Enrollment
  • Enterprise PKI Console
  • Managing Group Policy Settings for AD CS
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Managing AD LDS
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • AD FS Management
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Administrative Groups
  • AD RMS Dependent Services Overview
  • Summary
Chapter 5: Monitoring Active Directory Servers
  • Introduction
  • Why Monitor Active Directory Servers?
  • Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Logging and Reporting Options
  • How to Monitor Active Directory Servers
  • Establishing Baselines and Thresholds
  • Key Performance Counters
  • Summary