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Windows Server 2008 - Managing and Maintaining Network Infrastructure Servers

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Learn from AtHand's experts. This course focuses on creating a plan for managing the server lifecycle, developing and evaluating baselines for monitoring and managing server roles, and analyzing the implementation and configuration of several different server roles for Windows Server 2008. The course will also focus on analyzing and maintaining network server security.

3 levels - 59 modules - 9 learning hours


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SINGLE USER: Windows Server 2008 - Managing and Maintaining Net. Infra. Servers (3 levels)
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MULTI USER: Windows Server 2008 - Managing and Maintaining Net. Infra. Servers (3 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 Network Infrastructure Servers
Chapter 1: Managing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Server Lifecycle
  • Introduction
  • Key Features of Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server Core Edition
  • Hyper-V Improved Virtualization
  • Network Access Protection
  • DNS Server Improvements
  • Deployment and Backup with Windows Deployment Services
  • Terminal Services Gateway Services
  • Managing Implementation of Server Roles
  • Server Role Installation and Verification Demo
  • Managing Server Roles with SCW
  • Summary
Chapter 2: Managing Network Access Protection
  • Introduction
  • NAP Compliance Considerations
  • NAP Architecture
  • Placement of Network Policy Servers
  • Planning the System Health Validator Configuration
  • Configuring the Windows SHV Demo
  • Creating Solutions Using NAP
  • Enforcing NAP for VPN Clients
  • Enforcing NAP with TS Gateways
  • Implementing NAP
  • Configuring DHCP Enforcement for NAP Demo
  • Summary
Level 2

Chapter 3: Managing Remote Access
  • Introduction
  • Remote Access Methods
  • Remote Access Protocols
  • RAS Solution Planning
  • Configuring RAS Server Roles Demo
  • Managing RAS Authentication
  • Managing Certificates and Smart Cards for Authentication
  • Implementing and Managing Network Policies
  • Configuring Network Policies Demo
  • Summary
Chapter 4: Managing and Maintaining DNS and DHCP Server Roles
  • Introduction
  • Managing DNS Server Configuration
  • Managing DNS Server Security
  • Maintaining DNS Zones
  • Monitoring DNS Zones
  • Configuring and Monitoring DNS Servers Demo
  • Managing and Maintaining DHCP Servers
  • Securing DHCP Services
  • Monitoring DHCP Servers
  • Configuring and Monitoring DHCP Demo
  • Summary
Level 3

Chapter 5: Maintaining Security for Network Servers
  • Introduction
  • Hardening Network Server Roles
  • Monitoring Network Server Security
  • Configuring Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
  • Connection Security Rules
  • Additional Management Options
  • Summary
Chapter 6: Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure Roles
  • Introduction
  • Why Monitor Network Services?
  • Establishing Performance Baselines
  • Windows Server 2008 Monitoring Tools
  • Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Logging and Reporting Options
  • Summary