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Are you ready to be number 5,080? Ready to take your career to the next level? Ready to prove your Server 2008 leaders The MCITP Server Administrator certification will help you develop and demonstrate your knowledge and skills in working with Server 2008 and prepare you for several different roles including: Windows Server Administrator, Server Systems Administrator, Monitoring Operator, Network Administrator

Microsoft Certified IT Professionals (MCITPs) have the skills and experience to perform successfully the duties of an IT position – such as Database Developer or Server Administrator – with, of course, a focus on Microsoft technologies.
In addition to the ability to install, configure and troubleshoot widely used Microsoft platforms, MCITPs can make the necessary business and technology decisions to ensure successful product deployments and implementation. This advanced level of expertise allows Microsoft Certified IT Pros to help increase the organization's ROI technology and maximize performance, often earning top-level wages and benefits.
The MCITP builds on the skills measured in the MCTS, so on your way to becoming a Microsoft Certified IT Professional you will have earned one or more MCTS certifications. Where the MCTS certificate at the specialist level validated your skills in a particular Microsoft technology, the MCITP certification at the professional level confirms your skills across multiple Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies in the entire job role.


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MCITP PAPER 01

WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY TRAINING - COURSE OUTLINE

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Class 1

Introduction to the Course

Learn what's in the course, who you're instructor is, and what you can expect in the course.
  • alt text About the Instructor
  • alt text What's Covered in this Course
  • alt text The Globomantics Scenario
Class 2
What is Active Directory?
Get a foundation of what Active Directory is, what it can do, and why you want to use it in your network to make your life easier!
  • alt text What is Active Directory?
  • alt text What is a Domain?
  • alt text What is a Server Role?
  • alt text What is DNS?

Class 3
Installing Server 2008 and Active Directory - The First Two Domain Controllers
Learn how to install Server 2008 from "bare metal", create a domain using Server 2008 by installing Active Directory Domain Services, and set up a second Domain Controller for redundancy.
  • alt text Building the Brain of the Globomantics Network
  • alt text Hardware Requirements
  • alt text Server 2008 Editions
  • alt text Bare Metal Installation Process
  • alt text Windows Server 2008 Installation
  • alt text Initial Configuration Task List
  • alt text Installation of ADDS
  • alt text Administrator Passwords
  • alt text Renaming Default-First-Site-Name
  • alt text Setting Up a Second Domain Controller
  • alt text Replication Testing

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Class 4
Setting up Remote Desktop on Your Personal Vista Client
Real administrators manage a network sitting down. It's so much easier to play World of Warcraft and Halo that way. Learn how to set up Remote Desktop shortcuts on a Vista client so you don't have to pause your game to trek into the server room every time somebody needs a password reset.
  • alt text The DC’s Are Up and Running… Now What?
  • alt text Renaming Vista Client Computer Name
  • alt text Joining Vista Client to Globomantics Domain
  • alt text Recording Transactions
  • alt text Troubleshooting Connection Problem
  • alt text Troubleshooting RPC Server Error
  • alt text Why Remote Desktop is Just Great
  • alt text Setting Up Remote Desktop Shortcut
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Class 5
Creating OU's, Users, Computers and Groups in Active Directory
Create Organizational Units to keep your Active Directory organized, making your IT life easier in the long term. Learn the secrets of creating a lot of users quickly and easily using scripts. *Bonus* Coach's Active Directory Toolbox File: Coach's Mass User Creation Script Builder!!!! Plus, a simple batch script to create single users all day long!
  • alt text The DC’s Are Up and Running –   Now What? – Part 2
  • alt text What’s an OU Again?
  • alt text Creating an Organizational Unit
  • alt text Deleting on OU
  • alt text Creating User Accounts
  • alt text Introducing DSADD
  • alt text Creating Users Using a Script
  • alt text Creating Users Using Excel
  • alt text Creating Computer Accounts
  • alt text Diff. Between OUs & Groups
  • alt text Creating Groups in AD
  • alt text Adding Users and Computers into Groups

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Class 6
Setting up Share Folders and Printers, Mapping Drives, and Creating Permissions
Create Shared Folders so users can easily get to stuff on your network. Share Network printers. Learn the arcane secrets of NTFS and Share level Permissions, and Delegation Security Filtering! Become a wizard at giving only the people you want to have access to stuff! Rule your IT Kingdom with an iron fist and fear or with a soft heart and love--you decide!
  • alt text Setting Up a Member Server
  • alt text File Server Partitions
  • alt text Creating Shared Folders
  • alt text Share Level Permissions
  • alt text Using Share and Storage Management MMC
  • alt text Using Windows Explorer to Create Shared Folders
  • alt text Testing Shared Folders
  • alt text Groups and Permissions: Good Idea that Could Go Very Wrong
  • alt text Making a Group a Member of Another Group
  • alt text Share Level vs. NTFS
  • alt text What is Inheritance
  • alt text Creating NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Checking NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Rules for Share Level and NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Moving Folders
  • alt text Mapping a Shared Drive
  • alt text Checking Group Memberships
  • alt text Creating and Sharing Printers
  • alt text Adding a Printer
  • alt text What Globomantics.com Looks Like Now

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Class 7
Group Policy Objects
Learn how to lock down your desktop machines with Group Policy. Keep users from screwing stuff up, installing World of Warcraft, and from stealing data by using USB drives! The power is yours!
  • alt text Group Policy Objects
  • alt text Group Policy Management Console
  • alt text Default Domain Policy
  • alt text Local Vs. Domain Policy
  • alt text Configuring Domain Level Policy
  • alt text Linking GPOs
  • alt text GPO’s Processing Order
  • alt text Setting Up Coach’s Favorite Four Policies
  • alt text Desktop Wallpaper Policy
  • alt text Preventing Users from Installing Software
  • alt text Removable Storage Policy
  • alt text Testing Our Policies
Class 8
Security Filtering and Setting Up OUs for Better Group Policy Implementation
When Group Policy Attacks! Does your boss insist on having absolute control over a personal laptop? Then buy our product and learn how to allow your boss absolute freedom over his/her personal machine so you can continually fix it, and keep your job forever! (Or until something higher-paying comes along!)
  • alt text A Little Reorganization: Option 1, 2 or 3?
  • alt text Using a Combination of Techniques
  • alt text Reorganizing Users & Computers
  • alt text Running “gpupdate” Command
  • alt text Checking DCs Replication
  • alt text Testing Our Reorganized Active Directory
Class 9
Computer Policies and Preferences
Learn the magic of Loopback processing, what "hoteling" means, and how you can lockdown machines no matter who's using them!
  • alt text Quick Review of Our Network
  • alt text Policy Settings to Computer Lockdown
  • alt text Reorganizing Computer OUs
  • alt text Creating Computer GPOs
  • alt text Loopback Processing
  • alt text Group Policy Intervals
  • alt text Testing Computer GPOs
  • alt text Mapping Network Drives with Preferences
  • alt text Testing Preferences – Mapped Drives
Class 10
Using GPOs to Install Software
Do you want to be able to sit at your desk all day long and install software by just clicking your mouse? Then pick up this course and learn how to install, upgrade, and uninstall software and not even have to get your butt out of your nice cushy office chair!
  • alt text You are Here: a Quick Look at What We’ve Built
  • alt text Options for Installing Software
  • alt text What You Need for a Software Installing GPO
  • alt text Steps for Creating GPO for Software Installation
  • alt text Creating a Shared Folder for Foxit.msi Package
  • alt text Creating and Linking a New GPO to the NYComputers OU
  • alt text Testing Our New GPO Software Installation
  • alt text Default Domain Policy Settings
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Class 11
Domain and Fine-Grained Password Policies
Are you kidding? You forgot your password again? Learn how to provide multiple password policies using Server 2008's brand new Fine Grained Password Policy Objects! That's right, you too can lessen the security of your network so your boss can use the name of his or her favorite horse as his/her password and not have to worry about all that security stuff!
  • alt text The Default Domain Password Policy
  • alt text Account Lockout Policy
  • alt text Letting Your Boss Use Whatever Password He/She Wants
  • alt text Password Management
  • alt text Server 2008 Functional Level


Class 12
Providing Permissions to an Account for Administrative Tasks
Feeling tired and overworked? Are you ready to let someone else do the busy work of resetting passwords and the like? Then you need Class 12! Pass off some of your responsibility to some other unsuspecting IT staffer and make them take the calls from your users! You'll have much more time to play Halo!
  • alt text Giving Someone Else the Ability to Reset Passwords
  • alt text Additional Built-In Groups in OUs
  • alt text Delegation of Control Wizard
  • alt text Additional Built-In Groups Demo
  • alt text Installing RSAT to a Vista Client for Easy Server Management
  • alt text Configuring RSAT for Vista
Class 13
Windows Server Backup, WBADMIN, and NTDSUTIL
If you don't know how to create basic backups, there's a chance your network will go down in flames and there will be nothing you'll be able to do about it. Millions of dollars of lost data! Just think of the chaos that will reign if your boss can't find the annual TPS report! You need to watch this Class and you never know; you might even become the hero, save the princess, and get a parade thrown in your honor!
  • alt text Prevention
  • alt text WBADMIN – Stronger Tools and More Options
  • alt text NTDSUTIL – Super-Powered Utility for Lots of Operations
  • alt text The Globomantics Backup Strategy
  • alt text Installing Windows Server Backup on DC2
  • alt text Windows Server Backup Setup and Configuration
  • alt text Selecting Backup Once Wizard
  • alt text System State Backup with WBADMIN
  • alt text Creating Install for Media (IFM) Media
Class 14
Moving Operations Masters and Adding a DC with IFM
Give your network some flexibility by learning the secret of multiple Domain Controllers having different FSMO's!
  • alt text A Little Future Planning to Prevent Major Problems
  • alt text What Are Operations Masters?
  • alt text Restructuring the Globomantics DCs a Bit
  • alt text Moving PDC Emulator and RID to DC2
  • alt text Building DC3 with IFM Media
  • alt text Verifying DC3 Configuration




Class 15
Computer Policies and Preferences
Learn the magic of Loopback processing, what "hoteling" means, and how you can lockdown machines no matter who's using them!
  • alt text Quick Review of Our Network
  • alt text Policy Settings to Computer Lockdown
  • alt text Reorganizing Computer OUs
  • alt text Creating Computer GPOs
  • alt text Loopback Processing
  • alt text Group Policy Intervals
  • alt text Testing Computer GPOs
  • alt text Mapping Network Drives with Preferences
  • alt text Testing Preferences – Mapped Drives
Class 16
Adding a Child Domain and Configuring Replication
Hey, it's time to expand! Learn how to create a new Child Domain for a new location so you can eventually pass off the responsibility for it to another victim--I mean administrator!
  • alt text Before We Begin
  • alt text Creating Chicago Site in AD
  • alt text Creating Subnet for Chicago Office
  • alt text Installing Domain Controller for Chicago
  • alt text Configuring Replication
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Class 17
Creating Universal Groups and the AGUDLP Strategy
Users in Chicago need access to stuff in New York! What are we going to do? Using Universal Groups and a strategy called AGUDLP, we can provide access to stuff that's 790 miles away over the network!
  • alt text Time for Some More Users!
  • alt text Organizing Users into Groups
  • alt text The Types of Groups
  • alt text Setting Up Your Groups for Access Between Domains
  • alt text AGUDLP Setup
  • alt text Checking Our Settings
  • alt text Making Sure Your Users Can Log in Anywhere in Your Enterprise
  • alt text Turning on Universal Group Membership Cashing



Class 18
Building a Read-Only Domain Controller
Do you need a full Domain Controller for a branch office of 5 people? No, you really don't. Using Windows Server Core and the Read-Only Domain Controller feature in Windows Server 2008, you can create an great experience for your remote users that's more secure and cheaper to implement!
  • alt text Dallas OU and Site Structure
  • alt text What is a Read-Only Domain Controller?
  • alt text Building RODC for Dallas
  • alt text Server Core Installation
  • alt text Running dcpormo on Server Coreli>
  • alt text Verifying Our Installation
  • alt text Configuring RODC
  • alt text Setting Up Users
  • alt text What We’ve Built so Far…
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Class 19
Restoring OUs and User Accounts
That new third shift IT guy we just hired deleted the entire New York Ops dept! What do we do? Since we were smart and created backups in Class 13, we can get back only the stuff we want using NTDSUTIL. There will be no need to recreate User Accounts -- but tell the boss that it'll take hours and hours to fix the problem, and then you can spend the time that you were going to take up recreating those OU's and Accounts to play a little Bejeweled.
  • alt text The Two Types of Restorations
  • alt text Authoritative Restore
  • alt text Checking Our Recovery Files and Objects
  • alt text How to Put Resurrected Users Back Into Groups Using Backlinks?
Class 20
Strategies for Recreating a Domain Controller
It is inevitable. You will eventually face a cataclysmic meltdown of a Domain Controller. If you've applied the principles in the previous Classs, restoring and recreated DC's doesn't have to be tough. Coach will show you how!
  • alt text Seizing Operations Masters for Quick Restoration of Functionality
  • alt text Possible Solutions for Restoring Domain Controllers



Class 21
Upgrading a Server 2003 Machine to Server 2008
So what about all those Server 2003 machines out there? In this Class you'll learn a little secret to upgrading your DC's to Server 2008, and it won't take much time at all.
  • alt text Hank Just Bought a Company … in Tokyo!
  • alt text Advantages of the Server 2008 Domain Functional Level
  • alt text The Upgrade Process
  • alt text Preparing Tokyo DC for Upgrade
  • alt text Upgrading Tokyo DC to Windows Server 2008
Class 22
Connecting Two Active Directory Networks
In this Class you'll learn how to connect two Active Directory Forests together. There's two options: Active Directory Federation Services or Trusts? Which one will it be? Which option is easiest? You have to watch to find out!
  • alt text Our Two Options to Connect Tokyo and New Yorkli>
  • alt text What You Need for a Trust
  • alt text Trust Directions
  • alt text The Globomantics/Verde Petra Solution: Trusts
  • alt text Creating a Stub Zone
  • alt text Raising Forest Functional Level
  • alt text Creating Trusts
  • alt text Checking and Updating User Permissions
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Class 23
Certification: It's Really Not That Scary
Are you thinking about taking the 70-640, Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Exam so you too can get a shiny new Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Active Directory, Configuring? If so, you'll want to watch this Class to know how to prepare for the big day. PLUS: Coach shares his secrets to passing the exams!
  • alt text The New Generation of Server 2008 Certifications
  • alt text The Upgrade Paths for MCSA’s/MCSE’s
  • alt text How to Sign Up for a Microsoft Exam
  • alt text 70-640 Exam Prep Tips



Class 24
Domain Name Service
Without DNS, your Domain Controllers are really expensive paperweights. In this exam prep Class, you'll pick up some additional vocabulary and core concepts of DNS.
  • alt text A Quick Overview of DNS
  • alt text What are DNS Zones Really?
  • alt text The Different Kinds of DNS Records
  • alt text Forward Lookup Zones
  • alt text Reverse Lookup Zones
  • alt text Conditional Forwarders
  • alt text Forwarders and Root Hints
  • alt text Global Name Zones
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Class 25
Active Directory Certificate Services 101
Now that Certificate Services has stronger integration with Active Directory, it's now on the 70-640 exam. This exam prep Class will give you a quick foundation and the important jargon for Certificate Services.
  • alt text Let’s Talk Security
  • alt text Keys and Certificates
  • alt text Your Certificate Has Been Revoked
Class 26
Lightweight Directory Services 101
In this exam prep Class, you'll learn about the AD LDS Role, and why you might need it if you have network applications that require LDAP.
  • alt text What is AD LDS?
  • alt text What Might it Look Like on a Network?
  • alt text What is an Instance of AD LDS?
Class 27
Rights Management Services 101
In our final exam prep Class for this series, you'll learn about a new Role in Server 2008 that allows you to lock down the data in your network in an easy to implement fashion. Make the users do the work!
  • alt text What is Rights Management?
  • alt text Some Additional Notes About RMS
MCITP PAPER 02
Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Training - Course Outline
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Class 1
Introduction to the Course
Learn what’s in the course and who you’re instructor is.
  • alt text About the Instructor
  • alt text What's Covered in this Course
  • alt text The Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text What You Will Need
Class 2
Configuring DHCP
Learn how to simplify the process of assigning IP addresses to the computers on your network.
  • alt text Introduction to DHCP
  • alt text How Does DHCP Work
  • alt text How to Configuring DHCP in Windows Server 2008?
  • alt text Authorizing DHCP
  • alt text Creating Scopes
  • alt text Configuring Scope Options
  • alt text Address Leases
  • alt text Reservations
  • alt text Using DHCP in a Routed Network
  • alt text How Does DHCP Relay Agent Work?
  • alt text How to Configuring a DHCP Relay Agent in Windows Server 2008

Class 3
Managing DHCP
Learn how to keep your DHCP infrastructure properly functioning.
  • alt text Add and Remove Bindings
  • alt text Location of Database
  • alt text Backup & Restore
  • alt text DHCP Service
  • alt text DHCP Management Permissions
  • alt text Statistics
  • alt text Scope Reconciliation
  • alt text Audit Logging
  • alt text Conflict Detection
  • alt text Integration with DNS and NAP
  • alt text Performance Counters

Class 4
Setting Up Routing
Learn how to make your networks talk to each other.
  • alt text What is a Router?
  • alt text How to Use Server 2008 as a Router
  • alt text Routing Table
  • alt text Adding Static Entry to a Routing Table
  • alt text Inbound and Outbound Filters
  • alt text Static vs. Dynamic Routing
  • alt text Dynamic Routing Protocols: RIP & OSPF
  • alt text How RIP Works in Server 2008
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Class 5
Configuring DNS
Learn how to set-up your network so users can access computers using common names.
  • alt text Introduction to DNS
  • alt text Installing the DNS Server Role in Windows Server 2008
  • alt text What is a Domain Namespace?
  • alt text What is a DNS Query?
  • alt text How Queries Work
  • alt text What is a Forwarder?
  • alt text Setting Up Standard DNS Forwarders in Windows Server 2008
  • alt text Setting Up Conditional DNS Forwarders in Windows Server 2008
  • alt text How Caching Works
  • alt text Clearing the DNS Cache
  • alt text What is a DNS Zone?
  • alt text Zone Types
  • alt text Stub Zones
  • alt text Active Directory Integrated Zones
  • alt text Forward and Reverse Lookup
  • alt text Dynamic Updates
  • alt text Configuring a DNS Zone
  • alt text Creating Stub Zones
  • alt text DNS Records
  • alt text DNS Zone Transfers
  • alt text Configuring Resource Records and Zone Transfers
  • alt text Zone Transfer Issues

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Class 6
Managing DNS
Know how to keep your DNS infrastructure properly functioning.
  • alt text What is Time to Live? (TTL)
  • alt text What is Aging and Scavenging?
  • alt text Setting the TTL Value and the Aging and Scavenging Parameters
  • alt text Testing DNS Queries
  • alt text nslookup
  • alt text dnscommand
  • alt text Performance Monitor
  • alt text DNS Event Logs
  • alt text DNS Debug Logging

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Class 7
Name Resolution
This Class takes Name Resolution beyond what you learned in Class 5 and gives a complete understanding of how to convert names that are easily recognizable to humans into IP addresses.
  • alt textWhat are Host and NetBIOS Names?
  • alt text How Are Names Resolved?
  • alt text Hosts & LMHosts Files / DNS & WINS Servers
  • alt text DNS & WINS Servers
  • alt text hostname & nbtstat Commands
  • alt text Client Configuration
  • alt text Troubleshooting Name Resolution
  • alt text DNS Cache and Host File
  • alt text GlobalNames Zone
  • alt text WINS Lookup and GlobalNames Zone Demo
Class 8
Securing Data
Learn how to control access to your data and keep it safe.
  • alt text NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Assigning NTFS Permission
  • alt text Special NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Inheritable Permissions
  • alt text Examples - Effective User Permissions
  • alt text Creating Users & Groups
  • alt text Demo - Effective User Permissions
  • alt text Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • alt text Cryptography
  • alt text Public Key Encryption
  • alt text How Does EFS Work?
  • alt text Enabling EFS
Class 9
Sharing Data
Learn how to make files and folders accessible to users across your network.
  • alt text Sharing Folders
  • alt text Installing File Service Role
  • alt text Sharing Using Provision a Share Folder Wizard
  • alt text Accessing Shared Folder
  • alt text Disk Quotas
  • alt text Setting Disk Quotas Using Group Policy
  • alt text Quota Management Utility
  • alt text Offline Files
  • alt text Distributed File System (DFS)
  • alt text Creating Replica on a Different Server
  • alt text Raising Domain & Forest Functional Level
Class 10
Configuring Print Services
Learn how to make printers easily available to your users.
  • alt text Installing a Printer
  • alt text Sharing a Printer
  • alt text Installing Print Services Role
  • alt text Using Print Management Snap-In
  • alt text Configuring Print Permissions
  • alt text Printer Priorities and Scheduling
  • alt text Printer Pooling
  • alt text Setting Up Printer Pooling on Server 2008
  • alt text Managing Drivers
  • alt text Troubleshooting Printers
  • alt text Restarting Printer Spooler Service
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Class 11
Windows Server Update Services
Learn how to simplify the process of keeping all of your computers up to date.
  • alt text What Is WSUS?
  • alt text Why Use WSUS?
  • alt text Installing Necessary Services
  • alt text Downloading and Installing WSUS
  • alt text Configuring WSUS Server Options
  • alt text Computer Groups and Server-Side Targeting
  • alt textUsing Group Policy and Client-Side Targeting
  • alt textHow to Approve Updates
Class 12
Backup and Recovery
Learn how to protect important data from being lost by human error or computer malfunction.
  • alt text How to Configure the Shadow Copy Service
  • alt text Recovering Data Using Shadow Copy
  • alt text Installing the Windows Server Backup Feature
  • alt text Creating a Backup Volume
  • alt text Scheduling Backups
  • alt text Recovering Data
  • alt text Complete System Recovery
  • alt text Additional Backup Tips

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Class 13
Monitoring Windows Server 2008
Understand the common tools used to monitor your servers and keep them running efficiently.
  • alt text Task Manager
  • alt text Event Viewer
  • alt text Performance Monitor
  • alt text Reliability Monitor
  • alt text Data Collector Sets
Class 14
Configuring Remote Access
Learn how to let users safely connect from outside your network.
  • alt text Installing the RRAS Component
  • alt text Configuring RRAS
  • alt text How to Configure a Client to Connect
  • alt text Making a Connection
  • alt text Manually Controlling Connections
  • alt text Creating a Network Policy
  • alt text Network Policy Order
  • alt text Testing Our New Network Policy
  • alt text Configuring RRAS - True VPN Setup
  • alt text What is RADIUS?
Class 15
Wireless Networks
Learn how to let users safely connect without using cables.
  • alt text Is Wireless Good or Bad?
  • alt text Wireless Networking Standards
  • alt text Wireless Security (Maybe)
  • alt text Connecting to a Wireless Network
  • alt text Setting Up Security on a Router






Class 16
Windows Firewall
Learn how to keep control over what data enters and exits your network.
  • alt textWhy Do We Need a Firewall?
  • alt text Windows Firewall in Server 2008
  • alt text Firewall Profiles
    • alt text Creating a New Firewall Rule
    • alt text Creating a Program Outbound Rule
    • alt text Configuring with Group Policy
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Class 17
Securing Network Traffic with IPSec
Learn how to protect data from being compromised while travelling on a network.
  • alt text What is IPSec?
  • alt text IPSec Protocols
  • alt text Tunnel Mode vs. Transport Mode
  • alt text Authentication Methods
  • alt text Configuring IPSec in Server 2008
  • alt text Creating New IPSec Policy
  • alt text Getting IPSec to Work
  • alt text Using Connection Security Rules

Class 18
Network Access Protection
Learn how to create rules and stipulations to maintain control over network communications.
  • alt text What is NAP?
  • alt textNAP Enforcement Types
  • alt text System Health Agents (SHAs) and System Health Validators (SHVs)
  • alt textHealth Requirement Policies
  • alt text Installing Necessary Roles: DHCP Role and Network Policy and Access Services Role
  • alt text Installing and Configuring NAP: DHCP Enforcement
  • alt text NAP Client Configuration
  • alt text Testing Our Client for NAP Enforcement
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Class 19
Certification
Are you thinking about taking the 70-642, Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Exam? If so, you'll want to watch this Class to know how to prepare for the big day with Ed’s secrets to passing the exams!
  • alt text The New Generation of Server 2008 Certifications
  • alt text The Upgrade Paths for MCSA’s/MCSE’s
  • alt text How to Sign Up for a Microsoft Exam
  • alt text 70-642 Exam Prep Tips
MCITP PAPER 03
Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Training - Course Outline
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Class 1
Windows Server 2008 Installation and Upgrade
Learn about the different versions of Windows Server 2008 and dive right into installing Windows Server 2008 from scratch. Plus, we'll install the Active Directory Domain Services role and perform an upgrade from Windows Server 2003 to Server 2008.
  • alt text Windows Server 2008 Versions
  • alt text Standard Edition
  • alt text Enterprise Edition
  • alt text Datacenter Edition
  • alt text Windows Web Server 2008
  • alt text Itanium-Based Systems
  • alt text Installing Windows Server 2008 from Scratch
  • alt text Initial Configuration Tasks (ICT)
  • alt text Downloading and Installing Updates
  • alt text Adding Active Directory Role
  • alt text Creating Active Directory Domain Controller
  • alt text Finishing Up ICT List
  • alt text Server Manager Overview
  • alt text Globomantics Network Diagram
  • alt text Upgrading Server 2003 to Server 2008
Class 2
Simplifying Installations Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Learn to install the DHCP role, install and configure WDS, install and implement Windows Automated Installation Kit (WIAK), and use Multicast Transmission to perform unattended installastions of Windows Server 2008.
  • alt text Getting Ready for WDS
  • alt text Installing DHCP Role
  • alt text Installing WDS Role
  • alt text Configuring WDS
  • alt text Adding Image to WDS
  • alt text WDS Properties
  • alt text Setting Up Multicast Transmission
  • alt text Deploying Using Multicast Transmission
  • alt text Finishing Up Deployment Manually
  • alt text Installing Automated Installation Kit (AIK)
  • alt text Creating an Answer File with Windows System Image Master (SIM) Tool
  • alt text Running Unattended Installation
  • alt text Where to get Windows AIK
Class 3
Installing Windows Server 2008 Server Core
Discover what Server Core is and learn to install and configure Server Core. Plus, we will use Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) and Remote Desktop to remotely manage our Server Core.
  • alt text What is Server Core?
  • alt text When Should I Use Server Core?
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing Windows Server 2008 Server Core
  • alt text Installing Core Configurator Utility
  • alt text Setting Up Windows Server Core with Core Configurator
  • alt text Remote Management
  • alt text Downloading and Installing RSAT
  • alt text Setting Up RSAT
  • alt text Setting Up Secondary DNS Server on Server Core
  • alt text Remote Desktop Management




Class 4
Deploying Read Only Domain Controllers (RODC)
Install RODC in our scenario's branch office and learn to configure a password replication policy. Plus, discover how to use Administrative Role Separation.
  • alt text RODC Benefits
  • alt text Globomantics Network
  • alt text Installing Read Only Domain Controller (RODC)
  • alt text Testing Replication Between a DC and RODC
  • alt text Configuring a Password Replication Policy
  • alt text Administrative Role Separation
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Class 5
Virtualization
Learn the benefits of using virtualization and discover the differences and similarities between available virtualization products. Plus, work through ` examples and find out when virtualization may be necessary and when you may run into potential virtualization issues.
  • alt text What is Virtualization?
  • alt text Benefits of Using Virtualization
  • alt text Virtualization Products
  • alt text Virtualization Examples
  • alt text Potential Issues





Class 6
Using Group Policy to Simplify Network Administration
Learn to create, link, edit, and view Group Policy Objects (GPOs) and GPO Settings using the Group Policy Object Management Tool. Plus, discover how to implement new features exclusive to Windows Server 2008 including Starter GPOs and Password Setting Objects (PSO).
  • alt text Active Directory Review
  • alt text Globomantics Network - Logical Structure
  • alt text Active Directory Objects
  • alt text Active Directory – Trusts
  • alt text What is a GPO?
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Group Policy Management Tool - Create and Link GPOs
  • alt text Edit “Block Removable Device Installation” GPO Settings
  • alt text Edit “Disable Add/Remove Programs” GPO Settings
  • alt text Edit “Create Shortcut” GPO Settings
  • alt text Starter GPOs
  • alt text How Do GPOs Get Applied?
  • alt text Exception to the Rules
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Enforced and Security Filtering
  • alt text Block Inheritance
  • alt text Group Policy Modeling and Results Wizards
  • alt text Password Setting Objects (PSO)


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Class 7
Delegation of Control
Learn about the different types of permissions and configure those permissions using the Delegation of Control Wizard. Plus, we will create a custome Microsoft Management Console (MMC).
  • alt text Different Types of Permissions
  • alt text Configuring Permissions
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Setting Permissions in Active Directory
  • alt text Delegation of Control Wizard
  • alt text Creating Custom MMC
Class 8
Setting Up a File and Print Server
Learn how to install the file and print service roles and set up disk quotas using the File System Resource Manager (FSRM). Plus, discover how to install and share a printer and troubleshoot printer problems.
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing File Services Role
  • alt text NTFS File and Folder Permissions
  • alt text What are Inherited Permissions?
  • alt text Folder Redirection Steps
  • alt text Setting up Disk Quotas
  • alt text Using File Server Resource Manager to Setup Disk Quotas
  • alt text Checking Redirection Settings
  • alt text Installing Print Services Role
  • alt text Installing and Sharing a Printer
  • alt text Printer Permissions
  • alt text Installing Printer on a Client
  • alt text Troubleshooting Printers
  • alt text NTFS Permissions Review – AGDLP
Class 9
Data Provisioning
Learn to share a folder, set permissions for that share, and configure caching on shared folders to allow offline access. Plus, increase fault tolerance by creating a Distributed File System Namespace (DFS) and by configuring DFS replication.
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Creating a Share
  • alt text Managing Permissions to Share a Folder
  • alt text Testing Our Share on a Client Machine
  • alt text Configuring Caching
  • alt text Accessing a Shared Folder Offline
  • alt text Installing DFS Role Service and Creating a DFS Namespace
  • alt text Accessing DFS Share
  • alt text Configuring DFS Replication
  • alt text Testing Replication
  • alt text DFS Management - Configuring Fault Tolerance
  • alt text Testing Fault Tolerance

Class 10
Setting Up a VPN Server
    What is a VPN?
  • alt text Supported Authentication Protocols
  • alt text Choosing a VPN Protocol
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing Remote Access Service
  • alt text Configuring Routing & Remote Access Server to Support VPN Connectivity
  • alt text DHCP Relay Agent Setupli>
  • alt text Configuring DHCP Options
  • alt text Authentication Protocols
  • alt text Creating VPN Connection for a Client
  • alt text Managing VPN Users
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Class 11
Network Policy Server
  • alt text What is a RADIUS?
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing Network Policy Server (NPS) Role
  • alt text Configuring NPS Server as RADIUS Server
  • alt text Configuring Remote Access Server as RADIUS Client
  • alt text Creating a Network Policy
  • alt text Testing the Network Policy






Class 12
Using Group Policy to Simplify Network Administration
  • alt text What is WSUS?
  • alt text Why us WSUS?
  • alt text Where Can I Get WSUS?
  • alt text Single Server
  • alt text Independent
  • alt text Autonomous Mode
  • alt text Replica Mode
  • alt text Disconnected
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Preparing Server for WSUS Installation
  • alt text Downloading & Installing WSUS
  • alt text Configuring WSUS in New York Office
  • alt text Downloading, Installing & Configuring WSUS in Chicago Office
  • alt text WSUS Install Problem in Dallas Office
  • alt text Configuring Computer Groups - Client-Site Targeting
  • alt text Configuring Clients Using Group Policy
  • alt text Approving Updates
  • alt text Configuring WSUS in Tokyo Office in Replica Mode

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Class 13
Using Active Directory Certificate Services
  • alt text What is a Certificate?
  • alt text What is a Certificate Authority (CA)?
  • alt text What are the Different Types of CAs?
  • alt text Creating a CA Hierarchy
  • alt text How Do I Get a Certificate?
  • alt text What is Credential Roaming?
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  • alt text What is a Certificate Revocation List (CRL)?
  • alt text What is an Online Responder?
  • alt text Installing Active Directory Certificate Services Role
  • alt text Certification Authority Overview
  • alt text Managing Certification Authority Services
  • alt text Process of Setting Up Online Responder
Class 14
Backup and Recovery
  • alt text Configuring Shadow Copy Service
  • alt text Picking a Storage Location
  • alt text Setting Up the Schedule
  • alt text Manual Shadow Copy
  • alt text Using Shadow Copy - Restoring Previous Versions
  • alt text Installing Windows Server Backup Feature
  • alt text Backup Once Wizard - Creating Backup of a Volume
  • alt text Setting Up Backup Scheduleli>
  • alt text Recovering Individual Files
  • alt text Recovering a Complete Volume
  • alt text Recovering Operating System
  • alt text Additional Backup Tips



Class 15
Deploying Terminal Services
  • alt text What is Terminal Services?
  • alt text Additional Role Services
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing TS Role with TS Gateway, TS Web Access, and TS Session
  • alt text Broker on First Server
  • alt text Finishing Up Role Installation
  • alt text Extra Step For TS Role Installation on a Domain Controller
  • alt text Configuring Session Rules for Terminal Servers on User-By-User Basis
  • alt text Configuring Session Rules for Terminal Servers with Session Time
  • alt text Limits in Group Policy
  • alt text Configuring Session Rules for Terminal Servers in Terminal Services
  • alt text Configuration Window
  • alt text Configuring Maximum Connections to Terminal Server
  • alt text Configuring TS Session Broker
  • alt text Installing TS Role on a Second Server
  • alt text Installing Office on First Terminal Server
  • alt text Adding the Second Terminal Server to the Farm
  • alt text Installing Office on Second Terminal Server
  • alt text Connecting to SALES_TS_FARM from Client Computer
  • alt text Upgrading Remote Desktop Connection Utility on Windows XP Client
  • alt text Connecting to Terminal Server Using Web Access
  • alt text Deploying Application Using RemoteAppli>
  • alt text Testing RemoteApp from a Client Computer

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Class 16
Planning for High Availability
  • alt text What Does High Availability Mean?
  • alt text DNS Round Robin
  • alt text Network Load Balancing (NLB)
  • alt text Failover Clustering
  • alt text Using RAID
  • alt text Working with SANs
  • alt text Quorum Models
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Class 17
Certificatio
  • alt text New Alphabet Soup for Everyone!
  • alt text What You Need to Take for Each Credential
  • alt text Upgrade Paths for MCSAs/MCSEs
  • alt text How to Sign Up for a Microsoft Exam
  • alt text 70-646 Exam Prep Tips
  • alt text Additional Exam Prep Tips



Bonus Class
Hyper-V Installation
  • alt text Our Scenario
  • alt text New Hyper-V Machine Configuration
  • alt text Creating a New Single Volume
  • alt text Installing Hyper-V Role
  • alt text Creating a New Hyper-V Machineli>
  • alt text Virtual Machine Connection Window Buttons
  • alt text Installing Virtual Windows 2008
  • alt text Installing Virtualization Extensions
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Windows 7 Training Course Outline
Class 1 - Introduction
In this Class you will meet your instructor, learn what will be covered in the course, and take a look at the environment that you will build throughout the course.
  • alt text About Your Instructor
  • alt text About the Course
  • alt text How to Use the Course
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Class 2 - Lab Setup
In this Class you will learn about the scenario that you will be working with throughout the course. Plus, you will discover Scott’s hardware and software configuration so you can follow along with the demonstrations on your system.
  • alt text Scenario Network Configuration
  • alt text Lab Overview
Class 3 - The Course Scenario
In this Class you will take a look at the fictitious company you will be "working for" throughout the course and get a better idea of how you will deploy and configure Windows 7 within the real-world scenario.
  • alt text Globomantics’ Regulatory Compliance, Security and Budgetary Concerns
  • alt text Globmantics’ Office Structure, Technology Challenges and Needs
  • alt text Windows 7 Project Plan
Class 4 - Introduction to Windows 7
In this Class you will learn about the specific technologies that make Windows 7 an attractive upgrade.
  • alt text User Interface Enhancements
  • alt text BranchCache
  • alt text DirectAccess
  • alt text BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
  • alt text AppLocker
  • alt text Windows XP Mode
  • alt text Improved Power Management
  • alt text 32-bit vs. 64-bit
  • alt text Editions Comparison Matrix
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Class 5 - Installing Windows 7
In this Class you will learn about the different requirements for installing and running Windows 7. Plus, you will work step-by-step through upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7.
  • alt text Identifying Windows 7 Requirements
  • alt text Running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Tool
  • alt text Upgrade and Migration Limitations
  • alt text Windows 7 Installation Options and Types
  • alt text Performing a Clean Installation of Windows 7
  • alt text Upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7
  • alt text Dual Booting Windows 7
  • alt text Windows XP to Windows 7 Dual Boot Walkthrough
  • alt text Migrating User Profiles and Data to Windows 7
Class 6 - Deploying Windows 7 Machines
In this Class you will learn about the different types of deployment and how Windows 7 enhances deployment. Plus, you will work hands-on to capture and deploy an image.
  • alt text Windows 7 Deployment Enhancements
  • alt text Deployment Types, Thick vs. Thin Images and Deployment Tools and Options
  • alt text Capture and Deployment Process Overview and Prerequisites
  • alt text Building and Validating the Answer File
  • alt text Building and Generalizing the Reference Installation
  • alt text Creating Bootable Windows PE Media
  • alt text Capturing the Reference Image and Saving to a Network Share
  • alt text Deploying to a Target Computer via Network Share
  • alt text User State Migration Tool and Automated Installation
Class 7 - Managing Drivers and Hardware Devices
In this Class you will learn how to properly utilize the Device Manager Tool. Plus, you will learn how to manage hardware installation policies and make sure drivers are safe.
  • alt text Using Device Manager
  • alt text Using the System Information Utility
  • alt text Understanding Drivers and Installation Methods
  • alt text Managing Device and Driver Security
  • alt text Updating and Rolling Back Drivers
  • alt text The Driver Verifier Utility
  • alt text Managing Hardware Installation Policies with Group Policy
  • alt text Adding Device Drivers to the Driver Store
  • alt text Monitoring USB Devices
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Class 8 - Understanding Windows 7 Storage Options
In this Class you will learn the difference between the Master Boot Record and GUID Parition Disks, as well as dynamic disks. Plus, you will work hands-on to manage storage volumes on your own system.
  • alt text Deconstructing Basic Disks
  • alt text Master Boot Record vs. GUID Partition Table Disks
  • alt text Understanding Dynamic Disks
  • alt text Dynamic Disk Volume Types
  • alt text Managing Storage Volumes
  • alt text Creating Storage Volumes with the Disk Management Tool
  • alt text Checking Disks for Errors and Defragmenting Disks
Class 9 - Configuring Networking in Windows 7
In this Class you will work hands-on to configure TCP/IP, network adapters, and Internet Connection Sharing. Plus, you will discover how to troubleshoot network connectivity on your own network.
  • alt text Managing Network Connections
  • alt text Managing Wireless Networks in Windows 7
  • alt text TCP/IP Recap
  • alt text Configuring TCP/IP Settings
  • alt text IP Addressing
  • alt text IPv6 Recap
  • alt text Managing TCP/IP Settings fromn the Command Line
  • alt text Configuring Network Adapters
  • alt text Configuring Internet Connection Sharing
  • alt text Troubleshooting Network Connectivity
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Class 10 - Protecting Windows 7: Network
In this Class you will learn about network profiles and network location awareness. Plus, you will work with remote desktop, remote assistance, Windows Remote Management Service and assocation to PowerShell.
  • alt text Network Profiles / Network Location Awareness
  • alt text Windows Firewall Purpose and Capabilities
  • alt text Allowing New Programs Access
  • alt text Configuring Firewall Notification Settings and Resetting Firewall Defaults
  • alt text Remote Desktop
  • alt text Remote Assistance
  • alt text Windows Remote Management Service (WinRM)
  • alt text WinRM and PowerShell
Class 11 - Protecting Windows 7: Local
In this Class you will learn the difference between the Master Boot Record and GUID Parition Disks, as well as dynamic disks. Plus, you will work hands-on to manage storage volumes on your own system.
  • alt text Deconstructing Basic Disks
  • alt text Master Boot Record vs. GUID Partition Table Disks
  • alt text Understanding Dynamic Disks
  • alt text Dynamic Disk Volume Types
  • alt text Managing Storage Volumes
  • alt text Creating Storage Volumes with the Disk Management Tool
  • alt text Checking Disks for Errors and Defragmenting Disks
Class 12 - Managing Mobility Options
In this Class you will learn how to enable work-on-the-go for your mobile users by using offline files. Plus, you will work with transparent caching and see how to save energy by configuring local power settings.
  • alt text Using Offline Files
  • alt text Managing File Versions with Sync Center
  • alt text Transparent Caching
  • alt text Configuring Local Power Settings and Policies
  • alt text Creating, Exporting and Importing Power Plans
  • alt text Location Aware Printing
Class 13 - Protecting Client Computers with Windows Updates
In this Class you will discover why you should update Windows and how to take advantage of the different types of updates. Plus, you will work hands-on with the Windows Update control panel applet to configure some important update settings.
  • alt textAn Overview of Updates
  • alt textConfiguring Important Update Settings
  • alt textReviewing Update History
  • alt text Deciding Which Updates to Install
  • alt text Uninstalling Updates
  • alt text Using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
  • alt text Using Group Policy to Configure Updates
  • alt text WSUS and Windows Updates
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Class 14 - Managing Applications
In this Class you will learn about the different program compatibility options that are available to you in Windows 7, including, installing and utilizing Windows XP Mode. Plus, you will work hands-on to configure software restriction policies and learn to properly utilize the new feature AppLocker.
  • alt text Program Compatibility Assistant
  • alt text Program Compatibility Properties
  • alt text Application Compatibility Toolkit
  • alt text Using Windows XP Mode
  • alt text Installing Windows XP Mode and Running Virtual Applications
  • alt text Configuring Software Restriction Policies
  • alt text Creating Rules with Software Restriction Policies
  • alt text Using AppLocker
  • alt text Implementing AppLocker Rules
Class 15 - Managing Internet Explorer
In this Class you will learn about the Internet Explorer 8 compatibility mode, how to configure IE security settings, and how to use IE protected mode. Plus, you will work to managing IE add-ons and search providers to extend the capabilities of IE.
  • alt text Compatibility Mode
  • alt text Configuring IE Security Settings
  • alt text Managing IE Add-ons and Search Providers
  • alt text Managing IE’s InPrivate Browsing and InPrivate Filtering
  • alt text About IE’s SmartScreen Filter
  • alt text IE’s Pop-Up Blocker
  • alt text Managing IE Certificates
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Class 16 - Configuring File and Folder Access
In this Class you will learn how to enhance security for the organization through file and folder permissions. Plus, you will work hands-on to encrypt files and folders with Encrypting File System and compare EFS with two new Windows 7 security features, BitLocker and BitLocker To Go. Also, you will work step-by-step to encrypt removable storage devices with BitLocker To Go and walk through a full disk encryption with BitLocker.
  • alt text Changing File and Folder Permissions
  • alt text Understanding NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Assigning NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Understanding Effective Permissions
  • alt text Permissions Impact: Copying and Moving Files
  • alt text Encrypting Files and Folders Using EFS
  • alt text BitLocker To Go
  • alt text Full Disk Encryption Using BitLocker
  • alt text Configuring and Managing BitLocker Drive Encryption
  • alt text Using the BitLocker PIN Option
Class 17 - Shared Access to Resources
In this Class you will learn about the differences between basic and advanced sharing, the differences between Share vs. NTFS permissions and what happens when Share and NTFS permissions are combined. Plus, you will work with Windows 7 Libraries and see how to configure a HomeGroup.
  • alt text Resource Sharing Overview
  • alt text Basic vs. Advanced Sharing
  • alt text Understanding Share vs. NTFS Permissions
  • alt text Offline Folder Caching
  • alt text Sharing Folders
  • alt text Sharing Printers and Managing Print Queues
  • alt text Windows 7 Libraries
  • alt text Configuring HomeGroup
Class 18 - Using DirectAccess and VPN Connections
In this Class you will learn what DirectAccess is and how it simplifies remote and mobile connectivity. Plus, you will work hands-on to configure the client side to enable DirectAccess connectivity and you will work to create and manage VPN connections with Windows 7.
  • alt text DirectAccess Features, Requirements and Connection Methods
  • alt text Configuring DirectAccess with Group Policy
  • alt text Configuring DirectAccess from the Command Line
  • alt text Enabling VPN-Based Remote Access
  • alt text VPN Authentication Mechanisms
  • alt text Windows 7 VPN Connections
Class 19 - Managing BranchCache
In this Class you will learn how to manage BranchCache in Windows 7. Plus, you will work hands- using several different methods to monitor BranchCache activity on your Windows 7 clients.
  • alt text Understanding BranchCache
  • alt text BranchCache Operating Modes
  • alt text Managing BranchCache with Group Policy
  • alt text Managing BranchCache with Netsh
  • alt text Monitoring BranchCache
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Class 20 - Monitoring and Maintaining Windows 7
In this you will learn about the various tools that help you monitor Windows 7 to make sure your systems are performing at a peak level. You will also take a look at the Performance Information and Tools utility and see what information it presents, show how event logs and data collector sets can help you pinpoint specific issues plaguing your systems and monitor long term performance. Plus, you will work hands-on to manage your systems with Task Manager and work with two relatively new Windows tools, the Resource Monitor and Reliability Monitor.
  • alt text Performing Information and Tools
  • alt text Configuring Event Logging
  • alt text Saving and Exporting Log Files
  • alt text Centralizing Event Logs
  • alt text Using Performance Monitor
  • alt text Data Collector Sets
  • alt text Customizing Built-In Data Collector Sets to Troubleshoot Specific Issues
  • alt text Creating a New Data Collector Set
  • alt text Task Manager
  • alt text Resource Monitor
  • alt text Reliability Monitor
  • alt text A Sample WMI Script







Class 21 - Configuring Performance Settings
In this Class you will work hands-on to optimize Windows 7 systems for peak performance by changing display settings, configuring virtual memory, optimizing processes using Task Manager, and managing and assigning processors and resources to specific tasks and programs.
  • alt text Changing Graphics Settings
  • alt text Configuring Virtual Memory
  • alt text Understanding Write Caching
  • alt text Optimizing Processes with Task Manager
  • alt text Managing Processor Scheduling Settings
  • alt text Optimizing Services
  • alt text Using Msconfig to Boost Performance
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Class 22 - Configuring Backup and Recovery
In this Class you will work hands-on to configure backups, restore files from a backup, create and restore system images, create system repair disks and create and use system restore points. Plus, you will see how to utilize advanced boot options in Windows 7 to troubleshoot system issues, including the Last Known Good Configuration option.
  • alt text Windows 7’s Backup and Restore Utility
  • alt text Configuring Windows Backup
  • alt text Restoring Files from a Backup
  • alt text Creating and Restoring System Images
  • alt text Creating a System Repair Disk
  • alt text Creating and Using System Restore Points
  • alt text Understanding Advanced Boot Options
  • alt text Understanding Last Known Good Configuration
Class 23 - Preparing for TS: Windows 7, Configuring (70-680)
In this Class you will learn Scott’s inside tips and pointers on the exam certification process and other things you should consider before taking the exam.
  • alt text The Candidate Profile
  • alt text Skills Being Measured
  • alt text Objective to Lesson Mapping
  • alt text Study Recommendations and Exam Prep Tips
  • alt text Credit Toward Certification
Class 24 - Next Steps
Reaching the end of the course does not mean the learning has to end! In this Class you will discover the "next steps" for continuing your growth and mastery of Windows 7 administration.
  • alt text Where You Started
  • alt text What You’ve Accomplished
  • alt text My Favorite Suporting Resources
  • alt text We Value Your Opinion
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Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator Training - Course Outline
Class 1
Welcome to Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator
Of course, we have to start out with the standard "here's-what-you-can-expect-in-the-course." In this Class you'll get to learn a little bit about your instructor, what you can expect from this course, and the hardware I used to create the demonstrations in the course.
  • alt text About Your Instructor
  • alt text What's Covered in this Course
  • alt text Hardware
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Class 2
To Virtualize or Not To Virtualize: When Hyper–V is a Good Idea, and When It's Not
You know that Virtualization is hot right now and it shows no signs of cooling off. In this Class we’ll talk about when Hyper–V is a good idea, when it’s a bad idea, and when to implement Hyper–V in your network
  • alt text A Quick Refresher on Virtualization
  • alt text Licensing and Versions
  • alt text Candidates for Virtualization
  • alt text Your Virtualization Migration Tools
  • alt text Running sysprep and Capturing Image
  • alt text Creating New Hyper-V Machine
  • alt text Windows Setup Wizard
  • alt text Globomantics Virtualization Plan
Class 3
Active Directory Forest Design and Functional Levels
Designing your Active Directory Forest and Functional Levels is a multi–faceted process. In this Class you will learn about the components and considerations help you make those critical decisions when setting up or redesigning an Active Directory environment.
  • alt text How To "Plant" A Forest
  • alt text Domains and Trees In The Forest
  • alt text To Upgrade or Not To Upgrade?
  • alt text Sites: Yet Another Thing to Deal With
  • alt text Globomantics AD Structure Stateside
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Class 4 - Designing Trusts Between Forests and Domains
When you have to deal with other domains, either via a partnership or when you have to merge networks due to a buyout, Trusts come into play in a major way. In this Class you'll learn the key elements of designing and redesigning the Trust relationships between your domains and forests.
  • alt text What Are Trusts
  • alt text The Types of Trusts
  • alt text Rules of Engagement
  • alt text Verdepetra.com Buyout Plan
  • alt text Creating Forest Trust
Class 5
Active Directory Group and Group Policy Strategy
Learn multiple ways to design your Organizational Unit and Group Structure. Plus, we will work with AGUDLP and learn how to create Starter Policies for Group Policy and Fine Grained Password Policies.
  • alt text Organizational Units and Groups
  • alt text AGUDLP
  • alt text Configuring AGUDLP
  • alt text Shadow Group
  • alt text Group Policy
  • alt text Starter Policies
  • alt text Group Policy Preferences
  • alt text Fine Grained Password Policies
  • alt text Creating Fine Grained Password Policy






Class 6
Active Directory Backup and Recovery
Learn to use NTDSUTIL to perform high-level maintenance on your Active Directory database. Plus, you will see how to optimize an IFM Backup and identify Operations Masters (FSMO’s) and where they should go.
  • alt text NTDSUTIL
  • alt text Creating Install from Media (IFM) Backup
  • alt text Tombstone Lifetime
  • alt text How to Seize Operations Master from a Dead Domain Controller
  • alt text Seizing a Role
Class 7
DNS: Your Name Resolution Solution
Getting your clients to be able to find what they need on your network is a critical part of your network design. In this Class you'll see the benefits of Active Directory Integrated DNS, set up a GlobalNames zone, and learn fun facts about Forwarders and Stub Zones.
  • alt text New Features in DNS
  • alt text To Integrate into AD or Not to Integrate
  • alt text Conditional Forwarders vs. Stub Zones
  • alt text Who WINS Nowadays?
  • alt text Creating GlobalNames Zones
  • alt text IPv6 Basic Configuration
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Class 8
Active Directory Certificate Services
Security continues to be a top priority for any company or individual, and running your own Public Key Infrastructure can be at the center of your internal security solution. In this Class, not only will you learn how to set up an Enterprise Root Authority, but you will also learn how to set it up so that users can get their own certificates.
  • alt textIntroduction to Public Key Infrastructure
  • alt text The Root Authority
  • alt text Subordinate Servers
  • alt text Revocation Lists – the CRL
  • alt text The Online Responder
  • alt text Versions and CA Role Services
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing Enterprise Root Authority
  • alt text Managing PKI
  • alt text Creating Domain Certificate
  • alt text Requesting Certificates
Class 9
How To Get Out Of The Office With Terminal Services
Out of all the enhancements in Server 2008, Terminal Services may just be one of my favorites. Planning out a Terminal Services implementation requires knowledge of what is available and where stuff needs to go.
  • alt text Remote App vs. Remote Destop
  • alt text On the Go with Web Access
  • alt text Implementing TS Server
  • alt text TS Remote Apps Manager Overview
  • alt text Getting Out of the Office with TS Gateway
  • alt text Keeping Your Users Happy with High Availability
  • alt text Creating a Capture Boot Image
  • alt text Running sysprep on TS1
  • alt text Capturing the Image on TS1
  • alt text Creating a Brand New Server
  • alt text Deploying Images Using Deployment Services
  • alt text Installing TS Session Broker
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Class 10
Rights Management and Distributed File System
Securing your data as well as allowing people to, oh I don't know, ACTUALLY USE IT, can be a tricky endeavor. Using RMS and DFS together can not only secure your data, but allow access only to the users who need it.
  • alt text Share Your Stuff Safely with Rights Management
  • alt text Get Your Stuff Out There with DFS
  • alt text Installing DFS Role Service
  • alt text Utilizing DFS – Creating Replication Group
  • alt text GloboFilesGroup Actions Overview
  • alt text Testing Replication
  • alt text Publishing Points
  • alt text Creating a Namespace
  • alt text Combining DFS and RMS
Class 11
Keep Your Apps Online with High Availability
Let's face it—your users (or “internal customers” if you're cool) want access to applications they need to do their work, and they want it now. High availability tools like Failover Clustering and Network Load Balancing can help you to provide a higher level of experience to users even when some of your machines “blow up.”
  • alt text Failover Clustering
  • alt text Quorum Disk
  • alt text Network Load Balancing
  • alt text Globomantics Scenario
  • alt text Installing Network Load Balancing Feature
  • alt text Creating a New Cluster
  • alt text Adding DNS Entry for Our Cluster
  • alt text Adding Machines to a Cluster
  • alt text Verifying that Network Load Balancing is Working
  • alt text Creating Single Name Resolution with GlobalNames
Class 12
The Read–Only Domain Controller
Branch offices are a big reality, but when users in those offices go to do something simple like logon to the network, it can take more time than normal if you don't have a Read-Only Domain Controller. In this Class, you'll learn why RODC’s can be very beneficial in these remote offices.
  • alt text Where Would an RODC Go?
  • alt text How To Install a Full RODC
  • alt text Drawbacks to RODCs
  • alt text Installing RODC
  • alt text Verifying Installation
  • alt text Taking a Look at Answer File
  • alt text Full RODC or Server Core?
  • alt text Branch Office Stuff You Need to Know
Class 13
WSUS: Keeping Your Machines Updated
Using Automatic Updates directly from Microsoft’s server is nifty but depending on the amount of machines you have in your enterprise; just keeping security updates installed on your clients and servers can use up a massive amount of bandwidth. In this Class, you'll learn how to set up WSUS and control the updates that get pushed down to your machines.
  • alt text Three Update Methods
  • alt text Windows Server Update Services – WSUS
  • alt text Managing WSUS
  • alt text Downloading and Installing WSUS
  • alt text Configuring WSUS Server
  • alt text Adding Computers to WSUS Server
  • alt text Configuring Group Policy
  • alt text Approving Security Updates on WSUS
  • alt text Running Updates on Vista Client
  • alt text WSUS Administrator Group
  • alt text System Center
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Class 14
Active Directory Certificate ServicesLock It Up: Security Made Semi–Easy
Microsoft provides some great tools to help lock down your server. In this Class I&rsauo;ll show you three great solutions to reduce your attack surface on your servers.
  • alt text BitLocker
  • alt text Security Configuration Wizard Overview
  • alt text Running Security Configuration Wizard
  • alt text Locating the Policy on Hard Drive
  • alt text Baseline Security Analyzer
Class 15
Planning for Remote Access
This Exam Prep Class provides you with the core considerations that you’ll need to examine when planning your design for Remote Access. There are actually three networks that you need to plan for, and we will talk about all of them so you’ll know what areas you need to work with.
  • alt text Networks that You Have to Plan for
  • alt text NPS and RADIUS: Not Just for Dial–Up Anymore
  • alt text Network Access Policy – NAP
  • alt text Methods for NAP Enforcement