About Advanced Diploma in Hardware and Networking

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer hardware and Networking is Open to anyone with the Knowledge of English. This hands-on course is our recommended curriculum for those who want to upgrade, repair, maintain and troubleshoot computers. This course covers the full range of IBM and IBM-compatible systems. This is a preliminary course recommended for candidates wish to enter Network and System administration field.

Advanced Hardware and Networking Diploma is the course of Diploma Level Networking. The course provides a competitive edge for candidates in the IT world. Their technical skills include the ability to build a computer from scratch as well as computers and network configurations to optimize performance by implementing, managing and maintaining it. Course provides a cutting-edge domain for learners and allows them to build a machine from scratch.
After passing the course they can go for further Master’s Degree and then for research studies such as M.Phil. and Ph.D. They can have jobs mainly in professional, scientific and technical services, public administration and safety and financial and insurance services.
This skill-oriented course provides candidates with the necessary information to configure and manage OS Server, Networks, Router, L2/L3 Switch, Cloud Computing, Wireless & Security and equip them with the necessary skills to protect and recover computer systems & networks from various security threats.
Hardware and networking forms an integral part of IT sector. What is IT sector all about, you may ask. IT stands for Information Technology. This sector deals with storage, transmission, retrieval, processing and manipulation of data/information.

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Course Duration

1 Year



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[A]. DCA

  • alt_text Computer Fundamentals, Computer Typing
  • alt_text Theory on Software, Hardware, Networking & Internetworking
  • alt_text Microsoft Windows Based Desktop Operating Systems
  • alt_text Microsoft Office Suit (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • alt_text Microsoft Office Suit (Outlook, Picture Manager, Project)
  • alt_text Productivity Product (Adobe Acrobat)
  • alt_text Connectivity (LAN, Wireless, Remote Access)
  • alt_text Internet (Browsing, E-Mail, Chat, Search Engines, download, Upload etc.)
  • alt_text Storage & Archive Services Scanning, Printing, Multimedia


Basics of Computer
  • alt_text Computer Fundamentals
  • alt_text Generation of Computer

Operating Systems
  • alt_text MS-DOS Commands
  • alt_text Autoexec.bat & Config.sys
  • alt_text Working on Windows 98/XP

Memory Management
  • alt_text Conventional & Extended Memory
  • alt_text Types of Memory EDO, SDRAM, DDR, RAMBUS

Assembling a PC
  • alt_textCard and Connector Identification
  • alt_text Assembling a Latest PC
  • alt_text Installation of Windows 98/XP
  • alt_text Installation of Application Software
Working on Windows 98/XP
  • alt_text Start Menu
  • alt_text File Management
  • alt_text Configure using Control Panel
  • alt_text Adding and Removing the Drivers
  • alt_text Intro of MS-Word, Excel & Powerpoint
Digital Electronics
  • alt_textStart Menu
  • alt_text The Number System
  • alt_text Gates and Flip-Flop
  • alt_text Counter and Register

Microprocessor and Support Chips
  • alt_text Microprocessor Basics (8088)
  • alt_text Microprocessor Internal Architecture
  • alt_text Bus Architecture (ISA, PCI, AGP etc.)
  • alt_text Support Chips (8284, 8288, 8237, 8259)
  • alt_text Intel 80386, 80486, Celeron, P-II, P-III,PIV
  • alt_text Non-Intel Processors (Cyrix, AMD)
  • alt_text Math Co-Processors
  • alt_text Advanced Motherboard Types

Storage Devices
  • alt_text Magnetic Memory
  • alt_text Data Encoding Scheme
  • alt_text FDC and FDD
  • alt_text HDD Interfaces
  • alt_text FDISK and FORMAT
  • alt_text HDD Organization
  • alt_text Optical Storage (CD, DVD)
  • alt_text HDD Interfaces
  • alt_text Types of Viruses
  • alt_text Virus Infection and Prevention
  • alt_text Virus Scanning using Anti-Virus Software
Parallel and USB Port
  • alt_text Parallel and USB Port Basics
  • alt_text SPP/EPP/ECP
  • alt_text Interfacing devices to USB and Parallel Port
  • alt_text How Dot-Matrix, Inkjet & Laser Printer works
  • alt_text Loading the Drivers and enable print sharing

Serial Port and Modem
  • alt_text Serial Port RS-232 Signals
  • alt_text Internal and External Modem
  • alt_text Configuring Modem for Internet connection
  • alt_text How Laptops are like Desktop
  • alt_text How Laptops are different from Desktop
  • alt_text Docking Connecto

  • alt_text CMOS Setting
  • alt_text Operating System Troubleshooting
  • alt_text Hardware Troubleshooting

[C]. CompTIA Network+ Training Course Outline
What is a Network?
  • alt_text Client/Server
  • alt_text Peer-to-Peer
  • alt_text LAN - Local Area Network
  • alt_text CAN - Campus Area Network
  • alt_text MAN - Metropolitan Area Network
  • alt_text WAN - Wide Area Network
  • alt_text How Do We Make Connections?
  • alt_text What is a Protocol?
  • alt_text Introduction to Addressing

Network Media
  • alt_text Wired Media - Twisted Pair, Coaxial, and Fiber Optic
  • alt_text What is the Plenum?
  • alt_text Common Connectors
  • alt_text Wiring Standards
  • alt_text LAN Technology Types - Ethernet
  • alt_text Standard Ethernet
  • alt_text Fast Ethernet
  • alt_text Gigabit Ethernet
  • alt_text 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • alt_text Wiring Distriburtion

Network Topologies
  • alt_text What Does Topology Mean?
  • alt_text Bus, Star, Ring, Mesh, Hybrid,
  • alt_text WAN Technologies - Circuit and Pocket Switching
  • alt_text POTS, PSTN, T1/E1, and T3/E3
  • alt_text ISDN
  • alt_text SONET/OC-x
  • alt_text Frame Relay and ATM
  • alt_text MPLS - Multiprotocol Label Switching
  • alt_text DSL
  • alt_text Cable Modem, Satellite and Wireless
  • alt_text What is a VPN?
  • alt_text What is a VLAN?
OSI Model
  • alt_text Definition of a Protocol
  • alt_text Standards of Communication
  • alt_text What is the OSI Model?
  • alt_text Defining OSI Model Layers
  • alt_text How Data Travels Through OSI Model
  • alt_text Networking Hardware in OSI Model
  • alt_text TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • alt_text What is TCP/IP (DARPA) Model?
  • alt_text Transport Layer Protocols
  • alt_text Internet Layer Protocols
  • alt_text Types of TCP/IP Communication
  • alt_text Working with IP Addresses
  • alt_text Planning an IP Addressing Scheme
  • alt_text Rules for IP Addressing
  • alt_text What is Classful IP Addressing?
  • alt_text Private vs. Public IP Addressing
  • alt_text What is NAT?
  • alt_text How Computers Get IP Addresses
  • alt_text Working with Binary Numbers
  • alt_text Converting Binary to Decimal and Vice Versa
  • alt_text Binary IP Addresses
  • alt_text Binary Subnet Masks
  • alt_text Internetworking - What is a Router?
  • alt_text What is a Default Gateway?
  • alt_text What is Subnetting?
  • alt_text Classful vs. Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR)
  • alt_text Subnetting with CIDR & VLSM
  • alt_text CIDR Notation

TCP/IP Protocols
  • alt_text FTP - File Transfer Protocol
  • alt_text TFTP - Trivial File Transfer Protocol
  • alt_text HTTP and HTTPS
  • alt_text NTP - Network Time Protocol
  • alt_text POP3 and IMAP4
  • alt_text SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • alt_text DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • alt_text DNS - Domain Naming System
  • alt_text Telnet and SSH
  • alt_text SNMP - Simple Network Management Protocol
  • alt_text SIP and RTP
  • alt_text TLS - Transport Layer Security

Network Devices
  • alt_text Modem and NIC
  • alt_text Repeater and Hub
  • alt_text Bridge and Switch
  • alt_text Router
  • alt_text Different Types of Switches
  • alt_text Advanced Switch Funcionality
  • alt_text Firewall and Proxy Server
  • alt_text Wireless Access Point
  • alt_text Basic DHCP Server and DNS Server
  • alt_text CSU/DSU
  • alt_text Media Converters
  • alt_text Load Balancer and Bandwidth Shaper
  • alt_text Understanding Routing Tables
  • alt_text Adding and Deleting Routes
  • alt_text Static vs. Dynamic Routing
  • alt_text Routing Protocols
  • alt_text Distance Vector Protocols: RIP, RIPv2, and BGP
  • alt_text Link State Protocols: OSPF and IS-IS
  • alt_text Hybrid Routing Protocol: EIGRP
  • alt_text What is Convergence?
  • alt_text IGP vs. EGP

Wireless Networking
  • alt_text Benefits of Wireless Networking
  • alt_text Components of a Wireless Access Point
  • alt_text Where to Place a WAP
  • alt_text Wireless Networking Standards
  • alt_text RF Channels
  • alt_text How to Secure a Wireless Network
  • alt_text WEP - Wired Equivalency Privacy
  • alt_text WPA - Wi-Fi Protected Access
  • alt_text 802.1x
  • alt_text Setting Up a Wireless Access Point

Networking Command Line Tools
  • alt_text ipconfig/ifconfig/arp Utilities Overview
  • alt_text ping/arp ping Utilities Overview
  • alt_text tracert/traceroute Utilities Overview
  • alt_text mtr Utility Overview
  • alt_text netstat/nbstat/route Utilities Overview
  • alt_text nslookup/dig/host Utilities Overview
  • alt_text ipconfig Command
  • alt_text arp Command
  • alt_text ping Command
  • alt_text tracert Command
  • alt_text netstat Command
  • alt_text nslookup Command
Network Performance Optimization
  • alt_text Reasons for Network Performance Optimization
  • alt_text Quality of Service (QoS)
  • alt_text Traffic Shaping
  • alt_text Load Balancing
  • alt_text Fault Tolerance
  • alt_text RAID 0 - Disk Striping
  • alt_text RAID 1 - Disk Mirroring and Duplexing
  • alt_text RAID 5 - Disk Striping with Parity
  • alt_text Other Popular Forms of RAID
  • alt_text Caching Engines
Network Tools
  • alt_text Cable Strippers
  • alt_text Snips and Crimpers
  • alt_text Punch Down Tool
  • alt_text Cable Testers and Certifiers
  • alt_text Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR) and Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)
  • alt_text Toner Probe
  • alt_text Voltage Event Recorder
  • alt_text Multimeter
  • alt_text Protocol Analyzer, Temperature Monitor, and Butt Set
Network Monitoring
  • alt_text Packet Sniffers
  • alt_text Port Scanners
  • alt_text Intrusion Detection Software (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Software (IPS)
  • alt_text System, Event, and History Logs
  • alt_text Why is Documentation so Important?
  • alt_text What Should I Document?
  • alt_text Wiring Schematics
  • alt_text Physical and Logical Network Diagrams
  • alt_text Baseline
  • alt_text Network Policies
  • alt_text Network Procedures
  • alt_text Network Configuration
  • alt_text Regulations
  • alt_text The Process of Troubleshooting - Gather Information
  • alt_text Who is Affected?
  • alt_text What's Changed?
  • alt_text Why is This Happening?
  • alt_text Can I Handle It?
  • alt_text Process of Finding a Solution
  • alt_text Physical Issues
  • alt_text Logical Issues
  • alt_text Issues to Escalate
  • alt_text Wireless Issues
  • alt_text CMOS Setting
  • alt_text Operating System Troubleshooting
  • alt_text Hardware Troubleshooting
Network Security
  • alt_text Firewalls
  • alt_text Other Security Devices
  • alt_text Network Access Security
  • alt_text Filtering
  • alt_text Tunneling and Encryption
  • alt_text User Authentication
  • alt_text Device Security
  • alt_text Common Security Threats

[D]. Cisco CCNA Training Course Outline - CCENT
Video 1 - Introduction to CCENT
  • alt_text Your Instructor
  • alt_text Exam Prep Tips

Video 2 - Introduction to Networking and the Networking Models
Cover the theory needed for the exam, to accelerate Cisco networking career and for troubleshooting experience.
  • alt_text What is A Network?
  • alt_text The OSI Model
  • alt_text The Data Transmission Process
  • alt_text The TCP/IP Model
  • alt_text Why Use Networking Models?
  • alt_text TCP And UDP - Part 1
  • alt_text TCP And UDP - Part 2
  • alt_text Ports
  • alt_text Sockets
  • alt_text Port Numbers
Video 3 - Ethernet Standards and Cable Types
The CCNA Exam will Hammer You with Questions About Ethernet... so this course breaks down everything you need to know about cable types. This is also crucial for setting up and running a network in the real world.
  • alt_text The Need For And Operation of CSMA/CD
  • alt_text Ethernet Types And Standards
  • alt_text Pins And Transmissions
  • alt_text Crosstalk
  • alt_text Cable Types
  • alt_text Ethernet Addressing
  • alt_text Intro to WAN Cabling and a Cable Type Review
Video 4 - Switching
I Explain How (and WHY) Switches Work for real world application and for the exam.
  • alt_text Repeaters, Hubs and Bridges
  • alt_text Building the MAC Table
  • alt_text "Flood, Filter or Forward?"
  • alt_text Frame Processing Methods
  • alt_text Virtual LANs
  • alt_text Cisco Three-Layer Switching Model
  • alt_text Introduction to STP
  • alt_text Basic Switch Security
  • alt_text Port Security Defaults, Options and Configurations
Video 5 - Common Router and Switch Commands
Typical Switch (And Router) Commands are Broken Down. This information is necessary both on exam day and also when working in the real world as a network admin, as these commands are used daily.
  • alt_text Telnet and SSH
  • alt_text User, Enable and Privilege Modes
  • alt_text Enable Password vs. Enable Secret
  • alt_text "privilege level 15"
  • alt_text Physical Side of Cisco Switches
  • alt_text Assigning an IP Address and Default Gateway To The Switch
  • alt_text Speed, Duplex, and "Interface Range"
  • alt_text Banners, "logging synch", and "exec-timeout"
  • alt_text Keystroke Shortcuts and Manipulating History


Video 6 - IP Addressing and the Routing Process
This section covers must know (and memorize) fundamentals, which are needed for the exam and necessary for future Videos: binary math, subnetting, and working with network and port address translations
  • alt_text IP Addressing and Binary Conversions
  • alt_text IP Address Classes
  • alt_text Private IP Address Ranges
  • alt_text Intro to the Routing Process
  • alt_text Keeping Subnets On One "Side" of the Router

Video 7 - ARP, DNS and DHCP
This section will teach you these fundamental protocols which are necessary for use within any network.
  • alt_text One Destination, Two Destination Addresses
  • alt_text DNS and DHCP Process
  • alt_text The ARP Process
  • alt_text Routers, Broadcasts, and Proxy ARP
  • alt_textConfiguring DHCP on a Cisco Router With SDM
Video 8 - Memory Components and Config Files
This Video introduces the student to basic password and security configurations, as well as assigning privilege levels; so, it's really the foundation for their knowledge of router security as well as the basic password recovery process.
  • alt_text ROM, RAM, NVRAM, And Flash
  • alt_text The Boot Process
  • alt_text Setup Mode
  • alt_text Startup And Running Configuration Files
  • alt_text The COPY Command
  • alt_text IOS Upgrading
  • alt_text The Configuration Register
Video 9 - Intro to Wireless Networks (WLANS)
Learn the standards of wireless, which relates to all wireless, not just Cisco. This is the fastest evolving and growing field. It's also necessary to memorize this information for the exam.
  • alt_text Wireless Network Types
  • alt_text Standards and Ranges
  • alt_text Spread Spectrum
  • alt_text Antenna Types
  • alt_text CA vs. CD
  • alt_text SSIDs and MAC Address Authentication
  • alt_text WEP, WPA, and WPA2
Video 10 - Binary Math and Subnetting
Fundamentals for the exam. Also, essential for IP addressing and IP address conservation. #1 topic that causes otherwise well prepared students to fail CCNA.
  • alt_text "The Secret" (Of Binary Success, That Is)
  • alt_text Decimal > Binary, Binary > Decimal
  • alt_text Subnetting Basics
  • alt_text Calculating Number of Valid Subnets
  • alt_text Prefix Notification
  • alt_text Calculating Number of Valid Hosts
  • alt_text Calculating Number of Valid IP Addresses in a Given Subnet
  • alt_text Calculating the Subnet Number of a Given IP Address
  • alt_text Meeting Stated Design Requirements

Video 11 - Static Routing and RIP
More fundamentals for the exam, and you will see the work done over a Cisco router. You will learn how to manually set up routing. This Video will pave the way for future exam and real world success.
  • alt_text Static Routing Theory and Labs
  • alt_text RIP Routing Theory and Labs
  • alt_text "show ip protocols", "show ip route rip", "debug ip rip", And More!
Video 12 - Wide Area Networks (WAN)
Learn to link routers with other routers for communication.
  • alt_text Physical Side of WANs
  • alt_text Directly Connecting Cisco Routers Via Serial Interfaces
  • alt_text HDLC and
  • alt_text Intro to Frame Relay
  • alt_text RFC 1918 Addresses, NAT and PAT
  • alt_text Intro to ATM
  • alt_text Modems and DSL Variations
Video 13 - Troubleshooting
95% of work in the real world is troubleshooting, so it's necessary for real world success.
  • alt_text Where to Begin
  • alt_text Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
  • alt_text L1 and L2 Troubleshooting
  • alt_text LAN Troubleshooting
  • alt_text WAN Troubleshooting
  • alt_text Telnet and SSH Review and Maintenance Commands
  • alt_text Administrative Distance
  • alt_text Extended Ping and Traceroute
  • alt_text The Real Key to Troubleshooting
Video 14 - Introduction to Network Security
You will learn about network attackers and intruders, how they get in, and how to keep your network save by keeping them out.
  • alt_text Firewalls and Proxy Servers
  • alt_text The Attacker's Arsenal
  • alt_text Intro to PIX, ASA, IDS, and IPS
  • alt_text Viruses, Worms, and Trojan Horses
  • alt_text Preventing Virus Attacks
  • alt_text One Final Cisco "Secret"
Cisco CCNA Training Course Outline - ICND2
Video 1 - Introduction to ICND2
  • alt_text Your Instructor
  • alt_text CCNA Exam Paths
Video 2 - Switching II
  • alt_text STP
  • alt_text Root Bridges, Root Ports, and Designated Ports
  • alt_text STP Timers and Port States
  • alt_text Portfast
  • alt_text VLANs and Trunking
  • alt_text Access and Trunk Port Comparison
  • alt_text VTP
  • alt_text "Router on a Stick"
  • alt_text RSTP and PVST
  • alt_text Etherchannels

Video 3 - PTP WAN Links, HDLC, PPP, and Frame Relay
This will help you when working on real production networks. All topics are shown being configured on live equipment. Frame Relay is a major topic on the exam and in the real world.
  • alt_text HDLC vs. PPP
  • alt_text PPP Features
  • alt_text PAP and CHAP
  • alt_text Frame Relay Introduction
  • alt_text Frame Relay LMI Theory
  • alt_text Frame Relay Configs, DLCIs, Frame Maps, and Inverse ARP
  • alt_text Frame Sub-Interfaces3
  • alt_text Split Horizon
  • alt_text Frame Relay LMI Show, Debug, and Lab
  • alt_text FECN, BECN, DE bits
  • alt_text PVC Status Meanings

Video 4 - Static Routing and RIP
This Video expands on the CCENT Video, covering advanced topics found on the ICND2 and in the real world.
  • alt_text Static Routing Theory and Configuration
  • alt_text Distance Vector Protocol Behavior - Split Horizon and Route Poisoning
  • alt_text RIP Theory and Version Differences
  • alt_text The Joy of "show ip protocols"
  • alt_text RIP Limitations
  • alt_text RIP Timers
  • alt_text Floating Static Routes
Video 5 - OSPF
Learn the basic theory and routing protocol. You will need to know the basics for the CCNA exam and for working with networks. IP Version 6 is everywhere and becoming more prevalent, so understanding this material is vital for future success.
  • alt_text IPv6 Theory and Introduction
  • alt_text Zero Compression and Leading Zero Compression
  • alt_text IPv6 Reserved Addresses
  • alt_text The Autoconfiguration Process
  • alt_text OSPF v3 Basics
  • alt_text Transition Strategies
  • alt_text NAT Theory and Introduction
  • alt_text Static NAT Configuration
  • alt_text Dynamic NAT Configuration
  • alt_text PAT Configuration

Video 6 - EIGRP
Learn the theory and practice with labs to learn this hybrid routing protocol which has increased operational efficiency from it predecessor. Learn the capabilities and attributes.
  • alt_text Introduction to EIGRP
  • alt_text Successors and Feasible Successors
  • alt_text EIGRP vs. RIPv2
  • alt_text Basic Configuration
  • alt_text Wildcard Masks
  • alt_text Load Sharing (Equal and Unequal-cost)
  • alt_text EIGRP, RIPv2, and Autosummarization
  • alt_text Passive vs. Active Routes

Video 7 - IP Version 6 and NAT
Learn the basic theory and routing protocol. You will need to know the basics for the CCNA exam and for working with networks. IP Version 6 is everywhere and becoming more prevalent, so understanding this material is vital for future success.
  • alt_text IPv6 Theory and Introduction
  • alt_text Zero Compression and Leading Zero Compression
  • alt_text IPv6 Reserved Addresses
  • alt_text The Autoconfiguration Process
  • alt_text OSPF v3 Basics
  • alt_text Transition Strategies
  • alt_text NAT Theory and Introduction
  • alt_text Static NAT Configuration
  • alt_text Dynamic NAT Configuration
  • alt_text PAT Configuration
Video 8 - VPNs and IPSec
Learn key terminology & definitions for the exam.
  • alt_text Definitions and Tunneling Protocols
  • alt_text Data Encryption Technologies
  • alt_text Key Encryption Schemes
  • alt_text IPSec, AH and ESP
  • alt_text A VPN in Your Web Browser
Video 9 - ACLs and Route Summarization
Learn to configure and control ACLs to get them to do what you want for the exam and in the real world. Learn the basic breakdown and how to summarize routes. Learn common commands for working with RIP & EIGRP.
  • alt_text ACL Login and the Implicit Deny
  • alt_text Standard ACLs and Remarks
  • alt_text "Host" and "Any"
  • alt_text The Order of the Lines
  • alt_text Extended ACLs
  • alt_text Named ACLs
  • alt_text Telnet Access, Placing ACLs, and Blocking Pings
  • alt_text Dynamic and Time-Based ACLs
  • alt_text Port Number Review
  • alt_text Route Summarization with RIP and EIGRP

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
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
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
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…

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
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
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

Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Training - Course Outline
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
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
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

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
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

Class 19
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

Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator Training - Course Outline
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
Class 5
Learn the benefits of using virtualization and discover the differences and similarities between available virtualization products. Plus, work through virtualization 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
  • alt_text 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
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?
  • C2
  • 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
Class 17
  • 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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