Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Part 1 of 4
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Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Part 1 of 4

LearnNow Online
Updated May 28, 2024
Course Description

Course description

This course will cover the Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory. You will learn to configure many parts of Microsoft Server 2008 including the DNS (Domain Name System), Active Directory Domain Service, Objects and Trusts, and Sites and Replication. Then course will then move on to creating as well as configuring Group Policies. From the Group Policy you will learn how to configure the user environments and implement security. From there you will move on to Domain Services monitoring and maintenance planning. Then you will work on Lightweight Directory Service. You will learn deploying and managing certificates. To finish up this course you will see Federation Services, Rights Management Services, Domain Services for users and computer objects, and last but not least Managing Access to Resources in the Active Directory Domain Services.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


Prerequisites

The users must have an understanding of computers and computer networks. Previous experience with Microsoft Server is helpful.


Meet the expert

Robert O'Neill

Robert O'Neill has been a consultant and a Microsoft Certified Trainer for Quality Training Services since 1996. He has worked with Fortune 1000 companies and training companies throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Robert holds numerous certifications including MCT, MCAD, MCTS, MCITP, EA, and MCPD. His expertise focuses on Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows SharePoint, Visual Studio .NET, and CompTIA.

 

Video Runtime

232 Minutes

Time to complete

292 Minutes

 

Course Outline

Module 1

Directory Services Overview (39:46)

  • Introduction (02:15)
  • AD DS Overview (04:41)
  • AS DS Terms (08:05)
  • AS DS Installation (07:30)
  • Demo: Change DNS Suffix (01:11)
  • Demo: Install DNS (02:48)
  • Demo: Adding New Zone (02:00)
  • Demo: Adding a Role (10:38)
  • Summary (00:35)

Unattended AD Installation (19:42)

  • Introduction (01:04)
  • AD DS Installation (02:40)
  • Windows 2008 Server Core (04:03)
  • Replica Domain Controller (00:39)
  • Installing New Child Domain (02:06)
  • Install RODC (01:33)
  • Create IFM Backup (01:58)
  • After Schema has Settled (00:40)
  • Install Windows Server 2008 (00:58)
  • Demo: Unattended Installation (03:11)
  • Summary (00:47)

AD DS Configuration (28:42)

  • Introduction (00:51)
  • AD DS Configuration (01:12)
  • Master of Operations (08:50)
  • Locations (03:46)
  • Global Catalog (04:00)
  • Demo: mmc (03:16)
  • Demo: Register the dll (02:19)
  • Demo: Schema (01:54)
  • Demo: Configure Group Caching (01:45)
  • Summary (00:44)
Module 2

Active Directory Trusts (16:58)

  • Introduction (00:54)
  • Trust Relationships (01:13)
  • Types of Relationships (03:07)
  • How Trusts Work (02:27)
  • Resources Between Domains (02:18)
  • User Principal Name (02:11)
  • Authentication Across Domains (01:25)
  • Demo: New Trust (02:43)
  • Summary (00:36)

DNS Overview (21:36)

  • Introduction (00:55)
  • DNS Name System (04:26)
  • Features (02:56)
  • Service Locator Record (01:49)
  • Active Directory Integration (02:11)
  • Caching Only DNS Server (01:48)
  • Demo: Installing DNS (02:55)
  • Demo: Forward Lookup Zone (01:52)
  • Demo: Properties (02:09)
  • Summary (00:32)

DNS Client Configuration (31:49)

  • Introduction (00:44)
  • DNS Client Configuration (03:02)
  • Update and Registration (03:26)
  • Record Types and Configuration (04:19)
  • Lookup Zones (05:58)
  • Standard Zones (03:21)
  • Read-Only and Conditional (02:22)
  • Demo: Properties (04:24)
  • Demo: New Zone, Forwarders (03:36)
  • Summary (00:33)
Module 3

DNS Subzones (22:19)

  • Introduction (00:53)
  • DNS Subzone (01:21)
  • Stub Zone (03:35)
  • Active Directory Integration (06:31)
  • Aging and Scavenging (04:18)
  • Demo: Accessing Zone (02:35)
  • Demo: Configure for Aging (02:32)
  • Summary (00:30)

DNS and Active Directory (23:33)

  • Introduction (00:59)
  • DNS and Active Directory (03:12)
  • GlobalNames Zone (03:00)
  • Background Zone Loading (01:12)
  • DNS Replication (04:47)
  • DNS Zone Transfers (02:33)
  • DNS Command Line Utilities (01:18)
  • Demo: Properties (01:53)
  • Demo: Configure GlobalNames (03:44)
  • Summary (00:50)

Active Directory Objects (27:54)

  • Introduction (00:49)
  • Active Directory Objects (04:49)
  • Administration (06:12)
  • Demo: Create, Protect Objects (05:00)
  • Demo: Moving and Access (04:10)
  • Demo: Create New User (02:03)
  • Demo: Saved Queries (04:12)
  • Summary (00:35)