Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator, Part 2 of 5
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Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator, Part 2 of 5

LearnNow Online
Updated Jun 25, 2024
Course Description

Course description

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 has many features that need to be considered before administering a network. This course will cover many aspect of administration of Windows Server 2008, starting with preparing for deployment, network infrastructure and Active Directory. Once the server is in place Group Policies will need to be created and the course will show you how to do that. After that comes application servers, file and print services. The most important part of any network is security and we will cover that. From there the courses moves to server administration, monitoring and maintenance and then cover disaster recovery. At the end the newest of technologies virtualization is covered with the Microsoft Hyper V technology.

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

147 Minutes

Time to complete

187 Minutes

 

Course Outline

Module 3

Active Directory Prep Overview (39:26)

  • Introduction (00:39)
  • AD DS Overview (01:19)
  • AD DS Terms (01:43)
  • Domain Functional Level (05:30)
  • Forest Functional Level (02:52)
  • Domain Controller (02:19)
  • Organizational Unit (01:21)
  • Read Only Domain Controller (02:15)
  • Master of Operations (01:26)
  • Relative ID Master (01:10)
  • Global Catalog (01:35)
  • Active Directory: Demo (16:29)
  • Summary (00:42)

Active Directory Trust (31:13)

  • Introduction (00:40)
  • Trust Relationships (05:41)
  • AD DS Preparations (01:19)
  • Deployment Considerations (03:46)
  • Infrastructure Design (00:58)
  • One Name Domains (01:17)
  • Multiple Name Domains (00:28)
  • Domain Funtional Levels (00:40)
  • Forest Functional Level (01:11)
  • Physical Network Preparations (02:26)
  • Site Planning (03:57)
  • Certificate Services (01:02)
  • Lightweight Directory Services (01:02)
  • Federation Services (01:19)
  • Rights Management Services (00:49)
  • Considerations (04:00)
  • Summary (00:30)
Module 4

Group Policy Overview (42:31)

  • Introduction (00:45)
  • Group Policy Overview (00:49)
  • New Features (01:37)
  • Policies vs. Preferences (02:00)
  • Preference Settings Categories (00:31)
  • Group Policy Application (06:05)
  • What"s New (03:24)
  • Application of Policies (02:12)
  • Organizational Units (02:18)
  • Group Policy Application (01:00)
  • How Settings Apply (03:37)
  • WMI Filtering (00:45)
  • Considerations (01:10)
  • Group Policy: Demo (15:30)
  • Summary (00:42)

Group Policy Planning (34:31)

  • Introduction (00:45)
  • Group Policy Tools (01:53)
  • GPO Replication (01:19)
  • ADMX and ADML (02:25)
  • Central Store (01:08)
  • Starter GPOs (01:01)
  • Number of GPOs Needed (02:17)
  • Maintaining GPOs (01:19)
  • Delegating Control of GPOs (01:13)
  • Folder Redirection (03:27)
  • GP Software Installation (03:15)
  • Which Method to use (01:51)
  • Deploying Scripts with GP (01:18)
  • Group Policy Planning: Demo (10:37)
  • Summary (00:34)