Deploying Windows Server 2008

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to install and deploy Windows Server 2008 R2. This course will also teach you how to automate server deployment, as well as provide guidelines, best practices and considerations that will help you to migrate existing services to Windows Server 2008 R2.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration options and select an appropriate volume-licensing option for Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Deploy and configure a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core installation
  • Implement various Windows Server deployment technologies
  • Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
  • Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010)
  • Migrate earlier versions of Active Directory directory service to AD DS
  • Migrate file and print and Web servers to Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Migrate remote infrastructure servers to support branch offices
  • Virtualise workloads by migrating physical servers to guests in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

This course is intended for IT Professionals who have experience with Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 and who hold an Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) credential or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) credential (or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credential or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) credential) certification and/or equivalent knowledge. They also should be responsible for deploying Windows Server 2008 R2, including the R2 features that enable enhanced functionality of Windows 7 clients, must understand how to use the latest deployment tools and solution accelerators that were updated for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.

This course is intended for IT Professionals experienced on the technologies that Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 R2 include and who have a Windows Server 2003 or 2008 MCTS or MCITP (or MSCA/MCSE) certification or equivalent knowledge.

This course also is targeted at IT Professionals who are responsible for planning and implementing the deployment of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. This audience uses graphical administration tools, command-line tools, Windows PowerShell, imaging tools, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Microsoft Solution Accelerators. These IT Professionals conduct most server-deployment tasks in a deployment lab and roll out monitored pilot deployments in a controlled fashion. They use a combination of low-touch and no-touch deployment processes and tools. This audience also deploys these servers from a centralised location and validates remote server deployments and configurations using remote management tools and scripts.

Before attending this course, students must have one or more of the following:

  • Able to perform server and desktop installation, upgrades and configuration
  • A conceptual understanding of automated deployment
  • A basic understanding of the processes in Microsoft Operations Connector Framework, Microsoft Solutions Framework and IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 3.0
  • Basic skills with Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • Windows command line
  • Understanding of and experience with, monitoring and management tools
  • Networking knowledge
  • Knowledge of AD DS
  • Knowledge of security
  • Understanding of and experience with, performance monitoring
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity and experience with Windows PowerShell 2.0, Windows Command line, scripting of imaging and virtualisation technologies and general batch scripting

All our public scheduled training courses offer delegates the following facilities which are all included at no extra cost: 

  • Mini Continental Breakfast, with a choice of Croissants, Pastries, Cereals, Juices, and of course Tea and Coffee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • A Selection of Soft Beverages are available throughout the Training Day
  • Full Course Manual (Official Curriculum Courseware for Technical Courses where Designated)
  • Course Exercise Files on CD\DVD or Online
  • Course Stationery Pack (Pen, Pencil and Paper)
  • Course Certificate (Vendor Accredited where Designated)
  • FREE Internet Access during your visit (Wi-Fi as Available)

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Course Details:

Duration: 3 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: IT Professionals
Code: MS6418
Exam: -
Level: 300

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