Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008-based Servers

This five-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and R2 environment. This course covers the core skills required by anyone working with Windows Server 2008 Servers.

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

  • Describe the Windows Server 2008 environment including the roles, features and the tools used to perform effective server management
  • Manage the Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server infrastructure roles
  • Configure secure and efficient access to file services
  • Configure and manage Distributed File Systems
  • Manage file resources by using File Server Resource Manager
  • Configure and secure Remote Access
  • Manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Configure Active Directory object administration and Domain Trust
  • Create and manage Group Policy Objects (GPO)
  • Configure user and computer settings by using Group Policy
  • Implement security settings by using Group Policy
  • Provide efficient network access for remote offices
  • Monitor and maintain Windows Server 2008
  • Manage Windows Server 2008 backup, restore and recovery

Candidates for this course are IT Professionals who work in medium to large organisations. The primary candidate is a Windows Server administrator who operates Windows Servers on a daily basis and who requires the skills for configuring, managing and maintaining servers installed with Windows Server 2008, including the Release 2 (R2) edition. Candidates are typically responsible for day-to-day management of the server Operating System and various server roles such as DHCP, DNS, file and print services, directory services and software distribution. This course may also be considered in combination with other exam preparation materials for candidates wishing to prepare for Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification in Windows Server 2008.

Other candidates for this course include IT Professionals with skills within other IT areas or Operating Systems who wish to gain an insight into Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • At least one year experience operating Windows Servers in the area of account management, server maintenance, server monitoring or server security
  • Certification related to the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals and Windows Server Administration Fundamentals designations or equivalent knowledge as outlined in Course MS6420: Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008
  • A+, Server+, hardware portion of Network+ or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of networking technologies
  • Intermediate understanding of network Operating Systems
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory
  • An understanding of security concepts and methodologies (for example, corporate policies)
  • Basic knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  • Basic knowledge of scripting tools such as PowerShell and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

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: 5 Days
Delivery: Instructor led
Type: Course
Setting: Classroom
Language: English
Audience: IT Professionals
Code: MS6419
Exam: -
Level: 200

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