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Windows Server 2008
6425 C: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services R2
5 Days
Course OverviewThis five-day course provides in-depth training on implementing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. It covers core AD DS concepts and functionality as well as implementing Group Policies, performing backup and restore and monitoring and troubleshooting Active Directory related issues. After completing this course students will be able to configure AD DS in their Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environments. The course also provides a direct mapping to the objective domain of the 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring exam.ObjectivesAfter completing this course, students will be able to: • Describe the features and functionality of Active Directory Domain Services. • Perform secure and efficient administration of Active Directory. • Manage users and service accounts. • Manage groups. • Manage computer accounts. • Implement a Group Policy infrastructure. • Manage user Desktops with Group Policy. • Manage enterprise security and configuration by using Group Policy settings. • Secure administration. • Improve the security of authentication in an AD DS Domain. • Configure Domain Name System. • Administer AD DS domain controllers. • Manage sites and Active Directory Replication. • Monitor, maintain, and back up directory Service to ensure Directory Service continuity. • Manage multiple domains and forests.AudienceThis course is intended for Active Directory Technology Specialists, Server and Enterprise Administrators who want to learn how to implement Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. Those attending would be interested in learning how to secure domains by using Group Policies, back up, restore, monitor, and troubleshoot configuration to ensure trouble-free operation of Active Directory Domain Services. Those intending to take the 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring exam will also benefit from attendance at this course. PrerequisitesBefore attending this course, students must have: • Basic understanding of networking • Intermediate understanding of network operating systems • An awareness of security best practices • Basic knowledge of server hardware • Some experience creating objects in Active Directory • Basic concepts of backup and recovery in a Windows Server environment • A good knowledge of Windows Client operating systems such as Windows Vista or Windows 7.
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6425C Configuring and TroubleshootingWindows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services R2


Module 1: Introducing ActiveDirectory Domain Services
This module provides an overview ofActive Directory components and concepts and steps through the basics ofinstalling and configuring an Active Directory domain
  • Overview of Active Directory, Identity, and Access
  • Active Directory Components and Concepts
  • Install Active Directory Domain Services
Module 2: Administering Active Directory Securely andEfficiently
This module explains how to worksecurely and efficiently in Active Directory using Administration Tools andsome best practices as well as use of Windows PowerShell.
  • Work with Active Directory Administration Tools
  • Custom Consoles and Least Privilege
  • Find Objects in Active Directory
  • Use Windows PowerShell to Administer Active Directory
Module 3: Managing Users and Service Accounts
This module explains how to create,manage and support user and Managed Service Accounts in Active Directory.
  • Create and Administer User Accounts
  • Configure User Object Attributes
  • Automate User Account Creation
  • Create and Configure Managed Service Accounts
Module 4: Managing Groups
This module explains how to create,modify, delete, and support group objects in Active Directory.
  • Overview of Groups
  • Administer Groups
  • Best Practices for Group Management
Module 5: Managing Computer Accounts
This module explains how to create andconfigure computer accounts.
  • Create Computers and Join the Domain
  • Administer Computer Objects and Accounts
  • Perform an Offline Domain Join
Module 6: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
This module explains what Group Policyis, how it works, and how best to implement Group Policy in your organization.
  • Understand Group Policy
  • Implement GPOs
  • Manage Group Policy Scope
  • Group Policy Processing
  • Troubleshoot Policy Application
Module 7: Managing User Desktop with Group Policy
This module explains how to manage and configuredesktop environments using Administrative templates and Group PolicyPreferences as well as how to deploy software using Group Policy
  • Implement Administrative Templates
  • Configure Group Policy Preferences
  • Manage Software with GPSI
Module 8: Managing Enterprise Security andConfiguration with Group Policy Settings
This module explains how to use GroupPolicy to manage a variety of components and features of Windows. It will alsoexplain how to audit files and folders and how to restrict access toapplications using application control policies.
  • Manage Group Membership by Using Group Policy Settings
  • Manage Security Settings
  • Auditing
  • Software Restriction Policy and Applocker
Module 9: Securing Administration
This module explains how to administer Active Directory Domain ServicesSecurely.
  • Delegate Administrative Permissions
  • Audit Active Directory Administration
Module 10: Improving the Security of Authentication inan AD DS Domain
This module explains the domain-sidecomponents of authentication, including the policies that specify passwordrequirements and the auditing of authentication-related activities.
  • Configure Password and Lockout Policies
  • Audit Authentication
  • Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers
Module 11: Configuring Domain Name System
This module explains how to implementDNS to support name resolution both within your AD DS domain and outside yourdomain and your intranet.
  • Install and Configure DNS in an AD DS Domain
  • Integration of AD DS, DNS, and Windows
  • Advanced DNS Configuration and Administration
Module 12: Administering AD DS Domain Controllers
This module explains how to add WindowsServer 2008 domain controllers to a forest or domain, how to prepare aMicrosoft Windows Server 2003 forest or domain for its first Windows Server2008 DC, how to manage the roles performed by DCs, and how to migrate thereplication of SYSVOL from the File Replication Service (FRS) used in previousversions of Windows to the Distributed File System Replication (DFS-R)mechanism that provides more robust and manageable replication.
  • Domain Controller Installation Options
  • Install a Server Core Domain Controller
  • Manage Operations Masters
  • Configure Global Catalog
  • Configure DFS-R Replication of SYSVOL
Module 13: Managing Sites and Active DirectoryReplication
This module explains how to create adistributed directory service that supports domain controllers in portions ofyour network that are separated by expensive, slow, or unreliable links and howto configure replication amongst those servers.
  • Configure Sites and Subnets
  • Configure Replication
Module 14: Directory Service Continuity
This module explains about thetechnologies and tools that are available to help ensure the health andlongevity of the directory service. You will explore tools that help youmonitor performance in real time, and you will learn to log performance over timeso that you can keep an eye on performance trends in order to spot potentialproblems.
  • Monitor Active Directory and Manage the Active Directory Database
  • Active Directory Recycle Bin
  • Back Up and Restore AD DS and Domain Controllers
Module 15: Managing Multiple Domains and Forests
This module explains how to raise thedomain and forest functionality levels within your environment, how to designthe optimal AD DS infrastructure for your enterprise, how to migrate objectsbetween domains and forests, and how to enable authentication and resourcesaccess across multiple domains and forests.
  • Configure Domain and Forest Functional Levels
  • Manage Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships
  • Move Objects between Domains and Forests