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Windows Server 2008
6437 A: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure
3 Day(s)
This three day course will prepare IT professionals for the role of Enterprise Administrator. Students will learn how to design application infrastructure solutions based on Windows Server 2008 to meet varying business and technical requirements.
Price: $1,740
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Course Outline

Course Introduction
Course Introduction

Module 01 - Designing IIS Web Farms
Designing IIS Web Farms
Lesson 1: Overview of Hardware and Platform Options
Things to Consider
Choosing The Right Hardware
Choosing the OS and IIS Configuration
Lesson 2: Design Web Farm Availability and Scalability
Overview of Web Farms
Design Load Balancing
Session State Requirements
Shared Offline Configuration Files
DFS Enabled Share
Shared Configuration for 2 Nodes
Xcopy Deployment
Design Deployment and Update
Plan for FTP, SFTP and SMTP
Lesson 3: Design Content Storage
Local Content Storage
Design Folder Hierarchy
Specify Volumes (RAID level, size)
Module 01 - Review

Module 02 - Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability
Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability
Lesson 1: Designing Application Pools
Overview of Application Pools
Design Application Pools
Overview of Application Pool's Basic Properties
Specify Recycle Thresholds
Specify App Pool Identity
Specify Performance Settings
Lesson 2: Designing Script Mapping
Overview of Script Mapping
Plan Script Mapping Properties
Design Script Mapping
Lesson 3: Designing Bandwidth Allocation
Overview of Bandwidth Allocation
Bandwidth Allocation Settings
Design Bandwidth Allocation

Module 03 - Design IIS Security
Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability
Lesson 1: Design and Verify Transport Security
Overview of IIS Security
Overview SSL Certificates
Best Practices of Configuring a Secure Web Server
Import an Assigned Certificate
Best Practices for Configuring SSL Certificates
Associate a Certificate to a Web Site
Design SSL to Support HTTPS
Plan Request Filtering
Design Security
Lesson 2: Design Authentication and Authorization
Overview of Authentication and Authorization
Define the Users and Groups
Plan Access
Define Application Restrictions in IIS 7.0
Specify Authentication
Specify Authorization
Manage Authentication
Lesson 3: Design Delegation Administration
Overview of Delegated Administrative Rights
Plan Delegated Administration
Overview of Feature Delegation
Module 03 - Review

Module 04 - Design IIS Maintenance and UDDI
Design IIS Maintenance and UDDI
Lesson 1: Designing Internet Information Services Backup and Recovery
IIS 7.0 Modular Architecture
IIS Configuration History
Centralized Configuration for Web Farms
Maintenance and Recovery
Designing Backup and Recovery for Web Farms
Lesson 2: Specify Monitoring Requirements

Failed Request Tracing Rules
IIS 7.0 Logging Modules
Worker Processes and Real Time Monitoring
System Center Management Pack for IIS 7.0
Lesson 3: Deploying UDDI Services
Evaluate Need for UDDI
UDDI Requirements
Design UDDI Infrastructure and Manage UDDI Service
Lesson 4: Tuning and Troubleshooting IIS 7.0
Specify Recycling Thresholds
32 bit vs. 64 bit Architecture
Troubleshooting Application Pools
Module 04 - Review

Module 05 - Designing a Terminal Services Infrastructure
Designing a Terminal Services Infrastructure
Lesson 1: Design Terminal Services Licensing
Overview of TS Licensing
Checklist for TS Licensing
Terminal Services License Server Discovery
Lesson 2: Specify Terminal Services Connection Properties
Remote Desktop Connection Display
Single Sign-On for Terminal Services
Terminal Services Easy Print
Lesson 3: Design Device Redirection
Plug and Play Device Redirection
Microsoft Point of Service for .NET Device Redirection
Lesson 4: Design Terminal Services Gateway
Overview of TS Gateway
Prerequisites for TS Gateway Functionality
Terminal Services Connection Authorization Policies (TS CAPs)
Terminal Services Remote Access Policies (TS RAPs)
Lesson 5: Design Terminal Services Session Broker
Overview of Terminal Services Session Broker
DNS Round Robin and TS Session Broker Load Balancing
Deploying TS Session Broker Load Balancing
Lesson 6: Design RemoteApp Programs
Overview of TS RemoteApp Programs
Key Scenarios for TS RemoteApp Programs
Deploying RemoteApp Programs Through a File Share or Other Distribution Mechanism
Managing RemoteApp Programs and Settings
Lesson 7: Design Web Design
Overview of Terminal Services Web Access
Functionality of TS Web Access
Deploying RemoteApp Programs Through TS Web Access

Module 05 - Review

Module 06 - Designing a Terminal Services Maintenance Strategy
Designing a Terminal Services Maintenance Strategy
Lesson 1: Design Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) Policies for Application Resource and
Review Windows System Resource Manager
Working with Resource-Allocation Policies
Lesson 2: Specify Group Policy Settings for Terminal Servers
Group Policy Settings for Terminal Services Printing
Group Policy Settings for TS Gateway
Controlling Client Behavior for RemoteApp Programs
Lesson 3: Design High Availability
Review Network Load Balancing (NLB) with Terminal Services
Steps for Configuring NLB with Terminal Services
Lesson 4: Specify Monitoring Requirements
Windows Terminal Server Management Pack
TS Per User Licensing Usage Tracking
TS Gateway Monitoring Capabilities
Lesson 5: Specify Maintenance and Recovery
Terminal Services Server Drain Mode
License Server Availability Events
Autoreconnect Failure Event
TS Gateway Availability Events
TS Session Broker Availability Events
Module 06 - Review

Module 07 - Design Windows Media Services Infrastructure
Design Windows Media Services Infrastructure
Lesson 1: Design Windows Media Services for Live Streaming
Overview of Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2008
Standard Edition vs. Enterprise Edition
Evaluate 32 bit vs. 64 bit
Backwards Compatibility with Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2003
Live Streaming Capabilities
Planning for Multi Site Deployments
Authentication and Authorization
Lesson 2: Windows Media Services for On-Demand Content
Digital Rights Management
Design Content Storage
Design Content Deployment
Protocol Selection
Lesson 3: Improving Performance for On-Demand Content
Specify Performance Settings
Evaluate Need for Web Farm
Design Bandwidth Allocation Using WSRM

Server Core Installation
Lesson 4: Monitoring Windows Media Services
Specify Monitoring Requirements
Management Pack for Windows Media Services
Specify Maintenance and Recovery
Module 07 - Review

Module 08 - Design Virtualization Infrastructure
Design Virtualization Infrastructure
Lesson 1: Virtualization of a Test Server Environment
Overview of Virtual Server Hosting in Windows Server 2008
Design Virtual Server Hosting
Design a Standard Host Configuration
Consolidate a Virtualized Test Environment
Deploying Web Applications from Virtualized to Produced Environments
Lesson 2: Virtualization and Migration of Legacy Applications
Evaluate Appropriateness of Virtualization
Moving Legacy Applications to Virtual Servers
Design Standard Virtual Configuration
Lesson 3: Design and Test a Virtualized Deployment Environment
Virtualized Test Environment Best Practices
Evaluate Customization to Standard Configuration
Design Internal Networking
Module 08 - Review

Module 09 - Designing Virtualization Provisioning
Designing Virtualization Provisioning
Lesson 1: Design Virtual Server Provisioning Workflow Model
Designing a Virtual Server Environment
Management Design
Static Computing versus Virtual Computing
Lesson 2: Evaluate Appropriateness for Virtualization
Identifying Appropriate Solutions
Assessing the Current Environment
Determining Solutions
Lesson 3: Evaluate Customization to Standard Configuration
Virtualization Strategy
Implementing a Virtual Server Environment
Lesson 4: Design Deployment for Virtualization
Design with System Center for Deployment
Host Ratings
Module 09 - Review
Course Closure