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Windows Server 2008

Updating Your Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist Skills to R2
(Microsoft Training Course: 10159) - 3 days - £1700 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course teaches IT Professionals experienced with Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist skills the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2. It is intended for IT Professionals experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2008 and who have a Windows Server 2008 Technical Specialist certification or equivalent knowledge.
> Course outline
  1. Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
  2. Configuring Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2
  3. Configuring Server Virtualization by Using Hyper-V
  4. Configuring Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 R2
  5. Deploying and Configuring Remote Access Services
  6. Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Features for Branch Offices
  7. Configuring and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Services
  8. Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0


Module 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
  • This module explains how to deploy and manage Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Installing Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Configuring Windows Deployment Services
  • Migrating Server Roles, Features, and Settings to Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Lab: Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Lab: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
Skills
  • Install Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Configure Windows Deployment Services.
  • Migrate server roles, features, and settings to Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Manage Windows Server 2008 R2.
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Module 2: Configuring Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • This module explains how to configure Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Configuring Active Directory Domain Services Features
  • Configuring Group Policy in Active Directory Domain Services
  • Features of Other Active Directory Server Roles
  • Lab: Configuring Active Directory Domain Services Features
  • Lab: Configuring Group Policy in Active Directory Domain Services
Skills
  • Configure the features of AD DS in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Configure Group Policy in AD DS in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Describe the features of Other Active Directory Server Roles in Windows Server 2008 R2.
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Module 3: Configuring Server Virtualization by Using Hyper-V
  • This module explains how to configure Server Virtualization by using Hyper-V. It also describes how to configure Live Migration in Hyper-V and how to effectively use System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2.
  • Configuring the Features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
  • Configuring Live Migration in Hyper-V
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2
  • Lab: Configuring Server Virtualization by Using Hyper-V
Skills
  • Describe Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
  • Configure Live Migration in Hyper-V.
  • Describe System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2.
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Module 4: Configuring Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • This module explains how to configure Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. It also describes how to configure Remote Desktop Services for remote computers and how to configure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Services
  • Configuring Remote Desktop Gateway
  • Configuring Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Lab: Configuring Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 R2
Skills
  • Configure Remote Desktop Services for remote computers.
  • Configure Remote Desktop Gateway.
  • Configure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.
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Module 5: Deploying and Configuring Remote Access Services
  • This module explains how to deploy and configure Remote Access Services. It explains about DirectAccess. It also explains the methods for deploying DirectAccess. It further describes how to configure VPN Reconnect.
  • Overview of DirectAccess
  • Deploying DirectAccess
  • Configuring VPN Reconnect
  • Lab: Deploying and Configuring Remote Access Services
Skills
  • Describe DirectAccess.
  • Deploy DirectAccess.
  • Configure VPN Reconnect.
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Module 6: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Features for Branch Offices
  • This module explains how to configure Windows Server 2008 R2 features for branch offices of a business enterprise. It discusses about the features for optimizing branch office network access. It also explains how to configure the branch office security features.
  • Features for Optimizing Branch Office Network Access
  • Configuring BranchCache
  • Configuring Branch Office Security Features
  • Lab: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Features for Branch Offices
Skills
  • Describe the features for optimizing branch office network access.
  • Configure BranchCache.
  • Configure Branch Office security features.
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Module 7: Configuring and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Services
  • This module explains how to configure and manage IIS and FTP.
  • Configuring and Managing IIS
  • Configuring FTP
  • Lab: Configuring and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Services
Skills
  • Configure and manage IIS.
  • Configure FTP.
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Module 8: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0
  • This module describes how to manage Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0. It further explains how to use Windows PowerShell 2.0. It also explains how to manage Active Directory Domain Services and server roles with Windows PowerShell.
  • Using Windows PowerShell
  • Managing AD DS with Windows PowerShell
  • Managing Server Roles with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0
Skills
  • Use Windows PowerShell.
  • Manage AD DS with Windows PowerShell.
  • Manage server roles with Windows PowerShell.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following pre-requisites:
  • Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist skills.
  • Familiarity and experience with batch scripting or another scripting language.
  • Experience with Windows deployment technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Active Directory technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008 server virtualization technologies and implementation.
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008 Web application server technologies and implementation.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to deploy and manage Windows Server 2008 R2; configure Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2; configure server virtualization by using Hyper-V; configure Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 R2; deploy and configure Remote Access Services; configure Windows Server 2008 R2 features for branch offices; configure and manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Web services; manage Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0.