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Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services
(Microsoft Training Course: 6436) - 5 days - £2095 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course will provide students with an understanding of how to how to design an Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008. It is intended for Windows Server 2008 IT professionals who want to become Windows Server 2008 enterprise administrators and move into the role of designing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments.
> Course outline
  1. Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  2. Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  3. Designing Active Directory Sites and Replication in Windows Server 2008
  4. Designing Active Directory Domain Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008
  5. Designing Active Directory Group Policy in Windows Server 2008
  6. Designing AD DS Security in Windows Server 2008
  7. Designing Active Directory High Availability in Windows Server 2008
  8. Designing AD DS Disaster Recovery in Windows Server 2008
  9. Designing Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  10. Designing an AD RMS Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  11. Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation in Windows Server 2008
  12. Designing an AD LDS Implementation
  13. Designing Active Directory Migrations in Windows Server 2008


Module 1: Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design an Active Directory forest based on business and technical requirements.
  • Determining Active Directory Forest Design Requirements
  • Designing an Active Directory Forest
  • Designing Active Directory Forest Trusts
  • Managing the Active Directory Schema
  • Understanding Windows Time Service
  • Lab : Designing an Active Directory Forest Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Determine Active Directory Forest Design Requirements.
  • Design an Active Directory Forest.
  • Design Active Directory Forest Trusts.
  • Manage the Active Directory Schema.
  • Understand Windows Time Service.
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Module 2: Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design an Active Directory domain infrastructure based on business and technical requirements.
  • Designing Active Directory Domains
  • Designing the Integration of DNS Namespaces
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Trusts
  • Lab: Designing an Active Directory Domain Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Design Active Directory domains.
  • Design the integration of DNS namespaces.
  • Design the placement of domain controllers.
  • Design Active Directory domain trusts.
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Module 3: Designing Active Directory Sites and Replication in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design Active Directory sites and replication roles.
  • Designing Active Directory Sites
  • Designing AD DS Replication
  • Designing the Placement of Domain Controllers in AD DS Sites
  • Lab: Designing AD DS Sites and Replication in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Design Active Directory sites
  • Design Active Directory replication
  • Design the placement of domain controllers in Active Directory sites
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Module 4: Designing Active Directory Domain Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design Active Directory domain administrative structures in Windows Server 2008.
  • Planning an Active Directory Domain Administrative Structure
  • Designing Organizational Unit Structures
  • Designing an Active Directory Group Strategy
  • Planning for User and Computer Account Management
  • Lab: Designing AD DS Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Plan an Active Directory domain administrative structure.
  • Design organizational unit structures.
  • Design an Active Directory group strategy.
  • Plan for User and Computer Account management.
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Module 5: Designing Active Directory Group Policy in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design Active Directory Group Policies in Windows Server 2008.
  • Gathering Information for Group Policy Deployment
  • Designing Group Policy Settings
  • Designing Group Policy Processing
  • Designing Group Policy Management
  • Lab: Designing Active Directory Administrative Structures in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Gather information for designing the Group Policy deployment.
  • Design Group Policy settings.
  • Design Group Policy processing.
  • Design Group Policy management.
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Module 6: Designing AD DS Security in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design AD DS security in Windows Server 2008.
  • Designing Active Directory Security Policies
  • Designing Active Directory Domain Controller Security
  • Designing Administrator Security and Delegation
  • Lab: Designing AD DS Security in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Design Active Directory security policies.
  • Design Active Directory domain controller security.
  • Design administrator security and delegation.
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Module 7: Designing Active Directory High Availability in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design Active Directory high availability and disaster recovery in Windows Server 2008.
  • Understanding AD DS High Availability
  • Designing an AD DS High Availability Strategy
  • Lab: Designing AD DS Availability in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Understand AD DS high availability.
  • Design an AD DS high availability strategy.
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Module 8: Designing AD DS Disaster Recovery in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design AD DS disaster recovery in Windows Server 2008.
  • Designing an Active Directory Database Maintenance Strategy
  • Designing an Active Directory Backup and Recovery Strategy
  • Designing an AD DS Monitoring Strategy
  • Lab: Designing Active Directory Disaster Recovery in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Design an Active Directory database maintenance strategy.
  • Design an Active Directory backup and recovery strategy.
  • Design an Active Directory monitoring strategy.
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Module 9: Designing Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008.
  • Overview of PKI and Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Designing a Certification Authority Hierarchy
  • Designing Certificate Template
  • Designing Certificate Distribution and Revocation
  • Lab: Designing Public Key Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Describe PKI and Active Directory Certificate Services.
  • Design a Certification Authority hierarchy.
  • Design certificate template.
  • Design certificate distribution and revocation.
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Module 10: Designing an AD RMS Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design AD RMS infrastructure in Windows Server 2008.
  • Gathering Information for an Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Design
  • Designing AD RMS Clusters and Access
  • Designing AD RMS Backup and Recovery
  • Lab: Designing an AD RMS Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Gather information for an AD RMS design.
  • Design AD RMS clusters and access.
  • Design AD RMS backup and recovery.
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Module 11: Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design an Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) implementation.
  • Overview of an Active Directory Federation Services Design
  • Designing a Business-to-Business Federation
  • Designing Active Directory Federation Services Claims and Applications
  • Lab: Designing an Active Directory Federation Services Implementation in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Describe an AD FS design.
  • Design a business-to-business federation.
  • Design AD FS claims and applications.
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Module 12: Designing an AD LDS Implementation
  • This module explains how to design an AD LDS implementation.
  • AD LDS Deployment Scenarios
  • Overview of an AD LDS Implementation Design
  • Designing AD LDS Schema and Replication
  • Integrating AD LDS with AD DS
  • Lab: Designing an AD LDS Implementation
Skills
  • Describe the AD LDS deployment scenarios.
  • Describe the AD LDS implementation design.
  • Design AD LDS schema and replication.
  • Integrate AD LDS with AD DS.
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Module 13: Designing Active Directory Migrations in Windows Server 2008
  • This module explains how to design Active Directory migrations in Windows Server 2008.
  • Choosing an Active Directory Migration Strategy
  • Designing a Domain Upgrade Strategy
  • Designing a Domain Restructure Strategy
  • Lab: Designing Active Directory Migrations in Windows Server 2008
Skills
  • Choose an Active Directory migration strategy.
  • Design a domain upgrade strategy.
  • Design a domain restructure strategy.
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> Pre-Requisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following prerequisites:
  • Completion of Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Windows Server 2008 curriculum or equivalent knowledge and skills.
  • Knowledge of Windows Vista Terminal Services or Deployment Terminal Services.
> Purpose
After completing this course, students will be able to design an Active Directory infrastructure and services in Windows Server 2008.