Windows Server 2008 Administration
New to Windows Server operating systems? Then this course is for you. It eases the daunting task of understanding the Server 2008 operating system by breaking it down into easy to understand chunks.
The course is hands-on all the way, you have your own PC to perform different 2008 Server tasks on, as well as an extensive course manual, which you can take away as your future reference guide.
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This course is the starting point where future Windows Server training branches from. It covers the core concepts and principles upon which further learning can be based and further study can lead towards MCTS and MCITP qualifications. This is a hands-on course and is packed with practical tasks, which you can easily transfer to the workplace.
Anyone who is preparing for a Windows 2008 qualification or who is an Administrator who will be managing Windows based networks, using 2008 Server. Please note if you are an experienced Windows Administrator then this is not the course for you; see our Windows Server 2008 New Features: Administration, Active Directory, Networking & Security course.
- Install and administer Windows Server 2008
- Manage users, groups
- Manage file & print resources and data storage
- Configure Server monitoring
- Data backup and recovery
- Manage Updates
Windows Server 2008 is the Microsoft server system of choice, and trained administrators can ensure the successful deployment, and correct configuration of this popular Microsoft server product, as a file & print and WSUS server.
You will gain knowledge and understanding of the concepts of the server operating system on Windows 2008. You will receive hands on skills and experience administering the system, which will give you confidence and save time in the workplace.
Why Windows Server 2008?
Hardware and Feature Comparison
Initial Configuration Tasks
User Account Control
Introduction to Server Core
Introduction to Hyper-V
User Account Control
Active Directory Overview
User Accounts in the Active Directory
The Users Environment
Using the 2008 R2 Active Directory Administration Center
Un-Deleting Objects in Active Directory
Managing Data Storage
NTFS (New Technology File System)
File and Folder Permissions
Auditing File Systems
Sharing Resources on the Network
Share Level Security
Special Administrative Shares
Stand-Alone DFS vs. Domain-Based DFS
Group Policy Overview
Applying Group Policy
Using Windows Installer with Group Policy
Configuring Password Security
Multi-Level Local Group Policy
Opening a Print Queue
Creating a Printer Filter
Web Print Management
Performance in Windows Server 2008
Using Performance Monitor
Data Collection Sets and Logging Performance
Understanding Performance Counters
Windows Server 2008 Backup Utility
Command Line Backup
Advanced Boot Options
The Windows Boot Process
Windows Recovery Environment
Windows Server Update Services
WSUS Configuration Wizard
Update Services Console
Windows Deployment Services
Delegates should have attended our, Supporting Windows 7 Desktop or have equivalent knowledge. An in depth knowledge or previous server operating systems is not required.