Windows Server 2008 New Features: Administration, Active Directory, Networking & Security
Windows Server and its associated products have changed! There are a raft of new features to get to grips with within Windows Server 2008 and this course will cover them from an Administration, Networking, Security and Active Directory Point of View.
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To give you an understanding of all the changes to basic operating systems administration functions within Windows Server 2008 and how they differ from previous versions of Windows Server. Along the same lines it shows you how to implement Active Directory on Server 2008, upgrade from Server 2003 and understand the changes in File, Print and Storage Services.
Administrators that have been managing Windows Server networks on previous versions and wish to update their skills in line with the new functionality in Windows Server 2008 in the areas detailed.
Delegates who are preparing for a Windows Server 2008 qualification.
- Extend your administration skills to Windows Server 2008
- Migrate Active Directory to Server 2008
- Use new Group Policy functionality
- Manage networking with IPv6, Ipsec and Certificates
- Control secure network access with NAP
- Configure Remote Desktop services
Windows Server 2008 is the Microsoft Server system of choice, with a lot of new features for your organisation to take advantage of. As well as bringing administrators up to date, this course offers knowledge that could save large sums money by taking advantage of functionality that was previously bought from 3rd party vendors.
You already know Server 2003, but Windows 2008 has a lot more to offer and a good few differences too. You will receive hands on skills and experience administering the system, that will extend and update your knowledge. After attending the course and practicing your skills in the workplace you will be a long way towards preparing the for certified Microsoft exam.
Why Windows Server 2008?
Hardware and Feature Comparison
Initial Configuration Tasks
User Account Control
Introduction to Server Core
Introduction to Hyper-V
Read Only Domain Controllers
Migrating or Upgrading Windows 2000 or 2003 Active Directory
Changes to Group Policy
Group Policy Management Console
Configuring Password Security
Multi-Level Group Policy
Maintaining the Active Directory Database
Un-Deleting Objects in Active Directory
Backing up / Restoring Active Directory Database
Securing Active Directory with Read Only Domain Controllers
Additional Directory Services
Implementing Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Understanding Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
Introduction to Active Directory Rights Management Services
Exploring AD RMS
Auditing Changes to the Active Directory
User Account Control and Data Management
Stand-Alone DFS vs. Domain-Based DFS
Web Print Management
Deploying Printers with Policy
Performance in Windows Server 2008
Using the System Monitor
Data Collector Sets and Logging Performance
Understanding Performance Counters
Windows Server 2008 Backup Utility
Command Line Backup
The Windows Boot Process
Windows Recovery Environment
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Windows Server 2008 DHCP with IPv6
Changes to DNS in Windows Server 2008
Overview of Cryptography Technologies
What is a Public Key Infrastructure?
Types of Certificate Authority
Installing and Configuring AD Certificate Services
Installing SSL Certificate Support for IIS
CRL Distribution Points and AIA
Using Policy to Automate Certificate Enrolment
Network Access Overview
Windows 2008 Remote Access Service
Creating VPN Connections
Configuring a Remote Access Client
Remote Access Policies
Integrating Remote Access with RADIUS
Network Access Protection
Implementing and Configuring NAP
Configuring the NAP Client
Windows Server 2008 as an Application Platform
Terminal Services in Windows 2008
Internet Information Server 7.0
Windows Deployment Services
Knowledge of managing Windows desktop operating systems is assumed during this course.
Please Note: This course is not recommended for anyone who previously attended any of our Windows Server 2008 course.