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MS-6439 - Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure

This course introduces students to a series of Windows Server 2008 technologies that are used in common business scenarios, and are often the technical underpinnings for business applications. It guides students through the installation, configuration, management and troubleshooting of a Windows Server 2008 technology infrastructure for a large, comprehensive business application, assisting them with the foundational knowledge required for success in supporting such technologies. It covers technologies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 including Sp1.

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Before attending this course, students must have the following prerequisites:
  • Up to one year of experience managing Windows Server 2008 and/or Windows Server 2008 R2 in a medium-to-large networking environment of multiple physical locations.
  • At least two years of experience configuring and managing Windows Vista or Windows 7 clients
  • Experience managing applications and network technologies in an enterprise environment, which may include network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, a firewall, Internet access, an intranet, Public Key Infrastructure, remote access, remote desktop, virtualization, and client computer management.
  • Experience managing connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to corporate resources and connecting corporate networks.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 Applications

Lesson 1: Storage Concepts in Windows Server 2008
Lesson 2: Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
Lesson 3: Working with Virtual Hard Disks

Module 2: Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 Applications

Lesson 1: Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster
Lesson 3: Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
Lesson 4: Preparing for Failover Clustering
Lesson 5: Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster

Module 3: Configuring Remote Desktop Services

Lesson 1: Remote Desktop Services Overview
Lesson 2: Configuring a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
Lesson 3: Configuring the Remote Desktop User Experience
Lesson 4: Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs
Lesson 5: Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
Lesson 6: Configuring Licensing for Remote Desktop Services

Module 4: RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration

Lesson 1: Building an RDS Server Farm
Lesson 2: Monitoring the RDS Environment

Module 5: Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet

Lesson 1: Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
Lesson 2: Installing and Managing the RDG

Module 6: IIS Web Applications

Lesson 1: IIS Functional Overview
Lesson 2: Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications
Lesson 3: Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications

Module 7: IIS FTP and SMTP Services

Lesson 1: Implementing and Configuring IIS FTP Sites
Lesson 2: Implementing and Configuring IIS SMTP Sites

Module 8: IIS Server and SSL Management

Lesson 1: Monitoring and Logging IIS
Lesson 2: Managing IIS and SSL Security
Lesson 3: Managing IIS Administrative Delegation and Remote Administration

Module 9: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Foundation
Lesson 2: SharePoint Foundation Integration

Module 10: Windows Streaming Media Services

Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring Streaming Media Services
Lesson 2: Securing Streaming Media