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MS-6416 - Updating Your Windows Server 2003 Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008

This five-day instructor-led course teaches the features and technologies of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to IT professionals who have specialist skills in working with Windows Server 2003 technologies. For students with the appropriate skillset, the course facilitates accelerated learning of Windows Server 2008 and covers features and technologies up to and including Windows Server 2008 R2 Sp1.

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Before attending this course, students should have the following technical knowledge:
  • Either MCSA or MCSE certification in Windows Server 2003

  • Students who do not hold either of these qualifications should have the following:
    • Experience in planning, implementing, managing, maintaining, and securing Microsoft Windows Server 2003, including Active Directory, Network Infrastructure, Terminal Services, and Internet Information Services (IIS)
    • Working knowledge of networking, such as TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
    • Experience in installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008

Overview of Windows Server
Installing Windows Server 2008
Managing Server Roles and Features
Configuring and Managing Windows Server 2008 Server Core
Choosing a Deployment Strategy
Deploying Windows Server 2008

Module 2: Server Management in Windows Server 2008

Managing Windows Server with Server Manager
Managing Server Updates by using WSUS
Managing Backup and Restore by Using Windows Server Backup
Managing Event Logs and Auditing
Performance and Resource Management

Module 3: Configuring Networking and Network Services

Configuring IPv6 Addressing
Migrating from IPv4 to IPv6
DHCP and DNS Enhancements in Windows Server 2008
Configuring and Managing Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Configuring Routing and Networking with Windows Server 2008

Module 4: Configuring Network Policy Server and Remote Access services

Overview of Network Policy Server
Configuring a Network Policy Server
Configuring Remote Access
Managing DirectAccess in Windows Server 2008 R2
Implementing Network Access Protection
Configuring VPN Enforcement by Using NAP

Module 5: Configuring and Managing Active Directory Domain Services

Active Directory Enhancements in Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2
Installing and Configuring Domain Controllers
Configuring Read-Only Domain Controllers
Configuring Fine-Grained Password Policies
Managing Active Directory Objects with Windows PowerShell
Active Directory Database Management

Module 6: Managing Group Policy in Active Directory Domain Services

Group Policy Enhancements in Windows server 2008
Managing Security with Group Policy
Managing Clients With Group Policy Preferences

Module 7: Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services

Active Directory Certificate Services Overview
Deploying Active Directory Certificate Services
Managing Certificate Templates
Managing Certificate Enrollment
Managing Certificate Revocation
Managing Certificate Recovery

Module 8: Configuring Active Directory Identity and Access Solutions

Installing and Configuring AD LDS
Installing and Configuring AD FS
Overview of AD RMS
Installing and Configuring AD RMS

Module 9: Installing and Configuring Remote Desktop Services

Overview of Remote Desktop Services
Implementing RemoteApp Infrastructure
Implementing Remote Desktop Gateway

Module 10: Managing Remote Desktop Services

Managing RD Session Host and Connection Broker
Configuring and Managing Remote Desktop Licensing
Managing Remote Desktop Client Connections

Module 11: Installing and Configuring Web Servers and Applications with Internet Information Services

Managing the Web Server Role
Configuring web Applications and Sites
Configuring a File Transfer Protocol Server and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Server
Configuring Secure Websites and Servers

Module 12: Configuring Storage Technologies in Windows Server 2008

Configuring Distributed File System
Managing Storage with File System Resource Management
Implementing Classification Management and File Management Tasks
Configuring Storage in Windows Server 2008

Module 13: Configuring High Availability in Windows Server 2008

Configuring Network Load Balancing
Overview of Windows Server 2008 Failover Clusters
Preparing for Failover Clustering
Creating and Configuring Failover Clusters

Module 14: Configuring Virtualization in Windows Server 2008

Hyper-V Overview
Installing and Configuring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines
Overview of Virtualization Management
High Availability in a Hyper-V Environment
Implementing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure