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Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers

Description: The Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers training course is ideal for those looking to enhance their IT career and become the IT professional they have always dreamed of becoming.

The course teaches you the knowledge and skills to manage and maintain Windows Server 2008 network infrastructure servers. Students will focus on creating a plan for managing the server lifecycle, developing and evaluating baselines for monitoring and managing server roles, and analyzing the implementation and configuration of several different server roles for Windows Server 2008. Students will also learn to analyze and maintain network server security.

Course Contents

  • Planning Deployment and Migration
    • Introduction
    • Planning for WS08 Deployment and Migration
    • Features and Benefits
    • Deployment Considerations
    • Identifying Compatibility Issues
    • Developing a Deployment Plan
    • Designing and Scheduling Server Deployments
    • Planning Server Rollback
    • Migrating Data and Services
    • Planning the Decommissioning Process
    • Commissioning Windows Server 2008 Servers
    • Installing Windows Server 2008 Demo
    • Initial Configuration Tasks Demo
    • Summary
  • Planning Server Roles
    • Introduction
    • Planning for Server Hardware
    • Introduction to Server Roles
    • Implications and Recommendations for Combining Server Roles
    • High Availability Options
    • Planning for WS08 Server Core
    • Designing for Hyper-V Virtualization
    • File Storage in WS08
    • High Availability for File Servers
    • Configuring File Service Resource Manager Demo
    • Summary
  • Creating a Change Control Plan
    • Introduction
    • Developing a Change Control Process
    • Establishing a Communication Plan
    • Establishing a Change Approval Process
    • Developing Configuration Changes
    • Testing Proposed Changes
    • Creating and Testing Rollback Plans
    • Reviewing Configuration Changes
    • Summary
  • Planning for High Availability
    • Introduction
    • Defining and Documenting High Availability Requirements
    • Infrastructure Requirements for High Availability
    • High Availability Options in Windows Server 2008
    • Planning Network Load Balancing (NLB)
    • Overview of Network Load Balancing
    • Sharing Application Data for NLB
    • Planning Host Affinity and Priority
    • Selecting Network Communication Methods for NLB
    • Planning Failover Clustering
    • Overview of Failover Clustering
    • Shared Storage for Failover Clustering
    • Quorum Configuration for Failover Clustering
    • Guidelines for Designing Failover Clusters
    • Planning Geographically Dispersed Clusters
    • Summary
  • Planning and Maintaining Security
    • Introduction
    • Characteristics of a Defense in Depth Strategy
    • Defense in Depth Layers
    • Implementing Host Level Security
    • Utilizing the Windows Server 2008 Firewall
    • Configuring Windows Firewall Demo
    • Implementing Security Policies and Templates
    • Implementing Network Level Security
    • Network Security Options
    • Summary

  • Planning Disaster Recovery for Windows Server 2008
    • Introduction
    • Planning Backups for Windows Server 2008
    • Planning a Backup Policy
    • Storage and Security Considerations
    • Planning Restore Policies for Windows Server 2008
    • Considerations for Server Restores
    • Improving the Backup Plan
    • Planning an EFS Restore Policy
    • Verifying Restored Data
    • Summary
  • Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers
    • Introduction
    • Overview of Windows Server 2008 Management Tasks
    • Planning for Security Update Management
    • Overview of WSUS Deployment
    • Server Core Security Updates
    • Automating Server Maintenance
    • Configuring WSUS Demo
    • Summary

  • Maintaining the Distributed File System (DFS)
    • Introduction
    • Overview of DFS in Windows Server 2008
    • DFS Architecture and Required Services
    • Planning for High Availability with DFS
    • Tools for Managing DFS
    • Installing and Configuring DFS Demo
    • Summary
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2008 Servers
    • Introduction
    • Reasons for Monitoring
    • Monitoring Methods and Tools
    • Establishing Performance Baselines
    • Measuring Performance Objects
    • Choosing the Appropriate Monitoring Tools
    • Summary

  • Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Hardware
    • Introduction
    • Troubleshooting Tools
    • Evaluating Hardware Devices and Drivers
    • Handling Component and Device Driver Failures
    • Summary

  • Troubleshooting Software Problems in Windows Server 2008
    • Introduction
    • Determining the Business Impact of Software Failure
    • Monitoring Service Level Agreements
    • Troubleshooting Methodology Stages
    • Reviewing Logs and System Settings
    • Identifying Core Operating System Components
    • Evaluating Security Issues
    • Summary

  • Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Networks
    • Introduction
    • Business Impact of Network Failure
    • Service Level Agreements and Change Management
    • Interaction with Other Teams
    • Correcting IP Connectivity Issues
    • Resolving Names in Windows Server 2008
    • Summary

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