Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administration

Course Description:

Focused on Windows Server 2008 enterprise administration, topics include planning networks and application services; designing core identity and access management components; planning for migrating, upgrading, and restructuring domains and forests; implementing PKI; and designing virtualization strategy.

Course Outline:

Planning Name Resolution and Internet Protocol Addressing 

  • Planning Name Resolution

  • Planning Internet Protocol Addressing

Designing Active Directory Domain Services 

  • Designing AD DS Forests and Domains

  • Designing the AD DS Physical Topology

Planning Migrations, Trusts, and Interoperability 

  • Planning for Migration, Upgrade, and Restructuring

  • Planning for Interoperability

Designing Active Directory Administration and Group Policy Strategy 

  • Designing the Active Directory Administrative Model

  • Designing Enterprise-Level Group Policy Strategy

Designing a Network Access Strategy 

  • Perimeter Networks and Remote Access Strategies

  • Network Access Policy and Server and Domain Isolation

Design a Branch Office Deployment 

  • Branch Office Deployment

  • Branch Office Server Security

  • Overview of Security for the Branch Office

  • Securing Windows Server 2008 in the Branch Office

Planning Terminal Services and Application Deployment 

  • Planning a Terminal Services Deployment

  • Planning Application Deployment

Server and Application Virtualization 

  • Planning Operating System Virtualization

  • Planning Application Virtualization

Planning and Designing a Public Key Infrastructure 

  • Identifying PKI Requirements

  • Designing the CA Hierarchy

  • Creating a Certificate Management Plan

Designing Solutions for Data Sharing, Data Security, and Business Continuity 

  • Planning for Data Sharing and Collaboration

  • Choosing Data Security Solutions

  • Planning for System Recoverability and Availability

Designing Software Update Infrastructure and Managing Compliance 

  • Designing a Software Update Infrastructure

  • Managing Software Update Compliance