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Fundamentals of Microsoft Server 2008 Active Directory (M6424) Exeter

  • Price £1,050.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

This three-day M6424 instructor-led course provides Active Directory Technology Specialists with an introduction to all the Active Directory server roles within Windows Server 2008. The course is intended for entry level IT professionals who want to familiarise themselves with all the Active Directory server roles and their basic functionality.
If you are a more experienced Windows IT Professional who only requires skills within Active Directory Domain Services (what was formerly called Active Directory in Windows Server 2000 and 2003), then we would recommend you attend course M6425 “Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services”.

Prerequisites

The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals who are new to Active Directory and want to become familiar with Active Directory concepts.

Before attending this course, students must have:
Basic understanding of networking.
Basic understanding of network operating systems.
Basic knowledge of server hardware. A+ or equivalent knowledge (not required but expected).

Skills

After completing this course, students will understand how Active Directory server roles are used and learn about the purpose and components of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Students will learn how to configure organizational units and user, computer and group accounts. Lastly, students will learn how to manage access to shared resources.

Course Content

Module 1: Exploring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Roles
This module provides an overview of the Active Directory server roles.

Lessons

Overview of Active Directory Domain Services
Overview of Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Overview of Active Directory Certificate Services
Overview of Active Directory Rights Management Services
Overview of Active Directory Federation Services
Lab : Exploring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Server Roles
Planning Active Directory Server Role Implementations
Understanding Active Directory Server Role Integration with AD DS
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe the Active Directory server roles required for a variety of Active Directory deployment scenarios.
Describe the integration of AD DS with other Active Directory server roles


Module 2: Introduction to Active Directory Domain Services
This module explains the reasons for deploying AD DS and describes the AD DS components.

Lessons

Overview of AD DS

Overview of AD DS Logical Components

Overview of AD DS Physical Components

Lab : Exploring AD DS Components and Tools

Examining the AD DS Logical Components

Examining the AD DS Physical Components

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Install the AD DS management tools on a Windows Vista computer.

Describe the AD DS logical components

Describe the AD DS physical components


Module 3: Introduction to Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
This module explains how Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) works and how to configure AD LDS components.

Lessons

AD LDS Overview

Implementing and Administering AD LDS

Implementing AD LDS Replication

Comparing AD DS and AD LDS

Lab : Configuring AD LDS

Configuring AD LDS Instances and Application Partitions

Configuring AD LDS Access Control

Configuring AD LDS Replication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Configure AD LDS instances and application partitions.

Configure AD LDS access control.
Configure AD LDS replication.


Module 4: Introduction to Active Directory Certificate Services
This module explains how Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) works and how to implement AD CS certificate enrollment.

Lessons

Overview of Active Directory Certificate Services

Understanding Active Directory Certificate Services Certificates

Implementing Certificate Enrollment and Revocation

Lab : Exploring Active Directory Certificate Services

Requesting Certificates Using Web Enrollment

Managing Certificate Requests and Revocation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Request certificates using Web enrollment.

Manage certificate requests.


Module 5: Introduction to Active Directory Rights Management Services
This module explains how Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) works and how to configure AD RMS settings.

Lessons

AD RMS Overview

Understanding AD RMS

Managing AD RMS

Lab : Exploring AD RMS

Verifying AD RMS Functionality

Customizing the AD RMS Configuration
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Verify AD RMS functionality.

Customize the AD RMS configuration.


Module 6: Introduction to Active Directory Federation Services
This module explains how Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) works and how to configure AD FS components.

Lessons

AD FS Overview

AD FS Deployment Scenarios

Configuring AD FS Components

Lab : Exploring AD FS

Implementing the AD FS Components (Discussion)

Configuring the AD FS Resource Partner Organization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Describe how to implement the AD FS components.

Configure the AD FS resource partner organization.


Module 7: Creating Active Directory Domain Services User and Computer Objects
This module explains how to configure AD DS user and computer accounts.

Lessons


Managing User Accounts

Creating Computer Accounts

Using Queries to Locate Objects in AD DS

Lab : Creating AD DS User and Computer Accounts

Creating and Configuring User Accounts

Creating and Configuring Computer Accounts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create and configure user accounts

Create and configure computer accounts.


Module 8: Creating Active Directory Domain Services Groups and Organizational Units
This module explains how to configure AD DS group accounts and organizational units (OU).

Lessons

Introduction to AD DS Groups

Managing Group Accounts

Creating Organizational Units

Lab : Creating an OU Infrastructure

Creating AD DS Groups

Planning an OU Hierarchy (Discussion)

Creating an OU Hierarchy
After completing this module, students will be able to:

Create and configure group accounts.

Create and configure organizational units

Apply considerations when creating an OU design.


Module 9: Managing Access to Resources in Active Directory Domain Services
This module explains how to manage access to shared resources in an AD DS environment.

Lessons

Managing Access Overview

Assigning Permissions to Shared Resources

Managing NTFS File and Folder Permissions

Determining Effective Permission

Lab : Managing Access to Resources

Planning a Shared Folder Implementation (Discussion)

Implementing a Shared Folder Implementation

Evaluating the Shared Folder Implementation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Plan a shared folder implementation.

Implement a secure shared folder implementation.

Evaluate the shared folder implementation.

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