Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425)

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425)

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Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425) Course Description

This five-day instructor-led Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425) course provides to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists with the knowledge and skills to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related issues.

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425) course:

• This course is intended for Active Directory Technology Specialists, Server and Enterprise Administrators who want to learn how to implement Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. Those attending would be interested in learning how to secure domains by using Group Policies, back up, restore, monitor, and troubleshoot configuration to ensure trouble-free operation of Active Directory Domain Services. Those intending to take the 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.

Related Courses:

Configuring, Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008-based Servers Training (M6419)
Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training (M6418)

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the features and functionality of Active Directory Domain Services.
• Perform secure and efficient administration of Active Directory.
• • Manage users and service accounts.
• Manage groups.
• Manage computer accounts.
• Implement a Group Policy infrastructure.
• Manage User Desktops with Group Policy.
• Manage enterprise security and configuration by using Group Policy settings.
• Secure administration.
• Improve the security of authentication in an AD DS Domain.
• Configure Domain Name System.
• Administer AD DS domain controllers.
• Manage sites and Active Directory Replication.
• Monitor, maintain and back up directory Service to ensure Directory Service continuity.
• Manage multiple domains and forests

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Training (M6425) – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Implementing Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to install and configure Active Directory Domain Services and install and configure a read-only domain controller.

Lessons

Installing Active Directory Domain Services
Deploying Read-Only Domain Controllers
Configuring AD DS Domain Controller Roles

Lab: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers

Evaluating Forest and Server Readiness for Installing an RODC
Installing and Configuring an RODC
Configuring AD DS Domain Controller Roles

Module 2: Configuring Domain Name Service for Active Directory Domain Services

This module explains how to configure Domain Name Services (DNS) for Active Directory Domain Services.

Lessons

Overview of Active Directory Domain Services and DNS Integration
Configuring Active Directory Integrated Zones
Configuring Read Only DNS Zones

Lab: Configuring AD DS and DNS Integration

Configuring Active Directory Integrated Zones
Configuring Read-Only DNS Zones

Module 3: Configuring Active Directory Objects and Trusts

This module explains how to configure Active Directory Objects and Trusts.

Lessons

Configuring Active Directory Objects
Strategies for Using Groups
Automating AD DS Object Management
Delegating Administrative Access to AD DS Objects
Configuring AD DS Trusts

Lab: Configuring Active Directory Objects

Configuring AD DS Objects
Implementing an AD DS Group Strategy
Automating the Management of AD DS Objects

Lab: Configuring Active Directory Objects and Trusts

Delegating Control of AD DS Objects
Configuring AD DS Trusts

Module 4: Configuring Active Directory Sites and Replication

This module explains how to configure Active Directory sites and replication.

Lessons

Overview of AD DS Replication
Overview of AD DS Sites and Replication
Configuring and Monitoring AD DS Replication

Lab: Configuring Active Directory Sites and Replication

Configuring AD DS Sites and Subnets
Configuring AD DS Replication
Monitoring AD DS Replication

Module 5: Creating and Configuring Group Policy

This module explains how to create and configure Group Policy.

Lessons

Overview of Group Policy
Configuring the Scope of Group Policy Objects
Evaluating the Application of Group Policy Objects
Managing Group Policy Objects
Delegating Administrative Control of Group Policy

Lab: Creating and Configuring GPOs

Creating Group Policy Objects
Managing the Scope of GPO Application
Verifying GPO Application
Managing GPOs
Delegating Administrative Control of GPOs

Module 6: Configuring User Environments Using Group Policy

This module explains how to configure user environments using Group Policy.

Lessons

Configuring Group Policy Settings
Configuring Scripts and Folder Redirection Using Group Policies
Configuring Administrative Templates
Group Policy Preferences
Deploying Software Using Group Policy

Lab: Configuring User Environments Using Group Policies

Configuring Scripts and Folder Redirection
Configuring Administrative Templates
Configuring Preferences
Verifying GPO Application

Module 7: Implementing Security Using Group Policy

This module explains how to implement security using Group Policy.

Lessons

Configuring Security Policies
Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
Restricting Group Membership and Access to Software
Managing Security Using Security Templates

Lab: Implementing Security Using Group Policies

Configuring Account and Security Policy Settings
Implementing Fine-Grained Password Policies
Configuring Restricted Groups and Software Restriction Policies
Configuring Security Templates
Verifying the Security Configuration

Module 8: Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Monitoring Plan

This module explains how to implement Active Directory Domain Services monitoring plan.

Lessons

Monitoring AD DS Using Event Viewer
Monitoring Active Directory Domain Servers Using Reliability and Performance Monitor
Configuring AD DS Auditing

Lab: Monitoring Active Directory Domain Services

Monitoring AD DS Using Event Viewer
Monitoring AD DS Using Performance and Reliability Monitor
Configuring AD DS Auditing

Module 9: Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Maintenance Plan

This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Domain Services maintenance plan.

Lessons

Maintaining the AD DS Domain Controllers
Backing Up Active Directory Domain Services
Restoring Active Directory Domain Services

Lab: Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Maintenance Plan

Maintaining AD DS Domain Controllers
Backing Up AD DS
Performing an Authoritative Restore of the AD DS Database
Restoring Data Using the AD DS Snapshot Viewer

Module 10: Troubleshooting Active Directory, DNS, and Replication Issues

This module explains how to troubleshoot Active Directory Domain Services, Domain Name Service, and Active Directory replication.

Lessons

Troubleshooting Active Directory Domain Services
Troubleshooting DNS Integration with AD DS
Troubleshooting AD DS Replication

Lab: Troubleshooting Active Directory, DNS, and Replication Issues

Troubleshooting Authentication and Authorization Errors
Troubleshooting the Integration of DNS and AD DS
Troubleshooting AD DS Replication

Module 11: Troubleshooting Group Policy Issues

This module explains how to troubleshoot the application of Group Policy objects.

Lessons

Introduction to Group Policy Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Group Policy Application
Troubleshooting Group Policy Settings

Lab: Troubleshooting Group Policy Issues

Troubleshooting Group Policy Scripts
Troubleshooting GPO Lab11B
Troubleshooting GPO Lab11C
Troubleshooting GPO Lab11D

Module 12: Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Infrastructure

This module explains how to implement an Active Directory Domain Services Infrastructure.

Lessons

Overview of the AD DS Deployment
Planning a Group Policy Strategy

Lab: Deploying Active Directory Domain Services

Installing a Read-only Domain Controller (RODC) onto a Server Core, and Creating a Branch Office Site
Creating a Domain in a Separate Tree and Separate Site

Lab: Configuring Forest Trust Relationships

Upgrading the Fabrikam Domain, and Creating a Forest Trust with Woodgrove Bank

Lab: Planning a Group Policy Strategy

Planning Group Policy
Creating a Domain in a Separate Tree and Separate Site
Implementing the Corporate Desktop Policy

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