Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Part 2 of 4
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Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Part 2 of 4

Course description

This course will cover the Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory. You will learn to configure many parts of Microsoft Server 2008 including the DNS (Domain Name System), Active Directory Domain Service, Objects and Trusts, and Sites and Replication. Then course will then move on to creating as well as configuring Group Policies. From the Group Policy you will learn how to configure the user environments and implement security. From there you will move on to Domain Services monitoring and maintenance planning. Then you will work on Lightweight Directory Service. You will learn deploying and managing certificates. To finish up this course you will see Federation Services, Rights Management Services, Domain Services for users and computer objects, and last but not least Managing Access to Resources in the Active Directory Domain Services.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


Prerequisites

The users must have an understanding of computers and computer networks. Previous experience with Microsoft Server is helpful.


Meet the expert

Robert O'Neill

Robert O'Neill has been a consultant and a Microsoft Certified Trainer for Quality Training Services since 1996. He has worked with Fortune 1000 companies and training companies throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Robert holds numerous certifications including MCT, MCAD, MCTS, MCITP, EA, and MCPD. His expertise focuses on Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows SharePoint, Visual Studio .NET, and CompTIA.

Video Runtime

205 Minutes

Time to complete

265 Minutes

Course Outline

Module 4

Active Directory User Objects (46:53)

  • Introduction (00:41)
  • User Accounts (07:20)
  • DSADD (02:43)
  • Modify a User Object, Password (04:15)
  • Moving, Deleting, Creating (05:21)
  • CSVDE (05:44)
  • LDIFDE (03:03)
  • Demo: User Template (07:44)
  • Demo: CSVDE, LDIFDE, DSADD (05:40)
  • Demo: Modifying Accounts (03:37)
  • Summary (00:40)

Active Directory Groups (26:22)

  • Introduction (01:09)
  • Active Directory Groups (02:57)
  • Domain Local Groups (01:03)
  • Global Group (01:08)
  • Active Directory Objects (00:58)
  • Why Use Groups (01:30)
  • Solution (00:48)
  • To Create a Group (01:01)
  • Group Naming Conventions (01:18)
  • Role Based Management (01:23)
  • Using Groups (01:12)
  • Managing Group Membership (02:23)
  • Modify Group Type and Scope (02:21)
  • Demo: Create Groups (03:19)
  • Demo: DSAdd (02:54)
  • Summary (00:50)
Module 5

Computer Objects (27:29)

  • Introduction (00:39)
  • Organizational Units (04:19)
  • Joining Computer to Domain (02:40)
  • Prestaging (06:13)
  • Demo: Adding Computers (02:47)
  • Managing Computers (04:31)
  • Deleting a Computer Account (01:33)
  • Disable Computer Account (02:00)
  • Demo: Reset an Account (01:53)
  • Summary (00:49)

Active Directory Site Overview (19:01)

  • Introduction (00:42)
  • Active Directory Sites (02:02)
  • Site Planning (01:56)
  • Site Deployment (02:23)
  • Sites & DNS SRV Records (02:58)
  • Demo: Create AD Sites (08:23)
  • Summary (00:33)

Replication Overview (16:59)

  • Introduction (00:43)
  • Replication Process (01:59)
  • Global Catalogs (01:00)
  • Application Partition (01:06)
  • Universal Group Membership (01:13)
  • Domain Controllers (02:36)
  • Replication (02:01)
  • Manually Create Connection (01:21)
  • Demo: NTDS Settings Object (04:18)
  • Summary (00:37)
Module 6

Replication Between Sites (26:27)

  • Introduction (00:37)
  • Replication Between Sites (01:21)
  • Site Link (01:16)
  • Transport Protocol (02:12)
  • Site Links are Transitive (03:08)
  • Site Cost (01:56)
  • Replication Monitoring (01:11)
  • RepAdmin Examples (01:17)
  • DCDiag Tests (01:09)
  • Demo: Replication (05:59)
  • DFS-R SYSVOL (01:30)
  • Changing SYSVOL replication (01:35)
  • To Perform Migration (02:34)
  • Summary (00:37)

Group Policy Overview (16:32)

  • Introduction (00:56)
  • Group Policy (02:16)
  • Group Policy Object (00:56)
  • Group Policy Replication (01:35)
  • Group Policy Application (03:09)
  • Group Policy Management Console (00:37)
  • Group Policy Scope (01:34)
  • Demo: GPMC (04:58)
  • Summary (00:27)

Group Policy Applications (26:03)

  • Introduction (00:45)
  • Local Policies (01:28)
  • Site Policies (01:44)
  • OU Policies (00:33)
  • Group Policy Settings (01:51)
  • How GPOs Apply (04:07)
  • If Multiple Policies Apply (00:36)
  • Policies vs Preferences (02:27)
  • Preference Settings Categories (00:25)
  • Preference Item Level Targeting (01:05)
  • Delegating GPO Permissions (01:45)
  • Demo: Policies (08:30)
  • Summary (00:41)
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