Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator, Part 1 of 5
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Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator, Part 1 of 5

Course description

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 has many features that need to be considered before administering a network. This course will cover many aspect of administration of Windows Server 2008, starting with preparing for deployment, network infrastructure and Active Directory. Once the server is in place Group Policies will need to be created and the course will show you how to do that. After that comes application servers, file and print services. The most important part of any network is security and we will cover that. From there the courses moves to server administration, monitoring and maintenance and then cover disaster recovery. At the end the newest of technologies virtualization is covered with the Microsoft Hyper V technology.

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

129 Minutes

Time to complete

169 Minutes

Course Outline

Module 1

Planning Server Deployment (47:40)

  • Introduction (01:09)
  • Deploying Windows Server 2008 (00:40)
  • Document Everything (01:56)
  • Help for the Planning Process (01:08)
  • Industry Standards (01:15)
  • Microsoft Operations Framework (01:03)
  • Planning and Managing (01:24)
  • Service Level Agreement (04:08)
  • Solution Accelerators (00:32)
  • Single Server Versions (03:37)
  • Licenses (04:30)
  • What to Consider (01:11)
  • Planning for Upgrading Server (02:20)
  • Clean Install is the Best (01:37)
  • Bitlocker (01:29)
  • Device Driver Issues (01:41)
  • Planning the Installation (01:15)
  • Hands On VS. Automated (05:34)
  • Activating the OS (02:30)
  • Upgrade or Migrate (02:37)
  • Which Edition of Server 2008 (03:21)
  • 32 Bit vs. 64 Bit (01:56)
  • Summary (00:36)

TCP_IP Addressing (28:11)

  • Introduction (00:39)
  • TCP/IP Overview (02:15)
  • Address Ranges (02:04)
  • Classless Inter Domain Routing (01:23)
  • Private Addresses (03:11)
  • TCP/IP Address Planning (01:35)
  • Address Planning Scenario 1 (03:21)
  • Address Planning Scenario 2 (03:22)
  • Manual or Dynamic Addressing (02:55)
  • Variable Length Subnet Mask (01:13)
  • Internal Subnets (01:58)
  • Client Configuration (00:43)
  • DHCP Considerations (01:27)
  • Packet Routing (01:34)
  • Summary (00:25)
Module 2

DHCP and IPV6 Overview (21:52)

  • Introduction (00:35)
  • DHCP and IPV6: Demo (10:09)
  • TCP/IP v6 Overview (00:57)
  • IPv6 Address (01:35)
  • Routers (00:42)
  • Global Addresses (01:00)
  • Link Local Address (02:16)
  • Unique Local Address (00:46)
  • Address States (00:59)
  • Next Generation TCP/IP (00:29)
  • ISATAP (00:28)
  • 6 to 4 (00:27)
  • Teredo (00:52)
  • Summary (00:32)

Namespace Planning (32:06)

  • Introduction (00:44)
  • OSI Stack Overview (02:38)
  • TCP/IP Stack (03:35)
  • Choosing Domain Name (04:33)
  • DNS Servers (03:05)
  • Single Name Resolution (04:27)
  • WINS Servers (02:00)
  • Access From the Internet (03:35)
  • Practice Planning (06:48)
  • Summary (00:38)
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