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Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory


									Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active
Directory Domain Services
Course Length: 5 days                                             Course Code: M6425-IT

Course Description                                       Course Content
This five-day instructor-led course provides to teach    Module 1: Introducing Active Directory Domain
Active Directory Technology Specialists with the         Services (AD DS)
knowledge and skills to configure Active Directory
                                                         This module explains how to install and configure Active
Domain Services in a distributed environment,
                                                         Directory Domain Services and install and configure a
implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore,
                                                         read-only domain controller.
and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related
issues.                                                     Introducing Active Directory, Identity, and access
                                                            Active Directory Components and Concepts
Target Audience                                             Install Active Directory Domain Services
                                                            Extend IDA with Active Directory Services
The primary audience for this course are AD Technology
Specialists, Server Administrators, and Enterprise       Module 2: Secure and Efficient Administration of
Administrators who want to learn how to implement AD     Active Directory
in a distributed environment, secure domains using       This module explains how to work securely and
Group Policies, and perform backup, restore, and         efficiently in Active Directory.
monitor and troubleshoot AD configuration to ensure         Work with Active Directory Snap-ins
trouble free operation.
                                                            Custom Consoles and Least Privilege
Prerequisites                                               Find Objects in Active Directory
                                                            Use DS Commands to Administer Active Directory
Before attending this course, students must have:
  Basic understanding of networking.                    Module 3: Manage Users
  Intermediate understanding of network operating       This module explains how to manage and support user
    systems.                                             accounts in Active Directory.
  An awareness of security best practices.                 Create and Administer User Accounts
  Basic knowledge of server hardware. A+ or                Configure User Object Attributes
    equivalent knowledge                                    Automate User Account Creation
  Some experience creating objects in Active
    Directory.                                           Module 4: Manage Groups
  Foundation course (6424A) or equivalent               This module explains how to create, modify, delete, and
    knowledge.                                           support group objects in Active Directory.
  Basic concepts of backup and recovery in a               Manage an Enterprise with Groups
    Windows Server Environment.                             Administer Groups
                                                            Best Practices for Group Management                                                                      
                                                            Module 10: Configure Domain Name System (DNS)
Module 5: Support Computer Accounts
                                                            This module explains how to implement DNS to support
This module explains how to create and configure
                                                            name resolution both within your AD DS domain and
computer accounts.
                                                            outside your domain and your intranet.
   Create Computers and Join the Domain
                                                               Review DNS Concepts, Components, and
   Administer Computer Objects and Accounts                    Processes
Module 6: Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure              Install and Configure DNS Server in an AD DS
This module explains what Group Policy is, how it works,
                                                               AD DS,DNS, and Windows
and how best to implement Group Policy in your
                                                               Advanced DNS Configuration and Administration
   Understand Group Policy                                 Module 11: Administer Active Directory Domain
   Implement a Group Policy                                Services (AD DS) Domain Controllers
   Explore Group Policy Settings and Features              This module explains how to add Windows Server 2008
   Manage Group Policy Scope                               domain controllers to a forest or domain, how to prepare
   Group Policy Processing                                 a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 forest or domain for its
   Troubleshoot Policy Application                         first Windows Server 2008 DC, how to manage the roles
Module 7: Manage Enterprise Security and                    performed by DCs, and how to migrate the replication of
Configuration with Group Policy Settings                    SYSVOL from the File Replication Service (FRS) used in
                                                            previous versions of Windows to the Distributed File
This module explains how to manage security and             System Replication (DFS-R) mechanism that provides
software installation and how to audit files and folders.   more robust and manageable replication.
   Delegate the Support of Computers                           Domain Controller Installation Options
   Manage Security Settings                                    Install a Server Core DC
   Manage software with GPSI                                   Manage Operations Masters
   Auditing                                                    Configure DFS Replication of SYSVOL
Module 8: Secure Administration                             Module 12: Manage Sites and Active Directory
This module explains how to administer Active Directory     Replication
Domain Services Securely.                                   This module explains how to create a distributed
  Delegate Administrative Permissions                      directory service that supports domain controllers in
  Audit Active Directory Changes                           portions of your network that are separated by
Module 9: Improve the Security of Authentication in         expensive, slow, or unreliable links.
an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)                    Configure Sites and Subnets
Domain                                                         Configure the Global Catalog and Application
This module explains the domain-side components of             Configure Replication
authentication, including the policies that specify
password requirements and the auditing of                   Module 13: Directory Service Continuity
authentication-related activities.                          This module explains about the technologies and tools
   Configure Password and Lockout Policies                 that are available to help ensure the health and longevity
   Audit Authentication                                    of the directory service. You will explore tools that help
   Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers                  you monitor performance in real time, and you will learn
                                                            to log performance over time so that you can keep an                                                                          
eye on performance trends in order to spot potential
   Monitor Active Directory
   Manage the Active Directory Database
   Back Up and Restore AD DS and Domain
Module 14: Manage Multiple Domains and Forests
This module explains how to raise the domain and forest
functionality levels within your environment, how to
design the optimal AD DS infrastructure for your
enterprise, how to migrate objects between domains and
forests, and how to enable authentication and resources
access across multiple domains and forests.
   Configure Domain and Forest Functional Levels
   Manage Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships                                  

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