M6425: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

5 Day Course
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Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6425

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Overview

This five-day instructor-led 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.

Objectives

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to implement and configure Active Directory domain services in their enterprise environment.

Target Audience

Who Should Attend?

The primary audience for this course are AD Technology Specialists, Server Administrators, and Enterprise Administrators who want to learn how to implement AD in a distributed environment, secure domains using Group Policies, and perform backup, restore, and monitor and troubleshoot AD configuration to ensure trouble free operation.

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Modules

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Implementing Active Directory Domain Services (3 topics)

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

Configuring Domain Name Service for Active Directory Domain Services (3 topics)

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

Configuring Active Directory Objects and Trusts (5 topics)

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

Configuring Active Directory Sites and Replication (3 topics)

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

Creating and Configuring Group Policy (5 topics)

  • 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

Configuring User Environments Using Group Policy (5 topics)

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

Implementing Security Using Group Policy (4 topics)

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

Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Monitoring Plan (3 topics)

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

Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Maintenance Plan (3 topics)

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

Troubleshooting Active Directory, DNS, and Replication Issues (3 topics)

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

Troubleshooting Group Policy Issues (3 topics)

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

Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Infrastructure (2 topics)

  • Overview of the AD DS Deployment
  • Planning a Group Policy Strategy

Labs (15 topics)

  • Lab 1: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Lab 2: Configuring AD DS and DNS Integration
  • Lab 3: Configuring Active Directory Objects
  • Lab 4: Configuring Active Directory Objects and Trusts
  • Lab 5: Configuring Active Directory Sites and Replication
  • Lab 6: Creating and Configuring GPOs
  • Lab 7: Lab Configuring User Environments Using Group Policies
  • Lab 8: Implementing Security Using Group Policies
  • Lab 9: Monitoring Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lab 10: Implementing an Active Directory Domain Services Maintenance Plan
  • Lab 11: Troubleshooting Active Directory, DNS, and Replication Issues
  • Lab 12: Troubleshooting Group Policy Issues
  • Lab 13: Deploying Active Directory Domain Services
  • Lab 14: Configuring Forest Trust Relationships
  • Lab 15: Planning a Group Policy Strategy

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates must have: - Basic understanding of networking - Intermediate understanding of network operating systems - An awareness of security best practices - Basic knowledge of server hardware. A+ or equivalent knowledge - Some experience creating objects in Active Directory - Foundation course (6424A) or equivalent knowledge - Basic concepts of backup and recovery in a Windows Server Environment

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

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