M6426: Configuring Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6426

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This three-day instructor-led course provides the knowledge and skills that IT Professionals need to configure identity and access solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory.


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe identity and access solutions
  • Configure Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Deploy and manage certificates
  • Configure Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Configure Active Directory Federation Services
  • Configure Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Maintain access management solutions
  • Troubleshoot identity and access solutions

Target Audience

Who Should Attend?

The audience for this course is IT Professionals interested in IDA solutions in their enterprise environment. Most students will be IT professionals who are responsible for integrating applications and platforms with enterprise directory and security services while increasing access to a growing number of customers and partners.

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Exploring Identity and Access Solutions (3 topics)

  • Overview of Identity and Access Management
  • Active Directory Server Roles in Identity and Access Management
  • Identity Lifecycle Manager

Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services (4 topics)

  • Overview of Public Key Infrastructure
  • Deploying a Certification Authority Hierarchy
  • Installing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Managing a Certification Authority

Deploying and Managing Certificates (5 topics)

  • Deploying Certificates by Using AD CS
  • Deploying Certificates by Using Autoenrollment
  • Revoking Certificates
  • Configuring Certificate Templates
  • Configuring Certificate Recovery

Configuring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (4 topics)

  • Installing and Configuring AD LDS
  • Configuring AD LDS Instances
  • Configuring AD LDS Replication
  • Configuring AD LDS Integration with AD DS

Configuring Active Directory Federation Services (4 topics)

  • Overview of AD FS
  • AD FS Deployment Scenarios
  • Deploying AD FS
  • Implementing AD FS Claims

Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services (4 topics)

  • Overview of AD RMS
  • Installing and Configuring AD RMS Server Components
  • Administering AD RMS
  • Implementing AD RMS Trust Policies

Maintenance of Access Management Solutions (4 topics)

  • Support for AD CS
  • Maintenance of AD LDS
  • Long-term support for AD FS
  • Preservation of AD RMS

Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions (4 topics)

  • Troubleshooting AD CS
  • Troubleshooting AD LDS
  • Troubleshooting AD FS
  • Troubleshooting AD RMS


This course requires that students meet the following prerequisites: - Technical knowledge equivalent to 6424: Fundamentals of Microsoft Server 2008 Active Directory - Technical background knowledge and hands-on experience of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS from the AD TS foundation exam). This includes technical knowledge equivalent to 6425A: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

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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