M6437: Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6437

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Microsoft Windows 2008 Training Courses.


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Designing IIS Web Farms (3 topics)

  • Overview of Hardware and Platform Options
  • Design Web Farm Availability and Scalability
  • Design Content Storage

Optimizing IIS Performance and Stability (4 topics)

  • Designing Application Pools
  • Designing Script Mapping
  • Designing Bandwidth Allocation
  • Design Web Site Logging

Designing IIS Security (3 topics)

  • Design and Verify Transport Security
  • Design Authentication and Authorization
  • Design Delegation Administration

Design IIS Maintenance and UDDI (4 topics)

  • Designing Internet Information Services Backup and Recovery
  • Specify Monitoring Requirements
  • Deploying UDDI Services
  • Tuning and Troubleshooting IIS 7

Designing a Terminal Services Infrastructure (7 topics)

  • Design Terminal Services Licensing
  • Specify Terminal Services Connection Properties
  • Design Device Redirection
  • Design Terminal Services Gateways
  • Design Terminal Services Broker
  • Design RemoteApp Programs
  • Design Web Access

Designing a Terminal Services Maintenance Strategy (5 topics)

  • Design Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM) Policies for Application Resource and Reporting
  • Specify Group Policy Settings for Terminal Servers
  • Design High Availability
  • Specify Monitoring Requirements
  • Specify Maintenance and Recovery

Design Windows Media Services Infrastructure Administration (4 topics)

  • Design Windows Media for Live Streaming
  • Windows Media Services for On-Demand Content
  • Improving Performance for On-Demand Content
  • Monitoring Windows Media Services

Design Virtualization Infrastructure (3 topics)

  • Virtualization of a Test Server Environment
  • Virtualization and Migration of Legacy Applications
  • Design and Test a Virtualized Development Environment

Designing Virtualization Provisioning (4 topics)

  • Design Virtual Server Provisioning Workflow Model
  • Evaluate Appropriateness for Virtualization
  • Evaluate Customization to Standard Configuration
  • Design Deployment for Virtualization


Before attending this course, students must have one or more of the following: - Intermediate understanding of networking. For example, how TCP/IP functions, addressing (including DHCP), name resolution (DNS/WINS), and connection methods (wired, wireless, VPN), NET+ or equivalent knowledge - Intermediate understanding of network operating systems. For example, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 etc - Intermediate understanding of security best practices. For example, file system permissions, authentication methods, Kerberos etc - Intermediate knowledge of server and network hardware - Conceptual understanding of Active Directory (AD). For example, AD terminology, AD object types - Hands-on experience with more than one application service such as: - IIS - Terminal Services - Windows Media Services - Virtual Server - Hyper-V - System Center Virtual Machine Manager This course explains changes in functionality to Windows Server 2008 and how these changes affect architecture and planning issues. Topics include: - Terminal Services - Internet Information Services - Windows Media Services - Virtualization

Additional Learning

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    5 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code COMNW18
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