M6416: Updating Your Network Infrastructure and Active Directory Skills to Windows Server 2008

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M6416

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


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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2008 (3 topics)

  • Server Manager Roles
  • Windows Server 2008 Features
  • Active Directory Improvements

Configuring Windows Server 2008 (2 topics)

  • Introducing Windows Deployment Services
  • WDS Components

Windows Deployment Services (2 topics)

  • Server Core Introduction
  • Configuring and Managing Server Core

Windows Backup (3 topics)

  • Backup Infrastructure
  • Optical Media
  • Restore Utilities

Windows Server 2008 Updates to Networking (5 topics)

  • Networking with Windows Server 2008
  • New Networking Features
  • DNS with Windows Server 2008
  • Configuring Routing
  • Configuring Wireless Settings in Server 2008

Network Policies and Access Protection (4 topics)

  • Network Policies Access Protection
  • Enforcement Options
  • Network Access Protection Scenarios
  • Routing and Remote Access

Active Directory Domain Services (2 topics)

  • What's New in AD DS
  • Manageability and Reliability

Hyper-V (2 topics)

  • Introducing Hyper-V
  • Configuring Hyper-V

Planning for Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Services (2 topics)

  • Planning for AD DS Deployment
  • Upgrade Considerations

Identity and Access Services in Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (3 topics)

  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services

Read-Only Domain Controllers (2 topics)

  • Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Read-Only Domain Controller Operation

Auditing Active Directory Domain Services Changes (2 topics)

  • What's New in AD DS Auditing
  • Implementing AD DS Change Auditing

High Availability Features (2 topics)

  • Failover Clustering
  • Network Load Balancing

Performance Monitoring and Optimization (3 topics)

  • Windows Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Microsoft Windows System Resource Manager
  • Monitoring Events

Software Maintenance Using Windows Server Update Services (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Windows Server Update Services
  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server Update Services
  • Managing Windows Server Update Services


Before attending this course, students must have one or more of the following: - On-the-job experience in planning, implementing, managing, or supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2000 or 2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure - Working knowledge of networking, for example, TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS) - Designed a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure - Designed Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network - Installed, Configured, and Administered Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Microsoft Vista

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