MCTS Accelerated: Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, Configuring

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum

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


Course Topics (22 topics)

  • Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
  • Secure and Efficient Administration of Active Directory
  • Manage Users
  • Manage Groups
  • Support Computer Accounts
  • Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Manage Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings
  • Secure Administration
  • Improve the Security of Authentication in an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Domain
  • Configure Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Administer Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Domain Controllers
  • Manage Sites and Active Directory Replication
  • Directory Service Continuity
  • Manage Multiple Domains and Forests
  • Exploring Identity and Access Solutions
  • Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Deploying and Managing Certificates
  • Configuring Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • Configuring Active Directory Federation Services
  • Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Maintenance of Access Management Solutions
  • Troubleshooting Identity and Access Solutions


This course is intended for AD Technology Specialists, Server Administrators, and Enterprise Administrators who need 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. * Delegates must have a good understanding of networking. * Intermediate understanding of network operating systems. * An awareness of security best practices. * Knowledge of server hardware. * Experience creating objects in Active Directory. * Basic concepts of backup and recovery in a Windows Server Environment.

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