M2279: Implementing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M2279

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Introduction to Active Directory Infrastructure (4 topics)

  • The Architecture of Active Directory
  • How Active Directory Works
  • Examining Active Directory
  • The Active Directory Design, Planning, and Implementation Processes

Implementing an Active Directory Forest and Domain Structure (5 topics)

  • Creating a Forest and Domain Structure
  • Examining and Configuring Active Directory Integrated DNS
  • Raising Forest and Domain Functional Levels
  • Creating Trust Relationships
  • Securing Trusts Using SID Filtering

Implementing an Organizational Unit Structure (3 topics)

  • Managing Organizational Units
  • Delegating Administrative Control for Organizational Units
  • Planning an Organizational Unit Strategy

Implementing User, Group, and Computer Accounts (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Accounts
  • Creating and Managing Multiple Accounts
  • Implementing User Principal Name Suffixes
  • Moving Objects in Active Directory
  • Planning an Account Strategy
  • Planning an Active Directory Audit Strategy

Implementing Group Policy (6 topics)

  • Creating and Configuring Group Policy objects (GPOs)
  • Configuring When Group Policy Is Applied
  • Managing GPOs
  • Verifying and Troubleshooting Group Policy
  • Delegating Administrative Control of Group Policy
  • Planning a Group Policy Strategy for the Enterprise

Deploying and Managing Software by Using Group Policy (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Managing Software Deployment
  • Deploying Software
  • Configuring Software Deployment
  • Maintaining Deployed Software
  • Troubleshooting Software Deployment
  • Planning a Software Deployment Strategy

Implementing Sites to Manage Active Directory Replication (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Active Directory Replication
  • Creating and Configuring Sites
  • Managing Site Topology
  • Troubleshooting Replication Failures
  • Planning a Site

Implementing Placement of Domain Controllers (3 topics)

  • Implementing the Global Catalog in Active Directory
  • Determining the Placement of Domain Controllers in Active Directory
  • Planning the Placement of Domain Controllers

Managing Operations Masters (3 topics)

  • Introduction to Operation Master Roles
  • Transferring and Seizing Operations Master Roles
  • Planning the Placement of Operations Masters

Maintaining Active Directory Availability (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Maintaining Active Directory
  • Moving and Defragmenting the Active Directory Database
  • Backing Up Active Directory
  • Restoring Active Directory
  • Planning for Monitoring Active Directory

Planning and Implementing an Active Directory Infrastructure (2 topics)

  • Creating the Active Directory Implementation Plan for Tailspin Toys
  • Implementing the Active Directory Infrastructure for Tailspin Toys

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