MCSA: Server 2008 R2 Course + Exam

MCSA: Server 2008 R2 Certification

MCSA 2008 R2 certification proves that you have the comprehensive set of skill to perform the tasks related to Windows Server 2008 R2 such as enterprise messaging administrator or database administrator. Microsoft has now renamed Microsoft Certified IT Professional-SA certification to Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate or MCSA Windows Server 2008 R2. If you are already certified as a Microsoft Certified IT Professional as Enterprise Administrator or Server Administrator, you have already earned your MCSA: Windows Server 2008 R2 certification.

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate credential is the leading certification for Windows Server 2008 R2, providing widely recognized, objective validation of your ability to perform critical, current IT job roles by using Microsoft technologies to their best advantage. It enables your expertise in Windows Server 2008 R2 Installation, Administration, IP Addressing, Name Resolution, IP Routing, DNS, DHCP, Windows Firewall, Deploying Windows Server 2008 and Network Connectivity. After the successful completion of MCSA 2008 R2, a candidate will be applicable for the jobs of systems administrator, technical consultant, service desk analyst, system support officer, IT Support Engineer and other Microsoft Server/Client related jobs.

As time passes, new technologies take the lead while leaving older versions of Microsoft technologies behind. Your MCSA R2 2008 certification will decline in value as companies move to newer versions. Take advantage of special upgrades and earn a MCSA Server 2012 certification and protect your investment in certifications.

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Exposure to Microsoft Server technologies

Candidates can achieve this certification by passing the following exam(s).

  1. Microsoft 70-640
  2. Microsoft 70-642
  3. Microsoft 70-646

The certification exam can be registered and attempted within 3 months of course/module completion at Logitrain training centre on weekdays during normal business hours (excludes public holidays)

  • Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
  • Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
  • Configuring Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator
  • Windows Server 2008 Installation
  • Windows Server 2008 Administration
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Computers
  • Group Policy
  • Windows Server 2008 ADS
  • IP Addressing
  • Name Resolution
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • IP Routing
  • Windows Firewall
  • Files and Printers
  • Deploying Windows Server 2008
  • Network Connectivity
  • Server Virtualization
  • Patch Management
  • High Availability

This course is likely to add to the employment related skills of the participants. The skills developed are likely to be used in the course of being an employee or working in a business.

  • University students
  • Helpdesk operators
  • Candidates entering IT job market
  • First-level network support staff
  • System engineers and account managers
  • Individuals seeking MCSA certification

Key Topics: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (70-640)

Class Chapter Contents
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Labs Performed
Installing Active Directory Domain Services
Active Directory Domain Services on Server Core
Working with Active Directory Snap-ins
Creating Objects in Active Directory
Delegation and Security of Active Directory Objects
Creating User Accounts
Automating the Creation of User Accounts
Creating Users with Windows PowerShell and VBScript
Supporting User Objects and Accounts
Creating and Managing Groups
Automating the Creation and Management of Groups
Administering Groups in an Enterprise
Creating Computers and Joining the Domain
Automating the Creation of Computer Objects
Supporting Computer Objects and Accounts
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Group Policy Infrastructure
Group Policy Settings
Integrating Domain Name System with Active Directory
Domain Controllers
Labs Performed
Implementing Group Policy
Managing Group Policy Scope
Supporting Group Policy
Delegating the Support of Computers
Managing Security Settings
Configuring Password and Lockout Policies
Auditing Authentication
Configuring Read-Only Domain Controllers
Installing Domain Name System
Configuring Domain Name System
Installing Domain Controllers
Configuring Operations Masters
Configuring DFS Replication of SYSVOL
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Sites and Replication
Domains and Forests
Directory Business Continuity
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Active Directory Certificate Services and PKI
Active Directory Rights Management Services
Active Directory Federation Services
Labs Performed
Configuring Sites and Subnets
Configuring the Global Catalog
Configuring Application Directory Partitions
Configuring Replication
Managing Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships
Directory Maintenance and Data Store Protection
Directory Performance Management
Installing AD Lightweight Directory Services
Configuring and Using AD Lightweight Directory Services
Installing Active Directory Certificate Services
Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services
Installing Active Directory Rights Management Services
Configuring Active Directory Rights Management Services
Active Directory Federation Services
Configuring Active Directory Federation Services

Key Topics: Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (70-642)

Class Chapter Contents
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Understanding and Configuring IP
Configuring Name Resolution
Configuring a DNS Zone Infrastructure
Creating a DHCP Infrastructure
Labs Performed
Configuring Network Connections
Configuring IPv4 Addresses
Configuring IPv6 Addresses
Planning a DNS Server
Designing a DNS Name Space
Understanding DNS Server Functions
Deploying a DNS Server
Configuring DNS Client Settings
Creating and Configuring Zones
Configuring Zone Replication
Configuring Zone Transfers
Tuning Advanced DNS Server Options
Creating a Zone Delegation
Installing a DHCP Server
Configuring a DHCP Server
Creating DHCP Scopes
Configuring Dynamic Updates with DHCP
Monitoring DHCP Audit Logging
Troubleshooting DHCP
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Configuring IP Routing
Protecting Network Traffic with IPSec
Connecting to Networks
Configuring Windows Firewall and Network Access Protection
Labs Performed
Using Static Routing
Using Dynamic Routing
Installing RIP
Configuring Routing and Remote Access Service Properties
Configuring Demand-Dial Interfaces
Installing Routing and Remote Access Server
Troubleshooting the Routing Table
Configuring IPSec
Using the Security Configuration and Analysis Tool
Using Network Security Protocols
Troubleshooting IPSec with IPSec Monitor
Troubleshooting Logon Issues with Network Monitor
Deploying Remote Access
Configuring Wireless Networks
Configuring a VPN
Deploying a Radius Server
Configuring Windows Firewall
Configuring Network Access Protection
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Managing Software Updates
Monitoring Computers
Managing Files
Managing Printers
Labs Performed
Installing WSUS
Configuring and Administering WSUS
Service Packs
Administering Software Licences
Using Event Viewer
Using Performance Console
Configuring System Monitor
Using Task Manager
Setting Up Shared Folders
Managing Shared Folders
Configuring File System Permissions
Auditing File System Access
Installing and Configuring a Printer
Setting Up a Printer Pool
Configuring Multiple Logical Printers for a Single Printer
Integrating Printers with Active Directory
Internet Printing
Assigning Permissions to Printers

Key Topics: Windows Server 2008 Administrator (70-646)

Class Chapter Contents
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Installing, Upgrading and Deploying Windows Server 2008
Configuring Network Connectivity
Active Directory and Group Policy
Application Servers and Services
Labs Performed
Installing Windows Server 2008
Implementing IPv4 to IPv6 Compatibility
Using IPv6 Tools
Configuring Clients Through DHCPv6
Configuring IPv6 Connectivity
Configuring DNS
Configuring Group Policy
Troubleshooting Group Policy
Configuring Active Directory
Implementing Application Accessibility
Installing the Application Server Roles
Using System Centre Configuration Manager 2007
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Terminal Services and Application and Server Virtualization
File and Print Servers
Windows Server 2008 Management, Monitoring and Delegation
Patch Management and Security
Labs Performed
Adding File Services Server Role
Adding Print Services Server Role
Configuring a DFSR Structure
Configuring Offline Data Access
Configuring Indexing in Windows Search Service
Managing Windows Server 2008 Event Logs
Optimizing Windows Server 2008 Performance
Delegating Administrative Permissions
WSUS Client Configuration
WSUS Server Deployment
Encrypting File System
Configuring Windows Firewall
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Remote Access and Network Access Protection
Certificate Services and Storage Area Networks
Clustering and High Availability
Backup and Recovery
Labs Performed
Installing and Configuring Remote Access
Configuring NAP
Configuring Credential Roaming
Configuring Autoenrollment
Configuring Active Directory and Certificate Services
Configuring Network Load Balancing
Configuring Shadow Copies
Remotely Backing up Computers
Backing up Windows Server 2008
Recovering Active Directory
Restoring Windows Server 2008

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