Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training

Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training (M6418)

Introduction:

Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training Course Onsite or Public Classes

This Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to install and deploy Windows Server 2008 R2. This Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training course also will teach you how to automate server deployment, as well as provide guidelines, best practices, and considerations that will help you to migrate existing services to Windows Server 2008 R2.

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With onsite Training, courses can be scheduled on a date that is convenient for you, and because they can be scheduled at your location, you don’t incur travel costs and students won’t be away from home. Onsite classes can also be tailored to meet your needs. You might shorten a 5-day class into a 3-day class, or combine portions of several related courses into a single course, or have the instructor vary the emphasis of topics depending on your staff’s and site’s requirements.

Audience/Target Group

Candidates for this course are information technology (IT) professionals who work in medium to large organizations. The primary candidate is a Windows Server administrator who operates Windows Servers on a daily basis and who requires the skills for configuring, managing, and maintaining servers installed with Windows Server 2008, including the Release 2 (R2) edition. Candidates are typically responsible for day-to-day management of the server operating system and various server roles such as DHCP, DNS, file and print services, directory services, and software distribution. This course may also be considered in combination with other exam preparation materials for candidates wishing to prepare for MCTS and MCITP certification in Windows Server 2008.

Other candidates for this course include IT Pros with skills within other IT areas or operating systems who wish to gain an insight into Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Deploying Windows Server 2008 Training (M6418)Related Courses:

Duration: 3 days

What You Will Learn:

Describe Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration options, and select an appropriate volume-licensing option for Windows Server 2008 R2.
Deploy and configure a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core installation.
Implement various Windows Server deployment technologies.
Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Windows Deployment Services (WDS).
Implement Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 deployments with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010).
Migrate earlier versions of Active Directory directory service to AD DS.
Migrate file and print, and Web servers to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Migrate remote infrastructure servers to support branch offices.
Virtualize workloads by migrating physical servers to guests in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

Course Content:

Module 1: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
This module describes the installation options and requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Planning Windows Server 2008 R2 Installations
Lesson 2: Performing a Windows Server 2008 R2 Installation
Lesson 3: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Following Installation
Lesson 4: Automating Server Activation Using Microsoft Volume Activation

Lab: Planning to Install Windows Server 2008 R2

Exercise: Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP)Toolkit

Lab: Installing Windows Server and Configuring Post-Installation Settings

Exercise 1: Installing Windows Server 2008 R2
Exercise 2: Configuring Server Core
Exercise 3: Enabling Remote Management

Lab: Managing Roles and Features

Exercise 1: Adding the DNS and DHCP Server Roles
Exercise 2: Managing Server Core

Lab: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Licensing

Exercise: Planning Volume Activation

Module 2: Implementing Deployment Technologies
This module describes the various deployment technologies available for use with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

Lessons

Lesson 1: Selecting a Deployment Strategy
Lesson 2: Using the Windows Automated Installation Kit
Lesson 3: Working with Images
Lesson 4: Working with Unattended Answer Files

Lab: Deploying Windows Server 2008 with an Answer File

Exercise 1: Verifying the Configuration of WAIK
Exercise 2: Creating an Answer File

Module 3: Using Windows Deployment Services
This module explains how to create and deploy custom system images by using Windows Deployment Services and images.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Overview of Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Lesson 2: Implementing Deployment with WD
Lesson 3: Maintaining Images

Lab: Using WDS to Deploy Windows Server

Exercise 1: Installing and configuring WDS
Exercise 2: Creating Operating System Images with WDS
Exercise 3: Using an Unattended File with WDS
Exercise 4: Configuring Custom Computer Naming for Large-Scale Deployments
Exercise 5: Deploying Images with WDS

Module 4: Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
This module explains how to deploy and create custom system images for common server configurations by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lesson 2: Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lesson 3: Maintaining Images with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Lab: Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Exercise 1: Installing MDT 2010
Exercise 2: Configuring MDT 2010
Exercise 3: Creating an MDT 2010 Build
Exercise 4: Creating Deployment Points
Exercise 5: Performing a Lite-Touch Deployment

Module 5: Migrating Active Directory Directory Service
This module explains how to upgrade and migrate Active Directory directory service from Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Overview of Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
Lesson 2: Upgrading Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 R2

Lab: Migrating Active Directory

Exercise 1: Preparing the Existing Forest
Exercise 2: Deploying a Windows Server 2008 R2 DC
Exercise 3: Removing Legacy Domain Controllers
Exercise 4: Enabling New Active Directory Features

Module 6: Migrating File, Print, and Web Services
This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating file and print servers from Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2. This module also includes guidance for upgrading and migrating application and Web servers from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Introducing the Windows Server Migration Tools
Lesson 2: Migrating File and Print Servers
Lesson 3: Migrating Web and Application Servers

Lab: Migrating Windows Server 2003 File and Print Services

Exercise 1: Installing and Configuring the File and Print Server Roles
Exercise 2: Enabling Windows Server Migration Tools
Exercise 3: Migrating File and Print Services
Exercise 4: Verifying the migration of file and print services

Module 7: Deploying Branch Office and Remote Access Services
This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating branch offices and Remote Access Services to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
Lesson 2: Implementing Remote Infrastructure

Lab: Deploying an RODC to a Branch Office

Exercise 1: Enabling the Forest to Support RODC Deployment
Exercise 2: Deploying the RODC Role on Server Core
Exercise 3: Creating the Branch Office Site
Exercise 4: Securing the RODC

Lab: Implementing Branch Cache

Exercise 1: Configuring BranchCache on a Server
Exercise 2: Configuring Client-Side BranchCache Settings
Exercise 3: Verify BranchCache Functionality

Module 8: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines
This module provides guidance for migrating existing workloads to a virtual machine environment using the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V role.

Lessons

Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Lesson 2: Installing Hyper-V
Lesson 3: Migrating workloads to Hyper-V

Lab: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines

Exercise 1: Planning to Migrate Workloads
Exercise 2: Deploying the Hyper-V Role
Exercise 3: Creating Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, and Virtual Hard Disks

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