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Windows Admin

Windows Server 2008 provides administrators with powerful and flexible tools to overcome administrative challenges to their infrastructure. A Windows Server Admin must provide backup strategies, must perform Operating System patching/upgrades, monitor or alert configuration, configure data and provide security to the data

Benefits of the Program

This course, will help you gain the practical experience to administer, troubleshoot and secure a Windows Server 2008 environment. Additionally, this course will help you prepare for certain Microsoft professional certifications.

Topic List

This course on Windows Admin will guide you from the basics and you'll gain hands-on experience through various case studies. Syncomint provides you Classroom Training as well as Live Virtual Training.

Course Content
[formac-acc title="Lesson 1: Windows Server 2008 Administration"]Developing an effective administrative strategy, Tools, techniques and best practices[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 2: Building Blocks of Server Management"]Introduction, History, Features, Usage and applications[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 3: Implementing role-based server administration"]Analyzing available server roles, Remotely configuring features to maximize functionality[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 4: Leveraging fundamental tools and components"]Controlling resources with Server Manager, Performing common administrative tasks with PowerShell[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 5: Securing Windows Server 2008"]History, Features, Server Core, Improved Technologies, Revised Servers[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 6: Hardening your server"]Reducing the attack surface, Baselining your server with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 7: Implementing Group Policies for security"]Generating custom templates with Security Configuration Wizard (SCW), Building security templates with the Security Configuration and Analysis tool, Integrating local and AD policies Tracking internal access, Achieving your security goals with selective auditing, Centralizing the audit management process Reducing vulnerabilities with Server Core, Managing Server Core from the command line, Minimizing exploitable components Patch Management Implementation[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 8: Developing a strategy for patch management"]Taking inventory and documenting the existing environment, Deploying service packs and hotfixes[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 9: Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)"]Managing the WSUS catalog and configuring components, Authorizing and distributing patches to clients[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 10: Maintaining a High-Availability Environment"]Percentage calculation, Measurement and interpretation, Closely related concepts, System design for high availability, Reasons for unavailability, Costs of unavailability[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 11: Building fault-tolerant servers"]Maximizing resource utilization with Hyper-V, Enabling failover clustering to ensure business continuity[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 12: Replicating with the Distributed File System (DFS)"]Transferring data with DFS Replication (DFSR) service, Optimizing and troubleshooting replication[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 13: Virtualizing servers to extend uptime"]Selecting the appropriate virtualization model, Best practices for architecting your virtual environment[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 14: Disaster recovery methods and tools"]Repairing the server with imaging technologies, Full server backup with scripts and scheduled tasks[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 15: Maximizing Performance and Increasing Responsiveness"]Diagnosing system performance problems, Tracing performance problems[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 16: Diagnosing system performance problems"]Leveraging Reliability and Performance Monitor, Identifying the essential system counters, Optimizing servers with Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM)[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 17: Tracing performance problems"]Isolating the causes of performance problems, Locating and solving bottlenecks[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 18: Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008"]Product Evaluation, Getting Started, Operations, Troubleshooting and Support[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 19: Resolving issues with diagnostic tools"]Shutdown Event Tracker, BCDEDIT[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 20: Repairing the Registry"]Rooting out problems, Backing up and restoring[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 21: Coping with driver failures"]Revealing and uninstalling phantom devices, Demystifying and recovering from common failures[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 22: Solving boot configuration problems"]Identifying critical boot components, Fixing partition tables and the boot[/formac-acc] [formac-acc title="Lesson 23: configuration data store"]Shutdown Event Tracker BCDEDIT[/formac-acc]

ClassRoom Schedule

Classroom Training - 10 Days

Day 1

11AM-5PM
Windows Server 2008 Administration
  • Developing an effective administrative strategy
  • Tools, techniques and best practices
Building Blocks of Server Management
  • Introduction
  • History
  • Features
  • Usage and applications
Implementing role-based server administration
  • Analyzing available server roles
  • Remotely configuring features to maximize functionality

Day 2

11AM-5PM
Leveraging fundamental tools and components
  • Controlling resources with Server Manager
  • Performing common administrative tasks with PowerShell
Securing Windows Server 2008
  • History
  • Features
  • Server Core
  • Improved Technologies
  • Revised Servers
Hardening your server
  • Reducing the attack surface
  • Baselining your server with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

Day 3

11AM-5PM
Implementing Group Policies for security
  • Generating custom templates with Security Configuration Wizard (SCW)
  • Building security templates with the Security Configuration and Analysis too
  • Integrating local and AD policies Tracking internal access
  • Achieving your security goals with selective auditing
  • Centralizing the audit management process Reducing vulnerabilities with Server Core
  • Managing Server Core from the command line
  • Minimizing exploitable components Patch Management Implementation

Day 4

11AM-5PM
Developing a strategy for patch management
  • Taking inventory and documenting the existing environment
  • Deploying service packs and hotfixes
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Managing the WSUS catalog and configuring components
  • Authorizing and distributing patches to clients

Day 5

11AM-5PM
Maintaining a High-Availability Environment
  • Percentage calculation
  • Measurement and interpretation
  • Closely related concepts
  • System design for high availability
  • Reasons for unavailability
  • Costs of unavailability
Building fault-tolerant servers
  • Maximizing resource utilization with Hyper-V
  • Enabling failover clustering to ensure business continuity
Replicating with the Distributed File System(DFS)
  • Transferring data with DFS Replication (DFSR) service
  • Optimizing and troubleshooting replication

Day 6

11AM-5PM
Virtualizing servers to extend uptime
  • Selecting the appropriate virtualization model
  • Best practices for architecting your virtual environment
Disaster recovery methods and tools
  • Repairing the server with imaging technologies
  • Full server backup with scripts and scheduled tasks

Day 7

11AM-5PM
Maximizing Performance and Increasing Responsiveness
  • Diagonisng system performance
  • Tracing performance problems
Diagnosing system performance problems
  • Leveraging Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Identifying the essential system counters
  • Optimizing servers with Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM)
Tracing performance problems
  • Isolating the causes of performance problems
  • Locating and solving bottlenecks

Day 8

11AM-5PM
Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008
  • Product Evaluation
  • Getting Started
  • Operations
  • Troubleshooting and Support
Resolving issues with diagnostic tools
  • Shutdown Event Tracker
  • BCDEDIT

Day 9

11AM-5PM
Repairing the Registry
  • Rooting out problems
  • Backing up and restoring
Coping with driver failures
  • Revealing and uninstalling phantom devices
  • Demystifying and recovering from common failures

Day 10

11AM-5PM
Solving boot configuration problems
  • Identifying critical boot components
  • Fixing partition tables and the boot
configuration data store
  • Shutdown Event Tracker BCDEDIT

Live Virtual Class Schedule

Virtual Training - 5 Days

Day 1

8AM-12PM && 1PM-5PM
Windows Server 2008 Administration
  • Developing an effective administrative strategy
  • Tools, techniques and best practices
Building Blocks of Server Management
  • Introduction
  • History
  • Features
  • Usage and applications
Implementing role-based server administration
  • Analyzing available server roles
  • Remotely configuring features to maximize functionality
Leveraging fundamental tools and components
  • Controlling resources with Server Manager
  • Performing common administrative tasks with PowerShell
Securing Windows Server 2008
  • History
  • Features
  • Server Core
  • Improved Technologies
  • Revised Servers
Hardening your server
  • Reducing the attack surface
  • Baselining your server with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA)

Day 2

8AM-12PM && 1PM-5PM
Implementing Group Policies for security
  • Generating custom templates with Security Configuration Wizard (SCW)
  • Building security templates with the Security Configuration and Analysis too
  • Integrating local and AD policies Tracking internal access
  • Achieving your security goals with selective auditing
  • Centralizing the audit management process Reducing vulnerabilities with Server Core
  • Managing Server Core from the command line
  • Minimizing exploitable components Patch Management Implementation
Developing a strategy for patch management
  • Taking inventory and documenting the existing environment
  • Deploying service packs and hotfixes
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Managing the WSUS catalog and configuring components
  • Authorizing and distributing patches to clients

Day 3

8AM-12PM && 1PM-5PM
Maintaining a High-Availability Environment Building fault-tolerant servers
  • Maximizing resource utilization with Hyper-V
  • Enabling failover clustering to ensure business continuity
Replicating with the Distributed File System(DFS)
  • Transferring data with DFS Replication (DFSR) service
  • Optimizing and troubleshooting replication
Virtualizing servers to extend uptime
  • Selecting the appropriate virtualization model
  • Best practices for architecting your virtual environment
Disaster recovery methods and tools
  • Repairing the server with imaging technologies
  • Full server backup with scripts and scheduled tasks

Day 4

8AM-12PM && 1PM-5PM
Maximizing Performance and Increasing Responsiveness Diagnosing system performance problems
  • Leveraging Reliability and Performance Monitor
  • Identifying the essential system counters
  • Optimizing servers with Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM)
Tracing performance problems
  • Isolating the causes of performance problems
  • Locating and solving bottlenecks
Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Resolving issues with diagnostic tools
  • Shutdown Event Tracker
  • BCDEDIT

Day 5

8AM-12PM && 1PM-5PM
Repairing the Registry
  • Rooting out problems
  • Backing up and restoring
Coping with driver failures
  • Revealing and uninstalling phantom devices
  • Demystifying and recovering from common failures
Solving boot configuration problems
  • Identifying critical boot components
  • Fixing partition tables and the boot configuration data store
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