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6425 Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services
Traditional Instructor Led Learning - 5.00 Day(s)
Online Live - 5.00 Sessions
Mentored Learning - Flexible
This course provides in-depth training on implementing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments.
Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for Active Directory Technology Specialists, Server and Enterprise Administrators who want to learn how to implement Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 environments. Those attending would be interested in learning how to secure domains by using Group Policies, back up, restore, monitor, and troubleshoot configuration to ensure trouble-free operation of Active Directory Domain Services.
Those intending to take the 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.
At Course Completion:
After completing this course students will be able to configure AD DS in their Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2008 R2 environments. Students will also be able to:
- Describe the features and functionality of Active Directory Domain Services.
- Perform secure and efficient administration of Active Directory.
- Manage users and service accounts.
- Manage groups.
- Manage computer accounts.
- Implement a Group Policy infrastructure.
- Manage User Desktops with Group Policy.
- Manage enterprise security and configuration by using Group Policy settings.
- Secure administration.
- Improve the security of authentication in an AD DS Domain.
- Configure Domain Name System.
- Administer AD DS domain controllers.
- Manage sites and Active Directory Replication.
- Monitor, maintain and back up directory Service to ensure Directory Service continuity.
- Manage multiple domains and forests.
Before attending this course, students must have:
•Basic understanding of networking
•Intermediate understanding of network operating systems
•An awareness of security best practices
•Basic knowledge of server hardware
•Some experience creating objects in Active Directory
•Basic concepts of backup and recovery in a Windows Server environment
•A good knowledge of Windows Client operating systems such as Windows Vista or Windows 7|
Lesson 1: Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)|
|Overview of Active Directory, Identity, and Access
Active Directory Components and Concepts
Install Active Directory Domain Services
Lab : Install an AD DS DC to Create a Single Domain Forest
Lesson 2: Administering Active Directory Securely and Efficiently|
|Work with Active Directory Administration Tools
Custom Consoles and Least Privilege
Find Objects in Active Directory
Use Windows PowerShell to Administer Active Directory
Lab : Administer Active Directory Using Administrative Tools
Lab : Find Objects in Active Directory
Lab : Use Windows PowerShell to Administer Active Directory
Lesson 3: Managing Users and Service Accounts|
|Create and Administer User Accounts
Configure User Object Attributes
Automate User Account Creation
Create and Configure Managed Service Accounts
Lab : Create and Administer User Accounts
Lab : Configure User Object Attributes
Lab : Automate User Account Creation
Lab : Create and Administer Managed Service Accounts
Lesson 4: Managing Groups|
|Overview of Groups
Best Practices for Group Management
Lab : Administer Groups
Lab : Best Practices for Group Management
Lesson 5: Managing Computer Accounts|
|Create Computers and Join the Domain
Administer Computer Objects and Accounts
Perform an Offline Domain Join
Lab : Create Computers and Join the Domain
Lab : Administer Computer Objects and Accounts
Lab : Perform an Office Domain Join
Lesson 6: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure|
|Understand Group Policy
Manage Group Policy Scope
Group Policy Processing
Troubleshoot Policy Application
Lab : Implement Group Policy
Lab : Manage Group Policy Scope
Lab : Troubleshoot Policy Application
Lesson 7: Managing User Desktop with Group Policy|
|Implement Administrative Templates
Configure Group Policy Preferences
Manage Software with GPSI
Lab : Manage Administrative Templates and Central Store
Lab : Manage Group Policy Preferences
Lab : Manage Software with GPSI
Lesson 8: Managing Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings|
|Manage Group Membership by Using Group Policy Settings
Manage Security Settings
Software Restriction Policy and Applocker
Lab : Using Group Policy to Manage Group Membership
Lab : Manage Security Settings
Lab : Audit File System Access
Lab : Configure Application Control Policies
Lesson 9: Securing Administration|
|Delegate Administrative Permissions
Audit Active Directory Administration
Lab : Delegate Administration
Lab : Audit Active Directory Changes
Lesson 10: Improving the Security of Authentication in an AD DS Domain|
|Configure Password and Lockout Policies
Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers
Lab : Configure Password and Account Lockout Policies
Lab : Audit Authentication
Lab : Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers
Lesson 11: Configuring Domain Name System|
|Install and Configure DNS in an AD DS Domain
Integration of AD DS, DNS, and Windows
Advanced DNS Configuration and Administration
Lab : Installing the DNS Service
Lab : Advanced Configuration of DNSv
Lesson 12: Administering AD DS Domain Controllers|
|Domain Controller Installation Options
Install a Server Core Domain Controller
Manage Operations Masters
Configure Global Catalog
Configure DFS-R Replication of SYSVOL
Lab : Install Domain Controllers
Lab : Install a Server Core Domain Controller
Lab : Transfer Operations Masters Roles
Lab : Configure the Global Catalog and Universal Group Membership Caching
Lab : Configure DFS-R Replication of SYSVOL
Lesson 13: Managing Sites and Active Directory Replication|
|Configure Sites and Subnets
Lab : Configure Sites and Subnets
Lab : Configure Replication
Lesson 14: Directory Service Continuity|
|Monitor Active Directory
Manage the Active Directory Database
Active Directory Recycle Bin
Back Up and Restore AD DS and Domain Controllers
Lab : Monitor Active Directory Events and Performance
Lab : Manage the Active Directory Database
Lab : Using Active Directory Recycle Bin
Lab : Back Up and Restore Active Directory
Lesson 15: Managing Multiple Domains and Forests|
|Configure Domain and Forest Functional Levels
Manage Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships
Move Objects between Domains and Forests
Lab : Administer Trust Relationships