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AWS Directory Service Training Course Outline

Module 1: AWS Directory Service

  • Introduction to AWS Directory Service
  • AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory Editions
    • Standard Edition
    • Enterprise Edition

Module 2: Setting Up AWS Directory Service

  • Sign Up for an AWS Account
  • Create an IAM User

Module 3: AWS Managed Microsoft AD

  • Get Started with AWS Managed AD
    • AWS Managed Microsoft AD Prerequisites
    • Create AWS Managed Microsoft AD Directory
  • Key Concept
    • Active Directory Schema
    • Patching and Maintenance
    • Group Managed Service Accounts
    • Kerberos Constrained Delegation
  • Security, Monitoring and Managing AWS Managed Microsoft AD
    • How to Secure and Monitor Directory?
    • Share Directory
    • Join an EC2 Instance to Directory
    • Manage Users and Groups
    • Connect to Your Existing AD Infrastructure
    • Maintain Directory and Grant Access to AWS Resources
    • Enable Access to AWS Application and Services and Management Console
    • Deploy Additional Domain Controllers
    • Application Compatibility Policy for AWS Managed Microsoft AD
  • Troubleshooting AWS Managed Microsoft AD
    • DNS Troubleshooting and Linux Domain Join Errors
    • Unable to Read Import File
    • Syntax Error and Attribute or Value Exists
    • Trust Creation Status Reasons
    • General Tool for Testing Trusts

Module 4: Active Directory Connector

  • AD Connector Prerequisites
  • Create an AD Connector
  • Secure and Monitor AD Connector Directory
  • Join an EC2 Instance to AD Connector
  • Maintain AD Connector
  • Update DNS for AD Connector
  • Application Compatibility Policy for AD Connector
  • Troubleshooting AD Connector

Module 5: IAM Authentication and Access Control

  • Managing Access Permissions
  • Identity-Based Policies (IAM Policies)
  • Active Directory Service API Permissions Reference

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Who should attend this AWS Directory Service Training Course?

The AWS Directory Service Training Course is designed for individuals interested in mastering the usage of Amazon Web Services Directory Service for managing and securing directory-based identities and resources. This AWS Certification Course can be beneficial to various professionals, including:

  • Systems Administrators
  • Cloud Engineers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Security Engineers
  • Application Developers
  • IT Managers
  • Business Analysts

Prerequisites of the AWS Directory Service Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the AWS Directory Service Training Course. However, a basic understanding of directory services and cloud computing would be beneficial to delegates.

AWS Directory Service Training Course Overview

A deep understanding of AWS Directory Service is paramount. This course empowers professionals with the expertise needed to configure and effectively manage directory services, ensuring smooth authentication and authorisation processes and bolstering the overall security of AWS infrastructure.

Proficiency in AWS Directory Service is essential for AWS-certified Cloud Architects, System Administrators, and IT Professionals responsible for managing AWS environments. AWS Directory Service is pivotal in ensuring secure access management and compliance, empowering businesses to utilise AWS securely and efficiently. AWS Certifications like this further emphasise the importance of mastering AWS Directory Service for these roles.

This 2-day intensive training session focused on AWS Directory Services, provides delegates with in-depth knowledge and practical skills for setting up, configuring, and managing directory services on the AWS platform. By the end of the training, attendees will be proficient in implementing identity and access solutions, optimising resource usage, and enhancing security within their AWS infrastructure.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of AWS Directory Service
  • To configure and manage AWS Managed Microsoft AD
  • To implement Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for enhanced security
  • To integrate AWS applications with directory services
  • To troubleshoot common directory service issues
  • To optimise AWS resource utilisation
  • To enhance access control and authorisation

After completing this course, delegates will be well-equipped to harness the full potential of AWS Directory Service. They can confidently implement secure and efficient identity and access management solutions, adding value to their organisations and ensuring the integrity of AWS environments. Delegates can expand their AWS skills with The Knowledge Academy’s wide range of AWS Courses.

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What’s included in this AWS Directory Service Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • AWS Directory Service Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's AWS Directory Service Training in Montreal, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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AWS Directory Service Training in Montreal FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
This course is for IT Professionals who want to learn about AWS Technologies.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for AWS Directory Service Training certification in Montreal starts from CAD4295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for AWS Directory Service Training.
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