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Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server® 2008 Application Infrastructure Course Outline  | M6439

Module 1: Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 Applications

This module covers the storage options most commonly associated with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 instances today.  It introduces storage architectures, mediums, and protocols, guides delegates through the configuration steps for connecting iSCSI storage, and introduces the concept of VHDs as storage and boot devices.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Storage Concepts in Windows Server 2008
  • Lesson 2: Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
  • Lesson 3: Working with Virtual Hard Disks

Lab: Lab A: Configuring iSCSI Storage for Windows Server 2008

Lab: Lab B: Managing Virtual Hard Disks

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand general Storage concepts in Windows Server 2008
  • Configure iSCSI Storage for Windows Server
  • Work with Virtual Hard Disks in Windows Server 2008

 

Module 2: Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 Applications

This module covers Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2’s built-in platforms that facility high availability for business applications. These general-purpose platforms include Network Load Balancing and Windows Failover Clustering in both single-site and multiple-site configurations.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
  • Lesson 2: Implementing a Network Load Balancing Cluster
  • Lesson 3: Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
  • Lesson 4: Preparing for Failover Clustering
  • Lesson 5: Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster

Lab: Lab A: Installing and Managing an NLB Cluster

Lab: Lab B: Building a Windows Failover Cluster

Lab: Lab C: Managing a Windows Failover Cluster

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand Network Load Balancing Fundamentals
  • Implement a Network Load Balancing Cluster
  • Understand Windows Failover Cluster Fundamentals
  • Prepare for Failover Clustering
  • Implementing a Windows Failover Cluster in Windows Server 2008

 

Module 3: Configuring Remote Desktop Services

This module covers the introductory steps required to bring a single Remote Desktop Services Host server online and prepare it for remote application delivery to users. Delegates in this module will complete all aspects of the single-server configuration while preparing the environment for adding potential future servers.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Remote Desktop Services Overview
  • Lesson 2: Configuring a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
  • Lesson 3: Configuring the Remote Desktop User Experience
  • Lesson 4: Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs
  • Lesson 5: Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
  • Lesson 6: Configuring Licensing for Remote Desktop Services

Lab: Lab A: Installing and Configuring an RD Session Host Server

Lab: Lab B: Customising the User Experience

Lab: Lab C: Deploying and Connecting to Remote App programs

Lab: Lab D: Connecting Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC

Lab: Lab E: Configuring Licensing for RDS

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand Remote Desktop Services Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Configure a Remote Desktop Services Host Server
  • Configure the Remote Desktop User Experience
  • Deploy and Connect to Remote App programs
  • Connect Users to Applications with RD Web Access and RADC
  • Configure Licensing for Remote Desktop Services

 

Module 4: RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration

This module covers the extra activities and knowledge required to expand a single-RDSH server environment to one with multiple RDSH servers in a farm configuration.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Building an RDS Server Farm
  • Lesson 2: Monitoring the RDS Environment

Lab: Lab A: Building an RDS Server Farm

Lab: Lab B: Monitoring the RDS Environment

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Build an RDS Server Farm
  • Monitor and Configure the RDS Environment

 

Module 5: Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet

This module covers the additional activities that are necessary to build and secure a Remote Desktop Gateway server for the purposes of protecting RDS communication as it passes through untrusted networks such as the Internet.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
  • Lesson 2: Installing and Managing the RDG

Lab: Lab: Installing and Managing the RDG

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Remote Desktop Gateway Fundamentals
  • Install, configure, and manage the RDG

 

Module 6: IIS Web Applications

This module covers the primary use of IIS as a Web application platform. Delegates will learn to set up and maintain a Web site and application configuration based upon business and developer requirements. Although ASP.NET Web sites are commonly maintained by developers, IT professionals are typically called upon to configure the platform and assist with maintenance. This module will cover IIS 7.5 and IIS 7.0 and outline distinctions between them but will focus on IIS 7.5 as in Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: IIS Functional Overview
  • Lesson 2: Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications
  • Lesson 3: Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications

Lab: Lab A: Creating IIS Web Sites and Applications

Lab: Lab B: Managing IIS Web Sites and Applications

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how IIS Works and What it can do in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Create IIS Web Sites and Applications
  • Manage IIS Web Sites and Applications

 

Module 7: IIS FTP and SMTP Services

This module covers IIS' other major feature areas such as file transfer and email functionality. These features are commonly used to support Web sites, and this module will discuss how to properly configure these features in accordance with best practices and based upon business requirements.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Implementing and Configuring IIS FTP Sites
  • Lesson 2: Implementing and Configuring IIS SMTP Sites

Lab: Lab: Implementing FTP and SMTP

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Implement and Configure IIS FTP Sites
  • Implement and Configure IIS SMTP Sites

 

Module 8: IIS Server and SSL Management

This module focuses on IIS' security-related features, including SSL, logging, delegated permissions, remote administration, and other features. Delegates will practice a variety of scenarios that reflect common real-world business requirements.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Monitoring and Logging IIS
  • Lesson 2: Managing IIS and SSL Security
  • Lesson 3: Managing IIS Administrative Delegation and Remote Administration

Lab: Lab A: Managing IIS and SSL Security

Lab: Lab B: Configuring Remote and Delegated Administration in IIS

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Configure and Monitor IIS and the IIS Logs
  • Manage IIS and SSL Security
  • Manage IIS Administrative Delegation and Remote Administration

 

Module 9: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation

This module covers the installation and configuration of this evolution of Windows SharePoint Services. Delegates will learn to set up and configure a basic document-sharing site that meets many common organisational and project requirements. It will focus on SharePoint Foundation 2010 as implemented in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Foundation
  • Lesson 2: SharePoint Foundation Integration

Lab: Lab: Installing and Configuring SharePoint Foundation

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Install and Configure SharePoint Foundation
  • SharePoint Foundation Integration

 

Module 10: Windows Streaming Media Services

This module looks at the Media Services features of the Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platform, and introduces delegates to key concepts such as Real-Time Streaming Protocol, authentication, authorisation, and more. Delegates will learn to install and configure Media Services to support use of the system features.

Lessons

  • Lesson 1:  Installing and Configuring Streaming Media Services
  • Lesson 2:  Securing Streaming Media

Lab: Lab A: Installing and Configuring Media Services

Lab: Lab B: Configuring Media Services Content Security

After completing this module, delegates will be able to:

  • Install and Configure Streaming Media Services
  • Secure Streaming Media

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Who should attend this Microsoft Windows Server Training?

This course is intended for IT Professional technical specialists who work in the complex computing environment of a medium to large company and are responsible for the underlying Microsoft technologies that support a business application infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
 

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, delegates must have the following prerequisites:

  • Up to one year of experience managing Windows Server 2008 and/or Windows Server 2008 R2 in a medium-to-large networking environment of multiple physical locations
  • At least two years of experience configuring and managing Windows Vista or Windows 7 clients
  • Experience managing applications and network technologies in an enterprise environment, which may include network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, a firewall, Internet access, an intranet, Public Key Infrastructure, remote access, remote desktop, virtualisation, and client computer management
  • Experience managing connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to corporate resources and connecting corporate networks

Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server® 2008 Application Infrastructure Course Overview | M6439

This 3-day course introduces delegates to a series of Windows Server 2008 technologies that are used in common business scenarios, and are often the technical underpinnings for business applications. It guides delegates through the installation, configuration, management, and troubleshooting of a Windows Server 2008 technology infrastructure for a large, comprehensive business application, assisting them with the foundational knowledge required for success in supporting such technologies. It covers technologies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 including Sp1.

This course also directly supports the 70-643: TS: Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure, Configuring exam.

After completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Configuring Storage for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Applications
  • Configuring High Availability for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Applications
  • RDS in the Single-Server Configuration
  • RDS in the Multiple-Server Configuration
  • Securely Delivering RDS Applications to the Internet
  • IIS Web Applications
  • IIS FTP and SMTP Services
  • IIS Server and SSL Management
  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation
  • Windows Streaming Media Services

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Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server® 2008 Application Infrastructure Exam Information | M6439

 

What's included in this Microsoft Windows Server Training?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Before attending this course, delegates must have the following prerequisites: Up to one year of experience managing Windows Server 2008 and/or Windows Server 2008 R2 in a medium-to-large networking environment of multiple physical locations At least two years of experience configuring and managing Windows Vista or Windows 7 clients Experience managing applications and network technologies in an enterprise environment, which may include network services and resources such as messaging, databases, file and print, a firewall, Internet access, an intranet, Public Key Infrastructure, remote access, remote desktop, virtualisation, and client computer management Experience managing connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to corporate resources and connecting corporate networks
This course is intended for IT Professional technical specialists who work in the complex computing environment of a medium to large company and are responsible for the underlying Microsoft technologies that support a business application infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
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 3 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 price for Retired: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server® 2008 Application Infrastructure M6439 certification in the United States starts from $3195
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