70-647: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Administration eLearning


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Course Description:

The 70-647: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Administration online training course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan and deploy networking technologies associated with a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 network infrastructure. This online training course also includes networking services, application deployment, Terminal Services, Virtualization, and Active Directory.


Exam Number: 70-647







Course Outline

Chapter 1: Designing a Complex Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure

Overview of Design Models
Designing a Forest Structure
Designing an Active Directory Domain Structure
Overview of Forest and Domain Trust Models
Overview of Physical Requirements and Physical Topology
Overview of Site and Replication Topology
Choosing Server Roles

Chapter 2: Planning Naming Conventions, Networking, and Access Principles

Network Addressing
Naming Conventions for Windows Server 2008
Planning for Network Access

Chapter 3: Planning for Forestwide and Domainwide Upgrades with Server 2008

The Essence of Migration
Using the Active Directory Migration Tool
Using Caution with Migration
Migrating Objects
Options with the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT)
Migrating User Accounts
Migrating Computer Accounts
Cross-forest Authentication
Planning for Upgrades in an Existing Forest

Chapter 4: Planning for Terminal Services and Application Virtualization

Reviewing Terminal Services’ Roles
Terminal Services Server Load
Terminal Services Licensing
Terminal Services Gateway
Terminal Services Session Broker
Terminal Services Web Access
Terminal Services Group Policy Options and Changes
Terminal Services Maintenance and Error Recovery
Application Virtualization
Scaling an Enterprise with Application Virtualization

Chapter 5: Designing an Effective Administration Model

Object Essentials
OU Design Requirements
Groups in Active Directory
Group Scope
Planning for Groups
Planning Delegation
Using the Security Configuration Wizard for Compliance Auditing

Chapter 6: Planning and Designing Group Policy

Understanding Group Policy Scope
Applying Group Policy
Understanding Loopback Processing
Understanding Group Policy Security Filtering
Planning Group Policy
Working with the Default Domain Policy and Domain Controllers
Delegating Group Policy Administration
Exploring New Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Features
Configuring Automatic Updates with Group Policy
Restricting Group Membership with Group Policy
Controlling User Installation of Devices
Searching GPOs
Using the Group Policy Modeling Tool

Chapter 7: Administering Security in an Enterprise-Level Infrastructure

Enterprise Security Concerns
Using Windows Server 2008 PKI Additions in a Legacy Environment
Designing a Certificate Authority Hierarchy
Modeling Your Structure
Following the Administrative Structure
Following an Independent Structure
Design Factors
Using Certificate-Monitoring Tools
Reasons for a PKI
Components of the Public Key Infrastructure
Certificate Authority Roles
Using the Online Certificate Status Protocol
OCSP Components
Working with Certificate Templates
Using Cryptography Next Generation
Managing External Clients
Enrollment Strategies
Types of Enrollment
Enrollment Agents and Restricted Enrollment Agents
The Network Device Enrollment Service
Virtual Private Networks and Security

Chapter 8: Planning for Business Continuity and Backup

Introducing RAID
Introducing the Distributed File System
Introducing Failover Clustering
Introducing Quorums
Introducing Network Load Balancing
Using Windows Server Backup Tools
Introducing the Encrypting File System
Introducing Windows BitLocker
Recovering Active Directory Domains Services
Introducing Windows Recovery Environment
Using Windows Recovery
Using Volume Shadow Copy
Using Server Core
Introducing Active Directory Rights

Chapter 9: Designing a Windows Update Strategy for the Enterprise

Establishing a Security Baseline
The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Tool
System and Environment Health Models
Planning and Implementing Windows
WSUS Options
Overview of System Center Essentials 2007
Overview of System Center Configuration Manager 2007
Overview of Windows Update
Real-World Update Practices
Update Compliance

Chapter 10: Using Virtualization to Increase Productivity and Facilitate Consolidation

Introducing Virtualization
The Different Types of Virtualization
Introducing Server Consolidation
Understanding Virtualized Machine Components
Network Setups with All Types of Virtual Machines
Virtual Networks
Multiple Network Interface Cards with Virtual Networks
Installing Hyper-V
Introducing iSCSI
Windows Vista x64 Hyper-V Management Server Core and Virtualization
Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007
Using Virtual Server 2005 R2

Skills Learned

Describe key components of network infrastructure design.
Describe how to design a secure network.
Design a plan for allocating IP addresses to workstations and servers.
Design a network topology.
Describe the internal considerations for network security and how they can be addressed.
Design an appropriate name resolution system that incorporates Domain Name System (DNS).
Optimize a name resolution system that incorporates DNS and Windows Internet Name Service (WINS).
Design a solution for network access.
Design a Network Access Protection (NAP) solution.
Design a solution for operating system deployment and maintenance.
Design the deployment of file services.
Design print services in Windows Server 2008.
Design high availability for applications and services.

Who Should Attend This Course

The primary audience for this online training course is IT professionals, including Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Administrators interested in becoming a Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator who focuses on network solutions.


Attended the Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Services online training course or have equivalent knowledge and concepts.
Attended the Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Network Infrastructure Services online training course or have equivalent knowledge and concepts.
Attended the Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Application Platform Services online training course or have equivalent knowledge and concepts.
Windows Vista TS level of knowledge and experience.
Intermediate understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, name resolution, and connection methods.
Intermediate understanding of security best practices for authentication and file permissions.
Intermediate understanding of server and network hardware.


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