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6425B: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

6425B: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This five-day instructor-led course provides to teach Active Directory Technology Specialists with the knowledge and skills to configure Active Directory Domain Services in a distributed environment, implement Group Policies, perform backup and restore, and monitor and troubleshoot Active Directory related issues.

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Intended Audience for this 6425B: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Course

  • » The primary audience for this course are AD Technology Specialists, Server Administrators, and Enterprise Administrators who want to learn how to implement AD in a distributed environment, secure domains using Group Policies, and perform backup, restore, and monitor and troubleshoot AD configuration to ensure trouble free operation.

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6425B: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Course Objectives

  • » After completing this course, students will be able to implement and configure Active Directory domain services in their enterprise environment.

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6425B: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Course Outline

    1. Module 1: Introducing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
      1. Introducing Active Directory, Identity, and access
      2. Active Directory Components and Concepts
      3. Install Active Directory Domain Services
      4. Extend IDA with Active Directory Services
    2. Module 2: Secure and Efficient Administration of Active Directory
      1. Work with Active Directory Snap-ins
      2. Custom Consoles and Least Privilege
      3. Find Objects in Active Directory
      4. Use DS Commands to Administer Active Directory
    3. Module 3: Manage Users
      1. Create and Administer User Accounts
      2. Configure User Object Attributes
      3. Automate User Account Creation
    4. Module 4: Manage Groups
      1. Manage an Enterprise with Groups
      2. Administer Groups
      3. Best Practices for Group Management
    5. Module 5: Support Computer Accounts
      1. Create Computers and Join the Domain
      2. Administer Computer Objects and Accounts
    6. Module 6: Implement a Group Policy Infrastructure
      1. Understand Group Policy
      2. Implement a Group Policy
      3. Explore Group Policy Settings and Features
      4. Manage Group Policy Scope
      5. Group Policy Processing
      6. Troubleshoot Policy Application
    7. Module 7: Manage Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings
      1. Delegate the Support of Computers
      2. Manage Security Settings
      3. Manage software with GPSI
      4. Auditing
    8. Module 8: Secure Administration
      1. Delegate Administrative Permissions
      2. Audit Active Directory Changes
    9. Module 9: Improve the Security of Authentication in an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Domain
      1. Configure Password and Lockout Policies
      2. Audit Authentication
      3. Configure Read-Only Domain Controllers
    10. Module 10: Configure Domain Name System (DNS)
      1. Review DNS Concepts, Components, and Processes
      2. Install and Configure DNS Server in an AD DS Domain
      3. AD DS,DNS, and Windows
      4. Advanced DNS Configuration and Administration
    11. Module 11: Administer Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Domain Controllers
      1. Domain Controller Installation Options
      2. Install a Server Core DC
      3. Manage Operations Masters
      4. Configure DFS Replication of SYSVOL
    12. Module 12: Manage Sites and Active Directory Replication
      1. Configure Sites and Subnets
      2. Configure the Global Catalog and Application Partitions
      3. Configure Replication
    13. Module 13: Directory Service Continuity
      1. Monitor Active Directory
      2. Manage the Active Directory Database
      3. Back Up and Restore AD DS and Domain Controllers
    14. Module 14: Manage Multiple Domains and Forests
      1. Configure Domain and Forest Functional Levels
      2. Manage Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships

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    Course Prerequisites for 6425B: Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services

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    Skills Assessment

    We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

    Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

    1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
    2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
    3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
    This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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    Benefit of taking this training at NetCom Learning

    As a recognition for training excellence, NetCom Learning was chosen by Microsoft as the 2013 Learning Partner finalist and 2007 Worldwide Learning Solutions Partner of the Year out of more than 1400 training companies globally.

    In addition, we have won numerous other training awards for quality and customer satisfaction by CompTIA, EC-Council and other vendors. We are simply passionate about learning and achieving the highest customer satisfaction in your learning experience! See our list of awards.

    Why choose Training at NetCom Learning?

    NetCom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), Cisco Learning Partner, CompTIA Platinum Partner, EC-Council Accredited Training Center, Adobe Authorized Training Center, Autodesk Authorized Training Center and many others. We are proud to offer the highest quality, authorized training solutions from our many partners for our customers.

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    For any reason, you can attend the same class again within a period of one year, if it is still being offered and has availability. To attend, simply retain your course materials. You will need to pay for optional travel. If the courseware has changed, purchasing the latest course materials is recommended. CAP would not apply if the class you want to re-attend is for a different certification or updated version.

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    Award winning, world-class Instructors

    Carmille A.
    - Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
    Charles W.
    - Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
    - Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
    - Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


    Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

    Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
    Emilio G.
    - Vastly experienced working within multinational environments and capable of connecting to different audiences - In-depth expertise in the implementation, troubleshooting and documentation of networks and security systems, with strong "hands on" technical knowledge of CISSP, CEH and CHFI. - Master of Science in Electronics Engineering, and holder of several technical certifications. - Highly-skilled in diverse fields ranging from Security, Computer Forensics, Networking, Routing Protocols, Programming, Databases and Applications to name a few. Bio: With over 25 years of technical experience, Emilio brings a dynamic set of skills supported by a Masters Degree in Electronics Engineering and on-the-field experience working in multinational environments. He also holds more than 12 Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft certifications. Although he is well versed and thorough in multiple technological fields, his technical forte lies in the security domain, specifically CISSP, CEH and CHFI. Emilio's skills have evolved over time, studying closely and constantly staying well informed of the growing cyber threats. These are just some of the few reasons why Emilio brings to his classes more than just what's in the books.
    Enayat M.
    - Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and holder of several Cisco, CompTIA and Microsoft certifications. - Experienced instructor working in the field since 1999 and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning since 2006. - Worked as Technical Support at Solomon Smith Barney/Citibank. Bio: Enayat Meer has a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and holds numerous certifications such as A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, MCT, and MCTS to name a few. He is an experienced trainer, and has served as an A+, NT4.0, Window 2000 and Windows 2003 instructor in a variety of New York schools since 1999. Since that time, he has also provided technical support at Solomon Smith Barney/Citibank in its private banking and global assets management group. Enayat has trained over 800 students at NetCom Learning. He has been a Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning since 2006 and his hands-on project expertise is an invaluable addition to NetCom Learning's classroom instruction, helping to bring theoretical topics to life.

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    Oct 29 2014
    The price is great, the ability to reschedule or retake a class without issue is a plus.
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    » Microsoft Windows Server 2008

    Apr 28 2014
    Online labs and books were easily accessible and updated periodically. Instructor was helpful and willing to stay after hours to answer more questions. He was very knowledgeable and helped the class understand topics more in depth.

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