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M6417

Updating your Applications Infrastructure Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008

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Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server
Administrator M6417 70-649

Course Title: Updating your Applications Infrastructure

Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008

Course Code: M6417
Version: B
Level: 300
Duration: 3 Days

Course Overview

The Updating your Applications Infrastructure Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008 M6417 instructor-led training course has been designed to provide candidates with an understanding of Applications Infrastructure technologies in Windows Server 2008. This course is intended to allow individuals who already have experience with Applications Infrastructure technologies in Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to upgrade their skills to Windows Server 2008.

Target Audience

Candidates who should consider attending the M6417 Microsoft training course are IT Professionals experienced on the technologies included in Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003, and hold an MCSE or MCSA certification and/or equivalent knowledge.

Course Objectives

On successfully completing the M6417 course candidates will be able to:
  • Configure and use Windows Server as an application server with new Server Roles
  • Use new features in IIS 7.0 Application Server, including the new modular configuration system
  • Manage Web Applications with IIS 7.0
  • Troubleshoot IIS 7.0-based Web servers with automatic failed request tracing and other included features and tools
  • Plan for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 implementation in a variety of network environments
  • Configure and manage Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 from initial setup through troubleshooting and day-to-day operation
  • Use new features in Terminal Services and describe Terminal Services Licensing
  • Use and manage Terminal Services remote programmes and gateways, including troubleshooting and performance optimisation
  • Configure disk storage in Windows Server 2008

Course Prerequisites

Candidates attending the M6417 Microsoft training course should have previous on-the-job experience in planning, implementing, managing, or supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2000 or 2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure.

Candidates should also have a working knowledge of networking, for example, TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS); previously designed a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure; designed Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network and installed, configured and administered Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Microsoft Vista.

Testing and Certification

The M6417 Microsoft training course is the recommended preparation for the 70-649 TS: Upgrading Your MCSE on Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008, Technology Specialist exam.
To prepare fully for exam 70-649, candidates are recommended to attend and complete course M6416 before attempting this exam.

Course Content

Module 1: Server Roles and Initial Configuration Tasks

In this module candidates will learn about Application Server Roles, describing Application Server features in Windows Server and demonstrating initial configuration and Unix interoperability.


Lessons:
  • Application Server Roles
  • Application Server Features
  • Implement a Volume Licensing Strategy using KMS and MAK
Lab: Server Roles and Configuration Tasks
  • Perform Initial Configuration Tasks
  • Add Windows Features
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Identify and install application server roles that are integrated with Windows Server 2008
  • Identify and install Windows application server features available with Windows Server 2008
  • Implement Windows Activation 2.0

Module 2: Overview of IIS 7.0 Application Server

In this module candidates will learn about IIS 7.0 modular architecture, in which more than 40 features can be independently installed. The module also demonstrates new scripting interface features and distributed configuration files.


Lessons:
  • Review of IIS 6.0
  • Review SMTP in Windows Server 2008
  • Key Improvements in IIS 7.0
  • IIS 7.0 Configuration System
  • Adding the SMTP Feature
Lab: Introducing IIS 7.0
  • Adding the Web Server Role and Additional Services
  • Reviewing the IIS 7.0 Administration Interface
  • Add an ASP.NET Application
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Review key IIS 6.0 design elements
  • Install and configure the SMTP feature
  • Identify key improvements in IIS 7.0
  • Describe the new IIS 7.0 configuration system

Module 3: Managing Web Applications with IIS 7.0

In this module candidates will learn about several aspects of server management in IIS 7.0 and how IIS can be configured using the IIS Manager graphical user interface or using several configuration files. The module also explores the appcmd.exe command line utility as it is used for server administration.


Lessons:
  • Managing IIS 7.0
  • Using Hierarchical Configuration Settings
  • Delegating Configuration to Non-Administrator Users
Lab: Managing Web Applications with IIS 7.0
  • Using IIS 7.0 Configuration Files to Control Delegation
  • Extending the User Interface with Custom Features
  • Controlling Delegation Using Locking
  • Using IIS 7.0 to Configure SSL
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Explain management approaches for IIS 7.0
  • Use the IIS 7.0 configuration system
  • Grant non-administrative users access to IIS 7.0 configuration settings

Module 4: Troubleshooting Web Servers

In this module candidates will learn about the IIS 7.0 features for troubleshooting, including Runtime Control and Status API, Automatic Failed Request Tracing, and Trace Events.


Lessons:
  • Troubleshooting IIS 7.0
  • Using the Runtime Control and Status API
  • Using Automatic Failed Request Tracing
  • Adding Trace Events to Managed Modules
Lab: Troubleshooting Web Servers
  • Tracing Failed Requests
  • Using RSCA to View Executing Requests
  • Using Managed APIs to Access RSCA Data
  • Using Trace Events in ASPX Pages
  • Adding Trace Events to Managed Modules
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Use IIS 7.0 troubleshooting features to gather troubleshooting information
  • Use the Runtime Control and Status API
  • Use Automatic Failed Request Tracing
  • Add trace events to managed modules

Module 5: Introduction to the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Platform

In this module candidates will learn about Windows SharePoint Service 3.0, including planning for implementation and performing a new installation.


Lessons:
  • Overview of Windows SharePoint Services
  • Collaborative Technologies with WSS
  • Planning the WSS 3.0 Environment
  • Installing and Configuring WSS 3.0
Lab: Introduction to the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Platform
  • Installing and Configuring the Central Administration Site
  • Creating a Site Connection
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
  • Describe document collaboration with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
  • Plan all components of a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Deployment
  • Install and Configure Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Module 6: Configuring and Managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

In this module candidates will learn how to configure and manage Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, including creating and configuring sites and managing sites and servers.


Lessons:
  • Creating and Configuring Sites2
  • Managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Lab: Configuring and Managing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
  • Starting the Windows SharePoint Services Search Service
  • Configuring Alternate Access Mappings
  • Managing Site Settings
  • Troubleshooting WSS 3.0 Server Performance Issues
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Create and configure WSS 3.0 sites
  • Manage WSS 3.0 sites

Module 7: Configuring Terminal Services

In this module candidates will learn about how Terminal Services has been updated with Windows Server 2008, including changes to Terminal Services core. The module covers the new Terminal Services core functionality as well as Terminal Services Web Access and Terminal Services Licensing.


Lessons:
  • Terminal Services Overview
  • Terminal Services Core Functionality
  • Terminal Services Web Access
  • Terminal Services Licensing
Lab: Exploring Terminal Services
  • Installing Terminal Services
  • Remote Desktop Connection
  • Configure TS Web Access
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Describe how the components of Terminal Services work together
  • Identify new Terminal Services core features
  • Use Terminal Services Web Access
  • Describe Terminal Services Licensing

Module 8: Managing Terminal Services

In this module candidates will learn how Windows Server 2008 Remote Programmes are accessed remotely through Terminal Services and how Terminal Services Gateway can be used to help secure access to Remote Programmes. The module also describes and demonstrates how to use Terminal Services management consoles and Event Viewer as well as how to use Terminal Services with Windows System Resource Manager to optimise performance.


Lessons:
  • Terminal Services RemoteApp Programmes
  • Terminal Services Gateway
  • Managing Terminal Services
Lab: Managing Terminal Services
  • Using Terminal Services RemoteApp Programmes
  • Configuring Terminal Services Gateway
  • Managing TS Remote Programmes
  • Managing Terminal Server
  • Optimising Terminal Services Performance
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Use and manage Terminal Services RemoteApp programmes
  • Use and manage Terminal Services Gateway
  • Optimise and monitor Terminal Services

Module 9: Configuring Storage

In this module candidates will learn about managing disks as one of the tasks performed when administering a server. Candidates will need to understand the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 tools that are available to set up and manage disks and disk drives. This understanding also allows users to employ advanced features, such as creating a mounted drive and importing a foreign disk. The module covers these tasks and describes how to use the tools to manage and set up disks.


Lessons:
  • Preparing Disks
  • Managing Disk Properties
  • Managing Mounted Drives
  • Converting Disks
  • Creating Volumes
  • Creating Fault-Tolerant Volumes
Lab: Configuring Storage
  • Configure partitions and file systems
  • Configure Volumes
After completing this module, candidates will be able to:
  • Initialise and partition a disk
  • View and update disk properties
  • Manage mounted drives
  • Convert a disk from basic to dynamic and from dynamic to basic
  • Create volumes on a disk
  • Create fault-tolerant volumes
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