Course 40365A Windows Server Administration Fundamentals




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Server fundamentals such as managing Windows Servers (including virtualization) and storage, along with monitoring and troubleshooting servers are included. It also covers such topics as essential naming, directory, and print services. Students also learn of popular Windows Network Services and Applications.

Audience Profile

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is Microsoft’s newest suite of technology certification exams that validate fundamental knowledge needed to begin building a career using Microsoft technologies. This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand Server Installation
  • Understand Server Roles
  • Understand Active Directory
  • Understand Storage
  • Understand Server Performance Management
  • Understand Server Performance Management

Exam Code

  • 98-365


Program

Module 1: Server Overview

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Understanding What a Server Does.

Installing Windows Server 2008 RS.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Module 2: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Performing Initial Configuration Tasks.

Using the Control Panel.

Configuring IP Address Settings.

Managing Devices and Device Drivers.

Using Microsoft Management Console and Administrative Tools.

Installing Programs, Roles, and Features.

Managing Services.

Understanding the Registry.

Managing Server Core.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Module 3: Managing Storage

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Identifying Storage Technologies.

Looking at Network Attached Storage and Storage Area Networks.

Understanding Disk Structure.

Using Disk Management Tools.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Module 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers.

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Managing Information Technology.

Introducing Troubleshooting Methodology.

Booting the System.

Understanding Performance.

Introducing Business Continuity.

Understanding Backups.

Performing Server Repair.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Module 5: Essential Services

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Naming Resolution.

DHCP Services.

Introducing Directory Services with Active Directory.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Module 6: File and Print Services

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Introducing NTFS.

Sharing Drives and Folders.

Looking at Printers.

Enabling Auditing.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Module 7: Popular Windows Network Services and Applications.

Objective Domain Matrix.

Key Terms.

Introducing the Web Server.

Understanding Remote Access.

Introducing Remote Administration.

Understanding Server Virtualization.

Skill Summary.

Knowledge Assessment.

Workplace Ready.

Appendix A.

Appendix B.

Index.