MTA 98-365: Windows Server Admin. Fundamentals

NR Computer Learning Center (NRCLC) offers hands-on training to help students understand Server Installation, Server Roles, Active Directory, Storage, Server Performance Management, and Server Maintenance. This course will help students prepare for MTA 98-365.

Technology

Windows Server 2008

Topic

  • Understand server installation
  • Understand device drivers & troubleshootin
  • Understand Plug & Play, IRQ, interrupts, driver signing
  • Understand what services are
  • Understand different statuses of a service
  • Understand recovery options
  • Delayed startup,run As settings for a service
  • Stopping or pausing a service; service accounts
  • Understand server installation options
  • Choosing correct OS version & partitioning
  • Using F8 options, server core vs. full
  • Understand various installation
  • interactive, unattended, automated using WDS installation
  • upgrade vs. clean install
  • firmware updates including BIOS
  • Installing devices and their drivers
  • Server Core installation option getting started guide
  • Installing Windows Server 2008 R2, Understanding server roles
  • Identify application servers, Mail servers,
  • Identify database servers, collaboration servers,
  • Identify monitoring servers, threat management,
  • Understanding Web services, IIS, WWW, and FTP
  • Separate worker processes
  • Adding components, sites, ports, SSL, certificates
  • Understand remote access, Remote assistance
  • remote administration tools, Remote Desktop Services
  • Understanding licensing, RD Gateway
  • VPN, application virtualization, multiple ports
  • Understanding Local printers, network printers
  • printer pools, web printing, web management
  • Understanding driver deployment, file, folder
  • share permissions vs. rights, auditing, print job management
  • Understanding server virtualization, Virtualization mode
  • , VHDs, virtual memory,
  • Understanding virtual networks
  • snapshots and saved states,
  • physical to virtual, virtual to physical
  • Preparation resources
  • Understanding Active Directory
  • Understand accounts and groups
  • Domain accounts; local accounts
  • user profiles; group types
  • group scopes; group nesting
  • AGDLP
  • Understanding organizational units and containers
  • Understanding purpose of organizational units
  • purpose of containers, delegation
  • Understanding Active Directory infrastructure
  • Domain controllers, forests
  • Understanding operation masters roles
  • domain vs. workgroup, child domains, trusts
  • Understanding functional levels
  • namespace, site, replication
  • Understanding group policy
  • Group policy processing
  • Group Policy Management Console
  • Understanding computer policies
  • user policies; local policies
  • Preparation resource
  • Active Directory Services
  • Designing OU structures that work
  • Understanding storage
  • Identify storage technologies
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different storage types
  • local (SATA, SCSI, IDE); NAS
  • SAN; fibre channel; iSCSI; NFS
  • FC HBA and FC switches
  • iSCSI hardware
  • Understand RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10 and combinations
  • hardware and software RAID
  • Understand disk types, ATA
  • basic disk vs dynamic disk
  • mount points
  • file systems
  • mounting a virtual hard disk
  • distributed file systems
  • optical disks
  • Preparation resources
  • Planning for disks and storage
  • Windows Server 2008—file and storage solutions
  • Overview of disk management
  • Understanding server performance management
  • Identify major server hardware components
  • Understanding Memory; disk; processor
  • network; 32 / 64 bits
  • removable drives
  • graphic cards
  • Understanding cooling; power usage, ports
  • Understand performance monitoring Methodology
  • Understanding procedures
  • effect of network
  • CPU, memory and disk
  • creating a baseline
  • Understanding perfmon; resmon;
  • Task Manager; performance counters
  • Preparation resources
  • Performance monitoring getting started guide
  • Identify steps in the startup process
  • BIOS; bootsector; bootloader; MBR; boot.ini
  • Using bcdedit; POST; Safe Mode, Backup and restore
  • disaster recovery; clustering
  • Understanding AD restore folder redirection
  • data redundancy
  • uniterruptible power supply (UPS)
  • Understanding updates
  • Understanding Driver; operating systems; applications
  • Windows Update; Windows Server Update Service (WSUS)
  • Troubleshooting methodology, Processes
  • procedures
  • best practices; systematic vs. specific approach
  • Understanding perfmon
  • Event Viewer
  • Resource Monitor
  • Understanding Information Technology Infrastructure Library
  • central logging; event filtering;
  • Understanding default logs

Target Audience

  • Students who are interested understanding Windows Server
  • Students who are interested in developing career as a System Administrator
  • Student preparing for MTA Exam

The Training Includes

  • Classroom instruction
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Training Material
  • Quick Reference Guide

For more information

call 714-505-3475