70-643 – Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Series!

Overview: The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) on Windows Server 2008 credential is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who work in the complex computing environment of medium to large companies. This course will address topics such as Deploying Servers, Configuring Remote Desktop Services, Configuring a Web Services Infrastructure, and Configuring Network Application Services.

Series Taught By: Ken Mayer

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 17
Students can earn up to 17 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 – Deploying Windows in the Enterprise

(Duration: 2h 31m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: How to Deploy Windows in the 2008 Server Environment
  3. Basics of Windows Deployment
  4. Tools of the Planning Phase
  5. Tools of the Building Phase
  6. Tools of the Deployment Phase
  7. Basics of Windows Deployment, Cont.
  8. Windows PE
  9. Image X
  10. Windows SIM
  11. Sysprep
  12. WIM: A Closer Look
  13. Ways to Deploy Windows
  14. Manual Deployment
  15. Lite & Zero-Touch Deployment
  16. Lesson 2: Working with WDS
  17. Looking at Windows Deployment Services
  18. WDS Components
  19. The WDS Role
  20. Initial WDS Configuration
  21. WDS Server Properties
  22. Image Capturing
  23. How Deployment Works
  24. What Happens in the Background
  25. Demo – Configuring WDS
  26. Demo – Install Boot Image
  27. Lesson 3: Virtual Machine Deployment
  28. Understanding What a VM Is
  29. Prior Virtualization Options
  30. Hyper-V
  31. Hyper-V Disk Types
  32. Hyper-V Networks
  33. Demo – Install Hyper-V
  34. Lesson 4: Putting in an Activation Infrastructure
  35. Windows Activation Types
  36. The MAK Model
  37. KMS Activation
  38. Module 01 Review
  39. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 -Working with a Terminal Services Infrastructure

(Duration: 1h 26m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Using Terminal Server Clients
  3. Working with the TS Client
  4. RDP as a TS Client
  5. Using GPO to Configure the Client
  6. Using TS User Profiles
  7. Setting Up User Connections
  8. TSM Properties
  9. Managing Connected Users
  10. Common User Management Tasks
  11. Working with Client Resources
  12. Lesson 2: Introducing the Terminal Services Gateway
  13. What is the TS Gateway?
  14. Example Design of the TS Gateway
  15. TS Gateway Installation and Initial Configuration
  16. The Installation Options
  17. Demo – Terminal Services Infrastructure
  18. Lesson 3: Application Publishing, Using the TS RemoteApp
  19. Using TS RemoteApp to Publish an Application
  20. Advantages of Using RemoteApp
  21. Hosting a RemoteApp on a Server
  22. Publishing RemoteApps
  23. Using TS Web Access to Deploy a RemoteApp
  24. Distributing RemoteApps with RDP
  25. Using the Windows Installer and Remote Application for Distribution
  26. Demo – RemoteApp
  27. Demo
  28. – RDPFile
  29. Module 03 Review
  30. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 -File and Email Services

(Duration: 1h 29m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Working with FTP
  3. Publishing Services
  4. FTP Publishing Service
  5. FTP Security
  6. Other FTP Settings
  7. Working with FTP 7
  8. FTP 7 Configuration Files
  9. FTP User Security
  10. More on User Isolation
  11. Securing Network Access to/from FTP
  12. FTP Firewall
  13. Site Settings
  14. Logs
  15. – Unsung Hero of Security
  16. Directory Browsing
  17. Demo
  18. – Configuring FTP
  19. Demo
  20. – Working with FTP
  21. Lesson 2: Working with SMTP
  22. The SMTP Feature
  23. Working with SMTP Services
  24. SMTP Server Settings
  25. Securing SMTP
  26. SMTP Messages Options
  27. Delivery Properties
  28. Management Permission
  29. Monitoring
  30. Using SMTP
  31. Accessing Email with ASP.NET
  32. Demo
  33. – Installing SMTP
  34. Module 05 Review
  35. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Web Server Management & Security

(Duration: 2h 5m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Working with IIS Security
  3. What Accounts Were Created with IIS Installation?
  4. File System Permissions
  5. Working with IIS Administration Features
  6. What are Request Handlers
  7. Configuring Handlers
  8. Handler Security
  9. Handler Mappings
  10. More Handler Security
  11. Demo
  12. – Managing IIS Security
  13. Demo
  14. – Managed Handler Mappings
  15. Lesson 2: Securing Access to Web Services
  16. Working with IIS Authentication
  17. Types of Authentication
  18. Authentication Requirements
  19. Authentication Levels
  20. URL Authorization Rules
  21. Configuring Server Certificates
  22. Getting the Certificate
  23. Other Types of Certificates
  24. Confirming the Certificate
  25. Import and Export of Certificates
  26. Encryption
  27. More Security Options
  28. .NET Trust Levels
  29. Implementing .NET Trust Levels
  30. Demo
  31. – Securing Web Services
  32. Demo
  33. – Configuring Server Certificates
  34. Module 07 Review
  35. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 -Working with Windows Media

(Duration: 1h )

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Windows Media Services
  3. How to Configure Windows Media Service
  4. Management Tools for Windows Media
  5. Working with Publishing Points
  6. Add Publishing Point Wizard
  7. Administration of Publishing Points
  8. Monitoring Publishing Points
  9. Publishing Point Source Settings
  10. Announcements
  11. The Create Wrapper Wizard
  12. The Announcement Wizard
  13. Settings for the Publishing Point
  14. Advertising Settings
  15. Securing Windows Media Services
  16. Cache/Proxy Features
  17. Cache Settings
  18. Proxy Settings
  19. Monitoring Proxy/Cache Servers
  20. Protecting Content
  21. Demo
  22. – Installing Media Services
  23. Demo
  24. – Making a Publishing Point
  25. Module 09 Review
  26. Course Closure
  27. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02 -Working with Terminal Services

(Duration: 1h 14m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Terminal Server Setup and Deployment
  3. Basics of Terminal Services
  4. TS Features
  5. Remote Desktop
  6. How to Install TS
  7. TS License Options
  8. Preparing the Terminal Server
  9. Installing Application on the TS
  10. Demo – Installing Terminal Services
  11. Demo – TS Licensing
  12. Lesson 2: Working with Terminal Services
  13. Configuration Console
  14. RDP Connection Properties
  15. More on the TS General Tab
  16. Using Group Policy with TS
  17. Demo – Terminal Services Manager
  18. Module 02 Review
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Storage and High-Availability

(Duration: 1h 20m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Server Storage Options and Setup
  3. Overview of Server Storage Options
  4. Managing Storage
  5. Using Diskmgmt.msc
  6. Advanced Volume Features
  7. Demo
  8. – Working with Disk Sets
  9. Lesson 2: Server Clusters
  10. High
  11. -Availability Options
  12. More About Load Balancing
  13. High
  14. -Availability
  15. Installing and Configuring High
  16. -Availability
  17. Demo
  18. – NLB
  19. Module 04 Review
  20. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 -Working with Web Applications

(Duration: 2h 41m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Installing IIS
  3. IIS Security
  4. What’s New in IIS 7.0
  5. IIS Components and Options
  6. The Application Server Role on Windows 2008 Server
  7. Features of the Application Role
  8. The IIS 7.0 Role on Windows 2008 Server
  9. IIS Default Role Services
  10. Review of the Role Services
  11. Installing the IIS Role
  12. Post IIS Installation Notes
  13. What is the WSRM
  14. Demo
  15. – Installing IIS
  16. Lesson 2: Configuring IIS
  17. Management Tools for IIS
  18. IIS Management Console
  19. Working with Web Sites
  20. Sites and Bindings
  21. Your Default Site
  22. New Web Sites
  23. Limiting Sites
  24. Site Logging
  25. How Do Web Applications Fit Into IIS?
  26. Application Pools
  27. Virtual Directories
  28. Working with the CLI
  29. The appcmd
  30. More Command Line Options
  31. Working with the Web Server Config Files
  32. ApplicationHost.config
  33. Web.config
  34. Operations on Web Sites and Applications
  35. Centralized Configuration
  36. Migrating from IIS 6.0
  37. Demo
  38. – Creating Web Sites
  39. Demo
  40. – Backup IIS
  41. Module 06 Review
  42. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 -Collaboration with WSS

(Duration: 1h 7m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Lesson 1: Working with Windows SharePoint Services
  3. What is WSS?
  4. WSS Deployment Options
  5. WSS Access
  6. Options for Deployment
  7. Demo
  8. – Installing SharePoint
  9. WSS Configuration Wizard
  10. Confirming Proper WSS Installation
  11. Accessing WSS via the Web Client
  12. Administering WSS from the Web Browser
  13. The Administration Page
  14. Managing SharePoint
  15. Demo
  16. – Working with SharePoint
  17. WSS Security E-mail Options
  18. WSS Logging
  19. Usage Analysis
  20. WSS Job Management
  21. Administration Automation
  22. Disaster Recovery for WSS
  23. Working with WSS Sites
  24. Site Collection Options
  25. Quota Options
  26. Managing the Site Settings
  27. Working with Web Applications
  28. Web Application Settings
  29. Web Application Security
  30. Using Application Templates
  31. Module 08 Review
  32. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)
This course includes
  • about 15 hours on-demand video
  • 9 downloadable Pdf Workbooks
  • Unlimited time access (During Membership)
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Certificate of Completion

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  • Professional Development Activities
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  • Review Quizzes
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