(Retired) Updating your Network Infrastructure Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008


This 3 day instructor-led course provides students with an understanding of Network Infrastructure technology in Windows Server 2008. This course is intended to allow individuals who already have experience with Network Infrastructure technology to upgrade their skills for Windows Server 2008. This course is based on an interim build of Windows Server 2008.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • On-the-job experience in planning, implementing, managing, or supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge of networking (TCP/IP and DNS)
  • Designed a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  • Designed Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
  • Installed, Configured, and Administered Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Microsoft Vista.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • Install and configure Windows Server 2008, including using new features and Roles.
  • Take advantage of new features, including server and domain isolation, IPv6, and improved DNS functionality.
  • Use key functionality and benefits of a Server Core installation, including adding and configuring Roles.
  • Manage new backup infrastructure, including Volume Shadow Copy service, scheduled and manual backups, media, Universal Disk Format (UDF), and restoring data.
  • Describe and use Network Policies and Network Access Protection (NAP) and identify enforcement options.
  • Describe and manage Windows Deployment Services, including image capture and management.
  • Describe and use new Windows Server Virtualization features to consolidate servers, provide for disaster recovery, and optimize server utilization.
  • Use failover clustering and load balancing to maintain a high level of network availability.
  • Monitor and optimize network performance using Windows Server 2008's included tools like Windows System Resource Manager. 

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Course Info

  • Code: 6415
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: Call for price

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