IT TRAINING

Microsoft 6418 – Deploying Windows Server 2008

In this course you will learn how to migrate and deploy Windows Server 2008 including installing, configuring and upgrading.

You will also discuss how to upgrade common server configurations and how to use the Windows Server Deployment Solution Accelerator.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at IT professionals experienced with Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 and have a MCSE or MCSA certification.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Install Windows Server 2008
  • Perform initial configuration tasks for Windows Server 2008
  • Configure Windows Server Core 2008
  • Use Windows Deployment Services to deploy Windows Server 2008
  • Upgrade to Windows Server 2008 from Windows Server 2003
  • Upgrade Active Directory to Windows Server 2008
  • Upgrade Windows Server 2003 file and print servers to Windows Server 2008
  • Upgrade Windows Server 2003 application and web servers to Windows Server 2008
  • Upgrade Windows Server 2003 branch office servers to Windows Server 2008
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Students need to have:

  • On-the-job experience planning, implementing, managing, or supporting Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003, including Active Directory and Network Infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of networking, for example, TCP/IP and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Experience with implementing security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network
  • Experience installing, configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
Course outline

Course Outline

Course Outline
Module 1: Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
This module describes the installation options and requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Planning Windows Server 2008 R2 Installations
Lesson 2: Performing a Windows Server 2008 R2 Installation
Lesson 3: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Following Installation
Lesson 4: Automating Server Activation Using Microsoft Volume Activation
Lab : Lab A: Planning to Install Windows Server 2008 R2
Lab : Lab B: Installing Windows Server and Configuring Post-Installation Settings
Lab : Lab C: Managing Roles and Features
Lab : Lab D: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Licensing
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Plan Windows Server 2008 R2 installations.
Perform a Windows Server 2008 R2 installation.
Configure Windows Server 2008 R2 following installation.
Automate server activation using Microsoft Volume Activation.
Module 2: Implementing Deployment Technologies
This module describes the various deployment technologies available for use with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Selecting a Deployment Strategy
Lesson 2: Using the Windows Automated Installation Kit
Lesson 3: Working with Images
Lesson 4: Working with Unattended Answer Files
Lab : Deploying Windows Server 2008 with an Answer File
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Select a suitable deployment strategy.
Describe the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK).
Describe the different types of images.
Perform an unattended Windows Server 2008 R2 installation.
Module 3: Using Windows Deployment Services
This module explains how to create and deploy custom system images by using Windows Deployment Services and images.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Overview of Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Lesson 2: Implementing Deployment with WD
Lesson 3: Maintaining Images
Lab : Using WDS to Deploy Windows Server
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the important features and functionality of WDS.
Configure WDS in Windows Server 2008 R2.
Perform deployments with WDS.
Module 4: Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
This module explains how to deploy and create custom system images for common server configurations by using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Introducing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lesson 2: Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lesson 3: Maintaining Images with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
Lab : Implementing the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the MDT.
Use the MDT for low and zero-touch deployments.
Use MDT to maintain image files.
Module 5: Migrating Active Directory Directory Service
This module explains how to upgrade and migrate Active Directory directory service from Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Overview of Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
Lesson 2: Upgrading Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 R2
Lab : Migrating Active Directory
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the considerations and changes resulting from the Active Directory upgrade.
Upgrade a legacy forest.
Module 6: Migrating File, Print, and Web Services
This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating file and print servers from Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2. This module also includes guidance for upgrading and migrating application and Web servers from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Introducing the Windows Server Migration Tools
Lesson 2: Migrating File and Print Servers
Lesson 3: Migrating Web and Application Servers
Lab : Lab A: Migrating Windows Server 2003 File and Print Services
Lab : Lab B: Lesson 3: Migrating Web and Application Servers
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe the Windows Server Migration Tools.
Upgrade file and print servers.
Upgrade Web and application servers.
Module 7: Deploying Branch Office and Remote Access Services
This module provides guidance for upgrading and migrating branch offices and Remote Access Services to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Implementing Read-Only Domain Controllers
Lesson 2: Implementing Remote Infrastructure
Lab : Lab A: Deploying an RODC to a Branch Office
Lab : Lab B: Implementing Branch Cache
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Implement read-only domain controllers (RODC) to support branch offices.
Implement remote infrastructure features to support branch offices.
Module 8: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines
This module provides guidance for migrating existing workloads to a virtual machine environment using the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V role.
Lessons
Lesson 1: Overview of Microsoft Virtualization
Lesson 2: Installing Hyper-V
Lesson 3: Migrating workloads to Hyper-V
Lab : Lab: Migrating Workloads to Microsoft Virtual Machines
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Describe Microsoft server virtualization solutions.
Install and configure Hyper-V.
Plan the migration of workloads to Microsoft virtual machines.

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
There are no certifications associated with this course.