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MCITP: Windows Server® 2008 Enterprise Administrator, Study Guide

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Learn everything about Microsoft’s brand new MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator exam with the helpful information in MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator Study Guide (Exam 70-647, with CD). Find complete exam coverage, including exam objectives, real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, and challenging review questions to assist you in developing your knowledge. This book offers clear and comprehensive exam coverage so that you can be one step closer to earning your title as a Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional and feel confident and prepared when you take the test.

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Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Dear Reader
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About the Author
  6. Introduction
  7. Designing a Complex Windows Server 2008 Infrastructure
    1. Overview of Design Models
    2. Designing a Forest Structure
    3. Designing an Active Directory Domain Structure
    4. Overview of Forest and Domain Trust Models
    5. Overview of Physical Requirements and Physical Topology
    6. Overview of Site and Replication Topology
    7. Choosing Server Roles
    8. Summary
    9. Exam Essentials
    10. Review Questions
    11. Answers to Review Questions
  8. Planning Naming Conventions, Networking, and Access Principles
    1. Network Addressing
    2. Naming Conventions for Windows Server 2008
    3. Planning for Network Access
    4. Summary
    5. Exam Essentials
    6. Review Questions
    7. Answers to Review Questions
  9. Planning for Forestwide and Domainwide Upgrades with Server 2008
    1. The Essence of Migration
    2. Using the Active Directory Migration Tool
    3. Using Caution with Migration
    4. Migrating Objects
    5. Options with the Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT)
    6. Migrating User Accounts
    7. Migrating Computer Accounts
    8. Cross-forest Authentication
    9. Planning for Upgrades in an Existing Forest
    10. Summary
    11. Exam Essentials
    12. Review Questions
    13. Answers to Review Questions
  10. Planning for Terminal Services and Application Virtualization
    1. Reviewing Terminal Services' Roles
    2. Terminal Services Server Load
    3. Terminal Services Licensing
    4. Terminal Services Gateway
    5. Terminal Services Session Broker
    6. Terminal Services Web Access
    7. Terminal Services Group Policy Options and Changes
    8. Terminal Services Maintenance and Error Recovery
    9. Application Virtualization
    10. Scaling an Enterprise with Application Virtualization
    11. SoftGrid Infrastructure Planning and Design
    12. Summary
    13. Exam Essentials
    14. Review Questions
    15. Answers to Review Questions
  11. Designing an Effective Administration Model
    1. Object Essentials
    2. OU Design Requirements
    3. Groups in Active Directory
    4. Group Scope
    5. Planning for Groups
    6. Planning Delegation
    7. Inheritance
    8. Using the Security Configuration Wizard for Compliance Auditing
    9. Summary
    10. Exam Essentials
    11. Review Questions
    12. Answers to Review Questions
  12. Planning and Designing Group Policy
    1. Understanding Group Policy Scope
    2. Applying Group Policy
    3. Understanding Loopback Processing
    4. Understanding Group Policy Security Filtering
    5. Planning Group Policy
    6. Working with the Default Domain Policy and Domain Controllers Policy
    7. Delegating Group Policy Administration
    8. Exploring New Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Features
    9. Configuring Automatic Updates with Group Policy
    10. Restricting Group Membership with Group Policy
    11. Controlling User Installation of Devices
    12. Searching GPOs
    13. Using the Group Policy Modeling Tool
    14. Summary
    15. Exam Essentials
    16. Review Questions
    17. Answers to Review Questions
  13. Administering Security in an Enterprise-Level Infrastructure
    1. Enterprise Security Concerns
    2. Using Windows Server 2008 PKI Additions in a Legacy Environment
    3. Designing a Certificate Authority Hierarchy
    4. Modeling Your Structure
    5. Design Factors
    6. X.509
    7. Using Certificate-Monitoring Tools
    8. Reasons for a PKI
    9. Components of the Public Key Infrastructure
    10. Certificate Authority Roles
    11. Using the Online Certificate Status Protocol
    12. OCSP Components
    13. Working with Certificate Templates
    14. Using Cryptography Next Generation
    15. Managing External Clients
    16. Enrollment Strategies
    17. Types of Enrollment
    18. Enrollment Agents and Restricted Enrollment Agents
    19. The Network Device Enrollment Service
    20. Virtual Private Networks and Security
    21. Summary
    22. Exam Essentials
    23. Review Questions
    24. Answers to Review Questions
  14. Planning for Business Continuity and Backup
    1. Introducing RAID
    2. Introducing the Distributed File System
    3. Introducing Failover Clustering
    4. Introducing Quorums
    5. Introducing Network Load Balancing
    6. Using Windows Server Backup Tools
    7. Introducing the Encrypting File System
    8. Introducing Windows BitLocker
    9. Recovering Active Directory Domains Services
    10. Introducing Windows Recovery Environment
    11. Using Windows Recovery
    12. Using Volume Shadow Copy
    13. Using Server Core
    14. Introducing Active Directory Rights Management Services and File Protection
    15. Summary
    16. Exam Essentials
    17. Review Questions
    18. Answers to Review Questions
  15. Designing a Windows Update Strategy for the Enterprise
    1. Establishing a Security Baseline
    2. The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Tool
    3. System and Environment Health Models
    4. Planning and Implementing Windows Software Update Services (WSUS)
    5. WSUS Options
    6. Overview of System Center Essentials 2007
    7. Overview of System Center Configuration Manager 2007
    8. Overview of Windows Update
    9. Overview of Microsoft Update
    10. Real-World Update Practices
    11. Update Compliance
    12. Summary
    13. Exam Essentials
    14. Review Questions
    15. Answers to Review Questions
  16. Using Virtualization to Increase Productivity and Facilitate Consolidation
    1. Introducing Virtualization
    2. The Different Types of Virtualization
    3. Introducing Server Consolidation
    4. Understanding Virtualized Machine Components
    5. Network Setups with All Types of Virtual Machines
    6. Virtual Networks
    7. Multiple Network Interface Cards with Virtual Networks
    8. Installing Hyper-V
    9. Introducing iSCSI
    10. Windows Vista x64 Hyper-V Management
    11. Server Core and Virtualization
    12. Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007
    13. Using Virtual Server 2005 R2
    14. Summary
    15. Exam Essentials
    16. Review Questions
    17. Answers to Review Questions
  17. Glossary
    1. Numbers
    2. A
    3. B
    4. C
    5. D
    6. E
    7. F
    8. G
    9. H
    10. I
    11. L
    12. M
    13. N
    14. O
    15. P
    16. Q
    17. R
    18. S
    19. T
    20. U
    21. V
    22. W
  18. About the Companion CD
    1. What You'll Find on the CD
    2. System Requirements
    3. Using the CD
    4. Troubleshooting
  19. Index