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Microsoft MCTS (Exam 70-640)

Video Description

Achieving the Microsoft Server Administrator MCITP certification is a great way to prove your knowledge and skill level and help you stand out to employers. Microsoft's certifications are among the most recognized and respected in Information Technology. Achieving Microsoft Server Administrator MCITP certification requires you to pass three exams: MS 70-640 Configuring Active Directory, MS 70-642 Configuring Network Infrastructure and MS 70-646 Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator.

In this course, Microsoft Certified Trainer Mark Long covers the topics that will be on the Microsoft Exam 70-640. You will learn about Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, Certificate Services and much more as Mark guides you through many of the steps so you can follow along. He also explains the technologies and points out a number of exam topics to watch for, while directing you to more technical information for further study and preparation. There are a number of step-by-step guides and additional documents included in the work files folder accompanying this course. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome
    1. Introduction 00:01:30
    2. Course Overview 00:04:36
    3. Microsoft Certifications 00:05:37
    4. Windows Server 2008 Server Admin MCITP 00:04:05
    5. Getting Hands On 00:05:14
    6. Exam Topics 00:02:57
    7. Practice Exams 00:05:29
  2. Configuring the AD Infrastructure
    1. What is Active Directory? 00:05:05
    2. Active Directory Diagram 00:06:19
    3. Installing Active Directory pt. 1 00:07:08
    4. Installing Active Directory pt. 2 00:05:21
    5. Active Directory Objects 00:04:15
    6. AD Trust Relationships 00:06:06
    7. Trust Ed 00:03:55
    8. Functional Levels 00:05:33
    9. Enabled Functions By Level pt. 1 00:06:15
    10. Enabled Functions By Level pt. 2 00:06:32
    11. Raising the Domain Functional Level 00:03:21
    12. Sites Overview 00:05:30
    13. Active Directory Replication pt. 1 00:06:37
    14. Active Directory Replication pt. 2 00:04:32
    15. Global Catalog Servers 00:05:47
  3. Configuring DNS for Active Directory
    1. DNS Basics 00:05:25
    2. Active Directory & DNS 00:06:15
    3. DNS Terms 00:04:30
    4. Configuring DNS 00:03:46
    5. TTL & Scavenging 00:04:33
    6. Zone Delegation 00:06:12
  4. Creating & Maintaining AD Objects
    1. Microsoft Management Console 00:05:45
    2. Active Directory Admin Tools 00:04:35
    3. Creating Organizational Units 00:05:13
    4. Adding Users 00:04:02
    5. Managing User Attributes 00:05:45
    6. AD Group Basics 00:05:50
    7. Group Types & Scope 00:07:12
    8. Adding Groups 00:03:21
    9. Managing Group Membership 00:03:20
    10. Best Practices for Groups 00:03:46
    11. Shadow Groups 00:04:17
    12. Default Groups 00:04:22
    13. What is Delegation? 00:05:37
    14. Effective Permissions 00:02:28
    15. AD Command Line pt. 1 00:05:04
    16. AD Command Line pt. 2 00:06:00
  5. Group Policy
    1. Group Policy Basics 00:06:35
    2. Group Policy Objects 00:03:57
    3. Group Policy Management Editor 00:05:51
    4. Creating a GPO 00:03:57
    5. Editing a GPO 00:04:34
    6. Linking a GPO 00:05:02
    7. Refreshing Group Policy 00:05:12
    8. GPOTool 00:02:02
    9. GPO Filtering 00:03:23
    10. Loopback Processing 00:03:30
    11. Group Policy Results Wizard 00:03:54
    12. Group Policy Modeling 00:03:41
    13. Group Policy Software Deployment 00:05:33
    14. Auditing with GPOs pt. 1 00:03:53
    15. Auditing with GPOs pt. 2 00:06:30
    16. Backing Up GPOs 00:03:10
  6. Configuring Additional AD Server Roles
    1. Server Roles 00:03:58
    2. AD Lightweight Directory Services 00:06:44
    3. Hyper-V 00:03:47
    4. AD Rights Management Server 00:03:34
    5. RODC 00:04:59
    6. AD Federation Services 00:06:06
  7. Maintaining the Active Directory Environment
    1. AD Administration Overview 00:05:04
    2. Offline Maintenance pt. 1 00:03:35
    3. Offline Maintenance pt. 2 00:05:59
    4. Windows Server Backup 00:06:40
    5. Restoring Data 00:02:53
  8. Configuring AD Certificate Services
    1. Certificate Services Overview 00:07:22
    2. Certificate Authorities 00:06:45
    3. Installing Certficate Services 00:05:10
    4. Policies & Practice Statements 00:03:15
    5. Managing Certificate Services 00:05:27
  9. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:02:30
  10. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:01:45