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The Real MCTS/MCITP  Exam 70-640 Prep Kit

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This exam is designed to validate Windows Server 2008 Active Directory skills. This exam will fulfill the Windows Server 2008 Technology Specialist requirements of Exam 70-640.

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. The MCTS candidate should have at least one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in an environment that has the following characteristics: 250 to 5,000 or more users; three or more physical locations; and three or more domain controllers.

MCTS candidates will manage network services and resources such as messaging, a database, file and print, a proxy server, a firewall, the Internet, an intranet, remote access, and client computer management.

In addition MCTS candidates must understand connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to the corporate network and connecting corporate networks to the Internet.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Visit us at
  5. Copyright
  6. Technical Editor
  7. Technical Reviewer
  8. Contributing Authors
  9. Foreword
  10. Chapter 1: Configuring Server Roles in Windows 2008
    1. Introduction
    2. New Roles in 2008
    3. Read-Only Domain Controllers (RODCs)
    4. Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (LDS)
    5. Active Directory Rights Management Service (RMS)
    6. Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
    7. Summary of Exam Objectives
    8. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  11. Chapter 2: Configuring Network Services
    1. Introduction
    2. Configuring Domain Name System (DNS)
    3. Configuring Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
    4. Configuring Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS)
    5. Summary of Exam Objectives
    6. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  12. Chapter 3: Working with Users, Groups, and Computers
    1. Introduction
    2. Navigating Active Directory Users and Computers
    3. Creating and Modifying User Accounts
    4. Creating a New Account Using Active Directory Users and Computers
    5. Creating and Modifying Computer Accounts
    6. Creating and Modifying Groups
    7. The Delegation of Tasks
    8. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  13. Chapter 4: Configuring the Active Directory Infrastructure
    1. Introduction
    2. Working with Forests and Domains
    3. Working with Sites
    4. Working with Trusts
    5. Summary of Exam Objectives
    6. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  14. Chapter 5: Understanding Group Policy
    1. Introduction
    2. Types of Group Policies
    3. Group Policy Hierarchy
    4. Creating and Linking GPOs
    5. Controlling Application of Group Policies
    6. GPO Templates
    7. Summary of Exam Objectives
    8. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  15. Chapter 6: Configuring Group Policy
    1. Configuring Software Deployment
    2. Configuring Account Policies
    3. Configuring Audit Policies
    4. Configuring Additional Security-Related Policies
    5. Summary of Exam Objectives
    6. Exam Objectives Fast Track
    7. Exam Objectives Frequently Asked Questions
    8. Self Test
    9. Self Test Quick Answer Key
  16. Chapter 7: Configuring Certificate Services and PKI
    1. Introduction
    2. What Is PKI?
    3. Analyzing Certificate Needs within the Organization
    4. Working with Certificate Services
    5. Working with Templates
    6. Summary of Exam Objectives
    7. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  17. Chapter 8: Maintaining an Active Directory Environment
    1. Introduction
    2. Backup and Recovery
    3. Offline Maintenance
    4. Monitoring Active Directory
    5. Summary of Exam Objectives
    6. Exam Objectives Fast Track
  18. Self Test Appendix
  19. Index