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Microsoft MCTS (Exam 70-640) Tutorial

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. Microsoftís 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.


Course Overview
Microsoft Certifications
Windows Server 2008 Server Admin MCITP
Getting Hands On
Exam Topics
Practice Exams

Configuring the AD Infrastructure

What is Active Directory?
Active Directory Diagram
Installing Active Directory pt. 1
Installing Active Directory pt. 2
Active Directory Objects
AD Trust Relationships
Trust Ed
Functional Levels
Enabled Functions By Level pt. 1
Enabled Functions By Level pt. 2
Raising The Domain Functional Level
Sites Overview
Active Directory Replication pt. 1
Active Directory Replication pt. 2
Global Catalog Servers

Configuring DNS for Active Directory

DNS Basics
Active Directory & DNS
DNS Terms
Configuring DNS
TTL & Scavenging
Zone Delegation

Creating & Maintaining AD Objects

Microsoft Management Console
Active Directory Admin Tools
Creating Organizational Units
Adding Users
Managing User Attributes
AD Group Basics
Group Types & Scope
Adding Groups
Managing Group Membership
Best Practices For Groups
Shadow Groups
Default Groups
What is Delegation?
Effective Permissions
AD Command Line pt. 1
AD Command Line pt. 2

Group Policy

Group Policy Basics
Group Policy Objects
Group Policy Management Editor
Creating a GPO
Editing a GPO
Linking a GPO
Refreshing Group Policy
GPO Filtering
Loopback Processing
Group Policy Results Wizard
Group Policy Modeling
Group Policy Software Deployment
Auditing with GPOs pt. 1
Auditing with GPOs pt. 2
Backing Up GPOs

Configuring Additional AD Server Roles

Server Roles
AD Lightweight Directory Services
AD Rights Management Server
AD Federation Services

Maintaining the Active Directory Environment

AD Administration Overview
Offline Maintenance pt. 1
Offline Maintenance pt. 2
Windows Server Backup
Restoring Data

Configuring AD Certificate Services

Certificate Services Overview
Certificate Authorities
Installing Certficate Services
Policies & Practice Statements
Managing Certificate Services


Course Wrap Up


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