MCSA Windows Server 2008

COURSE OVERVIEW

Earn an MCSA Windows Server 2008 certification

Learn to install, configure and manage enterprise systems with MCSA Windows Server 2008 course content and meet the demands of your infrastructure. Achieving these skills requires the successful completion of the following courses: 70-640: Active Directory, 70-642: Network Infrastructure and 70-646: Server Administrator.

Although this certification has been retired, systems administrators can still develop skills needed to maintain an MCSA Windows Server 2008 environment and utilize the learning content as needed in the management of older systems.

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MCSA Windows Server 2008 course completion certificates

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GREAT OPPORTUNITY 

Lucrative employment opportunities exist for those who certify for associate level certifications like the MCSA in Windows Server.

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LEARN IN-DEMAND SKILLS

Systems engineers with MCSA level certifications enjoy high-demand careers where their skills and expertise are well compensated.

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Microsoft certifications are recognized all around the world and provide opportunities for those who achieve the MCSA in Windows Servers.

Course guide

Qualification: MCSA Windows Server 2008

Study time: Full time – one month | Part time – two months

Vendor: Microsoft

Student support:  Success Advisors

Prerequisites: Candidate should ideally have at least one year of experience implementing and administering Windows Server 2008 R2

Assessment: Exam based – 70-640, 70-642 + 70-646

Resources: Internet access and email

  • Ideal for: Systems administrators, desktop support technicians or network administrators

Modules

70–640: Windows server 2008 Active Directory Configuring

  • The active directory infrastructure in Windows server 2008
  • Additional active directory server roles in Windows server 2008
  • Active directory objects in Windows server 2008
  • Group policy objects strategy in Windows server 2008
  • Configuring DNS in Windows server 2008
  • Active directory certificate services in Windows server 2008
  • Communications and security in Windows server 2008
  • Monitoring backups and recovery in Windows server 2008

70–642: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuring

  • Configuring Microsoft Windows server 2008 network
  • Infrastructure services
  • Configure IP addressing and Windows services in Windows server 2008
  • Configure, manage and maintain IP services in Windows server 2008
  • Name resolution in Windows server 2008
  • DNS zones and replication in Windows server 2008
  • Configure network access in Windows server 2008
  • Network access security in Windows server 2008
  • Configure file and print services in Windows server 2008
  • Monitor network infrastructure in Windows server 2008

70-646: Server Administrator

  • Planning Windows Server 2008 deployment
  • Planning active directory and group policy for Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 management and delegation
  • Managing file servers and data provisioning in Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 application server management and application provisioning
  • Windows Server 2008 application servers and services
  • Patch management and securing and monitoring servers in Windows Server 2008
  • Certificate services, SANs, and high availability in Windows Server 2008
  • Accessing Windows networks remotely in Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 backup and recovery
  • Active directory domain services in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Access control in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Management improvements in Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Improvements to role services in Windows Server 2008 R2

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