Windows Server 2008 Application Server Management and Application Provisioning

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Windows Server 2008 builds on previous Windows Server Terminal Services capability and adds an all new and powerful virtualization hypervisor layer – Hyper-V. This course covers Terminal Services Web Access, RemoteApp, Gateway, Session Broker, and Licensing. This course also covers Hyper-V implementation and deployment. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-646 PRO: Windows Server 2008, Server Administration. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCITPro: Server Administrator certification.

Target Audience

Windows Server administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in an enterprise organization; Windows Server administrators who manage infrastructure, web, and IT application servers for an enterprise organization; individuals seeking certification on Microsoft’s new generation server platform.


Any candidate should have taken and passed the following MCTS level exams: 70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring 70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

Expected Duration

150 min.

Course Objectives

Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008

  • perform the steps to prepare for a Terminal Server to host applications
  • Terminal Services Web Access, RemoteApp, and Gateway

  • install TS Web Access
  • add TS RemoteApp programs to a Terminal Server
  • install TS Gateway
  • Terminal Services Session Broker and Licensing

  • deploy TS Session Broker
  • deploy TS Licensing
  • Optimizing Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008

  • identify how to optimize Terminal Services
  • configure a terminal server to operate in Drain mode
  • Deploying Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008

    Server Virtualization with Windows Server 2008

  • install the Hyper-V role
  • use Hyper-V to connect to a different virtual server system
  • Deploying a Hyper-V Guest OS in Windows Server 2008

  • install a guest OS
  • change the amount of RAM allocated to a guest session
  • configure how a guest session launches
  • apply a snapshot to a guest session image
  • Implementing Virtual Servers in Windows Server 2008