Windows Server 2008 Management and Delegation

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


Many new features have been introduced with Windows Server 2008 that make managing servers easier. The new Server Manager is an MMC console that integrates several management tools into a single intuitive interface and Windows PowerShell is a new command-line tool that helps you automate system administration. This course discusses system administration with Server Manager and PowerShell as well as system optimization using Event Viewer. Also covered are strategies for delegating authority across an enterprise.
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

90 min.

Course Objectives

Windows Server 2008 Administration Tools

  • recognize the functions of Windows Server 2008 administration tools
  • create a custom MMC console
  • Managing Windows Server 2008 Event Logs

  • manage event logs
  • create an event subscription
  • configure computers to forward and collect events
  • Working with Windows Server 2008 Management Tools

    Windows Server 2008 Delegation Policies and Procedures

  • enable a computer to delegate selected services
  • delegate control of a group to a user or group
  • delegate tasks to a user or group
  • Delegation of Windows Server 2008 Administrative Duties