MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-640): Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

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EXAM PREP GUIDE

Fully updated for Windows Server 2008 R2! Ace your preparation for the skills measured by Exam 70-640 - and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises.

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Overview

EXAM PREP GUIDE

Fully updated for Windows Server 2008 R2! Ace your preparation for the skills measured by Exam 70-640 - and on the job. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and reviews that fully cover each exam objective. Then, reinforce and apply your knowledge to real-world case scenarios and practice exercises.

Maximize your performance on the exam by learning to:

  • Deploy or upgrade domain controllers, domains, and forests for Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Manage user accounts and groups with Windows PowerShell
  • Implement Group Policy; configure software and security settings
  • Configure DNS settings and zones
  • Manage authentication
  • Plan and manage Active Directory replication
  • Monitor and ensure availability of directory services
PRACTICE TESTS

Assess your skills with practice tests. You can work through hundreds of questions using multiple testing modes to meet your specific learning needs. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers—including a customized learning path that describes how and where to focus your studies.

NOTE

Exam 70-640 is one of three required exams for MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification. For a limited time, it is also valid for MCTS certification, which will be retired.

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735651937
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 7/15/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1040
  • Sales rank: 541,990
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.84 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan Holme, MVP, has 17 years’ experience as a consultant and trainer focused on Windows and Microsoft SharePoint technologies. He is author of Windows Administration Resource Kit: Productivity Solutions for IT Professionals.

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Table of Contents

Introduction; System Requirements; Using the Companion CD; Acknowledgments; Support & Feedback; Preparing for the Exam; Chapter 1: Creating an Active Directory Domain; 1.1 Before You Begin; 1.2 Lesson 1: Installing Active Directory Domain Services; 1.3 Lesson 2: Active Directory Domain Services on Server Core; 1.4 Chapter Review; 1.5 Chapter Summary; 1.6 Key Terms; 1.7 Case Scenario; 1.8 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 2: Administering Active Directory Domain Services; 2.1 Before You Begin; 2.2 Lesson 1: Working with Active Directory Snap-ins; 2.3 Lesson 2: Creating Objects in Active Directory; 2.4 Lesson 3: Delegation and Security of Active Directory Objects; 2.5 Chapter Review; 2.6 Chapter Summary; 2.7 Key Terms; 2.8 Case Scenario; 2.9 Suggested Practices; 2.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 3: Administering User Accounts; 3.1 Before You Begin; 3.2 Lesson 1: Automating the Creation of User Accounts; 3.3 Lesson 2: Administering with Windows PowerShell and Active Directory Administrative Center; 3.4 Lesson 3: Supporting User Objects and Accounts; 3.5 Chapter Review; 3.6 Chapter Summary; 3.7 Key Terms; 3.8 Case Scenario; 3.9 Suggested Practices; 3.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 4: Managing Groups; 4.1 Before You Begin; 4.2 Lesson 1: Managing an Enterprise with Groups; 4.3 Lesson 2: Automating the Creation and Management of Groups; 4.4 Lesson 3: Administering Groups in an Enterprise; 4.5 Chapter Review; 4.6 Chapter Summary; 4.7 Key Terms; 4.8 Case Scenario; 4.9 Suggested Practices; 4.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 5: Configuring Computer Accounts; 5.1 Before You Begin; 5.2 Lesson 1: Creating Computers and Joining the Domain; 5.3 Lesson 2: Automating the Creation of Computer Objects; 5.4 Lesson 3: Supporting Computer Objects and Accounts; 5.5 Chapter Review; 5.6 Chapter Summary; 5.7 Key Term; 5.8 Case Scenarios; 5.9 Suggested Practices; 5.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 6: Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure; 6.1 Before You Begin; 6.2 Lesson 1: Implementing Group Policy; 6.3 Lesson 2: Managing Group Policy Scope; 6.4 Lesson 3: Supporting Group Policy; 6.5 Chapter Review; 6.6 Chapter Summary; 6.7 Key Terms; 6.8 Case Scenario; 6.9 Suggested Practices; 6.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 7: Managing Enterprise Security and Configuration with Group Policy Settings; 7.1 Before You Begin; 7.2 Lesson 1: Delegating the Support of Computers; 7.3 Lesson 2: Managing Security Settings; 7.4 Lesson 3: Managing Software with Group Policy; 7.5 Lesson 4: Implementing an Audit Policy; 7.6 Chapter Review; 7.7 Chapter Summary; 7.8 Key Terms; 7.9 Case Scenarios; 7.10 Suggested Practices; 7.11 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 8: Improving the Security of Authentication in an AD DS Domain; 8.1 Before You Begin; 8.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Password and Lockout Policies; 8.3 Lesson 2: Auditing Authentication; 8.4 Lesson 3: Configuring Read-Only Domain Controllers; 8.5 Lesson 4: Managing Service Accounts; 8.6 Chapter Review; 8.7 Chapter Summary; 8.8 Key Terms; 8.9 Case Scenarios; 8.10 Suggested Practices; 8.11 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 9: Integrating Domain Name System with AD DS; 9.1 Before You Begin; 9.2 Lesson 1: Understanding and Installing Domain Name System; 9.3 Lesson 2: Configuring and Using Domain Name System; 9.4 Chapter Review; 9.5 Chapter Summary; 9.6 Key Terms; 9.7 Case Scenario; 9.8 Suggested Practices; 9.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 10: Administering Domain Controllers; 10.1 Before You Begin; 10.2 Lesson 1: Deploying Domain Controllers; 10.3 Lesson 2: Managing Operations Masters; 10.4 Lesson 3: Configuring DFS Replication of SYSVOL; 10.5 Chapter Review; 10.6 Chapter Summary; 10.7 Key Term; 10.8 Case Scenario; 10.9 Suggested Practices; 10.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 11: Managing Sites and Active Directory Replication; 11.1 Before You Begin; 11.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Sites and Subnets; 11.3 Lesson 2: Configuring the Global Catalog and Application Directory Partitions; 11.4 Lesson 3: Configuring Replication; 11.5 Chapter Review; 11.6 Chapter Summary; 11.7 Key Terms; 11.8 Case Scenario; 11.9 Suggested Practices; 11.10 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 12: Managing Multiple Domains and Forests; 12.1 Before You Begin; 12.2 Lesson 1: Configuring Domain and Forest Functional Levels; 12.3 Lesson 2: Managing Multiple Domains and Trust Relationships; 12.4 Chapter Review; 12.5 Chapter Summary; 12.6 Case Scenario; 12.7 Suggested Practices; 12.8 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 13: Directory Business Continuity; 13.1 Before You Begin; 13.2 Lesson 1: Proactive Directory Maintenance and Data Store Protection; 13.3 Lesson 2: Proactive Directory Performance Management; 13.4 Chapter Review; 13.5 Chapter Summary; 13.6 Key Terms; 13.7 Case Scenario; 13.8 Suggested Practices; 1333333.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 14: Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services; 14.1 Before You Begin; 14.2 Lesson 1: Understanding and Installing AD LDS; 14.3 Lesson 2: Configuring and Using AD LDS; 14.4 Chapter Review; 14.5 Chapter Summary; 14.6 Key Terms; 14.7 Case Scenario; 14.8 Suggested Practices; 14.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 15: Active Directory Certificate Services and Public Key Infrastructures; 15.1 Before You Begin; 15.2 Lesson 1: Understanding and Installing Active Directory Certificate Services; 15.3 Lesson 2: Configuring and Using Active Directory Certificate Services; 15.4 Chapter Review; 15.5 Chapter Summary; 15.6 Key Terms; 15.7 Case Scenario; 15.8 Suggested Practices; 15.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 16: Active Directory Rights Management Services; 16.1 Before You Begin; 16.2 Lesson 1: Understanding and Installing Active Directory Rights Management Services; 16.3 Lesson 2: Configuring and Using Active Directory Rights Management Services; 16.4 Chapter Review; 16.5 Chapter Summary; 16.6 Key Terms; 16.7 Case Scenario; 16.8 Suggested Practices; 16.9 Take a Practice Test; Chapter 17: Active Directory Federation Services; 17.1 The Purpose of a Firewall; 17.2 Active Directory Federation Services; 17.3 Before You Begin; 17.4 Lesson 1: Understanding Active Directory Federation Services; 17.5 Lesson 2: Configuring and Using Active Directory Federation Services; 17.6 Chapter Review; 17.7 Chapter Summary; 17.8 Key Terms; 17.9 Case Scenario; 17.10 Suggested Practices; 17.11 Take a Practice Test; Answers; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17;

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