MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640), 1st Edition

  • Greg Tomsho Yavapai College
  • ISBN-10: 1423902351  |  ISBN-13: 9781423902355
  • 720 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2006, 2004
  • © 2010 | Published
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    About

    Overview

    MCTS Guide to Microsoft®Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration prepares students to develop the skills needed to manage a Windows Server 2008 system and to prepare to pass the MCTS 70-640 certification exam. While the focus of topics is on the configuration of Active Directory and related services, coverage of Windows foundational topics such as the file system and networking are also included. Extensive coverage begins with an introduction to Windows Server 2008 and goes on to active directory design, account management, group policy management and configuration, certificate services, AD LDS, AD RMS, AD FS, server core, Windows Hyper-V virtualization, and server management.


    Features/Benefits

    • Full-color content maps fully to MCTS Certification Exam #70-640: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration.
    • Hands-on activities are interspersed throughout each chapter so there is a balance of conceptual material and hands-on reinforcement.
    • Case projects encourage readers to review and apply key concepts through real-world set up and administrative scenarios
    • Includes new appendices with virtual machine instructions and a step-by-step guide to using server virtualization software.
    • Includes 120-day evaluation version of Microsoft Windows Server 2008

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introducing Windows Server 2008.
    Chapter 2. Installing Windows Server 2008.
    Chapter 3. Introducing Active Directory.
    Chapter 4. Active Directory Design and Security Concepts.
    Chapter 5. Account Management.
    Chapter 6. Windows File and Print Services.
    Chapter 7. Configuring Group Policy.
    Chapter 8. Introduction to Windows Networking.
    Chapter 9. Configuring DNS for Active Directory.
    Chapter 10. Configuring and Maintaining the Active Directory Infrastructure.
    Chapter 11. Active Directory Certificate Services.
    Chapter 12. Additional Active Directory Server Roles.
    Chapter 13. Server Management and Monitoring.
    Appendix A. MCTS 70-640 Exam Objectives.
    Appendix B. Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration Resources.
    Appendix C. Virtual Machine Instructions for Selected Activities.
    Appendix D. A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Server Virtualization Software.

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    The Lab Manual for MCTS GUIDE TO CONFIGURING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY, 1st Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included.


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    With powerful online exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's Cengage Learning's MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT® WINDOWS SERVER® 2008, ENTERPRISE ADMINISTRATION textbook and MCTS/MCITP Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. LabConnection is also available on DVD and as an institutional version with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection on DVD for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1111310041 | ISBN-13: 9781111310042)

    With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCTS Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection Printed Access Card for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1111310084 | ISBN-13: 9781111310080)

    With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCTS Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection Student Enterprise Solutions for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1111310297 | ISBN-13: 9781111310295)

    With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCTS Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.


    Student Supplements

    Student Supplements

    All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

    Cengage Learning eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111318581 | ISBN-13: 9781111318581)


    Coursenotes for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (exam # 70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1423925777 | ISBN-13: 9781423925774)


    Web-Based Labs: MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1423902726 | ISBN-13: 9781423902720)

    WEB-BASED LABS FOR MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION (EXAM #70-640) provides step-by-step labs taken directly from MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION (EXAM #70-640). Using a real lab environment over the Internet, students can log on anywhere, anytime via a Web browser to gain essential hands-on experience using Microsoft Windows Server 2008.


    Labsim for MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1423902718 | ISBN-13: 9781423902713)

    Course Technology offers robust LabSim simulation software, which features unique, open lab exercises that give you hands-on experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, while also preparing you for the MCTS 70-640 certification. This rich, full-scale software allows you to move freely through a safe, simulated environment to accomplish tasks in a variety of ways. Looking for more instruction in certain areas? Extensive demonstrations and videos provide the illustration and guidance to help students master the skills required to support and troubleshoot a variety of operating systems, even if you don’t have access to the actual software.


    Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111128480 | ISBN-13: 9781111128487)

    The Lab Manual for MCTS GUIDE TO CONFIGURING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY, 1st Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included.


    dtiMETRICS Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111134987 | ISBN-13: 9781111134983)


    LabConnection on CengageBrain Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1285777603 | ISBN-13: 9781285777603)

    With powerful online exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's Cengage Learning's MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT® WINDOWS SERVER® 2008, ENTERPRISE ADMINISTRATION textbook and MCTS/MCITP Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. LabConnection is also available on DVD and as an institutional version with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285462440 | ISBN-13: 9781285462448)

    With powerful online exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's Cengage Learning's MCITP GUIDE TO MICROSOFT® WINDOWS SERVER® 2008, ENTERPRISE ADMINISTRATION textbook and MCTS/MCITP Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. LabConnection is also available on DVD and as an institutional version with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection on DVD for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1111310041 | ISBN-13: 9781111310042)

    With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCTS Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection Printed Access Card for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1111310084 | ISBN-13: 9781111310080)

    With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCTS Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.


    LabConnection Student Enterprise Solutions for MCTS Guide to Configuring Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory (Exam #70-640)  (ISBN-10: 1111310297 | ISBN-13: 9781111310295)

    With powerful computer-based exercises, lab simulations and in-depth remediation capabilities, LabConnection® provides a uniquely integrated supplement to hands-on networking courses, and can be used both as a virtual lab and homework assignment tool. LabConnection supports Cengage Learning's MCTS Guide to Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Active Directory Configuration textbook and MCTS Certification Exam #70-640, and offers remediation towards both. LabConnection, by dti Publishing, is a system that enables exercises and labs to be embedded within the curriculum and instruction. The system is designed for instructor led learning but can also be built into a distance learning course. The standalone DVD version allows use of the simulation product without the necessity of online access. LabConnection is also available as online and institutional versions, with full learning management capabilities.


    Meet the Author

    About the Author

    Greg Tomsho

    Bio: Greg Tomsho is director of the Computer Networking Technology Department and Cisco Academy at Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. He has earned the CCNA, MCTS, MCSA, A+, Security+ and Linux+ certifications. A former software engineer, technical support manager and IT director, he has more than 30 years of computer and networking experience. His other books include MCTS GUIDE TO WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ACTIVE DIRECTORY CONFIGURATION, MCTS GUIDE TO MICROSOFT WINDOWS SERVER 2008 APPLICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE CONFIGURATION, GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS, GUIDE TO NETWORK SUPPORT AND TROUBLESHOOTING and A+ COURSEPREP EXAMGUIDE.