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MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365)

MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365)

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MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365)

6 Sessions -
9 Hours of Interactive Training

The MTA Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (98-365) course is an excellent course for those looking to get an introduction to server administration. Presented as if you are being promoted to a junior server administrator, this course focuses on server installation, server roles, Active Directory, storage, server performance, and server maintenance. This course will help students gain employability skills in server administration, help to earn an MTA certification, and serve as a bridge to more advanced Windows Server courses and certifications.

Benefits
  • Learn from an expert the MTA 98-365 exam objectives
  • Pre/Post test questions and interactive labs
  • Access your courseware anytime, anywhere

About The Author
Jason Manibog, LearnKey’s senior instructor, has spent over 15 years in the Information Technology arena as a trainer, consultant, and courseware writer. Jason is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with multiple certifications in Microsoft, CompTIA, and Adobe. Jason brings a wealth of real-world experience and the ability to explain things in very practical, real-life like terms to any class he teaches, courseware he writes, or e-Learning courses he develops.

Session 1

Section A: Introduction

  • Welcome
  • How to Study for This Exam

Section B: Understand Device Drivers

  • Installation
  • Removal, Disabling
  • Update/Upgrade
  • Rollback, Troubleshooting
  • Plug and Play
  • IRQ and Interrupts
  • Driver Signing
  • Managing Through Group Policy

Section C: Understand Services

  • Service Statuses
  • Startup Types
  • Recovery Options
  • Delayed Startup
  • Run As Settings
  • Stop or Pause a Service
  • Service Accounts
  • Dependencies

Section D: Understand Server Installation Options

  • Operating System Version Options
  • Server Core vs. Desktop, Nano Server
  • Interactive Install
  • Automated Install Using WDS
  • VHD/VHDX Installation Source
  • Perform Unattended Installs
  • Perform Upgrades
  • Clean Installs
  • Migration

Session 2

Section A: Identify Application Servers

  • Mail Servers, Database Servers
  • Collaboration Servers
  • Monitoring Servers, Threat Management

Section B: Understand Web Services

  • IIS
  • WWW
  • FTP
  • Installing from Server Manager
  • Separate Worker Processes
  • Adding Components
  • Sites, Ports
  • SSL
  • Certificates

Section C: Understand Remote Access

  • Remote Assistance
  • Remote Administration Tools
  • Remote Desktop Services
  • Multipoint Services
  • Licensing
  • RD Gateway
  • VPN
  • App Virtualization, Multiple Ports

Section D: Understand File and Print Services

  • Local Printers, Network Printers
  • Printer Pools
  • Web Printing, Web Management
  • Driver Deployment
  • Permission vs. Rights
  • Auditing
  • Print Job Management

Section E: Understand Server Virtualization

  • Virtual Memory
  • Virtual Networking
  • Snapshots and Save States
  • P2V Conversions, V2P Conversions
  • VHD and VHDX Formats
  • Nested Virtualization

Session 3

Section A: Understand Accounts and Groups

  • Domain Accounts
  • Local Accounts
  • User Profiles
  • Computer Accounts, Group Types
  • Default Groups
  • Group Scopes, Group Nesting
  • AGDLP and AGUDLP

Section B: Understand OUs and Containers

  • Purpose of OUs
  • Purpose of Containers
  • Delegation
  • Default Containers
  • Uses for Different Container Objects
  • Default Hidden and Visible Containers

Section C: Understand AD Infrastructure

  • Domain Controllers
  • Forests
  • Child Domains
  • Operation Master Roles
  • Domain vs. Workgroup
  • Trust Relationships
  • Functional Levels
  • Namespaces
  • Sites
  • Replication
  • Schema
  • Passport

Section D: Understand Group Policy

  • Group Policy Processing
  • Group Policy Management Console
  • Computer Policies
  • User Policies
  • Local Policies

Session 4

Section A: Storage Technologies and Scenarios

  • Topology Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Local Storage, Network Storage
  • Fibre Channel, iSCSI Hardware

Section B: Understand RAID Redundancy

  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
  • Hardware and Software RAID

Section C: Understand Disk Types

  • SSD and HDD Types
  • ATA Basic Disk
  • Dynamic Disk
  • Mount Points
  • File Systems
  • Mounting a Virtual Hard Disk
  • Distributed File Systems

Session 5

Section A: Identify Hardware Components

  • Memory
  • Disk, Processor
  • Network
  • 32-Bit and 64-Bit Architecture
  • Removable Drives
  • Graphic Cards, Cooling, Power, Ports

Section B: Understand Performance Monitoring

  • Methodology
  • Procedures
  • Resource Monitor
  • CPU
  • Memory and Disk
  • Creating a Baseline
  • Performance Monitor
  • Task Manager
  • Performance Counter
  • Data Collector Sets

Section C: Understand Logs and Alerts

  • Event Viewer
  • Purpose of Performance Logs and Alerts

Session 6

Section A: Identify Steps in the Startup Process

  • BIOS, UEFI
  • TPM
  • Boot Sector
  • Boot Loader, MBR
  • Boot.ini
  • POST
  • Safe Mode

Section B: Understand Business Continuity

  • Backup and Restore
  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Clustering
  • AD Restore
  • Folder Redirection
  • Data Redundancy
  • UPS

Section C: Understand Updates

  • Software
  • Drivers
  • Operating Systems
  • Applications
  • Windows Update
  • Windows Server Update Service

Section D: Understand Troubleshooting Methods

  • Processes
  • Procedures
  • Best Practices
  • Systematic vs. Specific Approach
  • Performance Monitor
  • Event Viewer
  • Resource Monitor
  • ITIL
  • Central Logging
  • Event Filtering
  • Default Logs
  • Conclusion