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Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure Course

Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure Course

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Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure Course

5 Sessions -
13 Hours of Interactive Training

The Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure course from LearnKey prepares you with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement, and maintain a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure. Expert instructor Dale Brice-Nash demonstrates how to set up and maintain Active Directory structure and topology, and how to plan and implement user, computer, and group security. At the conclusion of the course, you will understand the skills required to manage and maintain an Active Directory infrastructure within a Windows Server 2003 environment.

Benefits
  • Develop your IT abilities and credibility.
  • Increase your career opportunities and earning potential.
  • Be prepared to pass MCP exam 70-294.

About The Author
Dale Brice-Nash has been teaching information security principles since 1996. Brice-Nash’s areas of expertise include vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection and incident response handling. Among the many IT certifications he holds are Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, MCSE, MCT, CCNA, Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator, and Citrix Certified Instructor.

Session 1

Section A: AD Introduction

  • Overview
  • Objectives
  • Course Content

Section B: AD Foundations and CIA Model

  • Foundations Overview
  • Active Directory
  • Directory Service in AD
  • Directory Service Char.
  • AD Interoperability
  • CIA Model
  • CIA Responsibility

Section C: Logical and Physical Comps.

  • AD Definitions
  • Logical Components
  • Logical Structure
  • Physical Components
  • Physical Structure

Section D: FSMO Roles of AD

  • Master Roles Overview
  • Understanding Schema
  • Schema Master
  • Schema Master Seizure
  • Viewing Schema
  • Schema User Class
  • New User Attributes
  • Role Transition

Section E: Additional FSMO Roles of AD

  • Domain Naming Master
  • Domain Naming Seizure
  • Domain-Specific Masters
  • Domain Naming Controls
  • Domain-Specific Controls
  • Infrastructure Roles

Section F: Unique Names/Global Catalog

  • Uniqueness Rules
  • Global Catalog
  • Distinguished Name
  • Relative Dist. Name
  • Domain/Forest Summary

Section G: Administrative Tools

  • Create New User Object
  • New User Password
  • Change New User Object
  • Windows Support Tools
  • ADSI Edit
  • NetBIOS Commands

Session 2

Section A: DNS Concepts

  • Installation Overview
  • AD Authentication
  • DNS Components
  • DNS and AD
  • DNS Structure
  • DNS Namespace
  • DNS Query Types
  • DNS Queries

Section B: DNS Zone Types

  • Zone Types Overview
  • Primary and Secondary
  • Zone Transfers
  • Stub vs. Secondary Zones
  • Delegation and Integration
  • Examining the Zone File
  • Zone Identification
  • Create and Integrate

Section C: Installation Requirements

  • Domains and Forests
  • Prerequisites Checklist
  • More Prerequisites
  • Operating Systems
  • Information Required

Section D: Installation Process

  • Installation of AD
  • Installation Upgrade
  • Adprep Forest
  • Adprep Domain
  • Installation Specifics
  • Installation Decisions

Section E: AD Replica

  • Add a Replica
  • IFM
  • IFM Rules
  • Adding a Replica

Section F: Validate Installation

  • Validation Process
  • Validation Tools
  • Validation Steps
  • Validation

Section G: Post Installation Process

  • Post Checklist
  • Zone Integration
  • New Group Policy
  • SMB Signing Policy

Session 3

Section A: Forest and Domain Levels

  • Overview
  • Forest Functional Levels
  • Domain Functional Levels
  • Enhancements
  • Raising

Section B: Trusts/Decommissioning DCs

  • Trust Relationships
  • Relationship Types
  • Create a Trust
  • Trust Direction
  • Trust Password
  • Complete Trust
  • Decommissioning Steps

Section C: Organizational Unit Structure

  • OU Overview
  • OU's Role in AD
  • OU Phases
  • OU Hierarchy
  • Organizational Factors
  • Guidelines
  • Creating OUs
  • Using Dsadd

Section D: OU Delegation

  • Overview
  • Delegation of Control
  • Security and Permissions

Section E: Implementing Users and Groups

  • Overview
  • Implementing Concepts
  • SID, RID, and GUID
  • SIDHistory
  • SIDHistory Tool
  • Exploring SID and RID

Section F: User Account and Group Types

  • Account Types
  • Group Types and Scopes
  • Group Scopes
  • Group Scope Simplified
  • Enterprise Model
  • Single Domain Forest
  • Creating and Managing
  • User Admin Tools

Session 4

Section A: UPN and Password Policies

  • UPN Suffixes
  • Alternate UPN
  • Password Strategies
  • Securing Authentication
  • Password and Auth.

Section B: Group Policy Objects in AD

  • Overview
  • GPO Settings
  • GPO Concepts
  • GPO Application
  • GPO Planning

Section C: Creation and Mgmt. of GPOs

  • Overview
  • Exploring GPOs
  • User Settings

Section D: Tools and Delegating GPO

  • GPO Tools
  • RSoP
  • Gpupdate
  • GPMC
  • Delegate Control
  • Validate and Test

Section E: GPO Software Deployment

  • Windows Installer
  • Software Life Cycle
  • Deployment Process
  • Assignment vs. Publishing
  • Deployment

Section F: Software Mgmt. and Removal

  • Management Overview
  • Management Options
  • Removing Software

Section G: Replication in AD

  • Sites and Replication
  • Replication Notification
  • Update Notification
  • Replication Process
  • Replication Conflicts

Section H: Intrasite and Intersite in AD

  • Sites in AD
  • Intrasite
  • Intersite
  • Intersite Replication
  • Create Site
  • Intrasite Replication

Session 5

Section A: Security Settings

  • GPO Editor
  • Smart Card Auth.
  • User Certificates
  • IP Security Policies
  • Local Group Policy

Section B: Highly Available DNS

  • Overview
  • DNS in AD
  • Global Catalog Servers
  • Enable Global Catalog
  • Universal Group Caching
  • DC Placement
  • Capacity Planning

Section C: FSMO Rules

  • Overview
  • Schema Master
  • Domain Naming Master
  • PDC Emulator and RID
  • Infrastructure Master
  • Transfer Roles
  • Seizing Roles
  • Ntdsutil

Section D: Backup, Analysis, and Monitor

  • NTBackup
  • Backing up AD
  • Restoring AD
  • Restore Process
  • Replication Tools
  • Performance Analysis
  • Replication Monitor

Section E: AD Implementation Plan

  • Overview
  • Directory Serv. Models
  • Project Life Cycle
  • AD Project Documents
  • Resources