2 Day(s)


The objective of this course is to provide delegates with an overview of Windows Server 2008 concepts and basic support tasks. It is aimed at Support Staff and Administrators requiring a foundation in Windows and will also serve as a stepping stone to the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist Exams

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Server Overview

  • Understanding What a Server Does
  • Installing Windows Server 2008 RS

Managing Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Performing Initial Configuration Tasks
  • Using the Control Panel
  • Configuring IP Address Settings
  • Managing Devices and Device Drivers
  • Using Microsoft Management Console and Administrative Tools
  • Installing Programs, Roles, and Features
  • Managing Services
  • Understanding the Registry
  • Managing Server Core

Managing Storage

  • Identifying Storage Technologies
  • Looking at Network Attached Storage and Storage Area Networks
  • Understanding Disk Structure
  • Using Disk Management Tools

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers

  • Managing Information Technology
  • Introducing Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Booting the System
  • Understanding Performance
  • Introducing Business Continuity
  • Understanding Backups
  • Performing Server Repair

Essential Services

  • Naming Resolution
  • DHCP Services
  • Introducing Directory Services with Active Directory

File and Print Services

  • Introducing NTFS
  • Sharing Drives and Folders
  • Looking at Printers
  • Enabling Auditing

Popular Windows Network Services and Applications

  • Introducing the Web Server
  • Understanding Remote Access
  • Introducing Remote Administration
  • Understanding Server Virtualization

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
2 795 £795 2018-09-17