70-643: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure

Course Overview
This course will teach students about deploying Windows in the Enterprise, working with
Terminal Services, working with a Terminal Services Infrastructure, storage and high-
availability, file and email services, working with web applications, web server
management & security, collaboration with WSS, and working with Windows media.
Course Introduction 8m
Course Introduction
Module 01 – Deploying Windows in the Enterprise 2h 31m
Lesson 1: How to Deploy Windows in the 2008 Server Environment
Basics of Windows Deployment
Tools of the Planning Phase
Tools of the Building Phase
Tools of the Deployment Phase
Basics of Windows Deployment, Cont.
Windows PE
Image X
Windows SIM
WIM: A Closer Look
Ways to Deploy Windows
Manual Deployment
Lite & Zero-Touch Deployment
Lesson 2: Working with WDS
Looking at Windows Deployment Services
WDS Components
The WDS Role
Initial WDS Configuration
WDS Server Properties
Image Capturing
How Deployment Works
What Happens in the Background
Demo – Configuring WDS
Demo – Install Boot Image
Lesson 3: Virtual Machine Deployment
Understanding What a VM Is
Prior Virtualization Options
Hyper-V Disk Types
Hyper-V Networks
Demo – Install Hyper-V
Lesson 4: Putting in an Activation Infrastructure
Windows Activation Types
The MAK Model
KMS Activation
Module 01 Review
Module 02 – Working with Terminal Services 1h 14m
Lesson 1: Terminal Server Setup and Deployment
Basics of Terminal Services
TS Features
Remote Desktop
How to Install TS
TS License Options
Preparing the Terminal Server
Installing Application on the TS
Demo – Installing Terminal Services
Demo – TS Licensing
Lesson 2: Working with Terminal Services
Configuration Console
RDP Connection Properties
More on the TS General Tab
Using Group Policy with TS
Demo – Terminal Services Manager
Module 02 Review
Module 03 – Working with a Terminal Services Infrastructure 1h 26m
Lesson 1: Using Terminal Server Clients
Working with the TS Client
RDP as a TS Client
Using GPO to Configure the Client
Using TS User Profiles
Setting Up User Connections
TSM Properties
Managing Connected Users
Common User Management Tasks
Working with Client Resources
Lesson 2: Introducing the Terminal Services Gateway
What is the TS Gateway?
Example Design of the TS Gateway
TS Gateway Installation and Initial Configuration
The Installation Options
Demo – Terminal Services Infrastructure
Lesson 3: Application Publishing, Using the TS RemoteApp
Using TS RemoteApp to Publish an Application
Advantages of Using RemoteApp
Hosting a RemoteApp on a Server
Publishing RemoteApps
Using TS Web Access to Deploy a RemoteApp
Distributing RemoteApps with RDP
Using the Windows Installer and Remote Application for Distribution
Demo – RemoteApp
Demo – RDPFile
Module 03 Review
Module 04 – Storage and High-Availability 1h 20m
Lesson 1: Server Storage Options and Setup
Overview of Server Storage Options
Managing Storage
Using Diskmgmt.msc
Advanced Volume Features
Demo – Working with Disk Sets
Lesson 2: Server Clusters
High-Availability Options
More About Load Balancing
Installing and Configuring High-Availability
Demo – NLB
Module 04 Review
Module 05 – File and Email Services 1h 29m
Lesson 1: Working with FTP
Publishing Services
FTP Publishing Service
FTP Security
Other FTP Settings
Working with FTP 7
FTP 7 Configuration Files
FTP User Security
More on User Isolation
Securing Network Access to/from FTP
FTP Firewall
Site Settings
Logs – Unsung Hero of Security
Directory Browsing
Demo – Configuring FTP
Demo – Working with FTP
Lesson 2: Working with SMTP
The SMTP Feature
Working with SMTP Services
SMTP Server Settings
Securing SMTP
SMTP Messages Options
Delivery Properties
Management Permission
Using SMTP
Accessing Email with ASP.NET
Demo – Installing SMTP
Module 05 Review
Module 06 – Working with Web Applications 2h 41m
Lesson 1: Installing IIS
IIS Security
What’s New in IIS 7.0
IIS Components and Options
The Application Server Role on Windows 2008 Server
Features of the Application Role
The IIS 7.0 Role on Windows 2008 Server
IIS Default Role Services
Review of the Role Services
Installing the IIS Role
Post IIS Installation Notes
What is the WSRM
Demo – Installing IIS
Lesson 2: Configuring IIS
Management Tools for IIS
IIS Management Console
Working with Web Sites
Sites and Bindings
Your Default Site
New Web Sites
Limiting Sites
Site Logging
How Do Web Applications Fit Into IIS?
Application Pools
Virtual Directories
Working with the CLI
The appcmd
More Command Line Options
Working with the Web Server Config Files
Operations on Web Sites and Applications
Centralized Configuration
Migrating from IIS 6.0
Demo – Creating Web Sites
Demo – Backup IIS
Module 06 Review
Module 07 – Web Server Management & Security 2h 5m
Lesson 1: Working with IIS Security
What Accounts Were Created with IIS Installation?
File System Permissions
Working with IIS Administration Features
What are Request Handlers
Configuring Handlers
Handler Security
Handler Mappings
More Handler Security
Demo – Managing IIS Security
Demo – Managed Handler Mappings
Lesson 2: Securing Access to Web Services
Working with IIS Authentication
Types of Authentication
Authentication Requirements
Authentication Levels
URL Authorization Rules
Configuring Server Certificates
Getting the Certificate
Other Types of Certificates
Confirming the Certificate
Import and Export of Certificates
More Security Options
.NET Trust Levels
Implementing .NET Trust Levels
Demo – Securing Web Services
Demo – Configuring Server Certificates
Module 07 Review
Module 08 – Collaboration with WSS 1h 7m
Lesson 1: Working with Windows SharePoint Services
What is WSS?
WSS Deployment Options
WSS Access
Options for Deployment
Demo – Installing SharePoint
WSS Configuration Wizard
Confirming Proper WSS Installation
Accessing WSS via the Web Client
Administering WSS from the Web Browser
The Administration Page
Managing SharePoint
Demo – Working with SharePoint
WSS Security
E-mail Options
WSS Logging
Usage Analysis
WSS Job Management
Administration Automation
Disaster Recovery for WSS
Working with WSS Sites
Site Collection Options
Quota Options
Managing the Site Settings
Working with Web Applications
Web Application Settings
Web Application Security
Using Application Templates
Module 08 Review
Module 09 – Working with Windows Media 1h
Lesson 1: Windows Media Services
How to Configure Windows Media Service
Management Tools for Windows Media
Working with Publishing Points
Add Publishing Point Wizard
Administration of Publishing Points
Monitoring Publishing Points
Publishing Point Source Settings
The Create Wrapper Wizard
The Announcement Wizard
Settings for the Publishing Point
Advertising Settings
Securing Windows Media Services
Cache/Proxy Features
Cache Settings
Proxy Settings
Monitoring Proxy/Cache Servers
Protecting Content
Demo – Installing Media Services
Demo – Making a Publishing Point
Module 09 Review
Course Closure
Total Duration: 15h

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