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MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals Course & Labs

ISBN : 9781616915803

Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 98-365 certification exam with MTA 98-365- Windows Server Administration Fundamentals study guide. The study guide also provides performance-based labs that simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The 98-365 - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals program validates the skills and expertise of a candidate required for understanding server roles, installation, maintenance, and performance management; storage; and active directory.

The MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-365. This certifications allows you to start from the beginning to learn how to administer Windows servers.

Lessons
Lessons
15+
Exercises
351+
Quizzes
115+
Flashcards
104+
Glossary of terms
104+
TestPrep
Pre Assessment Questions
50+
Full Length Tests
6+
Post Assessment Questions
55+
Lab
Performance lab
97+
Video tutorials
92+
Hours
01:27+
LiveLab (Add-on Component)
livelab
17+
Video tutorials
92+
Hours
01:27+

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
Videos
39+
Minutes
26+
  • Overview
  • Introducing Servers
  • Understanding Server Roles
  • Microsoft Windows Server Features
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Installation Options
  • Upgrading Servers
  • Using Server Core
  • Working with Device Drivers
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Data Storage Concepts
  • Understanding RAID
  • Identifying Storage Technologies
  • Understanding Disk Types
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Understanding Services
  • Configuring Services
  • Managing Services
  • Troubleshooting Services
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Understanding Active Directory
  • Planning for Active Directory Servers
  • Planning a DNS Namespace
  • Exploring Sites and Replication
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Planning an Active Directory Installation
  • Installing Active Directory
  • Review Questions
  • Running the DCPROMO Wizard
  • Overview
  • Exploring AD Management Tools
  • Working with Users and Groups
  • Understanding Organizational Units and Containers
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Understanding Group Policy
  • Defining the Group Policy Hierarchy
  • Touring the Group Policy Management Console
  • Creating a Group Policy Object
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Understanding Application Servers
  • Database Servers
  • Mail Servers: Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Collaboration Servers
  • Monitoring Servers
  • Threat Management Servers
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Understanding Web Services
  • Internet Information Services
  • Running an FTP Server
  • Configuring Sites and Ports
  • Web Server Security
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Exploring File Servers
  • Understanding DFS
  • Understanding Print Servers
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Planning for Remote Administration Tools
  • Understanding Remote Desktop Services
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Introducing Troubleshooting Processes and Procedures
  • REACTing
  • Stepping Through the OSI Model
  • Troubleshooting with the Hardware/Software Model
  • Symptom, Diagnosis, and Solution
  • Systems Thinking
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Performance Myths and Truths
  • Command Prompt Tools
  • Resource Monitor
  • Performance Monitor
  • Virtualization and Performance
  • Review Questions
  • Overview
  • Maintaining the Hardware
  • Planning for Server Downtime
  • Understanding Windows Update
  • Automating with Logs and Alerts
  • Planning for Continuity
  • Review Questions

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Installing routing and remote access
  • Testing remote access client connectivity
  • Configuring printers
  • Installing Windows deployment services
  • Installing print and document services
  • Installing server core
  • Installing a plug and play device
  • Installing a non-plug and play device
  • Updating a device driver
  • Rolling back a device driver to the previous version
  • Signing a device driver package
  • Creating a certificate
  • Viewing a certificate information
  • Adding a certificate to the Trusted Root CA certificate store
  • Choosing a file system
  • Configuring RAID 1
  • Configuring RAID 0
  • Creating a VHD file
  • Configuring startup type and recovery for services
  • Specifying a user account to log on
  • Managing services
  • Starting a service at the power shell
  • Stopping a service at the power shell
  • Restarting a service at the power shell
  • Displaying service status and dependencies
  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Identifying DNS terms
  • Configuring active directory sites
  • Configuring subnets
  • Scheduling AD replication
  • Creating and deleting a site link
  • Creating a host
  • Installing a DNS server
  • Configuring the DNS zone
  • Configuring IP settings
  • Configuring the primary DNS suffix
  • Installing ADDS using the command prompt
  • Viewing domain specific FSMO roles
  • Transferring domain-wide FSMO roles
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role
  • Creating a domain user account
  • Creating a domain local group
  • Creating a global group
  • Creating a universal group
  • Creating groups and adding users using AGDLP strategy
  • Adding a user in a global group
  • Adding a global group as a member of a universal group
  • Adding a universal group as a member of a domain local group
  • Setting the profile path to save a user profile
  • Creating organizational units
  • Moving a user to an organizational unit
  • Delegating control in an organizational unit
  • Using group policy cmdlets
  • Processing a group policy
  • Editing group policy settings
  • Creating a group policy
  • Creating GPO desktop restrictions
  • Installing the application server role
  • Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Understanding threat management server features
  • Creating an FTP site
  • Generating a request for an Internet server certificate
  • Installing an SSL certificate to a website
  • Binding an SSL certificate to a website
  • Managing SSL settings
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Adding support for ASP and ASP.NET to IIS installation
  • Enabling 32-bit application for an application pool
  • Adding the FTP service to a server
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Creating a web site
  • Importing a certificate
  • Configuring security policy to enable auditing
  • Disabling the sharing wizard
  • Creating a DFS namespace
  • Installing an Internet printing client
  • Enabling file, folder, and share permissions
  • Enabling printer pooling
  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Displaying system information
  • Configuring event logs
  • Filtering entries in Event Viewer
  • Adding counters
  • Creating data sets
  • Configuring data collection set - alerts
  • Analyzing performance data
  • Configuring startup options
  • Installing the WSUS server role
  • Installing Microsoft report viewer redistributable
  • Using GPO for client targeting
  • Installing the Windows server backup feature
  • Performing a full server backup
  • Setting up folder redirection
  • Verifying folder redirection
  • Managing backups
  • Backing up an active directory

Hands on Activities (LiveLab)

  • Installing routing and remote access
  • Testing remote access client connectivity
  • Configuring printers
  • Installing Windows deployment services
  • Installing print and document services
  • Installing server core
  • Installing a plug and play device
  • Installing a non-plug and play device
  • Updating a device driver
  • Rolling back a device driver to the previous version
  • Signing a device driver package
  • Creating a certificate
  • Viewing a certificate information
  • Adding a certificate to the Trusted Root CA certificate store
  • Choosing a file system
  • Configuring RAID 1
  • Configuring RAID 0
  • Creating a VHD file
  • Configuring startup type and recovery for services
  • Specifying a user account to log on
  • Managing services
  • Starting a service at the power shell
  • Stopping a service at the power shell
  • Restarting a service at the power shell
  • Displaying service status and dependencies
  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Identifying DNS terms
  • Configuring active directory sites
  • Configuring subnets
  • Scheduling AD replication
  • Creating and deleting a site link
  • Creating a host
  • Installing a DNS server
  • Configuring the DNS zone
  • Configuring IP settings
  • Configuring the primary DNS suffix
  • Installing ADDS using the command prompt
  • Viewing domain specific FSMO roles
  • Transferring domain-wide FSMO roles
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role
  • Creating a domain user account
  • Creating a domain local group
  • Creating a global group
  • Creating a universal group
  • Creating groups and adding users using AGDLP strategy
  • Adding a user in a global group
  • Adding a global group as a member of a universal group
  • Adding a universal group as a member of a domain local group
  • Setting the profile path to save a user profile
  • Creating organizational units
  • Moving a user to an organizational unit
  • Delegating control in an organizational unit
  • Using group policy cmdlets
  • Processing a group policy
  • Editing group policy settings
  • Creating a group policy
  • Creating GPO desktop restrictions
  • Installing the application server role
  • Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Understanding threat management server features
  • Creating an FTP site
  • Generating a request for an Internet server certificate
  • Installing an SSL certificate to a website
  • Binding an SSL certificate to a website
  • Managing SSL settings
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Adding support for ASP and ASP.NET to IIS installation
  • Enabling 32-bit application for an application pool
  • Adding the FTP service to a server
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Creating a web site
  • Importing a certificate
  • Configuring security policy to enable auditing
  • Disabling the sharing wizard
  • Creating a DFS namespace
  • Installing an Internet printing client
  • Enabling file, folder, and share permissions
  • Enabling printer pooling
  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Displaying system information
  • Configuring event logs
  • Filtering entries in Event Viewer
  • Adding counters
  • Creating data sets
  • Configuring data collection set - alerts
  • Analyzing performance data
  • Configuring startup options
  • Installing the WSUS server role
  • Installing Microsoft report viewer redistributable
  • Using GPO for client targeting
  • Installing the Windows server backup feature
  • Performing a full server backup
  • Setting up folder redirection
  • Verifying folder redirection
  • Managing backups
  • Backing up an active directory
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