MCTS 70-640 Exam Cram: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

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Pearson Education, Sep 11, 2008 - Computers - 624 pages

MCTS Exam Cram

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

 

Exam 70-640

 

Don Poulton

 

Covers the critical information you’ll need to know to score higher on Exam 70-640!

 

Utilize new features of Windows Server 2008 related to Active Directory

Install and configure Active Directory forests and domains

Plan and implement an Organizational Unit structure

Plan and manage Active Directory infrastructure components, such as operations masters, global catalogs, read-only domain controllers, and sites

Plan, implement, and manage Active Directory using Group Policy

Plan and manage Active Directory roles, including Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, Active Directory Rights Management Services, and Active Directory Federation Services

Deploy software in Active Directory using Group Policy

Utilize Active Directory features to manage users and groups

Back up and restore Active Directory, and rebuild an Active Directory domain controller from backup

Deploy and manage a public key infrastructure using Active Directory Certificate Services

 

WRITTEN BY A LEADING EXPERT:

 

Don Poulton, MCSA, MCSE, A+, Network+, Security+, has been involved in consulting with small training providers as a technical writer, during which time he wrote training and exam prep materials for Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. More recently, he has written or co-authored several certification volumes on Security+, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista, published by Que Publishing.

 

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Contents

Introduction
SelfAssessment
Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
Chapter 2 Active Directory and DNS
Chapter 3 Active Directory Sites and Replication
Chapter 4 Configuring Additional Active Directory Roles
Chapter 5 Active Directory Objects and Trusts
Chapter 6 Configuring and Troubleshooting Group Policy
Chapter 10 Practice Exam 1
Chapter 11 Answer Key to Practice Exam 1
Chapter 12 Practice Exam 2
Chapter 13 Answer Key to Practice Exam 2
Appendix A Need to Know More?
Appendix B Whats on the CDROM
Appendix C Installing Windows Server 2008
Glossary

Chapter 7 Group Policy and Active Directory Security
Chapter 8 Monitoring and Maintaining the Active Directory Environment
Chapter 9 Active Directory Certificate Services
Index
The 70640 Cram Sheet
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2008)

Don Poulton, MCSA, MCSE, A+, Network+, Security+, has been involved with computers since the days of 80-column punch cards. After a career of more than 20 years in environmental science, Don switched careers and trained as a Windows NT 4.0 MCSE. He has been involved in consulting with a couple of small training providers as a technical writer, during which time he wrote training and exam prep materials for Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, and Windows XP.

 

In addition, Don has worked on programming projects, both in his days as an environmental scientist, and more recently with Visual Basic to update an older statistical package used for multivariate analysis of sediment contaminants.

 

When not working on computers, Don is an avid amateur photographer who has had his photos displayed in international competitions and published in magazines such as Michigan Natural Resources Magazine and National Geographic Traveler. Don also enjoys traveling and keeping fit.

 

Don lives in Burlington, Ontario, with his wife, Terry.

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