Microsoft Windows Server Administration Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training)

Video description

Your complete Windows Server video course: hands-on skills for real-world success, plus expert prep for your MTA 98-365 (Windows Server Administration Fundamentals) exam!


In this unique video package, top IT instructor/consultant Ed Liberman helps you master the core skills you need to run and manage Windows Server, and fully prepare for your MTA 98-365 certification exam. Drawing on his experience helping thousands of people supercharge their IT careers, Liberman helps you develop real world skills for success with Windows Server -- and even have fun while you learn. Step by step, you'll build and deepen your knowledge of installing Windows Server, defining Server Roles, using Active Directory, managing storage, and using Windows Server's most important maintenance tools. Everything's organized into bite-sized, self-contained sessions, so you can learn key Windows skills in as little as five minutes!

About the Instructor

Ed Liberman(MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, A+, Network+, Server+, CWTS, CWNA, CWNT) has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998, and has helped thousands of people get started in IT or advance their IT careers. When not teaching, he consults independently with corporations seeking to improve their network infrastructure.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • How to install and update Windows Server, and establish server roles
  • How to manage Windows Server hardware, services, and storage
  • How to efficiently monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server
  • How to ensure maximum server performance and prepare for business continuity
  • How to provide efficient file, print, and remote access services
  • How to set up Active Directory users, groups, OUs, and Group Policy
  • How to take advantage of Windows Server's powerful virtualization capabilities
  • The best ways to prepare for your MTA 98-365 certification exam

Who Should Take This Course

  • Everyone who wants to use or manage Windows Server, especially those preparing for Microsoft's MTA 98-365 Windows Server Administration Fundamentals certification exam

Course Requirements

  • Basic experience with any version of Windows

Table of Contents

Course Intro

  • 0.1. Meet Your Instructor
  • 0.2. What We Will Cover
  • Lesson 1: Server Overview
  • 1.1. Server Installation Options
  • 1.2. Server Roles
  • 1.3. Server Virtualization
  • 1.4. Server Hardware
  • 1.5. Understanding Updates
  • Lesson 2: Managing Windows Server
  • 2.1. Device Drivers
  • 2.2. Services
  • 2.3. Remote Management
  • Lesson 3: Managing Storage
  • 3.1. Storage Technologies
  • 3.2. RAID
  • 3.3. Disk Types
  • Lesson 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers
  • 4.1. Performance Monitoring
  • 4.2. Event Logs and Alerts
  • 4.3. Boot Process
  • 4.4. Business Continuity
  • 4.5. Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Lesson 5: Working with Active Directory
  • 5.1. Active Directory Infrastructure
  • 5.2. Users
  • 5.3. Groups
  • 5.4. Organizational Units (OUs)
  • 5.5. Group Policy
  • Lesson 6: File and Print Services
  • 6.1. NTFS Permissions
  • 6.2. Shared Drives and Folders
  • 6.3. Printers
  • 6.4. Auditing
  • Lesson 7: Popular Windows Network Services and Applications
  • 7.1. Web Servers
  • 7.2. Remote Access Servers
  • 7.3. Server Virtualization
  • Lesson 8: Preparing for Certification
  • 8.1. Test Objectives
  • 8.2. Test Preparation Strategies
  • 8.3. Test Taking Strategies
  • 8.4. How to Sign Up for the Exam
  • Course Summary
  • 9.1. What We Covered
  • 9.2. What’s Next
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    Product information

    • Title: Microsoft Windows Server Administration Fundamentals LiveLessons (Video Training)
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: November 2014
    • Publisher(s): Pearson
    • ISBN: 0133949427