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

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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



CD Features MeasureUp Practice Questions!

Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers

Multiple test modes

Random questions and order of answers

Coverage of each 70-640 exam objective



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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  • Mixed media product | 624 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 40.64mm | 839.14g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0789737914
  • 9780789737915
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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 CD Features MeasureUp Practice Questions! Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers Multiple test modes Random questions and order of answers Coverage of each 70-640 exam objective 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. informit.com/examcram ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3791-5 ISBN-10: 0-7897-3791-4
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Table of contents

Introduction

Self-Assessment

MCTSs and MCITPs in the Real World

The Ideal MCITP Candidate

Put Yourself to the Test

Testing Your Exam Readiness

Well, Let's Get to It

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

The Building Blocks of Active Directory

Domains

Trees

Forests

Organizational Units

Sites

Domain Controllers

Global Catalog

Operations Masters

New Features of Active Directory in Windows Server 2008

Server Manager

Configuring Forests and Domains

Requirements for Installing Active Directory Domain Services

Installing Active Directory Domain Services

Verifying the Proper Installation of Active Directory

Performing Unattended Installations of Active Directory

Server Core Domain Controllers

Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) v.3.1

Alternate User Principal Name (UPN) Suffixes

Removing Active Directory

Upgrading from Windows Server 2003

Interoperability with Previous Versions of Active Directory

Upgrading a Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller

Configuring Global Catalog Servers

Promotion of Domain Controllers to Global Catalog Servers

Universal Group Membership Caching (UGMC)

Partial Attribute Sets

Configuring Operations Masters

Schema Master

Domain Naming Master

PDC Emulator

Infrastructure Master

RID Master

Placement of Operations Masters

Transferring and Seizing of Operations Master Roles

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 2: Active Directory and DNS

Configuring DNS Zones

DNS Zone Types

Creating DNS Zones

DNS Records

Configuring DNS Zone Properties

Dynamic, Non-Dynamic, and Secure Dynamic DNS

Time to Live

Zone Scavenging

Configuring DNS Server Settings

Forwarding

Root Hints

Configuring Zone Delegation

Debug Logging

Event Logging

Advanced Server Options

Monitoring DNS

Command-Line DNS Server Administration

Configuring Zone Transfers and Replication

Replication Scope

Types of Zone Transfers

Secure Zone Transfers

Configuring Name Servers

Application Directory Partitions

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 3: Active Directory Sites and Replication

The Need for Active Directory Sites

Configuring Sites and Subnets

Creating Sites

Adding Domain Controllers

Creating and Using Subnets

Site Links, Site Link Bridges, and Bridgehead Servers

The Need for Site Links and Site Link Bridges

Configuring Site Links

Site Link Bridges

Site Link Costs

Bridgehead Servers

Sites Infrastructure

Configuring Active Directory Replication

Intersite and Intrasite Replication

Distributed File System

One-Way Replication

Replication Protocols

Replication Scheduling

Forcing Intersite Replication

Monitoring and Troubleshooting Replication

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 4: Configuring Additional Active Directory Roles

New Server Roles and Features

Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)

Installing AD LDS

Configuring Data Within AD LDS

Migration to AD LDS

Configuring an Authentication Server

Use of AD LDS on Server Core

Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)

Installing AD RMS

Certificate Request and Installation

Self-Enrollments

Delegation

Active Directory Metadirectory Services (AD MDS)

Read-Only Domain Controllers

Installing a Read-Only Domain Controller

Unidirectional Replication

Administrator Role Separation

Read-Only DNS

BitLocker

Replication of Passwords

syskey

Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

Installing the AD FS Server Role

Trust Policies

User and Group Claim Mapping

Configuring Federation Trusts

Windows Server 2008 Virtualization

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 5: Active Directory Objects and Trusts

Creating User and Group Accounts

Introducing User Accounts

Introducing Group Accounts

Creating User, Computer, and Group Accounts

Use of Template Accounts

Using Bulk Import to Automate Account Creation

Configuring the UPN

Configuring Contacts

Creating Distribution Lists

Managing and Maintaining Accounts

Creating Organizational Units

Configuring Group Membership

AGDLP/AGUDLP

Resetting Accounts and Passwords

Denying Privileges

Protected Admin

Local Versus Domain Groups

Deprovisioning Accounts

Disabling or Deleting Accounts

Delegating Administrative Control of Active

Directory Objects

Configuring Active Directory Trust Relationships

Transitive Trusts

Forest Trust Relationships

External Trust Relationships

Realm Trust Relationships

Shortcut Trust Relationships

Authentication Scope

SID Filtering

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 6: Configuring and Troubleshooting Group Policy

Overview of Group Policy

Group Policy Objects

Creating and Applying GPOs

Managing GPOs

Configuring GPO Hierarchy and Processing Priority

Group Policy Filtering

Group Policy Loopback Processing

Configuring GPO Templates

User Rights

ADMX Central Store

Administrative Templates

Restricted Groups

Starter GPOs

Shell Access Policies

Using Group Policy to Deploy Software

Assigning and Publishing Software

Deploying Software Using Group Policy

Upgrading Software

Removal of Software

Troubleshooting the Application of Group Policy Objects

Resultant Set of Policy

Gpresult

Gpupdate

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 7: Group Policy and Active Directory Security

Use of Group Policy to Configure Security

Configuring Account Policies

Fine-Grained Password Policies

Security Options

Additional Security Configuration Tools

Auditing of Active Directory Services

New Features of Active Directory Auditing

Use of GPOs to Configure Auditing

Use of Auditpol.exe to Configure Auditing

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 8: Monitoring and Maintaining the Active Directory Environment

Backing Up and Recovering Active Directory

Use of Windows Server Backup

Recovering Active Directory

Linked Value Replication

Backing Up and Restoring GPOs

Offline Maintenance of Active Directory

Restartable Active Directory

Offline Defragmentation and Compaction

Active Directory Database Storage Allocation

Monitoring Active Directory

Network Monitor

Task Manager

Event Viewer

Reliability and Performance Monitor

Windows System Resource Manager

Server Performance Advisor

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 9: Active Directory Certificate Services

What's New with Certificate Services in Windows Server 2008?

Installing Active Directory Certificate Services

Certificate Authority Types and Hierarchies

Installing Root CAs

Installing Subordinate CAs

Certificate Requests

Certificate Practice Statements

Managing Certificate Templates

Certificate Template Types

Configuring Certificate Templates

Managing Different Certificate Template Versions

Key Archival

Key Recovery Agents

Managing Certificate Enrollments

Network Device Enrollment Services

Certificate Autoenrollment

Web Enrollment

Smart Card Enrollment

Creating Enrollment Agents

Configuring Certificate Authority Server Settings

Certificate Stores

Certificate Server Permissions

Certificate Database Backup and Restore

Assigning Administration Roles

Managing Certificate Revocation

Certificate Revocation Lists

Configuring Online Responders

Authority Information Access

Exam Cram Questions

Answers to Exam Cram Questions436

Chapter 10: Practice Exam 1

Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 11: Answer Key to Practice Exam 1

Answers at a Glance

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 12: Practice Exam 2

Exam Cram Questions

Chapter 13: Answer Key to Practice Exam 2

Answers at a Glance

Answers to Exam Cram Questions

Appendix A: Need to Know More?

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Appendix C

Appendix B: What's on the CD-ROM

Multiple Test Modes

Study Mode

Certification Mode

Custom Mode

Attention to Exam Objectives

Installing the CD

System Requirements

Creating a Shortcut to the MeasureUp Practice Tests

Technical Support

Appendix C: Installing Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 Hardware Requirements

Manually Installing Windows Server 2008

Installing a Complete Server

Using Sysprep to Prepare a Virtual Server

Installing a Windows Server Core Computer

Useful Server Core Commands

Upgrading a Windows Server 2003 Computer

Automating Windows Server 2008 Installation

Glossary

Index
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About Don Poulton

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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