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MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals: 98-365

Learn how to install, configure and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2012. Pass your MTA exam first time!
Instructor:
Marious Kuriata
5,993 students enrolled
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Install Windows Server 2008 and 2012 from scratch
Identify and implement basic roles and features
Understand Active Directory
Manage server resources, permissions, shares and storage
Troubleshoot and maintain Windows Server 2008 and 2012
Understand virtualization, remote access and security concepts
Cheat sheets and exam tips

        Statistics on the Microsoft Certification website indicate that 91% of hiring managers consider certification as part of their hiring criteria 

        Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is a recommended entry point into  IT certification. Pass just one exam and you’ll earn  a certification! 

!!! This is a legacy course covering Windows Server 2008 !!!

        The main benefit to earning a Microsoft Certification is that it shows  potential employers/hiring managers that you have the necessary  requirements and skills to be the perfect candidate for the job. 

        In this course you will learn all you need to know to pass the exam and apply your skills in the real world scenarios.  NEW! Cheat Sheets and exam tips included!

  • Overview of Microsoft Server Solutions

  • Labs with step-by-step instructions

  • Real world examples

  • Detailed lectures on Active Directory

  • Users, Groups, Permisions and Policies

  • Virtualization, Remote Access, Security, Storage…

  • Detailed Cheat Sheets to help you pass the exam.

        You will find almost all support roles in IT require some Microsoft skills. It is especially important to have a good grasp of Windows Servers, every day thousands of new servers go live and require a certified engineer to deploy, support and maintain the infrastructure. 

        The course is perfect for anyone who seeks to learn the fundamental Microsoft Server concepts. 

  Contents and Overview 

        In over 6 hours of content including more than 50 lectures, this course covers the basics of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012. Each chapter closes with a quiz to make sure you can practice exam questions and test your knowledge before moving to the next section. 

        We start from scratch discussing an installation process, basic configuration and we move to roles and features like Hyper-V, Remote Access, Active Directory, Storage and Printer. 

        There is a section dedicated to maintenance and troubleshooting – skills you need to have if you want to apply for a job and work with Microsoft Servers. 

        Students completing the course will have the knowledge to install and manage a Windows Server 2008/2012 including basic troubleshooting. You’ll also receive bonus materials that reinforces the concepts you’ve learned including cool and funny animations. A lot of real world examples help you apply your skills and make difficult topics much easier to understand. 

  Stand out from the crowd, learn the fundamentals of Windows Server and pass the MTA exam

Introduction

1
MTA is going to be updated to WS2016!
2
Welcome!
3
What is MTA all about? Is it worth it?
4
Let's make sure we are on the same page here
5
What is a Server?
6
Important Update

Server Installation

1
What to expect in this section
2
Editions of Windows Server
3
Boot up process
4
Understanding Device Drivers
5
Installation Options
6
Create your own lab - Introduction to Microsoft Virtual PC and VMWare
7
Let's install our first Microsoft Server - LAB - part 1
8
Basic configuration - LAB - part 2
9
How to use Virtual PC
10
Installation of Windows Server 2008 /2012 using Virtual PC
11
Windows Server 2012 - bonus video
12
Server Installation Quiz

Check if you are ready?

Server Roles

1
What to expect in this section
2
Identifying Application Servers
3
Web Services - let's run our own WWW Server!
4
Print and File Services
5
Remote Access Options
6
Server Virtualization
7
Server Roles

Check if you are ready!

Active Directory - things you need to know

1
What to expect in this section
2
Active Directory Infrastructure
3
Organizational Units, Accounts and Groups in Windows Server
4
Let's see that in action - Active Directory and Domain Controlles - Lab
5
Permissions: NTFS and Share
6
Permissions - lab
7
Let' add some roles
8
Group Policy - let's block some things!
9
Group Policy in action
10
Basic tools and commands that you need
11
An interview with an Active Directory Expert - bonus video
12
Active Directory Quiz

Are you ready?

Storage

1
What to expect in this section
2
Storage Technologies
3
RAID - it is everywhere!
4
Let's check a real server
5
Storage

Make sure you are ready to move on!

6
Backup Strategies

Server Performance Management

1
What to expect in this section
2
Hardware or software issues?
3
Understanding Performance Monitoring
4
Logs and Alerts - when things go wrong...
5
Monitor your server using SNMP
6
Server Performance Management

Check if you are ready to move on

Server Maintenance

1
What to expect in this section
2
Business Continuity
3
Let's make a back up
4
Updates are important!
5
Learn how to troubleshoot a Windows Server Platform
6
Server Maintenance

Check if you are ready to move on!

Cheat Sheets and Exam Tips

1
Tips to pass the exam and practice tests
2
MTA Cheat Sheet - Hardware
3
MTA Cheat Sheet - Server Roles
4
MTA Cheat Sheet - Users and Permissions
5
MTA Cheat Sheet - Recovery and Back-up
6
MTA Cheat Sheet - Tools and Commands

Interesting Features and Labs

1
Windows Server 2016 - Technical Preview - First Tests
2
NEW! Windows 10 and Windows Server 2008 - Test

Bonus videos

1
It's time to say good bye
2
How to use Windows Server 2012 as a Back up server (NAS)
3
This stupid printer is not working again - fix it now!
4
Let's buy a NAS device
5
Remote Support Tools
6
Windows 10 - How To Map A Network Drive

MTA Windows Server 2016 - UPDATE

1
Update
2
How to Build a lab at Home
3
What Will I Need?
4
What's new in Windows Server 2016
5
Let's Install Windows Server 2016
6
Dashboard in Windows Server 2016
7
Overview of Active Directory
8
Domains, Trees, Forests, and OUs
9
Basic Configuration
10
Let's add AD now!
11
Logging in
12
Joining a Computer to a Domain
13
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