Posted by: kurtsh | January 18, 2010

TRAINING: Windows Server 2008 R2 – Hands On Labs

Windows Server 2008 R2 – Hands-on Lab Course Outline and Agenda

Windows Server 2008 R2 Session Description
This overview event will give students a hands-on introduction to Windows Server 2008 R2, with built-in web and virtualization technologies, which enable you to increase the reliability and flexibility of your server infrastructure. New virtualization tools, web resources, and security enhancements help you save time, reduce costs, and provide a platform for a dynamic and optimized datacenter. Powerful new capabilities like hosting ASP.NET application on Server Core, Live Migration of Virtual Machines, and Publishing Centralized Desktops provide cost saving solutions that ensure you have a flexible, manageable server infrastructure on which to build your business.

By attending this course you will become familiar with new capabilities across the four investment pillars – Web, Virtualization, Security and Management.

Who Should Attend?
This hands-on-lab event is for IT Professionals who work in organizations of all sizes and are concerned with the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a variety of server types. The actual job roles of the individuals may vary, but in general they will fall within the categories of Systems Administration, Server Administration, and Systems Engineering.

To get the most from this lab, you will be experienced (skill level 200+) with the technologies included in Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

Event Details:



60 minutes

Welcome and R2 Introduction

45 – 60 minutes

Server Management and Powershell v2
Remote Management using Server Manager, Powershell Integrated Scripting Environment, Executing and managing background jobs, Powershell v2 transactions, Powershell remoting, Managing Server Core with Powershell

45 – 60 minutes

What’s New in Active Directory R2
Using the Active Directory Administration Center, Working with the Active Directory Powershell Module, Enabling Active Directory Recycle Bin, Configuring Offline Domain Joins

45-60 minutes

Implementing BranchCache
Configuring Distributed Cache, Configuring Hosted Cache, Configuring BranchCache for SMB shares.

60 minutes

Deploying and Managing ASP.NET on Server Core
Installing ASP.NET on Server Core, Installing and Configuring IIS Management Components, Configuring an ASP.NET website, Using the Web Deployment Tool to Deploy Website Packages

60-75 minutes

Remote Desktop Centralized Publishing
Install and Configure Remote Desktop Server, Install and Configure Remote Desktop Connections Broker, Install and Configure Remote Desktop Gateway, Install and Configure RemoteApp Applications

Date, Time, Location:
This event is invite-only.  If you are a customer of mine, please contact me for details on running events and registration.


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