This one-day instructor-led class is intended for IT professionals and IT managers who work with Active Directory or supervise IT professionals that work with Active Directory. Additionally, IT professionals that work with products that integrate with Active Directory such as Exchange can also benefit. In this course, students learn how and why Active Directory was developed by Microsoft, the fundamental architecture, basic design, management, as well as security and fundamentals for cloud integration with services like Azure.
This course is intended for both novice and experienced IT professionals, Network Administrators new to Active Directory, Help Desk Personnel, Network Support Personal, Desktop Support Personal, Managers that oversee IT personnel, Developers that create products that interact with Active Directory and Exchange Administrators.
Principles of Active Directory
This module lays the fundamental groundwork for understanding all major principles of active directory from management and design to integrating with other forests and the cloud. All of the foundational terminology and standards used in Active Directory are clearly defined and explained.
Development of Active Directory
What is X.500
Active Directory Architecture
NTLM and Kerberos
Managing operating systems with GPOs, Workplace Join and InTune
Active Directory Groups: Domain Local, Global and Universal
Using and Managing Active Directory Domain Controllers
Forest and Domain Functional Levels
Introduction to Active Directory Partitions and the Global Catalog
Basic Forest Structure and Design
Basic Domain Structure and Design
Basic OU Structure and Design
Describe the key features and editions of Active Directory
Understand all of the principle components of Active Directory including Sites, Domains, OUs and their use.
Describe the authentication mechanisms used by Active Directory and how they are implemented.
Understand the common design scenarios used when implementing Active Directory.
Describe the techniques used by Active Directory to manage computers and network resources.
Fundamentals of WAN management with Active Directory
This module explains how to use the wide area networking features of Active Directory such as Active Directory Sites and Site Link Objects to control and manage replication, login traffic and site aware applications.
Understanding AD Sites and WAN Traffic Management
Basic AD Sites and Logon Traff
Introduction to AD Sites and Replication Traffic
Bridgehead Servers and Site Link Objects
Site Aware Applications
Describe the key features, in Active Directory used to manage WAN logon and replication traffic.
Understand the function of the Knowledge Consistency Checker and the Inter-Site Topology Generator.
Fundamentals of WAN design with Active Directory.
Resolve common WAN traffic issues.
Introduction to Active Directory Group Policy Object
This module explains Active Directory Group Policy, how it functions, how it is used and the fundamental features and limitations. Students will understand all major features of GPOs and how they can be effectively implemented to avoid common issues.
Introduction to Group Policy
Fundamental Concepts of GPO Scripts
Introduction to Creating and Using GPOs
Principles of Managing Multiple GPOs
Block, Enforce and Inheritance
GPOs and Active Directory Versions
Introduction to Controlling and Installing Software with GPOs, SRP and App Locker
Describe the key features, editions, and hardware requirements Active Directory Group Policy.
Principles of managing multiple GPOs and inheritance.
Upgrade and Migrate to new Administrative Templates.
Understand Block, Enforce, GPO scripts and container linking.
Introduction to software installation with GPOs and application control.
Resolve common issues
Principles of Active Directory Integration
This module explains how Active Directory can be integrated and used with other Active Directory Forests, X.500 Realms, LDAP services and Cloud services.
Active Directory and “The Cloud”
User Principle Names, Authentication and Active Directory Federated Services
Active Directory and “The Cloud”
Determine server operating system version of a Domain Controller
Determine Domain Functional Level
Determine Forest Functional Level
Raise Domain and Forest Functional Level
Create a logical Active Directory Diagram
Authenticate and login using both Pre-Windows 2000 and User Principle Name login methods.
Understand the use and limitations of Active Directory authentication methods.
Explore and use the Active Directory Users and Computers Utility
Create OU containers, users and delegate rights and permissions
Explore the Active Directory Administrative Center.
Understand common issues.
Explore and use the Group Policy Management Editor
Explore and understand the settings in the default Active Directory GPOs
Create a new Group Policy Object using the Group Policy Management Editor
Apply and test application of the new GPO
Describe the key features of Active Directory that can be used for extra WAN resource sharing
Understand the term Cloud and the advantage of Cloud services.
Understand the principles of Authentication outside of an Active Directory Forest.
Describe the role of Kerberos, Single Sign On and User Principle Names.
Experience and use the principle Active Directory management tools described in the course.
Create, edit and apply a Group Policy Object.
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