Microsoft Course 6445 - Implementing and Administering Windows Small Business Server 2008 — A 5-Day Course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 page for courses currently available in this subject area.

This five-day instructor-led M6445 course provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement, and manage Windows Small Business Server 2008.

Course Objectives

After completing this M6445 training course, students will be able to:

Intended Audience

This course is intended for technology consultants, system integrators, and in-house technology staff that serve small and medium- sized businesses.

Course Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should have technical knowledge and skills equivalent to the following courses:

Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Outline Course Contents

Module 1: Plan and Design a Technology Solution for a Small Business

This module explains about the key new features of Small Business Server 2008 and how to create an IT roadmap for the small business using the Business and Technology Assessment Toolkit.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 2: Installing Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008

This module explains how to prepare the server for networking, install Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 and configure the Internet connection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 3: Managing a Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Environment

This module explains how to manage the Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment using the Windows SBS Console, how to manage Users and Groups, and how to configure user accounts.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 4: Manage and Configure Messaging

This module explains how to manage user messaging, mobile device, Outlook and other settings using the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console and Exchange Management console. Students will learn to implement e-mail protection from spam and viruses.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 5: Manage and Configure Collaboration

This module explains how to manage the intranet site, create new SharePoint sites, install Web applications and modify and manage site settings.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 6: Add Client Computers and Devices to the Network

This module explains how to add client computers, printers and faxes to the Small Business Server 2008 network.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 7: Manage and Configure Remote Access

This module explains how to manage the commonly used tasks for establishing remote access to the Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 network and its resources.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 8: Manage and Configure Security

This module explains the key security tasks and security best practice for managing the Windows Small Business Server 2008 environment.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 9: Manage Data Folders and Backup

This module explains how to manage server storage using administrative tasks in the Windows Small Business Server 2008 console. Students learn to plan and prepare for disasters and data recovery, and configure and administer backups.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 10: Monitoring and Maintaining System and Services Availability

This module explains how to maintain the Windows Small Business Server 2008 using native maintenance and reporting tools and utilities.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 11: Migrating from Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003

This module explains how to migrate from Windows Small Business Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 to Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 12: Managing Comprehensive Line-of-business Products

This module explains how to integrate comprehensive line-of-business applications with the existing IT infrastructure.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 13: Deploying Additional Servers

This module explains how to expand the Windows Small Business Server 2008 network and configure server roles and applications, including premium applications on the additional Windows Servers.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 14: Advanced Topics and Troubleshooting

This module explains how to use native Windows tools and utilities to configure technologies that help protect the computer from unwanted traffic, and administer and troubleshoot the Windows Server 2008 from the command line.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

Module 15: Manage the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Environment using Group Policy

This module explains how to implement specific configurations for users and computers using Group Policy settings.

After completing this module, students will be able to: