In this online clinic, you are introduced to the improvements to security, management, and communications in Branch Office Server for Windows Server 2008. This includes branch office deployment, Active Directory administration, wide-area network utilization, and minimizing security risks. This online clinic is composed of a rich multimedia experience. It is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in the new features and functionality in Windows Server 2008. To get the most out of this clinic, it is recommended that you have experience implementing Windows Server 2000 or Windows Server 2003. This is one of five clinics in collection 5934.
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
Explain what branch office infrastructure is.
Describe improvements to branch office server deployment.
Describe improvements to Read-Only Domain Controller (RODC) administration for branch office.
Describe improvements to Wide Area Network (WAN) utilization for branch offices.
Identify risks to branch office security and methods of minimizing those risks.
Modules & Lessons
Introducing Branch Office Management in Microsoft Windows Server® 2008
Branch Office Management Solutions in Windows Server 2008
Improvements to Branch Office Server Deployment
Improvements to Domain Controller Administration for Branch Offices
Improvements to WAN Communications for Branch Offices
Minimizing Risks to Branch Office Security
To view this course, you need:
A Pentium II, 256 MB RAM with a processor speed greater than or equal to 400 MHZ
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
Adobe Flash 7.0 or higher (1MB disk space needed to install)
Microsoft Silverlight 4.0 or higher
Microsoft Windows Media Player 7.0 or higher
Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0 or higher
A Super VGA monitor with minimum screen resolution 1024x768, with 16-bit color.
A sound card, and either speakers or headphones (for multi-media audio).
Internet bandwidth of 56K or faster. Broadband internet access is recommended.
For courses containing Virtual Server-based labs (courses in the IT Professional and Developer Catalog), you will need:
Microsoft Virtual Server ActiveX control (1MB disk space needed to install)