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Windows Server 2008 Training
  • Windows Server 2008 Training

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  • MCSA: Windows Server 2008

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  • Windows Server 2008 MCTS

    Building Block Certifications
  • Windows Server 2008 MCITP

    MS Certified IT Professional

Windows Server 2008 Training

New Horizons Southern California provides the official Microsoft Curriculum and courses you need to accomplish your goals. Browse our Windows Server 2008 Training below; or if you are looking for certification, view the tabs at left for certification information to match the course with the exam you need to pass.

Windows Server 2008 - Foundational Skills

6419 Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers Schedule Outline
6420 Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure and Application Platform Schedule Outline

Windows Server 2008 - Active Directory Configuration

6425 Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services Schedule Outline
6426 Configuring Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Schedule Outline

Windows Server 2008 - Network Infrastructure Configuration

6421 Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Schedule Outline

Windows Server 2008 - Application Infrastructure Configuration

6418 Deploying Windows Server 2008 Schedule Outline
6428 Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Schedule Outline
6429 Configuring and Managing Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2008 Schedule Outline
5060 Implementing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Schedule Outline

Windows Server 2008 - Server Administration

6433 6433 Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008 Schedule Outline
6434 Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell Schedule Outline

Windows Server 2008 - Enterprise Administration

6435 Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Schedule Outline
6436 Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services Schedule Outline
6437 Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Platform Infrastructure Schedule Outline

Windows Server 2008 - Upgrading from Windows Server 2003

6416 Updating your Network Infrastructure and Active Directory Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008 Schedule Outline

MCSA: Windows Server 2008

As the most recent Windows Server 2008 certification, the MCSA: Windows Server 2008 provides the foundation for your professional career, and is one option for the first level of the most recent Microsoft certifications focusing on Cloud technologies, leading to the MCSE and MCSM.

The MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification requires three exams. More or less coursework may be required, based on your level of experience.

Exam 70-640 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
Course: 6425 Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services
Course: 6426 Configuring Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
Exam 70-642 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
Course: 6421 Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
Exam 70-646 Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator
Course: 6433 Planning and Implementing Windows Server 2008

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Certifications

Please Note: These certifications will be retired on January 31, 2014. The MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification and corresponding exams will remain in market.

Building Block Certifications

Microsoft's MCTS certifications allow you to focus your time and energy on exams and certifications that are very specific to your working environment. Obtain one or more of the following Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certifications:

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration

The MCTS Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration is ideal for network engineers who specialize on Active Directory. The certification candidate must pass a single exam. Depending on your experience level, less or more coursework may be required.

With certification training at New Horizons Southern California, the student will learn:

  • Fundamentals of Active Directory services and roles
  • Creating and configuring Active Directory services
  • Working with objects and trust
  • Active Directory sites and replication
  • Implementing group policies
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting Active Directory
  • Working with certificates and certificate services
Exam 70-640 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
Course: 6419 Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers
Course: 6420 Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008
Course: 6425 Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain Services
Course: 6426 Configuring Identity and Access Solutions with Windows Server 2008 Active Directory

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration

The MCTS Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure certification focuses on Windows Server 2008 infrastructure configuration and maintenance. The successful candidate must pass one exam. With MCTS certification training at New Horizons Southern California, the student will learn:

  • Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008 network infrastructure
  • TCP/IP fundamentals, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Security and firewalls
  • Server 2008 load balancing
  • Working with DNS, WINS and DHCP
  • Remote access solutions

Depending on your experience level, less or more coursework may be required.

Exam 70-642 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
Course: 6419 Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers
Course: 6420 Fundamentals of Windows Server 2008
Course: 6421 Configuring and Troubleshooting a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure

MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration

The MCTS Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure certification is an excellent way to demonstrate your skill with Server 2008 installations as well as IIS and Terminal Services. With certification training at New Horizons Southern California, the student will learn:

  • Windows Server 2008 installation and configuration
  • Unattended installations
  • Windows Deployment Services
  • Upgrading and migrating to Server 2008
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining IIS 7.0 Web Server
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining Terminal Services

The successful candidate must pass a single exam. Depending on your experience level, less or more coursework may be required.

Exam 70-643 TS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring
Course: 6418 Deploying Windows Server 2008
Course: 6419 Configuring, Managing, and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Servers
Course: 6428 Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services

MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Certifications

MCITP: Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator

Please Note: This certification will be retired on January 31, 2014. The MCSA: Windows Server 2008 certification and corresponding exams will remain in market.

The MCITP Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator is an advanced certification for Windows Server 2008 Network Administrators. It is expected that candidates pursuing this certification have a minimum of one year experience working with Windows Server products. The MCITP Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator certification candidate must pass 5 exams: one client operating system exam (Windows 7 shown below, there are also Vista options), three MCTS exams and one MCITP exam specific to this certification.

Client Operating System Prerequisite (one required)

Exam 70-680 Windows 7, Configuring
Exam 70-681 TS: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Deploying

Windows Server MCTS Prerequisites

See MCTS tab for more details

Exam 70-640 Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
Exam 70-642 Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
Exam 70-643 TS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring

MCITP Exam

Depending on your experience level, less or more coursework may be required.

Exam 70-647 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator
Course: 6435 Designing a Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure
Course: 6436 Designing a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Infrastructure and Services
Course: 6437 Designing a Windows Server 2008 Applications Platform Infrastructure