E’ da poco uscito un nuovo MOC (Microsoft Official Curriculum) dal codice 10159A per coloro che vogliono aggiornare le proprie competenze alla versione R2 di Windows Server 2008. Il corso 10159 si intitola “Updating Your Windows Server 2008 Technology Skills to Windows Server 2008 R2”. La durata del corso è quantificata in 3 giornate. Le argomentazioni trattate sono:

Modulo 1: Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
This module explains how to deploy and manage Windows Server 2008 R2. It describes the steps to install Windows Server 2008 R2. It also explains the methods to configure Windows deployment services and the methods to migrate server roles, features, and settings to Windows Server 2008 R2. It further explains about the methods to manage Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Installing Windows Server 2008 R2
• Configuring Windows Deployment Services
• Migrating Server Roles, Features, and Settings to Windows Server 2008 R2
• Managing Windows Server 2008 R2
• Configuring and Testing Virtual Hard Disk with Native Boot

• Configuring New Features in Windows Deployment Services
• Migrating Server Roles

• Using Server Manager for Remote Administration
• Removing Anonymous Access to Confidential Files Automatically
• Dealing with Stale Data
• Using Features in Windows Server Backup

Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Install Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Configure Windows Deployment Services.
• Migrate server roles, features, and settings to Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Manage Windows Server 2008 R2.

Modulo 2: Configuring Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2
This module explains how to configure Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2. It explains the steps for configuring the features of Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 R2. It also explains the new group policy features in Active Directory domain services in Windows Server 2008 R2. The module describes the features of other Active Directory Server roles in Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Configuring Active Directory Domain Services Features
• Configuring Group Policy in Active Directory Domain Services
• Features of Other Active Directory Server Roles
• Installing and Configuring the Active Directory Administration Center
• Configuring and Testing the Active Directory Recycle Bin
• Configuring Offline Domain Join

• Using Starter GPO
• Using Group Policy Preferences
• Implementing Application Control Policies

Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Configure the features of AD DS in Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Configure Group Policy in AD DS in Windows Server 2008 R2.
• Describe the features of Other Active Directory Server Roles in Windows Server 2008 R2.

Modulo 3: Configuring Server Virtualization by Using Hyper-V
This module explains how to configure Server Virtualization by using Hyper-V. It explains bout the features of Hyper-V. It also describes how to configure Live Migration in Hyper-V and how to effectively use System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2.

• Configuring the Features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
• Configuring Live Migration in Hyper-V
• System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2
• Installing and Configuring Failover Clustering
• Configuring Cluster Shared Volumes
• Setting Up a Virtual Machine for Live Migration
Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Describe Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.
• Configure Live Migration in Hyper-V.
• Describe System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2.
Modulo 4: Configuring Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows Server 2008 R2
This module explains how to configure Remote Desktop Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. It explains about Remote Desktop Services and the features of Remote Desktop Services. It also describes how to configure Remote Desktop Services for remote computers and how to configure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.
Lezioni
• Configuring Remote Desktop Services
• Configuring Remote Desktop Gateway
• Configuring Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
• Publishing Applications Using RemoteApp and Remote Desktop Connection Broker
• Publishing Applications for External Users Using Remote Desktop Gateway
• Configuring Virtual Desktop Pool
Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Configure Remote Desktop Services for remote computers.
• Configure Remote Desktop Gateway.
• Configure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.

Modulo 5: Deploying and Configuring Remote Access Services
This module explains how to deploy and configure Remote Access Services. It explains about DirectAccess. It also explains the methods for deploying DirectAccess. It further describes how to configure VPN Reconnect.
• Overview of DirectAccess
• Deploying DirectAccess
• Configuring VPN Reconnect
• Reviewing Existing Infrastructure Configuration
• Completing Configuration of Infrastructure Services for DirectAccess
• Completing Configuration of the DirectAccess Server and Verify ISATAP-based connectivity
• Implementing VPN Reconnect
Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Describe DirectAccess.
• Deploy DirectAccess.
• Configure VPN Reconnect.

Modulo 6: Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Features for Branch Offices
This module explains how to configure Windows Server 2008 R2 features for branch offices of a business enterprise. It discusses about the features for optimizing branch office network access. It also explains how to configure the branch office security features.
Lezioni
• Features for Optimizing Branch Office Network Access
• Configuring BranchCache
• Configuring Branch Office Security Features
• Configuring BranchCache in Distributed Cache Mode
• Configuring BranchCache in Hosted Cache Mode
• Configuring Read Only DFS Replica
Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Describe the features for optimizing branch office network access.
• Configure BranchCache.
• Configure Branch Office security features.

Modulo 7: Configuring and Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Services
This module explains how to configure and manage IIS and FTP.
• Configuring and Managing IIS
• Configuring FTP
• Creating and Configuring a Web Site on Windows Server 2008 R2
• Managing ASP.NET on Server Core
• Configuring FTP Virtual Host Names and Deploying FTP over SSL
Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:

• Configure and manage IIS.
• Configure FTP.

Modulo 8: Managing Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0
This module describes how to manage Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0. It further explains how to use Windows PowerShell 2.0. It also explains how to manage Active Directory Domain Services and server roles with Windows PowerShell.
• Using Windows PowerShell
• Managing AD DS with Windows PowerShell
• Managing Server Roles with Windows PowerShell
• Using Windows PowerShell
• Working with Active Directory by Using the Active Directory PowerShell Module
•Managing IIS by Using Windows PowerShell
• Configuring Server Manager Server Roles and Features by Using Windows PowerShell
Obiettivi
After completing this module, students will be able to:
• Use Windows PowerShell.
• Manage AD DS with Windows PowerShell.
• Manage server roles with Windows PowerShell.