Configuring Network Application Services in Windows Server 2008

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Windows Server 2008 includes new components to facilitate the processes of hosting, licensing, and delivering audio and video media. This course covers the new Digital Rights Management features that let you assign policies based on who is accessing your media, along with new SharePoint services that allow for the collaboration and content management of your business content, processes and goals. SharePoint e-mail features along with maintenance tasks, such as backups and restores, are also covered. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-643: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuring. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCTS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure, Configuration certification, and counts as credit towards the following exams: Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator.

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The audience for this path includes administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in the enterprise. The audience also includes individuals seeking certification on Microsoft's new generation server platform.

As an exam prerequisite, any candidate should have a minimum of one year of experience implementing and administering a network operating system in an environment that has the following characteristics: • 250 to 5,000 or more users • three or more physical locations • three or more domain controllers • network services and resources such as messaging, a database, file and print, a proxy server, a firewall, the Internet, an intranet, remote access, and client computer management • connectivity requirements such as connecting branch offices and individual users in remote locations to the corporate network and connecting corporate networks to the Internet

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Configuring Network Application Services in Windows Server 2008

  • install Windows Media Server
  • create a publishing point
  • configure a caching server
  • configure a reverse proxy server
  • install Active Directory Rights Management Service
  • create an AD RMS Rights Policy template
  • distribute a rights policy template
  • verify the AD RMS service
  • configure a Windows Media Reverse Proxy Server
  • install a stand-alone Windows SharePoint server
  • create a new web application
  • create a site collection
  • create a site from central administration
  • configure the SMTP service for incoming e-mail
  • delegate Active Directory permissions
  • configure incoming mail at server level
  • configure lists and libraries
  • back up and restore a SharePoint site collection
  • create a site from central administration
  • configure user permissions to a SharePoint site
  • back up a SharePoint web site
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