Application Access and Delivery in Microsoft Windows Server 2008
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One of the administrative tasks to consider when making network design and infrastructure plans is the business's requirements for application availability, deployment, and management. This can involve the need to make desktop environments or individual applications available to remote users or clients, deciding on the method to use for distribution of application packages, or determining the need for and type of an application management product to implement. This course covers the Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services role that offers remote desktop and application access, including the capabilities provided by TS Licensing, TS RemoteApp, TS Web Access, TS Gateway, and TS Session Broker role services. It also covers options for deploying application packages to users or computers through AD DS Group Policy and a look at management using specialized System Center products such as System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and System Center Essentials 2007. The course covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-647 PRO: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator. Passing the prerequisite MCTS exams and this Professional Series exam completes the requirements for the MCITP: Enterprise Administrator certification.
Windows Server administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in the enterprise; Windows Server administrators who manage infrastructure, web, and IT application servers for an enterprise organization; 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
As an exam prerequisite, any candidate should have taken and passed the following MCTS level exams:
70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring
70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring
70-643: TS: Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure, Configuring