Patch Management and Securing and Monitoring Servers in Windows Server 2008
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Developing an effective patch management strategy is critical in situations where there are many different operating systems with varying update requirements. This, along with monitoring the security and performance of business-critical servers, is the key to running an efficient Windows 2008 environment. This course discusses planning patch management strategies using Windows Server Update Services as well as monitoring the performance and security of servers using the Reliability and Performance Monitor tool and Windows System Resource Manager. This course is one in a series that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-646 PRO: Windows Server 2008, Server Administration. Passing this exam completes the requirements for the MCITPro: Server Administrator certification.
Windows Server administrators who are rolling out and supporting Windows Server 2008 in an enterprise organization; 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.
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