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Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Server Overview, Downloadable Version

Install Windows Server, understand server roles, take advantage of Windows Server Virtualization, identify hardware requirements and issues, and understand the server update process.

Duration: 00:46:44  File Size: 73 MB


Lesson 2

Lesson 2: Managing Windows Server, Downloadable Version

Manage Windows Server device drivers and services, and utilize Windows Server's remote management capabilities.

Duration: 00:44:51  File Size: 77 MB


Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Managing Storage, Downloadable Version

Compare and manage storage technologies; configure and manage RAID; understand the types of disks Windows Server can use.

Duration: 00:40:27  File Size: 67 MB


Lesson 4

Lesson 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers, Downloadable Version

Monitor performance, interpret event logs and alerts, and control the boot process… prepare for business continuity… master a proven troubleshooting methodology for solving problems quickly and effectively.

Duration: 00:56:20  File Size: 86 MB


Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Working with Active Directory, Downloadable Version

Understand Windows Server's Active Directory infrastructure… create and work with users, groups, and Organizational Units (OUs)… establish and enforce Group Policy.

Duration: 00:50:38  File Size: 79 MB


Lesson 6

Lesson 6: File and Print Services, Downloadable Version

Set up NTFS permissions, shared drives and folders, shared printers, and auditing.

Duration: 00:33:07  File Size: 54 MB


Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Popular Windows Network Services and Applications, Downloadable Version

Use key Windows services, including remote access and server virtualization.

Duration: 00:32:44  File Size: 58 MB


Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Preparing for Certification, Downloadable Version

Understand the MTA 98-365 certification exam's test objectives; master proven strategies for test taking and preparation; learn how to sign up for the exam when you're ready.

Duration: 00:27:16  File Size: 41 MB


  • Copyright 2015
  • Edition: 1st
  • Downloadable Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33841-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33841-0

3+ Hours of Video Instruction

Your complete Windows Server video course: hands-on skills for real-world success, plus expert prep for your MTA 98-365 (Windows Server Administration Fundamentals) exam!


In this unique video package, top IT instructor/consultant Ed Liberman helps you master the core skills you need to run and manage Windows Server, and fully prepare for your MTA 98-365 certification exam. Drawing on his experience helping thousands of people supercharge their IT careers, Liberman helps you develop real world skills for success with Windows Server -- and even have fun while you learn. Step by step, you'll build and deepen your knowledge of installing Windows Server, defining Server Roles, using Active Directory, managing storage, and using Windows Server's most important maintenance tools. Everything's organized into bite-sized, self-contained sessions, so you can learn key Windows skills in as little as five minutes!

About the Instructor

Ed Liberman (MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, A+, Network+, Server+, CWTS, CWNA, CWNT) has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998, and has helped thousands of people get started in IT or advance their IT careers. When not teaching, he consults independently with corporations seeking to improve their network infrastructure.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • How to install and update Windows Server, and establish server roles
  • How to manage Windows Server hardware, services, and storage
  • How to efficiently monitor and troubleshoot Windows Server
  • How to ensure maximum server performance and prepare for business continuity
  • How to provide efficient file, print, and remote access services
  • How to set up Active Directory users, groups, OUs, and Group Policy
  • How to take advantage of Windows Server's powerful virtualization capabilities
  • The best ways to prepare for your MTA 98-365 certification exam

Who Should Take This Course

  • Everyone who wants to use or manage Windows Server, especially those preparing for Microsoft's MTA 98-365 Windows Server Administration Fundamentals certification exam

Course Requirements

  • Basic experience with any version of Windows

Table of Contents

Course Intro

  • 0.1. Meet Your Instructor

  • 0.2. What We Will Cover

  • Lesson 1: Server Overview

  • 1.1. Server Installation Options

  • 1.2. Server Roles

  • 1.3. Server Virtualization

  • 1.4. Server Hardware

  • 1.5. Understanding Updates

  • Lesson 2: Managing Windows Server

  • 2.1. Device Drivers

  • 2.2. Services

  • 2.3. Remote Management

  • Lesson 3: Managing Storage

  • 3.1. Storage Technologies

  • 3.2. RAID

  • 3.3. Disk Types

  • Lesson 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting Servers

  • 4.1. Performance Monitoring

  • 4.2. Event Logs and Alerts

  • 4.3. Boot Process

  • 4.4. Business Continuity

  • 4.5. Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Lesson 5: Working with Active Directory

  • 5.1. Active Directory Infrastructure

  • 5.2. Users

  • 5.3. Groups

  • 5.4. Organizational Units (OUs)

  • 5.5. Group Policy

  • Lesson 6: File and Print Services

  • 6.1. NTFS Permissions

  • 6.2. Shared Drives and Folders

  • 6.3. Printers

  • 6.4. Auditing

  • Lesson 7: Popular Windows Network Services and Applications

  • 7.1. Web Servers

  • 7.2. Remote Access Servers

  • 7.3. Server Virtualization

  • Lesson 8: Preparing for Certification

  • 8.1. Test Objectives

  • 8.2. Test Preparation Strategies

  • 8.3. Test Taking Strategies

  • 8.4. How to Sign Up for the Exam

  • Course Summary

  • 9.1. What We Covered

  • 9.2. What’s Next

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    LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.informit.com/livelessons


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