Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services

Learn how to provision and configure advanced services using Windows Server. This course is part three in a series that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server environment. Although there is some crossover, this course primarily covers advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), identity management, rights management, federated services, network load balancing, failover clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Topics Covered In Course

  • Establishing advanced network services
  • Completing advanced file services
  • Carrying out dynamic access control
  • Enforcing distributed AD DS deployments
  • Executing AD DS sites and replication
  • Performing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Directing Active Directory Rights Management Services
  • Performing Active Directory Federation Services
  • Achieving network load balancing
  • Implementing failover clustering
  • Controlling failover clustering with Hyper-V
  • Accomplishing business continuity and disaster recovery


Completion of Networking Fundamentals is strongly recommended. Students who have successfully completed the current CompTIA Network+ Certification process within the last 12 months or, upon approval of CIAT admissions, those who have 12 months or more of work experience in IT networking, may proceed directly to this course.

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