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In this entry-level Microsoft skills training, James Conrad prepares server administrators to install, configure, and maintain Server 2008.
Only recently did Server 2008 reach its end of support date. As a result, there is still a market need for systems administrators that are well versed in Server 2008. Even Server 2003 is still widely used, so you’ll be sure to find use in this Server 2008 training for years. This Server 2008 Training takes a deep-dive into the popular server operating system.
After completing this Microsoft training you'll know how to migrate core infrastructure services, reduce server maintenance, and maintain Windows Server Cores. This video training with Don Jones provides an in-depth overview of servers including everything from installation to creating a web server, IPv6 support, file services, and more.
For anyone who leads a technology team, this Microsoft training can be selectively curated into individual or team training plans or visited as a legacy Microsoft reference resource.
Windows Server 2008: What You Need to Know
This All Windows Server 2008 training has videos that cover systems infrastructure topics including:
- Installing and managing Active Directory
- Automating Active Directory accounts
- Managing user accounts
- Configuring Active Directory certificate services
- Using Certificate Authorities
- Using Windows PowerShell for management and maintenance
Who Should Take Windows Server 2008 Training?
This Windows Server 2008 training is considered administrator-level Microsoft training, which means it was designed for server administrators.
New or aspiring server administrators. If you’re brand new to server administration, you might be surprised to learn that there’s never been a better time to be a trained expert in a technology that’s about to be deprecated. With this training in all Windows Server 2008, you’ll be a trained expert just as Windows pulls all support for Windows Server 2008 R2 in 2020. But that doesn’t mean companies are going to stop using it. Server administrators who can operate Windows Server 2008 will be valuable, and you could be setting yourself up for long-term success with companies that don’t have the resources to migrate off the platform.
Experienced server administrators. If you’re a server administrator with several years of experience, you might have just been starting out in your career when Windows Server 2008 was the new, exciting technology. When all support for Windows Server 2008 R2 ends in January 2020, server administrators with verified expertise in all Windows Server 2008 functions and operations will be at a premium, and with this training, that can be you.