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Windows Server 2008 is a server operating system developed by Microsoft. It is a vast improvement on the previous 2003 version and has a lot of critical uses like web, email and database hosting. This is why you should consider getting this 70-640 – Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Accredited Training course.

This course will help you configure the second release of Windows Server 2008 and as such starts out by helping you install the active directory role. Next, you will learn to work with active directory objects, understand GPOs, manage users and groups with the AD, and work with domain controllers. Furthermore, you will also discover ways to add DNS, secure the authentication process, monitor and support AD, and plan active directory deployment. Finally, the course will further address IDA solutions and active directory certificate services.

Using the content covered will help you develop skills to utilize Windows Server, which is why you should consider getting this course now.

Why Should You Choose 70-640 – Configuring Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Accredited Training

  • Internationally recognised accredited qualification
  • 1 year accessibility to the course
  • Free e-Certificate
  • Instant certificate validation facility
  • Properly curated course with comprehensive syllabus
  • Full-time tutor support on working days (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Access to the course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime
  • Eligible for **Student ID** card which gives you 1000’s of discounts from biggest companies.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful in no time. You will be able to stand out in the crowd after completing this course. You will also be able to add our qualifications to your Resume and make yourself worthy in the competitive job industry.


Who is this course for?

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students of all academic backgrounds.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, this course is accredited by CiQ and CPD Qualification Standards.

If I take the course, how will I be assessed?

Once you complete all the lessons/units, you are required to sit an exam which is multiple-choice. Pass mark is 60%.

Does this course include exams?

Yes, this course includes exams.

How can I achieve my certificate?

Once you successfully pass your exam you can obtain your certificate of achievement either in PDF or hard copy format, or both, for an additional fee.  Certificates are also available as e-certificates.

Is there any charge for certification?

Yes, there is an additional charge for the certification service.  Certificates are £4 each for PDFs and £8 each for hard copies. If both PDF and hard copy certificates are ordered at the same time, the cost is £10. E-certificates are available from your learning portal completely free of charge.

Can anyone validate my certificate through your website?

Yes, there is a unique code issued for every certificate and anyone can validate your certificate by using this code through our website.

Are there any prerequisites for the course?

There are no prerequisites for this course and it is open to everyone.

How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

Once you purchase a course your account will be set up within 48 hours and you will receive an email with your account details.

For how long do I have access to the course?

You will have access to the course for one year following purchase.

What support do you offer?

We provide 24 hours live chat support and our customer service team is available during working hours to answer your phone calls.

Course Curriculum

  • Installing the Active Directory Role
  • What is IDA?
  • 00:16:00
  • How to Install the AD DS Role
  • 00:11:00
  • The New Windows 2008 Server Core
  • 00:09:00
  • Installing AD DS Server Core
  • 00:02:00
  • Working With Active Directory Objects
  • Working with the MMC
  • 00:19:00
  • Working with Objects in Active Directory
  • 00:12:00
  • How to Search Through Active Directory
  • 00:07:00
  • Securing and Delegating AD Objects
  • 00:12:00
  • Adding Computer Accounts to AD
  • 00:08:00
  • Organizing AD with Container Objects
  • 00:13:00
  • Working With Computer Objects and Accounts
  • 00:17:00
  • Automating Computer Account Creation
  • 00:08:00
  • Understanding GPOs
  • Using Group Policy
  • 00:04:00
  • What Are Group Policy Objects
  • 00:21:00
  • Restricted Group Policies
  • 00:02:00
  • Analyzing Security Settings
  • 00:12:00
  • Using The Security Configuration Wizard
  • 00:05:00
  • Deploying Software with Group Policy
  • 00:10:00
  • Understanding Group Policy Scope
  • 00:11:00
  • How Group Policy Settings are Processed
  • 00:09:00
  • Verifying Group Policy Settings
  • 00:05:00
  • Enabling Auditing
  • 00:13:00
  • Managing Users and Groups with AD
  • Automating User Account Creation
  • 00:10:00
  • Working with User Attributes
  • 00:15:00
  • User Account Administrative Tasks
  • 00:05:00
  • Using PowerShell to Create User Accounts
  • 00:09:00
  • Group Creation and Management
  • 00:08:00
  • The Basics of Groups
  • 00:25:00
  • Best Practices for Using AD Groups
  • 00:08:00
  • Automating Group Creation
  • 00:05:00
  • Advanced Group Options
  • 00:09:00
  • Working With Domain Controllers
  • Installation Options
  • 00:06:00
  • How to Install a Domain Controller
  • 00:06:00
  • Introducing the Operations Masters
  • 00:11:00
  • Designing Where to Deploy the Operation Masters
  • 00:14:00
  • SYSVOL Replication with DFS
  • 00:02:00
  • Adding DNS
  • DNS Basics
  • 00:15:00
  • DNS Definitions and Terms
  • 00:17:00
  • Setting up DNS for the Enterprise
  • 00:09:00
  • Securing the Authentication Process
  • Password Security Policies
  • 00:15:00
  • Introducing the Read-Only Domain Controller
  • 00:06:00
  • Installing the RODC
  • 00:05:00
  • Auditing Authentication Events
  • 00:03:00
  • Monitoring and Supporting AD
  • Preparing for Recovery
  • 00:10:00
  • Active Directory Tools
  • 00:24:00
  • Monitoring Active Directory Performance
  • 00:11:00
  • Planning Active Directory Deployment
  • What Are Sites
  • 00:27:00
  • Deciding on Site Boundaries
  • 00:07:00
  • Working with Global Catalog Placement with AD Partitions
  • 00:09:00
  • Controlling Replication Between Sites
  • 00:20:00
  • Managing the Global Catalog
  • 00:04:00
  • Configuring AD Trust Relationships
  • 00:32:00
  • Choosing the Domain and Forest Functional Levels
  • 00:07:00
  • IDA Solutions
  • Understanding AD FS
  • 00:10:00
  • Installing AD FS
  • 00:01:00
  • Configuring and Using AD FS
  • 00:03:00
  • Understanding AD RMS
  • 00:10:00
  • Installing AD RMS
  • 00:03:00
  • Topic F Configuring and Using AD RMS
  • 00:07:00
  • Understanding AD LDS
  • 00:08:00
  • Installing AD LDS
  • 00:02:00
  • Configuring and Using AD LDS
  • 00:07:00
  • Topic J Security Review
  • 00:04:00
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Understanding AD CS
  • 00:29:00
  • Installing AD CS
  • 00:02:00
  • Configuring and Using AD CS
  • 00:08:00
  • Mock Exam
  • Final Exam

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