98-365 : MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals Course & Labs

98-365-complete
MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals Course & Labs
ISBN : 978-1-61691-580-3
Gain hands-on expertise in Microsoft 98-365 certification exam by 98-365 - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals course and performance-based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. 98-365 - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals program validates the skills and expertise of a candidate required for understanding server roles, installation, maintenance, and performance management; storage; and Active directory.

Lessons

uCertify uses content from well known publishers, instructors, and subject matter experts. They have a minimum of 15 years of experience in their fields. uCertify brings these textbooks to life. It is full of interactive activities that keep the learner engaged. uCertify brings all available learning resources for a topic in one place so that the learner can efficiently learn without going to multiple places. Challenge questions are also embedded in the chapters so learners can attempt those while they are learning about that particular topic. This helps them grasp the concepts better because they can go over it again right away which improves learning. At the end of every lesson, uCertify courses guide the learners on the path they should follow.

uCertify platform supports 50+ different types of interactive activities, connect the idea, or try it yourself lab activities embedded throughout its course. These interactive activities keep learners engaged and make learning fun.

Here's What You Get

Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

Each lesson comes with Exercises, Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Exercises come with detailed remediation, which ensures that learners are confident on the topic before proceeding. Flashcards help master the key concepts. Glossary defines the key terms.

Exercise Questions
351+
Quizzes
115+
Flashcards
104+
Glossary of terms
104+
Lessons
15+
Videos and How To..

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Videos
39+
Minutes
26+

Test Prep & Practice Questions

uCertify provides full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Here's What You Get

Pre-assessments Questions
50+
Full Length Tests
6+
Post-Assessments Questions
55+

Features

Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.

Labs

Online labs can be used to supplement training. uCertify labs are an inexpensive & safe way to explore and learn. uCertify labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
97+
Video tutorials
93+
Hours
01:28+

Hands on Activities

Windows Server Overview

  • Installing routing and remote access
  • Testing remote access client connectivity
  • Configuring printers

Installing Windows Servers

  • Installing Windows deployment services
  • Installing print and document services
  • Installing server core
  • Installing a plug and play device
  • Installing a non-plug and play device
  • Updating a device driver
  • Rolling back a device driver to the previous version
  • Signing a device driver package
  • Creating a certificate
  • Viewing a certificate information
  • Adding a certificate to the Trusted Root CA certificate store

Managing Windows Server Storage

  • Choosing a file system
  • Configuring RAID 1
  • Configuring RAID 0
  • Creating a VHD file

Administering Services

  • Configuring startup type and recovery for services
  • Specifying a user account to log on
  • Managing services
  • Starting a service at the power shell
  • Stopping a service at the power shell
  • Restarting a service at the power shell
  • Displaying service status and dependencies

Active Directory Infrastructure

  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Identifying DNS terms
  • Configuring active directory sites
  • Configuring subnets
  • Scheduling AD replication
  • Creating and deleting a site link

Configuring Active Directory

  • Creating a host
  • Installing a DNS server
  • Configuring the DNS zone
  • Configuring IP settings
  • Configuring the primary DNS suffix
  • Installing ADDS using the command prompt
  • Viewing domain specific FSMO roles
  • Transferring domain-wide FSMO roles
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role

Managing Active Directory

  • Creating a domain user account
  • Creating a domain local group
  • Creating a global group
  • Creating a universal group
  • Creating groups and adding users using AGDLP strategy
  • Adding a user in a global group
  • Adding a global group as a member of a universal group
  • Adding a universal group as a member of a domain local group
  • Setting the profile path to save a user profile
  • Creating organizational units
  • Moving a user to an organizational unit
  • Delegating control in an organizational unit

Group Policy Management

  • Using group policy cmdlets
  • Processing a group policy
  • Editing group policy settings
  • Creating a group policy
  • Creating GPO desktop restrictions

Application Servers

  • Installing the application server role
  • Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Understanding threat management server features

Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • Creating an FTP site
  • Generating a request for an Internet server certificate
  • Installing an SSL certificate to a website
  • Binding an SSL certificate to a website
  • Managing SSL settings
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Adding support for ASP and ASP.NET to IIS installation
  • Enabling 32-bit application for an application pool
  • Adding the FTP service to a server
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Creating a web site
  • Importing a certificate

File and Print Servers

  • Configuring security policy to enable auditing
  • Disabling the sharing wizard
  • Creating a DFS namespace
  • Installing an Internet printing client
  • Enabling file, folder, and share permissions
  • Enabling printer pooling

Remote Access Technologies

  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Displaying system information

Server Troubleshooting

  • Configuring event logs
  • Filtering entries in Event Viewer

Performance Tuning

  • Adding counters
  • Creating data sets
  • Configuring data collection set - alerts
  • Analyzing performance data

Server Maintenance

  • Configuring startup options
  • Installing the WSUS server role
  • Installing Microsoft report viewer redistributable
  • Using GPO for client targeting
  • Installing the Windows server backup feature
  • Performing a full server backup
  • Setting up folder redirection
  • Verifying folder redirection
  • Managing backups
  • Backing up an active directory

Live Lab

Live-Lab is an add-on component. Please select it while buying the course. It is a real computer equipment, networked together and conveniently accessible over the Internet using virtualization. A live-lab has equipment such as a computer, server, switch or router in it that a user is free to configure.

The benefits of live-labs are:

  • Exam based practical tasks
  • Real equipment, absolutely no simulations
  • Access to the latest industry technologies
  • Available anytime, anywhere on any device
  • Break and Reset functionality
  • No hardware costs

Here's What You Get

live lab
17+
Video tutorials
93+
Hours
01:28+

Hands on Activities

Windows Server Overview

  • Installing routing and remote access
  • Testing remote access client connectivity
  • Configuring printers

Installing Windows Servers

  • Installing Windows deployment services
  • Installing print and document services
  • Installing server core
  • Installing a plug and play device
  • Installing a non-plug and play device
  • Updating a device driver
  • Rolling back a device driver to the previous version
  • Signing a device driver package
  • Creating a certificate
  • Viewing a certificate information
  • Adding a certificate to the Trusted Root CA certificate store

Managing Windows Server Storage

  • Choosing a file system
  • Configuring RAID 1
  • Configuring RAID 0
  • Creating a VHD file

Administering Services

  • Configuring startup type and recovery for services
  • Specifying a user account to log on
  • Managing services
  • Starting a service at the power shell
  • Stopping a service at the power shell
  • Restarting a service at the power shell
  • Displaying service status and dependencies

Active Directory Infrastructure

  • Creating an organizational unit using Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Identifying DNS terms
  • Configuring active directory sites
  • Configuring subnets
  • Scheduling AD replication
  • Creating and deleting a site link

Configuring Active Directory

  • Creating a host
  • Installing a DNS server
  • Configuring the DNS zone
  • Configuring IP settings
  • Configuring the primary DNS suffix
  • Installing ADDS using the command prompt
  • Viewing domain specific FSMO roles
  • Transferring domain-wide FSMO roles
  • Installing the Active Directory Domain Services role

Managing Active Directory

  • Creating a domain user account
  • Creating a domain local group
  • Creating a global group
  • Creating a universal group
  • Creating groups and adding users using AGDLP strategy
  • Adding a user in a global group
  • Adding a global group as a member of a universal group
  • Adding a universal group as a member of a domain local group
  • Setting the profile path to save a user profile
  • Creating organizational units
  • Moving a user to an organizational unit
  • Delegating control in an organizational unit

Group Policy Management

  • Using group policy cmdlets
  • Processing a group policy
  • Editing group policy settings
  • Creating a group policy
  • Creating GPO desktop restrictions

Application Servers

  • Installing the application server role
  • Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Understanding threat management server features

Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • Creating an FTP site
  • Generating a request for an Internet server certificate
  • Installing an SSL certificate to a website
  • Binding an SSL certificate to a website
  • Managing SSL settings
  • Adding the Web Server (IIS) role
  • Adding support for ASP and ASP.NET to IIS installation
  • Enabling 32-bit application for an application pool
  • Adding the FTP service to a server
  • Installing the FTP server under the Web Server role
  • Creating a web site
  • Importing a certificate

File and Print Servers

  • Configuring security policy to enable auditing
  • Disabling the sharing wizard
  • Creating a DFS namespace
  • Installing an Internet printing client
  • Enabling file, folder, and share permissions
  • Enabling printer pooling

Remote Access Technologies

  • Configuring remote assistance
  • Enabling remote desktop
  • Displaying system information

Server Troubleshooting

  • Configuring event logs
  • Filtering entries in Event Viewer

Performance Tuning

  • Adding counters
  • Creating data sets
  • Configuring data collection set - alerts
  • Analyzing performance data

Server Maintenance

  • Configuring startup options
  • Installing the WSUS server role
  • Installing Microsoft report viewer redistributable
  • Using GPO for client targeting
  • Installing the Windows server backup feature
  • Performing a full server backup
  • Setting up folder redirection
  • Verifying folder redirection
  • Managing backups
  • Backing up an active directory

Exam Information

The MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 98-365. This certifications allows you to start from the beginning to learn how to administer Windows servers.

Prepare for the following certifications

Career Prospects

The Microsoft's MTA certified candidates has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • IT professional
  • Windows Server Administrator
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 115

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft Windows Server Administration Fundamentals exam is administered by Certiport and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Certiport: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
Multiple choice questions
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the Microsoft Technology Associate certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidates have some hands-on experience with Windows Server.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
45 minutes
What is the passing score?
700

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

Retake Policy for Microsoft 98-365 exam is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait seven days before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A seven-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • A candidate may not take a given exam any more than five times per year (12 months). This 12-month period starts the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam retake. The candidate is then eligible to retake the exam 12 months from that date. To take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Technology Associate has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 98-365-complete, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Windows Server Overview

  • Overview
  • Introducing Servers
  • Understanding Server Roles
  • Microsoft Windows Server Features
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Installing Windows Servers

  • Overview
  • Installation Options
  • Upgrading Servers
  • Using Server Core
  • Working with Device Drivers
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Managing Windows Server Storage

  • Overview
  • Data Storage Concepts
  • Understanding RAID
  • Identifying Storage Technologies
  • Understanding Disk Types
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Administering Services

  • Overview
  • Understanding Services
  • Configuring Services
  • Managing Services
  • Troubleshooting Services
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Active Directory Infrastructure

  • Overview
  • Understanding Active Directory
  • Planning for Active Directory Servers
  • Planning a DNS Namespace
  • Exploring Sites and Replication
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Configuring Active Directory

  • Overview
  • Planning an Active Directory Installation
  • Installing Active Directory
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Managing Active Directory

  • Running the DCPROMO Wizard
  • Overview
  • Exploring AD Management Tools
  • Working with Users and Groups
  • Understanding Organizational Units and Containers
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Group Policy Management

  • Overview
  • Understanding Group Policy
  • Defining the Group Policy Hierarchy
  • Touring the Group Policy Management Console
  • Creating a Group Policy Object
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Application Servers

  • Overview
  • Understanding Application Servers
  • Database Servers
  • Mail Servers: Using Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Collaboration Servers
  • Monitoring Servers
  • Threat Management Servers
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • Overview
  • Understanding Web Services
  • Internet Information Services
  • Running an FTP Server
  • Configuring Sites and Ports
  • Web Server Security
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: File and Print Servers

  • Overview
  • Exploring File Servers
  • Understanding DFS
  • Understanding Print Servers
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Remote Access Technologies

  • Overview
  • Planning for Remote Administration Tools
  • Understanding Remote Desktop Services
  • Review Questions

Lesson 13: Server Troubleshooting

  • Overview
  • Introducing Troubleshooting Processes and Procedures
  • REACTing
  • Stepping Through the OSI Model
  • Troubleshooting with the Hardware/Software Model
  • Symptom, Diagnosis, and Solution
  • Systems Thinking
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Review Questions

Lesson 14: Performance Tuning

  • Overview
  • Performance Myths and Truths
  • Command Prompt Tools
  • Resource Monitor
  • Performance Monitor
  • Virtualization and Performance
  • Review Questions

Lesson 15: Server Maintenance

  • Overview
  • Maintaining the Hardware
  • Planning for Server Downtime
  • Understanding Windows Update
  • Automating with Logs and Alerts
  • Planning for Continuity
  • Review Questions
uCertify

uCertify provides courses, simulator, labs, test prep kits for IT certifications including Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, CompTIA, CIW, PMI, ISC2, Linux, Zend, Google, IC3 , Adobe and many more.

© 2002-2017 uCertify. All Rights Reserved
app_store
google_play