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If server administration is your dream career, you are heading the right way with this course. This course is set to guide you thoroughly on server administration to give your dream career the jumpstart it needs. From server deployment, to ensuring application and data provisioning, you will learn everything you need to know from this course to get started with servers.

Not only will you learn how to deploy and manage servers, you will also get to learn how to monitor and maintain them as well. The importance of application and data provisioning in server administration and the ways in which to ensure them will then be discussed in detail thorough this course. The tutors will also guide you on other topics such as business continuity and high availability to further solidify your knowledge on server administration.

By the end of this course, you will walk away with an outstanding knowledge on server administration to work for a number of jobs in the IT industry. You can also use this course as a foundation to follow up on the other related courses or to demand for a higher pay or job promotion from your employer.

Why consider learning at study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn how to plan for server deployment and management
  • Understand the ways in which to monitor and maintain servers
  • Explore how to promote application and data provisioning
  • Scrutinise business continuity and high availability

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is mainly aimed at individuals interested in learning server administration to kick start a successful career in it. However, IT professionals looking for a way to progress in their career might also find this course to be worthwhile.

Entry requirements

  • Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification and Awarding Body

Those who successfully complete the course will be Microsoft Windows Server 2008: Server Administration certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Progression and career path

This certificate will improve your eligibility for an array of jobs in the IT industry. You can also use this certificate to study further in the subject or to make significant progress in your career. Below mentioned are few of the job roles this certificate will help you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com,

  • Systems Administrator – £25,379 per annum
  • System Administrator, Windows Server – £30,497 per annum
  • System Administrator, Server – £30,327 per annum

Other benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

free introduction
Microsoft 70-646 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator FREE 00:00:00
Course Brochure – Microsoft 70-646 Pro: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator FREE 00:00:00
1: Planning Server Deployment
1. Introduction 00:00:00
2. Overview Of Windows Server 2008 Deployment-Part 1-4 00:00:00
3. Identifying Windows Server 2008 Compatibility Issues 00:00:00
4. Developing A Deployment Plan-Part 1-2 00:00:00
5. Planning The Server Decommissioning 00:00:00
6. Commissioning Windows 2008 Server 00:00:00
7. Planning Server Deployment Summary 00:00:00
2: Automating Server Deployment
1. Understanding Deployment Options-Part 1-2 00:00:00
2. Windows Automated Installation Kit-Part 1-3 00:00:00
3. Working With Images 00:00:00
4. Using Windows Deployment Services-Part 1-4 00:00:00
5. Automating Server Activation 00:00:00
6. Automating Server Deployment Summary 00:00:00
3: Planning for Server Management
1. Introduction To Server Management 00:00:00
2. Remote Server Management-Part 1-3 00:00:00
3. Decentralizing Server Management-Part 1-2 00:00:00
4. Planning For Server Management Summary 00:00:00
4: Planning the Network Infrastructure
1. Planning An IPv4 Addressing Scheme-Part 1-3 00:00:00
2. Planning An IPv6 Transition 00:00:00
3. Planning The DHCP Infrastructure-Part 1-2 00:00:00
4. Planning DHCP Configuration 00:00:00
5. Planning The Network Infrastructure Summary 00:00:00
5: Planning Name Resolution Services
1. Gathering Information For The Name Resolution Design-Part 1-2 00:00:00
2. Designing A DNS Server Strategy-Part 1-2 00:00:00
3. Designing DNS Zone Implementations-Part 1-2 00:00:00
4. Optimizing DNS Servers 00:00:00
5. Designing DNS For High Availability And Security 00:00:00
6. Designing A WINS Name Resolution Strategy 00:00:00
7. Planning Name Resolution Services Summary 00:00:00
6: Planning File and Print Services
1. Planning File Services-Part 1-5 00:00:00
2. Planning For Storage Management 00:00:00
3. Planning Print Services-Part 1-3 00:00:00
4. Planning File And Print Services Summary 00:00:00
7: Planning Active Directory Domain Services
1. Planning ADDS Forests 00:00:00
2. Planning ADDS Domains 00:00:00
3. Planning ADDS Physical Structure-Part 1-2 00:00:00
4. Planning Administrative Structures 00:00:00
5. Planning ADDS Maintenance Strategies 00:00:00
6. Planning Group Policy Implementations-Part 1-4 00:00:00
7. Planning ADDS Summary 00:00:00
8: Planning Active Directory Certificate Services
1. Overview Of PublicKey Infrastructure And ADCS-Part 1-2 00:00:00
2. Designing Certificate Authority Hierarchy 00:00:00
3. Design Certificate Template 00:00:00
4. Designing Certificate Distribution And Revocation 00:00:00
5. Planning AD Certificate Servers 00:00:00
9: Planning High Availability
1. Overview Of High Availability 00:00:00
2. Planning Network Load Balancing 00:00:00
3. Planning Failover Clustering-Part 1-2 00:00:00
4. Planning High Availability Summary 00:00:00
10: Planning Backups For Windows Server
1. Planning Backups For Windows Server-Part 1-2 00:00:00
2. Planning A Backup Policy 00:00:00
3. Planning Restore Policies For Windows Server 2008 00:00:00
4. Planning Business Continuity Summary 00:00:00
11: Planning Server Monitoring and Maintenance
1. Planning Server Monitoring-Part 1-2 00:00:00
2. Planning Server Maintenance 00:00:00
3. Planning Server Monitoring And Maintenance Summary 00:00:00
4. Conclusion 00:00:00

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